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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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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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Windshield Washer Bowser

Windshield Washer Bowser

We offer a variety of Fluid Fill Systems and Components that service automotive assembly plants and manufacturing plants. One of our portable offerings are called Bowsers, these Bowsers are portable fluid dispense systems containing hazardous and non-hazardous liquids. This system was a Windshield Washer Fluid bowser consisting of a Wilden Air Operated Double Diaphragm pump, […]

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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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Stainless-Steel Tanks

Our Michigan facility built several stainless-steel tanks to be used by an industrial laundry service company. They offer cleaning of tough, gritty materials such as oil absorbents, industrial towels, and floor mats that are used in various manufacturing facilities. They previously used polyethylene tanks in their facility to hold the materials used for their cleaning […]

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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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How do Vacuum Pumps Work?

A vacuum pump is a device that removes gas molecules or air particles from a sealed volume in order to achieve difference in pressure creating a partial vacuum. Vacuum pumps are designed in a variety of technologies based on the pressure requirements and the application it services. When setting up a vacuum pump system, sizing […]

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Envirogear’s Between-the-Bearing System

Two 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 force by supporting […]

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Shelco Filter Skid

Why water filtration is crucial to energy production?

When it comes to energy production, water plays a crucial role. Used as the main cooling source, it is a critical component in how these complex systems operate. Organic and inorganic substances in water create dissolved solids that along with other pollutants can cause buildup and corrosion. High quality filters with high micron filter media, […]

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Powder Coated Base with sand-blasted

The Advantages of Powder Coating

Industrial pumps and equipment operate in some of the most extreme working conditions. Over time certain physical impacts, moisture, chemicals, and ultraviolet light can cause corrosion and deterioration of parts, resulting in at worst a breakdown or at best a beaten down appearance. To combat this process Anderson Process offers powder coating finishes to skids […]

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Blackmer pump skid

Blackmer HXL8G Pump Skid

We built a custom skid for a customer who needed to pump asphalt, a hot and aggressive material. Systems that handle these types of materials need to be able to handle unplanned disruptions in the system in regards to temperature and viscosity. Featured on this skid is a Blackmer 8” HXL sliding vane pump, a […]

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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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Hippo Filtration System at Local Zoo

Anderson Process works with a wide variety of customers from food & beverage to automotive plants and beyond. Some of the less common industries that we serve include Waterparks, Zoos and Aquariums, which have ample opportunities for pumps and filtration. Some of our engineers and a territory manager recently worked with a local contractor to […]

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Engineered Solutions to Meet Your Requirements

We have shared many examples consisting of custom-engineered systems for our customers.  It is rewarding to share the final result, but what all goes into the process to get to that point? Let us help break down the process on the last skid we built to give you an idea. Our engineering team handles requests […]

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Custom Oil-Heating System

Here is a custom skid our team built for a customer that specializes in sustainable packaging.  The customer needed a way to control the temperature of oil in a tank for use in their manufacturing process.  To accomplish this, our team custom-engineered a skid using an assortment of fluid handling components from some of our […]

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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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Duplex Filter Cart

Our team recently built this custom cart for a customer that specializes in chemical handling and aerosol packaging.  This duplex filter system is being used to filter a bentonite clay/water mixture in multiple locations, so it was fabricated onto a mobile cart to allow easy transfer around the facility. The cart was assembled with FTI […]

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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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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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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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Adhesive Filtration Skid

One of our customers had the need to filter a viscous adhesive.  We built them a custom filter skid compromising of two FTI housings arranged is a duplex orientation.  The filters each have a pressure differential switch which allows the flow to be diverted once a filter gets too dirty to run. When the first […]

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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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Reverse Engineering Hose Assemblies

Anderson Process supplies a gearbox re-manufacturing customer with new hose kits for a range of gearbox models. The re-builds usually consist of standard hose and components from our stock or easily sourced, but one of our last jobs for this customer presented a unique challenge. The gearboxes they were working on were manufactured in Europe […]

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Custom Filter Carts

Custom carts and skids are one of our main areas of expertise.  Often times, multiple permanent filtering solutions are not a financial or efficient reality for our customers.  As a solution, mobile carts can be kitted with the proper equipment and used in multiple locations depending on which system has the need at any given […]

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Stainless Steel Storage Tanks with Mounted Mixers

Increasing output and efficiency is a common goal for all manufacturers. Customers often come to Anderson Process looking for ways to improve their fluid handling applications. Our experienced Territory Managers are there every step of the way, from initial walk-thoughs and recommendations to full implementation. Here’s another production improvement designed and coordinated by the AP […]

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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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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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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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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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Ultra-Portable Kodak Slide Viewer

We were getting ahead of our spring cleaning and found this “Ultra-Portable Kodak Slide Viewer”, it gave everyone a good laugh.  This is what Pump Training use to look like in the late 70’s / early 80’s from our best guess.  It came fresh with Wilden Pump slides and a Pulsafeeder training tape. We know […]

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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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Anderson Process Donates to York Township Food Pantry

On Friday, September 15th, Dave Biscan, Operations Manger of Anderson Process located at 960 Oak Creek Drive in Lombard, delivered a car load of non-perishable food items to York Township Hall to help stock food pantry shelves. Each year Anderson’s Culture Committee organizes a two week food drive to give back to the community and […]

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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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