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Operating Instruction
for Peripheral Pumps

Serial No.


EDUR-Pumpenfabrik Postfach 1949 D-24018 Kiel

Eduard Redlien GmbH & Co. KG Tel. (+431) 689868 Fax (+431) 6898800

Contents 4.4 Piping 4

4.4.1 General Remarks 4
1 Safety 2 4.4.2 Suction Pipeline 5
1.1 Marking of instructions in the operating 4.4.3 Pressure Pipeline 5
instructions 2 4.4.4 Additional Connections 5
1.2 Personnel qualification and training 2
1.3 Dangers in the event of non-compliance 5 Starting Operation/Stopping Operation 5
with safety instructions 3 5.1 Preparations for Initial 5
1.4 Responsible working practices 3 5.2 Initial Starting 5
1.5 Safety instructions for the user/operator 3 5.3 Restarting 5
1.6 Safety instructions for maintenance, 5.4 Stopping Operation 5
inspection and mounting work 3
6 Service/Maintenance 5
1.7 Unauthorized conversion and production of
6.1 Supervision of Operation 5
replacement parts 3
6.1.1 Shaft Bearing 6
1.8 Impermissible modes of operation 3
6.1.2 Mechanical Seal 6
2 Intermediate Storage 4 6.2 Maintenance 6
2.1 Internal Preservation 4 6.2.1 Preparations 6
2.2 Preservation Control 4 6.2.2 Dismounting 6
2.3 Removal of Preservation 4 Pump 6 Dismounting of Mechanical Seal 6
3 Description 4 Motor 6
3.1 Design 4 6.2.3 Mounting 6
3.2 Place of Operation 4 General Remarks 6 Mounting of Mechanical Seal 6
4 Mounting 4
4.1 Installation 4 7 Pump view and list of spare parts 7
4.2 Connected Loads 4
4.3 Direction 4 8 Disturbances 8

The most important operatinal data are mentioned Warning symbol
on the type label. The sound pressure produced as per DIN 4844-W9
by the peripheral pump does not exceed the value
70 dB(A). Warning of danger from electric voltage is given
as follows:

1 Safety
These operating instructions contain basic safety Warning symbol
instructions for installation, operation and as per DIN 4844-W8
maintenance. It is therefore essential that they are
read by fitters and all specialist staff and customer Instructions which are essential to avoid
personnel prior to installation and start-up. They endangering the machine and its functioning are
must always be kept at hand at the place of marked by the word
The special safety instructions contained in the CAUTION
other chapters must be observed in addition to the
general safety instructions in this chapter. Instructions affixed directly to the machine such
- Directional markers
1.1 Marking of Instructions in the - Signs for fluid connections
Operating Instructions
must always be observed and maintained in fully
The safety instructions contained in these legible condition at all times.
operating instructions which represent a danger to
personnel if not complied with are specially
marked by the general danger symbol: 1.2 Personnel Qualification and
The operating, maintenance, inspection and
mounting personnel must be appropriately qualified
for the duties assigned to them. The scope of their

responsibilities, competency and supervisory duties - Dangers from electrical energy must be
must be closely controlled by the customer. If the eliminated. For details in this regard, refer to
personnel do not have the required knowledge, VDE and local power company regulations.
they must be trained and instructed. If required, this
may be provided by the manufacturer/supplier on
behalf of the customer. The customer must 1.6 Safety Instructions for
additionally ensure that personnel fully understand
the content of the operating instructions. Maintenance, Inspection and
Mounting Work
The operator company shall ensure that all
1.3 Dangers in the Event of Non- maintenance, inspection and mounting work is
compliance with Safety performed by authorized and qualified specialist
Instructions personnel who have thoroughly studied the
operating instructions.
Failure to comply with the safety instructions may
result in danger to persons, and place the Work on the machine is only to be carried out
environment and the machine at risk. Non- when the machine is at a standstill. The means of
compliance with the safety instructions may lead shutdown of the machine described in the
to the loss of any claims for damages. operating instructions must always be followed.

