At this year’s Anuga FoodTec in Cologne, Fristam Pumpen will be presenting its newly developed FPC pump series, which is particularly suitable for transporting media with a high gas content, for handling intermittent product inflow and for CIP-return applications. The new hybrid pump scores with a high degree of efficiency, low sound emission and low energy consumption.
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In all processes for steel degassing under vacuum gases and vapors are formed that might be dangerous. Essentially CO and H2 as well as the vapors of volatile metals are released from the steel surface. Explosion protection in vacuum plants especially those that generate a large quantity of CO by the use of oxygen for decarburization so far has been assured by overpressure flaps at the metallurgical reaction vessels, alarm devices for water leakage, sensors for pressure and temperature as well as emergency venting with nitrogen. With the introduction of mechanical vacuum pumps efficient installations for gas cooling and dust separation became necessary.
The new GXS pumps have high peak pumping speeds of up to 436 cfm, and when combined with a booster pump can offer even higher speeds of up to 1978 cfm, while achieving ultimate vacuum typically down to 3.8×10-4Torr without purge. These pumps are developed for many applications which require rapid pumping of large gas volumes, such as steel degassing and metallurgy processes, glass coating, solar coating, LED manufacture and load-lock applications for vacuum chamber evacuation, but can also maintain a low process pressure for extended periods.