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Blackmer Positive Displacement Pump Skids

Here are four Blackmer pump skids we built for a customer in the chemical industry. The customer needed a solution to be able to pump chemical solvents at a controlled speed. The skids we built consist of a Blackmer Magnes Pump, a Nord Gear Reducer and a WEG explosion proof motor. The pictured skids are […]

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Blackmer Chemical Transfer Pump Assembly

A chemical manufacturer was looking for an efficient unit to pump chemical solvents that would align properly with the piping they had in place. The pictured assembly consists of a Blackmer Magnes pump coupled to a Nord gear reducer and 10 HP WEG explosion proof motor mounted on a custom fabricated powder coated frame. The […]

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Blackmer Magnes Pump Skid

Here are Blackmer pump skids designed and built by our team for a chemical manufacturing company to pump solvents. The assemblies consist of Blackmer Magnes pumps coupled to Nord Gear reducers and WEG motors. The Nord Gear Reducer (between the WEG Motor and Blackmer Magnes pump) converts the high speed, low torque input from the […]

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Glycol Batching Skid

Pictured is a skid designed to transfer batches of Glycol off rail cars and into tanker trucks. To achieve this, a Blackmer MS3 Magnes pump was coupled to a Nord gearbox and a WEG 10 HP explosion proof motor. This assembly pumped the Glycol through an Endress Hauser ProMass Coriolis flow meter to totalize the […]

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Tuthill/Hypro Oil Filter Skid

This oil filter skid was designed for an industrial refrigeration designer/builder contractor. The contractor wanted to be able to filter oil inline on ammonia compressors and ultimately chose a Tuthill L-Series gear pump to side stream the oil. It’s preferred to have a system that side streams the oil, rather than a system with the […]

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Water Tempering Skid

This water tempering skid was designed for an aerosol and bag on valve filling manufacturer. The manufacturer needed a way to heat up 194 gallons of batch water in their pressurized tank (able to fill 75 cans per minute), so they could test their product can’s integrity at 135 degrees Fahrenheit. The water tempering skid […]

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Roto Pump Skid

Pictured below is a Roto progressive cavity pump skid we designed for a food manufacturer. The assembly featured a Roto progressive cavity pump belt driven by a 10 HP WEG Motor. Both the pump and the motor were mounted on a stainless steel base. We were able to engineer a more convenient solution for how […]

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Cooling Skid System

Pictured below is a cooling skid designed for an orthopedic product manufacturer who makes artificial replacement parts for the human body. The customer needed a way to keep the air compressors and air dryer used in their production process from overheating. Our solution was a system that utilizes a cooling tower. The system recirculates cool […]

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Xylem Booster Pump Package

Extra features are nice to have, but at the end of the day it’s really about what gets the job done. Our customer was looking for a more economical booster pump system similar to larger booster pump packages without the non-essential features. Our solution (pictured below) is a practical, engineered assembly consisting of (2) Goulds […]

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Tuthill Paint Skid

This paint mixing and transfer skid was designed for a manufacturer of radiators that are used to cool large transformers. Our customer wanted to be able to efficiently mix paint and other chemicals to produce the protective outer coating that is applied on their radiators. Our engineered solution consisted of two Tuthill Global Gear pumps […]

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Ampco Pharma Pump Skids

These are two portable Ampco pump skids built for a pharmaceutical and cosmetics contract manufacturer. They feature Ampco ZP1-060 pumps, along with Nord gear reducer, and a WEG motor mounted on a stainless steel cart with a WEG washdown VFD. Anderson Process continues to be a reliable service provider to many manufacturers throughout the Midwest. […]

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Gusher Pump with AES Seal Pot Skid

A customer involved in providing environmental and agronomic systems needed a recirculation pump for their process. They handle chemicals and fuels that can potentially be hazardous if contaminated, so they required a reliable solution that would reduce the risk of fluid contamination. We engineered this Gusher pump with AES seal pot as a solution to […]

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Blackmer Pump Cart For Adhesives

This mobile pump cart was designed for an adhesives manufacturer that needed to introduce additives and defoamer to an adhesive product. Due to systems already in place, the customer requested a mobile, turn-key solution that would offer minimal setup for integration. This assembly consisted of a Blackmer SX Series stainless steel vane pump coupled to […]

