Processing Magazine

High-speed rotary transport pump offers flexibility, ease of maintenance

March 19, 2007

Viking Pump recently released a new addition to its high-speed rotary transport pumps, the RTP20. Offering configuration flexibility and ease of maintenance, the RTP20 (1.0 liter/rev) is built with all the features of the proven RTP30 (1.28 liter/rev) design as well as provides an additional size with exceptional performance, advanced durability, application flexibility, and ease of installation to help users achieve enhanced productivity for a lower total cost of ownership. The series'' tri-lobe design, customizable per customer specifications, is compact and light-weight and features removable feet and multiple mountings for easy vertical or horizontal adaptation. Flexible for a variety of operational needs, the RTP20 series is also available with ACME threaded or tri-clamp ports as well as many other port connection types. Both the RTP20 and RTP30 series efficiently fill rotor voids, allowing for faster and quieter operation on viscous liquids. In addition, with a longer sealing land at rotor tips, the series provides enhanced efficiency when working with lower viscosity products. The RTP20 offers a capacity to 264 GPM (1,000 L/M / 60 M3/Hr.), pressure to 145 PSI (10 Bar), viscosity to 250,000 SSU (55,000 cSt), and operates in temperatures to +230°F (+110°C). The RTP30 offers a capacity to 340 GPM (1,283 L/M / 77 M3/Hr.), pressure to 175 PSI (12 Bar), viscosity to 250,000 SSU (55,000 cSt), and operates in temperatures to +300°F (+150°C).