Do I need a suction strainer for my new pump?

Do I need a suction strainer for my new pump?

Many of my customers ask “WHY DO I NEED A SUCTION STRAINER FOR OUR NEW PUMP?” For all new VIKING PUMP positive displacement pump package and CRANE centrifugal pump package proposals we submit – there will be a separate line item for a recommended suction strainer. Below are the primary reasons: PRODUCTION DOWNTIME VIKING internal […]

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The Single Most Effective Way to Protect Your Pumping Process

As a pump applications engineer, oftentimes I find myself immersed in characteristics of a fluid being pumped or customer flow requirements or a myriad of other pump package design conditions. While all these details are pertinent to delivering a properly functioning package, I must also remind myself that this package will be but a small […]

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Make sure you have the Right Viking Pump for your Job

Some things can be made to work; but just because it works doesn't mean it's the best approach. I had a customer in Columbus who was metering vegetable oil to spray on baked goods on a conveyor belt. The excess oil would drain to a pan and was then screened before recirculating to the pump. […]

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