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Diesel Fuel Filtration Skid

This fuel filtration skid was designed to filter underground fuel storage tanks that have become dirty/contaminated or contain large amounts of water. Our customer was wanting to pull up to fueling stations and have the ability to clean out their in-ground tanks with a variety of filtration capabilities. The final product is one of the […]

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Mouvex Chemical Unloading Skid

Global supply chain shortages prevented one of our customer’s bulk chemical supply from being delivered via railcar. They were able to purchase the chemical in 55-gallon drums as an alternative and needed a pump unit capable of line stripping to maximize product recovery.  They also requested a run-dry capacity in the event a technician did […]

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Pulsafeeder Metering Skid

A Food & Beverage customer required a solution for low-flow, high-accuracy dosing of antioxidants into Canola Oil. This assembly consisted of a Pulsafeeder – Florida Blackline metering pump mounted on a painted carbons steel skid with associated stainless steel threaded suction and discharge piping. The suction and discharge piping included a y-strainer, pressure gauges, BLACOH […]

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Avocado Oil Removal – Wilden Pump Cart

One of our food production customers was paying $2,000 per week to have a third party pump out their used avocado oil, a byproduct of their production process.  The oil would collect in a 10’ pit and they did not have an in-house solution for removal.  Our team built them a mobile Wilden Pump Cart […]

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Fluid Fill Bowser

Gasoline Bowsers

Do you have a unique fluid fill process that needs to be addressed? We’ve shown other Fluid Fill Bowsers before – most recently a Windshield Washer Bowser. The one below is a Gasoline Bowser with a Wilden Pump and Engineering Air-Operated Double Diaphragm pump. This double diaphragm design will ensure precise amounts of gasoline are […]

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Gear Pump

Gear Pump Boosts Facility Chemical Totes

A customer was no longer able to buy their chemical supply in bulk, causing them to use smaller totes. This created an issue in transporting the chemical throughout their facility, as the totes had to be stored in a location far from their previous bulk storage tanks and existing pump system. Anderson Process designed a […]

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Rail Car Chemical Pump

Rail Car Chemical Transfer

Chemical transports are one of the largest revenue streams for railroads in the United States. In 2019 close to 972 million tons of chemicals were shipped throughout the country due to their use in a diverse production of other goods. When transferring chemicals via rail car or tanker truck, the average capacity will be around […]

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Acid Dosing Cart

These three unique pump carts are used to dose precise small amounts of acids. The semi-automated, mobile units provide a highly efficient production output necessary for the chemical industry. These units feature a ¼” Wilden Accu-Flo AODD pump, ½” Wilden pulsation dampener, Polytrace B2 Batch controller, RTI filter regulator, Dixon ball valve, and spill containment […]

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Heavy-Duty Fuel Oil Pump

Pictured below is a large skid we developed. The skid features a 10’’ BLACKMER® HXL10 vane pump coupled to a 161 HP diesel motor through a Nord Parallel shaft gear reducer. The gear shaft reducer was selected to handle the intense force and pressure applied, as the unit would be pumping fuel oil at 1650 […]

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Right-Angle Gearbox Pump

This uniquely orientated pump skid pictured below was designed to solve a couple of issues for a company transferring chemical solvents. Anderson Process mounted this Blackmer Pump on its side with a custom bracket built in-house, which allowed the pump suction to be at the top.  This aided with its ability to drain as the […]

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Wilden AODD

Wilden Air-Operated Double Diaphragm Custom Skid

A custom skid we built for a customer that consisted of a 1-1/2” SS/Teflon Wilden Pump and Engineering pump, Blacoh AODD pulsation dampener, Blacoh SpillStop leak prevention system, RTI Eliminizer and air regulator, Bi-Torq ball valves, Continental Fortress air hose and Tudertechnica Glidetech hose. The discharge piping using on this cart was Schedule 80 with […]

