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Gardner Denver PZ9 Positive Displacement Mud Pump

Gardner Denver PZ9 Positive Displacement Mud Pump with D398 CAT Engine by Power Zone Equipment

Power Zone Equipment was contacted by a company that was involved in a major horizontal boring project to deliver fibre optic cables from Oregon, USA to Australia. This project utilized both Power Zones’s engineering department, rebuilding capabilities, part replacement, and their testing facility to ensure the package was delivered fully tested, ready for service and compatible with the environment it was required to operate in. Read More
Greg Sanchez

Industrial Pumping & Pump Types | Oil & Gas, Pipelines, Dewatering, & Well Drilling Pumps

Projects in completely different environments and in separate industries show what it takes to design and deliver pump equipment for fluid handling requirements in the oil and gas industry, mining, and major drilling projects, and construction. Production Foreman for Power Zone Equipment, Greg Sanchez, joined Crownsmen Energy to explain the multiple stages of inspecting, designing, engineering, fabricating, and supplying pumps for major industrial applications around the world. Read More
Power Zone - Don Toews

Selling and Servicing Small vs Large Oil Field and Pipeline Companies

The oil and gas industry is a mix of large companies who generate more income annually than some countries GDP and small operators that own companies with only a handful of employees. What they hold in common is a need to be as efficient as possible within their budgets. However the approach and needs for a 5,000 employee publicly traded company compared to a 5 person family owned business are distinctly different. In this interview clip from The Crownsmen Podcast our President Don Toews lays out three ways a large oil field operator differs from a small one when purchasing equipment plus one bonus tip that applies to both. Read More
Power Zone - Don Toews

Rebuilt vs. Refurbished vs. Reconditioned Centrifugal and Reciprocating Industrial Pumps

Is there a difference between rebuilt, refurbished, or reconditioned? One guy thinks that refurbished is a higher grade than rebuilt and the next guy thinks exactly the opposite, so I don’t know if I actually have the answer” Is our President Don Toews’ initial response when asked about the ongoing debate within the used equipment industry. He is quick to point out that if it is done right the only difference between a new and used piece of equipment is one starts with molten liquid steel and one with solid steel… and if you can’t get it back to new condition don’t sell it as such. Here are some ways to understand what should be done to restore a pump and what to expect when buying used. Read More
Cost & Lead Time Advantages When Buying Rebuilt Pumps

Cost & Lead Time Advantages When Buying Rebuilt Pumps

Purchasing a rebuilt pump from Power Zone Equipment gives you many advantages including quicker lead time than buying new pumps and also a substantial cost savings while receiving equipment that can be as good or better than new. President of Power Zone Equipment Don Toews sat down with The Crownsmen Podcast to explain Power Zones Equipment’s role in this fast growing sector. Read More
Selling Centrifugal & Reciprocating Pumps & Engineering Industrial Fluid Handling Systems

Selling Centrifugal & Reciprocating Pumps & Engineering Industrial Fluid Handling Systems

Our President Don Toews sat down with The Crownsmen Podcast to examine the ins and outs of supplying the oil and gas and mining sectors with industrial pumps. At Power Zones we deal with some of the most complex systems to manage fluid handling operations during the oil and gas extraction process including oilfield water management and drilling waste management. In this interview you not only hear our story but also how Don came to found the company. Learn how we have evolved to offer more than used pumps to now offering industrial pump engineering services in not only the USA but around the world. Read More
Moving & Managing Water & Oil On Fracking Sites - Centrifugal Pumps & Positive Displacement Quintuplex Pumps

Moving & Managing Water & Oil On Fracking Sites - Centrifugal Pumps & Positive Displacement Quintuplex Pumps

Fracking is now a key part of the oil and gas industry with thousands of fracking sites across North America. President of Power Zone Equipment Don Toews sat down with The Crownsmen Podcast to explain Power Zones Equipment’s role in this fast growing sector. Because fracking is typically done at very high pressure, Positive Displacement Quintuplex Pumps are the most commonly used at fracking sites. However the frack water supply is done with centrifugal pumps because you are required to move the water right to the pumping site. In areas such as Wyoming in the coal bed methane they don't need as high pressure but they need higher volumes so they'll use a centrifugal pumps. Read More
Pump Industry Expert Joe Sammons joins Power Zone Equipment

Pump Industry Expert Joe Sammons joins Power Zone Equipment

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Center, Colorado, February 5th, 2019

 

Power Zone Equipment Inc, a national leader in pumping equipment design and packaging is pleased to announce the addition of Joe Sammons to its team of professionals. Joe joins the company as Gulf Coast Business Development and Sales Manager for Power Zone. In this capacity Joe will leverage his 38+ years of experience to increase Power Zone’s market penetration. 

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Engineering Calculations

Engineering Calculations for Designing and Building Industrial Fluid Handling Pump Systems

Designing and building pumps and packaged pumps systems involve challenging scenarios where complex pump calculations for any type of fluid handling requirements. These calculations are required for manufacturing and remanufacturing industrial pumps, as well as engineering custom fluid handling solutions. There are several common calculations that are used for many industrial pumps that you will find in oil fields, agriculture, mine operations, and construction. Read More
Power Zone Equipment Parts

Parts of a Pump | Components and Workings of a Pump

Pumps are used to move fluids in a variety of applications. From small to big applications mostly everyone is familiar with the type of pump required. However, what makes a pump work? In other words, what are the parts or components of a pump which make it work the way it does? Read More