Published Articles

AODD Pumps In Chemical Processes


Chemical Engineering By Edison Brito and Rob Jack, PSG | September 1, 2016 Advancements in efficiency and the ability to handle a wide array of chemicals combine to make the air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump a useful choice for chemical processors The circumstances surrounding the development of the air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumping principle six decades ago… Read more »

An Historic Partnership


Fluid Handling International A French-German ceramics company enhances its 267-year history with the assistance of innovative AODD pumps In 1748, Francois Boch and his three sons decided to open a pottery company in the small French village of Audun le Tiche, near the country’s northeastern border. To illustrate just how long ago that really was,… Read more »

Facilitating Fermentation


Source: Pumps & Systems California vineyard uses AODD pumps for 6,000-gallon tanks to achieve up to 60 percent savings in energy and operating costs. By John Wallace Wilden When Rodney Strong Vineyards built its new 10,500-square-foot fermentation facility in Healdsburg, California, to accommodate premium grapes from its Cooley Ranch Vineyard, each detail was precisely planned…. Read more »

Shifting Your Perception of AODD Pumps


Source: Pumping Valves & Systems Mr. Ravi Prasad-Director of Sales, PSG® India | April 2016 The innovative Air Distribution System (ADS) in the new Pro-Flo® SHIFT AODD Pump from Wilden® gives facility managers unmatched control of their pumping system’s air consumption, resulting in increased energy efficiency, lower operating costs and improved environmental sensitivity, all without… Read more »

Reliable Operations For Wellness Plant


Source: World Pumps Villeroy & Boch’s bath and wellness plant in Roden has a continuous production cycle that cannot be altered. Here, Philippe Leguay of PSG explains how Villeroy & Boch has been using Wilden AODD pumps for over two decades, ensuring reliable continuous-duty operations. For instance, in 1801 the company headquarters were relocated to… Read more »

Less Energy, Greater Production


Source: PROCESSING Magazine An Ink manufacturer increases efficiencies while reducing energy costs with its new pump installations. By Michelangelo Branconi, Wilden Fluid leaks were halting production at Chimigraf’s ink-manufacturing facilities several times a week. For many years, gear pumps transferred raw materials and finished products, but now the Barcelona, Spain-based manufacturer was facing maintenance costs,… Read more »

Wilden AODD Pumps Hit the Cover of Modern Pumping Today


Wilden is pleased to announce that its Air-Operated Double Diaphragm (AODD) Pumps were recently featured on the cover of leading trade publication Modern Pumping Today. The cover image, from the February 2016 issue, highlights a state-of-the-art tank cleaning operation that utilizes Wilden AODD pumps to apply accurate chemical doses to cleaning fluids. View the cover… Read more »

Engine Repair Facility Improves Efficiency With AODD Pumps


Source: Flow Control By Philippe Leguay, Wilden and PSG From its Tilburg, the Netherlands, facility, Chromalloy services and repairs gas-turbine engine components used on airlines and other applications. Chromalloy has operated its facility in Tilburg, the Netherlands, since 1975. The facility provides service and repairs for gas-turbine engine components (inset) used on planes operated by airlines… Read more »

Cutting Costs With Responsible Waste Management


Source: World Pumps When producing reliable, longest-lasting products, you come to expect the equipment used in your manufacturing processes will have the same reliability. In this article we look at how the new Wilden air distribution system is helping to cut costs. At the West Warwick, Rhode Island, USA, manufacturing facility of AMTROL, the efficiency… Read more »

The Arrival of Diaphragm Pumps as Mainstream Process Pumps


Source: Process-Worldwide From specialized processes that require system-pressurization pumps, to very flexible flow regimes, to most delicate pumping of fluids/products produced: This article shows that the diaphragm pump is no longer in the fringes of processing but at the heart of the operation to deliver the highest quality product at the greatest yield as efficiently… Read more »