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8
Nov

Low Air Flow Freezes Pumps!

This post is an addendum to the post titled Air-Supply Considerations For An Air Motor On A Molten Metal Pump. The primary reason for molten metal pump freezing is “slow starts.” A slow-start is defined as slowly increasing the motor RPM. When a transfer pump is slow-started, the hot metal flows gradually into a cooler riser. …

19
Feb

Pump Installation Planning Guidelines – Part 1 – Start at 40,000 ft!

Like any worthwhile venture, proper planning and resourcing are critical components of success. Do not let the project schedule scare you away from an important investment. Planning a new pump installation is non-trivial and should be treated as a facilities project. It is best to start with a 40,000 ft view that includes all aspects of the …

7
Jan

Dross Pumping Best Practices – Updated 6 Jan 2016

Update: 6 January 2016: Using a dross pump is not the same as using a vacuum cleaner, although there are some interesting comparisons (which I will leave up the reader’s imagination.). In this post, I will discuss some best practices for zinc dross pumping. Why pump dross? It’s all about zinc pot down time. Dross …

4
Jan

What’s New for 2016?

2016 Brings a New Level of Partnership (with our Customers) High Temperature Systems, Inc. has a long history of being a solution provider in the melt department by developing, manufacturing, and providing installation guidance molten metal circulation and transfer pumps. In the past two years, we have made significant changes in our business that allow …

18
Mar

Line Reactors Improve Pump Motor Performance

Dirty Power Surprisingly few industrial facilities conduct power line quality assessments as part of routine maintenance. In a heavily mechanized environment, fast-transient power disruptions are common place. These fast transient events travel through out the power circuits and are stopped only by the power distribution transformers. This means that each individual piece of equipment must …

23
Dec

Pump Installation – Lowering the Pump into the Molten Metal

The following is standard procedure for introducing a pump into a molten metal bath: WARNING – GRAPHITE CONTAINING MOISTURE MAY EXPLODE IN MOLTEN METAL!  ALWAYS REFER TO THE MANUAL THAT SHIPPED WITH YOUR MOLTEN METAL PUMP FOR ADDITIONAL SAFETY INFORMATION. IF YOU SEE THE PUMP “BUBBLING” AT ANY POINT IN THE FOLLOW PROCEDURE, LIFT THE …

23
Jul

Press Release! 2V1002 Series Dual-Discharge Pump

We are excited to officially announce a NEW Dual-Discharge Pump Series: 2V1002SeriesDualDischargePumpPressRelease