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Chocolate Pumping with SLR Rotary Lobe Pump


Pumping chocolate (as well as compound chocolate, creams and cocoa paste) can be a delicate process. For this reason, a number of factors have to be taken into account.


Because the viscosity of the fluid can be very high, it is essential to select the appropriate pumps. We recommend using rotary lobe pumps: in addition to being capable of pumping high-viscosity products efficiently, they are hygienic and easy to clean.

Maintaining a constant temperature is very important. Too high a temperature can cause caramelization of the product, whereas too low a temperature can lead to solidification or … Read the rest


MasoSine Reduces Noise on Pie Filling Line While Maintaining Product Integrity

MasoSine pump technology has solved a number of problems associated with Air-Operated Diaphragm Pumps (AODs) on Pukka Pies’ bakery production line.


The bakery had been using an AOD pump to transfer pre-cooked meat pie filling from a 200-liter capacity mixing bowl to a depositor feed hopper. The transfer of pie fillings, often involving high suction lift, can be a significant challenge for bakeries.

Pukka Pies found that the meat mixture was problematic for the AOD pumps. They needed to find a pump that could transfer the product whilst maintaining product integrity. They also found that their pump was … Read the rest


FLUX OEM High Viscosity, Sanitary Cart

Need a custom cart made for transferring thick, viscous fluids? Don’t have time to design and build one yourself? Don’t worry, FLUX and Springer Pumps have you covered.

We have the experience and know-how to make a cart, sanitary or industrial, to fit your needs.

Cart Features:

  • Electric or air-powered motors
  • Variety of pump sizes and material options
  • Viscosities to 100,000 cPs
  • Flows to 116 GPM
  • Pressures to 112 PSIG

Many other options are available from FLUX and Springer Pumps





Graco SaniForce 2.0 Launch

Graco Inc. recently held a SaniForce 2.0 launch event for distributors. The new SaniForce line features design improvements for diaphragm pumps, Drum Unloaders, and Bin Evacuation Systems. There is are new Air & Electric Driven Large Particle "Poultry" Pumps, an induction plate for Unloaders and more sizes of diaphragm pumps. Watch this brief video for a quick preview and stay tuned for details in upcoming articles and on our catalog. Read More...

Bredel CIP Hose Pumps Offer Hygienic Pumping of Hot, Viscous Cheese Sauces and More…

Bredel 50 CIP (clean-in-place) pumps are in operation at a global brand sauce and condiments manufacturing plant in Russia. They transfer cheese sauce, tomato ketchup, and mayonnaise and replaced pumps that were proving difficult to clean and maintain.

Pumps have been installed on two filling lines to transfer cheese sauce, which is heated to 167F. Here, the sauce needs to be pumped quickly from the hoppers to the filling line at flow rates of up to 1849 GPH. If the sauce cools in the pump hose or in the transfer lines, it will solidify, causing huge cleaning issues because hot … Read the rest


Certa Now Certified for Aseptic Applications with More Sizes to Spec

Certa now has full EHEDG Aseptic certification allowing use within aseptic processes without the need for additional certification. Certa doesn’t require additional steam ports due to its bacteria tight design, proven by its EHEDG Aseptic certification. Read More...

SENTRY CIP Sanitary Flow Through Dampeners

BLACOH SENTRY CIP Flow Through Dampeners allow for pulsation dampeners in sanitary applications. Specially made bladders allow Clean-in-Place operation and more. Read more HERE... Read More...

Introducing Certa™ Sine Pumps from MasoSine

The brand new Certa™ line from MasoSine is the cleanest Sine pump ever. It sets a new standard for pumps in the food processing industry. Certa™ pumps meet the highest sanitary standards including 3A and EHEDG Type EL Class I. Certa™ is extremely easy to clean and fully drainable and CIPable. See the videos below and visit our catalog in the link to find out more about this innovative new pump from Watson Marlow! Read More...

Positive Displacement Pump Problems?

Positive displacement pumps are used successfully in a wide range of applications in almost every industry. Many of these applications, however, suffer from a wide range of problems common to pumps like rotary lobe, rotary piston and progressive cavity pumps. Whether it be cavitation, rotor-to-body contact, wear due to tight clearances and abrasive fluids, loud operating noise or frequent repairs due to axial deflection these issues cause no end of headaches to the plant maintenance personnel that deal with them. Read More...

Innovative Graco Products at EastPack Booth 2657

Graco SaniForce Products will Be on Display at EastPack in Booth 2657Graco 1040e e-Series Sanitary AODD Pump: SaniForce Drum Unloader, SaniForce e-Series Electrically Operated Double Diaphragm Pumps, and SaniForce 3150 High Sanitation and 3A AODD Pumps. Read More...