Pumps are critical in moving fluids, slurries or gases (compressors) in industrial plants, municipal water and wastewater systems and chemical processes. The compressed or pumped fluids move from high pressure to low pressure with the energy assist provided by the mechanical action of the pump. Whether the pump is a rotating or positive displacement pump, the goal is to change mechanical energy into fluid energy. In most cases, the prime mover is an electric motor or engine turning a shaft at high speed that adds energy to the fluid to be moved.
Afton’s Joe Kaperick Highlights HPM Grease Program
Joe Kaperick, Afton Chemical’s Technical Advisor for greases, was recently interviewed by Rachel Fowler, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief for Tribology & Lubrication Technology (TLT). During the