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Wilden Saniflo

FDA Wilden Pro-Flo Saniflo pump for Food Applications

This 2” Wilden Pro-Flo Saniflo pump was mounted on a stainless steel cart that would replace the customer’s older Wilden Foodmaster. The Wilden Saniflo pumps are FDA approved and designed for standard food applications. They are typically used for processes that are moving high-acid, high-sugar, and high-fat media. This particular diaphragm pump is all stainless […]

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Cat Triplex Pump

Triplex Cat Pump

This Cat high-pressure pump skid is used for flushing out cement drums commonly found on job sites or in cement mix plants. This is a triplex positive displacement pump meaning it has three plunger rods suitable for multi-gun and multi-nozzle high-pressure systems. It features max flow up to 15.6 gpm and a max pressure up […]

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Mobile Ingredient Pump

We custom fitted a 1” Wilden Stainless Steel FDA pump on a heavy-duty stainless steel hand cart with an RTI filter regular and Continental hose for the air input to the pump. This Wilden Full Stroke Diaphragm pump was used to transfer FDA Oils and Ingredients. It was built on a cart to optimize it […]

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Powder Coated Base with sand-blasted

The Advantages of Powder Coating

Industrial pumps and equipment operate in some of the most extreme working conditions. Over time certain physical impacts, moisture, chemicals, and ultraviolet light can cause corrosion and deterioration of parts, resulting in at worst a breakdown or at best a beaten down appearance. To combat this process Anderson Process offers powder coating finishes to skids […]

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B&G Heater Cart

Often times, when creating, transporting or using chemicals, they require a great deal of care and they must follow strict guidelines. Finding the right equipment to handle such toxic and hazardous material is paramount to maintaining safe and accident-free conditions. A customer needed to keep antifreeze circulated through the tankers to keep the chemical from […]

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Blackmer pump skid

Blackmer HXL8G Pump Skid

We built a custom skid for a customer who needed to pump asphalt, a hot and aggressive material. Systems that handle these types of materials need to be able to handle unplanned disruptions in the system in regards to temperature and viscosity. Featured on this skid is a Blackmer 8” HXL sliding vane pump, a […]

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Barrier fluid reservoir Tank

Barrier Fluid Reservoir

One of the many reasons mechanical seals may need extra lubrication, include the high viscosity in certain fluids  These pumps and mechanical seals may require the circulation of a clean fluid from an external seal flush. This process lubricates the inner and outer seal faces which separates the pumped fluid from entering the stationary housing […]

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Filtration Housing

Sanitary Filter Cart

What special needs do you have for your filtration applications? Proper filtration enhances many industrial fluid applications, increasing the purification of water, chemicals, and other fluid output. Efficient filtration in markets such as automotive, food & beverage, chemical, pharmaceuticals, power generation, water and wastewater can save valuable resources that effect an organization’s bottom line.  Anderson […]

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Engineered Solutions to Meet Your Requirements

We have shared many examples consisting of custom-engineered systems for our customers.  It is rewarding to share the final result, but what all goes into the process to get to that point? Let us help break down the process on the last skid we built to give you an idea. Our engineering team handles requests […]

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Custom Oil-Heating System

Here is a custom skid our team built for a customer that specializes in sustainable packaging.  The customer needed a way to control the temperature of oil in a tank for use in their manufacturing process.  To accomplish this, our team custom-engineered a skid using an assortment of fluid handling components from some of our […]

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Duplex Filter Cart

Our team recently built this custom cart for a customer that specializes in chemical handling and aerosol packaging.  This duplex filter system is being used to filter a bentonite clay/water mixture in multiple locations, so it was fabricated onto a mobile cart to allow easy transfer around the facility. The cart was assembled with FTI […]

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Self-Priming Pioneer Pump De-watering Skid

Several years ago the Anderson Process team custom engineered a pump skid for a gravel pit customer moving large amounts of aggregate.  The pump consisted of a large Pioneer GS8 Pump Assembly designed for pumping water 2,000 GPM at 60 Feet of head. The self-priming, solids handling, centrifugal pump was put on a fabricated steel […]

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Custom Temperature Control Skid

We recently had a customer that needed to build a temperature control skid that used a Dean pump to pump Therminol out of a storage tank and send it though a heating or cooling heat exchanger to control the temperature of the oil by the uses of control valves. The heating heat exchanger was a […]

