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Blackmer News

  • Screw Pumps Can Offer Fluid-Handling Advantages at Liquid Terminals

    Mar 01, 2017
    While centrifugal pumps have a sizable installed base in this industry, many benefits can be realized if the operator considers an alternative technology.
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  • Go With The Flow

    Mar 01, 2017
    Blackmer sliding vane pumps help a French LPG trailer maker keep its customers happy.
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  • Benefits of Screw Pumps in Oil-and-Gas Fluid-Handling Applications

    Mar 01, 2017
    While centrifugal pumps have traditionally been the dominant technology in this realm, the flow-rate, viscosity and efficiency advantages of screw pumps make them a viable alternative.
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  • Blackmer® S Series Screw Pumps Ideal Solution for Marine Industry

    Feb 08, 2017
    Blackmer® is pleased to announce that its S Series Twin Screw pumps deliver the operational capabilities necessary to meet the demanding needs of shipbuilders and shippers.
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  • Solving the Leakage Problems

    Feb 01, 2017
    The excellent performance of Blackmer® NP Series pumps has enabled the factory to reach all of its production goals for a full year. As a result, Aliancys has decided to replace the remaining gear pumps with Blackmer® NP pumps.
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  • Cool Under Pressure

    Feb 01, 2017
    France's leading bobtail manufacturer relies on the accuracy provided by Pernin flowmeters and Blackmer® pumps.
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  • Blackmer® Releases New SGLWD Series Pumps Featuring Double Mechanical Seals

    Jan 05, 2017
    Blackmer® is pleased to announce the availability of its new SGLWD Series Sliding Vane Pumps with double mechanical seals, which provide peace-of-mind protection against unforeseen leakage of volatile liquids.
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  • A Crowning Achievement

    Nov 10, 2016
    COMPANY: Robine Trucks • LOCATION: Saint-Amand-les-Eaux, France • MARKET: LPG Transport • DISTRIBUTOR: Pernin Equipements, Montreuil, France • CHALLENGE: Optimize metering operations and loading/unloading times and safety for LPG bobtails and semi-trailers • SOLUTION: Blackmer® LGL Series Sliding Vane Pumps.
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  • Solutions To Leakage Problems In Polyester Resin Industry

    Oct 01, 2016
    COMPANY: Jinling Aliancys Resins Co., Ltd. • LOCATION: Nanjing, China • MARKET: Resin Production • DISTRIBUTOR: Winston Engineering Corp., Ltd., Shanghai, China • CHALLENGE: Identify and employ a pump technology that would not leak during the production of industrial resins • SOLUTION: Blackmer® NP Series Sliding Vane Pumps with Fluidol® Lip Seals.
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  • A Marriage Made In Heaven

    Jan 22, 2016
    COMPANY: Flogas • LOCATION: Leicester, United Kingdom • MARKET: LPG Supply and Delivery • DISTRIBUTOR: Meller Flow Trans Ltd., Bradford, United Kingdom • CHALLENGE: Develop and utilize an on-truck LPG-metering system that can survive the rigors of over-the-road LPG delivery • SOLUTION: Blackmer® LGL Series Sliding Vane Pumps; Flow Instruments Flowcom 2000 Flow Meter.
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  • Reversal Of Fortune

    Jan 13, 2016
    COMPANY: Alliance Midstream, LLC • LOCATION: Benson, MN, USA • MARKET: Propane Terminals • DISTRIBUTOR/DESIGN ENGINEERS: LPG & NH3 Supply, Inc., Buffalo, MN, USA • CHALLENGE: Find the best compressor technology for use in a new 1.5-million-gallon railcar-supplied propane terminal in Minnesota • SOLUTION: Blackmer® LB942 Series.
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  • From Pipe Dream To American Dream

    Dec 10, 2015
    COMPANY: Rockville Propane Terminal (formerly Wenner Gas Terminal) • LOCATION: Rockville, MN, USA • MARKET: Propane Storage and Distribution • DISTRIBUTOR/DESIGN ENGINEERS: LPG & NH3 Supply, Inc., Buffalo, MN, USA • GENERAL CONTRACTOR: Alpha Development & Construction LLC; Reggie Fraley, CEO and Development Consultant; (320) 260-4226 • CHALLENGE: Incorporate compressor and pump technologies that would optimize railcar deliveries and loading of propane transports at rapidly expanding propane terminal • SOLUTION: Blackmer® LB601 Series Reciprocating Gas Compressors; Blackmer® LGL4 Series Sliding Vane Pumps.
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  • The Benefits Of Internal Gear Pumps In Industrial Operations

