In agriculture and food processing industries, liquid inputs, including solutions and slurries must be pumped and transported. Sanitary pumps are used for this purpose and more.
Below is a quick take on the use of sanitary pumps, besides tips on placing an order.
Applications at a glance
Sanitary pumps are extensively used in five major industries – dairy, beverage, pharmaceutical, chemical, and steel. In the steel industry, sanitary pumps are used for pumping water for cooling the furnace, while in dairy, these are used for pumping milk and cream. The use of sanitary pumps is also common in beverage and food processing industry, where anything from beer, wine, to syrups and juices can be transported with sanitary pumps. In the pharmaceutical business, these sanitary pumps are used for pumping formulations, while in chemical works, equipment is required for transporting and pumping solutions, dyes, different alkaline mixes and acids.
Where and how to buy?
These days, most manufacturers have their websites, which means buying sanitary pumps is easier than ever. There are a few things to note through. The first obvious thing is the purpose, capacities and power of the sanitary pump, which can vary. Some have fixed settings or run at a decided speed, while others have added options for speed. Secondly, check the expertise of the manufacturer. Like with any industrial equipment, the price of sanitary pumps is something worth considering, but without any compromises on the quality. Check the kind of services that the manufacturer offers and find if the products are manufactured as per the compliance needs set by 3A & FDA. Manufacturers with ISO certified plants are an apparent better choice. Finally, check the shipping times, as well, which shouldn’t be too long because your manufacturing unit’s operations depend on it.
Sanitary pumps are designed for extensive use, but even the best machines can fail and may require repairs. Check online to find more on manufacturers who sell these products with extensive support. Replacement parts should be easily available, and if the pump can be dismantled, it is surely an added advantage. One of the many smaller aspects to note is the design, which should compact enough for your setup. Get an estimate before placing the order and check all the details related to the product, to make the right choice. Effective Sanitary pumps are great investment essentials for the long run, more for industries mentioned above.