News for June 2009

News Archive

Name change for Wirth

Wirth Maschinen- und Bohrgeräte-Fabrik GmbH has changed its name to Aker Wirth GmbH, following Aker Solutions’ acquisition of the German pump manufacturer earlier this year.

Addition to magnetic drive range

Pulsafeeder, Inc has developed the Eclipse 125 for its non-metallic magnetically driven gear pumps range.

Energy efficient hydraulic fluid

Shell Lubricants has added a new lubricant to its Tellus hydraulic oil range that could help increase the energy efficiency of hydraulic systems.

MotorGuard offers submersible pump control and protection

Caprari's MotorGuard offers protection, control and efficiency for its electric pump range.

Portable water transport kit from ITT Portable water transport kit from ITT

ITT Corp has developed a new line of off- and on-shore portable pumps which are rechargeable and submersible.

VDMA Pumps + Systems appoints new chairman

KSB’s Sönke Brodersen is the new chairman of Germany's VDMA Pumps + Systems association.

Pump Industry Awards call for entries

Nominations are now open for the 2009 Pump Industry Awards. These awards recognise and promote best practice in pump manufacture and supply.

Control package for lift stations Control package for lift stations

Control Microsystems, a developer of SCADA products, has launched the FlowStation 110, a complete out-of-the-box pump station controller package.

Compact solution for wind industry Compact solution for wind industry

UK manufacturer Boltight Ltd has developed an electric pump designed specifically for bolt tensioner applications in the wind turbine industry.

Eccentric disc pumps offer volumetric efficiencies Eccentric disc pumps offer volumetric efficiencies

Mouvex, part of the Dover Corporation’s Pump Solutions Group, has introduced new SLC-Series eccentric disc pumps.

Fluid dosing is accurate and repeatable Fluid dosing is accurate and repeatable

Bronkhorst has introduced the CORI-FILL, a compact fluid dosage assembly based around the accurate mass measurement of its CORI-FLOW and Mini CORI-FLOW series of Coriolis-type instruments.

Sewage treatment alarm protects against pump failure

Charles Austen Pumps has launched the Envirosure™ to meet new regulations and market demand for a low cost audio and visual failure alarm for packaged sewage treatment systems.

New development for sterile applications

Swedish company Tapflo has launched the first diaphragm pump in its new aseptic series.

Syringe pump is battery or mains powered

KD Scientific has developed the EZFlow 2010, a battery operated and AC powered economical syringe pump.

Progressing cavity pump developed for down-hole applications Progressing cavity pump developed for down-hole applications

R&M Energy Systems has launched a new line of Moyno high temperature down-hole pumps.

Frequency converters control centrifugal pumps

Grundfos has introduced the CUE range of wall mounted frequency converters with e-pump functionality for new projects as well as for retro-fit/refurbishment purposes.

Pump drive module saves energy

ABB has introduced a new drive module that features an in-built energy saving calculator, embedded Modbus and drive to drive link.

New motors power drum emptying pumps

A powerful 650 watt motor which produces a maximum10,000 rpm speed for good flow and head capabilities is one of the new motor options recently introduced for the Finish Thompson range of portable drum and barrel emptying pumps.

Syringe pump offers increased accuracy

Harvard Apparatus has introduced the PHD ULTRA™ syringe pump.

Flex coupling offers higher performance

A new high performance, general purpose, elastomer coupling has been introduced by Rexnord.

Rotork wins Far East petrochemical contracts

Rotork has been awarded contracts with a value in excess of €1 million for the supply of fluid power and electric valve actuators for a major petrochemical expansion project in the Far East.