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Precise Pigment Dosing at Paper Mill

Posted on by R Andrew Springer

Precise Pigment Dosing reduces problems for BillerudKorsnäs

This abrasive pigment that controls the shade of the paper stock is added at the preparation stage. “We dose very low, precise volumes as the shade is critical” explains Engineering Manager Tony Halhead. “However, the abrasive nature of the pigment was causing the stators and rotors in our Progressive Cavity (PC) pump to wear, leading to a drop in performance.”

APEX Pump at Pigment Manufacturing Plant

Uptime and continuity with reliable performance

Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) recommended the use of a Bredel APEX hose pump. The benefit for APEX users such as BillerudKorsnäs is reduced maintenance intervals, leading to decreased cost of ownership. Operating and inventory costs are also less, as a single hose element is all that needs to be replaced.

BillerudKorsnäs installed two APEX pumps, one duty and one standby. The pumps are fixed to a mobile skid and piped with valves to speed changeover. “Since installation the APEX pumps have been running reliably in a 24/7 operation,” says Mr. Halhead. “We are now considering the replacement of other PC pumps on site with APEX models.”




Originally published by Watson Marlow

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Graco Inc Pumps for Every Step of the Print Process

Posted on by R Andrew Springer

Graco Piston Pump for InkGraco has a pump to fit every step of the print process. From ingredient supply to finish ink delivery, from any supply source, Graco has a pump ideally suited to the task.
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Graco’s 4-Ball Piston Pump Technology for Industrial Applications

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4-Ball Pumps: Low Cycle Rates & High FlowGraco 4-Ball Piston Pump Technology Cutaway

Positive displacement piston pumps with 4-Ball Technology displace fluids in both directions of the stroke. This provides high flows at lower cycle rates, saving energy and reducing wear on the pump. The new enclosed wet cup and spring loaded packings reduce operator maintenance and reduce maintenance costs.
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New Graco Ink Pumps- Long Lasting Piston Pumps with Sealed Wet Cups.

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Graco Introduces New Ink Pumps!

Ink Pump-ThumbThese Graco piston pumps have an enclosed, dual seal wet cup design with an extended seal life – ideal for the most difficult inks. This piston pump is available with a hydraulic or pneumatic motor and an optional runaway control.  It is suitable for use with low and high volume multiple press printers using letterpress or lithographic inks, and ingredient supply to dispersion mixers.

Ink Pump Highlights:

• Prolonged seal life with enclosed, dual seal wet cups

• Runaway control with optional DataTrak™

• MaxLife® seal for longer life

• Handles difficult inks

• Offered in 14:1 to 26:1 ratios

• Lower conversion kit available for King air motors

• Available with hydraulic or pneumatic motors

Graco offers many pumps, pump systems and other industrial products.  They are committed to continually improving their products and bringing new technology to market to make your process run better and make your job easier.  To see a complete list of Graco Products follow the links below.

Additional Ink Pumps

Download the Graco Piston Ink Pumps Flyer (pdf)

Download the Graco Ink Manufacturing and Printing Solutions Brochure (pdf)

See More Pumps and Specifications for Graco in our Catalog

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