Alfa Laval launches new hygienic fluid handling pump

Alfa Laval has introduced its DuraCirc circumferential piston pump for the food, dairy, beverage, home and personal care industries which has high volumetric efficiency and complies with EHEDG and 3-A global hygiene standards.

The company says it has used its experience from previously developed products to create a new design which delivers high performance, hygiene safety and easy maintenance. It is the first circumferential piston pump that offers durability, reliability, high efficiency and superior hygienic performance, combined with a broad range of flow rates and pressures along with capabilities for simple service.

The range consists of 13 models, capable of flow rates up to 150 m3/hr (660 gpm) and pressures of 40 bar (580 psi), offering a broad application scope. Features include a front-loading, self-setting single mechanical seal, use of a single long-life oil lubricant, and external shimming.

Nish Patel, president of the Food & Water Division, said: “Simplicity, efficiency and safety are the key qualities of our latest pump. It offers more efficient and sustainable processing, for better results and greater peace of mind.”