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High Performance Systems for Keeping Debris out of your Downstream Equipment

Posted by on April 13, 2017 in General | 0 comments

Eaton standard cast pipeline strainers protect pumps, filters, nozzles, flow meters, valves, heat exchangers, condensers, oil burners, boilers, and other process system components from damaging pipeline debris. Eaton maintains the largest and broadest inventory of strainers in the industry, and can provide off-the-shelf delivery of simplex, duplex, and Y strainers in metals such as cast iron, carbon steel, bronze, and stainless steel. Eaton standard cast pipeline strainers meet customers’ expectations and the highest standards, including: • ISO 9001-2008 quality management • Properly sized components to meet any    specified retention requirement and flow rate • NSF approved coatings • Ultra low discharge strainer technology that offers reduced purged volumes For more than 50 years, Eaton has led the way with designs that meet the growing and vigorous demands of process and manufacturing industries, utilities, and municipalities around the world. For More Information Click...

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Tuthill M-D Pneumatics Qube Blower Packages

Posted by on March 28, 2017 in General | 0 comments

Qube is the perfect, quiet solution for major industries including pneumatic conveying, wastewater aeration, plastics, cement and more. • Maintenance-friendly noise enclosure with easy access • Quiet operation • Shaft-driven cooling fan does not require additional electrical service • Instrument panel • Compact footprint • Oil drain/level gauge accessible from front for easy oil change • Mounting base includes integral fork truck pockets for easy transportation and positioning • Automatic V-belt tension system with visual indicator • Factory assembled and factory warranted including: – Electric motor – Discharge check valve – Relief valve – Process gauges • Optional accessories and controls available • ANSI or DIN connections • NEMA or IEC motor frames For more information on the QUBE, see the Brochure attached below, or contact Fluid Technology – (303) 233-7400 or Info@Fluid-Technology.com...

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Tuthill MPAK Blower Packages

Posted by on March 8, 2017 in General | 0 comments

MPAK is value-engineered to meet specific applications and designed for simple installation. Open and enclosed blower package configurations provide flow from 250 to 2200 CFM, pressure from 5 to 15 PSI, and vacuum from 12” to 17” Hg. MPAK packages are sized with air or gas blowers and backed by Tuthill’s premium customer service. Engineered with options. Get maximum performance, extreme reliability and cost efficiency by sizing M-D Pneumatics air or gas blowers to your application: CP Series, PD Plus, or Qx. Cost effective. Each MPAK is accurately sized to your application specifications. The most flexible, hassle-free design. Maintenance friendly design. Both open and enclosed packages allow easy access to components. Enclosed design features clear-view window to keep a close check on blower oil levels. Easy to operate. Standard gauges measure pressure, temperature, and filter life. Ready to go. MPAK packages are factory assembled and require minimal training at start up. Easy to move. Mounting base includes integral fork truck pockets for easy transportation and positioning. Retrofitable. Field retrofitable enclosure option available. For more information, see the brochure below, or contact Fluid Technology – (303) 233-7400 or...

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Eaton PROLINE 150 Multi-Bag Filter Housing

Posted by on February 28, 2017 in General | 0 comments

Eaton’s New PROLINE™ 150 Series Offers a Cost-Effective Solution for High Volume Process Filtration Eaton launched the new PROLINE 150 multi-bag filter housings last October and we want to remind you we can deliver 3, 4, 6, and 8 bag configurations within two weeks. The housings features a low profile design with side inlet and tangential outlet that provides easy and full drainage and reduces housing height to make filter bag change-outs easier.   Other key features include: A counter-balanced, spring-assisted cover lifting mechanism allows for quick and easy opening of even large covers Positive O-ring sealing provides bypass-free filtration while the unique 3-point hold down ensures a high-quality seal between each filter bag and the housing body 150# RF flanged inlet and outlet ports provide side inlet and tangential outlet configuration Heavy-duty stainless steel mounting legs Now available for quick delivery Call Fluid Technology for more information on the PROLINE...

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Tuthill M-D Pneumatics – CP Series Blowers

Posted by on February 16, 2017 in General | 0 comments

Tuthill brings 100+ years of engineering experience and solid, hands-on care to breathe life into every product we build. Our M-D Pneumatics™  rotary positive displacement blowers combine rugged performance with flexibility as drop-in replacements to fit a variety of applications. These are just a few reasons why the new CP Series is the Chief Pacesetter in blowers: Continuous Power: Delivering up to 20% more power, the CP Series is now rated up to 18 PSIG discharge pressure or 16” Hg dry vacuum. Constant Protection: Standard on all models, triple lip seals extend the life of the seal and have been shown to provide longer bearing life. Magnetic drain plugs keep particles from moving through bearings and seals. Clear Performance: All models come standard with sight glasses. Convenient Products: CP Series blowers can be field converted from horizontal to vertical flow, or vice versa, without any special tools or additional components. CP Series rotary blowers are designed to be interchangeable with equivalent sizes of Roots Universal RAI®, and many Sutorbilt® Legend® blowers. Click on the Brochure Link below for more...

