Press Release Summary:
Industrial Lobe Pumps are offered in 2-bushing models with pressure up to 225 psi, and 4-bushing designs, which feature shaft support on both sides of rotors to provide up to 400 psi. Bi-wing rotor provides solids handling capability. Stainless steel pumps accept packing, component mechanical seals, cartridge-style single and double mechanical seals, and lip seals in 1.875 and 3 in. sizes.
Original Press Release:
New Viking Lobe Pumps Address Special Requirements of Industrial Applications
Viking Pump's new line of Industrial Lobe Pumps is specially designed to meet industrial application requirements for chemicals, paper coatings, textile dyes, automotive paints, resins and coatings, latex, polymers, sugars, starches, cellulose acetate and more. This new pump series is available in both 2-bushing models, with pressure range of up to 225 psi, and 4-bushing designs, which feature shaft support on both sides of the rotors to provide up to 400 psi. With capacities up to 820 gpm, the bi-wing rotor design ensures high volumetric efficiency and provides solids handling capability, yet maintains the product integrity of shear-sensitive fluids.
Outstanding sealing flexibility allows these pumps to accept packing, component mechanical seals, cartridge-style single and double mechanical seals and lip seals from major manufacturers like John Crane, FlowServe, Garlock and others. The 1.875" and 3" seal sizes are readily available and seals may be installed from either the lobe end or the drive end of the pump.
Viking Industrial Lobe Pumps have a rugged stainless steel design. They are easy to maintain, with simplified timing and rotary end clearance adjustments without shims. They also provide flexibility in the ports with enlarged suction areas, and the ability to reverse the direction of flow.
Viking Pump, a unit of IDEX Corporation, designs and manufactures rotary positive displacement pumps for use in every major market, in thousands of applications. Drawing on more than 90 years' experience and an extensive worldwide distributor network, Viking offers its customers comprehensive service and application expertise unmatched in the fluid handling industry. For more information on Viking's extensive line of pumps, call (319) 266-1741, fax (319) 273-8157, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, visit www.vikingpump.com, or mail Viking Pump Inc., 406 State Street, Cedar Falls, IA USA 50613.