Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Post Type Selectors

More efficiency with the new Technifilo magnetic drive pumps

Chemical
This is a photo of a Magnetic Drive Pumps

More efficiency with the new Technifilo magnetic drive pumps

The Techniflo magnetic drive pumps from Global Pumps have replaced the peristaltic hose pumps that were previously in use at an ethanol plant in Australia.

The reason for the switch was the peristaltic hose pump which had some pulsation issues and could only produce a 6-bar maximum. The pump had to handle the pumping of corrosive slurry into a filter press. The 15% sulphuric acid slurry contained 30% solids concentration of up to 2mm in size and around half of that concentration was solids of around 0.1mm in size.

The thixotrophic nature of the slurry meant that it could thicken with lack of agitation and remain as a fluid when agitated at 50oC. A 120l/min flow rate was required at a 6 to 11 bar discharge pressure which varied depending on the filter. This meant that once the pump became clogged higher pressure had to be applied and hence more power used. The desired power consumption limit was 5.5kW. All this were challenges that had to be overcome.

The techno magnetic TB series pumps, the solution to the challenges, are designed to efficiently pump with a 5.5kW motor and can withstand corrosive slurry with high solid concentrations up to 6mm in size.

The challenge of the 0.1mm solids clogging up the pump was effectively solved by the new TB series pumps which contain clearance rings to restrict even the smallest of solids from entering the containment shell area hence eliminating any kind of clogging.

Furthermore features such as corrosion resistance and leak free design makes the Techniflo magnetic drive pump perfect for the job.

Global Pumps stock a complete range of the Techniflo mag drive pumps and distribute them throughout Australia and New Zealand.

Related Articles

Sulzer The virtuous plastic circle (2)

The virtuous plastic circle

Sulzer Chemtech exhibits its comprehensive portfolio that is enabling the production of sustainable polymers at K 2022 Sulzer Chemtech will highlight…

Related Whitepapers

True-turbine Design Enhances Energy Recovery and CO2 Reduction

In the oil and gas industry, hydraulic power recovery turbines (HPRTs) capture energy in hydrocrackers that would otherwise be wasted to efficiently drive a charge…

5 Steps for Reliable Packing Performance

These guidelines will help extend packing life and reduce downtime. No shortcuts should be taken if a plant wants to achieve reliable compression packing performance.…

Pressure Testing of DFT® Check Valves [Infographic]

All DFT Check Valves undergo rigorous tests to ensure they meet industry quality requirements. Check out this handy infographic to learn about their diligent testing.

Bearing Protection Best Practices

Electro Static Technology (EST, AEGIS®) guarantees that AC induction motor bearings will not fail from electrical fluting damage when AEGIS Shaft Grounding Rings have been…

Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Join the #PumpTalk Community


By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Empowering Pumps & Equipment, 2205-C 7th Street, Tuscaloosa, AL, 35401, http://www.empoweringpumps.com. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact