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    Common Diaphragm Pump Maintenance Issues and How to Fix Them

    Posted by Vince Shiplet on Sep 22, 2020 11:00:00 AM

    As a maintenance manager responsible for a plant full of equipment and machinery, you know the importance of keeping everything running smoothly to maintain your production schedule and minimize downtime. After all, production interruptions lead to lost revenue and should be avoided whenever possible. 

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    The AODD Pump Specifications You Need to Know

    Posted by Vince Shiplet on Sep 17, 2020 2:23:00 PM

    Leaders from many industries choose air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumps for the safe and effective handling of almost any viscous fluid.

    Performing in the most challenging applications, AODD pumps deliver unique benefits unrivaled by other pump technologies.

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    3 Things to Look at to Justify Your AODD Pump Purchase

    Posted by Vince Shiplet on Sep 4, 2020 1:30:53 PM

    Air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumps are an investment. And, like any investment, you may be wondering how to justify the expense. 

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    How to Calculate the Flow Rate of an AODD Pump

    Posted by Vince Shiplet on Sep 3, 2020 10:00:00 AM

    In order to select the appropriate air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump, it’s important to understand the required flow rate in order to achieve maximum AODD pump efficiency

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    AODD Pump Materials: What to Use and Why

    Posted by Tim Caldwell on Aug 21, 2020 10:00:00 AM

    Before choosing the correct air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump materials for your application, these fluid characteristics must be considered: temperature, abrasiveness, viscosity and overall chemical compatibility. 

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    Ways AODD Pumps Are Being Used to Combat COVID-19

    Posted by Tim Caldwell on Aug 5, 2020 11:00:00 AM

    While the majority of businesses became idle immediately after the COVID-19 pandemic hit, most air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump manufacturers were deemed essential businesses and were requested to stay open. 

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    AODD Pumps for Mining Applications Explained

    Posted by Tim Caldwell on Jun 24, 2020 9:00:00 AM

    Air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumps are critical pieces of mining equipment and are deployed in various mine locations around the globe. From coal mining to hard rock, AODD pumps are used in a wide range of applications to keep mining processes productive and safe.  

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    Bourbon-Maker Uses AODD Pump to Switch Operations to Produce Hand Sanitizer During COVID-19 Pandemic

    Posted by Michelle Miller on Jun 19, 2020 11:00:25 AM

    At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, you may recall a Versamatic customer, The Old Pogue Distillery, that quickly converted its bourbon-making efforts to producing an alcohol antiseptic 80% topical solution hand sanitizer for COVID-19 relief efforts. The Old Pogue Distillery used a Versamatic pump to transfer high-proof alcohol between tanks and into high-density polyethylene (HDPE) containers, including buckets and spray bottles. In order to comply with FDA regulations, they started to use a Versamatic 1” (25mm) FDA Stainless Steel air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump.

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    When to Consider a Specialty AODD Pump

    Posted by Trisha Kick on Jun 16, 2020 9:40:24 AM

    When selecting an air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump for your application, you might ask yourself, “Would a standard AODD pump work well for my application, or do I need a specialty unit?” This is a common question, which this blog will help to answer.

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    What Is the Average Life Cycle Cost of an AODD Pump?

    Posted by Tim Caldwell on May 27, 2020 10:00:00 AM

    If you’re a plant manager or buyer, there are many reasons to purchase an air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump.

    They're known for versatility and reliability, handling the harshest fluids and performing in the most challenging environments. As if this isn’t enough, they also have a low initial purchase price and operate efficiently. In fact, in addition to being able to handle just about any pumping job at a great price point, AODD pumps require little maintenance and few repairs.

    Still, when making a purchasing decision, you'll need to consider both the short-term and long-term expenses to determine the true life cycle cost. Here's what you should consider to figure out that cost.

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