Almatec: AODD pumps increase safety and flexibility

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 by admin Posted in Chemical, In Gerneral, Pump Technology

Almatec_CXRThe new CXR Series AODD pump is an extension of Almatec’s CX Series family of general-purpose pumps. CXR Series pumps are available in four sizes: 10, 20, 50, and 130. The main benefit of the CXR pumps is their design flexibility, which allows them to be used for a number of different low- to medium-duty applications, such as a drum pump.

All CXR models can easily be converted from ball to cylinder valves, and vice versa. Incorporating ball valves is ideal for liquids containing particles, while cylinder valves are ideal for transfer applications requiring superior suction lift.

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KSB: Pump Operation Check as a new service

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 by admin Posted in Energy Efficiency, In Gerneral, Industry News

Pump operation check; Auslesen des PumpMeters; Hans HeldEspecially designed to determine the savings potential of fixed-speed pumps

Worldwide, several thousand fixed-speed pump sets have already been equipped with the PumpMeter monitoring unit. Based on the load profile this unit records for the pump, KSB experts provide tangible recommendations for action to increase the efficiency and availability of the analysed pump.

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Rheinhütte: 85 pumps for fertiliser plant in Saudi Arabia

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 by admin Posted in In Gerneral, Industry News

RCE_DWH_125_320_20x17Largest single order in company’s history: The Umm Wual phosphate project in northern Saudi Arabia, concerned with the conveyance of the country’s rich deposits of phosphates, is currently being implemented on behalf of Ma’aden (Saudi Arabian Mining Company). The deposits will, among other things, be processed to produce NPK and DAP fertilisers. To this end, Ma‘aden has commissioned the construction of a new plant for the production of fertilisers at the Waad Al-Shamal phosphate industrial complex. The plant will be designed and built by the Spanish industrial plant manufacturer Intecsa Ingenieria Industrial SA. Ma’aden Phosphates Company, one of the largest fertiliser producers in the world, will act as plant operator.

Up to Spring 2015, Friatec AG – Division Rheinhütte Pumpen will supply a total of 85 complete pump units for this plant.

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Oerlikon Leybold: Complete pumping systems for architectural glass

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 by admin Posted in Vacuum Pumps

OLV PIC 3Within the various application of coatings for architectural glass and large area coatings as such, the demand for high-quality functional glass is soaring, especially for Low-E glass in functional combinations with other glass types. The requirements for the manufacturing of such quality glasses are high and heavily dependent on the quality of the vacuum processes involved. At the Glasstec Exhibition in Duesseldorf, Germany 21-24-October 2014, Hall 12, Booth F37, Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum will show its specialized products covering the fore vacuum and the high vacuum range of the production chain.

www.oerlikon.com/leyboldvacuum

Waukesha: Tilt pad thrust bearings for up to 300 °C

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 by admin Posted in Component Pump Parts, In Gerneral, Pump Drives

WB_HidraxHTThe new Hidrax™ HT thrust bearings are developed for high-temperature applications in electric submersible pumps. These pad bearings can sustain unit loads of 8 MPa (1160 psi) at oil bath temperatures up to 300°C (572°F).

Technological advances in steam-assisted gravity drainage are increasing operating temperatures and placing increased demands on the thrust bearings located in the motor seal/protector section of the electric submersible pumps string.

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KEPL wins 3 Gold Trophies at Quality Circle Forum Convention

Monday, October 13th, 2014 by admin Posted in In Gerneral, Industry News

Team KEPL receiving trophyPune-headquartered KEPL, a Kirloskar Brothers group company, was awarded Gold Trophies at an event organised by the Pune Chapter of Quality Circle Forum of India (QCFI) at their 29th Annual Convention on Quality Concepts.  KEPL teams from CMM Inspection, Pump Machine shop and Turbine Machine shop departments presented case studies on quality improvement in the manufacturing process and shared their success stories. KEPL participated in this event with the Kaizen theme “Quality in everything” which is one of the prime values of the company.

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Chromacon and Lewa sign licensing agreement

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 by admin Posted in In Gerneral, Industry News

Agreement covers intellectual property relating to continuous processing of biopharmaceutical manufacturing products.

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Top 10 posts on Δ p Global Online in September 2014

Wednesday, October 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. Hermetic: Liquid ring vacuum pumps in titan and Hastelloy
  3. PumpBase3 Catalog Builder for Windows XP/Vista/7/8
  4. Inpro/Seal: Intelligence in Shaft Grounding
  5. Netzsch: 2014 Global Product Leadership Award
  6. KSB: Major order for Vietnam refinery
  7. Bornemann: Hermetically sealed twin- screw pump with magnetic coupling
  8. Argal: Pumps made of fiberglass
  9. Prüftechnik: Precision laser shaft alignment
  10. WEG: New permanent-magnet motor surpasses IE4 standard

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

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Netzsch: 2014 Global Product Leadership

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 by admin Posted in In Gerneral, Industry News

For the second time since 2011 the ‘Global Product Leadership Award in Progressive Cavity Pumps for Oil and Gas’ will be presented to Netzsch by Frost & Sullivan, the U.S.-based growth partnership company. In its motivation statement, Frost & Sullivan explains that the 2014 was issued by evaluating total client experience and strategy implementation excel-lence using a scorecard, including 10 benchmark criteria for both product leadership and management culture, which has set Netzsch clearly apart from the other companies in the field.

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ITT Bornemann: Twin-Screw-Pump receives EHEDG EL Aseptic Certificate

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 by admin Posted in Biotechnology, Food Beverage, In Gerneral, Pharmaceutical, Pump Applications

slh_4g_big_cyan_kleinSingle-flow hygienic Twin-Screw-Pumps, type SLH from ITT Bornemann, have been successfully installed in many applications in the food-, beverage and pharmaceutical industry for many years. It is one of the main functions to pump high viscous fluids. Because of the high rotational speed range (up to 3600 rpm) it is also possible for the pump to handle low viscous products with a high flow velocity. So it is possible to use the SLH Twin-Screw-Pumps also for the CIP-Process.

To reach the high criteria of hygienic design ITT Bornemann designs the pump inside and outside in best way without loss of functionality. As a result the pump is EHEDG EL class 1 certified and also 3-A registered. Now the SLH-4G Twin-Screw-Pump reaches the next level: EHEDG EL Aseptic Certificate. The certificate underlines the hygienic design of SLH-4G Twin-Screw-Pump and confirms the possibility to operate in aseptic applications.

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