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Q:
What new technologies are influencing piston pump and plunger pump design?
16 answers
Answers:
New technologies pumps seem to apply high rpm and high pressure which is okay in some applications. Not much in the low rpm designs for other applications.
~Peter S, Engineer, Wootton, Australia
Increase the pressure, Stabilize the water flow rate, Reduce the working temperature.
~Giano Yip, Manufacturer, Hong Kong, Chian
Advances in membrane and sealant materials for gaskets (elastomers)
~Engineering, Design, Miami, FL
Configuration of valves, latest anti wear materials, construction.
~Purushothamdas C, Maintenance Engineer, Trichur, India
Control method and materials of construction to handle abrasives.
~Dana N, Business Owner, Minneapolis, MN
We do not see the new technologies regarding these.
~Budiono Sritunggal, Technical Administration, Balikpapan, Indonesia
Hydraulically balanced Diaphragm pumps
~Tom W, Marketing/Sales, MPLS, MN
Better water filtration ,better alloys
~Steve B, General Management, Tampa, FL
Construcción con materiales ceramicos
~Eduardo C, Engineering Consultant, CARACAS, VENEZUELA
Multi-stage centrifugal + PX Systems
~Engineering, Design, Shebinelkom, Egypt
Unfortunately none that I know of
~Narinder K, Marketing/Sales, Mumbai, India
Seal design and wet end material
~Company owner, The Leap, Australia
Pover saving pump controls
~Engineering, Other, Peterhead, United Kingdom
Stuffing box design.
~Engineering, Design, Mexico D.F:, Mexico
Pulsation dampening
~Eric Wanstrom, Design Engineer, Dallas, GA
Valve seating
~Borre F, CTO, Oslo, Norway

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Q:
From your perspective, which companies are creating the most innovative piston pumps and plunger pumps?
18 answers
Answers:
Vickers, Flow serve, Weir pumps, Worthington, Sulzer. So many good manufactures came across my carrier but I can't remember all.
~Purushothamdas C, Maintenance Engineer, Trichur, India
There are no innovations the pump technologies have been around for a long time.
~Tom W, Marketing/Sales, MPLS, MN
For my applications Conergy 24v solar force piston pumps.
~Peter S, Engineer, Wootton, Australia
- Dosapro Milton Roy - Texteam - Wiiliams
~Budiono Sritunggal, Technical Administration, Balikpapan, Indonesia
Mainly plastic injection moulding owners.
~Sundaram Mahalingam, Technical Support, Chennai, India
Haskel, Autoclave, Hydratron, & Maximator
~VARA PRASAD, Engineer, KAKINADA, INDIA
ARO, American Instrument Co., Fillamatic
~Engineering, Design, Miami, FL
Systems that I know : CAT and Danfos
~Engineering, Design, Shebinelkom, Egypt
Euro- CEME, China- ET Technology
~Giano Yip, Manufacturer, Hong Kong, Chian
UNION, NOV, Gardner Denver
~Engineering, Design, Mexico D.F:, Mexico
Interpump,Pratissoli
~Company owner, The Leap, Australia
I am so sorry,but...
~Engineering, Other, Peterhead, United Kingdom
NLB Liquid blasters
~Steve B, General Management, Tampa, FL
Schwing Bioset
~Eric Wanstrom, Design Engineer, Dallas, GA
Woma. Cat
~Jason Lin, General Management, Taipei Sheng, Taiwan
Rexroth
~Omar A, Technical Support, Amman, Jordan
Lewa
~Engineering, Process/Production, IKEJA, Nigeria
Cat
~Dana N, Business Owner, Minneapolis, MN

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