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Optimising rates and consumption in solvent making


Source: World Pumps IndoChem’s plants have holding tanks that can accommodate up to 45,000 litres, and are constantly being filled and emptied depending on the facility’s manufacturing and delivery needs. In all, IndoChem produces and handles a total of 300 million litres of solvents per year at its three production facilities in Indonesia. As IndoChem’s… Read more »

Achieving Full Containment When Handling Dangerous Chemicals


Source: Empowering Pumps There are many industrial processes, from the refining of petroleum products to the manufacture of pharmaceuticals and the treatment of wastewater, that require the use of dangerous chemicals. Among these necessary but potentially harmful chemicals can be strong acids and caustics like hydrogen chloride (HCl), hydrogen fluoride (HF), nitric acid (HNO3), sulfuric… Read more »

Searching for a Solution


Source: Paint & Coatings Industry Magazine High-Performance Coatings Manufacturer Finds a Reliable Solution in the Form of AODD Pump By Wilden, part of PSG, a Dover Company, Grand Terrace, CA When hearing the term “searching,” one doesn’t often think of liquids. But when it comes to chemical process applications, you don’t want to underestimate the… Read more »

AMTROL Improves Filter Press Reliability and Efficiency with Wilden® Pro-Flo® SHIFT


Source: Modern Pumping Today New air distribution system (ADS) improves waste processing yield and cuts operating costs By Kevin Hogue, Wilden® / PSG® When you produce the most reliable, longest-lasting products in your market, you come to expect the equipment used in your manufacturing processes will have the same reliability to allow top operational efficiency…. Read more »

The Benefits of Full-Stroke Integral Piston Diaphragms


The heart of the air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump is its diaphragms. They must be flexible enough to handle millions of pumping cycles without failing and be compatible with any number of different liquids or particulate-laden slurries. When used in hygienic-manufacturing operations, such as food/beverage, personal care or pharmaceutical, the diaphragm has another responsibility: it must… Read more »

Pump Air Distribution System Adds Savings to Indonesian Solvent Plant


Source: Pump Engineer Wilden provided a solution to the Indonesian-based solvent producers, Indochemical Citra Kimia, also known as IndoChem. By Danny Sanders, Director of Sales Asia/Pacific, Wilden and PSG IndoChem used a Wilden Pro-Flo SHIFT AODD Pump to fill a 45,000-liter tank in 78 less minutes. IndoChem engineering team: Rob Cheng (left), Peter Koh (right), and… Read more »

Filter-press air-distribution system reliability starts with its pumps


Source: View Processing Magazine Digital Issue | Online Issue By Kevin Hogue Moving near 10,000 gallons of waste sludge per day; 100 tons of sludge cake per year Wilden® AODD pumps with Pro-Flo® SHIFT Air Distribution Systems meet the heavy demands of forcing waste-laden sludge into the filter press chambers for water/waste separation. To produce reliable, long-lasting… Read more »

How To Select Diaphragms For AODD Pumps


By Rob Jack Selection of the right diaphragm for an air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump is a critical consideration for safety, efficiency and trouble-free operations. A number of factors must be taken into account when choosing the proper diaphragm that will be suitable for a specific application. Previous experience is always a very helpful guide, but… Read more »