Vibration Institute Meeting Hosted by HydroAire’s 40th Street Pump Service Center

The Vibration Institute held their local meeting at HydroAire’s 40th Street Pump Service Center in Chicago, Illinois, on Tuesday, July 24th, 2012. Bob Jennings, Hydro’s HI-certified training instructor, and Jeff Johnson, Vice President of Hydro’s Pipeline Division, shared their knowledge and expertise during the meeting, which included presentations on the impact of pumps operating at off-peak conditions and the cause and effect of torsional vibration. The meeting also included a tour of the service center and Hydro’s 5000HP Pump Performance Test Lab. For information about the Vibration Institute or to schedule a tour of the Test Lab, please contact Ken Babusiak at 312-738-3000 or visithttp://www.vi-institute.org/.

GE and Hydro Align to Better Serve Customers

GE Energy and Hydro Inc. Partner to Deliver a Single Point of Contact for Your Critical Pumping System Needs

GE Energy and Hydro Inc. have combined their expertise and capabilities for the driver-driven component train. This new approach to addressing pumping system components helps mitigate risk to you while increasing quality, delivery and performance. GE Energy is the global market leader for large motor and mechanical drive turbines repair in the industrial and utility markets. Drawing on decades of product manufacturing, GE can combine exclusive access to motor and steam turbine drawings, design engineering, field engineering and shop repair resources to properly service your “driver” equipment. Continue reading

Hydro Parts Solutions Opens in Texas

Hydro uses state-of-the-art technology to solve parts needs.

Hydro is pleased to announce the addition of a new Hydro company based in the Houston area. Hydro Parts Solutions Inc. will support pump users with parts needs, including difficult-to-source cast parts such as impellers, diffusers,

discharge heads, casings, bowls and suction bells. Continue reading

HydroAire’s Nuclear Certifications Renewed

Having served the nuclear industry since 1990, HydroAire’s pump service center in Chicago, IL, is happy to announce the renewal of their certificates on May 15th, 2012. HydroAire was originally awarded the ASME N-Stamp on May 8th, 2009, the NR-Stamp on July 7th, 2006, and the ASME NPT-Stamp on May 26th, 2006. HydroAire’s Quality Assurance Program complies with 10 CFR Part 50, Appendix B, ASME Section III and ASME Section XI. The Program, which is on a 3-Year Audit Cycle, has been audited and accepted by the Nuclear Procurement Issues Committee (NUPIC) Joint Audit # VA06092. For more information on HydroAire’s comprehensive pump aftermarket services for the nuclear industry, call Michelle Preusser at 630-329-7579.