Abel: Focused on Mining

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 by admin Posted in In Gerneral, Industry News, Mining, Pump Applications

abelTwo 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.

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Top 10 posts on Δ p Global Online in June 2015

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 by admin Posted in In Gerneral

The actual Top 10 posts on Δ p GLOBAL Online:

  1. Lewa: Safe pumping of sour crude oil
  2. Almatec: Flexible choice of product connections
  3. KSB: Mobile app brings Industry 4.0 to all pumps
  4. KSB: New canned motor pumps
  5. Lewa: New subsidiary in Russia
  6. Kirloskar Brothers Ltd. exhibit at Achema 2015
  7. Dickow delivers 200.000st pump to Eastman Chemical
  8. Abel: Hydraulic Triplex Diaphragm Pumps at Achema
  9. KBL: New canned motor pump series
  10. BBA: Emergency pump units for nuclear power plant

Here the actual Top 10 on the German  Δ p Online

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GEA acquirers Hilge from Grundfos

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 by admin Posted in In Gerneral, Industry News

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.”

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EagleBurgmann acquires Tianjin Nibot Seal Technology

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 by admin Posted in Gaskets Seals, In Gerneral, Industry News

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.”

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Durit: Increasing wear protection, reducing maintenance costs

Thursday, June 25th, 2015 by admin Posted in Component Pump Parts

DuritImage_2015_04Pumping 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

  • rotors,
  • control elements,
  • bearing sleeves,
  • plain bearings,
  • and hubs,

which are exposed to abrasive media.
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EagleBurgmann: Flange Integrity Management

Thursday, June 25th, 2015 by admin Posted in Gaskets Seals

EagleBurgmann PG FIMWith the new Flange Integrity Management (FIM) program and specially equipped service units, such as trailers or containers, EagleBurgmann offers customized service in the plant directly on site. The FIM full package includes all necessary services from training the assembly personnel (EN1591-4) to performing analyses, flange inspections, seal packaging, assembly and complete documentation. The provision and production of seals, the deployment of experienced gasket specialists for valves and pumps, or jobs such as the turning of sealing surfaces on site are advantages for the operator.

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Lewa: New Triplex process diaphragm pump

Thursday, June 25th, 2015 by admin Posted in Chemical, In Gerneral, Oil / Gas, Pump Applications, Pump Technology

abb1The G3M, a heavy-duty, medium-sized triplex drive unit, was originally developed to bring re-liquefied boil-off gases from LNG tankers to a high pressure level, rendering these gases usable for the ships’ propulsion system. As a rugged workhorse, it is also ideal for various other applications, including use in the chemical industry or for offshore applications on oil platforms. The Lewa Triplex G3M process diaphragm pump was one of the main exhibits of Lewa GmbH at Achema 2015.

The G3M is an intermediate size product in the Lewa portfolio that attains a maximum output of 200 kW thanks to its stroke length of 120 mm and a rod force of 125 kN. It is intended for use primarily in the oil and gas industry, as well as the chemical process industry. The chief application in the former sector is injecting monoethylene glycol and methanol. In the process industry, a wide variety of pumping tasks in pressure ranges between 40 and 750 bar can be managed. Other possible applications include handling highly flammable materials such as vinyl acetate, slurry in the wet oxidation or high-pressure metering of liquid ammonia.

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Kirloskar Brothers Ltd. exhibit at Achema 2015

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015 by admin Posted in In Gerneral, Industry News
Sanjay Kirloskar, CMD KBL

Sanjay Kirloskar, CMD KBL

India’s leading company Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL), which specializes in fluid management, will showcase its solutions at Achema 2015 to be held in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, from 15th to 19th June. KBL’s sister concern Kirloskar Ebara Pumps Ltd. (KEPL) as well as its 100% subsidiary SPP Pumps will also participate in the exhibition to showcase their expertise.

KBL is the flagship company of the US $ 2.1 billion Kirloskar Group and a global fluid management solutions provider and the largest manufacturer and exporter of centrifugal pumps and valves. KBL has a strong global presence with operations in Asia, Africa, Europe, Middle East and North America.

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Top 10 posts on Δ p Global Online in May 2015

Monday, June 1st, 2015 by admin Posted in In Gerneral, Industry News

The actual Top 10 on Δ p GLOBAL Online:

  1. KSB: New canned motor pumps
  2. Almatec: Flexible choice of product connections
  3. KBL: New canned motor pump series
  4. Abel: Hydraulic Triplex Diaphragm Pumps at Achema
  5. Hapag Lloyd chooses electronic pump control from Colfax
  6. Mouvex: Eccentric Disc Pumps for up to 5.7 m³/h
  7. KTR: Pump coupling for explosive atmospheres
  8. Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum celebrates 165 years vacuum technology
  9. Lewa: Safe pumping of sour crude oil
  10. KEPL: Pumps for highly critical refinery application

Here the actual Top 10 on the German  Δ p Online

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Lewa: New subsidiary in Russia

Thursday, May 28th, 2015 by admin Posted in In Gerneral, Industry News
Martin Fiedler, Alexey Ulitko, Igor Bichev, Stefan Glasmeyer, Andre Stadler (f.l.t.r.)

Martin Fiedler, Alexey Ulitko, Igor Bichev, Stefan Glasmeyer, Andre Stadler (f.l.t.r.)

Lewa transformed its joint venture, which had been in effect since October 2011, to a fully fledged subsidiary. The complete acquisition of the company paved the way to invest in the expansion of the subsidiary and to improve its position in Russia. In this region, the main focus is on the oil and gas market, but the process industry also plays an important role.

The new structure will enable Lewa to fulfill its wish of better serving the requirements for pump and system operations in the region. At the same time, Lewa plans to expand the on-site service capacities.
“Through our own subsidiary, we will be able to create more added value in the region, which our customers there greatly appreciate. Therefore, the contract signing will help us improve our market position over the long term,” exclaims Glasmeyer, explaining the effects of the acquisition.

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