Envirogen and Inotec to Advance Bioreactor Performance for Water Treatment

Envirogen and Inotec to Advance Bioreactor Performance for Water Treatment

The initial focus of the development activity will be on reducing the amount of substrate (electron donor) required to successfully operate anoxic bioreactors as well as on minimizing the amount of solids generated during operation. Bioreactor treatment operating costs are among the lowest of any type of water treatment technology on the market today with […]

Grundfos introduces lightweight ultrafiltration booster module

Grundfos introduces lightweight ultrafiltration booster module

The BMS range is suitable for high flow and pressure applications in industrial and wastewater systems. The product design is 75% lighter than its predecessor due to the removal of maintenance-heavy components, which also makes it easier to access vital parts. It also features a permanent magnet motor which reportedly improves pump efficiency by up […]

New Piping Plans for Better Leak Detection

New Piping Plans for Better Leak Detection

Piping plans for mechanical seals are used to improve the environmental conditions around a seal, extend its capabilities and allow operators to monitor seal performance. American Petroleum Institute (API) 682 contains the most widely referenced specifications for mechanical seal piping plans. This standard includes existing piping plans used in the field and introduces new piping […]

Blacoh University’s New Pump Industry Video is a Hit, Blacoh

Blacoh University’s New Pump Industry Video is a Hit, Blacoh

Initial feedback has been overwhelmingly positive, according to Blacoh President, Andrew Yeghnazar. Andrew Yeghnazar, President of Blacoh Fluid Control, talked about how the roundtable format came to be. We challenged ourselves to capture integral parts of a complex process that relies heavily on technical knowledge and expertise, strong business relationships, and hands-on support in order […]

Goulds Pumps expands magnetic drive pump line

Goulds Pumps expands magnetic drive pump line

Goulds Pumps has released four new sizes of its 3296 EZMAG magnetic drive pumps. The four new sizes offer improved commercial fit, increasing the portfolios total discharge capability to 620 ft. See full story on worldpumps.com Image courtesy of worldpumps.com

Mouvex® Launches Product Recovery Initiative at IFT’14

Mouvex® Launches Product Recovery Initiative at IFT’14

Mouvex® is pleased to announce the launch its new Product Recovery Initiative.

The Brands and Markets of Pump Solutions Group

The Brands and Markets of Pump Solutions Group

Learn how innovative positive displacement pump technology helps customers in a variety of industries, including Process, Hygienic, Transport, Water/Wastewater and Military & Marine applications. Pump Solutions Group and its various Operating Companies have an solution for virtually any tough transfer application. See full story on psgdover.com Pump Solutions Group: Our Brands, Our Markets

Spring Conference 2014 – NC AWWA-WEA

Spring Conference 2014 – NC AWWA-WEA

Make sure you come see Tencarva at the AWWA-WEA conference April 6 – 8, 2014. Sign up now to attend the 2014 Spring Conference:Spring into Operation! This event offers great networking and educational opportunities for water and wastewater professionals, and provides vendors the perfect venue to showcase their products and services. Contact AWWA-WEA or Catrice Jones at […]

Tencarva Uses Aquaforce at Booster Station in Marvell, AR » Tencarva Machinery Company

Tencarva Uses Aquaforce at Booster Station in Marvell, AR » Tencarva Machinery Company

Marvell, AR is a small rural water system had been using an elevated storage tank for means of water pressure and volume for the town supplied by an old turbine that would only fill the elevated tank to about half of its capacity. They have a second elevated tank in the county as a back […]

Conference 2014 Is Here !!! | VRWA

Conference 2014 Is Here !!! | VRWA

Make sure you come see Tencarva at the VRWA conference April 16-18, 2014 at The Hotel Roanoke Conference Center,Roanoke, Virginia Sign up now to attend the 2014 Annual Conference &Technical Exposition ! This event offers great networking and educational opportunities for Rural water and wastewater professionals, and provides vendors the perfect venue to showcase their products […]

Annual Conference & Exhibition | North Carolina Rural Water Association

Annual Conference & Exhibition | North Carolina Rural Water Association

Make sure you come see Tencarva at the NCRWA conference May 13 – 15, 2014. Sign up now to attend the 2014 Annual Conference & Exhibition! This event offers great networking and educational opportunities for water and wastewater professionals, and provides vendors the perfect venue to showcase their products and services. Contact NCRWA at 336.731.6963 […]

