Chemical pumps sets global standards

Since its introduction more than two decades ago, KSB’s MegaCPK pump has changed the way chemical companies throughout the world pump dangerous and volatile materials.

The proven standardised chemical pump to DIN EN ISO 2858 / ISO 5199 and Directive 94/9/EC (ATEX) is especially used for handling aggressive liquids in the chemical and petrochemical industries where it provides a safe and reliable means of fluids transfer.

MegaCPK pump
KSBs MegaCPK has been designed for maximum operating reliability and ease-of-maintenance

Output efficiency

The pump’s energy efficiency is also noteworthy and the series punches well above its weight in terms of output efficiency which means that identical operating data and conditions are achieved with smaller pump sizes.

According to Dylan Mitchell, this is as a result of impeller trimming for energy savings which results in up to a 10% improvement in efficiency. With a wide range of sizes and variants users are most likely to find a pump that exactly meets their requirements.

He says the range has a modular design system with a variety of pump sizes, materials and components. Gland packing with single and double standardised mechanical seal or cartridge seal also available.

“We even have a choice of “medium duty” bearing bracket designs with a cylindrical roller bearing as a radial bearing and a double angular contact ball bearing as a fixed bearing or users can specify our “economy” bearings which are arranged as floating ball bearings. Hydraulic systems are available for standardised flow rates or high-performance variants depending on the customer’s specification Dylan says.

MegaCPK

He adds that KSBs MegaCPK has been designed for maximum operating reliability and ease-of-maintenance with back pull-out design for quick and easy access which is a milestone in standardised chemical pumps. These and other features and benefits of the pump series are the reason why the MegaCPK has become the basis for numerous standards.

“The wide range of sizes, materials and features for almost any application including temperature extremes, volatility of materials being pumped and widely differing chemical compositions make the Gold Standard in the industry. Combined with KSB Pumps and Valve’s service and support, as well as long track record of service in the industry, makes it the obvious choice for standardised chemical pumps in South Africa and across the globe.



Latest


25 Sep 2020
New dates for MAGHREB PHARMA

Easyfairs Northeral, the organiser of MAGHREB PHARMA Expo has announced new dates for its annual international tradeshow for the pharmaceutical…

New dates for MAGHREB PHARMA

Easyfairs Northeral, the organiser of MAGHREB PHARMA Expo has announced new dates for its annual international tradeshow for the pharmaceutical industry in North Africa. In this context, the Algerian Pharmaceutical Industry Minister, Lotfi Benbahmed, announced end of August in Algiers that Algeria plans to export the equivalent of $ 5…

25 Sep 2020
Are you the next generation of brave healthcare professionals?

Season 2 of ‘Sponsors of Brave’ is now open for nominations.  The 2020 Sponsors of Brave campaign – a partnership…

Are you the next generation of brave healthcare professionals?

Season 2 of ‘Sponsors of Brave’ is now open for nominations.  The 2020 Sponsors of Brave campaign – a partnership between Adcock Ingram OTC and News24 – aims to celebrate the unsung heroes and brave professionals in healthcare. In particular, season 2 recognises that pursuing a career in healthcare during…

25 Sep 2020
How data sciences will help you get optimum value from your factory floor

Industry 4.0 and IIoT have been buzz words for several years and these concepts are actually implemented on more and more machines.  …

How data sciences will help you get optimum value from your factory floor

Industry 4.0 and IIoT have been buzz words for several years and these concepts are actually implemented on more and more machines.   A huge amount of data becomes available: machine data, data of the production process and data regarding the manufactured product. Big Data has entered the factory floor.  Data pipeline   Data…

23 Sep 2020
Merck expands its ADC manufacturing capabilities

Merck has announced a € 59 million expansion of its HPAPI and ADC manufacturing capabilities and capacity at its facility…

Merck expands its ADC manufacturing capabilities

Merck has announced a € 59 million expansion of its HPAPI and ADC manufacturing capabilities and capacity at its facility near Madison, Wisconsin, USA. This investment will allow large-scale manufacturing of increasingly potent compounds for therapies that have the potential to treat cancer. Completion is expected by mid-2022 and should…


Top stories


23 Apr 2020
Are you South Africa’s best female entrepreneur?

Entries are now open for the Santam Women of the Future Awards 2020 in association with Fairlady and True Love.…

Are you South Africa’s best female entrepreneur?

Entries are now open for the Santam Women of the Future Awards 2020 in association with Fairlady and True Love. Santam, Fairlady and, for the first time this year, Truelove Magazine, have partnered up in the search to find the best female entrepreneurs in the country. Best women entrepreneurs If…

30 Nov 2017
Rooibos could reduce risk of “Type 3” diabetes – a precursor to Alzheimer’s

Researchers at Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University in the US found a link between a relatively new form…

Rooibos could reduce risk of “Type 3” diabetes – a precursor to Alzheimer’s

Researchers at Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University in the US found a link between a relatively new form of diabetes, known as “type 3” diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease.

25 Jun 2020
How to ensure business agility in a pandemic

BY: Neil Birch, CEO at Novus Holdings Business agility is the capability of a business to respond quickly to a…

How to ensure business agility in a pandemic

BY: Neil Birch, CEO at Novus Holdings Business agility is the capability of a business to respond quickly to a changing environment, whether it be internal or external. Qualities of agile businesses include being adaptive, flexible and creative in your response to change without losing momentum (remaining productive) or vision.…

01 May 2020
Fibertex manufactures critical components for COVID-19 PPE

Fibertex SA, part of the global Fibertex Nonwovens group, has developed versatile high-performance components for protective facemasks and respirators. “Fibertex,…

Fibertex manufactures critical components for COVID-19 PPE

Fibertex SA, part of the global Fibertex Nonwovens group, has developed versatile high-performance components for protective facemasks and respirators. “Fibertex, which continuously invests in technological advancements to meet requirements in diverse industries – has increased production capacity of materials so desperately needed during the global COVID-19 pandemic,” explains Rosa Naidoo,…


Visit the official COVID-19 government website to stay informed: sacoronavirus.co.za