Vacuum Pumps Designed For Long-term Operation In Harsh Food Processes

Vacuum pumps are used in the food industry for various applications such as packaging, processing, and pneumatic conveying. They are used to create vacuum environments to preserve food quality and extend shelf-life by reducing oxygen levels, removing moisture, and reducing the growth of organic microorganisms. In food processes, where the food product and surrounding environment … Read more

Vacuum Pumps For Power Generation

Vacuum Pumps are supportive and important in power generation, as they remove non-condensable gases (nitrogen and hydrogen) from the condenser. This makes the condenser work more effectively in removing spent steam from the discharge of the turbine. Some other types of pumps used in power generation include: Feedwater pumps are liquid pumps, not vacuum: the boiler … Read more

How To Gain Energy Efficiency In The Paper-making Process With The Operation Of Liquid Ring Vacuum Pumps

The paper-making process requires significant energy to create the vacuum necessary for dewatering the pulp and paper by removing moisture from the press fabrics. Liquid ring vacuum pumps can provide opportunities to improve energy-efficient solutions for this process. Here are some ways to gain energy efficiency using liquid ring vacuum pumps in the paper-making process. … Read more

What is a “Liquid Ring” in Liquid Ring Vacuum Pumps

Liquid ring refers to a type of vacuum pump that uses a rotating ring of liquid to make pistons compress the gas captured. Liquid ring pumps are used in industrial applications, including vacuums for liquid-solid separation in filters, pneumatic conveying, distillation, and vaporized drying. The pump consists of an impeller or rotor with vanes that … Read more

Aerzen USA Acquires Vooner Flogard® Corporation

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Coatesville, PA – On January 19, 2022, Aerzen USA announced the acquisition of Vooner FloGard® Corporation, headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, with manufacturing operations in Greeneville, TN. Vooner is a premier manufacturer of vacuum pumps and vacuum system components. “The acquisition of Vooner’s assets increases Aerzen USA’s capabilities and application knowledge and provides us with … Read more

How Vacuum Pumps Contribute to the Food Industry

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Vacuum pumps serve a wide variety of different purposes. They are instrumental devices in the pulp and paper industries. Vacuum pumps are also widely used in mining, power generation, and chemical sectors.  What’s most impressive is that a vacuum pump is an integral component in the food manufacturing industry. Stainless steel pumps in particular are … Read more

The Benefits Of Vacuum Pumps


Vacuum pumps, invented in 1650, had become a huge break for the modernization and progress in the aspects of machinery, equipment, and engineering. Until our current time, vacuum pumps are heavily in demand when it comes to business and commercial production, automotive, and other mechanically-driven activities. As the technology grows, so is the function of … Read more

Vooner Supplies a 316 SS Flue Gas Compressor Assembly — Under Budget


A fine paper producer in the southeast recently purchased a new CVN Vooner compressor assembly. This flue gas compressor was needed for handling increased production for their precipitated calcium carbonate mill. The customer decided to upgrade from their existing “coated” carbon steel compressors to a solid 316 stainless steel model. In order to meet the … Read more

Vooner Engineers Pulp Washer Showers

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The wires on bleach drum washers can become plugged with oxalate and debris buildup reducing the capacity of a drum washer. An oscillating high pressure shower supported off the doctor blade holder can keep the wire clean but attention must be paid to design and materials for a successful installation. A southern mill now has … Read more