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Diaphragm Pumps: The Basics

Diaphragm Pumps: The Basics Diaphragm pumps are a series of pumps that fall under the positive displacement family of pumps.  Air operated double diaphragm pumps (AODDs) have a simple design in which two diaphragms are attached to a common connecting…

Centrifugal Air Compressors 101

Centrifugal air compressors are dynamically engineered compressors that use rotating elements called impellers.  Incoming, low velocity air or gas reaches an inlet guide vane that automatically adjusts itself to changes in system demand. (Pictured Below)  This regulates the incoming stream as it flows…

3 Steps to Reducing VOCs in Manufacturing

What are VOCs you ask?  Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) are the carbon-based solvents that give traditional paints their obnoxious aroma.  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) concluded that some VOCs are suspected carcinogens; a substance or agent that causes cancer. …

Torque Analysis & Error Proofing in Manufacturing

Today’s manufacturers understand the importance of proper torque specifications in their assembly processes as it has a direct correlation to reduced rework, quality assurance, and overall reliability of their products.  Failures that result from incorrect tightenings can be catastrophic, from financial losses to…

C.H. Reed Engineered Systems

C.H. Reed’s Engineered Systems Department develops and configures non-standard, tailored solutions for a wide-ranging variety of applications throughout all three C.H. Reed product groups: Compressed Air Group Assembly Tool & Material Handling Group Paint Finishing & Fluid Dispense Group The…

Industrial Vacuum Pumps & Increased Energy Efficiencies

Industrial vacuum pumps eliminate gases from enclosed areas for the purpose of creating a vacuum. They are used for a variety of applications (holding, lifting, moving, shaping, forming, preserving, clean environment requirements, etc.) throughout a number of different industries. There are…

Nitrogen Generators for Aluminum Degassing

Nitrogen Generators for Aluminum Degassing A local aluminum foundry was experiencing issues with impurities in their aluminum castings and needed a quick, complete package solution to improve the quality of their finished product. When aluminum is cast, impurities known as…

New Method of Applying Non Skid Coatings

The United States military relies heavily on nonskid coatings for the decks of their aircraft carriers to keep personnel safe from slips and falls under the most extreme conditions. Non skid coatings have been engineered to withstand heavy traffic; from…