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The Arrival of Diaphragm Pumps as Mainstream Process Pumps

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By Wallace Witkoff In the evolution of pumps, the air-operated diaphragm pump is a more recent technology, if you consider 60 years since its invention recent. This compares with the lobe, centrifugal and gear technologies that were developed more than 100 years ago. Speaking of recent diaphragm-pump developments, the quaternary (four-piston) diaphragm pump, one that… Read more »

The Benefits of Full-Stroke Integral Piston Diaphragms

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By Rob Jack 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… Read more »

AODD Pumps Can Provide Flexibility for Multiple Mining Operations

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This technology can tackle basic dewatering applications and precise electrowinning processes. By Greg Duncan The early stages of mine development—including identifying the lodes and extracting the earth that surrounds them—are rugged operations that require equipment that can withstand long, hard days of work and function reliably in extreme weather conditions. This equipment includes both the… Read more »

Wilden® Introduces 76 mm (3”) Full-Stroke Integral Piston Diaphragm Model

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Grand Terrace, CA – January 29, 2015 – Wilden®, part of PSG®, a Dover Company and a worldwide leader in air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump technology, is pleased to announce the release of its 76-mm (3”) size Full-Stroke Integral Piston Diaphragm (FSIPD). The new 76 mm (3”) FSIPD is ideal for use in Wilden’s Saniflo™ FDA… Read more »

Wilden® 430 and 830 Advanced™ FIT 316 Stainless Steel AODD Pumps Now Available

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Grand Terrace, CA – December 18, 2014 – Wilden®, part of PSG®, a Dover Company and a worldwide leader in air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump technology, is pleased to announce the release of 430 and 830 Advanced™ FIT 316 stainless steel AODD pumps. Featuring superior corrosion resistance in aggressive chemical applications, Wilden 430 and 830 Advanced… Read more »

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

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NEW WILDEN AIR DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM (ADS) IMPROVES WASTE PROCESSING YIELD 40% AND CUTS OPERATING COSTS 60% By Kevin Hogue AMTROL’s West Warwick, RI, USA, manufacturing facility produces metal tanks for plumbing, heating, Freon, propane and water storage generating metal particulate waste that requires safe, efficient, economical disposal. When you produce the most reliable, longest-lasting products… Read more »

Wilden® Pro-Flo® SHIFT Air Distribution System (ADS) Now Available In Stainless Steel & Plastic

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New materials of construction provide product line expansion into new markets Grand Terrace, CA – November 26, 2014 – Wilden®, part of Dover Corporation’s Pump Solutions Group (PSG®) and a worldwide leader in air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump technology, is pleased to announce that its energy-efficient Pro-Flo® SHIFT Air Distribution System (ADS) is now available in… Read more »

AODD Pumps Safely Handle Specialty Chemicals

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A UAE company turned to air-operated double-diaphragm pumping technology to carefully and efficiently produce chemicals for the oil industry. By Anthony Monnet Wilden The chemical manufacturing industry has stringent requirements for process equipment. Production efficiency, product quality and operational safety for both on-site personnel and the environment are critical concerns for any manufacturer of specialty chemicals… Read more »

At EMCO, Air Diaphragm Pumps Help Optimize Warm, Clean-Room Operations

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Upgraded capabilities expected to address upcoming USP and FDA regulation revisions  By Jack Pitts It’s said the Wright Brothers, Walt Disney, William Hewlett & David Packard and Jeff Bezos all started developing their ideas in a garage. Less well-known perhaps is that at least one chemical-industry innovator also got his start this way. In suburban… Read more »