NPSH & Understanding How the New HI Standard Can Impact Your Operation

Demystifying NPSH & Understanding How the New HI Standard Can Impact Your Operation 

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 11 a.m. EST / 10 a.m. CST

Featured Speakers:

Rich Nardone – Global Product Manager for Large End Suction, Double Suction & Axial Flow products, ITT Goulds Pumps

Simon Bradshaw – Director of API Product Development & Technology, ITT Goulds Pump


ProCast Durco Mark III Replacement Parts Expanded


ITT is excited to announce the expansion of our ProCast® replacement parts portfolio to fit Durco Mark III pumps. Most of the parts that were previously unavailable for this product line are now available, essentially giving us full coverage. This includes complete power ends for the Group 1 and 2, along with the TaperBore Plus seal chamber designed to fit the Durco Mark III.

Click below is a detailed list of all Durco parts now available from ProCast, including OEM reference numbers for positive identification.

ProCast-Durco List Feb-2014


Westcomm 2014 Heart Of The Industry Event

Westcomm was proud to host the inaugural Heart of the Industry (HOTI) event on April 4th, 2014.  We would like to thank our gold sponsors:  ITT Goulds, Nidec Motors, All-Flo Pumps, and Diablo Oilfield Services.  We would also like to thank the donors of the silent auction: Copeman Healthcare, Lauren Engineering, Spartan Controls, Alcro Electric, GE Motors, Maxfield Inc., Lexus of Calgary, Tundra Process & Controls, and Flowserve.  With the help of these industry partners, we were able to raise $8,000, with proceeds donated to the Alberta Heart and Stroke Foundation.  Thank you also to our presenters who made the day both educational and memorable. (more…)

Free Webinar! Mag-Drive Pumps

Join us on Tuesday February 18, 2014: 11:00 a.m. EST/ 10:00 a.m. CST

Don’t miss your chance to register for yet another free webinar session and learn how using magnetically driven (mag-drive) pumps can yield significant rewards for plant owners.  Pump industry experts from one of ITT Corporation’s flagship brands, Goulds Pumps, will demonstrate how mag-drive or sealless pumps are proven to be advantageous over traditional sealed models when used in the proper environment.

This live webcast will empower attendees with a comprehensive understanding of magnetic-drive technologies and how they can be utilized to improve reliability and reduce total cost of ownership.

Attendees will also learn about:

  • •The fundamentals of mag-drive technology
  • •How sealless pumps can help reduce environmental concerns
  • •When to consider using a mag-drive pump
  • •When to apply lined versus metal sealless designs: an overview of each technology’s differences
  • •How to avoid common failure modes associated with mag-drive pumps (includes operational practices and monitoring methods

We will finish up with a Q&A session, giving you the opportunity to ask the experts questions relative to your operations.



December 2013 – All-Flo Product Announcements

 Available December 16th, 2013:

2″ A200 Industrial Metallic Pumps:

A200We are pleased to announce the launch of All-Flo’s second size in their new Industrial Product Line.  The new 2″, A200 series pump boasts the highest energy efficiency of any production pump on the market, with saving ranging from 35% to 67%.

  • · Maximum flow-rate of 190 USGPM (Highest in Industry)
  • · Lowest air consumption of any production AODD
  • · Least amount of parts in air-valve of any production AODD
  • · 35%-67% less air consumption than competition
  • · Available in Stainless Steel or Aluminum
  • · Aluminum available in NPT connection. (BSP 1Q 2014), Stainless steel available in Combination ANSI/DIN Flange & DIN and Combination ANSI/DIN Flange & BSP

View the new product on All-Flo’s Website, or choose the PDF product flyer for the All-Flo A200

Available December 16th, 2013:

All-Flo T-Product Series – Machined Teflon High Purity Pumps

  • · Available in 6 sizes from 1/4″ to 2″ with a variety of connection ports
  • · Machined PTFE Design, Bonded one piece PTFE Diaphragm

View the new product on All-Flo’s Website, or choose the PDF product flyer for the All-Flo T-Series

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PumpSmart Monitors and Protects your Pumps – Cost Saving Monitoring Videos

Here’s an overview of PumpSmart’s ability to improve pump reliability and decrease energy costs

ProSmart’s predictive condition monitoring system enables you to identify and solve problems before they impact production.

