FTI Sealless Mag Drive Pump vs Mechanically Sealed Pumps for Mining

Finish Thompson, Inc. has proven that its sealless mag drive chemical pumps are far safer and more reliable equipment for moving corrosive fluids in the mines compared to other types of pumps including the conventional mechanically sealed pump.   The mining industry is a booming business that provides valuable minerals, essential metals, and precious stones to many other trades. Palladium,…

Tallow Gear Pump

Project Details An equivalent was matched to replace a Viking Gear Pump as a direct dimensional replacement. The unit was designed and will be used to pump tallow at various temperatures. Problem: The client was faced with an increase in demand, for a new installation. The customer wanted to reduce downtime when repairing gear pumps.…

High Volume Dewatering Pump

Project Details High Volume Dewatering Pump needed with Hazardous Area Ratings. In the event of a storm or high rainfall the bunded area around the fuel storage tanks at the terminal. The site wanted a portable solution that can run autonomously with priming opportunities. Rainwater and traces of hydrocarbons building up in hard to reach…

What is Viscosity? Why is it Important?

What is Viscosity? Viscosity of often referred to as the thickness of a fluid. You can think of water (low viscosity) and honey (high viscosity). However, this definition can be confusing when we are looking at fluids with different densities. At a molecular level, viscosity is a result the interaction between the different molecules in a…