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Mar 2 2020

Cooling Tower Start-Up Recommendations
As many areas of the country begin to thaw out, it will soon be time to start-up cooling towers. This is ...
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Maintenance Technician Checking Pressure Meters For House Heating System

Feb 19 2020

Common Venting Boiler Safety Relief Valves and Natural Gas Valves
As is the case with most projects, the mechanical rooms are too small to allow for a simple installation of the ...
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Training is a major priority at Fluid Handling

Aug 30 2019

Why Training is Hot at Fluid Handling
Do you need to increase your knowledge of steam or hydronic technology? Fluid Handling can help you with all your training ...
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Pump variable frequency drives

Nov 6 2017

Pump Variable Frequency Drives: Why Do Seals Fail When the Pump Runs Too Slow?
It is well documented that varying the speed of a pump to meet part-load conditions is a great way to save ...
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Unilux Hot Water Boiler

Jun 15 2017

Unilux Boilers
THIS MONTH'S FEATURED PRODUCT - Unilux Boilers Unilux Boilers is home to the world's original 5-pass forced draft bent tube design. ...
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Condensing Gas Boiler

May 28 2017

Condensing Boilers
When an old cast iron boiler fails, the decision arises as to whether a condensing boiler would be worth the added ...
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Landscape Of Meadow Field With The Changing Environment

Apr 28 2017

Super Freakonomics and Global Warming Solutions
I picked up a copy of the 2011 book, Super Freakonomics by Levitt and Dubner yesterday. I had very much enjoyed ...
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MYTH FACT Concept Words

Feb 22 2017

Pump Myth #4: My Pump Was Factory-Aligned So I Don’t Need to Worry About Alignment
Generally, a flex-coupled pump will be aligned (that is, the motor and pump shafts will be aligned) prior to shipment, either ...
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MYTH FACT Concept Words

Feb 15 2017

Pump Myth #3: I AM Adding Glycol to My Existing Hot or Chilled Water System. No Big Deal
Well, it may or may not be a big deal. There are a number of issues to consider. We will not ...
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MYTH FACT Concept Words

Feb 7 2017

Pump Myth #2: My Motor Must Be Bad – It Feels Really Hot
While feeling a person's forehead to test their temperature might be a good indication of that person's health, the "feel test" ...
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MYTH FACT Concept Words

Jan 28 2017

Pump Myth #1: Backward Rotation
Over the next few blogs, I will attempt to address some myths that exist regarding centrifugal pumps. Today we will talk ...
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Flash Steam

May 20 2016

Flash Steam
This video demonstrates flash steam. Technical content and video created by: Fluid Handling, Inc. & Bill Armstrong, PE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QV1OmZ_FfO4
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Iron Oxied Rusty Water Pipes

May 12 2016

Iron Oxide
This video demonstrates just how important it is to keep the system as clean as possible. Technical content and video created ...
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Micro Bubble Separator

May 9 2016

Micro Bubble Separator
This video demonstrates just how effective the Micro Bubble Separator is. Technical content and video created by: Fluid Handling, Inc. & ...
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Technician Repairing An Hot Water Heater

Jul 20 2015

12,000 Gallons Saved, Comfort Achieved
For most homeowners hot water needs is a fleeting thought in an overwhelming series of multiple thoughts throughout our day.  We ...
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Maintenance Technician Checking Pressure Meters For House Heating System

Jul 15 2015

Training, a Never Ending Concept
Most of us involved in the hydronic industry either consider ourselves knowledgeable, or are fortunate enough to know someone who is.  There ...
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