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Tank-Mounted Level Sensor Bypass Chambers

We fabricated eight tank-mounted level sensor bypass chambers for a liquid-storage facility. They are made of SCH 80 carbon steel pipe (powder-coated for protection) and we mounted Endress+Hauser Levelflex level sensors to them. The bypass chambers are mounted via ANSI flanges on the side of a tank to allow users to read the liquid level […]

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Hydrostatic Hose Testing

We recently installed a new hose crimper at our Cleveland location. This enables us to hydrostatically test our hose assemblies in-house and offer on-site hydrostatic hose testing services. We wanted the ability to test hoses in-house and on-site to duplicate our other locations’ hose-manufacturing capabilities. Here we built a 500 PSI hydrostatic hose tester with […]

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AMT Pump Cart for Meat Processing

We built this portable cart with an AMT Pump Company 3″ self-priming pump, which is used to discharge water from a cook tank. The pump assembly was mounted on a stainless-steel fabricated cart and powered by a WEG motor and Variable Frequency Drive. Made for a meat processor, the cart will be moved around and […]

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Cornell Food Processing Pump for Carrots

Made to pump carrots, this 4″ Cornell Pump Company food processing pump assembly is built on a custom stainless steel frame and is powered by a 7.5 HP Toshiba motor. The 4″ frame-mounted pump can pump up to 825 GPM. Not pictured: Hydro-Transport product tank that we built to help move product into the pump. […]

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Pickling filtration skid

Pickling Acid Filtration Skid

We built two custom filtration skids, each featuring two Wilden P200 AODD pumps, two FTI housings, two Orange Research differential pressure gauges, a Tudertechnica hose for vibration dampening, Dixon ball valves and a wall-mounted control panel built by our Michigan branch. The skids, which are used to filter an acid used in the pickling process, […]

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Hydrosieve for Food Processing

During food processing, the product is often transferred and cleaned using water. It is common to see a Hydrosieve in the initial cleaning or water extraction phase of the process. Anderson Process helped design and build these all-stainless-steel units to help process peas. The wedge wire screen is 60″ wide, with .125″-wide slot openings.  The product falls […]

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Portable Paint Manufacturing Filter Cart

We mounted an FTI (Filter Technology Incorporated) stainless steel filter housing on a stainless-steel fabricated cart. This allows the filter cart to be moved around the plant during the manufacturing of paint. The customer wanted the filter housing mounted on an angle to make changing the filter bags easier.

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Railcar to truck unloading system

Railcar to Truck Unloading System

This is a unique railcar-to-truck unloading system with Benko Products Fall Protection. The trailer mount is portable and can be moved along uneven terrain, which makes it practical for this type of unloading. The Blackmer MAGNES Seal-less 3″ vane pump, powered by a WEG motor and driven by a NORD Gear Reducer, can fill methanol (120 […]

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Xylem Pressure Control Skid

We built this pressure control skid featuring a Goulds Water Technology NPE pump, Aquavar variable speed pump controller, a HydroPro surge tank and Dixon Valve ball valves. Built to control and pump water at consistent pressure, the skid is mounted on painted carbon steel C-Channel base plate with lifting lugs and piped with SCH40 pipe.

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Double Gasoline Bowser

We built this custom 50-gallon gasoline bowser for an automotive customer. The portable cart is powder-coated stainless steel with large rubber wheels to make portability easy. The bowser has two internal walls to minimize heat loss from hot gas to cold gas. This bowser has two Wilden Pro-Flo Shift 1/2″ AODD pumps, ContiTech Flexsteel gasoline […]

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Blackmer G-Series Marshmallow Pump

Here is a Blackmer G1-55 pump skid for pumping marshmallow fluff at a candy manufacturing facility. The stainless steel Blackmer gear pump has 2.5” ANSI flanges and is powered by a 5HP Weg washdown duty motor connected to a Sew-Eurodrive Gearbox. The Blackmer G1-55 pump has a nominal flow capacity of 90 GPM and 150 […]

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Cooling Tower Filtration

Built to filter cooling water in a cooling tower basin, this filter skid features a Xylem (Goulds Water Technology) E-SH pump, Clear Blue multi-round bag housing, and Dixon butterfly valves. We mounted the equipment on a fabricated c-channel base plate with lifting lugs and grouting holes. The equipment connected to welded SCH40 carbon steel piping.

