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Case Study: Chemical Dosing for Boiler Water Treatment with Custom Cabinets

OVERVIEW:  Illinois Process Equipment, IPE, was asked to provide a chemical dosing system for boiler water treatment at a large steel mill. IPE is a leading Midwest supplier of fluid handling and process equipment, offering full system design, service, and quality pumps. We provide innovative solutions to fluid transfer applications …

Pumping Sodium Hypochlorite: Chemical Dosing Solutions

Sodium hypochlorite, also known as liquid bleach, remains the number one water disinfectant.  The main concern when sodium hypochlorite is used is ensuring that there are no leaks which can risk dangerous skin exposure. Another concern is the propensity of sodium hypochlorite to cause off-gassing when being pumped. Challenges When …

How Sealless Pumps Meet VOC Sustainability Requirements

Sealless magnetic drive pumps provide many advantages including improved safety, productivity, and compliance in many fluid transfer applications. Two sets of magnets transfer power from the motor to the impeller of the pump to move fluid. Because the driven magnet is contained inside the impeller assembly, a solid barrier separates …

What are the Benefits of Digital Dosing Pumps?

Digital dosing pumps provide many benefits over mechanical metering pumps in high precision dosing applications. One downside of mechanical metering pumps is the inability to provide a dynamic, variable flow that meets various application needs without an expensive frequency converter installed. This can increase operational costs with mechanical pumps as …

Sealless Magnetic Drive Pumps: Applications, Benefits & Features

There are two different major categories of pumps, conventional sealed pumps and sealless pumps.  Conventional sealed pumps require a seal system, typically with a mechanical seal.  Sealless pumps do not require a seal and magnetic drive pumps are an important type of sealless pumps. They are used in applications where …

Trusted Midwest Supplier of Pumping Solutions and Process

Illinois Process Equipment, IPE, is a leading Midwest supplier of pumping solutions and process equipment with vast expertise and knowledge in various market applications. We earn your trust through integrity and a deep technical knowledge of pumping process equipment.  We are driven to help our customers succeed with improved efficiency, …

Case Study: Chemical Plant Solution with Grundfos CR95 BoosterpaQ Pumps

A Midwest chemical processing and distribution company had increased their chemical production capacity with the addition of larger heat exchangers.  This increased capacity put a strain on the aging water system. Maintaining precise temperatures ensures that the chemical reaction yields the highest concentration of a product. The inability of the …