Fluid Dynamics

Alfa Laval SRU rotary lobe pump

Lobe pumps provide reliability

By Rick Pendrous

Alfa Laval SRU rotary lobe pumps have been engineered to provide reliable performance, trouble-free operation and good energy efficiency for demanding applications in the dairy, food and beverage sectors.

Ice cream production has benefited from research into its structure and flow

Fluids technology helps to mix it up

By Rick Pendrous

Many food manufacturers are missing out on the latest advances in fluids engineering, which help improve throughput, while enhancing the stability of products, according to an expert in the field.

Smart lifting and slowdown with new pallet truck

Smart lifting and slowdown with new pallet truck

A new pedestrian powered pallet truck has been introduced by Yale Europe Materials Handling, which is said to offer enhanced productivity capabilities and a smoother and more efficient operator experience.

Vegetable producer's new pump's attractive advantages

More slurry flow, fewer blockages

AB Produce supplies prepared vegetables to the food wholesale, retail, catering and processing sectors. It decided to install a third EZstrip cake pump from Nov Mono when it was having problems with its system of screw augers, steel collection bins, macerators...

Dairy company's new cream line

High flow but gentle handling works for cream

Tasked with installing a new cream line at Rodda’s Cornish creamery, engineering supervisor Paul Johnson chose a MasoSine SPS2 sanitary process pump supplied by Watson-Marlow Pumps Group.

Pumps think positive displacement

Pumps think positive displacement

AxFlow UK has added the new Waukesha MDL Series pump to its product portfolio. With nine models available, giving capacities of up to 124m³/h and differential pressures of 10 bars, this rotary lobe positive displacement pump has been developed for medium-duty...


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