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Wilden: New Diaphragms for Industrial Applications

Monday, May 22nd, 2017 von admin

The new Chem-Fuse diaphragms are specifically designed for industrial applications. The Chem-Fuse diaphragm technology eliminates the potential leak point at the outer piston as well as outer piston abrasion. This is crucial for industrial applications that pump abrasive or dangerous fluids. The diaphragm design also offers easy cleanability for faster changeovers between products. These features allow Chem-Fuse diaphragms to enhance productivity, reliability and safety.

An additional benefit of Chem-Fuse diaphragms compared to other reduced-stroke integral piston diaphragms is the use of a large integral piston and full-stroke shaft that provides greater efficiency. This design allows Chem-Fuse diaphragms to provide up to 100 % increased flow and suction lift compared to other diaphragms.

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Tapflo: USP VI approved pharmaceutical pumps

Thursday, May 18th, 2017 von admin

The independent, Swedish, family owned, manufacturer and global supplier of air operated diaphragm pumps introduces the USP approved (United States Pharmacopoeia) hygienic PE pump. The Pharmaceutical series is developed in co-operation with one of the world leading supplier to the biotech market. It is produced to serve the biotech- and pharmaceutical industries in numerous applications.

Main features are:

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KSB takes action against brand and trademark infringers

Monday, May 8th, 2017 von admin

Within the framework of the globalisation and digitalisation of business models, large-sized and high-priced investment goods are now also sold over the Internet. Unfortunately, this is also leading to a sharp increase in brand and trademark infringements regarding offers made on online platforms.

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Achema 2018: Call for Papers for Congress and Praxisforums

Thursday, May 4th, 2017 von admin

Contributions to the congress program and Praxisforums of Achema 2018 can be submitted as of now. Scientists from industry and research institutions are invited to submit their papers until September 22, 2017 via internet (www.achema.de/congress). About 800 presentations at Achema from June 11-15,  2018 will showcase results from application-oriented basic research through to applied research and development. (more…)

Sulzer: Key Safety Pumps for the Kilpilahti Power Plant

Thursday, May 4th, 2017 von admin

Sulzer has secured two pump orders from Técnicas Reunidas for the Kilpilahti combined heat and power plant in Porvoo, Finland. The plant is currently owned by Neste, Veolia, and Borealis. The orders comprise 12 feedwater pumps and 11 Ahlstar pumps, which will be manufactured by Sulzer in Germany and Finland respectively.

Técnicas Reunidas is acting as an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractor for the construction of the Kilpilahti project. Three new steam generators with a capacity of 450MW of thermal heat and a power output of around 30MWwill be installed. The power plant will comply with the latest environmental regulations, including the European Commission’s Industrial Emissions Directive (IED).

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Top 10 posts on Δ p Global Online in April 2017

Monday, May 1st, 2017 von admin

The actual Top 10 posts on Δ p GLOBAL Online:

  1. KSB motors IE5 classified
  2. Flotronic: The One-Nut Design for hygienic AODD
  3. Inpro: Bearing Isolator for Pumps
  4. KBL: A Step towards Food Sufficiency
  5. KSB: New drives reduce variant complexity of pumps
  6. Grundfos delivers continued increase in profitability
  7. Daurex: An evolution of progressing cavity pumps
  8. Wilo celebrates start of construction works in Dubai
  9. Tapflo: New distribution point in Australia
  10. Gather: From laboratory to production via pilot plant 

The actual Top 10 posts on  Δ p Online in German:

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Sulzer: Repair of variable speed drives reduces costs and downtime

Thursday, April 20th, 2017 von admin

As the legislation surrounding the efficiency of electric motors continues to tighten, the volume of variable speed drives (VSDs) in service increases. Often specified by the motor manufacturer as part of the original installation – or retrofitted to improve efficiency – the drive contains both hardware and software that is designed to work with a motor in a specific application. So, what happens if the drive ceases to operate? Brian Park, Regional Sales Manager for Scotland at Sulzer, looks at the advancing technology and the maintenance processes that need to keep pace.

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KSB France opens major service centre in Aix-en-Provence

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 von admin

The new KSB Service Workshop represents a four million Euros investment in a region where the company has had a presence for over 38 years. The new facility houses the Rhône Méditerranée regional office and a 1450m² service centre in a purpose-designed building. The spacious service workshop, which is the largest facility of its type in the region, offers high quality services for the repair of pumps, valves and rotating equipment of all types and brands. The facility occupies a central geographical location for the industrial areas of the region, including: Vitrolles, Berre, Mede, Lavera, Port de Bouc and Fos sur Mer, as well as Aix, Toulon, Marseille and Avignon.

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Blackmer: Screw Pumps for Bitumen Transfer Applications

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 von admin

Traditionally used as a cement binder for hot-slab paving, liquid bitumen must be handled at very high temperatures in order to keep it at a workable viscosity. However, even at high temperatures liquid bitumen can be an extremely viscous and shear-sensitive product. Therefore, shipyard operators and tanker owners demand a pumping technology that has been specifically designed to transfer highly viscous liquids over great distances. Realizing the importance for pumping equipment that feature the design and performance characteristics required for transferring highly viscous liquids, Blackmer offers its S Series Twin Screw models for these marine applications.

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KSB: New drives reduce variant complexity of pumps

Thursday, April 6th, 2017 von admin

At this year’s Hannover Messe KSB is presenting a new, smart drive solution for fixed speed pumps. With the new MyFlow Drive, which is fully compatible with Industry 4.0, the fixed speed levels at the motor can be set to individual requirements. This provides the user with planning reliability as the flow rate of the pumps can be increased or decreased quickly and easily.

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