Chemical Pumps Flow Components at ACHEMA
Flow control products supplier Flowtec used the opportunity to present its portfolio of products and services at ACHEMA 2012. The company showcased a range of products from renowned names such as Argus, Atomac, Durco, Gestra, Norbro and others, combining to provide a comprehensive portfolio of pump, seal, valve and automation solutions.
A highlight of the presentation was the Durco Mark 3 ISO chemical process pump, that offers full compliance to ISO 2858 and ISO 5199. The reverse vane impeller pump combines repeatable pump performance throughout the life of the pump with a sturdy heavy duty design. The pump can be used for applications from hydraulic presses to chemicals or liquefied gases, the manufacturer states.
The Durco Mark 3 provides flows up to 1400 m3/h with pressure heads of up to 220 m (720 ft). Flowserves's Dr. Bill Newton used the opportunity to give an in–deep insight into the development of the pump, during which the company employed a employed number of relevant product development techniques used in other industries. According to newton, this procedure helped to make significant reductions in the time to market for the new pump.