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How To Install Tube Fittings Correctly
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How to install tube fittings correctly

Use this step-by-step process to properly install tube fittings and help reduce maintenance costs.
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Pump System Optimization Guide

How to assess your pump performance and maximize efficiencies.
Industrial Bearings

Industrial bearing and seal innovations abound

Sheila Kennedy says labor, energy, and performance efficiencies are in focus.
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Optimizing grab sample quality and safety

Maximizing profitability during large-scale facility construction requires a uniquely designed system.
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Managing light-ends in thermal plants

Light-ends removal kits are effective long term for controlling closed flash point temperature.
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5 ways to reduce or eliminate water waste

A systems approach is often required to prevent loss and conserve water in the process industries.
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Back to basics: Fluid sealing school

Plant Services editor in chief Tom Wilk heads to Alabaster, AL to brush up on his sealing knowledge.
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Understanding the advantages of double-acting actuators

Spring return actuators have their place, but double-acting actuators thrive in heavy industrial piping systems.
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How to effectively purge pipes at your facility

Correctly and safely done, a purge is an important step that improves plant reliability.
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How to identify and stop pump cavitation

A quiet pump is a happy pump, and these steps will help you fix cavitation issues.

Flow meters for every purpose

Sheila Kennedy says new tools and enhanced capabilities unite simplicity with accuracy, repeatability, and specialization.
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How to select valves for molecular sieve switching

The unique application challenges necessitate improved valve designs to meet industry requirements.
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Advanced pump system solutions solve persistent problems

Case-study roundup reveals the possibilities of available options.
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How to use the STAMPED method to match the right valve to your system

Navigate the many varieties of valves available to choose the one best suited to the application.
Condition Monitoring

Don’t forget stuffing box maintenance

Even with IIoT, visibility into every asset with condition monitoring sensors is not always reachable.
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Discover the true reasons for seal failure

Why are seals that operate weeks or months being casually discarded and replaced without understanding why they failed?
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How to maintain leak-free systems

Educated and empowered employees can reduce fugitive emissions and drive improved refinery safety.