Contact Us Today! | (262) 784-3340

Knowledge & Insights: Industrial Pumps

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 […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

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. […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

Barrier fluid reservoir Tank

Barrier Fluid Reservoir

One of the many reasons mechanical seals may need extra lubrication, include the high viscosity in certain fluids  These pumps and mechanical seals may require the circulation of a clean fluid from an external seal flush. This process lubricates the inner and outer seal faces which separates the pumped fluid from entering the stationary housing […]

Read More »