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  • Pump Start Up Methods

    DOL (Direct on Line)  DOL is turning the pump directly on and off, e.g. with a simple contactor.  This is only recommended on smaller pumps as thi...
  • A Glossary of Electrical Pump Terms for Contractors

    Have you ever wondered what the difference is between Soft Start and Star-Delta or perhaps been unsure of what an inverter is? Bookmark this page ...
  • What to do to Minimise your Pumps Freezing this Winter

    Ensure your pumps are ready for the harsh winter weather and avoid costly downtime by following these six simple tips. Empty all pipelines of wa...
  • 6 Things to Remember when Wiring up your Pump

    The most common cause of pump failure is incorrect installation, and taking care of the power connection is critical to a successful installation. ...
  • Key Things to Check When Your Pump Breaks Down

    Regardless of pump type, there are a number of key basic things to check should your pump suddenly break down.  Motor  The first thing to check is...
  • After the Big Freeze - Check your Pumps

    6 Essential Steps to Get your Quarry Back Up and Running  1. Undertake a visual check of your pump and casing. Make sure there are no cracks visib...
  • CLEANING YOUR CONVEYOR PIT

    Cleaning out the materials that have spilt into your conveyor pit must be one of the most hated tasks on the ready-mix plant. Difficult access, ou...
  • THE BENEFITS OF A CORRECTLY SPECIFIED PUMP

    When purchasing a pump for an abrasive application are you ever tempted to decide on a cheaper, slightly less adequate option?  Due to the fact ...
  • QUARRY DEWATERING – DIESEL OR ELECTRIC PUMPS?

    Above: a diesel dewatering pump in action  How you can make an informed decision?  Often engineers in quarries and mines, or in other industrial ...
  • ENERGY CONSUMPTION

    Major Cost Savings and Reduced Energy Bills by Installing the Correct Pumps  Energy costs are a major issue for industry today, both in the need to...
  • POSITIVE BENEFITS OF HAVING PUMP SPARES AVAILABLE ON RAPID LEAD TIMES

    Just in time - lean supply chain thinking - is critical to the success of virtually all industrial processes. In the competitive commercial world ...
  • 6 SIMPLE WAYS TO REDUCE PUMP DOWNTIME

    In  today’s fast-paced and competitive business environment, unplanned downtime is much more than just a nuisance. A pump that breaks down on a bu...