Tsurumi America released the AVANT Series of submersible explosion-proof pumps to the North American market. The line, certified to FM Global explosion-proof specifications, features IE3 premium efficiency motors and a closed-circuit cooling system.

The series has five different types of impellers: open channel, chopper, vortex, grinder and high head. It features 2- to 16-in. discharge bore diameters and 4- to 215-hp motor output. Options include Molib-tech coating, a more durable alternative to ceramic coating, the company said.
The pumps are available in wet or dry pit versions, and can be customized to customer needs. Benefits include cost savings, the company reported.