Two Drifters Distillery

Pumping Molasses at the Two Drifters Distillery

Albany Pumps have a long history of pumping molasses, which is a surprisingly difficult fluid to deal with.  We’re delighted that we have a new customer using an Albany AP09 gear pump to pump molasses in their distillery.  The ‘Two Drifters Distillery’ in Exeter is making rum and stands out from the crowd with their […]

Albany Gear Pump working on compressor lubrication

Lubricating Compressors

We’ve just received some photographs of Albany GC type OEM Gear Pumps lubricating compressors.  Some of these units are on off shore vessels, some located in oil and gas sites and some in power plants.  Some pumps are in enclosures to reduce noise levels, and they are generally running around 90-100°C.  We have many years […]

New Albany GF Range of Foam Concentrate Fire Pumps

The new Abany GE range of foam concentrate external gear pumps has been specifically designed to pump low viscosity foams and water.  These pumps are ideal for customers who want to run their pumps on water for trials or tests, where the cost of foam is prohibitive.  The new design has been on extended test […]

Albany Gear Pump in Firetruck

Albany Pumps the Foam Concentrate in a new Fire Truck

We’ve just received some information and photographs of a new Foam Extinguishing Vehicle built by our customer Desautel at Nievroz, in France. It is one of two for BASF SE’s Ludwigshafen plant. The new vehicles replace two older ones, and aim to significantly improve performance. The new vehicles are more independent and carry a greater […]

Diesel Powered Fire Foam Pump

Diesel Powered Fire Foam Pumps for Africa

Reliability is paramount for the fire services. The use of a diesel powered foam injection pump as a stand by pump is one way of avoiding interruption from power cuts. Albany Pumps have supplied many diesel powered foam concentrate pumps and recently made a pair of such pumps for a contract in Africa, as can […]

Lubrication Gear Pump

Lubrication Pump Problem Solved

Albany supply many gear pumps for OEM lubrication duties, this example being on a refrigeration compressor for a large company processing salad. We had reports that there was a problem, possibly with the pump. Albany Service Engineers attended and working with the site engineers established that the complex control system for the lubrication circuit, which […]

Stothert & Pitt Pumps Swell Order Book

Albany’s purchase of the manufacturing and marketing rights for the range of pumps previously made by Stothert & Pitt of Bath has resulted in substantial spares orders regularly received and many new pumps being delivered. The SA/SB and SC range of centrifugal, lobe and screw pump designs has earned considerable respect in the process industries. […]

Fast Turnaround On Oil Heat Treatment Fire

Fast response by Albany’s Bradford subsidiary helped a Bradford firm restart production quickly after a serious fire. Disaster struck the customer, a manufacturer of metallic fastenings for the motor industry, when an oil heat treatment line was gutted by fire. The company quickly redesigned the process to prevent a recurrence, but urgently needed nine large […]

Slippery Soap Solution Cleaned Up By GA-HD060 Pump

As a high-volume manufacturer of soaps and other personal care items, PZ Cussons’ factory encountered some “sticky” situations over the years. Liquid soap is unwelcome on factory floors and Cussons, manufacturers of the famous Imperial Leather range, were experiencing rather too much of it at their Nottingham factory. Thorough investigation revealed that a stainless steel […]

Silicone Solution For Dow Corning

An Albany GX gear pump was installed at the Barry, Vale of Glamorgan plant of Dow Corning Limited to carry out a challenging duty. The company needed a pump which would cope with a 4–1 turndown ratio on a silicone process fluid of widely varying viscosity. The pump operates at 5 bar, maintaining the level […]