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Zenit offers Grey pumps with ATEX certification

16-10-2019
Zenit, pumps, ATEX

The Zenit Group’s new Grey submersible pump series with redesigned hydraulics and motors, is now also in full compliance with occupational health and safety requirements and has ATEX certification for explosion risk environments. At the end of October 2019, European Directive 2014/34/EU and the new Harmonised Standards EN ISO 80079-36 and …

Tsurumi Pump celebrates 40 years in the US

16-10-2019
Tsurumi, pumps, USA

Tsurumi Pump is marking 40 years of business in the US with a year-long celebration and plans to further grow its business. Tsurumi (America) Inc, a division of Japan’s Tsurumi Manufacturing Co, was founded in 1979 with a location in Chicago, Illinois. Today, Tsurumi (America) Inc is headquartered in Glendale Heights, Illinois, and has …

Invertek’s VFD technology sees energy savings

15-10-2019
Invertek Drives

The Optidrive P2 VFD from Invertek Drives, which has replaced a start-stop transformer-based pump control system in Nicaragua, is achieving reported energy savings of 36 per cent within the first few weeks of installation. ENACAL, the government-owned Nicaraguan water and sewage company, is responsible for the provision of potable and wastewater …

Chesterton expands NSFI certification

15-10-2019
Chesterton, mechanical seals

To meet the growing demand for certified drinking water supplies, Chesterton has expanded its offering of NSF 61 certified mechanical seals to include all its single cartridge seals and its split seals. Developed by a team of scientists, industry experts and key industry stakeholders, NSF/ANSI/CAN 61 sets health effects criteria for many water …

Xylem establishes largest rental hub in Europe

15-10-2019
Xylem

Xylem is now offering on-demand assistance, including expert support and on-site installation at five locations around Germany to deal with water challenges such as drought and disaster control in the event of flooding. The company says it is Europe’s largest rental fleet and has more than 10,000 pumps which can be delivered at short …