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Knowledge & Insights: General Process Equipment

Kerr Pump Repair

An engineered coating manufacturer needed their Kerr 5500 Series Vertical Process Pump repaired. As seen in the pictures below, excessive scale buildup inside and outside of the pump’s wet end caused the pump to seize or completely lock up. The shaft unfortunately needed to be replaced due to wear in critical areas. After replacing the […]

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Tuthill Liquid Ring Vacuum Pump Repair

A chemical manufacturer’s Kinney (Tuthill) 2-stage liquid ring vacuum pump’s seals were leaking prematurely due to hard water correlated issues at their facility. After exploring some different options with the customer to extend seal life, they opted for us to rebuild the pump to factory specifications. We replaced the wear parts (seals and bearings) and […]

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Travaini Liquid Ring Pump System Overhaul

A sign and banner manufacturer wanted their Travaini liquid ring vacuum pump system they purchased on Ebay overhauled. The system features a single stage, oil lubricated liquid ring pump that is used to pull vacuum through a router table to secure material for various projects. The number of usage hours on the system had reached […]

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Xylem Split Case Pump Overhaul

Pictured is a Xylem Goulds 3405 Split Case Pump that had obvious past repair issues. The pump was brought to Anderson by a customer that made rolled aluminum products. Among the chief issues, the impeller clearance and shaft sleeves were not set properly, which resulted in severe wear to the entire rotating assembly. As a […]

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What is the Buying Process When I am Looking for a Pump?

With so many options to choose from in today’s day and age, buying the right pump for your application can initially feel like an overwhelming task. A task that can cost you time and money if not approached correctly. Providing detailed and accurate information is essential to finding the best pump for your application.  That […]

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Blackmer Gear G1-133 Pump Additions

These Blackmer/EnviroGear G1-133 pump assemblies were built for an adhesives manufacturer for processing PVA adhesives (poly vinyl alcohol). They are made of stainless steel and have 4” flanges. An addition we provided was a stainless-steel guard around the stuffing box at the customer’s request for extra protection. We also welded risers on our standard double […]

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Blackmer Gear Pump Repair

Pictured is a Blackmer/EnviroGear G1-55 pump that was used for pumping a starch-based adhesive used in the manufacturing process of corrugated cardboard. The customer brought the pump in for a leaking seal. The seal unfortunately failed after pressures climbed above the seal’s operating pressure. The triple lip style cartridge seals used in this application are […]

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Busch Blower/Vacuum Booster Repair

A customer in the HVCR (heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration) industry brought in their Busch WV1000 blower to be serviced. The blower or vacuum booster, resting on top of a Busch Cobra dry screw pump, was used for helium leak testing in the manufacturing process of commercial HVAC compressor systems. Debris had built up […]

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Blackmer Pump Repair

A customer brought us their Blackmer CRL4B Sliding Vane Pump used for pumping CO2, because they were not experiencing the longevity needed from their pump to fulfill application demands. The pump would work for a limited time and break down. The last repair shop the customer used to repair the pump did a number of […]

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Blackmer Pump Restoration

An industrial gas supplier needed their Blackmer pump for pumping propane restored. Upon arrival, the signs of wear were obvious. The outside of the pump was weathered and corroded. It even seized up when attempting to start it. When the pump was disassembled, the inner parts, including the vanes, casing liner, rotor and head discs, […]

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What is a Self-Priming Pump and How Does it Work?

In many applications, pumps are completely submerged in the liquid of what’s being pumped and are constantly surrounded by that liquid. Forces such as gravity and air pressure ensure that no air enters the suction line of the pump. For many other pumping applications, it is necessary for pumps to be above the level of […]

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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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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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Resourceful Steam Hose Solution

Some applications can be more challenging than others and require creative solutions. With over 50+ years of experience in the fluid technology field, Anderson Process has the knowledge and resources at its disposal to provide unique solutions for persistent issues. Our customer had an FDA-rated steam hose that descended from a unit to clean the […]

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Mixmor Mixer and Tank Assembly

This MixMor turbine mixer with mixing tank assembly was designed for a midwest chemical manufacturer. The manufacturer’s business was expanding, and they wanted a new mixer and tank to double their production rate. The assembly features a MixMor TC-20-L52 flange mounted turbine mixer with a TEFC Motor (20 HP, 1750 RPM, 3/60, 230/460 VOLT), gear […]

