The Keys to a Healthy Pump

The initial purchase price of a pump is just a small part of its actual life-cycle cost. Whether your pump application is municipal, commercial or industrial, the long-term costs can result in a much larger investment. Luckily, there are steps you can take to minimize this investment and increase your pump’s life expectancy by following proper installation and maintenance procedures.

Life Expectancy

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Proper procedures increase a pump’s life expectancy

About The Author: 

Brian Daschner is president and CEO of Hydroflo Pumps Inc. Daschner can be reached at bdhydroflopumps@yahoo.com or 615.799.9662.

Publication Date: 
November 4, 2011
Activation Date: 
November 4, 2011
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
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23119

Pumping Solutions

One of the greatest added-value services that water and plumbing professionals can provide to their customers is trusted and helpful advice, including tips on keeping themselves, family members and pets safe from floodwaters. Water infiltration or contaminated standing water pose a number of potential dangers to health and property.

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Tips on effectively employing pumps in emergency situations

About The Author: 

Doug Billiter is regional manager, WAYNE Water Systems/Blue Angel Pumps. Billiter can be reached at dbilliter@blueangelpumps.com or 513.367.3330.

Publication Date: 
April 29, 2011
Activation Date: 
April 29, 2011
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
22713

Zero-Lead Zone

Water pumps, including submersible and vertical turbines, play an integral role in everyday life. Whether they pull water from a source to a treatment plant, add necessary chemicals to the water at the plant or help move the water from the plant to a tap, turbines work constantly to serve communities.

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Assessing changes brought on by new movement

About The Author: 

Brian Daschner is president of Hydroflo Pumps. Daschner can be reached at bdhydroflopumps@yahoo.com or 615.799.9662.

Publication Date: 
April 13, 2011
Activation Date: 
April 13, 2011
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
22686

Pumping Energy Efficiency

The factors behind potential pump system savings

About The Author: 

Jack Creamer is market segment manager – pumping equipment, industry business, for Schneider Electric. Creamer can be reached at jack.creamer@us.schneider-electric.com

Activation Date: 
November 23, 2010
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
22320

Skid Systems

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Products
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58292
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Dealer of the Month February 2010

The Chem-Feed skid system is a versatile, lightweight skid system.

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Disinfectant Flexibility

Dual chemical injection capability provides flexibility

About The Author: 

Mark Slusher is VP of marketing for EMEC Americas, Inc. Slusher can be reached at 978.386.0000 or by e-mail at mark.slusher@emecamericas.com.

Activation Date: 
February 8, 2010
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
21455

Peristaltic Metering Pump

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General
Legacy ID: 
57822
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November 2009

Benefits of the Flex-Pro A4 include: outputs to 171 gph, 1000:1 turndown ratio and continuous feed, output pressure ratings to 125 psi/8.6 Bar, automated PPM dosing, operator-friendly digital touchpad with menu-driven software, no-maintenance brushless variable speed motor, patented tube failure detection system and heavy-duty single-piece rotor. LCD displays motor speed, input signal values and service and alarm status.

The Right Pump for the Job

The versatility of hydraulic submersible pumps

About The Author: 

David Handy is location manager for Griffin Dewatering. Handy can be reached at 866.770.8100 or by e-mail at gpe@griffinpump.com.

Activation Date: 
January 28, 2009
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
20081

Minimizing Lifecycle Costs

Selecting an energy-efficient pumping system

About The Author: 

Robert K. Asdal is executive director of the Hydraulic Institute. Asdal can be reached at 973.267.9700.

Activation Date: 
October 24, 2008
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
19753

Pumps on the Jobsite

Pumps aid with dust control for residential development

About The Author: 

Kirsten Petersen is marketing coordinator and technical writer for Thompson Pump & Mfg. Petersen can be reached at 386.944.4145 or by e-mail at kpetersen@thompsonpump.com.

Activation Date: 
February 4, 2008
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18926