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Franklin Electric exhibits at Expomin 2023

With more than 75 years of experience in the pumping solutions market, Franklin Electric will participate in Expomin as an exhibitor, with its complete line of solutions for mine dewatering and water transfer.

Publicada: Thursday 2 de February del 2023
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With more than 75 years of experience in the pumping solutions market, Franklin Electric will participate in Expomin as an exhibitor, with its complete line of solutions for mine dewatering and water transfer. Franklin Electric accompanies today’s mining industry, which is living a historic moment and is one of the main activities in the country, since the mining industry contributes approximately 11% of the national GDP. The company has been working for many years side by side with the sector’s specialists to offer them effective solutions that intervene in the mining extraction processes. During the exhibition, Franklin Electric will present its complete line of PIONEER PUMPS, a series of pumps that are unique in the market and are going to make people talk. They are capable of moving up to 10,000 cubic meters of water in just one hour. These are the Pioneer Prime (PP) and Wet Prime GS and GT series, manufactured in the United States by Pioneer Pump. Pioneer pumps are a strategic ally for the mining and oil industry, ideal for drainage, plant and process applications; drainage of flooded mines and quarries; movement of solutions between basins; transfer of industrial sediments or tank-to-tank fluids; pumping of soft slurries and polymers; dust suppression; sand and gravel washing. These self-priming pumps with assisted vacuum system (PP), of great robustness, guarantee dry operation, without the need of water in the pump or in the suction pipe, since they have permanent lubrication in their oil chamber seal. As they are self-priming, after the initial priming, they continue the pumping process automatically. The other big star will undoubtedly be the MINETUFF series, specially designed for mine groundwater drainage and dewatering. They are available in 5 power ratings: from 5 to 90 kW, 7 to 120 HP. They are highly resistant and lightweight, as they feature aluminum castings, duplex stainless steel alloy impellers (SteelTuff™), polymer coating (PolyTuff™) on wet end components and mechanical seal (SealTuff™) viton with hard faces (WCCR/SiC). The great advantage of Minetuff pumps is that they have most of the components interchangeable with other models on the market, making them very easy to maintain. They are supplied with 15 meters length of mining cable type: 241.1. Motor with IP68 protection and NEMA Class H insulation (185 °C). In addition, participants will be able to get in touch with the submersible electric well pumps built in stainless steel and cast iron, coupled with Franklin Electric motors (ideal when the water comes from groundwater). Founded in 1944, Franklin Electric has grown from a small engine manufacturing company to a leading global supplier of complete water and fuel systems. Franklin Electric’s primary markets are potable water systems, water transfer, wastewater systems and fuel systems. Headquartered in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Franklin Electric distributes worldwide with more than 14 plants and distribution centers located around the world. It employs more than 280,000 square feet of manufacturing and distribution facilities around the world. Each day, Franklin Electric manufactures approximately 20,000 pumps, motors, drives and controllers to move the 11.3 billion liters per day of fresh water used worldwide and the 3.8 billion liters of fuel used worldwide every day.

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