According to a recent trend report by Wakefield Research, as the global demand for more sustainably designed and energy-efficient buildings rises, energy costs and government regulations on energy consumption experienced a correlating increase. To achieve this vision of a greener infrastructure, the buildings involved will require updated, more efficient heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. … Continue reading "Top HVAC Industry Trends to Expect in 2020"
We’re excited to announce the release of a brand-new, completely interactive infographic on Pump System Sealing on our knowledge center, Seal Connect. This on joins our two other infographics on the steps to take to ensure optimal packing performance and how to decrease oil changes. Click this infographic link to find all our infographics. How … Continue reading "Don’t Miss Our New Interactive Infographic on Pump System Sealing!"
Three factors determine the reliability of an end-face mechanical seal – application, installation, and operation. But according to a recent article by Pumps and Systems magazine, one factor stands out as a main culprit of premature seal failure — mechanical seal application. According to article’s author, Tommy Seales — the mechanical seal division manager for … Continue reading "Expert Discusses Mechanical Seal Reliability in Recent Article"
Founded in Glendale, Arizona, in 2012, Stenzel Sealing Solutions may be somewhat of a new kid on the fluid sealing block, but its owner and founder, Linda Stenzel, is an industry veteran. In total, Linda has 41 years of fluid sealing experience under her belt — 34 of which as a distributor — and that … Continue reading "The Value of Distributor-Vendor Relationships"
Recently, the latest global forecast for the pharmaceutical processing seals market through 2023 was recently issued by Research and Markets, a market research store. According to the report, this sector was $1.8 billion (USD) in 2018 and will reach $2.4 billion by 2023, at a CAGR of 6.0 percent. According to a recent post from … Continue reading "3 Reasons Pharmaceutical Processing Seals Will Grow Through 2023"
Experts shared best practices on stuffing box reliability, bearing protection, and job plans during October Leading Reliability.
Electric motors are crucial assets in industrial processing. They generate the mechanical energy needed to keep operations going. Recently, Design Engineer George Gillespie, discussed electric motors and pumps, as well as the benefits of bearing isolators in preventing motor failure, in a recent Plant Services magazine article. In the piece, “How to protect bearings and … Continue reading "Expert Discusses Bearing Isolators and Motor Failure in Recent Article"
A recent issue of Pumps & Systems magazine featured the HydraLoad packing system. The system was hand-picked by the editors as a new and noteworthy technology. The HydraLoad system includes: Shaft-stabilizing bearing block Separate lantern ring High-performance packing Also, the bearing has a low coefficient of friction, which reduces power consumption. The system decreases product dilution and water … Continue reading "HydraLoad Named ‘New and Noteworthy’ Product"
SEPCO sets out to educate listeners on the benefits of bearing isolators in recent Rooted in Reliability podcast.
To ensure that your water use is as efficient as possible, you need to understand your plant’s current water use. A water utilization study can help.