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Crest Pumps New Heavy-Duty Mag Drive Range

2019-02-14T14:38:18+00:00 February 14th, 2019|

Crest is pleased to introduce the new AME range of heavy-duty magnetic drive process pumps. Constructed from a high purity PFA lining makes these pumps suitable for the most corrosive of applications even up to temperatures of 150degC. But two new design features are what makes these pumps truly heavy duty, meaning a longer life [...]

Top 5 Tips to Increase a Pumps Life

2019-01-31T10:52:30+00:00 January 31st, 2019|

Top 5 Tips to increase a pumps life, whilst reducing your running costs and increasing profit margins. Material Compatibility Using the correct pump materials of construction are essential if the pump is to have a long life. This is especially so when handling corrosive liquids. Not only the main pump body material, but also the [...]

ChemUK 2019 – Crest Pumps will be exhibiting Stand E15

2018-12-20T10:17:05+00:00 December 20th, 2018|

We are pleased to announce that we shall be exhibiting at the UK’s new chemical industry exhibition, ChemUK 2019 With some 2,500+ specialist businesses contributing to the UK’s chemical industry – embracing raw materials, chemicals, intermediates & consumables, equipment & apparatus, high tech innovation streams, sub-contracting & business services  and much more, CHEMUK is set to provide an [...]

What is the Difference Between ETFE and PTFE?

2018-12-04T14:20:28+00:00 August 18th, 2014|

Both Magnetic Drive and Mechanical Seal pumps are able to be customised  and built with ETFE, PVDF, PVC and PTFE which work as the ‘protection’ against the corrosive materials pumped. ETFE (or Ethylene tetraflurorethylene) is a fluorine based plastic, equipped with a high melting point and an excellent chemical, electrical and high energy radiation resistance property. PTFE (or polytetrafluroethylene) [...]

Chemicals Sector Expands for Fourth Consecutive Month

2018-02-09T14:41:06+00:00 August 18th, 2014|

The EU chemicals sector continued to show a strong trade surplus, but growth of the surplus has slowed markedly in recent years, swelling only € 1.0 billion to € 48.8 billion in 2013. Confidence levels for the sector remained broadly unchanged in March 2014 compared to February 2014. But trends in capacity utilisation and employment [...]

How to ensure a long life for your mechanical seal

2018-02-09T14:44:34+00:00 August 18th, 2014|

Mechanical seals continue to be the number one cause of chemical pump downtime. This is normally because the seal face has either worn out or the seal has suffered damage. If it’s the former, replacing the seal is normally the logical course of action but if it is the latter, it’s likely the rest of [...]

Shale gas to ignite demand for pumps in the EU

2018-02-12T16:47:09+00:00 July 15th, 2014|

Greater political acceptance of shale gas exploration and the growing need among European countries to be self-sufficient in terms of energy is expected to result in the growth for the pumps market Frost & Sullivan said. Strategic Analysis of the Pumps Market in the European Shale Gas Industry, finds that the market earned revenues of [...]