Andy Cruse

Paving the way for a cleaner planet

by Andy Cruse

The environment is the lifeblood of our planet, but it's become a pressing concern that it's not treated with the respect it rigthly deserves. It's a far cry from the condition it should be in. But by making subtle changes, and adopting greener processes, the ideal world in which we seek could become a step closer.

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Are you looking for fast, accurate, repeatable blending or mixing?

by Andy Cruse

Whatever recipe you are blending, mixing or formulating - food, beverage or pharmaceutical - there's one ingredient that can put the whole process at risk. A human. So introducing an automated in-line or batch blending system to the mix will increase efficiency, productivity and repeatability of your process. And if it's an ERIKS system, it can do even more.

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A New Generation of Diaphragm Pumps

by Andy Cruse

Extensive testing has suggested that a large amount of energy required in a pump was to overcome the resistance in the pump and used to fill dead space in the air chambers. While another major issue is pumps stalling when turned down to lower air pressures to save energy or being pumped against a closed valve.

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Time to think about the winter

by Andy Cruse

Sorry. We know the summer has hardly been and gone, but we've already had the longest day, the nights are drawing in, and soon, facilities managers all over the country will be thinking about turning their heating pumps back on - which means now's the time to make sure they are as efficient as they can be.

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Pressure System failure is not an option

by Andy Cruse

In Silicon Valley they say "Fail early, fail fast, fail often." That may be okay when you're developing a new software app, but it won't wash with pressure equipment. Failure here can release compressed liquid, steam or other gases, can start a fire with escaping flammable liquids or gases, and can even cause a life- or property-threatening blast. So at ERIKS, we say "Test regularly, test correctly, don't fail at all."

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How Progressive Cavity Pumps Keep Progressing

by Andy Cruse

It’s 10 years since SEEPEX revolutionised progressive cavity pump efficiency, with the launch of Smart Conveying Technology (SCT), but their drive for optimum pump performance hasn’t stopped there. 

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Choosing the Right Chemicals Pump

by Andy Cruse

Choosing the right chemicals pump is a matter of concentration. While everyone knows that sulphuric acid, for example, is exceptionally corrosive, its corrosiveness depends on its concentration and temperature. So which material to choose for a pump when sulphuric acid is the pumping medium is not as simple as it might seem.

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Top Ten Tips for Pump Efficiency

by Andy Cruse

Energy efficiency is a rising priority for all businesses, yet understanding the energy consumption of critical equipment (namely pumps) is less understood. Andy Cruse, Technical Director for our Flow Control Division provides us with his Top 10 Tips for pumps efficiency.

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Maximise your Pump Efficiency

by Andy Cruse

Did you know that pumps are the largest users of motive power in the industry? But they also waste 50% of the energy they consume… scary statistics.

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ERIKS Flow Control Technology Centre

by Andy Cruse

Accuracy, speed, safety and automation are essential ingredients in a flow control system, and that’s the recipe ERIKS’ flow control engineers work with, in order to resolve batching, dosing, formulating and Clean-in-Place issues. Whatever the problem, ERIKS flow control experts have the knowledge and understanding to create a solution from the ground up.

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