New Bredel Heavy-Duty Hose Pumps are Ideal for Mining Applications

Press Release Summary:

  • Handle viscous slurries, grit-filled sludge corrosive acids, and other challenging materials
  • Feature peristaltic design that contains no moving parts
  • Achieve flow rates up to 475 GPM, transferring up to 80% solids in suspension

Original Press Release:

Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group Announces Bredel Heavy-Duty Hose Pumps

Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) announces Bredel heavy-duty hose pumps to handle viscous slurries, grit-filled sludge corrosive acids, and other challenging materials, making it ideal for the most demanding mining applications.

Unlike diaphragm, rotary lobe, and PC pumps, the peristaltic design of Bredel hose pumps contains no moving parts that come into contact with the product, and no seals, ball-checks, diaphragms, glands, immersed rotors, stators or pistons to leak, clog, corrode or replace. Bredel hose pumps also obviate the need for ancillary equipment such as dry run protection, seal water flush systems and in-line check valves. A simple hose change takes only minutes and can be performed in-situ without special tools or skilled personnel.

The low maintenance peristaltic design offers a low total cost of ownership. As the fluid is safely contained within the hose or tube, operation and maintenance personnel and the environment are protected from unwanted spillages or exposure to chemicals.

Bredel hose pumps are dry-running and self-priming, and allow no slippage, for true positive displacement to provide accurate and repeatable metering. Only Bredel industrial hose pumps provide this level of engineering expertise for their drives.

The pumped fluid is completely contained in a long-life hose, protecting operation and maintenance personnel and the environment from unwanted spillages or exposure to chemicals. Flow is entirely independent of suction and discharge conditions. Every Bredel hose is precision machined to ensure flow stability and pump performance in tough fluid handling applications.

These industrial pumps achieve flow rates up to 475 GPM, transferring up to 80% solids in suspension.

For more information on Bredel heavy-duty hose, visit www.wmftg.com/en-us/brands/bredel/.

EDITOR’S NOTES
WMFTG is a wholly owned subsidiary of Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc, a global organisation employing 7,900 people, of whom over 1,600 are direct sales and service engineers. Its shares have been listed on the London Stock Exchange since 1959 and it is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index. 

WMFTG is headquartered in Falmouth, UK with international operations in 34 countries. 

Watson-Marlow Limited was honoured with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2017 and Innovation 2018.

Further information can be found at www.wmftg.com

Contact: Kristin Nugent
McNeil, Gray & Rice
617-367-0100 Ext. 148
kristin.nugent@mgr1.com

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