Atlas Copco Power Technique recently introduced three new electric submersible pumps to the market. Designed specifically for drainage and sludge pumping applications are two sludge/trash pumps, the WEDA S30 and S60, in addition to a drainage pump, the WEDA D80.
According to the manufacturer, the pumps are 15% to 30% lighter than comparable models and up to 15% more compact. Other improvements include rotation and phase failure protection, efficient motor covering a wide range of voltages, high-quality chrome clog-free impeller, reinforced cable entry, adjustable wear-resistant rubber diffusors, and built-in starter and motor protection system.
The WEDA D80 drainage pump features a rated power of 31 hp and a weight of 400 lb. It has a discharge of 4 in. and 6 in. and comes with a cartridge seal solution to simplify service activities and increase productivity.