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Knowledge & Insights: Repairs

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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Roots Blower Repair

Pictured is a Roots 68-URAI rotary lobe blower for a leading producer of cement and other building materials. The customer brought us several of these units that needed repair, hoping to save money instead of having to buy brand new units. However, the units were in poor condition, with most needing major parts to function, […]

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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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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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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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Why Authorized Service Centers Matter

We recently had a customer deliver a pump for inspection after it had been sent to a third-party repair shop.  When our technicians opened it up, they were shocked to find what was done in an attempt to repair the unit. It was immediately apparent that the pump was beyond repair based on the wear […]

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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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Seal Repair

Splitcase Pump Seal Repair

Don’t let old or worn-out seals hold your pump system back. Mechanical seals offer your rotating equipment the ability to be sealed in a cost-effective yet efficient manner. Mechanical seals contain the high pressurized fluid within pump vessels from the low pressured environment outside of the pump vessel. Our repair services can get your mechanical […]

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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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Re-finishing Benches for Municipality

Our repair capabilities extend beyond equipment designated for fluid transfer.  After a municipality in Michigan purchased a small pump from Anderson Process, they inquired about our ability to re-finish a number of other items for them – including staircase railings, ladders, lamp posts, and park benches.  Our in-house sandblasting and powder-coating capabilities made it easy […]

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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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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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Preventative Maintenance

Business is slow for many, but that doesn’t mean you can’t remain productive.  If you have equipment sitting idle due to partial shutdowns, now might be a good time to perform preventative maintenance to ensure they perform as needed when full production returns.  Small investments now can help you avoid significant damage on pumps and […]

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Gusher 7550 Pump Repair

These Gusher 7550 Series Vertical Centrifugal End Suction Pumps were used for pumping water at a manufacturing facility.  After a couple performance issues, the customer called on Anderson to get a quote for repair. The repair team picked up the units at the customer facility and returned it to our warehouse for evaluation. A thorough […]

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Busch RA1600 Vacuum Pump Repair

This Busch RA1600 was being used in a vacuum molding application. This unit’s purpose is to draw the molten plastic being injected into the process against the sides of the molds filling the cavity completely ensuring that the drainage tile is fully formed as it leaves the process. Inspection This unit arrived in pretty rough […]

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Total Control System (TCS) Meter Rebuilds

Our repair team here at Anderson Process is uniquely positioned to deliver superior refurbishment and aftermarket services for even the most complex liquid process equipment challenges. Here are some pictures of two Total Control Systems (TCS) 682 Piston Meter rebuilds that were just finished.  These meters came to us out of calibration and with worn parts after […]

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Wilden 2″ Pump Rebuild

Here are two Wilden 2” air operated diaphragm pumps that came in for rebuild. Running as good as new!

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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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Griswold Pump Repairs

Griswold 1-1/2×3-13 repaired with a new Flex-A-Seal cartridge seal, replacement bearing frame assembly, shaft sleeve and sealing components. Two Griswold 6×4-13 pump repairs in CD4 construction fitted with new Flex-A-Seal cartridge seals, bearings, seals, shaft sleeves and wet end components to bring it to like new condition.

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Sharpe Mixer Repair

Just finished up repairing a Sharpe mixer to start off the week! The repair included replacing the bearings, seals, shaft and we finished it off with a fresh new paint job.

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SIHI Hot Oil Pump Repair

Repair of two SIHI hot oil pumps. The repairs included replacing all of the seals, gaskets, O-rings, shaft, mechanical seal assembly, thrust bearings and radial sleeve bearing. Great work by our repair team to say the least.

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Dean Hot Water Pump Repair

Dean hot water pump repaired and ready for return to the customer. The repair included replacing the mechanical seal assembly, shaft, gaskets, o-rings, gland, thrust and radial bearings. We covered the pump with a nice coat of high temperature black paint and shipped it out this morning.

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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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Gusher Pump Repair

Gusher 7550 Series Vertical End Suction Centrifugal Pump with a 54″ extension repaired and heading back to the customer. The repair included motor replacement, bearings, seals, carbon mid-bushing, gaskets, cleaning and paint. These kind of pumps are great for a wide range of industrial applications like spray booths, industrial spray washers, paint and coolant systems.

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Griswold Pump Repair

This Griswold pump with 4×6-13 CD4 construction came to us with extremely low flow. To fix the problem, our repair team replaced the impeller, shaft sleeve, cartridge seal and administered a complete bearing frame repair that included bearings, oil seals and labyrinth seals.

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Gusher 7550 Series Pump Repair

This Gusher 7550 series vertical end suction pump was dropped off at our shop in bad condition. A bearing failed due to the shaft dropping and created a ton of wet end wear. We went ahead and repaired the pump with a wet end kit supplied by Gusher and replaced the motor, bearings and bearing frame. Looks […]

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Labour Pump Repair

Our repair team replaced the base unit, coupling guard, motor and entirely rebuilt the bearing frame on this Labour pump to give it life again.

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Gusher Horizontal Pump Repair

A customer came to us with their broken down Gusher horizontal pump close coupled to a WEG motor asking for help. Our repair team went ahead and replaced the mechanical seal assembly, and gaskets and o-rings and the motor bearings. The pump runs as good as new!

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Cat Pump Model 431 Repair

Cat pump model 431 repair included bearings, oil seals, valves, high pressure seals, o-rings and gaskets. Looking as good as new fresh out of the paint booth!

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Bell & Gossett Model 1510 Pump Repair

This is a Bell & Gossett model 1510 pump that we completely rebuilt including the mechanical seal, shaft sleeve, gaskets, and bearings. Prior to rebuilding the pump we thoroughly cleaned it including high pressure heated wash and sand blasting as necessary…

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