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Hydra-Cell® Provides Reliable Cleaning in Truck Wash Bay

A mining company that extracts oil from coal to produce gasoline, diesel, and other byproducts uses a fleet of trucks to transport coal from the extraction site. The trucks become covered in a fine coal dust and need to be washed regularly. When a new wash bay was built, a metering pump was required to [...]

August 22nd, 2018|News|

Putting on a SHINE with Hydra-Cell

Putting on a SHINE with Hydra-Cell & the DOUGHNUTS Problem: A major manufacturer of cakes and pastries in souther Europe had experienced repeated problems when pumping a gelatine or sugar mixture, glazing the tops of doughnuts. The existing eccentric gear pump, designed to self-adjust when wearing as a result of the abrasive nature of the [...]

July 27th, 2018|News|

Hydra-Cell MT8 Passes All Tests in Chemical Laboratory

Hydra-Cell® Passes All Tests in a Chemical Laboratory A company in Germany that operates a chemical testing laboratory was one of the first Alpha Pump Test Sites for the MT8 triplex metering pump. The company was looking for a pump that could provide consistent delivery at different flows and pressures for a variety of aqueous [...]

July 20th, 2018|News|

Hydra-Cell G04 helps extend boiler life.

Phosphate solutions are often injected at high pressure into boiler feed water to inhibit scale formation and prevent corrosion by reacting with dissolved oxygen. Under some conditions the phosphates can crystallise, giving problems with ball valves in traditional metering pumps but Hydra-Cell’s unique check valve system handles these crystals easily. The G-04, incorporating 3 diaphragms [...]

June 21st, 2018|News|

Hydra-Cell® Shows Versatility Pumping Aggressive Chemicals

A manufacturer of drilling fluids for the oil industry uses chemistry to increase the efficiency of the acids, reagents, boring additives, varnishes, enamels, and emulsifiers that it produces. The company was using single-diaphragm pumps, gear pumps, and plunger pumps to handle such a variety of corrosive liquids. The diaphragm pumps caused severe pulsations when dosing, [...]

April 18th, 2018|News|

Hydra-Cell® pumps in oil and gas condensate transfer

Surgutneftegaz, a major Russian oil and gas company has chosen Hydra-cell pumps to transfer hydrocarbon condensate from its central collection point to the gas turbine station where it is used to generate electricity. A Belarussian magdrive centrifugal pump was initially considered as a cut-price alternative, however the additional equipment needed to force lubricate the bearings [...]

April 11th, 2018|News|

Hydra-Cell® in Marine Oil Recycling

Sertego, a major Spanish waste management and recycling company was exp eriencing problems in a marine oil recycling facility. The oil to berecycled contains Sodium Hydroxide (10% - 20%) and is contaminated withsolid particulate matter. The gear pump that had been in service for some 8 years had severe maintenance issues caused by pumping the [...]

April 11th, 2018|News|

Hydra-Cell – Run-dry Heavy Duty Chemical Pumps

Hydra-Cell seal-less chemical pumps are used worldwide in chemical processes - for metering, pressure injection, liquid transfer and many other applications. Chemicals can be aggressive, corrosive, abrasive, non lubricating... all characteristics that make them difficult to pump. Hydra-Cell chemical pumps are available with a variety of liquid head materials and are compatible with the widest [...]

February 21st, 2018|News|

New PTFE Diaphragms

February 2nd, 2018|News|

Seal-less Hydra-Cell® Replaces Plunger Pump for VOC Control

The central government of the People’s Republic of China and many of its local governments are initiating regulations and plans to control volatile organic compounds (VOC). The largest natural-gas based chemical manufacturer in China took one such step to comply by replacing an aging triplex plunger pump with a Hydra-Cell D35/G35 for use in vinyl [...]

January 12th, 2018|News|