Ragazzini Pump solves sludge pumping issues

ragazzini solves sludge issues

Blantyre Farms

Ragazzini Pump solving sludge pumping issues at local piggery

blantyre farms
  • Blantyre Farms
  • Young, NSW
  • 2020
  • Abattoir
  • Sludge Pumping
  • MS3
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Project Background

Blantyre Farms is a highly productive mixed farming and livestock business situated near Young in New South Wales. They needed a reliable pump to transfer sludge from their covered Methane gas dam.

Mark Schulz, Maintenance Manager at Blantyre Farms contacted Hydro Innovation’s Regional Manager for NSW, Phil Rothheudt, in early 2020 to find a suitable pump for the application. Mr Schulz was happy with the service, “The information supplied by Phil to select the correct pump for our application was great, as was the communication for the actual purchase”.

Mark and the team at Blantyre farms were very pleased with their purchase.

The Solution

The design and engineering team at Hydro Innovations recommended a Ragazzini Peristaltic pump model MS3 to solve the problem. Ragazzini pumps use a roller on bearing design so the casing does not have to be filled and re-filled with expensive lubricating fluid. This means that hose changes are quicker and cleaner and also enables owners to take advantage of Ragazzini’s [fast] leak detection system that alerts owners when a hose needs replacing. Pumps can be used on suction lifts up to 9 metres and can produce pressures to 15 bar.

Mark and the team at Blantyre farms were pleased with their purchase. The installation went well and they have not had any issues.

The Pumps

Ragazzini Rotho Peristaltic Pumps are at the cutting edge of “Hose Pump” design and have the features to make pumping easier. They consist of an elastomeric tube that is squeezed along its length by rollers that push the fluid contained within. This feature makes the pump easy to clean, maintain and last longer. Ragazzini pumps are very easy to access for monitoring and maintenance making them safer for operators.

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Ragazzini Peristaltic Pump are at the cutting edge of  “Hose Pump” design and have the features to make pumping easier. They consist of an elastomeric tube that is squeezed along its length by rollers that push the fluid contained within. This creates a gentle pumping action that doesn’t cause damage to the product. Further advantages include:

  • Handle a range of applications  including food products, abrasives, chemicals and solids
  • High performance including pressures to 15 BAR, reversible flow, and suction lifts
  • Easy maintenance including easy hose replacement and easy leak detection
  • CIP with retractable rollers
  • Greater operator safety
  • Easy access for monitoring or service
  • A variety of hose materials  to handle food, pharmaceuticals, abrasive and/or corrosive fluids

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