Taking the company to the next level

Macsteel’s decision to amalgamate its tube and pipes department with the fluid control division has paid off taking the company to the next level.

Flowrox Plasma Oxidizer first-of-a kind on the planet

Flowrox Plasma OxidizerTM aims to destroy 90-99 % pharmaceutical residues from the hospital wastewaters. With this installation, Flowrox is the trailblazer on a global scale as this will be the first-of-a-kind on the planet!

Big bearings boost offshore pipe laying

SKF has supplied a huge order to Norwegian offshore equipment manufacturer National Oilwell Varco (NOV), amounting to more than 28 tons of bearings in three different types.

HDPE pipe in mining – a better approach

Mining is rooted in innovation. From the use of autonomous trucks and hauling
equipment to advanced mineral extraction processes, technological advancements are evident.

High-quality hydraulics for hard wearing jetting and vacuum trucks

The hydraulic systems are a core part of the various truck units manufactured by
Werner Pumps, leading South African design, manufacture, supply and maintenance specialist in high-pressure jetting equipment.

Create predictive maintenance
through Flygt’s MAS 801 Pump Monitoring system

Xylem Africa is excited to announce the launch of the Flygt MAS 801 Pump Monitoring system. The next generation and new benchmark in monitoring equipment, replacing our popular MAS711 monitoring product, the MAS 801 is a revolution for proactive oversight and management of various pump metrics.

Verder launches “ready to use” hose pumps with iDura range

Verder Liquids, part of The Verder Group, a global leader in advanced industrial
and niche market pump solutions, shows that even the pandemic cannot halt the
company’s commitment to excellence as it announces the latest expansion on its
pump ranges with the iDura.

Grindex Maxi to Steelpoort
platinum mine

The quick reaction of Integrated Pump Technology saw the company come to the
rescue of a platinum mining customer who urgently needed to dewater its decline
shaft.

Danfoss efficiencies help South African farmers to free up energy and achieve production goals

In recent years, South African energy security has been constrained, while the
country is also recognised by the Development Bank of Southern Africa as being a water-scarce country. The importance of energy efficiency in assisting with adequate irrigation is of paramount importance.

Energy efficiency is watchword in HVAC

The surge in new data centres being built in South African cities like Cape Town and
Johannesburg is highlighting the importance of reliability and energy efficiency in airconditioning
systems.

Atlas Copco’s new high head
pump series holds it’s head high

Atlas Copco is proud to unveil its innovative new PAC H pump series. Featuring a maximum head size of 150m, a maximum flow of up to 1200 m3/h and solids handling capability of up to 89mm.

Keeping power station pumps up to speed

Integrated Pump Technology is keeping the submersible pumps at a large Limpopo power station’s process drain sumps in optimal condition through high-quality maintenance.

Trash pumps ideal for dirty water with large solids

Dewatering activities on large construction and infrastructure project sites is not always a simple task. Pumping dirty water containing large amounts of debris calls for a ‘trash pump’, according to Henru Strydom, operations manager at Integrated Pump Rental.

Impeller balancing and inspection are imperative to the smooth operation of your pump

Impeller balancing and inspection are imperative to the smooth operation of your pump. John A Kozel, President of SIMS Pump Company, shares some insights on how impeller imbalance can cause premature bearing, ring, mechanical seal and motor failure.

HMA Flow & Industrial uses Val-Matic Surge Buster® check valves to reduce slam noise

HMA Flow & Industrial was recently approached to assist a New South Wales, Australia regional water authority with an issue with noise associated with check valves slamming in a sewage wet well close to a residential area.

Selection criteria for water
control valves

For most engineers the criteria for selecting control valves is confusing. Usually, they end up specifying a control valve promoted by the last representative who met with him, or the company with the most prominent marketing.

Setting up your valves for success

The surge in new data centres being built in South African cities like Cape Town andJohannesburg is highlighting the importance of reliability and energy efficiency in airconditioningsystems.

Unbeatable bearings

Moves away from bronze and rubber bearings have boosted the profile and sales of polymer products such as Vesconite. Although many are now discovering the benefits of Vesconite, many more have known of their advantages for years.

Fit and forget these bearings for months or even years

There is one less thing for hydro engineers to worry about when designing dams.
This is if they choose Vesconite Hilube speciality polymer bearings which can be fitted and forgotten about for months and even years.

Transcend and Xylem help
empower people with disabilities through the REALISE Bootcamp

Xylem South Africa, a subsidiary of Xylem LLC, is a proud supporter of Transcend’s
REALISE Bootcamp. This ground-breaking programme helps people with disabilities
realise their potential and grow as contributing members of the South African economy.

Tel. +27 (0) 87 153 1217  I  info@pumpsandvalves.co.za

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