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Knowledge & Insights: Pumps

How to Read Positive Displacement Pump Curves

Being able to read positive displacement pump curves is important to determine a pump’s ability to produce flow under several conditions, such as viscosity and differential pressure, which can affect pump performance. It is also vital to understanding what the pump is capable of and how to possibly diagnose issues that arise. The following article […]

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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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How to Extend the Life of Your Vacuum Pump

In many industrial sectors, vacuum pumps are doing yeoman’s work. Often running for several hours per day in some applications and even non-stop for multiple work shifts per day. Vacuum pumps being in operation means several maintenance related issues inevitably will crop up. If the user is not proactive in treating these issues the vacuum […]

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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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Viking Internal Gear Pump Overhaul

A major asphalt paving company needed their Viking KK4124A internal gear pump for pumping hot oil overhauled. The wear was evident on the rotor, shaft and the pump’s mechanical seal was leaking. The seal flush line was also not set at the correct orientation. After modifying the seal flush line, so it was set at […]

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What is an Internal Gear Pump and How Does it Work?

Commonly used in several industries, including adhesives, petroleum, cleansing/lubricating products, confectionary and more, internal gear pumps are one of the key pieces of industrial equipment in the production line. What is an internal gear pump and how does it work? What roles does it play in industry? The following article explores the intricacies of internal […]

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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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What is a Rotary Vane Pump and How Does it Work?

Choosing the right positive displacement pump can be a challenging endeavor. A rotary vane pump maybe the right choice depending on the application, media and environmental circumstances. What are rotary vane pumps and how do they work? Check out the article below on the ins and outs of rotary vane pumps. What is a Rotary […]

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ANSI Pump Assembly Overhaul

Pictured is a ANSI pump assembly that an automotive supplier brought in due to a leaking seal. Luckily in this case, there were no major parts needed. A standard overhaul was done on the pump. All the common wear items, including new ball bearings (pump and motor), mechanical seal, gaskets, O-rings, a coupling insert were […]

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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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Split Case Pump Overhaul

Pictured is a 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 result, the shaft […]

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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 Gear 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 […]

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Blackmer Gear Pump Repair

Pictured is a Blackmer Gear 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 […]

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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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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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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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Viking Asphalt Pump Refurbishment

A customer’s worn Viking asphalt pump was in rough shape. One of our experienced technicians refurbished the pump and the difference is night and day. View the astonishing transformation in the pictures below. Anderson Process is an authorized service center for many of the top pump manufacturers in the marketplace. Some of our capabilities include […]

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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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10 Ways to Extend the Life of Your Pump

With over 60 years in the industry, we’ve seen many mismanaged pumps eat into the productivity and bottom line of businesses. Make sure you are getting the most out of your equipment by following these 10 ways to extend the life of your pump:   1. Regular Maintenance Before diving into specific aspects of pump […]

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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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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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7 Fun Facts About Pumps

Many people may not realize it, but fluid pumps play an important role in our daily lives.  They have a long history and can be attributed to many modern advancements that we take for granted today.  With that in mind, let’s take a look at some fun facts about pumps that most people might not […]

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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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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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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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Rotary Positive Displacement Pumps

Last month we discussed the internal operation of reciprocating pumps, one of two types of positive displacement pumps. This month we will analyze how the other type of PD pump – rotary pumps. Rotary pumps have rotating gears instead of the backward and forwards motion of cylinders like reciprocating pumps. In some cases, they can […]

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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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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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Ethanol Filter Cart

Pictured here is a custom filter cart built for a customer who wanted to remove the smell of ethanol in their facility. Featured on this 2-wheel cart is a Liquiflo Gear Pump with a flow rate of up to 3 GPM. Attached above the pump are 2 Shelco 20” filter housings furnished in 316 Stain-less […]

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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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Liquid Blending System

