Weir Minerals’ new high-lift dewatering pump

Weir Minerals has launched the newest edition in its vary of Warman centrifugal pumps, the DWU dewatering pump, to the European market.
The pump is designed to ship elevated efficiency where water needs to be lifted over greater heights – a typical requirement in each open and underground mines – and the unit delivers efficient operation at heads of as much as a hundred and forty m.
Four completely different sizes are available, with outlet diameters of 75 mm, one hundred twenty five mm, a hundred and fifty mm and 200 mm and around 50% of the components used in the new design are interchangeable with Weir Minerals’ well-liked slurry pump, the Warman WBH, to help clients simplify spare components ordering and holding.
Accredited ’ engineers have designed a new, double-volute casing which reduces radial load and is capable of maintaining inner pressures of as much 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 supervisor for mine dewatering, stated: “The dewatering system is a vital a half of virtually every mining operation across the globe, and we’re committed to making sure that our vary of dewatering pumps is broad enough to deliver optimum effectivity, regardless of the requirements.

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