PumpSmart monitors the suction conditions of your pump to protect against cavitation.  Cavitation Control improves overall pump reliability in low NPSH services that routinely cause pump failure

This video defines how PumpSmart is able to protect centrifugal pumps from minimum flow, deadhead and run-out flow conditions

PumpSmart is able to derive pump flow for any centrifugal pump without the use of sensors.

Thinking about managing the operation of multiple pumps?  Learn how PumpSmart balances the flow of each to avoid common reliability problems

The Goulds Pumps IC family of ISO chemical process pumps is designed in accordance with ISO 5199 and ISO 2858, making it ideal for worldwide chemical or industrial process application.  The IC Series includes 34 hydraulic sizes and features the patented i-ALERT condition monitor, which continuously measures vibration and temperature at the thrust bearing and automatically indicates when pre-set levels have been exceeded.

Are You Pumping Money Away?

Register for a free pump testing standards webinar to find out!  By making sense of pump testing standards, you can make a significant impact on your bottom line.


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Stan Knecht

Register for this free educational webinar sponsored by ITT Goulds Pumps and learn how pump testing standards can impact plan profitability.  Simon Bradshaw (Director of API Product Development and Technology) and Stan Knecht (Director of Global Product Management) are industry professionals who will explain how to use testing information to make more informed buying choices.  You’ll learn how pump specifications could be impacting your bottom line and understand the way OEM providers apply tolerances makes a significant difference in evaluating over life-cycle costs.

During this webinar, Attendees will also learn about:

  • • How pump standards define tolerances
  • • Examples of acceptable test standards
  • • New Hydraulic Institute standards
  • • How to evaluate acceptable standards for your pumps
  • • Many different ways of applying testing standards

A Q&A session following the webinar will give you the opportunity to ask the experts anything relative to your operations.

If you want to gain a fundamental understanding of various test standards, how to accurately evaluate test tolerances and how to leverage this knowledge to improve your purchasing decisions, you literally can’t afford to miss this webinar.

Click Here to Register

Free Webinar! Smart Pump Technology


Join us on Tuesday August 20, 2013: 11:00 a.m. EDT/ 10:00 a.m. CT

How can VFDs and other technologies improve process control, protect multi pump systems and increase throughput?

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Guest Speaker
Dan Kernan, Manager
ITT Monitoring & Control

Tune in for this free training webinar hosted by the product and process experts at ITT Goulds Pumps.  They’ll be providing valuable insights into the important role variable frequency drives (VFDs) play in a multi-pump environment.  You’ll get an overview of how VFDs operate in regulating electrical motors, handle changing loads and enable balance within the system.  The experts will also discuss sensorless flow control technology and how it works with VFDs to ensure high levels of control and protection for pumping systems.

In this webcast, product and applications specialists from ITT Goulds Pumps will present case studies of how the typical VFD works and its role in a typical pumping system.  They’ll also discuss ways for organizations to improve pump reliability, extend pump life, save energy and reduce pumping and processing costs with a more intelligent pumping system.

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Guest Speaker:
Robert Lax,
Global Product Manager
ITT Monitoring & Control

You’ll also learn:

  • • The latest advances in VFDs and sensorless controls
  • • How to improve process control and protect capital investments
  • • How VFDs replace gate valves and boost efficiency
  • • How reliability in VFDs and new capabilities in operating high-powered pump systems benefit key industries

This webcast will educate and empower attendees with an understanding of smart pump technologies and how they can be utilized to achieve sensorless flow control, pump protection, and greater process efficiency.




July 2013 – All-Flo Product Announcements

 Available July 23, 2013:

A050 Series Air Operated Double Diaphragm (AODD) Pump:

  • · 1/2″ FNPT & 1″ MNPT Porting (or BSP)
  • · Available in Stainless Steel or Aluminum
  • · Aluminum or Polypropylene Air Valve
  • · Spare Parts Interchangeable with existing products
  • · Mounting feet will be compatible with existing products
  • · Will replace existing product lines

View the Product Flyer now!


Available July 22, 2013:

Versamatic® Wet End Repair Kits

  • · Wet End Kits for 1″ through 3″
  • · Popular Air End Kits for 1″ through 3″

Contact us for a Versamatic® kit today!

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On a General Note
Stay tuned as All-Flo will be rapidly expanding their product offerings with more Industrial Products as well as other products suitable for Pharmaceutical, Semiconductor, Food, Beverage and Cosmetic applications. Also keep in mind that All-Flo will continue to offer popular wet end repair kits for the majority of Air-Operated Double Diaphragm (AODD) Pump brands i.e. Versamatic®, Sandpiper etc.