LEWA expands take a look at range of container test bench

German pump producer LEWA has expanded the test vary of its specially developed container check bench to take care of sizzling or explosive fluids.
The take a look at bench was initially launched in December 2018 but Lewa has up to now solely used water as the conveyed medium for testing and verifying pump features. In record time of the fluids Lewa offers with are ranked as supercritical when it comes to explosion hazard and employee protection, so the company has now expanded its take a look at vary to cover these sorts of media.
In addition to an experimental space of explosion safety Zone 1 where the take a look at experiments take place, the container additionally includes a safe management room without explosion hazard for housing the drive and management gear. Supercritical fluids corresponding to gasoline, methanol, acetone or nitrocellulose thinner are used within the take a look at chamber, whose interior can be seen through gas-tight glass panes, at process temperatures of up to 80°C and a most amount of 200 l. A high-resolution knowledge recording system ensures accurate monitoring and outcomes.
The initial check has been carried out on the system to check 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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