Non-compliance may relate to the following dangers: Pumps or aggregates handling fluids which are
- Failure of important functions of the plant detrimental to health must be decontaminated. All
- Failure of specified methods for safety and protective devices must immediately
maintenance and servicing be refitted and made operational on completion of
the work.
- Danger to persons resulting from electrical,
mechanical and chemical effects Pumps or aggregates handling fluids which are
- Danger to the invironment resulting from detrimental to health must be decontaminated. All
leakage of hazardous substances safety and protective devices must immediately
be refitted and made operational on completion of
the work.
1.4 Responsible Working Practices
The instructions under Section 5.1, Preparation
The safety instructions contained in these operating for Initial Operation, must be observed before
instructions, current national accident prevention restarting.
regulations, as well as internal working, operating and
safety rules of the customer, must be obeserved.
1.7 Unauthorized Conversion and
Production of Replacement Parts
1.5 Safety Instructions for the
Conversion or modification of the machines is
only permissible after consultation with the
- Hot or cold parts representing a danger manufacturer. Original replacement parts and
must be protected against accidental contact accessories approved by the manufacturer serve
on site. safety purposes. If other parts are used the
manufacturer cannot be held liable for the
- Protection against accidental contact for
moving parts (such as the coupling) must not
be removed while the machine is in operation.
- When operating pump aggregates in a dust-
laden environment (e.g. milling, chipboard 1.8 Impermissible Modes of Operation
manufacture, bakeries), the surfaces of the
The operating safety of the machine supplied is
pumps and motors must be cleaned at
only ensured when it is used in accordance with
regular intervals, depending on local
Section 1 of the operating instructions. The limit
conditions, in order to maintain the cooling
values given on the data sheet must under no
effect and eliminate the possibility of
circumstances be exceeded.
spontaneous combustion.
- Leckage (e.g. from the shaft seal) of
hazardous substances being handled, such
as explosive, toxic or hot materials, must be
discharged such that no danger to persons
or the environment is created. Legal
regulations must be observed.

2 Intermediate Storage 4 Mounting

On delivery, all pumps are preserved. Thus, they 4.1 Installation
can be stored for 6-12 months. If the storage time
is longer or the pumps are not in operation, they Irrespective of the fitting position, pumps in
must receive additional preservation on the inside. unit-construction can be installed on a pedestal by
The preservating means (please consult us) means of a base.
depends on the used materials and conditions of The installation position "motor faced down" is
operation. only permitted with the manufacturer's approval.
The storage room must be roofed and well The pedestal must be even with sufficient load
ventilated. Avoid temperatures below zero and capacity and must have fasteners. In the case of
high humidity. selfpriming pumps, the inlet bend must not be
removed or turned around.

2.1 Internal Preservation

4.2 Connected Loads
Close the suction branch securely. Fill the pump
with the preservating means and slowly turn the Work must only be executed when
rotor manually. Close the pressure branch electricity is switched off. Make sure
securely. that the system cannot be powered on

Prior to connecting the pump to

2.2 Preservation Control CAUTION the power system, fill it with
pumped liquid. The pump must by no means be
Check the filling level of the pump and turn the
operated without liquid!
rotor by hand at regular intervals of 3 months.
Refill preservating means, if necessary. The pump must be connected according to
international national require-ments as well as
according to the requirements of the local mains
2.3 Removal of Preservation system. Voltage and frequency must correspond
to the winding of the electric drive. For details of
Prior to operation, the pump must be rinsed the respective widing, see the type label.
thoroughly. In the case of additional preservation, The motor must not be operated without motor
the preservating means on the inside must at first protection facility.
be removed. For motors with explosion protection, the range of
temperature of the motor indicated on the type
label must correspond to the range of the fuel
3 Description gas.

3.1 Design
4.3 Direction
Pump in unit-construction with electric drive unit,
with a pump/motor shaft of different materials, Switch on the motor briefly in order to check the
sizes and with different shaft sealings. direction of rotation. The motor must not reach its
operational speed. The direction of rotation must
correspond to the arrow indicating the direction of
3.2 Place of Operation rotation on top of the pump. If the direction of
rotation is not correct, perform the relevant
The pump unit must be freely accessible for the modifications at the phase-sequence.
purpose of supervision, servicing, maintenance,
mounting and dismounting.
Avoid using it in corrosive and very dusty
4.4 Piping
The limiting values of the electric drive unit with 4.4.1 General Remarks
regard to the insulation material class and the
types of protection must be observed. The nominal widths of the pipes must be at least
as wide as those of the pump connection joints.
For adapters, use extension angles of 8, if
The pipes must be gathered and secured right in
front of the pump so that their weight does not
affect the pump. The negative effects of variations