Precise control mixing of materials can be a challenging feat. Understanding the chemical compatibility and how the liquid properties will react, blend, and change must be closely monitored. Pictured below are several different pumps and a control system we set up for a customer who needed to meter three liquids: propylene glycol, ethanol, and water […]

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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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Goulds Booster Pumps for City Water

Plant Water Pressure for Food Manufacturer

This custom skid features three Goulds Water Technology e-SV pumps designed to boost the flow of city water into production rooms for a food manufacturer. During the Summer months, the water pressure would drop significantly, and the customer had trouble providing consistent flow to the far side of the facility. This was especially problematic when […]

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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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Ampco Rotary Lobe Pump

Moving Resins with Ampco AL-25 rotary lobe pump Cart

Resins are naturally occurring as a plant substance but are often made synthetically, converted into polymers to be used in numerous applications. When pumping certain resins the biggest factor to consider is their viscosity, as they can vary from a thin syrup to a solid substance. Resins can be difficult to handle as they can […]

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Blackmer Gear’s Between-the-Bearing System

Two Blackmer Gear (formerly EnviroGear) E series pumps featured on this skid have unique superior design features to allow longer life cycles then other mechanically sealed or seal-less internal gear pumps on the market. What creates this distinct feature, the Between-the-Bearing System, a specially designed spindle that protects the rotor and idler gear from hydraulic […]

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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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Sanitary Mouvex Pump Assemblies

Here’s a large order we shipped out for a local candy manufacturer.  These assemblies are Mouvex SLS1 Pumps coupled to Sterling Gearmotors.  These pumps will be used to pump / inject oils and additives into the candy. Mouvex® SLS Series Eccentric Disc Pumps have been designed for use in a wide range of pumping applications […]

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Standardizing with Ampco Pumps

These Ampco ZP Pump Skids were built for a Dairy / Cheese Manufacturer that Anderson Process has serviced for many years. The skids are for an expansion in the facility, and are duplicates of pumps we have previously built for the same company as they continue to increase production. Over the years we have been […]

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Tuthill Magnetically Driven External Gear Pumps

There are many different types of pump technologies that can be used for injection of different types of additives. The technology that is used for the addition of additives would depend on the types of flows, pressures, viscosities, chemical compatibility to name a few of the items that help us narrow down the proper pump […]

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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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T-Mag Pumps AMX Series Pumps – Aluminum Anodizing

We just shipped out some additional AMX Series pumps to an Aluminum Anodizing operation.  These pumps are being used on the anodizing line for recirculating various bath / dip tanks full of various chemicals.  Depending on the arrangement, the pumps could be piped in directly to the tank feeding various spray nozzles or jets, or […]

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Sundyne LMV Pump Repair

We just finished a complete overhaul of a Sundyne LMV 811 API pump for a local Wisconsin Power Plant. Commonly found for pumping boiler feed water, condensate services or desuperheating, these pumps are key to keeping power plants up and running for power production. We did a complete rebuild of this pump, including a gearbox […]

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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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Centrifugal Pumps

What Applications are Ideal for Centrifugal Pumps?

THE MOST COMMON TYPE OF PUMP USED FOR TRANSFER OF FLUIDS Centrifugal process pumps are one of the most common pump types used in industrial processing applications because they’re engineered to be low-maintenance, easy to operate and highly efficient. The fact that centrifugal pumps are the most popular choice for fluid movement makes them a […]

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How To Prevent Pump Cavitation

WHAT IS PUMP CAVITATION Cavitation is not a new phenomenon that impacts a pump system, but it is an issue that occurs far too often. It occurs when air bubbles are generated inside a pump because of the partial pressure drop of the flowing liquid, resulting in a tiny air bubble. The air bubbles move, […]

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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 Water Technology 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 […]

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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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Anderson Process – The Fluid Fill System Experts

Anderson Process Fluid Fill 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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Fluid Fill Systems – The Anderson Difference

Anderson Process 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 […]

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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 (Blackmer Gear Pumps, formerly 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 […]

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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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