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Atlas Copco’s new pumps enhance drainage, sludge pumping operations

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At the WEFTEC Conference in Chicago, US in September, Atlas Copco Power Technique launched three new electric submersible pumps for drainage and sludge pumping applications.

The WEDA S30 and S60 sludge/trash pumps have been designed specifically for drainage and sludge pumping applications, while the WEDA D80 is a new drainage pump. All pumps in the WEDA range are compact, lightweight and easy to maintain.

Key features of the WEDA range of products include:

  • Handling and transportability: 15-30% lighter than comparable models, and up to 15% more compact

  • Better build: rotation and phase failure protection, efficient motor covering a wide range of voltages, high-quality chrome clog free impeller, reinforced cable entry, adjustable wear-resistant rubber diffusors, built-in starter and motor protection system

  • Simple service: adjustable discharge connections, external plug for lubrication filling and providing higher corrosion resistance is an improved aluminium alloy

  • Performance: consumes up to 20% less energy than comparable models


“WEDA pumps are not only durable, but also built for ease of use and service,” said Joe Moser, director of business development, pumps, at Atlas Copco. “The unique sealing system and modular design make them among the most flexible pumps on the market. These can be used on a multitude of jobsites and guarantee optimal performance.”