Monthly Archives: September 2017

AODD Pumps a First Choice for Chemical Processors (Part 2 of 2)


Source: Modern Pumping Today Advancements in overall efficiency combine with a variety of handling capabilities There’s no question that the improvements in overall AODD pump operation and ADS capabilities have been significant over the years, and the same can be said for diaphragm materials and design. As AODD pumps have begun to be used in… Read more »

The Value of Applications Knowledge


Source: World Pumps Industrial producers, such as paint and resin manufacturers or oil-and-gas refinery operators, are investing in advanced technologies that will help them to achieve their business goals. Smart SCADA systems can reduce downtime through proactive monitoring. Energy-efficient pump technology delivers operating-cost savings, hedges against energy-price fluctuations and helps companies to meet their environmental stewardship… Read more »

AODD Pumps a First Choice for Chemical Processors (Part 1 of 2)


Source: Modern Pumping Today The circumstances that prompted Jim Wilden to develop the air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumping principle six decades ago have taken on almost mythic status: a ruptured water pipe, a flooded workshop, and an exclamation from a coworker that “Slim” (Wilden’s nickname) could “make a million dollars” if he could invent a solution…. Read more »