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Wilden Powder Pump Cart for Chemical Manufacturer

This custom pump skid was designed for a Food & Beverage Chemical Manufacturer.  On this project we modified a Wilden XPS15 Stainless steel FDA pump by adding a port to inject air on the underside of the inlet balls to keep them moving and allow the powder to work its way through the pump. The […]

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Mouvex Pumps Moving Chocolate

Here are some pumps that were built for a food production facility, they are using Mouvex Eccentric Disc Pump assemblies for pumping Chocolate and Flavorings.  The order consisted of 8 pumps total, ranging from an Mouvex’s largest SLS Series pump, the SLS36 that is designed for up to 158 GPM, down to their model SLS12, […]

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Adhesive Filtration Skid

One of our customers had the need to filter a viscous adhesive.  We built them a custom filter skid compromising of two FTI housings arranged is a duplex orientation.  The filters each have a pressure differential switch which allows the flow to be diverted once a filter gets too dirty to run. When the first […]

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Custom Filter Carts

Custom carts and skids are one of our main areas of expertise.  Often times, multiple permanent filtering solutions are not a financial or efficient reality for our customers.  As a solution, mobile carts can be kitted with the proper equipment and used in multiple locations depending on which system has the need at any given […]

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Gas Fuel Bowser

Here is one of many style Gas Fuel Bowsers that our team custom built to be used on an assembly line to fill units that have missed the fuel station for any number of reasons. The unit is designed with a Wilden Pump, ground reel, level gauge and a Fill-Rite meter to dispense accurate amounts […]

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Custom Skids – Waste Water Treatment

Custom Solutions is a cornerstone of our business.  We regularly create custom solutions for customers, ranging from simple skids for general use to elaborate pump systems that meet the need of very specific applications.  This is an example of one of our larger projects where the customer needed a packaged solution to moving and treating […]

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Wilden Pump Skid

Is mobility, cleanliness or filtration the most important part of your process? Let us help you combine it all into one package. Here we built an all stainless steel portable cart using a Wilden 1.5” Saniflo Hygienic pump to pump a personal hygiene product from bulk totes through a Shelco MicroVantage filter to their filling […]

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Chemical Treatment Recirculating Skids

Here we helped a customer build a series of chemical treatment recirculating skids that heated and filtered the chemical before it was sent off to the process. The overall system was designed for 75 GPM at 40 PSI. We utilized a Goulds 3756 centrifugal pump, Standard Xchange Plate & Frame heat exchanger, Eaton Filters, Dixon […]

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Transmission Drain Bench

Our fab shop crew built and assembled this for a transmission drain bench used in a lab for testing. Designed with 1/2″ Wilden pumps, stainless steel drain tanks with sight glasses and insulated for sound.

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Front Differential Gear Oil Fill System

We designed and built a front differential gear oil fill system for an automobile company. The system uses two 1/2″ Wilden aluminum pumps, Burkert air operated valves, Numatics regulators, safe lockout valves, Graco oil fill nozzle and a needle valve for flow control.

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Gas Skid Build

Our fabrication team in Michigan just finished up a gas skid for an automobile manufacturer. The skid is going to be used for an addition to an existing line to increase production. We designed the gas skid with Parker filters, Total Control Systems (TCS) meters, Morrison fire safe valves, Numatics regulators, Ross solenoid valves and […]

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Fluid Fill System for Gas & Oil

Here we are finalizing the mechanical aspect of a unit designed for Gas and Oil fill at a small engines / power equipment plant in the Southeast US. The customer came to us with a manual process in place and we worked with them to automate the process the best we can. There is a […]

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Pumping/Dispensing Glue System

With our customers input, we helped finish designing and building a system that we just shipped off for startup and final alterations. This system is built for pumping/dispensing glue with built in flow sensors for supply and return, an Eaton automatic self-cleaning filter with pressure transducers on the inlet and discharge to sense pressure, a […]

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Cooling Skid

Here is a cooling skid we just finished for a customer that is using the skid to cool engine coolant, oil, fuel and air at an engine manufacturer. We are pumping a 50% glycol mixture and cooling it down from 195°F to 133°F at 80 GPM. This was developed for a test stand that is […]