in temperature and occurring oscillation may be motor. Immediately after reaching the operational
reduced by installing a suitable bellow expansion speed, slowly close the stop valve of the pressure
joint. pipeline and adjust the operating point.
Measuring equipment for supervision of the pump
operation is required. The pump must never be operated for a
Prior to operation, all parts in contact with liquids longer period if the outlet stop valve is
must be thoroughly cleaned. closed. The pump unit will be damaged
if the pumped liquid exceeds the permitted
4.4.2 Suction Pipeline
The suction pipeline must be as short as possible. 5.3 Restarting
Variations in diameter and additional piping must
be kept to a minimum. The suction pipeline Do not restart the pump until the pump shaft
towards the pump must be rising, the inlet must stands still.
be descending to prevent an air pocket from being
formed. For non-selfpriming pumps, installation of CAUTION Backflow of liquid must not result
in a change of direction of rotation
a foot valve into the suction pipeline is compulsory
of the pump. If this is the case, mechanical seals
in order to avoid that, in case of a standstill, the
dependent on direction of rotation may be
pump and the suction pipeline run out of liquid
during suction operation.
Contamination of the pumped liquid is to be
avoided by using a suction hose or a filter. By no
means must air penetrate through the liquid level 5.4 Stopping Operation
via the suction hose or dirt be whirled up from the
liquid pool. Clean the suction hose and filter Switch off the motor and observe that it slows
regularly. down smoothly. Close stop valve of the suction or
To close the suction pipeline in the case of inlet pipeline. If there is a backflow stop and
mounting or maintenance work, a stop valve must sufficient counter pressure in the pipeline, the
be provided near the pump. The stop valve must stop valve can remain open.
not be used for adjustment and must be If the pumped liquid reaches temperatures below
completely open during operation. zero and/or if longer periods of standstill occur,
the pump must be drained completely and be
preserved (see section 2.1).
4.4.3 Pressure Pipeline
For adjustment, repair and mounting of the pump, 6 Service/Maintenance
a stop valve is to be provided near the pressure
joint. 6.1 Supervision of Operation
Ensure that the pump runs free of vibration and
4.4.4 Additional Connections The pump must by no means be operated without
Connections for ventilation and release of the There is only a minimal or invisible loss of leakage
leakage liquid are also described in the drawings. (steam) if the mechanical seals function correctly.
Do not operate the pump for a longer period with
a closed stop valve.
5 Starting Operation/Stopping Operation The maximum permitted environmental
temperature is 40oC. The storing temperature
5.1 Preparations for Initial measured at the motor or pump casing may
exceed the environmental temperature by 50oC. It
Prior to the start, the pump and the suction must not exceed 90oC. Only operate the pump at
pipeline must be drained of air and be completely a higher temperature with the manufacturer's
filled with the pumped liquid. The stop valve in the approval.
suction or inlet pipeline must be completely open, Installed pumps must be powered on and off
if there is one. briefly once a week in order to guarantee that they
are ready for operation.

5.2 Initial Starting

The pump must not be started until the outlet stop
valve is opened so as to avoid overstressing the

6.1.1 Shaft Bearing complete mechanical seal can be removed with

its casing (100).
Under normal operation conditions, replace the
motor bearings after 20.000 hours of operation or
at the latest after 2,5 years. In the case of bad Motor
operation conditions, as e.g. a high environmental
temperature or a corrosive and dusty To dismount the motor, the pump must normally
environment, the motor bearings must be checked be completely dismounted.
at an earlier date and, if necessary, be replaced.

6.2.3 Mounting
6.1.2 Mechanical Seal General Remarks
The mechanical seals are maintenance-free. If
leakages occur after a longer period of operation, Prior to mounting, all parts must be cleaned
replace the complete seal. thoroughly. Remove remaining parts of the seals.
Slight scratches and grooves on the shaft near
the shaft seal and on other sealing surfaces of the
6.2 Maintenance casings are to be polished with linen. If this is not
possible, replace the parts. Check O-rings for
6.2.1 Preparations damage and replace them, if necessary. Mounting
is effected in the reverse order of dismounting.
In order to make sure that the pump When replacing the cover (160) onto the casing
cannot be started, separate the power (100), make sure that the arrow indicating the
cable from the motor. Secure the unit direction of rotation is exactly between the
against accidental switch-on. connection joints of the pump.
Close the stop valves of the pressure and suction
The pump casing must have reached the Mounting of Mechanical Seal
environmental temperature and be drained of
When mounting the mechanical
liquid and pressure.
CAUTION seals, you must proceed very
carefully and with precision.

