Posts Tagged: Diaphragms

Wilden® Tools Simplify Diaphragm Selection For AODD Pumps

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New resources assist in educating customers to select the proper diaphragms Grand Terrace, CA – June 23, 2014 – Wilden®, part of Dover Corporation’s Pump Solutions Group (PSG®) and a worldwide leader in air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump technology, has developed a suite of new tools, guides and information that will educate customers on the various diaphragms available for… Read more »

From Vine to Wine

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Winemakers Worldwide Are Depending On Air-Operated Double-Diaphragm (AODD) Pumps By David Kirk, Wilden & PSG | Download the article | The 6th issue of Process Worldwide magazine included a feature article on the use of air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumps in the winemaking process. Pumping is a delicate process—even more when handling media as sensitive as world… Read more »

AODD Pumps in Process Cooling Applications

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By Tom Zuckett, PSG | Download this article | The October issue of Process Cooling magazine included a feature article on the use of air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumps in process cooling applications. This time-tested technology meets the needs of harsh operating conditions while improvements in airflow efficiency help optimized the bottom line. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

Pumping Efficiency From Vine to Wine

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Winemakers Worldwide Are Depending On Air-Operated Double-Diaphragm (AODD) Pumps From Wilden® To Improve Efficiency And Protect Their Valuable Products By David Kirk, Wilden & PSG | Download the article | The October issue of Modern Pumping Today magazine included a feature article on the use of air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumps in the winemaking process.  AODD pumps… Read more »

Case Study: It Takes A Team To Be Clean

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ROTTERDAM’S NTC TANKCLEANING USES SYSTEMS FROM GRÖNINGER THAT FEATURE WILDEN® AIR-OPERATED DOUBLE- DIAPHRAGM (AODD) PUMPS TO RAISE THE PERFORMANCE BAR IN CRITICAL TANK-CLEANING APPLICATIONS By Bernd Reitemeyer | View PDF In May 2013, a steady stream of tanker trucks began to line up outside pristine bay doors, the large gray numerals above each of the… Read more »

Advancing Pump Technologies In Paint & Coatings

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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

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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

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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 »

AODD Pumps For Harsh Conditions

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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 »

Case Study: Efficiency Through Indirect Measures

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For months, the focus of the Pumps & Systems “Efficiency Matters” column has been on pump design, installation and operation, factors that directly affect the energy consumption of the pump itself. For example, the April and May 2010 articles on pump performance bands discussed how normally, when a positive displacement pump has less slip, it… Read more »