Archive for the ‘Pump Applications’ Category

Sulzer at Power-Gen Europe

Monday, June 12th, 2017 von admin

The Power-Gen Europe will take place at Cologne, Germany, from June 27–29. Sulzer is showcasing high-performance pumps for efficient operations of

  • fossil-fired — including combined-cycle,
  • nuclear, and
  • renewable

power generation projects.

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CP Pumpen: 14 PFA lined magnetic drive chemical process pumps

Monday, June 12th, 2017 von admin

The Swiss pump manufacturer CP Pumpen AG received a order from a worldwide leading producer in the chemical industry. Within a base process, the MKPL pumps will ensure the safe and reliable handling of the fluid. The PFA lined process pumps deliver a performance from 0.5 to 400 m3/h for a total head of 3 to 90 meters. They are used to handle hot and/or highly concentrated acids, bases, solvent and diffusing fluids within a temperature range of -20°C up to +200°C.

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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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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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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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Flotronic: The One-Nut Design for hygienic AODD

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 von admin

UK specialist pump manufacturer Flotronic Pumps Limited was founded by Lew Norris in 1981. The engineering design consultancy ‘Norris Brothers’ had been involved in the design of  specialist pumps since 1952.  Lew Norris’ new company pioneered the air-operated, double-diaphragm ‘One-Nut’ pump. Flotronic’s ‘One-Nut’ design allows quick pump disassembly for inspection, cleaning and maintenance – delivering a massive benefit for pump users in terms of reduced down-time, particularly as the pump can be inspected or maintained in line without disconnection of pipework. Flotronic remains the only British-owned specialist manufacturer of air-operated, double-diaphragm pumps in the UK.

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KBL: A Step towards Food Sufficiency

Thursday, March 9th, 2017 von admin

Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL) has partnered for food sufficiency with the Government of Senegal, a country in Western Africa. Before 2005, Senegal’s irrigation infrastructure was under-developed. Government of Senegal was not able to meet the expected food sufficiency levels of the country because of the haphazard irrigation techniques. For achieving better means of livelihood, the Government of Senegal felt the urge to resolve the issue of unemployment among the rural youth and stop their exodus to cities.

The major challenge faced by Senegal was the need for skilled labour. In North Senegal, lack of proper irrigation equipment was identified as the foremost problem. Even though there was abundant water available in the Senegal River, there was no mode to direct it to the fields in sufficient quantities required to irrigate rice. Alongside, South Senegal was grieving over existence of excessive saline surface water for irrigation purposes. The feasible alternative was to tap ground water in order to receive a supply fit for the yield.

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KSB: New variable speed system for HVAC applications

Monday, February 6th, 2017 von admin

Etaline pump with PumpDrive Eco

This year’s ISH trade fair in Frankfurt will see KSB present a new 230 V version of its motor-mounted PumpDrive Eco variable speed system. Available for motor ratings ranging from 0.12 to 1.1 kW, this new version has been specially tailored to the requirements of HVAC applications.

PumpDrive Eco features sensorless differential pressure control which comes preset for use with Etaline L. All key parameters relating to pump and motor data are also set at the factory. This reduces the time required for pump set commissioning.

Alongside wireless Bluetooth modules for permanent installation supplied optionally, Bluetooth couplers are now also available. These can be plugged onto the service interface of PumpDrive Eco from the outside. This arrangement improves usability by also allowing communication with systems that do not have their own BT interface. The myPumpDrive app enables users to communicate with the system and make settings via smartphone.

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Hermetic: 1 meter shaft = 15 meters immersion depth

Thursday, January 26th, 2017 von admin

As a replacement to conventional submersible pumps, the manufacturer Hermetic supplied two 8-stage, sealless canned motor pumps. The distinctive feature of the transformation was the customized adaptation of the pumps to the existing plant and its vessels. The pumps were designed for easy installation in the existing tank (with a diameter of 500 mm). The customer, a Swiss fine chemicals manufacturer, thus saves the costly, time-consuming conversion of the existing systems in its production plant.

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KSB: New high-efficiency circulators for OEMs

Monday, January 23rd, 2017 von admin

The high-efficiency circulator range Calio SI type series are intended for use in heating, air-conditioning and solar power systems where they facilitate automatic operation with constant-pressure or proportional-pressure control as well as operation with 0-10 V setpoint input or external control via PWM signal in accordance with VDMA-Einheitsblatt [Standard Sheet].

On the HMI, Dual and EcoMatch variants the user can select the required mode of operation via two pushbuttons on the control panel.

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