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These Pumps Aren’t Afraid of Solvents

Thu, 12/29/2011 - 7:06am

X and GX Series sliding vane pumpsBlackmer®’s X and GX Series sliding vane pumps have been designed with a variety of features that make them ideal for the loading, transfer and unloading of solvents, which are crucial components in Paint & Coatings manufacturing applications. According to the company, the pumps are characterized by:

  • GX Series pumps are available in four different models with flow rates ranging from 30 and 520 gpm (114 and 1,855 lpm) and feature an integral head-mounted gear-reduction drive that features oil-lubricated, hardened helical gears.
  • The GX’s gear shafts are supported at both ends by ball bearings for smooth operation and long life, and a splined reducer, which can be rotated on the pump head to accommodate a variety of motor sizes, simplifies pump and reducer alignment.
  • Both the GX and X Series pumps (which are also available in 2-, 2.5-, 3- and 4-inch port sizes with the same flow-rate range as the GX models) are constructed of cast iron and offer superior self-priming and dry-run capabilities.
  • Both models' symmetrical bearing support assures even loading and wear for long life, while an adjustable relief valve protects the pump against excessive pressures.
  • The pumps also benefit from the company’s revolutionary sliding-vane design that self-adjusts for wear to maintain flow rates and ease maintenance.

www.blackmer.com

 

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