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Gas Driven Compressor Packages

This compressor skid has a Mouvex Pump compressor coupled to a NORD gearbox driven by a Honda gas engine. The skid will mount on tanker trailers to compress the tanker and push the product off the trailer. Normally these compressors are mounted on the trucks and PTO driven, but mounting them on the trailer provides […]

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Custom Ampco AL Series Pump

This is one of many Ampco Pumps AL Series pump skids we supplied for a customer that pumps food grade oil at a processing facility. Notice the custom inlet and discharge extensions, which meet the customer’s specifications, and an Ampco Stainless Steel Lobe pump with NORD Helical Inline Gear Motor (painted white). The components are […]

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Industrial Sprinkler Stand

We built multiple sprinkler stands that will be used at a loading/unloading terminal that handles a multitude of different materials (limestone, taconite, etc.). The stands will be used with Nelson Irrigation Corporation Big Gun sprinklers, which will deliver 350 GPM in a 400’ diameter circle – or partial circle, if needed. The application will also […]

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Graco Quantum Pump on Cart

No compressed air? No problem! Check out this cost-saving cart-mounted Graco QUANTM i30 electric double diaphragm pump we provided to a custom film and adhesive developer. The assembly enables the company to pump chemicals in an area of the operation where compressed air is not available. Features of this pump cart include: • 1″ NPT […]

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Xylem Filter Skid

This filter skid featured a Xylem (Goulds Water Technology) NPE pump, FTI filter housing using AJR high-capacity oil absorbing micro-fiber filter media, and Dixon ball valves. Made for a Truck Accessory Manufacturer, we mounted the pump and filter on a stainless-steel double bend base and connected the two using welded SCH40 stainless steel piping. The […]

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Finding the Best Chemical Hose for Your Application

Choosing the right chemical hose is essential for industries that handle a wide range of chemicals and hazardous substances. Whether it’s in manufacturing, chemical processing, pharmaceuticals, or other sectors, the safe and efficient transfer of chemicals relies on selecting a hose that can withstand the specific demands of the application. However, with several options available […]

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Cornell Duplex Self-Priming Pump Station

Check out this handsome duplex self-priming pump station we put together for a good customer. The assembly features (2) Cornell Pumps with Redi-prime chambers. The skid also includes Proco expansion joints, Dixon butterfly valves, IFM pressure transducers and a control panel built at our Michigan branch. Anderson Process assesses your fluid application needs and collaborates […]

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Cornell Pump Stands

Just about everyone and everything needs a little support sometimes. We fabricated these (2) large, robust pump stands and belt guards for 8” Cornell food handling pumps. The food and beverage customer supplied their own motor, belts, and pulleys. The customer was pleased with how supportive and strong these stands were. At Anderson Process we […]

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Custom Hose Saddle Solution

We are solutions oriented here at Anderson Process and always consider what’s best for the application and the customer. A food and beverage customer was using a crane to lift a large 4” hose, and the hose would, unfortunately, kink at the lifting point. After repairing the hose assembly after a hose failure, we fabricated […]

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Blackmer Pump Cart

Built for a chemical manufacturer, this sharp-looking pump cart features a Blackmer GNX3 Vane Pump coupled to 10 HP motor. The 10 HP motor was controlled off an explosion-proof motor starter box capable of reversing motor to conveniently be able to pump backwards. To protect the pump during reverse operation a Fulflo relief valve was […]

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Finding the Best Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical Hose for Your Application

Selecting the right food, beverage or pharmaceutical hose is a critical decision for businesses operating in hygienic industries. The right food and beverage hose choice will safely convey liquids, ingredients and maintain hygiene during cleaning processes. However, with a myriad of food and beverage hose options available, the selection process can be challenging. Factors such […]

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Finish Thompson Pump Skid

A chemical manufacturer was looking for a solution for transferring, loading, and unloading demanding chemicals. The pictured robust pump skid we constructed contains a 3″X2″ Finish Thompson self-priming (SP) pump with rotating flanges made of polypropylene. The pump is driven by a 7.5 HP Baldor motor. A PVC strainer basket was added and the attractive […]

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10 Safety Tips For Operating Centrifugal Pumps

