Our Equipment Supports the Peanut Butter Industry

Since today is National Peanut butter day, Wood Equipment Company wants to highlight that we offer many options for pumping and mixing this delicious but extremely viscous and abrasive substance! Peanut butter is present in many confectionary industry products alongside chocolate, molasses, caramel, and other difficult-to-pump liquids. Generally speaking, a reduced-RPM positive displacement pump is…

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Wood Equipment Helps Cut your Energy Bills!

Today is National Cut Your Energy Costs Day. Wood Equipment would like to remind you that you can substantially reduce your facility’s energy consumption (and electric bill) by upgrading to new technology that has been engineered to more efficient designs as a result of Department of Energy (DOE) standard changes. Pumps and motors are now…

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Wood Equipment Attends the Mid-Atlantic Asphalt Expo and Conference in Richmond, VA

Last week, Wood Equipment Company and @VikingPump teamed up to exhibit at the Mid Atlantic Asphalt Expo and Conference in Richmond, VA. We raffled off a custom-branded RTIC cooler, met a lot of good folks, and helped to educate potential clients about our offerings in the Asphalt industry. Visit https://www.midatlanticasphaltexpo.com/ to learn more about the…

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Our Fabrication Shop Can Troubleshoot and Repair your Pump

Wood Equipment’s Fabrication Shop recently rebuilt a Q-Pumps Model QTS hygienic twin screw positive displacement pump for an aquaculture food industry customer. After disassembling and troubleshooting the pump, it was determined that it had been damaged by metallic debris passing through the wet end. The pump wetted parts were rebuilt/replaced as required, and the twin…

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We Have Hose Pumps!

Wood Equipment now proudly represents the new @Netzsch Peripro Heavy-Duty Peristaltic Hose Pump line. We have some basic models in stock (including Hygienic!) and can customize others based on your specific requirements. These versatile, sealless pumps are useful in a variety of applications, especially with abrasive or shear-sensitive materials, food or chemical metering, and where…

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Pump Applications: Saving Space with a Right Angle Gear

An industrial customer asked Wood Equipment Co. to quote and supply a new Viking Pump Unit to replace an existing older obsolete unit. The customer requested that the unit be compact with a right-angle gear, as their footprint was limited (see “before” picture). Also, the unit was pumping abrasive Mirror and Spandrel Paints, so the…

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Rugged Food Industry Application – Carver Pumps

Wood Equipment Company proudly represents Carver Pumps. Recently, a food industry customer needed to replace several ingredient feedwater pumps due to a materials of construction issue. Wood Equipment was able to find a great fit to replace these pumps with Carver Model GHC close coupled stainless steel pumps. See the embedded pictures of this successful…

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Wood Equipment Company Case Study: Selecting the Right Equipment

In the pumping industry, selecting the correct pump and materials for construction is critical to a successful application. Since nearly every pumping application is different in some way, pump distributors and consumers must understand the nuances of the application from the beginning. “One size fits all” couldn’t be further from the truth! FOR EXAMPLE An…

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