Exceptional value and performance promised
THE NEW TopLobe Plus ( TLP) Series offers customers a versatile, hygienic rotary lobe pump with low shear and gentle product handling for both high and low viscosity products, says SPX Flow. With a design based on long experience in highly successful rotary lobe pump models, 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 optimised for energy efficiency operation and offer flushed double mechanical seals optionally to allow dry running.
Innovatively designed with a unique rotor- shaft attachment that ensures accurate rotor positioning and backlash-free connection, the TLP pumps provide users with 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 of the pump is complemented by CIP capability as standard and free- draining pump housing. Other key features include a compact shaft sealing with short overhang and helical gears for smooth power transmission.
Versatile and easy to install, the TLP pump is suitable for horizontal or vertical mounting, capable of bi- directional flow and has a four-way mounting gear case, says the manufacturer. Designed to reduce the total cost of ownership, the pump is easy to disassemble/reassemble and straightforward to service and maintain. A timing reference mark on the rotor and shaft provides a reference point during assembly, while a non- uniform screw pattern prevents misalignment. Tapers on the fixing screws and rotor precisely locate the rotor during assembly and prevent screws from loosening during operation.
Overall, the new TLP pump combines proven features of previous SPX Flow rotary lobe product lines with new innovations to further enhance efficiency, reliability and total cost of ownership. It offers a wealth of features in a range of standard models that represent excellent value and, with completely assembled pumps held in stock ready for shipment, is available with an incredibly short lead time. Its hygienic performance and efficiency makes it ideal for wide range of applications including syrups and sauces, liquid soap and shampoo, pharmaceutical emulsions and slurries, cosmetic creams and lotions, paints, paper pulps, dyes, chemical fibres and many more.