Centrifugal pumps are not only the most common pumps used in industrial settings, but they are the most common pump used worldwide. There are several different types of centrifugal pumps, but generally they operate similarly with the ability to handle high flows and pressures. Operating these often large and powerful pumps of course comes with […]

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The Positive Effects of Industrial Filtration on the Manufacturing Process

In today’s manufacturing landscape, industrial filtration systems have become indispensable tools for businesses across various industries. They are critical for maintaining product quality and ensuring regulatory compliance. Filtration systems have also become environmental champions, helping minimize harmful emissions and waste products during the manufacturing process. The success and reputation of manufacturing operations hinge on several […]

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HMD Kontro Pump Skid

Engineered for a chemical manufacturer, This HMD Kontro Mag-Drive Pump Assembly is one solid unit. Made of rugged Alloy 20 stainless steel to provide the best corrosion resistance in chemical environments and utilizing a severe duty Marathon motor (15 HP). The customer was looking for a pump skid that packed some punch and could handle […]

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Anderson Process Hydro-Transport Product Tank

Anderson Process hydro-transport product tanks feature a bed of water that gently handles and transports food products. It quietly conveys, shields and is capable of transporting food products for especially long distances. Food items, such as corn, peas, beans, potatoes, pasta, fish, etc… can be pumped without issue. Anderson Process engineers work with customers to […]

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A Closer Look at Heat Exchangers

A star player in many processes and systems, heat exchangers are critical in achieving desired temperature regulation. Understanding heat exchangers, with their various types and applications where they excel, is necessary for those working in fields such as engineering, manufacturing, and energy. This article takes a closer look and provides valuable insight into the interesting […]

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Cornell Pump Skid

This heavy-duty Cornell pump skid was designed for a well-known aggregate producer. The customer needed to extract water from a pond and deliver that water to their wash plant, so that they can wash aggregate. The aggregate being washed with 50 PSI spray bars that were over 70’ in the air. They needed the pump […]

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Blackmer/TCS Metering Skid

Check out these metering skids we built for a chemical manufacturer to transfer flammable chemicals onto tankers. The skids consisted of a Blackmer Magnes pump coupled to a Nord gear reducer and WEG explosion-proof motor. The Blackmer Magnes pump pumped the chemicals through a TCS meter with an auto-shutoff. The pump was controlled with an […]

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Anderson Process In-House Welding

Anderson Process designs and builds custom skids and systems for fluid processing applications, which includes welding piping and sanitary tubing in-house. Check out this sanitary tubing we welded fittings on for a custom adhesive filtration skid we built. Welding sanitary tubing is a technical process that needs to have full penetration and purge gas flowing […]

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Metering Skid

Designed for a mixer manufacturer, this metering skid was built by Anderson Process to meter different additive liquids to cement during the mixing process. The skid was constructed using (3) poly tanks, (1) Liquiflo gear pump, (2) Viking gear pumps and Dixon and Jomar actuated 3-way valves. Anderson Process not only designs and builds metering […]

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Anderson Process Stationary Hydrosieve

For dewatering and screening wastewater, look no further than Anderson Process’ stationary hydrosieve. The Anderson Process stationary hydrosieve features solid, stainless steel construction and product dewatering technology that separates liquids from solids. The hydrosieve screen, constructed of stainless steel bars and a triangular cross section, is engineered to use the velocity of the flow to […]

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Anderson Process Rotary Drum Strainer

Robust and reliable rotary drum strainers, fabricated by Anderson Process, reduce industrial waste, and increase product recovery. The Anderson Process rotary drum strainer features a wedgewire or perforated screen that efficiently separates liquids from solids. Water is effectively removed from foods including vegetables, seafood, poultry, pork, and red meat. Screen openings can be fabricated to […]

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All About Metering Pumps: How Do They Work, Types and Applications

When accurate dispensing of liquids, chemicals or other substances into a process or system is needed, metering pumps are there putting in yeoman’s work. Often taken for granted, metering pumps are utilized in several different industries where their tremendous accuracy and detail can be seen in products used in our everyday lives. This article explores […]

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Anderson Process Food Processing Fabricated Products

Anderson Process has over 60 years of experience in fluid handling and fabrication, which includes food processing product fabrication. Made from robust materials, such as stainless steel and engineered to get the job done right the first time, Anderson Process provides sanitary food processing products of the highest quality. Featured below are some of our […]

