News Category: Pumps
July 18, 2016
Electricité De France SA (EDF) and Sulzer have signed a contract for Sulzer to install more than a dozen new pumps to increase safety systems in French nuclear power plants. The contract consists of qualifying a pump set prototype, manufacturing, and installing 28 pumping units over the next 15 years. Sulzer Pompes France — which has more than 40 years of... [Read More]

July 14, 2016
LMI, a US-based controlled-volume metering pump manufacturer and a brand of Accudyne Industries, has introduced the Excel XR line of intelligent metering pumps. The Excel XR metering pumps are designed for the specific requirements of municipal and industrial water and waste treatment. Available in two control configurations, manual and enhanced, they also fit into the... [Read More]

July 12, 2016
The US buying and marketing group for industrial equipment Industrial Buyers Consortium (IBC) has added MP Pumps of Fraser, Michigan, as a preferred supplier of centrifugal pumps in the industrial, agriculture, marine, and petroleum markets. MP pumps can be found in manufacturing and process plants offering a wide range of pumping solutions for... [Read More]

July 8, 2016
Grindex, an electrical submersible pumps, is launching the Grindex Maxi SH pump for high head drainage applications. The pump features a 37kW motor and a two-stage-impeller hydraulic, scaled up from Master SH, which enables total heads up to 140m. Today many high head applications are forced to use several pumps connected in series or oversized single pump solutions... [Read More]

July 7, 2016
Global water tech company Xylem has developed Flygt Concertor, the world’s first wastewater pumping system with integrated intelligence. The system senses the operating conditions of its environment, adapts its performance in real time, and provides feedback to pumping station operators. Xylem reports that fields tests conducted around the world have validated... [Read More]

July 5, 2016
Global electrical submersible pump manufacturer Grindex is launching the Grindex Mega Inox, a 90kW and 134Hp pump manufactured completely in stainless steel. The pump is built on Grindex’ cast iron Mega pump platform and represents at the same time an extension of the current completely stainless steel Inox pump range. Dewatering applications’ worst challenge... [Read More]

July 4, 2016
Pump manufacturer Neptune, a Dover company, has introduced its new Series MP7100 mechanically actuated diaphragm metering pumps. The Series MP7100 is engineered from the ground up to be more robust and durable than similar mechanical diaphragm pump designs. It incorporates the ruggedness of a hydraulic diaphragm metering pump, eliminates the need for intermediate fluid... [Read More]

June 29, 2016
EthosEnergy has completed a full inspection, repairs, testing, and reassembly of a Westinghouse boiler feed pump turbine for a US power station, bringing the unit back to full load. Coyote Station, located near Beulah, North Dakota, is operated by Otter Tail Power Co. headquartered in Fergus Falls, Minnesota. The Coyote Station boiler feed pump turbine experienced... [Read More]

June 23, 2016
Following a six-month trial at Howdon Sewage Treatment Works in the UK, Northumbrian Water is set to replace a total of four pumps with FL776 rotary lobe units made by Börger. Initially, a Börger pump with optimum rotors was put to work in the heavy rag application, transferring sludge from a holding tank to an AD plant. Colin Davison, mechanical maintenance... [Read More]

June 21, 2016
AxFlow, a Swedish positive displacement pumps and fluid handling systems specialist, has acquired its compatriot pump distributor Esspump. With 570 employees and sales of €175 million, AxFlow is the largest distributor of industrial fluid handling equipment in Europe and South Africa, but the company still lists the acquisition of Esspump as strategically important. Fred... [Read More]

June 17, 2016
German pump manufacturer KSB is launching its Movitec 125 pumps in June as an addition to its current range of vertical high-pressure pumps. The multistage centrifugal pumps are designed for fluids such as water, coolants, condensate, and mineral oils. They are well-suited for industrial recirculation and fire-fighting systems, cooling water circuits, and washing... [Read More]

June 7, 2016
Grundfos Pumps India has launched a new product, the BMS hs AC high-speed booster pump, used for reverse osmosis and ultra-filtration applications in pharmaceuticals, food, electronics, and desalination industries.  According to Grundfos Pumps India sales head Saravanan Panneer Selvam, the new pump ensures high efficiency and energy savings of up to 10-12%. ... [Read More]

June 7, 2016
The Thailand water pump market is projected to grow at a healthy CAGR of 6.3% and reach the value of $25.6 million (€22.5m) by 2021, a market study finds.  According to the study, carried out by Persistence Market Research (PMR), factors fuelling the market include low manufacturing costs, expansion of water supply network, massive urbanisation and industrialisation,... [Read More]

June 2, 2016
Hytek, a UK-based equipment manufacturer, has begun fitting its Alpha pumps with an improved display to increase the ease of use. The upgraded pumps feature a simpler and faster configuration and electronic calibration sequence, an easy to read display with improved viewing angles and LED backlighting, and larger 30mm high main characters and 12mm characters on the lower... [Read More]

May 31, 2016
The global water technology company Xylem has launched a compact plug-and-play pump controller with advanced monitoring and control capabilities to optimise wastewater pumping efficiency. Xylem’s Flygt FGC400 is a self-contained, intuitive controller with pre-programmed functionality, which enables the operator to install and configure the unit to match specific... [Read More]

May 12, 2016
KSB Aktiengesellschaft, a Germany pump manufacturer, is introducing submersible borehole pumps for water applications with new energy-saving motors up to 150kW. The drives are permanent magnet excited synchronous motors, and their output per size exceeds that of conventional asynchronous motors. If comparing motors of the same size, synchronous machines have a markedly... [Read More]