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Why sealless pumps are the smart choice

Magnetic drive sealless pumps have many key design features for increased reliability, cost-effectiveness, enhanced safety and are very environmentally friendly. In addition magnetic drive pumps save time and cost on design, installation and operation.

 

By specifying an HMD Kontro sealless pump you can be absolutely positive that you have made the right decision. Combining cutting edge technology with over seventy years of expertise and experience, since we were the first in the world to develop the concept, our pumps provide complete peace of mind.

  • Completely Contained Sealless Design
  • Single Joint Casing and Containment Shell
  • High Efficiency Magnetic Couplings & Wet End
  • Modular Rotating Element Cartridge
  • Fully Confined Casing Gasket
  • Robust Magnetic Coupling
  • Wide Choice of Materials
  • Universal Connection Options
  • Interchangeable Components

HMD Kontro pumps are built to last.  We have many examples of extended pump life across our seventy year history, we have more experience than any other manufacturer. In many installations, HMD Kontro have run without maintenance for ten years and often even more.

In most HMD Kontro pumps we use silicon carbide bearings, a material so hard that under normal process and conditions it will not wear for many years. When you add permanent samarium cobalt magnets and the unique way we engineer our pumps, this results in a very long service life with minimal maintenance and cost.

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Sealless & API Standards

The API (American Petroleum Institute) standards are used to define systems, tests and equipment design predominantly for the oil and gas, petroleum and petrochemical industries. Whilst API 685 relates to sealless magnetic drive pumps, API 610 covers the requirements of mechanically sealed pumps.

Sealless API Standards

 

The API 685 Standard is for Sealless Pumps

The scope of the API 685 standard covers the minimum design, testing, dynamics, and metallurgical requirements for sealless centrifugal pumps.  Included are single stage pump designs for magnetic drive pumps of both synchronous and eddy-current / torque ring drive designs and as well as canned motor pumps.

API 685 was initially released in October 2000 and standardises the application of sealless pumps in petroleum, heavy-duty chemical and gas service industries.

HMD Kontro has been building sealless magnetic drive pumps for oil and gas associated industries to API codes since 1983 and has a long association and history with the standard. The second edition of the standard came out in February 2011 and HMD Kontro pumps fully conform to this updated version.

For further information on our comprehensive GSP range of pumps including vertical, or high-pressure versions, please see the GSP product page.

Think Sealless Survey – Final Chance to Win £100

Please take a few minutes to complete our questionnaire.

All good things must come to an end and that is true of the Sealless Survey. The final date to submit an entry and be included in the free prize draw is fast approaching, Saturday 30th April 2022.

Remember, all entrants to the Sealless Survey before the end of April 2022 will be entered into the prize draw, and three lucky people will be selected at random to win £100 (or the local currency equivalent) in Amazon gift cards.

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The completed surveys we have received so far have been incredibly useful to us in knowing what you love about sealless pumps and the questions you may have.

Thank you to all those that have taken the time to complete the survey. We will be assimilating all the data and using the results to further improve our sealless pumps as well as publishing the results and replying to any questions raised directly.

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