Pumps Clean, Clever and Compact Dry Screw Vacuum Pump

Editor: Ahlam Rais

Atlas Copco’s Industrial Vacuum division have launched the DHS 065-200 VSD+ dry screw vacuum pump offering lower lifecycle costs, higher productivity, less energy consumption and easy maintenance.

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Built for rapid cycling and continuous operation applications, the DHS VSD+ is a truly clean, zero contamination dry vacuum pump that requires no water or oil cooling, claims Atlas Copco.
Built for rapid cycling and continuous operation applications, the DHS VSD+ is a truly clean, zero contamination dry vacuum pump that requires no water or oil cooling, claims Atlas Copco.
(Source: Atlas Copco)

Built for rapid cycling and continuous operation applications, the DHS VSD+ is a truly clean, zero contamination dry vacuum pump that requires no water or oil cooling. Certified as oil-free in the category ‘Class Zero' according to ISO standard 8573-1 the pump is free of oil emissions, including aerosol oil content in the outlet air stream. The reduced number of parts within the pump combined with variable pitch screw design help increase efficiency and reduces maintenance, states the firm.

Best-in-class performance in its category

The new screw profile of the dry screw vacuum pump offers best-in-class performance in its category, adds the company. The firm is set out to build a pump that would create a safer, cleaner and a smarter industrial environment. The robust design, clean operations and remote monitoring and control capabilities makes it the perfect pump for industrial applications, mentions the firm.

No oil migrates in the pump environment

Due to the completely dry operation of the dry screw vacuum pump, no oil migrates in the pump environment. It helps to create a cleaner and safer working environment. According to the company, this is a great advantage especially in applications such as vacuum drying and cleaning, paper converting, sensitive and regulations-driven electronics manufacturing and food packaging industries, as there are no reactions with other process media or deposits inside the vacuum pump.

Integration in the plant management system

Housed in a noise reducing canopy ensures a noticeably quiet, vibration-free operation with a low pitch sound level, the pump is equipped and controlled with the MK5 Elektonikon. This integrates the pump to plant management systems. Users get the latest status updates on running and stopped hours, warning, and fault and shutdown indications. Combined with Atlas Copco’s Smartlink, the pump offers unrivalled remote monitoring capabilities, opines the firm.

The belt can be changed within 30 minutes

Reduced maintenance is an integral feature of the dry screw vacuum pump series. The grease-lubricated bearings and the belt are the only parts which require replacement. The belt itself can be changed without external service support within 30 minutes. The robust canopy retains the integrity of the internal parts and can be removed easily. This greatly reduces installation complexity and associated costs, mentions the company.

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