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.