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Portable Blackmer SNP2 Pump Assemblies

We just designed and built two Blackmer SNP2 pump assemblies on wheels out of our Indianapolis location. These Stainless Steel Sliding Vane Pumps were built with Nord Gear Reducer’s and Baldor Motors. They were mounted on portable carts with polyurethane casters and fork pockets for easy of mobility. Our customer was looking for a portable […]

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Solution for Recycling Used Oil from a Transmission Test System

We just sent this cart out to a customer to get installed. We worked with this customer to design and build a solution for recycling used oil from a transmission test system and refine it for re-use. It is part of a larger transmission test system that is used for testing on several types of […]

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Heating Skid

We worked with a customer to develop a heating skid to keep their product (Mixture of RO Water and Dimethylformamide) temperatures in bulk storage tanks at the proper temperature. When they needed to transfer the product to the production line for use, it was already at the necessary temperature, filtered to specification and ready for […]

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Griswold ANSI Pump Packages

We just shipped out “5” Griswold ANSI pump packages for a local manufacturer that needed them to move cooling water in a foundry. These ANSI pumps included Flex-A-Seal mechanical seals and WEG motors put into a package on a painted base. This order included “4” 100HP motors and a 20HP motor. If you are in […]

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Blackmer Sliding Vane Pump Assemblies

We just finished a production of “16” Blackmer Sliding Vane Pump assemblies that were designed and built for a manufacturer of automotive chemicals. Vane pumps can be used in transfer applications or used as the main process pump within the manufacturing of a product. Due to their self-adjusting design, self-priming and line-stripping properties, they help […]

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Gas Skid Repair

Check out this gas skid that we pulled out of a Michigan automotive assembly plant. We completely tore down and refurbished the skid and it is now being installed at a Chicago automotive assembly plant. You can see by the original condition of skid that the biggest challenge was getting it to look new again […]

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Mobile Filtration Assembly

The Anderson Process Illinois Branch designed and produced a heavy-duty, 4-wheel portable filtration assembly unit for a customer that produces batch chemicals out at a somewhat rugged terrain refinery location. The assembly includes a 6-round Shelco filter housing with pressure gauges and is designed for complete “bottom out” drainage. They will be moving it around to […]

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Platform System

We recently finished and installed Phase 1 of an engineered, designed and built Stainless Steel platform system that will help assist in the manufacturing of product once completed for a local Food manufacturer. Phase 2 will consist of alterations to tanks and mixing equipment to improve the efficiency of food production. The platform system will […]

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Transmission Fluid Fill System

Here is a transmission fluid fill system that has helped provide a customer with the capabilities of filling multiple transmission fluids. Engineered by the Anderson Process Michigan ACI Systems Engineering Department and fabricated from the ground up by the Anderson Process Michigan Fabrication division. This is only one of two fill systems that have been […]

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Filtration Skid

This skid was designed with a T-Mag magnetic drive centrifugal sealless pump, WEG explosion proof motor, Pentair filters and housings and Dixon cam and groove fittings. Through this combination, the skid is now capable of pumping product through a 20 micron pre-filter and then the final .2 micron filter at 50 GPM. Every component was […]

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Cooling Skids

We just recently put the finishing touches on two complex cooling skids for a Wisconsin foundry that was installing a new line. They were designed to re-use spent cooling tower water, which would then run through one side of a Standard Xchange heat exchanger and then cool a glycol mixture on the other side of the Standard […]

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Wilden Yeast Pump Cart

This Wilden Hygienic Series XPS8 was built for a large Wisconsin brewer for pumping spent yeast from the bottom of the fermentation tank. Mounted to a 316SS cart, we incorporated bypass piping for the CIP system with Dixon single pin squeeze clamps for easy assembly and disassembly.  Pump is also attached to a swivel stand […]

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Metering Cart

Let us help you build a Metering cart for portability. This particular cart includes a Tuthill Stainless Steel meter with a mechanical read out and Dixon gauges and valves for control/shut off. It was completely custom made per the customer specifications.

