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Knowledge & Insights: Pumps

What Exactly Is A Positive Displacement Pump?

Positive Displacement (PD) Pumps work by trapping a fixed amount of fluid, then displacing or forcing it into the discharge pipe. PD Pumps are engineered to use a reciprocating, rotary or diaphragm method to move a variety of fluids. These pumps are most commonly used for pumping viscous liquids and those that contain fragile solids. PD […]

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Viking Asphalt Pump Repair

The Anderson Process Repair Team is capable of handling equipment in any condition. This Viking asphalt pump was delivered in rough shape. Our team performed a range of repairs including a new bracket bushing, idler gear & bushing, packing, gaskets, elastomers, bearing, and bearing retaining hardware. It was sandblasted, repainted, and now looking and operating […]

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What is a Mag Drive Pump?

Magnetic Drive Pumps Mag Drive pumps are seal-less pumps that use the technology of a drive magnet and inner magnet connected to an impeller to move fluid through the pump. The drive magnet and inner magnet are separated by a rear casing or housing, creating a seal-less containment. A Mag Drive Pump will prevent the […]

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The Importance of Regular Maintenance on Your Pumps

One of our customers noticed the fluid end seals on their CAT high pressure pump were leaking, but decided to keep the pump running in order to get the job done.  They did not notice the internal severity of the seal leak, and without a proper maintenance schedule the seals were never changed.  The end […]

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Modified Gould e-SV Pumps

Anderson Process provides unrivaled support to the industries we serve. One of our customers came to us recently for help installing custom vent lines on their Goulds e-SV pump carts. They had been buying the modified pumps from a competitor, but were not happy with the support they were receiving. Our team was happy to […]

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3 Advantages of AODD Pumps

Safety, Simplicity, and Versatility.  These are three terms that go hand-in-hand with Air-Operated Double-Diaphragm (AODD) Pumps.  While no single pump type can be perfect for all applications, AODD pumps can cover a wide spectrum of applications and materials. Air-Operated Double-Diaphragm (AODD) pumps are a type of positive displacement pump that utilizes compressed air for a […]

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Looking Back – Anderson Process and Blackmer Collaborate to Deliver Blackmer GX Series Pumps

In 2014, EMCO opened a new large-scale terminal facility that needed efficient, low-maintenance pumps. Because of the critical nature of these storage areas, it was imperative for EMCO to identify the right brand and style of pump that would be used to unload railcars of raw materials and load totes, drums and IBCs with finished […]

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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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ACI Systems – The Fluid Fill System Experts

ACI Systems create semi-automated systems to dispense hazardous or non-hazardous liquids in small but precise amounts to test a large range of vehicles during the manufacturing process.

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Centrifugal Pumps vs Positive Displacement Pumps

Anderson Process offers a comprehensive line of centrifugal and positive displacement pumps to provide pump systems that deliver reliable performance in demanding applications. Although the basic structure and operation of pumping systems hasn’t changed much over the years, industrial pumps remain a sophisticated piece of machinery, each with its own ideal operating conditions and application. […]

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Reasons Pumps Fail

The pump is the heart of any fluid processing application.  Properly specified pump drives output and directly impacts an operation’s bottom line. Unfortunately, pumps can fail at any given moment resulting in inefficient operation, equipment failures and production losses. So why do pumps fail?  We had our in-house pump expert and seasoned sales representative, John […]

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ACI Fluid Fill Systems – The Anderson Difference

ACI Fluid Fill Systems have been used worldwide to dispense fluids at flow rates that range from mils per minute to gallons per minute. We offer a variety of services such as assembly line fill, vapor recovery, chiller and heat exchanger systems, control panel design and build, portable pump systems, chemical blending systems, pharmaceutical systems […]

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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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“2 Guys Talk About Pumps” Video Series – Mechanical Seals and Seal-less Technology

John Vorpagel (Anderson Process) and Mike Solso (Envirogear Pumps) sit down to discuss mechanical seals, seal-less technology, and EnviroGear® E Series Magnetically Coupled Seal-less Internal Gear Pumps in their first video series, “2 Guys Talk About Pumps”.  Check out the first series of short videos below:   Face it, Mechanical Seals are Complicated There are […]

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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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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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Gusher 7550 Centrifugal Pumps with WEG Motors

Here are four of seven Gusher 7550 Centrifugal pumps with WEG motors that we shipped to one of our customers. These pumps were designed for a water-based fluid, but the key here is the length of these pumps. They were custom-made to be +84” in length because of a deep tank they were designed to […]

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Gusher 7550 Vertical Centrifugal Pump Testing

We were visiting Gusher Pumps when they were testing a Gusher 7550 Vertical Centrifugal pump for one of our customers. This pump was designed for 870 GPM at 115 Feet of Head of water-based fluid. This was one of multiple pumps that were built and after testing getting sent to the paint booth for a […]

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T-Mag Sulfuric Acid Pumps

We shipped out 15 T-Mag AMX Series pumps to a customer for pumping Sulfuric acid in the battery manufacturing industry. These pumps were used to pump from the bulk storage tanks to the production line when the demand of Sulfuric acid was needed. These pumps run 24/7 when in production.

