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KSB Introduces New Vertical-Mount Industrial Pumps

June 3, 2015

Mississauga, Ontario, May 2015 – KSB has introduced a new generation of space-saving vertical-mount pumps for industrial applications such as washing or degreasing systems. The new Etanorm V pumps are designed to be installed in tanks, with the pump components submerged in the pumped medium and the motor mounted in a dry location above the tank.

There are two variants of the basic Etanorm V design. “Wet” models feature hard wearing silicon-carbide shaft bearings that are lubricated by the pumped medium. “Dry” models are intended for use where the product being pumped does not have good lubricating properties and feature generously sized sealed ball bearings to support the drive shaft. (Both types of pumps are intended for use with non-corrosive fluids that do not contain abrasive solid materials.) The hydraulic components of these new pumps have been carefully optimized to ensure good energy efficiency. As well, the mechanical layout has been designed to simplify maintenance and overhaul operations. Etanorm V pumps are available with developed heads of up to 100 metres and capacities as high as 740 cubic metres per/hr. Material choices include cast iron or stainless steel for the volute casings and cast iron, stainless steel or bronze for the impellers.

Etanorm V series pumps are ideal for the handling of neutral degreasing and phosphatizing solutions, wash water with degreasing agents, paints and oils.

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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