Month: April 2013

Cutter Pumps

The Problem: Three (3) Cornell Model 6NHTB’s had been installed and working at the site since 2007. The original operating conditions were 1800 gpm @ 97 feet TDH for each pump, at 1200 rpm. The station had been experiencing flow interrupting blockages 1 – 2 times per week, caused by excessive amounts of non-digestible, uncommuted solids in the collection system…. Read more »

Business lends Cornell pump to Thai Government to help ease historic flooding

The Problem: Flooding destroying lives and disrupting businesses. Monsoon flooding of Thailand began in July 2011, and continued for months—pushing southward from the highlands to the capital. More than 500 people died and the lives of 2 million more were disrupted. A pump distributor in Bangkok was preparing a Cornell 14NHG-RP-F18DB pump for a customer… Read more »

Michigan County Selects a Cornell Pump to Replace Failing System in Pump Station

The Problem: Previous installation of vertical line shaft and dry pit pump design. The station was becoming increasingly expensive to maintain and operate. Adding to maintenance issues were the pump station’s age and location—it had been operating for more than 30 years within a floodplain. The station was flooding several times a year, requiring costly repairs… Read more »

Construction Company Increases Aggregate Production With Cornell Technology

Saves more than $30,000 annually through new installation efficiency and productive increases A large California construction company boasting more than 5000 employees had a seepage problem. As one of the top ten producers of both aggregate and sand/gravel products, the company wanted to extract aggregate from around a gravel pit that frequently filled with water,… Read more »

Hydraulic Subs

Canadian Mining and Power Operator Utilizes Hydraulic Submersible Pumps in Unique Applications Cornell’s Hydraulic Submersible 6NNT Pumps Put to the Test—and Deliver! Abrasive slurry, temperature swings of more than 100 degrees Fahrenheit, remote locations…any of these things would test a pump system. A Canadian mining and power company faced all three obstacles to transfer solids… Read more »

Redi-Prime® Helps Uptime and Costs on a Slurry Pumping System

In 2011 a local mining operation in the Pacific Northwest approached a Cornell Distributor for a solution to recurring pump failure/maintenance issues. The mine had been using a leading manufacturer’s self-priming trash pump to move light slurry, with a specific gravity of 1.1, from a collection area to a silt clarifier. With a design flow… Read more »