Pump/motor base level
The ALiSENSOR Level from Alignment Supplies uses high-accuracy inclinometers, accelerometers and MEMS gyros to enable geometric measurements previously only achievable with laser systems. It also uses the iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as the display unit. It can be calibrated in seconds to a fixture of any length. The device can measure straightness, squareness, shaft level and plumb, and others. 419/887-5890; www.alignmentsupplies.com.
Horizontal split case pump
American-Marsh Pumps Series 340, 10x10-10 HD horizontal split case pumps feature a 250 psi case working pressure. Thru-Bore line bore design allows removal and replacement of the packing housing or seal chamber, extending casing assembly life. The pumps have an internal Plan 1 flush for packing or seal lubrication without external flush lines. The pumps are designed with bolt-on bearing housings that allow the bearing to be removed from the shaft without removing the casing top or removing the rotor assembly from the casing. 901/860-2300; www.american-marsh.com.
Cornell Pump's cutter pump is designed to address fouled impellers. The cutter design uses a stationary and rotating element to reduce masses of solids to a size that will pass through. Cutter rings can be added to existing installations. 503/653-0330; www.cornellpump.com.
Peristaltic metering pump
The Proseries-M M-2 peristaltic metering pump from Blue-White Industries provides pumping action at near continuous output even at low feed rates. The self-priming valveless design will not vapor lock. The pump has advanced serial and Ethernet communications and feed rates range up to 14 gph with pressure ratings of 125 psi. A Tube Failure Detection system shuts the pump off if a chemical is detected in the pump head and sends an alarm. A safety switch stops the pump when the front cover is removed, and the pump will only operate in maintenance mode (a set RPM) while the front cover remains off. 714/893-8529; www.proseries-m.com.
L-Frame cavity pump
The L-Frame progressing cavity pump from Moyno can handle clean, thin, shear-sensitive products, as well as viscous, corrosive, abrasive slurries and sludges in water, wastewater and mining applications. Features include non-pulsating metered flow, long life, vibration-free operation, viscosities over 1 million cps, capacities to 450 gpm and pressure to 2,100 psi. 877/486-6966; www.moyno.com.
Water transport controller
The APP 800 automated water transport controller from Flygt – a Xylem Brand, is modular and scalable, allowing quick and easy expansion. With an embedded Web server, operators can check pump status from any location to monitor, troubleshoot, identify trends, handle alarms, and diagnose and resolve faults. The system gives operators access to data from anywhere. 704/409-9700; www.flygtus.com.
The Danfoss MBS1900 pressure transmitter monitors the water pressure in variable-speed booster pumps and relays the information to a programmable logic controller (PLC). If there is little or no water flow, the PLC will slow or put the motor on standby. The PCB design and shielded cable minimize RF conducted noise and maintain a stable output signal. The device uses advanced piezoresistive silicon sensor technology, providing overload pressure up to three times the working pressure. 410/931-8250; www.danfoss.us/ia.
The Channel MonsterXD sewage grinder from JWC Environmental comes in sizes including the XD 3.0, 13 feet tall and producing 7 tons of cutting force at peak loads. The unit combines rotating screening drums and a Muffin Monster grinder to shred solids, rags, plastics and wood while processing up to 59 mgd. It has a 15 hp grinder motor and 1 hp motor for the drums. 800/331-2277; www.jwce.com.
Piston metering pump
The Valveless Piston Metering Pump from Fluid Metering provides fluid control for environmental monitoring, sampling and treatment. The CeramPump design uses a rotating and reciprocating ceramic piston to accomplish pumping and valving functions without valves. The piston and mated liner are made of dimensionally stable, sapphire-hard ceramics for long-term, drift-free accuracy of 1 percent or better. The inert fluid path of ceramic and fluorocarbon is suited for injection of concentrated tracer dyes and water treatment chemicals. 800/223-3388; www.fmipump.com.
Emergency bypass station
The natural-gas-fueled ReliaPrime emergency bypass station from Gorman-Rupp Co. includes a 6-inch Super T Series pump that passes 3-inch spherical solids. A soundproof lightweight aluminum enclosure has lockable door panels and can be removed for maintenance of the pump or engine. The unit comes complete and ready for hookup. 419/755-1011; www.GRpumps.com.
Helical screw pump
The ES400 helical screw pump from Elastec/American Marine is an economical, high-capacity pump for transferring liquids, oils and solids up to 1.5 inches while maintaining high head pressure. The pump handles flows up to 520 gpm with a maximum discharge pressure of 81 psi. It is fully submersible and has an enhanced chromium carbide-coated impeller and volute to generate high discharge pressure. 618/382-2525; www.elastec.com/pumps.