    Jun 04, 2015
    Many industrial operations, such as the processing of dangerous chemicals, can be enhanced through the incorporation of G Series Internal Gear Pumps from Blackmer®
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  • A New Way Of Thinking

    Apr 20, 2015
    COMPANY: Slawson Exploration Co., Inc. & Pelican Gathering Systems, LLC • LOCATION: New Town, ND, USA • MARKET: Oil & Gas • CHALLENGE: Overcome the handling characteristics of Bakken-produced crude oil • SOLUTION: Blackmer® X Series Sliding Vane Pumps.
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  • Saving Energy In MENA Terminal Operations

    Apr 14, 2015
    A surge in the number of storage terminals in the Middle East and North Africa has positioned sliding vane pumps as the best choice for energy-efficient pumping technologies.
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  • Ensuring Effective VRU Operation In The Oilfield

    Feb 13, 2015
    As the use of vapor recovery units (VRU) at oilfield storage-tank facilities grows, so does the need to understand that proper skid-assembly installation will help guarantee the VRU Compressor's reliable performance.
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  • Using Coriolis Mass Flow Meters with Positive Displacement Sliding Vane Pumps

    Dec 02, 2014
    This study focuses on flow measurement in positive displacement pump systems that utilize rotary sliding vane pumps as the means of flow generation.
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  • Live And Learn

    Nov 04, 2014
    COMPANY: Chardon Oil • LOCATION: Chardon, OH, USA, facility • MARKET: Petroleum Transport • DISTRIBUTOR: Tank Truck Service & Sales, Inc. • CHALLENGE: Needed highly reliable, dependable pump to transport and handle light petroleum liquids • SOLUTION: Blackmer® TX Series Sliding Vane Pumps.
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  • The Fuel For Success

    Sep 21, 2014
    COMPANY: Caljet of America, LLC • LOCATION: Phoenix, AZ, USA • MARKET: Storage Terminals • CHALLENGE: Needed extremely reliable pumps to support 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year fueling operations • SOLUTIONS: Blackmer® System One® Centrifugal Pumps and Blackmer GX and MLX Series Sliding Vane.
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  • Engineering A Partnership

    May 21, 2014
    COMPANY: EMCO Chemical Distributors, Inc. • LOCATION: Pleasant Prairie, WI, USA, facility • MARKET: Chemicals • DISTRIBUTOR: Anderson Pump & Process • CHALLENGE: Needed highly reliable, versatile pump that could load/unload railcars, tankers, totes and drums • SOLUTIONS: Blackmer GX Series Sliding Vane Pumps, Blackmer Engineered Package Solutions.
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  • Maximizing Natural Gas Vapor Recovery

    Mar 30, 2014
    New vapor-recovery regulations challenge oil and gas producers to optimize operations and Blackmer® NG, HD and HDS Series Oil-Free Reciprocating Gas Compressors can assist.
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  • Turning A Harbor Into A Haven

    Dec 14, 2013
    Boston Yacht Haven meets the vessel-fueling needs of its high-end client base with the reliable assistance of Blackmer® GX and X Series Sliding Vane Transfer Pumps.
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  • When Failure Is Not An Option

    Sep 12, 2013
    Dennis K. Burke, Inc., hits the heights of fuel delivery in New England with the assistance of Blackmer® TXD Series Sliding Vane Pumps
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  • Loud And Proud

    Jul 10, 2013
    Blackmer® TXD Series Sliding Vane Pumps have helped Mike and Kabraul Tasha create a widely diversified fuel-delivery powerhouse headquartered on Cape Cod, MA.
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  • Energy-Saving Pumps in Paint & Coatings Applications

    May 11, 2013
    The energy-efficient design of Blackmer® Sliding Vane Pumps enables manufacturers to optimize cost-savings.
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  • Finding Energy Savings in Your Product Flow

    Apr 16, 2013
    Twenty-seven percent of electricity consumed in an industrial system is used to operate pumps. Using Blackmer® Smart Energy® Sliding Vane Pumps in your operation can cut these costs.
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  • Sliding Vane Pumps in Crude Oil Operations

    Feb 13, 2013
    Sliding vane pump technology provides the safety, reliability and cost-effectiveness necessary to meet the wide-ranging fluid-handling demands within the crude oil supply chain.
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  • Seal-less Resin Pumps

    Sep 04, 2012
    Blackmer® E Series Seal-less Internal Gear Pumps deliver superior operational characteristics in resin-handling applications
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  • Reputation Reaffirmed

