Hygienic rotary lobe pump
SPX Flow, Charlotte, N.C., introduced the TopLobe Plus (TLP) Series, a versatile, hygienic rotary lobe pump with low shear and gentle product handling for both high and low viscosity products.
The new pumps provide reliable performance with low noise, robust, consistent, smooth displacement of product using sizable fluid cavities that can accommodate large solids in the product flow. They are also optimized for energy efficiency operation and offer flushed double mechanical seals optionally to allow dry running.
Designed with a unique rotor shaft attachment that ensures accurate rotor positioning and backlash-free connection, the TLP pumps provide easy access and straightforward servicing. The unique gear case design ensures no cross-contamination of lubricating oils into the product zone, and pre-loaded tapered roller bearings require no shimming. The 3A-certified, hygienic design is complemented by clean-in-place capability. Other key features include a compact shaft sealing with short overhang and helical gears for smooth power transmission.
SPX Flow, division of SPX Corp.