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Tuthill Hydraulic Oil Pump Assemblies

These Tuthill pump assemblies were fabricated for a healthcare technology company and used to pump hydraulic oil. They feature a Tuthill 2C2BV-C-7 rotary gear pump assembled with a Tuthill 2C1B534-56 NEMA C Frame mounting adapter and a Baldor CL3507 Motor (¾ HP, 1725 RPM, 1/60/115/230V). Anderson Process continues to be a reliable service provider to […]

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Standard Pump Tote Batching System

This Standard Pump tote batching system was designed for a battery supplier, who was interested in a system to batch battery acid (sulfuric acid) out of a tote and into jugs. Pictured is the system we designed. A Standard stick pump was used for pumping the battery acid from the tote. A stainless steel bridge […]

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Mouvex Transfer Cart

We have built a few of these carts over the years for a local Chemical manufacturer, this one that we just shipped out was no different.  The pump assembly is used to transfer and recirculate an Aluminum / Solvent Slurry through a mill to reduce particle size.  This pump was built on a cart so […]

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Wilden Pump / Reelcraft Hose Reel Cart

We recently built two custom pump carts for a local customer that manufacturers cleaning and sanitation chemicals.  They wanted to minimize the amount of pumps needed and create a flexible solution for transferring chemicals from totes to a mixing tank to be blended for their customer’s specific needs.  The pump carts needed to have a […]

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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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Hose Audit & Testing Program

We’ve tested over 10,000 hoses in dozens of manufacturing facilities. The average failure rate of the hoses we test is 18%. That’s a lot of unwanted opportunity for safety issues, downtime, and inefficiencies in your process. Proper hose specification and maintenance are essential to consistent production output, efficient long-term fluid management and a safe and […]

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Fluid Transport and Storage Solutions

Anderson Process has recently worked with another customer to solve their fluid transport and storage needs. Challenge: The customer was looking to move from drum and tote delivery of ethyl acetate to a centralized storage system. Solution: Anderson Process provided them with 2 outdoor 5,200 gallon double walled tanks and 2 indoor 500 gallon double […]

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Storage Tanks

We are more than a pump distributor. We work closely with customers to provide solutions to any fluid handling applications, extending well beyond standard pumps and hose. This customer needed increased storage capabilities for their operation and turned to Anderson Process for a solution. Challenge: Our customer needed to expand storage capabilities for increased production. […]

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Why Mechanical Seals Fail

Mechanical seals keep the fluid contained within pumps while the internal mechanical components move inside the stationary housing.  When mechanical seals fail, the resulting leaks can cause extensive damage to the pump and often leaves large messes that can be significant safety hazards. Besides being a crucial component to a pump running efficiently, it is […]

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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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Best Practices in Hose Safety

Hose safety often does not get the attention it deserves. Proper hose and fitting selection are critical to the safety of both your people and your profits. If a hose fails in a manufacturing or industrial processing operation, the entire production line becomes compromised, putting expensive equipment, product and lives at risk. Choosing the right […]

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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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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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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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Let us help you size the right heat exchanger for your application

Do you need to cool, heat or maintain temperature of sensitive liquids? Reach out to us to help you size the right heat exchanger for your application. We have Xylem – Standard Xchange Pre-engineered Shell & Tube, Brazed or Fan units on the shelf ready to go or we can help you design a custom […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Blacoh AODDampener Product Presentation Video

Everything you need to know about Blacoh’s AODDampener is in this brief and informative video. Explore the many features and benefits, learn how the automatic air control works, and see how this new dampener performs under pressure.

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BLACOH BUZZ Volume 2 – The Necessity of Fluid Control

We hope you all had a great Labor Day weekend! Be sure to checkout Volume 2 of BLACOH BUZZ where you will find “The Necessity of Fluid Control” Part 2 by Gary L. Cornell. To read Part 1 please revisit the last post from Anderson Process.

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BLACOH BUZZ Volume 1 – The Necessity of Fluid Control

Check out Volume 1 of BLACOH BUZZ where Gary L. Cornell of BLACOH Fluid Control, Inc. writes “The Necessity of Fluid Control” Part 1.

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