Pump station manager
The MultiSmart pump station manager from Multitrode is designed for fast and easy deployment. It uses pre-programmed logic to reduce operating costs and prevent failures, blockages and spills. It provides preventive versus reactive control, calculates pump efficiency, and decreases pump station electrical consumption by leveraging the most efficient pump. Remote control programming reduces maintenance and troubleshooting costs and site visits. It includes PID controls for booster pumps and built-in local SCADA without HMI hardware and software. 561/994-8090; www.multitrode.com.
Komline-Sanderson plunger pumps are self-priming, handle sludge with entrained gases, and have high volumetric and hydraulic efficiencies. Flow rates are not dependent on sludge concentration. The units are easy to clean and have large internal clearances. They have replaceable connecting rod liners and a packing arrangement that reduces leakage. 800/225-5457; www.komline.com.
Vertical turbine pump
The Vertical Turbine Pump from Ruhrpumpen has multi-stage capability, enabling high discharge heads. Because the suction is in the fluid being pumped, no efficiency is lost on the suction side of the pump. Site suction head can be increased by lowering the pump in the fluid being pumped. Systems can be designed to pump fluids from deep levels. The pumps can be installed in areas where space is a problem and can be fitted with submersible motors to minimize noise. 918/627-8400; www.ruhrpumpen.com.
Rotary lobe pump
The TORNADO T2 rotary lobe pump from NETZSCH Pumps uses lobes running inside a metal housing with a replaceable elastomer liner. The design requires no O-rings or gaskets, yet has robust construction and is simple to maintain. A single, synchronous-toothed timing belt replaces a gearbox. A pulsation-reduction system of channels molded into the rubber walls of the pumping element releases lobe energy and dampens pulsation. The housing design permits full flange-to-flange access when servicing the pump and provides space to access pump internals without disassembling piping. 610/363-8010; www.netzschusa.com.
Solids handling pump
The Flowserve MPT self-priming solids-handling pump passes solids up to 3 inches and handles dirty, gritty water as well as free-flowing slurries, sewage, sludges and many trade effluents. It includes a back pull-out design, belt drive protection, quick-disconnect clean-out and external impeller adjustment, an abrasion-resistant mechanical seal, dual sight glasses, high-temperature capability, portability, oversized shaft and bearings, a solid one-piece flap valve, run-dry capability, oil-lubricated double mechanical seal, and externally adjustable clearances without shims. 800/728-7867; www.flowserve.com.
COMPACT Rotary lobe pump
The IQ Series rotary lobe pump from Vogelsang reduces operating and maintenance costs by eliminating 50 percent of traditional wet-end wear parts. Simply remove the front cover to service the entire wet-end in minutes, without disturbing any connected piping. The ultra-compact design uses integrated flanges that can be oriented in a variety of ways to fit almost anywhere. It features an advanced flow-path for effective suction-lift and pulsation-free flow, and can handle highly viscous sludge containing
solids and abrasives. (800) 984-9400; www.vogelsangusa.com.
Automated alarm system
The StationComm automated alarm system from Smith & Loveless provides wireless pump station monitoring and control with a cellular-based automated alarm texting system that provides two-way communication between user and pump station. Users can text pump stations to remotely operate and maintain the control panel. Supervisors receive simultaneous messages while the system wirelessly sends sequential service messages to up to 10 operators with alarm messages. Various status checks include wet well level, pump run time, station temperature, flow rate and motor amperage. 800/898-9122; www.smithandloveless.com.
vertical pump motors
TITAN II 5812 and 5813 frame vertical motors from Nidec Motor Corp. have a cast iron frame and insulated bearings with shaft grounding provisions. Bearing and winding temperature detectors are available. Both frame sizes are custom-built. The 5813 includes WPI and WPII (weather-protected) enclosures ranging from 250 hp to 1,750 hp. The motor is available as hollow or solid shaft in both low and medium voltages. The 5812 has a fan-cooled enclosure for applications in severe-duty industries. Speeds range from 400 to 1,800 rpm and power ranges from 200 to 1,250 hp. 888/637-7333; www.usmotors.com.
Vacuum-assisted trash pump
The Vacuum-Assisted Trash Pump from Thompson Pump provides flows up to 11,000 gpm, heads up to 340 feet, and solids handling up to 4 inches. It provides fast dry-priming and automatic re-priming with high-pressure capability. The vacuum priming system operates with no oil lubrication, low maintenance and high air handling for faster priming. The unit includes an end-suction centrifugal pump end with a heavy-duty cast iron casing and brackets, stainless steel shaft sleeves, cast iron impeller and wear rings, and an abrasion-resistant tungsten carbide mechanical seal. 800/767-7310; www.thompsonpump.com.
Pump control system
The Eco Smart Station AB Control System from SJE-Rhombus provides a safe, simple, energy-efficient solution for optimum pump control in municipal lift stations. The 700-color display helps users monitor and configure the pump station. The controller provides energy-efficient level control, automatic pump alternation, flow monitoring, data logging, alarm logging and historical trending. It comes with an SD memory card for data storage and download. The control and power circuitry are isolated in separate compartments, protecting operators from high-energy circuits and arc flash. 888/342-5753; www.EcoSmartPanel.com.