Understanding Pump Metallurgic Properties

Understanding Pump Metallurgic Properties

The metallurgic properties of various materials affect pump characteristics including what the equipment can tolerate, the finishes it has and what type of friction it can handle. This determines the selection of seals, lubricants and bearings in pumps. In this article, you will learn what makes metal magnetic, hard, soft, or corrosion or abrasion resistant. […]

5 handy tips to increase the longevity of a pressure sensor

5 handy tips to increase the longevity of a pressure sensor

Here are some simple, easy tips to implement that will result in fewer failures and longer lasting pressure sensors. Just as a large ship is steered by a rather small rudder, pressure sensors play a much larger role in process monitoring and control than their size indicates. Likewise, they may not be the most expensive […]

Frost & Sullivan: Demand for Pumps in North American Sanitary Applications Remains Steady

Frost & Sullivan: Demand for Pumps in North American Sanitary Applications Remains Steady

The research covers centrifugal pumps, which include single-stage, multi-stage, axial and mixed-flow, circulators and sealless pumps, as well as positive displacement pumps, which include rotary, reciprocating and peristaltic pumps. For more information on this research, please email Britni Myers, Corporate Communications, at britni.myers@frost.com, with your full name, company name, job title, telephone number, company email […]

How to Improve Vertical Turbine Pump Reliability through Optimum Bearing Selection

How to Improve Vertical Turbine Pump Reliability through Optimum Bearing Selection

By Allan BudrisVertical turbine pumps (VTPs) offer many unique advantages for many applications. VTPs are available in deep well, wet pit (short setting or close-coupled), canned, and submersible motor configurations. Accordingly, my September 2008 column on the advantages and cautions of using VTPs on water and wastewater applications concentrated primarily on cavitation, vibration and axial […]

Online quiz honors pumps as heart of industry

Online quiz honors pumps as heart of industry

The World of Pumps Quiz is the kick-off activity leading to Pump Appreciation Day, an annual program celebrated the second Tuesday in April. Pump Appreciation Day honors pumps as “the heart of industry” and features awards for outstanding organizations and individuals in the field, as well as activities to promote heart health.

▶ VISCOFLUX mobile – Drum Emptying Systems

▶ VISCOFLUX mobile – Drum Emptying Systems

The film shows the various application examples of the VISCOFLUX mobile drum emptying system. The fundamental advantages of this system are shown to you using the conveyance of Vaseline with the industrial version. You can find out more about the added advantages of the Pharma Food Cosmetic version in the conveyance of tomato puree. An […]

Product focus – Verderflex Dura dosing pumps

Product focus – Verderflex Dura dosing pumps

High pressure low volume dosing: The Dura 5 & Dura 7 deliver stable sub-litre per hour flows at either 5 or 8 Bar in a rugged hose pump format. Often pumps are set to over-dose to compensate for the loss of performance leading to increased chemical usage. Hose pumps are a well proven solution and […]

ITT’s Goulds Pumps Brand to Equip Stanford University Sustainability Program | ITT Corporation

ITT’s Goulds Pumps Brand to Equip Stanford University Sustainability Program | ITT Corporation

Three different Goulds Pumps brand models were selected by Stanford as part of a comprehensive district heating plan that will replace a current natural gas-powered cogeneration plant with an electricity-powered heat recovery plant.

Storage Tank Bottom Drain Comparison: Choosing the Right Option

Storage Tank Bottom Drain Comparison: Choosing the Right Option

Having complete bottom drainage in a storage tank is key for safety and proper tank maintenance.

WEMCO-Hidrostal Screw Centrifugal Pumps

WEMCO-Hidrostal Screw Centrifugal Pumps

The right pump for transporting most sludges and raw sewage. No other pump offers more quality or experience-proven features than Hidrostal to insure reliability and unsurpassed performance.

Green energy production from tomato plants

Green energy production from tomato plants

The year long growing of tomatoes has a by-product of 15 to 20 m3 of waste vegetation per day. This tomato plant waste is transported by a seepex open hopper pump of range BTM to an anaerobic digester designed, supplied and operated by Biotech Services Ltd.

Diaphragm pumps now available with Injected molded PE pump chambers

Diaphragm pumps now available with Injected molded PE pump chambers

Manufactured to be a more cost-effective alternative to standard solid plastic pump chambers, these injected molded PE pump chambers are assembled under controlled and clean conditions to accommodate a wide variety of pharmaceutical and biotech systems. Equipped with a product wetted plastic pump chamber that can be replaced as a complete unit, Quattroflow 1200SU-M Series […]

It’s Not an Igloo, It’s a Fiberglass Shelter!

