Weir Minerals’ new high-lift dewatering pump

Invitation only has launched the newest edition in its range of Warman centrifugal pumps, the DWU dewatering pump, to the European market.
The pump is designed to ship elevated effectivity where water must be lifted over larger heights – a standard requirement in each open and underground mines – and the unit delivers environment friendly operation at heads of up to 140 m.
Four totally different sizes are available, with outlet diameters of seventy five mm, 125 mm, 150 mm and 200 mm and around 50% of the parts used within the new design are interchangeable with Weir Minerals’ popular slurry pump, the Warman WBH, to help shoppers simplify spare elements ordering and holding.
Weir Minerals’ engineers have designed a new, double-volute casing which reduces radial load and is capable of sustaining inside pressures of as a lot as 7,000 kPa, permitting the pumps to be configured in sequence to deliver even larger head heights.
Steve Sedgwick, the Weir Minerals Europe product manager for mine dewatering, stated: “The dewatering system is a vital a part of almost every mining operation across the globe, and we’re dedicated to ensuring that our range of dewatering pumps is broad sufficient to ship optimum efficiency, whatever the requirements.

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