ABOUT THE COMPANY
Throughout the world, Flowserve is one of the most trusted leaders in the pump industry. They supply pumps, seals and valves, as well as provide related services to the gas, oil, pulp and paper, water resources, chemical, mining, power, primary metals and other various industries. Flowserve is based out of Irving, Texas, but has about 15,000 employees representing more than 50 countries across the globe, and they continue to grow every year while maintaining a strong local presence in the primary areas they serve.
Flowserve’s goal is to provide innovative solutions that will help move some of the most dangerous fluids and gases. Security and safety are always the top priority when dealing with such volatile media.
Mission & Vision
At Flowserve, they’ve use cutting-edge solutions and vast industry expertise to become a leader in the field of flow management. Not only is it about moving materials, but protecting the environment and the people running the pumps are vital priorities. It’s this kind of attention to quality and safety that enables them to exceed customer expectations every day.
Flowserve leverages new technologies and processes to deliver the best products and services to their loyal customers. They believe in being trusted business partners with each and every client. The staff at Flowserve has a lot to do with that. They are highly-skilled, diverse and knowledgeable workers who uphold the high standards that Flowserve is known for.
The Flowserve corporation was officially established in 1997, but its roots in the flow management industry date back to the 18th Century. What started as Simpson & Thompson grew and evolve over the last 220-plus years with different mergers and acquisitions to become what it is today. With many different heritage brands and sister companies in partnership, its easy to see how Flowserve has become such a recognized leader.
Experience in Motion
This has become the motto at Flowserve, representing their belief in providing knowledge, confidence and expertise in everything they do. As a company, they are always seeking new ideas and technologies that can be implemented into their pumps.
One of the company’s most notable accomplishments are helping move 13 million barrels of oil along the Alaska pipeline. Another is providing water for over 3 million acres in northern Thailand with an innovative irrigation system.
Indeed, the experience of Flowserve keeps the company in motion, but more importantly, any materials you need to pump stay in motion because of their products. They keep your worksite and your business moving smoothly with powerful pumps and exceptional customer service.
Flowserve has built itself around six core values that drive everything they do as a customer-centric culture. They call them the “6 Cs.”
PRODUCTS & SERVICES
Flowserve is one of the world’s premier manufacturers and providers of flow management products and systems. Critical applications include power, gas, oil, water resources, chemical, mining, pulp and paper, primary metals and other general industries where volatile liquids and gases need to be moved.
With its deep roots in the industry, no other pump company has the wealth of knowledge and proven experience like Flowserve when it comes to engineered and pre-engineered pumps, as well as special purpose pumps and systems.
Flowserve offers positive displacement, centrifugal and specialty pumps and systems for various industrial applications. They play a vital role in potable water supply distribution and greenhouse gas reduction.
Flowserve offers the most comprehensive lines of ISO 2858-5199/ANSI B73.1 and ISO 13709/API 610 compliant pump designs. They also offer pumps that are built to globally recognized standards, such as nuclear, ASME and JIS. Flowserve’s pump line includes more than 100 different models.
In addition, Flowserve has developed the Flowselex Portal as a support module to help you select the right pumps for the job. It is a web-based interactive pump selection program that provides accurate data.
An overhung pump has an impeller mounted on the end of the shaft. It is cantilevered (in other words, “overhung”) from its bearing supports. Flowserve offers many different models of overhung pumps suitable for the following industries:
- Industrial Process
- API Process
- Chemical Process
- Slurry and Solids Handling
Between Bearings Pumps
On these pumps from Flowserve, the impeller is mounted on a shaft designed with bearings at both ends. Therefore, the impeller is mounted between bearings in the following styles:
- Single Case – Radially Split
- Single Case – Axially Split
- Double Case
Flowserve offers a line of vertical pumps with a tall design to fit into specific spaces and to pump materials vertically as needed for certain applications:
- Wet Pit
- Deep Well Submersible Motor
- Slurry and Solids Handling
- Double Case
Positive Displacement Pumps
Flowserve positive displacement pump designs have expanding cavity on the suction side to balance with a decreasing cavity on the discharge side. As liquid flows from one side to the other, the volume stays constant for each cycle of operation. Flowserve offers the following types of positive displacement pumps:
Specialty Pump Products
Flowserve produces a wide variety of specialty products and pumps for different industrial applications:
- Cryogenic Pumps
- Cryogenic Liquid Expander
- Hydraulic Decking Systems
- Nuclear Pumps
- Nuclear Seals
- Energy Recovery – Hydroturbine
- Power Recovery – DWEER
- Geothermal Deep Well Submersible Pump
- CVP Concrete Volute Pumps
- Molten Salt VTP Pump
- Axial Flow Pump
- Barge Pump
- Polyolefin Reactor Pump
Flowserve offers a comprehensive line of valves, which can be custom-engineered for specific flow control applications designated by the customer. They can be used in the most severe industries, where high levels of corrosion, extreme temperatures, high pressure rates, nuclear plants and zero fugitive emission situations.
Types of Flowserve valves available:
- Check Valves
- Quarter Turn
- Control Valves
- Globe Valves
- Gate Valves
- Butterfly Valves
- Ball Valves
- Plug Valves
- Severe Service Valves
- Blowdown & Blowoff Valves
Flowserve seals and sealing services are highly trusted throughout the industry. They are utilized on a variety of rotating equipment such as compressors, steam turbines, pumps, compressors and other specialty equipment. Applications include pharmaceutical, chemical processing, oil and gas, mineral and ore processing and other general industries.
Types of Flowserve seals available:
- Standard Cartridge
- OEM & Special Duty
- Lift-off & Dry Running
ADDITIONAL PRODUCTS & SERVICES
In addition to their exceptional lines of pumps, valves and seals, Flowserve offers many other accessories, specialty products and services to support your business:
- Steam Traps & Systems
- Energy Recovery Devices
- Actuation & Instrumentation
- Hydraulic Decoking Systems
- Monitoring & Controls
- Aftermarket Parts
- Engineering & Technical Services
- Education & Training
- Asset Management & Operations
We’ve been working with Flowserve for many years. They are a strong business partner for Cortech because they represent the innovation and quality that are so important to us. We’ve utilized Flowserve pumps, seals and valves in a number of projects worldwide because we know we can depend on their excellent products and incredible customer service.
If you are interested in using Flowserve products or services for your industrial applications, Cortech is happy to help answer any questions you have or make the right decisions when choosing one of their pumps, seals or valves for a specific application. Just give us a call and we’ll do whatever we can to help.