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Use DuPont Vespel CR-6100 in Cryogenic Ethane and Methane Pumps

Ethane and methane are the lightest light hydrocarbons. In liquid form, they are most commonly found at cryogenic temperatures down to -160⁰C. The cryogenic temperatures combined with the low viscosity and flashing nature of the products makes cryogenic ethane,...

Upgrade Your Vertical Multistage LPG Pumps with DuPont™ Vespel® CR-6100

Vertical LPG pumps are a common source of headaches for hydrocarbon processing plants around the world. Shaft bushings wear out, seals fail, and the pump needs to be sent to the shop for overhaul. An upgrade of the wear components to DuPont™ Vespel® CR-6100 can make...

The Lomakin Effect

THE LOMAKIN EFFECT How do the hydraulic forces generated at the wear rings make your pump more reliable? Next time you are working on a pump in your repair shop, consider the role of the wear rings and throttle bushings. They create stabilizing forces in the pump due...

Survive Dry Running

SURVIVE DRY RUNNING What to do if you have a centrifugal pump running dry? If you have a dry running pump, contact Boulden. We supply composite materials like Vespel® CR-6100, Metcar® or Boulden B-Series which can help your pump survive. These non-galling, non-seizing...