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Improve Pump Efficiency

IMPROVE PUMP EFFICIENCY An inefficient pump will increase the overall life cycle cost of a system. It can also lead to increased energy costs and CO2 emissions. One method to improve pump efficiency is as simple as replacing existing components with components made...

Reduce Pump Vibration

REDUCE PUMP VIBRATION Why Vespel® CR-6100 Reduces Pump Vibration With Vespel® CR-6100, you can reduce the clearance at the pump wear components. For many pump designs, this change will significantly reduce the overall pump vibrations. The wear rings in the pump have a...

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...