Archive for the ‘Energy Efficiency’ Category

New series of Low Energy Air Diaphragm Pumps

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 von admin

Tapflo named its new pump series “TC Intelligent pumps”. The main step forward is the LEAP technology – ‘Low Energy Air Pump’. This is a patented technology used in AODD pumps to reduce the minimum operating air pressure by reducing internal losses and friction.

“LEAP uses an indirect system to detect the position of the diaphragm shaft controlling the diaphragm movement automatically”, explains Colin Wreyford Technical Director at Tapflo.

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KSB at BrauBeviale 2018 in Nuremberg

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018 von admin

Vitachrom with SuPremE motor, PumpDrive and PumpMeter

KSB Group will be showcasing its comprehensive range of pumps and valves for sterile/hygienic applications and support processes at Brau Beviale 2018 in Nuremberg from 13 to 15 November 2018.

Naturally, the focal point of KSB’s presentation will be the five hygienic food pump type series Vitachrom, Vitacast, Vitalobe, Vitaprime and Vitastage. Because of the large number of design variants the pumps are offered in, they are ideally suited for almost any pumping task in the fields of liquid or viscous food transport. The pumps’ excellent cleaning and steaming in place (CIP/SIP) capabilities are promoted by the almost complete lack of dead volume, the electropolished wetted components and the use of high-grade stainless steels. All pumps belonging to the Vita series have been awarded the certificates common to the industry, such as EHEDG, and their elastomer components conform to FDA standards.

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Affinity Law RPM

Sunday, September 16th, 2018 von admin

In this edition of the Centrifugal Pump Minute, the specialists of Grisworld take a look at the Affinity Laws that help govern the performance of your centrifugal pumps. This video focuses on the Affinity Law that can be used to predict pump performance when changing speeds.

Affinity Laws help govern the performance of centrifugal pumps

Thursday, August 16th, 2018 von admin

In this latest edition of the Centrifugal Pump Minute, the specialists of Grisworld take a look at the Affinity Laws that help govern the performance of your centrifugal pumps.

Learn how to easily estimate a pump’s performance when the impeller diameter is changed.

 

 

 

Pumps cut power consumption at Palazzo Grassi in Venice

Thursday, August 16th, 2018 von admin

One of the most important museums of contemporary art in Italy, the famous Palazzo Grassi in Venice, is able to considerably improve its energy balance due to the use of pumps with highly efficient, intelligent drives. The pumps and valves to modernise the heating and air-conditioning systems were supplied by pump manufacturer KSB.

For a building of historical and architectural significance, maintaining a particular room temperature and humidity as well as air quality is a costly and major challenge. After a careful analysis of the energy consumption, those responsible for building management started an extensive refurbishment project in 2015. Planning and installing a completely new pumping infrastructure in a historic building presents a great challenge since the building was not designed for such equipment.

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New app simplifies pump operation

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 von admin

This new KSB app called ‘FlowManager’ can be used to operate and configure the PumpDrive 2 and PumpDrive 2 Eco variable speed systems. It can also be used to adjust the fixed speed of MyFlow Drive to the optimum operating point. The new KSB FlowManager app features all of the familiar basic functions from previous versions of the MyPump Drive app and supports both IOS and Android devices. It is available for download from the iTunes Store and Google Play Store free of charge.

The app’s main functions can be summarised under the terms operation and monitoring.

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New end-suction single-stage centrifugal pump

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018 von admin

The new CPE ANSI process pumps are specifically designed to exceed the strictest energy regulations for all industries as well as the requirements of ASME B73.1. With new hydraulics and high efficiency, these Sulzer pumps offer low life cycle costs.

The new CPE pumps meet the process requirements in a variety of industrial applications, and are suitable for use with clean or slightly contaminated liquids, viscous liquids of up to 3’000 cSt, and fibrous slurries with a consistency up to 6 %.

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Turning data into value: optimizing pipeline profitability

Monday, June 4th, 2018 von admin

The Blue Box by Sulzer is a set of software services leveraging the Internet of Things (IoT) for asset optimization and real-time predictive maintenance. Using Sulzer’s Advanced Analytics Engine, Blue Box encompasses the capabilities of data capture, integration, visualization and big data analytics tied together for the explicit purpose of improving the reliability, efficiency and performance of physical assets. It also includes the concepts of condition monitoring, predictive forecasting and real-time actionable insights through remote process transparency. All data analysis components including data modeling, real-time predictive analytics and machine learning are performed in the Sulzer secure cloud platform. Further, this cloud-based solution simplifies regulatory compliance with a minimal IT footprint and was designed to be easily scalable.

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Siemens extends synchronous-reluctance drive systems

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 von admin

Siemens is extending its portfolio of Simotics synchronous-reluctance motors to include the two new shaft heights, AH90 and AH225. With these new additions, the company is addressing calls from renowned manufacturers of pumps.

The motors are available in a power range of 0.55 to 45 kW, and now also with rated speeds of 1,500 and 3,000 min1. In conjunction with the recently launched Sinamics Reluctance Control License, precise encoderless closed-loop torque control is possible down to a standstill. The license enables field-oriented (vector) closed-loop control even when at a standstill – reliably eliminating the possibility of the synchronous motor “stalling” at any time even if the load inertia is not known.

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Converter handling simplified by new module for wireless commissioning

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 von admin

The new Sinamics G120 Smart Access Module enables the wireless connection of mobile devices such as tablets, smartphones or laptops over WiFi to the Sinamics G120, Sinamics G120C and Sinamics G120P pump converter series, making for considerably simpler converter handling.

The module is set up in a few simple steps using a conventional web browser and any standard operating system. The web server functionality eliminates the need to download any additional software. With its intuitively structured user interface and menu guidance, the module offers outstanding user convenience.

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