Do you work in a paper mill? Do you experience frequent pulper leakage or gearbox failures? Perhaps combining sealing technologies should be your solution. According to a recent Pump & Systems article, an Upstate New York paper mill experienced an ongoing problem: a leaking pulper. “Like many pulpers, it had major shaft runout,” the article … Continue reading "The Benefits of Combining Seal Technologies for Pulper Leakage Discussed in Industry Publication"
Most plants will require a scheduled outage at some point during its operation, but the amount of time, money, and manpower dedicated to this standard practice can be astronomical. This is why plant teams must do everything in their power to prepare and properly execute a successful shutdown. According to a recent article from Plant … Continue reading "How to Achieve a Successful Shutdown in 7 Steps"
Because of their low friction, bushings for vertical turbine pumps (VTPs) reduce and control pump flow by restricting the fluid pumped by the impeller into the mechanical seal area. They can be made from a soft metal, like bronze, or a high-performance plastic like the machined polymer Thermex 210. Gas Compression magazine published an article discussing … Continue reading "Industry Publication Explains How to Stabilize Vertical Turbine Pumps with Bushings"
GIW prides itself in making every stage of pump maintenance easy to learn, easy to complete, and safe. The team accomplishes this by partnering with expert engineers and useful industry tools that offers customers greater insight into their pumps’ inner workings. Effective pump packing installed with a packing installation tool is one area of focus. This led … Continue reading "Slurry Pump Provider Discusses Benefits of Packing Installation Tool"
Ensuring equipment uptime and operational efficiency is paramount for the ethanol production industry. However, properly sealing ethanol evaporator and syrup pumps presents difficult challenges. Join Us for the Live Webinar Sealing equipment in this challenging industry is the topic of a free, live webinar coming up on Tuesday, August 18, at 11 a.m. Central with Empowering … Continue reading "Register for Our Upcoming Webinar on Solving Ethanol Sealing Challenges"
According to a recent article from Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery, customers of ingredient handling equipment are focused on a many factors to reach their optimal formulation, including: Accuracy Food safety Automation Flexibility Increasing Reliability and Reducing Product Loss Are Critical As a provider of fluid sealing solutions, we here at SEPCO are honed in … Continue reading "Reliability and Less Leakage Are Key Factors for Ingredient-Handling Equipment"
Need the latest pulp and paper industry news and information on emerging technologies? We’ve got you covered. For more than 40 years, we’ve developed tried and true products to enhance reliability and extend equipment life for many industries, including pulp and paper. In an effort to share knowledge and advance the industry, we’ve collected some of the top … Continue reading "Pulp and Paper News Roundup: July 2020"
Pump industry companies have not taken the COVID-19 pandemic lightly. In an effort to maintain a safe work environment, they have done everything from incorporating special safety training and procedures to outfitting employees with additional personal protection equipment (PPE). According to a Pumps & Systems May survey conducted, 74% of the more than 100 respondents said … Continue reading "How COVID-19 Has Reshaped Safety Measures at Pump Facilities"
Just like that, another month has passed, which means it’s time for the June pulp and paper industry news roundup. In an effort to do our part to share knowledge, we’ve gathered some of this month’s top news stories that include: In response to short supplies caused in part by COVID-19, paper prices continuing to surge Because … Continue reading "Pulp and Paper News Roundup: June 2020"
SEPCO’s own director of market development, Chuck Tanner, recently spoke with James Kovacevic at Eruditio for a new episode of the “Rooted in Reliability” podcast. During their chat, they discussed the benefits of fluid sealing reliability in the pulp and paper industry. Because of the 25 years of experience under Chuck’s belt, he was the ideal … Continue reading "Industry Podcast Discusses Pulp and Paper Sealing Reliability"