There Were Heroes Amidst The Gulf Oil Spill Fiasco


When the traditional tally of the top news stories of the year is taken in a few months, there is one that is sure to be at the top of nearly every list: the explosion and fire on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico that put the Gulf, the area’s marine… Read more »

Pumps Play A Role In The Coastal Cleanup


Among isolated spots of more than 1,200 miles of the beaches of Prince William Sound, Alaska’s environment still suffers the effects of the Exxon Valdez disaster that dumped 11 million gallons of fresh crude into the sea two decades ago. Though there have been far bigger spills, the Exxon Valdez disaster ranks as the most… Read more »

Air-Operated Double Diaphragm Pumps


PSG TECHNOLOGIES – AIR-OPERATED DOUBLE DIAPHRAGM PUMPS: PSG offers the latest technologies in Air-Operated Double Diaphragm Pumps (AODDP).  Air Operated Double Diaphragm Pumps  are positive displacement reciprocating pumps that can be used in multiple fluid transfer applications.  PSG’s AODDP brands use two diaphragms and four check valves that alternate between the suction and discharge of… Read more »

2007 Plant Engineering Product Of The Year Award


Wilden’s innovative Pro-Flo X™ Air Distribution System (ADS) is the proud winner of Plant Engineering’s Product of the Year award. Wilden’s patent pending Pro-Flo X™ with its EMS™ (Efficiency Management System) technology offers pump users operational flexibility never before seen. Due to its innovative design, the Pro-Flo X™ and EMS™ technology are simple and easy… Read more »

Advancing AODD Pump Design For Dangerous Chemicals


The chemical industry converts raw materials into 70,000 different products, but each chemical sub-sector presents its own unique challenges and dangers. Namely, each includes dangerous chemicals that are used in the production of tens of thousands of products. Dangerous chemicals require careful transfer and pump components to protect workers and the environment. When it comes… Read more »

Conquering The Challenges Of Latex Emulsion-Handling


Introduction Handling emulsions can be very challenging. Even their basic definition – “a mixture of two or more liquids that are normally unblendable” – hints at the difficulties that may be lying in wait when creating and handling them. Still, examples where emulsions have been successfully created, ranging from common milk to cutting fluids used… Read more »