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  • How the Right Biopharma Pump Controller Can Reduce Manual Intervention and Optimize the Process Run

    Jan 19, 2022
    Automated pump monitoring systems bring a variety of benefits when used in biopharma liquid-processing operations. They can be used to optimize pump performance by giving the operator the ability to automatically control operational parameters while cutting back on the need for manual intervention. This control makes it easier to run simple process steps in biopharma applications more effectively, resulting in precise, consistent results without the need to dedicate time and effort to manual monitoring.
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  • The Perfect Pumping Solutions for Critical Semiconductor & Solar Applications

    Dec 15, 2021
    As renewable energies continue to grow more important in the global economy, the solar and photovoltaic industry face increasing demand. However, even before there was a focus on more sustainable energy sources, semiconductor and solar operations held exacting standards for industry pumping applications. Luckily for those involved, Almatec® has developed its air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumps to meet this growing global demand and the stringent handling requirements in semiconductor/solar applications, offering advanced engineered solutions operators can trust. In fact, Almatec has manufactured a range of specialty pumps for supplying and circulating chemicals in the semiconductor industry since 1984.
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  • Blackmer® Increasing Manufacturing Footprint & Production Capabilities with Ambitious Renovation/Construction Project

    Nov 15, 2021
    Blackmer®, part of PSG®, a Dover company, and a global leader in rotating pumps and reciprocating compressor technologies, is excited to announce the beginning of a new chapter in its 118-year history, 96 of which have taken place at its 190,000-square-foot corporate headquarters at 1809 Century Avenue SW, Grand Rapids, MI, USA.
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  • Quattroflow™ Releases QF5k Quaternary Diaphragm Pump

    Nov 04, 2021
    Quattroflow™, part of PSG®, a Dover company and a leading brand of positive displacement quaternary diaphragm pumps, is pleased to announce that it has extended its multiple-use product line of quaternary (four-piston) diaphragm pumps with the introduction of the new QF5k.
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  • Selecting the Right Metering Pump for Boiler-Water Treatments

    Nov 02, 2021
    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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  • Introducing Blackmer® CHOICE™: The New Online Pump Selection & Quote Tool

    Oct 29, 2021
    We’re excited to share the debut of this new digital tool for channel partners and end users. Available online at, the Blackmer CHOICE platform is a web-based pump selection and quote tool that allows users to look up pump repair kits, search for pumps based on system conditions and access pump configuration options.
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  • Reconnection Down to a Tee: Blackmer Reestablishes Link with Founder

    Oct 18, 2021
    Connecting with a celebrated past is a precious thing. For businesses that have existed for over a century, it can be difficult – even rare – to maintain a direct association to their founders.
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  • The One-Stop Solution: Geoff VanLeeuwen from Blackmer® on What Makes the Award-Winning MAGNES Series Pumps the New Standard in Safety and Performance

    Sep 27, 2021
    Common pump problems involving solids handling, vapor mixtures and the dangers of dry run have plagued fluid process operations forever. This is where Blackmer® stepped up. The arrival of the MAGNES Series Sliding Vane Magnetic Drive Pumps – an innovative design which combines sliding vane with the best advantages of magnetic drive – brings a solution that handles expensive, valuable and hazardous liquids in a leak-free fashion.
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  • Award-Winning MAGNES Series Pumps Deliver Solutions and Performance

    Sep 27, 2021
    For Blackmer®, product performance, reliability and safety are paramount. When those products also provide resolutions to common issues and start winning awards because of that, it means the company has done something more than right. That’s exactly what happened with the introduction the Blackmer MAGNES Series.
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  • Trade Fairs and Congresses in 2021

    Sep 14, 2021
    Trade fairs and congresses serve as a means of direct communication with customers and distributors. We have always valued this highly. However, this form of contact is not always possible at present, when events are postponed or cancelled.
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  • Overcoming Clean-In-Place Challenges in Hygienic Applications

    Aug 20, 2021
    An ECS-equipped eccentric disc pump can help process manufacturers ensure cleanliness while also keeping costs in check and efficiency and functionality high.
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  • Eliminating Adhesive Buildup with Air-Operated Double-Diaphragm Pumps

    Aug 16, 2021
    Next-generation diaphragms have been designed to meet the pumping challenges inherent in the sticky and viscous materials that are the foundation of adhesive and coating manufacturing.
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  • An operational edge: Why sliding vanes are a smart spec

    Aug 05, 2021
    Sliding vane pumps offer tank truck operators better functionality, reliability than gear pumps across many liquid-handling applications. When it comes to positive displacement (PD) pumping technologies, gear and sliding vane pumps always have stood out for their reliability and versatility in liquid-handling applications. These two factors alone have made them a popular choice for loading/unloading, transport and metering applications.
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  • How a Remote Monitoring System Improves AODD Pump Capability

    Aug 04, 2021
    Innovative remote diagnostic performance-monitoring technology gives real-time visibility into AODD pump functionality to prevent costly failures and breakdowns. Since its invention 65 years ago, air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump technology has been a loyal soldier in the constant battle to deliver reliable, durable, safe, cost-effective and efficient performance in utilitarian pumping applications, from dewatering mines to producing pharmaceuticals. The plug-and-play reliability of AODD pumps has helped them earn a “set it and forget it” reputation among its many devoted users.
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  • PSG® Acquires Dositec Sistemas, Enhancing Hydro Systems’ Portfolio

    Jul 01, 2021
    PSG®, an operating company of Dover Corporation, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Dositec Sistemas S.L. (“Dositec”), a leading provider of dispensing systems for laundry, foodservice and commercial cleaning companies. Hydro Systems, part of PSG, has been an exclusive supplier of Dositec chemical management systems in North America since 2015.
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  • Fluid Handling International: The Pressure's On

    Jun 28, 2021
    AmeGas overcomes differential-pressure difficulties inherent in Italy's hot summers with the installation of a new Ebsray RC40 Series regenerative turbine pump.
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  • Tipps für die Optimierung von Pumpensystemen

    Jun 28, 2021
    Die Leistung einer Pumpe lässt sich am besten anhand von Referenzwerten beurteilen. Sie helfen auch bei der Diagnose leistungsbezogener Probleme. Erstellt der Betreiber Leistungskennlinien, kann er langjährige Probleme beheben und Basiswissen und Referenzpunkte sammeln, um seine Pumpen auf optimale Leistung einzustellen. Damit lässt sich ein wirtschaftlicher, sicherer und zuverlässiger Betrieb der Pumpen über Jahre hinweg sicherstellen.
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  • Pump System Analysis: Understanding Performance and System Curves

    Jun 25, 2021
    The performance of a pump can best be assessed using reference values. They also help to diagnose performance-related problems. If the operator creates performance curves, he can correct long-standing problems and gather basic knowledge and reference points to set his pumps to optimal performance.
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  • PSG® Acquires Quantex Arc Ltd., a Supplier of Innovative Single-Use Precision Pumping Technology

    Jun 24, 2021
    PSG®, an operating company of Dover Corporation, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Quantex Arc Ltd. (“Quantex”), a leader in single-use precision pumping technology.
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  • Neptune™ Releases Additional NSP Series Solenoid Pump And NXP Series Stepper Motor-Driven Pump Models

    Jun 17, 2021
    Neptune™, part of PSG®, a Dover company, and a worldwide leader in specialty pumps, is pleased to announce the availability of 35 additional models as part of the Phase II release of its NSP Series Solenoid Metering Pumps and NXP Series Stepper Motor-Driven Metering Pumps.
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