6.2.2 Dismounting Do not touch the surfaces of the seal. Do not

damage the sealing parts. To facilitate the
By no means use force while dismounting the pump. mounting, moisten elastomer with low-surface
tension water.
Separate the pumps from the piping and any
additional connections. Loosen the fasteners from Mechanical seals and sealing parts with
the base. elastomer made of EP caoutchouc must
Impellers, which cannot easily be removed from by no means come in contact with oil or
the shaft, can be pushed back from the shaft by grease.
means of two hexagon screws.
The shape of spare mechanical seals may differ
from those of the installed mechanical seal.
However, the dimensions of the spare mechanical Pump
seal are the same and for that reason it can be
Continue dismounting the pump as described in replaced.
the drawings on page 7.
For details of the individual types of mechanical
Mark the position and sequence of the pump parts
seals observe the following procedures.
for later mounting.
CAUTION Observe the enclosed, seperate
mounting instructions for those Dismounting of Mechanical types of mechanical seals which are not listed.
To replace the mechanical seal, the pump must
first be dismounted.
After removal of the cover (160), the
impeller (230) and the shaft circlip (932), the

Stressed mechanical seal independent of direction Stressed mechanical seal dependent on

of rotation with elastomer bellows (fig. direction of rotation with conical springs


Carefully press angle collar (1) together with

counter ring (2) into the counter ring fit. Twist the Fig.
rotating unit (3,4,5) onto the shaft as far as the
counter ring. Put on supporting ring and mount Insert O Ring (1) into counter ring fit and
circlip (932) and/or push shaft sleeve for carefully press counter ring (2) into it. Push
mechanical seal (516) onto the shaft. mechanical seal (3) onto the shaft as far as
the counter ring. Press O Ring (4) into the
mechanical seal by means of the supporting
ring. The pivot of the pressure spring (6)
must be situated in the groove of the
mechanical seal ring. Put on locking
ring (7). Mount circlip (932).
7 Pump view and list of spare parts

Part-No. Designation Part-No. Designation Part-No. Designation

100 casing 412 O-ring 914/.1 hexagon socket head cap screw
160 cover 433 mechanical seal 930 tooth lock washer
230 impeller 507 deflector 932 circlip
411 joint ring 903 screwed plug 940 key
A: Screwed plug G /8 for vent connection When ordering spare parts, please
and pressure gauge connection indicate serial no., type no. and
B: Screwed plug G /8 for drain parts no. by all means
8 Disturbances

To eliminate disturbance, the pump must have reached


Bearing temperature too high

the environmental temperature and must be drained of

Pump is becoming too hot

Motor protection activated
Overstressing of the drive
of air and pressure.

Leakages at the casings

Shaft seal leaks badly

Pump operates badly
Rates of flow too low
The chart shows a list of potential errors and their possible causes. For
errors which are not listed here or which have other reasons, please
Pump is blocked

Heads too low

consult us.
Coupling fault

Cause Elimination
Pump and/or suction pipeline is not Drain of air and fill
z z completely drained of air/filled
Suction level too high, NPSH value of Completely open stop slide in the suction
z z z z the unit too high pipeline, check suction bag/footing valve, if
necessary, increase liquid level, if necessary
Air inclusion in the pumped liquid too Seal suction pipeline once again, check suc-
z z z high tion bag, increase liquid level, if necessary
z z z z Formation of air bag in suction pipeline Change suction pipeline/attach drain valve
Direction of rotation incorrect Check and change phasequence, if
z z necessary
z Rates of flow too low Readjust operating point
z z Wear of inner parts Replace inner parts
z z z Pump operates out of tolerance Readjust operating point
z Shaft seal damaged Replace shaft seal bzw.
z z Speed too low Increase speed1)
z z Speed too high Reduce speed1)
z Seals Replace seals
z Pump/motor not adjusted Replace defective parts, adjust pump/motor
Problems via piping Check pipe connections/pump
z z fasteners/bearing distance of pipe clips,
installation with oscillation absorbers
z Defective bearing Replace bearing
Density/viscosity of pumped liquid
z z z z higher than indicated in the order
Motor protection unit set incorrectly or Check motor protection unit, replace it, if
z defective necessary
Impeller blocked Clean interior parts from particles and
z impurities
Please consult us

Declaration of Conformity
as defined by maschinery directive 89/392/EEC Annex II A
Herewith we declare that the pump unit supplied with mounted electric drive1)
complies with the following provisions applying to it
EC-maschinery directive (93/44/EEC, Annex I No. 1)
EC-low voltage directive (73/23/EEC)
Applied harmonized standards
EN 809 EN 292-2 EN 60204-1 Abschnitt 16
EN 292-1 EN 294 EN 60034-5
Incase of a modification of the pump unit without being coordinated with us this declaration will not longer be valid.

other driving motor see separate declaration of conformity

BE5C 17106,4/031121