August 28, 2021

3 Ways to Improve the Performance of Your Vertical Pump

We at HDS are experts in all sorts of rotating equipment including vertical pumps used for a range of applications. However, it is important to keep […]
July 7, 2021

Rotary Valve Troubleshooting and Repair

At HDS, rotary valve repairs are common. As a result, we have seen it all. Below, we will share our guide to rotary valve troubleshooting and […]
May 3, 2021

Vertical Pumps and Vibration

All equipment has a natural frequency in which it should vibrate. A common occurrence in vertical pumps that are near to each other is for them […]
April 20, 2021

The Effects of Radial Thrust on Centrifugal Pumps

We are often asked about the reason why centrifugal pumps fail. Some say bearing or seal issues. Perhaps a broken shaft. However, in our experience, the […]
January 15, 2021

Types of Machining Processes

Machining may be generally defined as the process of shaping down a piece of material into an intended design using specialty, power-driven tools. For example, many […]
December 17, 2020

4 Steps to Set Up a Proactive Maintenance Plan

We’ve previously written about Proactive vs Reactive Maintenance – but there is more to say on the topic. It is one thing to know what proactive […]
November 17, 2020

The Importance of Root Cause Analysis

Root cause analysis, also known as RCA, is discovering the root cause of a problem in order to identify the correct solution. RCA also promotes systematically […]
October 27, 2020

Don’t Let Soft Foot Compromise Your Equipment

Soft foot can be one of the leading issues encountered in rotating equipment. It is also known as machine frame distortion and is a complex condition […]