Case Studies

Product and Service Studies

O-Head Eliminates Excessive Vibration in Power Plant’s Pumps

O-Head Eliminates Excessive Vibration in Power Plant’s Pumps

A US based electric company supplies power to over 300,000 customers. Owing to aging infrastructure, their circulation pumps began to experience vibration issues. This situation has been completely rectified by fitting the pumps with the ITT Goulds Pumps O-Head.

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Short Delivery Time for 3000 HP Mainline Crude Pumps Met Thanks to Creative Thinking

Short Delivery Time for 3000 HP Mainline Crude Pumps Met Thanks to Creative Thinking

A Texas pipeline company issued a request for three large mainline Model 3610 units for a crude pumping station. However, they needed them in just 36 weeks after receipt of order. The usual approach to shipping and aligning the pumps and motors at the factory was completely rethought by ITT Goulds Pumps in order to successfully meet this tight deadline.

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Out Of The Box Solution to a Pipeline Company Request

Out Of The Box Solution to a Pipeline Company Request

A natural gas liquid pipeline company headquartered in Texas, requested two Ethane injection pumps of different sizes and capacities to run in parallel. ITT Goulds Pumps responded with a creative proposal that generated a range of savings and operational benefits for the company. 

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Sea Water Fire Jockey Pumps – Offshore Platform

Sea Water Fire Jockey Pumps – Offshore Platform

ITT Goulds Custom Drop-In Replacement with Increased Reliability

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Save $1M with Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)

Save $1M with Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)

How (TCO) Total Cost of Ownership can = Serious Savings: This article provides a real life TCO savings example that saved one company more than $1.2 million annually.

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Don't Replace It!

Don

Are you replacing perfectly good tires? You just might be, and it might be costing you thousands. Look to one of the experts at ITT Goulds Pumps to help you find out.

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Penny Wise Pound Foolish?

Penny Wise Pound Foolish?

Are you penny wise pound foolish? Sure … You can drive your car twenty thousand miles before changing the oil. You can brew a second pot of coffee with old grounds. And you even can go knee-deep into water to get your golf ball … but is it worth it?

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Aftermarket Bogeys Fail to Perform

Aftermarket Bogeys Fail to Perform

Cutting Costs with OEM Parts: There's a lot more than purchase price to consider when replacing pump parts. Can your operations afford the risk of simply buying on the cheap?

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Custom Replacement Pump Improves Oil Refinery Capacity

Custom Replacement Pump Improves Oil Refinery Capacity

A refinery located in Oklahoma, USA requested that the PRO Services’ Aftermarket team review a capacity constrain they had with an obsolete pump which was installed the 1950’s. The pump was too small for today’s operations and it was no longer able to meet the new process requirements.

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Custom Hydraulic & Mechanical Upgrade Transforms Refinery Reliability

Custom Hydraulic & Mechanical Upgrade Transforms Refinery Reliability

A large crude oil refinery in the UK approached PRO Services for a solution to a longstanding problem with existing non-Goulds Pumps’ OEM OH2 style re-boiler pumps, which had been identified as bad actors with a history of high vibrations, flow issues and frequent seal failures. The replacement pumps had to fit within their current site footprint and use their existing motors to minimize costs.

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Slurry Pumping Solution for the Aggregate Industry

Slurry Pumping Solution for the Aggregate Industry

The XHD provided 4 times the life of the previous pump. The customer was so pleased with the XHD’s performance they purchased a second XHD in all chrome iron and relocated the existing rubber lined pump to another location.

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Slurry Pumping Solution for Iron Ore Mining

Slurry Pumping Solution for Iron Ore Mining

With ITT Goulds Pumps, the customer’s pumps now run over 8 times longer than their previous pumps.  

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Intelligent Monitoring Delivers Real-Time Pump Performance Data

Intelligent Monitoring Delivers Real-Time Pump Performance Data

An energy efficiency and reliability study helped one plant save $1 million annually by avoiding downtime.

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ITT Goulds Pumps XHD Solutions: Mill Discharge Application

ITT Goulds Pumps XHD Solutions: Mill Discharge Application

XHD delivers reliable performance and reduced Total Cost of Ownership at a Silver Mine in Mexico.

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Russian Oil & Gas Operation Increases Efficiency

Russian Oil & Gas Operation Increases Efficiency

ITT Goulds Pumps increases efficiency in one of the world’s largest oil and gas operations, based in Russia

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Soluciones para la industria minera con la bomba Modelo XHD de ITT Goulds Pumps: Aplicación en bombeo de relaves (o colas)

Soluciones para la industria minera con la bomba Modelo XHD de ITT Goulds Pumps: Aplicación en bombeo de relaves (o colas)

Solución para el bombeo de pulpa mineral durante la extracción de mineral de oro

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ITT Goulds Pumps XHD Solutions: Tailings Application

ITT Goulds Pumps XHD Solutions: Tailings Application

Slurry Pumping Solution for Gold Ore Mining

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Tank Transfer Applications

Tank Transfer Applications

Tank transfer and unloading applications provide a number of unique challenges that PumpSmart is uniquely designed to manage.

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Rail Car Unloading Applications

Rail Car Unloading Applications

Rail car, or tank, unloading applications provide a number of unique challenges that PumpSmart is uniquely designed to manage.

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ProSmart Prevents Thrust Bearing Failure Model 3600

ProSmart Prevents Thrust Bearing Failure Model 3600

PromSmart Condition Monitoring System installed to troubleshoot bearing failures.

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Wireless Vibration Monitoring System

Wireless Vibration Monitoring System

A 1,050 MW power plant adds a state of the art monitoring system

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Augusta Newsprint Solution

Augusta Newsprint Solution

Plant Performance Services adds smarts to one pulp-mill pump and saves $720,000

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ITT ProSmart® condition monitoring system

ITT ProSmart® condition monitoring system

Refinery slashes repair costs and reduces chance-of-failure incidents.

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ITT PumpSmart® pump controlsystem

ITT PumpSmart® pump controlsystem

Dairy plant significantly reduces energy costs, saves millions of gallons of water

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Copper Mine Solution

Copper Mine Solution

Plant Performance Service helps acid pumps dissolve performance problems and generate $10 million in revenue

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PumpSmart’s Pre-engineered Multi-Pump System

PumpSmart’s Pre-engineered Multi-Pump System

Multi-pump systems provide a cost-effective and flexible solution for pumping applications with highly variable flow demands. With this approach, low demands can be managed by a single pump, and as demand increases, one or more additional pumps can be operated.

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Ethanol Overview

Ethanol Overview

Ethanol production is increasing to meet the demands of alternate energy fuels. PumpSmart can be used to provide automated and more reliable processes for ethanol production.

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Boiler Feed Applications

Boiler Feed Applications

Reliably managing multi-pump applications.

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The Seawater Solution

The Seawater Solution

ITT Goulds Pumps makes mining operations practical and more efficient—in the driest place on Earth.

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