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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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Heavy-Duty Fuel Oil Pump

Pictured below is a large skid we developed. The skid features a 10’’ BLACKMER® HXL10 vane pump coupled to a 161 HP diesel motor through a Nord Parallel shaft gear reducer. The gear shaft reducer was selected to handle the intense force and pressure applied, as the unit would be pumping fuel oil at 1650 […]

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Portable Blackmer SNP2 Pump Assemblies

We just designed and built two Blackmer SNP2 pump assemblies on wheels out of our Indianapolis location. These Stainless Steel Sliding Vane Pumps were built with Nord Gear Reducer’s and Baldor Motors. They were mounted on portable carts with polyurethane casters and fork pockets for easy of mobility. Our customer was looking for a portable […]

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EMCO Chemical Distributors Realizes the Goal of Opening A New Manufacturing Facility and Blackmer® GX Series Sliding Vane Pumps

See the official PSG article here: Blackmer EMCO case Study – with images In 1967, after relocating to Chicago, IL, from Boston, MA, Edward Polen was working as a salesman for the Big Ben Chemical & Solution Co.

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Hygienic Processing Plant Walk-Through

This animated video provides a virtual tour through a typical food processing facility and illustrates where Mouvex, Wilden, and other PSG pumps play a vital role in critical hygienic processing applications.

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Blackmer Sliding-Vane “Viscosity Video” Now Available

Grand Rapids, MI – In an effort to visually demonstrate how positive-displacement pumps that feature sliding-vane technology are able to capably handle liquids of varying viscosities, Blackmer has created a “Viscosity Video” for distributor use.

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