The pump testing laboratory at Flowserve Corp., Taneytown, Md., was approved through the Hydraulic Institute's laboratory approval program.

Via the HI program, OEMs and other pump test laboratories work with a third-party auditor to develop and maintain accurate, uniform and repeatable pump testing protocols. The program helps participating organizations improve their current laboratory procedures and policies as well as adhere to the requirements of the international test laboratory accreditation standard (ISO 17025) concerning test measurement equipment.