Hayward Flow Control has commercialized a line of glass-filled polypropylene basket strainers. The Platinum GF-PP SB Series features the robust engineered thermoplastic material to expand piping applications in water/wastewater treatment, chemical transfer and processing, F&B, pulp and paper, mining, and other corrosive environments, protecting pumps, filters, and flow meters from particulates and debris.
The basket strainers are supplied in 1/2- to 4-in versions with true union threaded or flanged end connections. The vessels have a maximum pressure rating of 150 psi at 70 deg F non-shock and a maximum service temperature rating of 240 deg F. They also feature fluorocarbon elastomer or EPDM rubber O-rings and seals, removable covers, inline or loop connections, and integral flat mounting bases.
Thompson Pump Names Regional Rep. Thompson Pump and Manufacturing Co. Inc. has appointed KM Specialty Pumps & Systems as its regional sales, rental, and service representative for parts of Indiana, Illinois, and Kentucky.
KM Specialty sells and rents portable pumps and pumping systems that include lubricants and bulk lubricant-transfer systems to the mining, municipal, construction, industrial, F&B, and other industries.
Thompson Pump makes portable pumps from 2 to 18 in, as well as dewatering pumps, bypass systems, and wellpoint systems.