Posts Tagged ‘plastics’

Wilden: Air Distribution System now in Stainless Steel & Plastic

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 von admin

Wilden_SHIFT-SS-PLSThe Pro-Flo Shift Air Distribution System (ADS) for Wilden air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumps is now available in

  • 316 stainless steel and
  • polypropylene plastic materials of construction,
  • joining the original aluminum and nickel-plated aluminum offerings.

The introduction of the stainless steel and plastic options allows Wilden AODD pumps to be offered for a greater number of applications, including

  • sanitary (food & beverage, personal care products and pharmaceuticals),
  • hazardous chemicals and
  • corrosive environments.


Friatec Rheinhütte: 63 pumps to Sadara chemical complex

Thursday, November 14th, 2013 von admin
PTFE plastic pump

PTFE plastic pump

One of the largest chemical complexes in the world is currently being developed at Jubail Industrial City II in Saudi Arabia as a joint venture between Dow and Saudi Aramco. Once complete, an annual output of more than three million tonnes of chemical products and plastics from Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara) is anticipated.  Up to February 2014, Friatec AG – Division Rheinhütte Pumpen (based in Wiesbaden, Germany) will supply a total of 63 pumps of various types, which will mainly be used for the production of basic chemicals.


Maag Pump Systems: New gear pumps with up to 50% higher performance

Thursday, October 17th, 2013 von admin

With the launch of its 6th generation gear pumps, to be first unveiled at the K’2013 show, Maag redesigned every single component featured in its pump portfolio, from gears and shafts through to bearings and seals, fine-tuning how all components interact, culminating in a system with a new industry-leading price/performance ratio.


Solid-body plastic AODD pumps for abrasive-handling applications

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013 von admin

by Xavier Rasotto

Plastic AODD pumps are positive-displacement pumps that have a diaphragm in each of their two pumping chambers. These diaphragms are connected by a shaft so that when the compression stroke takes place in one chamber during the pumping process, the suction stroke takes place simultaneously in the other chamber. This results in efficient, reliable, cost-effective, repeatable operation when handling any number of abrasive liquids or compounds. Solid body plastic AODD pumps have many advantages for abrasive-handling. They do not require electricity, they are self-priming and can pump a wide range of abrasive media, from slurries to liquids with suspended solids.


ASV Stübbe Intensifies Focus on Booming Non-European Markets

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 von admin

asv 1One of Europe’s most modern pump test bay can now be found in the German city of Vlotho. With an investment of more than two million Euros, ASV Stübbe GmbH & Co. KG built a test bay for newly developed plastic pumps, which shatters all previous dimensions: now, vertical as well as horizontal centrifugal pumps with power ranges of up to 350 kW and a flow rate of up to 1,200 m³/h can be tested virtually fully automatically. “With this new test bay”, explains ASV Stübbe Managing Director Klaus Warnecke, “we are optimally equipped for further growth.” This being one of the largest investments in the company’s history, ASV Stübbe is focussing particularly on the growing markets in Eastern Europe, China and South America.