    Jul 02, 2012
    New LGL3021 Series Multi-Purpose LPG Sliding Vane Pump from Blackmer® provides the optimized flow and installation times that APEX Propane Service requires.
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  • Added Peace Of Mind

    May 02, 2012
    Producers, distributors, storers and users of AdBlue® turn to pumping equipment from Blackmer® to help eliminate harmful product contamination.
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  • Maximizing Sludge Transfer Pump ROI in Wastewater Treatment

    Apr 14, 2012
    System One® Vortex Pumps from Blackmer® are designed to enhance cost efficiencies and reduce breakdowns.
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  • A Pole to Pole Phenomenon

    Mar 29, 2012
    From North to South, and all points in between, Blackmer® pump and compressor technologies have played a leading role for more than a century in meeting the world’s product-transfer needs.
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  • First Risk, Then Reward

    Mar 07, 2012
    Wenner Gas Terminal hits the ground running and adds to the family legacy with the help of LPG and NH3 Supply and Blackmer® pumps and compressors.
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  • Making the Most of a Maturing Market

    Jan 17, 2012
    Rapidly growing Diesel Exhaust Fluid market creates opportunities for pumps that can efficiently operate along the many points of the DEF supply chain.
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  • Maximizing Soap and Detergents Manufacturing Processes with the Proper Pump

    Nov 29, 2011
    SNP Series Sliding Vane Pumps from Blackmer® deliver the efficiencies required for complex product transfer applications in global soap and detergent operations.
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  • Making Smart Energy Choices

    Oct 21, 2011
    As utility costs rise, sliding vane pump technology is the preferred choice for energy-efficient operation in all types of liquid-storage-terminal applications.
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  • Moving Confidently into the Future

    Jun 11, 2011
    Backed by strong relationships with Blackmer® and Sacigas, L’Autogas Orobica enhances its position as a leading LPG distributor in northern Italy.
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  • Beyond Seal-less: Leak-Free Pumps Come Of Age

    Jun 04, 2011
    Critical design improvements enable Blackmer® to deliver on the promise of sealless-pump technology.
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  • The Team Approach

    Feb 20, 2011
    By cultivating relationships with a number of reliable partners, including Blackmer®, Pirkl Gas turns valve upgrade requirement into a huge opportunity.
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  • DEF-tly Cultivating a New Market

    Jan 12, 2011
    Enhanced EPA regulation of diesel emissions makes Diesel Exhaust Fluid a hot commodity.
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  • Total Terminal Transfer

    Dec 25, 2010
    Sliding vane technology provides the suction needed to optimize product transfer at liquid-terminal operations.
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  • Efficiency and Compatibility are Keys for Transporting Biodiesel

    Jun 05, 2010
    Sliding vane pump technology is ideal when transporting and handling biodiesel.
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  • Delivering Efficiencies

    Apr 16, 2010
    Armed with a fleet of 7,000-gallon “Big Boy” trucks, CHS, Inc., delivers fuel to its customers in a more efficient and environmentally friendly manner with the help of Blackmer® pumps.
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  • Transloading Efficiency

    Mar 28, 2010
    As the popularity of transloading continues to grow, operators should consider sliding vane pump and gas compressor technology for low maintenance costs and high energy efficiency.
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  • Vapor Recovery in Natural Gas

    Mar 14, 2010
    Reciprocating gas compressors establish a new standard in natural-gas vapor recovery thanks to their environmental and economic benefits.
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  • Turning Lost Vapors Into Found Money

    Mar 09, 2010
    Gas compressors should be standard equipment in any LPG vapor-recovery application.
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  • Ahead of the Curve

    Jan 12, 2010
    Yellow Cab upgrades to Blackmer® equipment as it continues to reap the benefits of its propane-powered taxicab fleet in Las Vegas.
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  • Loyalty Leads The Way

    Jul 16, 2009
    Ely Energy ascends to the pinnacle of the LPG-vaporization industry by finding and utilizing equipment that works – and then sticking with it.
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  • Advent and Use of Motor-Speed Technology Makes Sliding Vane Pumps Even More Energy-Efficient

    Jun 09, 2009
    Thanks to the Energy Policy Act of 2005, which was signed into law by President Bush in August of that year, increased scrutiny has been placed on the manufacturing sector and its use—or, in some cases, misuse—of energy.
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  • Coping With Change In Terminal Operations

    May 09, 2009
    Using the best equipment to eliminate the operational “soft spots” can lead to increased ROI.
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