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    Jul 15, 2022
    When looking to optimize cost, efficiency, return on investment and yield, growers must utilize a pump that can precisely and accurately introduce the desired amount of fertilizers and chemicals into the farm’s center-pivot water irrigation system. While a variety of pumping technology can be used, hydraulic and mechanical diaphragm metering pumps are perfect for these operations because they incorporate the design features and benefits necessary to positively impact the grower's bottom line.
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  • Bringing Treatments to a Boil

    Jul 06, 2022
    The function of a boiler is simple. It boils water to produce steam, which, in turn, provides energy. While this is a straightforward process, there are complexities within it that could affect the boiler’s integrity. The primary concern is the quality of the water.
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  • The Advantages of Regenerative Turbine Pumps in Autogas Applications

    Jul 06, 2022
    Autogas or liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) is unique because it can be stored and transported as a liquid but burned as a gas. Autogas dispensing installations frequently utilize regenerative turbine pumps.
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  • Dover Completes Acquisition of Malema Engineering Corporation

    Jul 05, 2022
    Dover announced today that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Malema Engineering Corporation (“Malema”), which will become part of the PSG business unit within Dover’s Pumps & Process Solutions segment.
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  • Pump Inspection - ANSI Centrifugal Pumps

    Jul 04, 2022
    Why is centrifugal pump inspection so important? Read the newest Centrifugal Pump Minute to find out!
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  • How to Install Cartridge and Component Seals on a Griswold® 811 ANSI Series Pump

    Jun 13, 2022
    In this Centrifugal Pump Minute, we've created a quick and handy guide for installing either cartridge and component seals on your Griswold® 811 ANSI Series Pump. Check it out today!
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  • Wilden AODD Pump Diaphragms for Food Grade and Sanitary Applications

    Jun 06, 2022
    Did you know that when Wilden Pure-Fuse Integral Piston Diaphragms (IPDs) are combined with the capabilities of Wilden Saniflo™ Hygienic™ Series Air-Operated Double-Diaphragm (AODD) Pumps you get a solution that improves overall cleanability, extends uptime, provides superior product containment, enhances operational efficiency, and simplifies cleaning and maintenance? See how by reading our latest blog post.
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  • Better in Blue

    Jun 02, 2022
    Blackmer® is going all in on blue! Beginning in June, Blackmer Centrifugal & Gear Pumps Changing to "Blackmer Blue."
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  • Maintaining Alignment on ANSI Centrifugal Pumps

    May 30, 2022
    Can you name one of the primary causes of centrifugal pump vibration? For the answer, and how to solve it, check out our latest Centrifugal Pump Minute.
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  • TLGLF3HD Sliding Vane Pump Wins 2022 Innovation Award from Canadian Propane Association

    May 20, 2022
    We're pleased to announce that the Blackmer TLGLF3HD Sliding Vane Pump is a winner of the 2022 Canadian Propane Association (CPA) Innovation Award. This prestigious award recognizes the top new technologies for their contributions to advancing the propane industry in product innovation, process/technology, market development, or marketing.
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  • Vibration Dangers for Centrifugal Pumps

    May 16, 2022
    Why is your centrifugal pump vibrating? Find out the likely cause and the key to resolving the issue in our latest Centrifugal Pump Minute.
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  • Dover to Acquire Manufacturer of Flow-Measurement Devices for Biopharma and Semiconductor Production Applications

    May 09, 2022
    Dover announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Malema Engineering Corporation, a designer and manufacturer of high-precision, mission-critical flow-measurement and control instruments serving customers in the biopharmaceutical, semiconductor, and industrial sectors. Malema will become part of the PSG business unit within Dover’s Pumps & Process Solutions segment.
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  • An Introduction to Saniflo™ Hygienic™ Series AODD Pumps

    May 09, 2022
    In this blog, we discuss the numerous design features and benefits that make Wilden air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumps – specifically the Saniflo™ Hygienic™ Series – the ideal solution for the manufacture of hygienic or sanitary products.
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  • Centrifugal Pump Troubleshooting Guide

    May 04, 2022
    Check out this quick troubleshooting guide that describes some common centrifugal pump problems, their likely causes, and what to do about them.
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  • Discover the Enduravane

    May 04, 2022
    You might be familiar with our revolutionary sliding vane technology, but how much do you know about our vane construction offerings? Blackmer® Sliding Vane Pumps are available in a variety of materials to better meet your unique application requirements. However, the vane composition itself must be taken into careful consideration, as the vane must be strong enough to withstand the stresses of pressure, centrifugal and mechanical forces. Each application also demands chemical compatibility and good wear properties to support a long life of vane performance.
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  • How Equalizer® Integrated Surge Dampeners Improve AODD Pump Operation

    Apr 18, 2022
    When looking to run an efficient and trouble-free operation, air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump users need to keep in mind the following challenging pump conditions: liquid pulsation, water hammer and piping noise. Luckily, the solution to these challenges can be found in the Wilden Equalizer® Series Integral Surge Dampener (ISD).
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  • How to Measure Total Dynamic Head

    Apr 18, 2022
    Why is total dynamic head relevant when assessing centrifugal pump performance? Read our newest Centrifugal Pump Minute to discover why calculating total dynamic head is so important to centrifugal pump operators.
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  • Blackmer® Featured in Grand Rapids Economic Development Video Report Highlighting Impact of Local Businesses

    Apr 15, 2022
    Blackmer® is pleased to announce that Bob Lauson, General Manager of Blackmer, recently participated in the 2021 Annual Economic Development Report video for the Grand Rapids Office of Economic Development.
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  • How Sliding Vane Pumps Outperform External Gear Pumps in Transport Applications

    Apr 12, 2022
    Lubricating liquids and petroleum products keep industries around the world functioning. To meet this global demand, operators require fluid transport solutions capable of optimizing loading and unloading. Two of the most used positive displacement (PD) pumping technologies for fuel offloading are external gear pumps and sliding vane pumps. While both pump designs have proven trustworthy in their own ways, there are multiple key performance parameters that may lead to sliding vane pumps being the better choice for liquid loading and unloading via truck. What are these key parameters? Find out by reading the complete white paper.
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  • Chem-Fuse Diaphragms and Pro-Flo® SHIFT AODD Pumps in Paint & Coatings Applications

    Mar 28, 2022
    Thousands of paint & coatings manufacturers across the globe choose to install air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) technology to help them meet growing demands while controlling costs, optimizing uptime performance, and complying with environmental requirements. Why AODD? Perhaps it has something to do with an AODD pump’s ability to offer the highest levels of flexibility and performance in terms of reliability, product-loss prevention, environmental protection and energy efficiency.
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