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Ideal beverage pumping starts with space-saving solutions »

Streamlined BIB platforms also provide reliability and performance Presented by: Xylem Applied Water Systems Download PDF At a time when fountain installers and bottlers are asking their distributor partners in beverage dispense for the ideal pump for standard bag-in-box (BIB) applications; and restaurant, bar, gas station and convenience store owners and operators are seeking more

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At Goulds Water Technology, business means family and family means business »

CASE STUDY Download PDF When Seabury S. Gould founded his pump company in the mid-1800s, he knew he had a good thing going. He believed in the material and the design, and he was proud to be the man behind fresh flowing water for the pioneers opening the West, the farmers in the East and the plantations

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Bell & Gossett, UA find partnership mutually beneficial »

  Download PDF B&G adapts industry-leading training for new audience Interspersed among a sea of Bell & Gossett’s signature red pumps in the UA Instructor Training classroom, 15 craftsmen were intent on unlocking the mystery of a failed mechanical seal during a Pump Service and Maintenance class. The mechanical seal acts as a sort of

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Sizing boiler feed units vs. condensate return units »

Volume 3/ Issue 1/ March 2016 We’ve previously discussed how to size condensate return units. Sizing a boiler feed unit requires similar information but is affected by differences in design and operation. Condensate return units are generally smaller, fitting their function of collecting steam condensate and pumping it back into the system before too much

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Two pressure-reducing valves (PRVs) in series (Two-step pressure reduction) »

Volume 3/ Issue 1/ March 2016 Application Reduce a steady or varying high inlet pressure to a constant adjustable low delivery pressure. General Two pressure-reducing valves in series are generally used when the total reduction in pressure is greater than that attainable with one valve. Here’s the rule of thumb: Use a two-step reduction whenever

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Celebrating the Bell & Gossett 100th anniversary by the numbers »

Celebrating the Bell & Gossett 100th anniversary by the numbers As the Bell & Gossett brand marks a century of innovation in 2016, here are some notable dates and numbers in B&G history. 1916: The year W.C. Bell and E.J. Gossett formed the Bell & Gossett Co. in Chicago. 87: Number of years that Philadelphia-based

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Hydropneumatic Tanks for Variable-Speed Pressure Boosters, Part 2 »

Guest Post – BY Norman Hall, President,  R. L. Deppman – Bell & Gosset Representative Read the original post on the R.L.Deppmann web site In last week’s RLD Monday Morning Minute, I described a brief history of pressure-boosting systems and the introduction of the pre-pressurized tank. This week we continue with the sizing of these tanks

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Hydro-pneumatic Tanks for Variable Speed Pressure Boosters, Part 1 »

Guest Post – by Norman Hall, President R. L. Deppmann – stocking representative of Bell & Gossett read the original post on the R.L.Deppmann web site Possibly only engineers, like myself, can appreciate controversy in plumbing system design. The use and sizing of storage tanks in variable speed pressure boosters is a current topic at

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How to run a condensate zone off a steam boiler »

Volume 2/ Issue 5/ September 2015 1. Can I run a hot water zone off an existing steam boiler without a heat exchanger? Yes, but there is a limit to how much radiation your steam boiler can support. Manufacturers list two capacity outputs on every steam boiler: the Department of Energy (DOE) capacity, aka the

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Adding chemical treatment to boilers »

Volume 2/ Issue 5/ September 2015 An engineer planning to specify a Domestic 75CBM22-85 BFU recently asked us if it’s feasible to have a chemical feed pump come on at the same time as the make-up to the BFU. The chemicals wouldn’t be pumped into the receiver, but instead added to the make-up water. We

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