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Comparing PD, Rotary Vane, Centrifugal and ROTRON Regenerative Blowers

Posted by on June 10, 2016 in General | 0 comments

Original Article found here AMETEK DFS Solutions Blog Comparing PD, Rotary Vane, Centrifugal and ROTRON Regenerative Blowers Posted by Amie Sedlock on Jun 8, 2016 10:30:00 AM When you’re in the market for a blower, things can get complicated especially when it’s your first time reviewing several competing blower technologies. Have no fear, we’re here to help! Throughout this blog we’ll discuss the difference between positive displacement, rotary vane, centrifugal and regenerative blowers, their performance capabilities, maintenance, life cycle, and cost of ownership. While we may not cover every type of blower available, we’ll discuss these four common blowers in detail to help you choose the best technology. Let’s Define Each Blower. What is a Regenerative Blower? A regenerative blower has impeller blades passing the inlet port to draw air or other gases into the blower. The impeller blades then, by centrifugal action, accelerates the air outward and forward. Here the regenerative principle takes effect as the air is turned back by the annular shaped housing to the base of the following blades where it is again hurled outward. Each regeneration imparts more pressure to the air. When the air reaches the stripper section at the outlet (the stripper is the part of the blower located between the inlet and the outlet in which the annulus is reduced in size to fit closely to the sides and tips of the impeller blades) the air is stripped from the impeller and diverted out of the blower. The pressures or vacuums generated by the one or two spinning, non-contacting, oil-free impellers are equal to those obtained by many larger multi-stage or positive displacement blowers. Download the Pamphlet!  What is a Positive Displacement/Rotary Lobe Blower? Unlike the blower mentioned above, a positive displacement blower (also called a rotary lobe or PD compressor) operates using the positive displacement principle, where by two figure eight, precisely machined impellers are mounted on parallel shafts. These shafts are married together and turn in opposite directions. The shafts are held in synchronization by lubricated gears, mating the two shafts together. The gears need to be continually submerged in a bath of oil or other lubricants, and sealed from air flow. Rotary lobe/positive displacement blowers can be used in applications requiring constant flows and pressures of 4-15 PSI. What is a Rotary Vane Blower? Rotary vane blowers are similar to PD blowers, but they can provide variable pressure at a constant flow. Most popular units have a series of four or more sliding vanes fitted into a rotor. These vanes will capture free air as the offset rotor passes the inlet port. As the rotor turns the air is compressed by the decreasing space on the inlet. This compressed air is forced out of the pressure port.       What is a Centrifugal Blower? A centrifugal blower is similar to a multi-stage centrifugal blower in that the flow will be variable while the pressure or vacuum remains constant. This design is normally found where a large flow is required with low pressure. Air enters the center of a rotary impeller in which there is a number of fixed vanes, using centrifugal force the air is directed outward where it is discharged. What Performance is Available? With all of these blowers, you must be thinking they have similar performance levels, but this is not the case. In order to help you decide what blower is best for your application, it is helpful to...

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Flowrox PVG valve now available with an electric actuator

Posted by on May 27, 2016 in General | 0 comments

Flowrox PVG valve is now also available with electric actuator Flowrox PVG valve for industrial processes is now available with an electric actuator. The automatic PVG is a robust pinch valve for shut-off applications. The PVG valve is also available with manual and pneumatic actuator. The PVG has a full bore structure, bubble tight shut-off and long service lifetime the inside sleeve being the only replaceable part. The sleeve is naturally resistant to any scaling which breaks away when the valve is closed. It also includes opening tags to ensure that the valve opens even after a long period of time. The Flowrox PVG is developed for processes involving abrasion, corrosion and aggressive slurries. It is a reliable isolation valve for heavy duty processes, especially for tanks, thickeners, pump isolation, process pipelines, measuring devices and sampling systems. Flowrox PVG, a cost-effective shut-off valve: Face-to-face according to industry standard – easy and quick installation! No flow restriction due to full bore structure Only the rubber sleeve is in contact with the medium Extremely wear resistant 100% tight shut-off even with particles Opening tags as standard Simple and low-cost to service Available also with pneumatic and electric actuators By selecting PVG you may forget these problems: Restricted flow due to valve structure Wear and breakages caused by turbulent flow, build up and light valve structure Frequent maintenance due to rubber of teflon lining...

