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PVC Hose Assemblies

Here are some PVC hose assemblies with camlock ends that Anderson Process crimped and assembled for a customer in the construction industry. These heavy-duty hoses are both flexible and durable with a rigid orange helix. The hoses are made for demanding applications and in this case were being used to transfer water on a construction […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cooling Skid System

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

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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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Pump Filters

How to Pick the Proper Filtration Equipment

How to Pick the Proper Filtration Equipment Filtration is the process of removing any undesirable matter (solids or otherwise) from a process stream such as liquid or air. The incoming stream prior to filtration is called the effluent while the outbound stream after filtration is referred to as the filtrate. In any fluid-handling operation, filtration […]

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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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STAMPED – Choosing The Right Hose For Your Application

Proper hose and fitting selection are critical to the safety of both your people and your profits, thus why the S.T.A.M.P.E.D. acronym was created. The STAMPED acronym is an industry-wide standard that should begin every conversation when selecting a hose for a new application. STAMPED stands for: Size, Temperature, Application, Material, Pressure, Ends and Delivery. […]

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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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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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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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Get Your FREE Hydraulic Crimper Today!

Do you crimp a lot of hose? Our program will allow you to use a new Hydraulic Crimper on-site for the cost of business as usual. Get your free hydraulic crimper from Anderson Process today!

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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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Brewing Solutions Brochure

Click here to download our brewing solutions brochure! Anderson Process offers a full line of sanitary processing equipment engineered to optimize food safety, batch consistency and production efficiency.

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Proposition 65 Warning

Proposition 65 requires businesses to provide warnings to Californians about significant exposures to chemicals that cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. These chemicals can be in the products that Californians purchase, in their homes or workplaces, or that are released into the environment. By requiring that this information be provided, Proposition 65 enables […]

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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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Chemical Solutions Brochure

Click here to download our chemical solutions brochure! Anderson Process offers a number of products, all from industry-leading brands, as well as a number of value-added services designed to help counteract the problematic nature of chemical handling.

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