Pump station controller
SCADAPack E Smart RTU pump station controllers from Schneider Electric suit many water and wastewater applications. When used with ClearSCADA critical infrastructure remote management software, centralized SCADAPack E configuration and security management integration saves on total cost of ownership for geographically distributed water and wastewater assets. Encryption protects DNP3 data transmission using unique security keys, ensuring data confidentiality and integrity for revenue metering data and critical operations. 888/778-2733; www.schneider-electric.us.
The OLS Series control panel from Orenco Controls contains integrated variable-frequency drives that optimize system operation, reduce energy usage, and prolong pump and system life by reducing hard starts and water hammer. Multiple drives can be configured through one simple human-machine interface. Engineers can pre-program user interfaces to site-specific needs. The outdoor-rated control panel, housed in a weatherproof enclosure, has circuit protection, heat dissipation systems, phase and voltage protection, and level controls. 877/257-8712; www.orencocontrols.com.
Sludge pumps from Schwing Bioset can pump dewatered biosolids from belt presses, centrifuges, plate and frame presses and screw presses. The pumps have a volumetric capacity exceeding 300 gpm and operating pressures up to 1,885 psi. Along with non-flowable materials, they pump scum and grease. The pumps operate with a single-circuit, open-loop hydraulic system. A hydraulically actuated poppet valve works with the pump to prevent material backflow and ensure proper sequencing of operations. 715/247-3433; www.schwingbioset.com.
Pipe flow monitor
The Flow Pulse pipe flow monitor from Pulsar Process Measurement monitors flow rates for pump efficiency in sewage pumping stations. Ultrasound is fired through the pipe wall and reflected back from bubbles, particles and vortices in all directions. A digital signal processing system analyzes and integrates received signals over a wide frequency range, then slices them for real-time analysis and flow rate calculation. It operates in a flow range from 1 to 13 feet per second. The system provides repeatability and accuracy of ±5 percent. 850/279-4882; www.pulsar-pm.com.
Cake pump system
The piping-contained Cake Pump System from seepex replaces the open-air cake transfer method using conveyors. The pitch, diameter and speed of the auger can be adjusted to match the application, while load cells automate the process. The hopper is fitted with sensors that detect the increase in weight and adjust pump speed accordingly, saving energy. The system includes a pressure sensor, a dry-running protection sensor, a boundary layer injection system, and an engineered control panel. 937/864-7150; www.seepex.net.
Screw centrifugal pump
The Triton screw centrifugal pump from Vaughan Company has an open-channel impeller that handles thick sludges, large or stringy solids, and delicate or highly abrasive materials. 888/249-2467; www.chopperpumps.com.
Diaphragm metering pump
The PHP-800 diaphragm metering pump from Omega Engineering has PVDF double ball valves, pumps up to 42 gph and handles output pressures up to 175 psi. The pump has a digital touchpad and backlit LCD display that shows the output percentage and diaphragm failure alarm status. A diaphragm failure detection system shuts off the pump head if a chemical leak occurs. 800/826-6342; www.omega.com.
The KRT series of submersible pumps from KSB includes a closed-loop cooling jacket that does not use the pumped media for cooling the motor. This cooling system provides optimal heat dissipation even if the submersible motors are exposed to the air, allowing the pumps to work continuously at low water levels. They are offered with several impeller types, and include mechanical seals and hard metal wear rings and sensors to monitor the motor windings, bearings, and mechanical seals. The pumps also feature epoxy-sealed cable glands along with additional material variants. 804/222-1818; www.ksbusa.com.
AC pump, fan drive
The 100 FLOW AC drive from Vacon is optimized for pump and fan applications and designed for water and wastewater applications. Features include Multimater and Multifollower for simultaneously controlling multiple pumps, multilingual graphical display, configuration wizards for easy setup, and intuitive built-in block programming function for special needs, including retrofits. The drive has a power range of 0.75 to 250 hp and voltage range of 230 to 500. 717/261-5000; www.vacon.com.
Submersible shredder pump
S4SHR and S4SHR-LP 4-inch hydraulic submersible shredder pumps from Hydra-Tech continuously rip and shear solids with a 360-degree shredding action. A carbide-tipped impeller and hardened macerator suction plate produce a violent shredding action that keeps the discharge open. The pump's 21.5-inch diameter allows it to fit through most manholes. 570/645-3779; www.hydra-tech.com.
MRoy Series metering pumps from Milton Roy offer application flexibility for efficient performance at capacities from 0.46 to 170 gph. The pumps have a design life of 30 years for the drive and 96,000 hours for the pure PTF0E diaphragm. Turndown flexibility and the ability to accept process signals enable technicians to tune the pump to the application. 215/ 441-0800; www.miltonroy.com.