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Liquiflo System

Customer: Power Plant Need/Application: Customer was using 2 peristaltic hose pumps to meter water into a burner stack for pollution control with a third pump as back-up. This then made them have to change the hoses about every 5-6 weeks of use and had no way to control the water into the pumps. That was a big […]

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Xylem System

Customer: Metal Manufacturer Need/Application: Customer was looking to install new equipment to speed up their manufacturing. Solution: Built a Xylem system that could take 120°F of water and cool it to 90°F at 40 GPM. The system included the following: 2 pumps (duplex pump with VFD controls, pressure switches and alternator), control panel, differential pressure switch, heat exchanger, […]

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Wilden System

Customer: Machine Manufacturer Need/Application: Needed to batch and mix coating material at two different strengths and supply it to their production lines. Solution: This was made possible through the design of a two tank system with Wilden pumps to pump product from totes into tanks and from tanks to production lines. All of the piping, pumps and valves […]

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Blackmer Gear System

Customer: Waste Disposal Provider Need/Application: Needed to heat a 6,000 gallon tank of glycerin. Solution: Provided a skid unit with a Blackmer Gear (formerly EnviroGear) pump to recirculate glycerin from the tank into both the Standard Plate and frame heat exchanger. The skid also has a electric heater to heat the water with a Xylem pump to recirculate […]

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Mouvex System

Customer: Chemical Manufacturer Need/Application: Needed to pump chemicals from rail cars with the following requirements… Maximum of 20 ft. lift 80 GPM flow rate Working pressure of 60 PSI Solution: This was made possible by building a four skid unit equipped with a variety of products. This complex system included air actuated ball valves, Micro Motion meter, Mouvex pump, […]

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Ampco System

Customer: Food Manufacturer Need/Application: This customer wanted to use pumps in more than one location and be able to easily adjust to tanks that were at different heights from each other. Solution: We provided a portable food grade pumping cart that included leveling jacks. This Ampco system gave the customer the ability to align the piping, plug in […]

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Wilden Metering System

Customer: Gearbox Manufacturer Need/Application: Customer wanted to meter pre-set amounts of oil into gearboxes from totes and have the system be fully portable. Solution: We made this possible by designing a custom skid that was made up of a Wilden pump, Blacoh pulsation dampeners, control panel with a Badger Meter batcher, meter, casters, hoses and a shut-off nozzle. The […]

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Cat System

Customer: Vinegar Manufacturer Need/Application: Customer wanted to change out a complete skid without making any changes to both the piping and floor mounts. Solution: We provided this Cat system with stainless steel bases capable for all mounting holes to fit into existing piping and mounting dimensions. The skid included: Stainless steel Cat pump with belt drive, adjustable motor […]

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Ampco/Wilden System

Customer: Distillery Need/Application: A start-up distillery needed portable pumps to pump different products into tanks. Solution: We provided five Ampco sanitary centrifugal pumps with Weg variable speed drives (VFD) mounted on and three 1 inch Wilden FDA pumps with air filters/regulators. Both systems were made portable by placing the pumps on stainless steel carts with food grade wheels and […]

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Ampco System

Customer: Food Manufacturer Need/Application: Customer wanted a heated mix tank with batch metering capabilities that would fit into their elevator and be fully portable. Solution: The system included: Ampco pump, Xylem multi-stage pump, control panel build to our specifications, air actuated three way valve, electric heater to heat the glycol/water mixture, jacketed tank, Micro Motion meter and a Sharpe […]

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Hy-Pro Filtration System

Customer: Power Plant Need/Application: Customer wanted to batch different grades of hydraulic oil and have them filtered to a ISO code. Solution: This Hy-Pro Filtration system has three stages and a PM-1 particle counter with a R232 connection for real time monitoring. This first stage had a nominal 25u bag filter, second stage had a 6MV pleated cartridge […]

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Custom Engineered Tank System

This tank system filters the incoming product, and heats the oil to a set temperature.

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Custom Engineered Pumping System

Custom Engineered Pumping System

This is a Pioneer pumping system that will pump water to a gravel washer 1850 GPM at 135 feet of TDH.

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