Posts Tagged ‘KSB’

Top 10 posts on Δ p Global Online in July 2018

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 von admin

The actual Top 10 posts on Δ p GLOBAL Online:

  1. Netzsch: Downhole progressing cavity pump with submersible drive
  2. SPX Flow strengthens ties with the Tapflo Group
  3. Siemens: Pressure transmitters for remote commissioning of functional safety
  4. AS-Schneider: Metal seated ball valves for up to 420 bar and 450 °C
  5. Grundfos: Providing the best water in Karelia
  6. Circor/Allweiler: “Play globally – but act locally”
  7. Schunk: Technical Paper – High-performance carbon – the service life extender for pumps
  8. KSB: Impeller improves suction characteristics in high-pressure pumps
  9. Almatec: AODD pumps with a solid plastic design
  10. KSB: New app simplifies pump operation

The actual Top 10 posts on  Δ p Online in German:

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Impeller improves suction characteristics in high-pressure pumps

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 von admin

KSB experts developed a special impeller for its Movitec multistage high-pressure pumps. This new impeller significantly improves these pumps’ suction characteristics (NPSH value).

It proves its worth particularly in applications with critical inlet conditions (e.g. boiler feed applications) as well as applications in which the pump is required to take in water from low-lying tanks or at higher temperatures. Under these conditions, a pressure drop in the intake area may cause cavitation to occur in the first pump stage. This can result in excessive wear of pump parts or motor bearings as well as a reduced service life of the pump due to damaged parts and an unbalanced hydraulic system.

The new impeller is offered as an alternative to the standard product.

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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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Suspended pumps with hydraulic system of standardised chemical pumps

Friday, May 18th, 2018 von admin

The Estigia type series extends KSB product portfolio for the chemical and petrochemical industries and other applications. It will be showcased at Achema 2018 trade fair in Frankfurt.

The low-pressure suspended pumps are designed for vertical wet installation in a closed tank under atmospheric pressure. For the installation depth, various lengths ranging from a minimum of 852 mm to a maximum of 6402 mm are available and three discharge pipe diameters can be selected for each pump size.

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Augmented reality supports pump and valve service

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018 von admin

At this year’s Achema, KSB Service GmbH is, for the first time, presenting its new service concept based on augmented reality. It is all about working with data glasses linked with the Internet, or with a smartphone app. Via these devices users or technicians are guided during their service work by an expert per video and audio. The experts, looking into their screen at their usual service workplace, can assess the situation through the eyes of the person present at the site.

This helps instruct technicians who are not specialised in pumps, for example, to carry out common maintenance measures, step by step. Further, the data glasses can be used to transmit exploded views or screenshots that can then be viewed in the corresponding field.

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Top 10 posts on Δ p Global Online in March 2018

Sunday, April 1st, 2018 von admin

The actual Top 10 posts on Δ p GLOBAL Online:

  1. Egger: Innovations for wastewater pumping
  2. Leybold: Vacuum specialist supports Swissloop team
  3. KSB: Mounting aid for waste water pumps
  4. KSB puts pumps into the Internet of Things
  5. Netzsch: Pumping sparkling wine without foaming
  6. Niels Due Jensen turns 75
  7. Endress+Hauser: More than two million installed electromagnetic flowmeters
  8. Grundfos sales is grown by 5.3 % in 2017
  9. Prominent: Ready-wired metering systems for food and beverage
  10. Alfa Laval: Newly expanded range of pharmaceutical pumps

The actual Top 10 posts on  Δ p Online in German:

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Up to 33,000 m³/h

Friday, March 23rd, 2018 von admin

In response to the worldwide increase in large waste water projects, KSB has extended its range of large dry-installed waste water pumps. The pump manufacturer has developed an extra 15 sizes to add to its Sewatec pump series.

The maximum flow rate of the largest version will be up to 33,000 m³/h with a drive rating exceeding one megawatt.

An example of these pump sets will be showcased at the pump manufacturer’s trade fair stand at this year’s Ifat in Munich.

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KSB puts pumps into the Internet of Things

Thursday, March 15th, 2018 von admin

At this year’s Achema, KSB is presenting a new pump monitoring system called KSB Guard. Networked vibration and temperature sensors fitted directly to the pump make availability at plant level transparent. The system ensures that changes in the operating behaviour of the machine are detected at an early stage, and maintenance work can be better planned, without having to be on site with the pump. Unlike previous systems, KSB Guard is ideally suited for retrofitting. The sensor unit is attached to the bearing bracket or the drive lantern of the pump using a magnet and adhesive, and can be mounted during operation, with no need for changes to the machine. A battery unit, which is also supplied, provides self-sufficient power supply.

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Top 10 posts on Δ p Global Online in February 2018

Thursday, March 1st, 2018 von admin

The actual Top 10 posts on Δ p GLOBAL Online:

  1. Allweiler:_Maintenance-in-place-solution for progressing cavity pumps 
  2. Almatec: What To Consider When Selecting a Filter-Press Pump
  3. Andritz to supply irrigation pumps for Egypt
  4. Grundfos appoints Catherine Yang as new Head of China Sales Region
  5. Fristam: Single-flow twin screw pump for industrial applications
  6. Lutz: Barrel pump for food, pharmaceutical and cometics industry
  7. KSB: Pump acceptance testing – now online
  8. PSG at Anuga FoodTec 2018, Cologne
  9. KSB: Self-cleaning tank inserts for waste water tanks
  10. John Crane showing innovative solutions at Achema 2018

The actual Top 10 posts on  Δ p Online in German:

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Pump acceptance testing – now online

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 von admin

At this year’s Ifat trade fair (14 to 18 May 2018) the KSB Group is introducing a trade fair novelty to its visitors: the newly created online pump acceptance testing. When purchasing large pumps, hydraulic acceptance tests and a final inspection are an essential proof of compliance with the guaranteed values. In the past, customers always had to travel to the test facility to witness their purchased pump being tested.

As testing usually takes place at the manufacturing plant, this is a time-consuming and costly trip, especially for international projects or those that are far away. Online acceptance testing is KSB’s answer, developed as a process enabling reliable and standard-compliant pump acceptance testing. The tests conducted are transmitted live via a specially protected part of the Internet. In an online meeting between pump manufacturer and customer, the customer can see the live camera view of the pump in the test facility as well as the characteristic curve measurement during testing.

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