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Decentralized Vacuum Pumps vs Centralized Vacuum Pump Systems: Pros and Cons

Often overlooked and undervalued, vacuum pumps play a crucial role in our everyday lives. They are used in numerous industrial applications, such as vacuum packaging, bottle filling and plastic molding. They are also used for a variety of scientific and medical applications, including delivering aspiration to patients in hospitals, so they can breathe when they […]

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Thomas Pump 24/7 XChange Program

For over 20 years, Thomas Pump & Machinery has utilized a unique 24/7 XChange Program for their T-GTO product line to expedite repairs. This successful 24/7 XChange program has helped countless customers get out of “hot water” and has aided in eliminating downtime and maximizing production. The program works by Thomas Pump shipping a pump […]

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All About Sanitary Mixers: Standards, Construction, Types and Applications

Toothpastes, shampoos, sauces, our favorite beverages, and many other materials we use and consume everyday have one thing in common, they were at one time mixed with a sanitary mixer. This is no coincidence, a sanitary mixer not only improves the overall quality of a product, but they are an intricate part of process’ that […]

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It’s in the Mix: Industrial Mixers Defined, Types and Applications

In several manufacturing processes for chemical, industrial, and process applications an industrial mixer is needed to blend or mix substances together. Industrial mixers often raise the value of the final product produced in a myriad of ways. They are an indispensable part of many industrial processes that have produced products or materials that are essential […]

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Apple Concentrate Pump Modification

We are first and foremost, customer centric and solutions oriented here at Anderson Process. Check out this Wilden FDA Series pump that we modified for a customer. The customer was pumping apple concentrate out of 55-gallon drums into a holding tank and wanted to be able to unload two 55-gallon drums simultaneously to be more […]

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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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Motor Guard Fabrication

This Ampco SLH-4G Twin Screw pump was built by Ampco Pumps and didn’t come with a protective shroud around the motor when it arrived at the customer’s facility. The customer was keen on having a protective shroud around the motor. No problem! We fabricated the pictured stylish shroud for them that surrounds the motor. It […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Advanced Mixing Technology

One of our customers needed a solution to a 10-year-old mixing issue that was driving up operation costs in their facility. The process involves producing a water/polyvinyl acetate emulsion mix that is used as a bath for premoisturized fabric to be coated. The fabric coating requires an extremely consistent mix, and their existing equipment was […]

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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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Chlorine Tank Refurbishment

We are always willing to go the extra mile for our customers, even when the project is just for show.  One of our customers wanted to remodel the front entryway at their corporate headquarters.  They asked us to refurbish an old chlorine tank to be used as a display piece. We accomplished this project by […]

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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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How to Properly Crimp an Industrial Hose Assembly

Hose crimping can provide a safer, more reliable hose assembly than many other hose fitting attachment options. Ensuring you are taking the right steps to crimp your hose properly is of the utmost importance in regards to safety and system function. Follow these steps for proper hose assembly: 1. Select the hose, fittings and ferrules […]

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How to Read a Centrifugal Pump Curve

Properly sizing a pump to specific application requirements is a complicated process.  It accounts for many factors including fluid type, elevation changes, length/diameter of pipe, number of joints or bends, and requires some complex equations usually left to system engineers.  If you already have a good idea of your flow and pressure requirements, however, pump […]

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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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Diesel Fuel Filtration Skid

This fuel filtration skid was designed to filter underground fuel storage tanks that have become dirty/contaminated or contain large amounts of water. Our customer was wanting to pull up to fueling stations and have the ability to clean out their in-ground tanks with a variety of filtration capabilities. The final product is one of the […]

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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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Pulsafeeder Metering Skid

A Food & Beverage customer required a solution for low-flow, high-accuracy dosing of antioxidants into Canola Oil. This assembly consisted of a Pulsafeeder – Florida Blackline metering pump mounted on a painted carbons steel skid with associated stainless steel threaded suction and discharge piping. The suction and discharge piping included a y-strainer, pressure gauges, BLACOH […]

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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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How Sealless Pumps Work and When You Should Use Them

The term “sealless pump’’ is used a lot in the transfer of fluids.  The concept may be confusing if you are new to the industry.  One can infer by the name that these are pumps that do not use traditional seal components, but what exactly does that entail, and what types of applications are ideal […]

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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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