Category Archives: Wilden

Shifting Your Perspective of AODD Pumps

Concerns regarding the amount of energy that is consumed – and potentially wasted – by industrial facilities in the United States officially reached the highest levels of the federal government on Aug. 30, 2012, when Pres. Barack Obama signed an Executive Order titled “Accelerating Investment in Industrial Energy Efficiency.” Noting that “the industrial sector accounts… Read more »

AODD Pumps Improve Production & Energy Efficiency

A new air distribution system enables air-operated double-diaphragm pumps to set a new standard in efficiency and optimized production By Carl Glauber, Wilden | Download the article The July issue of Pumps & Systems magazine included a feature article on the latest air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump innovation from Wilden®…the Pro-Flo® SHIFT Air Distribution System (ADS). This article focuses… Read more »

Shift Your Perception of AODD Pumps

By Chris Distaso, Wilden | Download this article | The July issue of Modern Pumping Today magazine included a feature article on the latest air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump innovation from Wilden®…the Pro-Flo SHIFT Air Distribution System (ADS). This article focuses on how the Pro-Flo SHIFT improves production and energy efficiency within the AODD pump category, and helps to set a… Read more »

High-Pressure Pumps in Paint & Coatings Operations

At their most basic, paint and coatings can be defined as “a group of emulsions consisting of pigments suspended in a liquid medium, such as oil or water, for use as a decorative or protective coating.” That rudimentary definition would have sufficed until the last 40 years or so, but things have drastically changed since then. The major changes that… Read more »

Sino Pack Show A Success for PSG And Key Distributors

Pump Solutions Group (PSG®) participated at the Sino Pack show in Guangzhou, China, on March 4-6 and featured its robust lines of Almatec®, Wilden®, and Mouvex® hygienic pumps. Sino Pack is dedicated to the food and beverage processing and is the largest such show in Southern China. Processors that visited the PSG booth were most… Read more »

Advancing Pump Technologies In Paint & Coatings

By Edison Brito Introduction While the first “paints” came from natural substances like charcoal, blood and berry juice, paints and coatings are now made of a wide variety of highly stylized components using high-tech manufacturing processes. It has been over the past 25 years that most of the major enhancements in paint and coatings manufacturing… Read more »

Wilden AODD: Pumps That Set A High Standard

By Curtis Dietzsch It has been several years since air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump technology was invented and introduced to the market, and it is safe to say that the day when the first AODD pump began operating remains a watershed moment in industrial pump history. AODD pump technology was invented by Jim Wilden in 1955…. Read more »

Case Study: The Perfect Prescription

The ancient Greek philosopher Plato is credited with coining the phrase, “Necessity is the mother of invention,” meaning that a need or problem encourages creative efforts to meet the need or solve the problem. It is unknown whether that phrase was going through Jim Wilden’s head as he watched water from a ruptured pipe gush… Read more »

Minimizing Pumping System Friction Losses

Introduction Imagine a major-league pitcher standing on the mound. He looks in for the signal, nods in agreement, starts his windup, rears back and propels the baseball toward home plate. The pitch’s maximum velocity is reached at the moment the ball leaves the pitcher’s hand. From that point, studies have shown that the velocity decreases… Read more »

AODD Pumps For Harsh Conditions

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 choosing the proper pump for an industrial application, the word harsh has two meanings: the characteristics of the product that… Read more »

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