Archive for the ‘Shipbuilding’ Category

Centrifugal pump with smaller footprint

Thursday, May 17th, 2018 von admin

A next-generation redesign of the Allmarine MA-S and MA-C series from Allweiler now provides more vertical installation options for centrifugal pumps with axial inlets in marine and general service applications.

The Allmarine MA-S with spacer coupling and the MA-C, a closed coupled version, not only consume a smaller footprint but also offer a special foot design to help assure stability of the pump in heavy seagoing conditions. A shorter, lighter design modifies the suction flange with integrated fixing holes for pedestal mounting of the foot to the ship foundation.

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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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Hapag Lloyd chooses electronic pump control from Colfax

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 von admin

Hapag Lloyd will equip ships of the 13,200-TEU Hamburg Express class and other vessels with the CM-1000® pump control system. The CM-1000 system controls the flow rates of seawater cooling pumps based on the temperature of the fresh water and the current need for coolant. As a result, the amount of seawater pumped into the seawater cooler matches requirements, saving electrical power on board the ship.

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Colfax: Pump Monitoring for Intelligent Sea Water Cooling

Friday, September 12th, 2014 von admin

cm-1000 (2)The pump monitoring system CM-1000 Series is now available with a new active valve control functionality. This option delivers energy savings of potentially up to 85 percent. It also reduces maintenance by up to 50 percent and provides safer operation, short term return-on-investment and long term savings for total ownership.

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