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LEWA ecoflow The innovative metering pumps


Reciprocating metering pumps Survey of the modular system Function of the LEWA ecoflow drive elements Function of the M900 pump heads Summary and customer advantages

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LEWA ecoflow The innovative metering pumps


Reciprocating

metering pumps

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Oscillating metering pumps

Reciprocating

metering pumps

Drive element: Converting rotary movement to a reciprocating movement

Pump head: Metering fluid

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Pressure firm pump characteristic

positice displacement pumps


rotary positive displacement pumps

flowrate

centrifugal pumps

pressure

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Pulsating flowrate

flowrate Q

Vh

Vh

Vh

time t

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Adjusting the flowrate

Q = k1*n
fowrate Q flowrate Q

Q = k2*(h-h0)
limiting stroke length h0 h0

frequency n

stroke length h

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LEWA ecoflow Innovative Metering Pumps


Survey of the

modular system

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Drive elements and pump heads Drive elements


LDB
LDC LDD LDE

Pump heads
M900

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Ecoflow replaces modular


EK

LDB

EL

LDC

LDD EH

LDE

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Guidelinie 94/9/EG ATEX


absolutely suitable for group II, category 2 (zone 1), gas group IIC,

temperature class T1-T4


Special features in design

standard version provided with earthing terminals parts made of plastic are hard to charge Temperature rise tested (by worm shaft sealing,
by drive element)

no maintenance of couplings between elements

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LEWA ecoflow Innovative metering pumps


LEWA ecoflow drive

elements

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Function of stroke adjustment

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Multiplex pumps Common oil bath of multiplex pumps


less wear parts simple maintenance,

meets ATEXrequirements

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LEWA ecoflow Innovative metering pumps


Function of the M900

pump heads in detail

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Function of the diaphragm pumps


First step: Starting point is the plunger pump

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Function of the diaphragm pumps


Second step: Installation of a diaphragm

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Function of the diaphragm pumps


Third step: Diaphragm guide and support, replenishment valve

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Function of the diaphragm pumps


Fourth step: Pressure relief valve

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Function of the diaphragm pumps


Fifth step: Installation of a spring

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LEWA ecoflow M900

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DPS: Diaphragm Protection System


Diaphragm Protection System

New Diaphragm control PTFE- sandwich diaphragm with


Diaphragm condition monitor extraordinary safe pump head
trouble-free start-up New diaphragm

with extended service life


Diaphragm movement is stabilised

by overpressure in the hydraulic fluid


No gas bubbles during suction stroke
Higher suction lift capability,

comparable to plunger pump heads


Higher stroke frequencies are possible (theor. 288min-1)
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M900 diaphragm
New diaphragm technology

(patent pending)
Longer diaphragm service life

due to central guide of diaphragm


Simple screwing-on of diaphragm

Diaphragm condition

monitor as standard

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Diaphragm mounting
The diaphragm can easily be screwed onto the diaphragm guide.

Automatic venting of sandwich diaphragm:

diaphragm is filled with grease as a standard

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Assembly

Disassembly
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Time - Pressure - Curve


min. 1 bar

overpressure Pressure in the hydraulic chamber


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pressure valve opens

pressure valve closes

Decompression

replenishment valve open

Compression suction valve opens closes

Time
fluid chamber hydraulic chamber

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Example of failure: Pressure line closed


Pressure relief valve

opens

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Example of failure: Suction line closed


Cavitation in the

fluid chamber; the pressure decreases up to the vapour pressure of the metered fluid
min. 1 bar abs.

overpressure in the hydraulic chamber


no gas bubbles in the

hydraulic chamber

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NPSHR of LEWA pumps

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Suction features, NPSHR and min. suction pressure


Diaphragm pump heads competitors pSFmin p i + p Tfl or pSFmin p i + p H + 0.4 bar a pSFmin min. suction pressure p i inlet pressure loss (NPSHR) p H pressure losses in the hydraulic chamber, flow losses, diaphragm rigidity 0.4 bar a : limit pressure of hydraulic fluid Diaphragm pump heads M900 pSFmin p i + p Tfl pSFmin min. suction pressure

p i inlet pressure loss (NPSHR)


p Tfl vapour pressure of metering fluid

The NPSHR will not change but the minimum required suction pressure
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Arguments creating confidence


Diaphragm technology is based on the experiences with the proven

M700 and LEWA ecodos series


Clamping technology is based on the experiences with the PTFE

high-pressure pump heads M800


LEWA ecoflow has been tested successfully for more than 500.000

hours
The diaphragm springs have been successfully tested for more than

40.000 hours operation

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Summary and customer advantages


Simple start the pump without

diaphragm positioning
Max. pressure range: up to 400bar High suction lift capability,

allows pumping out of a vacuum


Long service life of diaphragms Simple maintenance High suction pressure safety Wide turndown range

by stroke speed and length


Full diagnostic capability Simple spare parts stocking at

customers with a high share of identical parts


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