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Removing Heat and Stabilizing Temperature: the Importance of Reliable Cooling Systems

Posted by on May 16, 2016 in General | 0 comments

Removing heat and stabilizing temperature is important for any business owner regarding their energy usage. Water and Waste Digest reports that the combination of compact heat exchangers and cooling towers provides great use for businesses.   “There are many large processing plants that have remote satellite facilities,” Carl Pendola, P.E., of Penco Equipment Inc. said. “They require smaller, independent cooling packages that could be well-served by a combination of a compact, factory assembled cooling tower plus a small-footprint, economical heat exchanger.”   The power generation of these appliances utilizes a lot of energy. In a coal-fired power plant, cooling tower systems have a circulation rate of about 71,600 cubic meters an hour. That is 315,000 gallons of use per minute.   The heat energy required to raise a pound of water one degree is called a British Thermal Unit (BTU). The heat can build up very quickly within HVAC cooling towers because some fluids are abrasive. Having a cooling tower shell designed with high-density polyethylene (HDPE) plastic to keep liquid out is important because it can protect both the power generation and the cooling mechanism within the tower.   Pendola utilized a Delta Cooling tower for his business.   “The engineered plastic is relatively impervious to corrosion from the environment,” Pendola said, “including ozone and the airborne contaminants that may be expelled from plants anywhere near the cooling tower installation.”   Power generation and heat buildup can negatively affect the entire cooling system. Simply replacing the piping can discharge blowdown water can provide up to a two percent increase in the energy efficiency of any HVAC cooling system.   Pendola greatly appreciated the service Delta Cooling provided. Stating that the 20-year warranty makes their products so dependable and his appreciation for the ease of installation.   “The crew that I had install the cooling tower were not experienced cooling tower hands, but they were able to get the tower assembled rather easily,” Pendola said. “I think this is another factor that bodes well for this model of cooling tower.”   If you have any questions about energy use, water efficiency, or cooling towers, contact us today! When you’re in need of packaged cooling tower systems Delta Cooling can help!...

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Save process water, maintenance and spares with Flowrox peristaltic hose pumps

Posted by on April 4, 2016 in General | 0 comments

When demanding ores, concentrates and residues are an essential part of your everyday life at the site, it is essential to aim for the lowest total cost of ownership with your pumping equipment. Flowrox heavy-duty hose pumps can generate significant savings on maintenance, spares and process water. What is the secret behind the longer service intervals, lower spare parts consumption and capability to handle slurries with solid concentrations up to 80% by weight? The single roller design of Flowrox hose pumps minimizes friction and heat created by the moving rotor and enables energy-efficient pumping. The elastomer hose inside the pump effectively limits wear and tear, has a long lifetime and is easy to replace at the site. Read the whole story from here!  ...

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Delta Cooling Towers – Galvanized or Engineered Plastic?

Posted by on March 24, 2016 in General | 0 comments

Modular plastic cooling towers facilitate increased manufacturing capacity.   Cooling towers have undergone substantial design changes over the years. This is particularly noticeable with the introduction of HDPE (high-density polyethylene) cooling towers, which are recognized for providing longer service life with reduced maintenance requirements.   Tencarva Machinery is a distributor of liquid process equipment and custom engineered systems, most of which incorporate pumping packages and electrical controls. “Our inspection made it clear that the existing cooling tower, a typical galvanized model, was beyond practical repair,” said Chad Plott of Tencarva. Plott explained that the main problem was a destructive, corrosive effect on the metal-clad shell produced by salt air that permeates coastal areas, where Strand-Tech Martin’s manufacturing plant is located.   The process used by Strand-Tech to produce its prestressed concrete strand wire and high-carbon wire products requires a cooling tower for the wire-drawing machines, which run at very high temperatures. “They were barely getting enough cooling from the old tower, and really wanted a cooling tower that would allow them to expand the number of machines they run,” Plott said.   When Plott was asked to make a recommendation for a replacement cooling tower, he suggested an HDPE tower manufactured by Delta Cooling Towers.  HDPE engineered plastic cooling towers are designed to solve corrosion problems, which have plagued metal towers due to problems such as soft water, aggressive water treatment, and ambient factors such as salt air or caustic industrial gases.   The design that Tencarva selected for the wire production facility was the TM Series, a modular cooling tower system that allows isolation of up to eight cooling cells for maximum operational flexibility. Plott recommended a four-cell configuration, which can produce up to 1,580 cooling tons.   Since the new HDPE tower system was installed, in late 2014, it has provided an additional 30% cooling capacity, more than enough for the added production output his customer has required, and will likely meet additional production increases in the foreseeable future.   If more cooling capability had been needed, the modular design of the TM Series could easily have allowed doubling the capacity of the four-cell cooling tower that was recently commissioned via the installation of an eight-cell version.   In addition to solving the corrosion and cooling capacity problems, Plott said the new cooling tower technology has provided other benefits to his customer.  Among those is the 20-year standard warranty on the double-walled HDPE shell, which is a standard warranty on all Delta products. In addition, the tower fans now come with direct-drive motors, which relieve the maintenance and downtime issues commonly associated with belt-driven or gear-reducer systems.   Another advantage is the cooling tower’s efficiency, including the fan drive system. It is composed of direct-drive fans staged, with two fans per cell. “This staged design means it’s not always necessary to run all of the fans continuously,” Plott said. “The payoff is a substantial savings on electric power consumption.”   The ease of installation of the four-module cooling tower was also an unexpected benefit. Because Delta products are pre-assembled at the factory, installation normally goes quickly and easily.   Maintenance is another positive. The corrosion problem of the salt air will become obviated, and the direct-drive fan system will require minimal service. In the end, the new solution aims to provide added...

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