Kirloskar Ebara Pumps Limited (KEPL) has successfully completed the testing of indigenously-developed API steam turbine ‘K-TUR’, which is being supplied to Indian Oil Corporation Limited, Vadodara facility as a driver for the Boiler Feed Water Pump. The test was conducted at KEPL Kirloskarvadi works in Maharashtra.
Pumps, Compressors and Vacuum Technology
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Since its foundation in 1855, Crane has been “a symbol of manufacturing excellence, expanding alongside the global industrial revolution and shaping the growth of industry worldwide”, according to a company’s statement. “Crane ChemPharma & Energy, the consolidation of former businesses Crane ChemPharma Flow Solutions and Crane Energy Flow Solutions, is proud to be a part of the company’s illustrious history, delivering solutions to the fluid handling challenges faced by the industry’s most demanding applications.”
Kirloskar Brothers Ltd (KBL) launched the technologically advanced GK-P pump series. GK-P is a process pump used for handling various types of chemical liquids from various process industries. It is an end suction centrifugal process pump having discharge capacity upto 500 m³/h at 1450 rpm. With a size ranging between 25 mm to 150 mm, the pump can handle temperatures in the range of -50 ⁰C upto +350 ⁰C. The wide range of smooth hydraulics will meet the customers’ requirements and promote better efficiency of the product. The back pullout design will help in easy and quicker maintenance.
PVPC Expo Middle East 2015 is a top quality professional exhibition, which will run between 15th to 17th, December, 2015 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center,UAE,Middle East. It is organized by Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, UAE Contractors Association and Global Fair International.
Two big cone valve solid handling pumps of the SH series have been installed at a gold and silver mine in Peru actually. The pumps will be used for the backfilling of tailings on 4800 meter above sea level. The capacity per pump is 95 m³/h paste against a pressure of up to 100 bar.
The actual Top 10 posts on Δ p GLOBAL Online:
- Lewa: Safe pumping of sour crude oil
- Almatec: Flexible choice of product connections
- KSB: Mobile app brings Industry 4.0 to all pumps
- KSB: New canned motor pumps
- Lewa: New subsidiary in Russia
- Kirloskar Brothers Ltd. exhibit at Achema 2015
- Dickow delivers 200.000st pump to Eastman Chemical
- Abel: Hydraulic Triplex Diaphragm Pumps at Achema
- KBL: New canned motor pump series
- BBA: Emergency pump units for nuclear power plant
Here the actual Top 10 on the German Δ p Online
GEA has acquired Hilge, a leading supplier of hygienic pumps, especially stainless steel pumps for food and beverage applications. The company is based at Bodenheim, Germany and generated with about 150 employees revenues of more than EUR 35 million in fiscal year 2014. Hilge’s product range is complementary to the offering of GEA’s flow components portfolio. The transaction remains subject to approval by the anti-trust authorities.
“With the acquisition of Hilge, we continue implementing our M&A strategy to fill technological gaps by acquiring accretive specialist companies which complement our product portfolio”, commented Juerg Oleas, CEO of GEA. “Hilge strengthens our position as a leading supplier of equipment and provider of solutions in hygienic and aseptic process environments.”
EagleBurgmann, a Joint Venture of the Freudenberg and EKK Group, acquired Tianjin Nibot Seal Technology Co. Ltd., the Chinese company in Tianjin, to 100% on June 19, 2015. Tianjin is a major industrial center and an important seaport in the northeast of China, approximately 145 kilometers from Peking. The acquired company is an experienced specialist with regard to maintenance, retrofit, repair and service of gas seals in the e.g. oil&gas and petrochemical and chemical industry sectors. Over many years it has made a very good name for itself with international end users at the northeast coast of China. “The acquisition is important to us in so far because it noticeably boosts our strategic alignment towards the end user business in China, making us even more competitive,” says Dr. Stefan Sacré, CEO of EagleBurgmann. “In addition to our successful business with compressor manufacturers, our newly acquired experts now let us offer even better and more long-term service for gas seals.”
Pumping of abrasive slurry or chemical reagents demand for maximum efficiency and work pace increasing wear of the applied components and thus all associated maintenance costs in pump technology as well. More and more frequently, seal and packing rings of pumps are made of ttungsten carbide – a sinter material. Additional fields of application for tungsten carbide components in pump engineering include
- control elements,
- bearing sleeves,
- plain bearings,
- and hubs,
which are exposed to abrasive media.
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