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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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Ampco ZP1-060-SM Rebuild

Our repair team just finished rebuilding and aligning an Ampco Pumps Company model ZP1-060-SM to bring it back into service condition. We rebuilt the pump back to its OEM specifications and replaced the gearbox and motor.

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Pioneer Vacuum Prime Assist Centrifugal Pump Repair

We just finished a complete overhaul repair of a Pioneer Vacuum prime assist centrifugal pump, this was one in a series of pumps getting re-built.  The Prime Series from Pioneer are ideal in situations where you can leave the pump unattended in order to self-prime itself in remote locations.  Examples of this are in agriculture fields, […]

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Goulds Water Technology Vertical Turbine Pump

We just delivered a Goulds Water Technology Vertical Turbine pump to a Food manufacturing facility. Do you have the need for high flows and high head capabilities, but your liquid level is well below ground level? One option we offer would be the vertical turbine pump technology. One of the many advantages is that with […]

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Ampco ZP3 Series PD Circumferential Piston Pump

When you see an all Stainless Steel pump do you only think of food and beverage applications?  If cleanability and abrasion are a potential concern, look into an Ampco ZP3 series PD Circumferential Piston Pump to do the job. Here we have five pump, motor, gearbox and base assemblies ready to ship out to a […]

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Sundyne/Ansimag Teflon-Lined Centrifugal Pumps

Do you need help with pumping aggressive chemicals? Let us help you size a pump today. After our most recent cold snap, we were able to get these three Sundyne – Ansimag Teflon-lined centrifugal pumps shipped out of our Brookfield, WI location. These pumps are being used for chemical transfer applications. Sundyne – Ansimag pumps are reliable, […]

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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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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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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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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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Wilden System

Customer: Vessel Manufacturer Need/Application: Customer needed a system that was designed to increase the speed of testing and pressurizing their tanks. Solution: The system is made up of one Wilden pump that is used to both fill and empty each tank. It is capable of testing a total of 10 tanks at a time. The […]

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EnviroGear® Pumps Adding G Series Internal Gear Pumps to Product Offering

EnviroGear® Pumps is pleased to announce the integration of G Series Sealed Internal Gear Pumps into its product offering.

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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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Exciting Advancement in Seal-less Internal Gear Pump Technology

We would like to introduce an exciting advancement in seal-less internal gear pump technology from Pump Solutions Group.

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Wilden AODD Pumps

From Vine to Wine with Wilden Air-Operated Double-Diaphragm (AODD) Pumps

Modern winery facility utilizing stainless steel containers compared to old style wooden barrels.

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Mouvex Eccentric Disc Pumps – The Bottom-Line Benefits of Product Recovery

Learn how Mouvex Eccentric Disc Pumps feature product-recovery capabilities that can be extremely beneficial to your facility by reducing waste and increasing ROI.

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Save Money! Revolutionary Advancement in Air Operated Double Diaphragm (AODD) Pump Technology

We would like to bring to your attention an interesting product that will help you save money on energy costs on some of your challenging pump applications.

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EMCO Chemical Distributors Realizes the Goal of Opening A New Manufacturing Facility and Blackmer® GX Series Sliding Vane Pumps

See the official PSG article here: Blackmer EMCO case Study – with images In 1967, after relocating to Chicago, IL, from Boston, MA, Edward Polen was working as a salesman for the Big Ben Chemical & Solution Co.

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Superior AODD Pumps for Water/Wastewater Filter-Press Applications

A key piece of equipment in water/wastewater filter-press systems is the pump that sends the particulate-laden slurry into the filter press.

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Wilden Video – How AODD Pumps Work

Wilden Video – How AODD Pumps Work

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Hygienic Processing Plant Walk-Through

This animated video provides a virtual tour through a typical food processing facility and illustrates where Mouvex, Wilden, and other PSG pumps play a vital role in critical hygienic processing applications.

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Wilden Releases New Video – How a Wilden Pro-Flo X AODD Pump Works

Wilden has released a new video explaining how a Wilden Pro Flo X – PX1500 Air-Operated Double-Diaphram Pumps works.

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PSG Introduces a New Mouvex Self Priming Pump

Blackmer’s eccentric disc pump – Mouvex Technology, is used in an array of applications across the globe.

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Blackmer Sliding-Vane “Viscosity Video” Now Available

Grand Rapids, MI – In an effort to visually demonstrate how positive-displacement pumps that feature sliding-vane technology are able to capably handle liquids of varying viscosities, Blackmer has created a “Viscosity Video” for distributor use.

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