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R.B. Mosher Picks PUMP-FLO® Selection Software Solution
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LACEY, Wash. -- PUMP-FLO® Solutions, a provider of software solutions to the pump and fluid handling industry, recently announced that R.B. Mosher, a distributor of products and services to the petrochemical, oil, power and municipal industries, has awarded PUMP-FLO® Solutions a contract for its ePUMP-FLO™ web-based selection software. Under terms...

How Not to Install a High Efficiency Motor
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Author: Ray Hardee, P.E. | Plant Engineering Magazine The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007...

Using PIPE-FLO Overtime to Goal Seek VFD Set Points
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OVERVIEW The PIPE-FLO® Overtime module is an excellent tool for understanding how your piping system will behave as conditions change over a period of time, but it also can be used for determining optimum set points and goal seeking. In this article we'll take a look at how to determine...

Versatility of PIPE-FLO® DataLink
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By Jeff Sines, Senior Product Engineer | Engineered Software, Inc. No software solution performs all the calculations that an engineer needs when it comes to modeling and analyzing a complex industrial or commercial piping system. But with PIPE-FLO® Professional’s DataLink feature, all the design data and calculated results from the...

Modeling a Sprinkler System or a System With Nozzles
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By Jeff Sines | Engineered Software, Inc. There are several ways to model a sprinkler system or a system with nozzles in PIPE-FLO® Professional. Sprinklers, fire suppression nozzles, and spray nozzles are typically characterized by a Discharge Coefficient which some nozzle manufacturers represent with the letter K, used in the following equation: ...

Modeling a Damper
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By Engineered Software, Inc. A damper is used extensively in the HVAC industry as well as other industries that move air or compressible gases for their processes. A damper controls air flow throughout a duct system in order to evenly distribute air or gas. It operates by changing the...

Pumping System Optimization Course in La Grande, Oregon
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Did you know that the average pumping system efficiency is 40% or less? When pumping systems are not optimized for best efficiency, they will drain your company’s profitably with higher energy and maintenance costs, shorter mean time between repairs, more CO2 emissions and a less reliable system overall. The typical...

Meter and Orifice Sizing
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by Aasya Abdennour, Product Support Engineer at Engineered Software, Inc. PIPE-FLO® Professional version 16.1’s new orifice and meter sizing functionality allows users to quickly determine the appropriate device size needed based on desired requirements. Meter and orifice calculations are...

Calculation Changes from v16.0 to v16.1
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by Jeff Sines, v16.1 Project Manager Several changes were made to calculations in version 16.1 that may change the results seen in v16.0 compared to v16.1. The magnitude of these differences depends on the following factors: devices in the piping system model liquid vs. gas applications presence of laminar flow for liquids proximity...

Using the K, Cv, Kv Calculator
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by Jeff Sines, Senior Product Engineer Version 16.1 of PIPE-FLO Professional, PIPE-FLO Professional Lite, and Flow of Fluids introduced the K, Cv, Kv Calculator in the modeling of installed valves and fittings of a pipeline. A value of the Resistance Coefficient (K), Flow Coefficient (Cv), or Flow Factor (Kv) can be calculated and...

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