Category : Product Descriptions

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Extremely high standards of plant hygiene are required for the processing of any product, such as food, beverages, or pharmaceuticals, meant for human consumption. Product contamination in these processes can lead to wasted resources or even health and safety issues that can contribute to wide-ranging consequences, including: Product recalls Fines and other legal woes Reduced…
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Pump flow rate is a crucial parameter to consider when choosing or specifying a pump. It tells us how much liquid the pump can move in a certain amount of time and is usually expressed in gallons per minute (gpm), liters per second (l/s), or cubic meters per hour (m³/h). Why is pump flow rate…
Industrial processing pipeline systems rely on sanitary pumps to pump hygienic liquids, colloids, and slurries. Sanitary pumps are critical in transporting products meant for human contact or consumption, or in operations where cleanliness is mandated or desired. Examples of such areas include: Food Beverages Dairy products Pharmaceuticals These pumps have smooth internal surfaces that are…
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You may have come across the term “pump head,” or simply “head,” and “pump motor,” or “motor,” when trying to decide between different pumps. The concept of head, in particular, is often confused or misunderstood when examining the characteristics of a pump. Before going any further, you should know that the head is not one…
Pump Size
Pumps move fluids from one point to another. Indeed, a properly sized pump is key to ensuring a pump functions as intended and delivers the appropriate flow rate and pressure. Pump size is an important factor in many industries, from food and beverage processing to pharmaceuticals. To maintain operational efficiency and quality, it’s crucial to…
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Centrifugal pumps were the world’s 189th most traded product in 2020, due to their high demand for domestic and industrial use. They have a basic design that doesn’t involve pistons or valves, and their moving components are few. The pump’s operation mainly relies on an impeller that rotates, creating centrifugal force that pushes the liquid…
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Pumps are a critical piece in industrial processes involving liquids. They come in different configurations capable of displacing anything from a few trickles to tens of thousands of gallons a minute. In some industries, pumps tend to be one of the biggest energy consumers. So, naturally, operators want to maximize energy efficiency to get the…
Brewery hoses serve an incredible function throughout the brewing process. From transferring between tanks, to cleaning and even distribution systems. However, there is rarely one type of hose material that meets all the needs of today’s breweries. What might work great for one application may not be the best selection for another. What follows is…
Tri-Clamp Fittings FAQ We get a lot of questions about tri-clamp fittings.  It’s understandable as they are the most popular fitting that we offer.  If you don’t see an answer to your question below, please contact us. How do you measure tri-clamp gaskets? There are a couple of ways to measure a tri-clamp fitting but…
What is a Diaphragm Valve? Diaphragm valves use a flexible seal to control the flow of liquids or process media.  There are two types of designs for diaphragm valves:  straightaway and weir. Straightaway diaphragm valves operate by pressing the flexible seal down upon the flat-bottomed body of the valve.  A Weir-style valve presses the flexible diaphragm…
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