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KSB Extends Range of Etabloc Series Pumps

February 18, 2015

Press release

Mississauga, Ontario, February 2015 – KSB’s popular Etabloc family of pumps has acquired new members, including a new model rated for use with motors of up to 110 kW. Etabloc close-coupled single-stage centrifugal pumps feature high-efficiency hydraulics for reduced operating costs and an extremely compact design that makes them easy to fit into tight situations. They are well-adapted for use in a wide range of applications, including irrigation, drainage and water supply systems, cooling water supply, HVAC systems and fire-fighting equipment. With appropriate material choices, they can be used to pump anything from drinking water to seawater, brackish water, oil or cleaning agents.

Etabloc pumps are available in a wide range of sizes, with capacities up to 715 cubic metres per hour and heads up to 144 metres. They can be ordered with 2-, 4- or 6-pole motors. This wide choice of sizes, running speeds and capacities means that it is usually possible for users to select a pump with a best efficiency point (BEP) very close to their required duty point. Impeller trimming and variable frequency drives can be used to fine-tune performance for optimal efficiency. Total lifetime cost is also reduced by carefully thought-out design features that ensure smooth running and simplify routine maintenance operations.

About KSB

KSB Pumps Inc., based in Mississauga, ON, is a member of the KSB Group, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of pumps, valves and systems. KSB’s history dates back to 1871 in Germany, where the company’s global HQ is still located. In 2014, KSB generated a total turnover of € 2.184 billion with a global workforce of 16,322 employees. KSB’s giant product portfolio consists of more than 3,000 different off-the-shelf pumps and valves – and thousands of engineered and customized solutions. KSB Canada has specialized in providing reliable pump solutions for the most challenging applications in industrial and utility power plants, environmental (water and wastewater) facilities, mining and industrial processes.

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