Archive for the ‘Component Pump Parts’ Category

Monitor your pump online – at any time, at any place

Friday, December 8th, 2017 von admin

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The generation of maintainers who check the condition of pumps on a daily basis by listening and touching the equipment is dying out. Nevertheless, pumps must operate reliably. To solve this problem, BestSens has developed the Bearing Monitoring System, BeMoS for short (Figure 1).

BeMoS monitors roller bearings in machinery and plants from the very first second of operation. What is so special about it is the underlying technology:

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Technical Paper: API-all-steel coupling with optimised performance

Friday, November 24th, 2017 von admin

Marc Egelwisse

In the Arpex all-steel multi-disk coupling the Flender GmbH, a 100 %-held Siemens subsidiary, is marketing a coupling that has proved itself over many years. Marc Egelwisse, product manager for Arpex couplings, and his team have further developed this series with a focus on three aspects:

  • increase in the specific power,
  • optimisation of the areas of application and
  • reduction of complexity of the type series.

The results show it was worth it:

  • 70 to 100 % higher torque,
  • 40 % greater angular misalignment,
  • 10 % higher maximum speed and
  • 14 instead of the 42 design variants existing hitherto.

“Because of the high torque capacity and the optimised speed and bore capacity of the new N-Arpex we are confident that we are offering what is at present the world’s best-performing coupling”, says Egelwisse.

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John Crane: Metallic membrane coupling

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 von admin

The Metastream T Series are metallic membrane couplings acc. API 610 and API 671 for pump drives

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OPW: New Dry Disconnect Couplings

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 von admin

This range of dry disconnect couplings, named Twist-Lok, has been specifically designed to be fully interchangeable with other dry disconnect couplers. The Twist-Lok has also been manufactured in accordance with the Nato Stanag 3756 standard, and features 316 stainless-steel construction and an integral heavy-duty swivel to aid connection and minimize hose wear. In addition, this new coupler is designed with safety features for the operator, such as the ability to be fully interlocked when connected, while it includes a locking mechanism in the open position. Product selectivity is also available via mechanical keying to minimize risk of cross contamination.

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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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Inpro: Bearing Isolator for Pumps

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 von admin

The Bearing Isolator extends bearing life by increasing protection against contamination ingress and lubrication loss. The original Bearing Isolator, a simple two-piece design, consisted of a rotor and stator interface to keep contaminants from entering the bearing housing. Now, the next generation of Bearing Isolators has been presented.

The VB45-S Bearing Isolator utilizes a patented XX Interface coupled with an enlarged contamination chamber to achieve an IP66 rating, the standard for ingress protection against both harmful dust particulates and powerful water jets from all directions. For superior protection against lubrication loss, the VB45-S utilizes an enlarged D-Groove to capture oil and return it back to the bearing housing or a grease band to block grease from traveling down the shaft and escaping from the bearing housing.
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Wilden: Pure-Fuse diaphragms for hygienic applications

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 von admin

Wilden_Pure-Fuse-DiaphragmPure-Fuse diaphragm technology incorporates a one-piece design that eliminates product-trap areas between the outer piston and diaphragm that can harbor bacteria, a critical consideration for hygienic applications. This patented design also provides an unbroken fluid-contact surface for CIP capability and reduced contamination risks. Pure-Fuse combines food-grade plastics and elastomers with a stainless-steel core using no adhesives or nylon fabric that can contaminate process fluids in the event of a breech. In addition, by eliminating the outer piston Pure-Fuse diaphragms experience reduced abrasion, which results in longer diaphragm life.

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Durit: Increasing wear protection, reducing maintenance costs

Thursday, June 25th, 2015 von admin

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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KSB: Mobile app brings Industry 4.0 to all pumps

Friday, May 15th, 2015 von admin

KSB_Sonolyzer_001The KSB Sonolyzer app is based on an algorithm that has been integrated in PumpMeter units for five years now, of which well over 30,000 have already been sold.
The smartphone-based application does not require knowledge of the individual characteristic curve or any additional technical data of the pump set to be measured, however, and can also be used with pumps from other manufacturers. Users can utilise the app to determine the load at which each centrifugal pump driven by a fixed-speed asynchronous motor is being operated. The following data must be entered for this purpose: the motor rating, the rated motor speed, the head and the flow rate of the pump. This information can be read from the name plate affixed to every pump.
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Colfax/Allweiler: Intelligent pump monitoring

Monday, February 9th, 2015 von admin

!cid_BC04ED4BA47951C436EB@TENNCOMSINAIN-1000 is a platform, developed specifically for Allweiler pumps that are used in operationally-critical and environmentally-sensitive applications. IN-1000 improves safety while reducing operating costs. The core of the system is a software program developed by Allweiler.
The new Smart Platform can be used in straightforward condition monitoring to complex monitoring activities. This includes operational monitoring of several pumps for simultaneous fulfillment of safety and operating-cost requirements. Examples include monitoring of pressure, temperature, leaks, and vibrations. The system may also be expanded with standard industrial sensors.
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