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Everything You Need To Know About Screw Pumps

Some of the most versatile, solidly built and reliable pumps in the marketplace today are screw pumps. Is a screw pump right for you and your application? This article explores how screw pumps work, types of screw pumps, applications that utilize screw pumps and the advantages and disadvantages of screw pumps. What is a Screw […]

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3″ Wilden Pump Stands

These Wilden Pro-Flo Shifts AODD pump stands were supplied to a chemical manufacturer for pumping a variety of different chemicals. The stands consisted of Wilden Pro-Flo Shift pump, IFC Y-Strainer, Wilden Pulsation Dampener (not pictured), Dixon air shut off valve, RTI air filter, coalescer, regulator, and (2) Hose Master Flex connectors (not pictured). The components […]

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Blackmer GNX3 Pump Stands

We just put the finishing touches on these sharp looking, Blackmer GNX3 Pump Stands designed for a chemical manufacturer to pump a variety of different chemicals. The stands consist of Blackmer GNX3 pumps with an integral Nord gear reducer and a WEG explosion proof motor mounted on a steel frame we fabricated at our facility […]

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Tuthill Duplex Pump Skid

Pictured is a duplex pump skid that was designed for pumping fuel oil at a hospital. The assembly consisted of (2) Tuthill gear pumps, Fulflo relief valves, Dixon valves and a Titan duplex basket strainer. All the components are mounted on a painted carbon steel base with spill containment and piped in carbon steel SCH40 […]

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Sanitary Mouvex Pump Skids

Check out these Mouvex H-FLO 25 eccentric disc pump skids we designed for a manufacturer of antiseptic products to pump glycerin. The skid incorporated the Mouvex pump, a Nord gear reducer and a Baldor white washdown motor all mounted on a stainless steel sanitary base plate we fabricated (including welding) at our facility. As you […]

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Mouvex Metering Pump Skid

This Mouvex Metering Pump Skid was designed for a pharmaceutical manufacturer. Its primary function is metering water. The skid consists of a Mouvex SL4 Pump, A WEG 2HP Motor, A Micro Motion 2500 Series Meter, 30 AMP Disconnect Safety Switch, 480 Volt Panel, 24VDC Controls, Allen Bradley VFD, Stainless Steel Sanitary Fittings and Ashcroft Gauges. […]

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8 Great Ways to Enhance Industrial Pump Performance and Reduce Energy Cost

Industrial pumps carry out many different responsibilities at industrial and commercial facilities. To shoulder the weight of these responsibilities, industrial pumps consume a great deal of electricity. Improving the energy efficiency of industrial pumps can lead to outstanding energy savings and increased longevity. The article below discusses 8 great ways to enhance industrial pump performance […]

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Spill Containment Platforms

Checkout these spill containment platforms we built for a well-known auto manufacturer. They are solidly built, made from 316 stainless steel and premier fiber grating. The platforms were being used to contain caustic media. Ball valves were added on the sides of the platforms to be able to release the spilled caustic media contents. A […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Mixmor Mixer and Tank Assembly

This MixMor turbine mixer with mixing tank assembly was designed for a midwest chemical manufacturer. The manufacturer’s business was expanding, and they wanted a new mixer and tank to double their production rate. The assembly features a MixMor TC-20-L52 flange mounted turbine mixer with a TEFC Motor (20 HP, 1750 RPM, 3/60, 230/460 VOLT), gear […]

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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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Tuthill Paint Skid

This paint mixing and transfer skid was designed for a manufacturer of radiators that are used to cool large transformers. Our customer wanted to be able to efficiently mix paint and other chemicals to produce the protective outer coating that is applied on their radiators. Our engineered solution consisted of two Tuthill Global Gear pumps […]

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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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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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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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