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24
Feb

Like a Launder, Only Better!

A launder is used to transport molten metal. The basic construction of a launder is a steel trough lined with refractory material to insulate the molten metal from the steel. (Insulating both thermally and chemically.) The molten metal will lose heat as gravity draws it down the launder. If the heat is lost too fast, …

7
Feb

NEVER RUN A PUMP DRY!

The molten metal IS the lubrication for the impeller and base-volute. Running the pump dry will result in damage. The only question is how much damage. This impeller is an example of a very costly mistake. A broken impeller is probably the best possible outcome of running a pump dry. Most likely, the damage would …

5
Feb

Pre-Storage Pump Inspection – Maintenance Pumps

Factory Evaluation Any or all components can be sent to High Temperature Systems, Inc. for inspection and evaluation. The most accurate evaluation requires complete chemical removal of the metal from the graphite surfaces. This is especially true for proper inspection of the pump base. Contact High Temperature Systems, Inc. prior to shipment of any components. …

4
Feb

Preparing the Pump for Storage – Operational Assessment and Removal from Metal

Operational Assessment – Before Removing the Pump from the Metal About 10% of pumps are used exclusively for scheduled furnace maintenance. Between usages, these pumps need to be properly stored and maintained. The first step to good pump maintenance is an operational assessment. Study the pump’s operation prior to de-energizing and removal from the molten …

3
Feb

Maintenance Pumps and Typical Use Cases

About 10% of molten metal pumps are used exclusively for maintenance applications. It is not uncommon to use a maintenance pump once every year to eighteen months. Long term storage of a pump, especially a pump that has been exposed to molten metal, requires special considerations. Maintenance pumps tend to undergo rougher duty than continuous circulation and transfer pumps. …

9
Aug

Press Release: Q501 Series QuickPump for $4995.00!

We are proud to officially announce a NEW Q501 Series QuickPump. (Press Release) The QuickPump is priced at $4995.00 USD and is IN STOCK NOW!