LEWA expands take a look at vary of container check bench

German pump manufacturer LEWA has expanded the test range of its specially developed container take a look at bench to take care of hot or explosive fluids.
The test bench was initially launched in December 2018 however Lewa has so far solely used water because the conveyed medium for testing and verifying pump capabilities. Inexpensive of the fluids Lewa offers with are ranked as supercritical in terms of explosion hazard and employee protection, so the corporate has now expanded its take a look at range to cover these varieties of media.
In addition to an experimental space of explosion safety Zone 1 the place the take a look at experiments take place, the container additionally includes a safe control room without explosion hazard for housing the drive and management equipment. Supercritical fluids corresponding to gasoline, methanol, acetone or nitrocellulose thinner are used within the take a look at chamber, whose inside can be considered through gas-tight glass panes, at process temperatures of as much as 80°C and a maximum quantity of 200 l. A high-resolution information recording system ensures correct monitoring and outcomes.
The preliminary check has been carried out on the system to examine diaphragm clampings for micro-leakage using a low-viscosity fluid and the the Lewa Ecoflow LDG3 kind with an M9 pump head.
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