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New PTFE Diaphragms Pass Test for Polyurethane Foam

Dimethylcyclohexylamine is a common catalyst used in the production of rigid foam insulation. As with other specialty chemicals, it can weaken elastomeric diaphragms of the pump used to inject it into a polyurethane system. Working in cooperation with a Hydra-Cell® distributor, a model D04/G04 with new PTFE diaphragms was placed at a beta site test [...]

August 26th, 2019|News|

Hydra-Cell® Handles a Volatile, Corrosive Liquid

A fleet operator uses jet fuel (Jet-A, JP-5, JP-8) mixed with 5% salt water at 250˚F (121˚C) to boost the speed and distance of its planes. Since the fuel and water separate when stored, they need to be remixed under high pressure for refueling. A Hydra-Cell model D10/G10 with a Hydra-Cell C62 pressure regulating valve [...]

April 4th, 2019|News|

Hydra-Cell® in Grinding Wheel Production

Azure-S is a Sintered Alumina (aluminium oxide) abrasive, manufactured in Ernakulam, India by Carborundum Universal Ltd (CUMI), a part of Murugappa Group. Azure-S grinding wheels are said to perform better in high pressure grinding application and also withstand other severe application conditions. Using state-of-the-art sol-gel technology, alumina grains are formed in an acidic, gel-like matrix. [...]

March 20th, 2019|News|

Hydra-Cell® Provides Low-flow Chemical Injection at High Pressure

Oil and gas fields also produce water, and there is an especially high content of water in gas extraction. The water can cause corrosion in the pipes and tanks where the fluid is moving. A drop in the temperature can freeze the pipes. Monoetilenglycol is a specialty chemical injected into a process system to prevent [...]

March 7th, 2019|News|

Hydra-Cell® Spurs Innovation for a Leather Tanning Operation

In order to provide customers with faster, higherquality service when removing fats from animal skins, a leather tanning business installed two Hydra-Cell D15/G15 pumps to help power a high pressure jet spray. Traditionally, a simple washing technique was used, but with the Hydra-Cell pumps in place, speed and performance have improved. The company also appreciates [...]

February 25th, 2019|News|

Hydra-Cell® in Mobile Mining Equipment

Info-Bite Dust Suppression and Cooling During Drilling Associated Engineers of Nagpur India manufactures chemical plants and associated equipment, on-site mix systems, bulk mix delivery units and mobile explosives plants for the mining industry. For the mobile explosive plants, the Company has selected Hydra-Cell pumps for dust suppression and cooling during the drilling operation and charging [...]

January 15th, 2019|News|

Hydra-Cell® Reduces Maintenance and Provides “Pulse-less” Metering

Costs to maintain a conventional metering pump were escalating for a manufacturer of resins used in adhesives and paints. The company replaced its pump with a Hydra- Cell model H25/G25 and also benefited by both a lower investment cost and space-saving design. The Hydra-Cell H25/G25 is used for metering of a styrene monomer mixed with [...]

December 5th, 2018|News|

Auto Manufacturer Achieves Quick Payback with Hydra-Cell®

A major automobile manufacturer experienced trouble when it began to run multiple models with different body sizes on its paint priming line. The AOD pump used to refill the paint level after each vehicle was dipped was not precise enough with one model. Expanding the number of models and body sizes made the situation worse, [...]

November 8th, 2018|News|

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|