Comparing Pump Technologies

For many years, the go-to technology for hygienic manufacturing processes in the food and beverage, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries have been lobe or external circumferential piston (ECP) pumps and, to a lesser extent, centrifugal, hose and progressive cavity styles. The following chart provides a comparison overview of various pump technologies when taking into account several key consideration points when implementing a Product Recovery pump solution. The eccentric disc pumps heightened product-recovery capabilities is that it operates via a disc that moves on an eccentric plane within a circular channel, which gives the pump the ability to provide non-pulsing, low-slip operation with high volumetric consistency.

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