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Poultry Fat and Molasses Pump for Animal Food Coating

18 September 2020
To ease the manufacturing process, they require the fat and molasses to be pumped at high temperatures, typically up to 80°C. However, consistently pumping at this temperature was causing their gear pumps to fail and need replacement every six months on average. Gear pumps require a minimum viscosity level to maintain efficiency, reduce slippage and ultimately protect the gears from premature wear. Heating the fat and molasses to such a high temperature reduces the viscosity considerably and th...
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Screw Pump Repair for Power Station

04 September 2020
Luckily, the engineer at this power station had an identical backup triple screw pump in storage to circulate the lube oil while this unit was with us for refurbishment. As part of their preventative maintenance, they shipped the main pump to us for inspection and repair then installed the standby unit to perform its duty until it was returned. This foresight meant that downtime was kept to an absolute minimum as it was a simple and fast process to switch the two.
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Atex Food Grade Diaphragm Pump for Whisky Distillery

27 August 2020
Low flow rates between 12 and 22 litres a minute were required to ensure a smooth and safe transfer of the product. After discussions with the customer, we discovered they had access to an air compressor on site and this allowed us to specify one of our air operated double diaphragm pumps for this application.
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Imo Triple Screw Pump Overhaul

26 August 2020
We always recommend that pumps are serviced regularly, at least once a year and possibly at more frequent intervals when they are vital to plant operations. However, this is not always possible, often they are neglected, and a fast pump repair or refurbishment is required to get the plant up and running again. Downtime can lead to huge costs from lost production and when a repair is required, it is paramount that the pump is operational again quickly while still ensuring a high standard of workm...
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