Entry process open for China’s pumps and valves awards

December 29th, 2014

There are five categories at the 2015 Ringier Technology Innovation Awards – Pumps & Valves Industry – Centrifugal Pumps, Positive Displacement Pumps, Jet Pumps & Other Pump Types, Valves, Seals, and Ancillary and Other Products. “A major awards scheme for companies operating in the Chinese market is open for entries.” Only new products and solutions Read More

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History of Christmas Trees

December 25th, 2014

Discover the history of the Christmas tree, from the earliest winter solstice celebrations, to Queen Victoria and all the way to the annual lighting of the Rockefeller Center tree. How It All Got Started Just as people today decorate their homes during the festive season with pine, spruce, and fir trees, ancient peoples hung evergreen Read More

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Hollow rotary disk pumps handle suspended solids

December 22nd, 2014

A new range of hollow rotary disk pumps designed to operate at low speeds and handle more challenging liquids such as those with suspended solids or higher viscosities has been launched. The new range of hollow rotary disk pumps are proven and reliable in transferring sensitive liquids at flow rates up to 250 m3/hr. Hollow Read More

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The top five things that cause inverter failure

December 15th, 2014

Jonathan Wilkins of European Automation writes: Inverters, drives, VSDs, variable speed drives, variable frequency drives – the category of products used to control an electric motor’s speed and thus reduce energy usage in a variable speed application has more names than Prince. Although, I suppose when you think about it he only has three really, Read More

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Solar Pumps Save Vineyard 75 Percent on Installation Costs

December 8th, 2014

Solar pumps reduced expenses and increased irrigation efficiency for a North Carolina business. Written by: Jeff Frank (Franklin Electric) Water is the lifeblood of agriculture, and the lack of it can limit the productivity of an otherwise economically attractive piece of property. Therefore, getting water to the crops is a critical part of a grower’s Read More

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