April 26, 2024

Pump Cavitation – What Causes it and How to Prevent it

Cavitation can occur in rotating equipment, especially centrifugal pumps. This cavitation can go unnoticed or diagnosed incorrectly. This can lead to issues with production, energy usage, […]
April 20, 2023

How Root Cause Analysis Can Improve Production Reliability

Approximately 20 to 30 % of all industrial maintenance hours are used for Root Cause Analysis, at times called RCA. Time was calculated by counting time […]
October 4, 2022

5 Top Ways Your Equipment Operators Can Improve Reliability

From experience we can tell you your critical equipment and operators are the most valuable assets in your organization. This includes everything from simple machines to […]
August 16, 2022

Top Tips for Improving Pump Reliability

A large section of our industry can regularly use anywhere between a few hundred to several thousand pumps in their facilities. These pumps are connected to […]
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 […]
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 […]
November 6, 2019

Houston Dynamic Now Offers Hydraulic Testing

HDS has over 40 years of experience in all types of rotating equipment repairs, including Sundyne pumps. In fact, repairing Sundyne pumps is a large portion […]
October 18, 2017

Main Pump Types – Rotary

Continuing with our series on the main types of pumps, next in line is the second type of positive displacement pumps, which are rotary pumps. Both […]