New Products

BLACKMER: Hydrodynamic Journal Bearing (12/8/09)

December 8, 2009
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+


Blackmer® has announced the availability of ProVane® Motor Speed Vane Pumps for critical process and transfer applications found within the chemical industry. Because of the Hydrodynamic Journal Bearing feature designed in its ProVane, this Motor Speed Vane Pump reduces shaft/bearing contact and minimizes friction, resulting in higher mechanical efficiency and smart energy cost savings for chemical manufacturers and distributors.

The Hydrodynamic Journal Bearing - a fluid boundary-forming principal - eliminates shaft-to-bearing contact within the ProVane by hydroplaning above the bearing surface on a cushion of liquid. In this hydrodynamic condition there is no metal-to-metal contact or wear, and bearing life is indefinite. ProVane pumps are engineered to achieve fast hydrodynamic mode (full film operation - the point offering the lowest bearing friction and least wear) to preserve bearing life. It also maintains optimum bearing characteristics, even under a range of operating conditions within various chemical manufacturing and transfer applications.

The Blackmer ProVane pump does not require a gear reducer, so it offers a compact profile, upfront equipment, installation, and energy cost savings, as well as the smaller footprint of a complete pumping unit. The vane technology principles of the ProVane pump ensure superior performance even after significant in-service time, eliminating efficiency-robbing “slip” that may occur with other pump technologies. The ProVane pump delivers performance reliability, reduced preventative maintenance and operating speeds up to 3600 rpm with capacities from 6 to 100 gallons (379 liters) per minute, in sizes ranging from ¾" to 2".  Designed for continuous-duty process operations transferring low- and medium-viscosity liquids, it features self-priming, low shear and superior line stripping results through exceptional suction and lifting capabilities.

For more information, visit www.blackmer.com.

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Adhesives & Sealants Industry Magazine.

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

In-Depth Features

These articles detail advantages and innovations for multiple end uses.

Podcasts

ExxonMobil Tackifier Expansion

Dwight Tozer, vice president of ExxonMobil’s Adhesion Industry business, discusses the company’s latest tackifier expansion project with Editor-in-Chief Susan Sutton.

More Podcasts

THE MAGAZINE

Adhesives & Sealants Industry Magazine

ASI April 2014 cover

2014 April

Our April issue focuses on pressure-sensitive adhesives, including a preview of PSTC's 2014 Tape Summit, as well as converting/packaging and composites!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

THE ADHESIVES STORE

handbook-sealant-tech.gif
Handbook of Sealant Technology

The Handbook of Sealant Technology provides an in-depth examination of sealants, reviewing their historical developments and fundamentals, adhesion theories and properties, and today’s wide range of applications.

More Products

asi1211p_Cover-DE.gifASI's Buyers' Guide

Annual purchasing resource for equipment used in the manufacture/formulation of adhesives, sealants, pressure sensitives, tapes and labels and for application of finished adhesives. 

Clear Seas Research

With access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook_40px twitter_40  youtube_40pxlinkedin_40