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You Don't Have to Sacrifice High Efficiency for Reliability

The development engineers at KSB have not only improved the operating reliability of the proven waste water hydraulic systems but also increased the pump’s hydraulic efficiency. KSB introduces the new generation KRT with the new Max impellers.
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Topics: Wastewater

Boiler Feed Water Pump Local Instrumentation - Necessity or Nuisance?

Anyone remember the old cars of the 1950’s and 1960’s? They all pretty much came equipped with an ammeter, an oil pressure gauge, a water temperature gauge as well as a speedometer and a fuel level gauge. Then came the 70’s, 80’s, even the 90’s and turn of the century cars,..
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Topics: Energy

Variable Frequency Drive in Wastewater Treatment Stations

Topics: Wastewater

Part 3 of the Series on Global Wastewater Challenges

Operating a wastewater facility is no easy task in today’s world. There are many challenges that owners / operators face, including sewage composition, water consumption, and an aging infrastructure. In the case of sewage composition, the composition of wastewater can be very..

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Topics: Wastewater

How can you boost the relability of your boiler feed water pump?

With modern combined cycle power/steam generation plants, the Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG) is the major connection from the Combustion Turbine Generator (CTG) to the Steam Turbine Generator (STG).

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Topics: Energy

Why Anti-Friction Bearings Are Heating Up

We work with many clients across the continent, and it has become very simple to see a trend in their types of questions and concerns. From these trends, you many times find that an effect of an issue can mask the real problems that are occurring. Rolling element bearings..

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Topics: Tech Tips

The Basics of Anti-Friction Pump Bearings

Topics: Tech Tips

Hard Iron versus Cast Iron Impellers for Non-Clog Sewage Pumps

When specifying the impeller material for a non-clog sewage pump, how do you know whether to select cast iron or hard iron material? Usually, a hard iron material is only required if your non-clog pump utilizes a semi-open impeller. A semi-open impeller does not have a shroud..

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Topics: Wastewater

Chopping or Cutting: what is the best method in handling difficult waste water applications?

Part 2 of 6 Series - Chopping or Cutting: what is the best method in handling difficult waste water applications?

While chopper or cutter pumps are often specified for difficult waste water applications, it is important for end users and engineers to consider the whole..

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Topics: Wastewater

Global Wastewater Challenges Place Pressure on Aging Infrastructure

Part 1 of 6 Series - Complex problems for sewer systems worldwide caused by shifting trends in water use and a changing sewage composition.

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