If you’re a plant manager or buyer, there are many reasons to purchase an air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump.
These diaphragm pumps are 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 of a diaphragm pump. Here's what you should consider to figure out that cost.