AODD Pumps Improve Safety in Mining Operations


WILDEN® AIR-OPERATED DOUBLE-DIAPHRAGM (AODD) PUMPS MEET THE CHALLENGES FOUND IN TOUGH MINING CONDITIONS AND HELP MINIMIZE RISKS FOR PERSONNEL AND THE ENVIRONMENT By Johannes Meijer Introduction In the early days of the mining industry, operations were pretty basic: identify the spot where the commodity might be buried, dig a hole and send people into the… Read more »

Conquering the Challenges of Latex Emulsion-Handling


WILDEN® ADVANCED™ SERIES AIR-OPERATED DOUBLE-DIAPHRAGM (AODD) PUMP TECHNOLOGY DELIVERS THE SHEAR-SENSITIVITY AND LEAK-FREE OPERATION REQUIRED IN THIS CRITICAL APPLICATION 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… Read more »

Advancing AODD Pump Design for Dangerous Chemicals


CONSIDER CHEMICAL COMPATIBILITY, CONTAINMENT AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY WHEN SELECTING AN AODD PUMP IN DANGEROUS CHEMICAL APPLICATIONS By Edison Brito 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… Read more »

Making the Most of an AODD Pump’s ADS Benefits


Source: White Paper KNOWING A SYSTEM’S FULL CAPABILITIES CAN MAKE IT EASIER FOR PLANT OPERATORS TO MAXIMIZE ENERGY EFFICIENCY BY IDENTIFYING THE OPTIMAL FLOW RATE AND AIR CONSUMPTION FOR THEIR AODD PUMPS By Curtis Dietzsch Introduction More and more, operating a manufacturing plant where fluids of varying viscosities need to be transferred from point to… Read more »

AODD Pumps for Harsh Conditions


Source: White Paper PRODUCT TYPE AND ENVIRONMENT MUST BE CONSIDERED WHEN CHOOSING THE PROPER PUMP By Tom Zuckett Introduction Webster’s Dictionary offers a number of definitions for the word “harsh,” including “having a coarse or uneven surface that is rough or unpleasant to the touch” and “causing a disagreeable or painful sensory reaction.” When considering… Read more »