Friatec Rheinhütte: Chemical pump made of metallic materials

Friday, July 18th, 2014 by admin Posted in Chemical, In Gerneral, Pump Technology, Δ p Video Channel

The RCE pump is a chemical pump made of metallic materials. It is developed for heavy-duty applications in chemically aggressive and abrasive media with or without a solids content, in chemical processing technology, the primary materials industry and other areas of industry. Typical applications are molten salt, pitch, tar, sulphur, etc.

This video shows details of the RCE series:

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Andritz: Dewatering flooded mine tunnels in South Africa

Thursday, July 17th, 2014 by admin Posted in In Gerneral, Industry News, Mining, Pump Applications

South Africa is currently dealing with the problem of acid water because underneath the old gold mining city of Johannesburg is a lake which contains heavily contaminated water, which spreads horizontally and vertically into the abandoned pits of the former gold mines.  Meanwhile, the water line has reached a critically high level, as determined by the specialists from Andritz Ritz, which was given the first order to drain the mine water in 2010. The execution of the project was delayed by four years however, and it was only in spring 2014 that two powerful submersible motor pumps were installed in the middle of Johannesburg city centre, in the so-called “Central Basin”, with each pump capable of bringing 1,500 m³/h of water to the surface.

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KSB: Major order for Vietnam refinery

Monday, July 7th, 2014 by admin Posted in In Gerneral, Industry News, Oil / Gas

KSB_RPH_Pump (2)KSB got a contract to supply 189 process pumps for the new Nghi Son refinery in Vietnam. The location is situated around 200 kilometres south of Hanoi in the Tinh Gia district. The plant under construction is Vietnam’s second refinery and is due to enter operation in 2017.  The pumps will be used in crude oil distillation and aromatic compounds production. Depending on the fluid to be handled, the casings will be made of either steel or stainless steel. Impellers, shafts and casing wear rings will be manufactured from corrosion-resistant stainless steels.

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Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum: Atex Certificate for Steel Degassing Vacuum Systems

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 by admin Posted in In Gerneral, Vacuum Pumps

OLV PIC 2 (2)In all processes for steel degassing under vacuum gases and vapors are formed that might be dangerous. Essentially CO and H2 as well as the vapors of volatile metals are released from the steel surface. Explosion protection in vacuum plants especially those that generate a large quantity of CO by the use of oxygen for decarburization so far has been assured by overpressure flaps at the metallurgical reaction vessels, alarm devices for water leakage, sensors for pressure and temperature as well as emergency venting with nitrogen. With the introduction of mechanical vacuum pumps efficient installations for gas cooling and dust separation became necessary.

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Top 10 posts on Δ p Global Online in June 2014

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 by admin Posted in In Gerneral, Industry News

The following posts on Δ p Global Online have been most clicked in last month:

  1. DST presents a new magnetically coupled centrifugal pump
  2. ITT Bornemann: Hermetically sealed twin- screw pump with magnetic coupling
  3. WEG: New permanent-magnet motor surpasses IE4 standard
  4. Wilden shows new air distribution system for AODDP
  5. 6th China International Chemical Technology & Equipment Fair
  6. KSB: Pumps for the world’s most modern coal-fired power plant
  7. KSB: Software for building services consultants
  8. Prüftechnik: Precision laser shaft alignment
  9. DAB: Efficient re-use of rainwater
  10. KSB: Hot water recirculation pump without external cooling

In the same periode on Δ p Online – the German pumps + systems plattform – these posts are most clicked:

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Xylem: New on-line selection merges brands

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 by admin Posted in In Gerneral, Industry News

A multi brand online pump selection tool for

  • Flygt,
  • Lowara,
  • Godwin,
  • Goulds Water Technology,
  • Vogelpumpen

has been released by Xylem, enlarging pump selection capabilities. Xylect is a comprehensive product database with advanced search functions that helps customers to find and select the right product. Existing products from all brands are now merged into the same system to offer customers a one stop selection job.

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Ruhrpumpen: Water injection package for FPSO

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 by admin Posted in In Gerneral, Industry News, Oil / Gas, Pump Applications

rhur1Ruhrpumpen recently sold a water injection package that consists of two booster pumps (SCE 10X8X16) and two main pumps (SM 6X13X10). The 2.3 MW driver for the SM pump operated by a variable frequency drive. The base plate, that also will carry the lube oil system, is designed as a 3 point support version. This is a special design for platforms and FPSO´s (Floating Production Storage and Offloading). The 3 point support will protect the pump unit from stresses due to the twisting of the ship.

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KTR: New subsidiary company in South Africa

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 by admin Posted in In Gerneral, Industry News, Pump Drives

KTR further expand their international presence having founded KTR Couplings S. A. (Pty.) Ltd. Based in Johannesburg. The South African national subsidiary will take up business under the management of Gavin Wayne Doran, General Manager, as of July 1st, 2014.

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KSB: New heat transfer fluid pump in in-line design

Monday, June 16th, 2014 by admin Posted in In Gerneral, Industry News, Pump Applications

131202_Etaline-SYT_01 (2)Yet another addition has been made to KSB’s comprehensive range of heat transfer fluid pumps: In April the Frankenthal-based pump manufacturers introduced their new Etaline SYT series. The single-stage volute casing pumps are designed with suction and discharge nozzles on the same axis, which is also referred to as in-line design. The piping layout for such pump sets can be kept very simple, so they are an ideal choice for compact heating systems and confined spaces.  The pumps cater for

  • a maximum flow rate of 316 m³/h and
  • heads of up to 69 m.

Etaline SYT pumps handle hot water as well as mineral and synthetic thermal oils at temperatures of up to 350 degrees Celsius. Robust in design, the new pumps are particularly suited to the rough conditions experienced in heat transfer systems.

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VDMA: International Rotating Equipment Conference 2016 again in Düsseldorf

Monday, June 16th, 2014 by admin Posted in In Gerneral

On September 14 and 15, 2016 the “International Rotating Equipment Conference – Pumps and Compressors” will take place for the third time: Four years after the last event held in Düsseldorf, the VDMA Pumps + Systems, Compressors, Compressed Air and Vacuum Technology association and the EFRC (European Forum for Reciprocating Compressors) will again unite its three forums under one roof: the 4th International Compressor Users Forum, the 11th International Pump Users Forum and the 10th EFRC Conference. The tried-and-tested concept will also be maintained in 2016: “As a result of the many responses received we already expect more than 100 lectures and various panel discussions together with the world’s leading manufacturers and users, “said Christoph Singrün, Managing Director of VDMA Pumps + Systems.

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