It’s Not an Igloo, It’s a Fiberglass Shelter!

Did you know that our shelters are being used by the telecommunications industry? As a matter of fact, we are in the process of finishing somecustom fiberglass buildings to be used as microwave repeater stations just south of the Arctic Circle.

The BLACOH StoryNow Playing on BLACOH TV

The BLACOH StoryNow Playing on BLACOH TV

BLACOH has been solving common pumping system problems since 1976. See full story on blacoh.com Image courtesy of blacoh.com

3 Primary Questions When Defending a Machine Guarding Citation

3 Primary Questions When Defending a Machine Guarding Citation

Last year, the machine guarding standard 29 C.F.R. 1910.212 was among OSHAs top 10 most frequently cited standards, moving up one spot from where it was the previous year.

Xylem’s Flygt Pumps Stabilize Shipwreck in South African Waters

Xylem’s Flygt Pumps Stabilize Shipwreck in South African Waters

  Xylem Inc. played a key role in a recovery mission to stabilize a large cargo ship carrying 150, 000 tons of coal that ran aground off the coast of South Africa. Xylems Flygt 2600 series pumps removed water from the ship and helped to stabilize it so that none of the 1, 830 tons […]

Distributor Profile: A Firm Foundation

Distributor Profile: A Firm Foundation

It is unusual to come across someone today who has spent almost their entire career at one company.

Pearce Elected As President After Lee Retirement

Pearce Elected As President After Lee Retirement

The Board of Directors of Tencarva Machinery Co., which has a branch office in Greenville, has elected Edwin W. Pearce III as president after the retirement of Rod Lee, of Bayboro, who served in that position for 16 years.

Xylem introduces Flowtronex brand Oasis EX pump

Xylem introduces Flowtronex brand Oasis EX pump

Specifically engineered for retrofitting existing stations, the unit is an easy, cost-effective replacement to old pump controllers. Efficient water management: The controller delivers high-level control over resources and ensures efficient water use. By monitoring daily flow rates, superintendents can rest assured that overwatering will not occur.Eco-friendly and economical operations: Courses that use granular fertilizer can […]

Underwater pelletizing brings benefits to thermoplastic compounds

Underwater pelletizing brings benefits to thermoplastic compounds

An underwater pelletizing system the SPHERO 100 model brought substantial improvements to the type of granule produced and reduced the amount of waste produced.

John Crane Wins Project to Supply Products and Service for One of Iraq’s Largest Oil Fields

John Crane Wins Project to Supply Products and Service for One of Iraq’s Largest Oil Fields

The agreement covers mechanical seals and systems, high-performance couplings and hydrodynamic bearings used in the 24 centrifugal pumps supplied by TMP.

From Vine to Wine with Air-Operated Double-Diaphragm (AODD) Pumps

From Vine to Wine with Air-Operated Double-Diaphragm (AODD) Pumps

Pumping is a delicate process even more when handling media as sensitive as world class wines. With pumping being a crucial step According to the Wine Institute, 330 million cases of wine were consumed in 2010 alone. From 2010 to 2011, wine consumption in the US increased by 4.5 %, making America the worlds leading […]

Gorman-Rupp Announces Integrinex™ Line of Control Systems

Gorman-Rupp Announces Integrinex™ Line of Control Systems

Gorman-Rupp’s new Integrinex™ line of lift station controls is designed to ensure system performance through precise matching of controls to pumps and motors. See full story on grpumps.com Image courtesy of grpumps.com

Blackmer® Pumps Enhance Fuel Delivery At Boston Yacht Haven

Blackmer® Pumps Enhance Fuel Delivery At Boston Yacht Haven

Meeting the exacting fuel-delivery needs of Boston Yacht Haven’s clients requires a fuel pump that has been proven to reliably perform every time it’s called upon. This video illustrates how Blackmer® GX & X Series Sliding Vane Pumps answer the call for fuel delivery at the exclusive Boston Yacht Haven.

Pump Technology & Solutions Acquired

Pump Technology & Solutions Acquired

CUMMING – Tencarva Machinery Company, a distributor specializing in pumps, liquid process, and custom-designed systems for the industrial and municipal marketplace, recently acquired the assets of Pump Technology & Solutions Inc. (PTS), in Cumming, according to Rod Lee, Tencarva president.

Solving a Problem as Old as Pumps Themselves

Solving a Problem as Old as Pumps Themselves

Unfortunately, shaft deflection still causes high leakage and rapid packing wear. With water costs soaring, this area of the pump has become critical.