DRUM PUMPS

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Techniflo

Drum Pumps are a portable pump option, ideal for intermittent operation. These pumps are ultramodern, incorporating design features to keep operation simple, reliable and effective. They are suitable for transferring thin to low viscous, neutral or corrosive liquids.

Features of the Techniflo Drum Pump range:

  • metallic and non-metallic versions
  • flows up to 200 L/min
  • electric, pneumatic and hand operated models
  • lightweight and safe
  • available in 240 V

WORKING PRINCIPLE

Drum pumps are suitable for a wide range of applications. They operate via the following working principle:

The motor, whether it be electric, air or hand-operated, sits on top of the immersion tube, on the outside of the container (IBC / drum). The pump tube (which is available in common drum sizes) fits through, and is often sealed to, an opening on the top of the container. The ‘pump’ is located within the lower end of the tube, driven from the motors on the other end of the tube.

The pumped liquid flows between the tube to the discharge port at the motor end of the immersion tube.

APPLICATIONS

Techniflo Drum Pumps can handle a wide variety of dangerous, corrosive and flammable liquids, including but not limited to:

  • hydrochloric acid
  • sofa lye
  • formic acid
  • sal ammoniac
  • photo developer
  • lime potash
  • fixing baths
  • acetic acid
  • phosphoric acid
  • fruit acids
  • nitric acid
  • hydrofluoric acid
  • bleaching solution
  • water
  • lactic acid
  • boric acid
  • chromic acid
  • alcohols
  • soap solutions

 FAQs

What accessories come with drum pumps?

A full range of accessories such as trigger nozzles, hose, flow metres and grounding straps are available from Global Pumps.

Can I use the same pump to decant from 200 L drums and IBCs?

Yes, you can. Global Pumps would supply a 1200 mm long spear, so you can fully decant the IBC but when you use the pump on the 200 L drums, it would just be 200 mm longer.

Do the drum pumps come with a discharge hose?

Yes - as an accessory. Discharge hose is an extra accessory, which our team believe make it easier to transfer into other containers. Standard sets come with 2 metre hose and a nozzle.

What materials are the drum pumps available in?

The most common and stocked materials are polypropylene, PVDF, 316 stainless steel and aluminium.

PRODUCT INFORMATION

The Techniflo Drum Pump range are a modular design; every motor can be combined with every pump tube. The delivery rate can be regulated in accordance with your application requirements.

If pumping flammable liquids in explosive surroundings, explosion-proof drum pumps are available. The motor and pump are certified with ATEX approval for use with flammable liquids.

Techniflo has a wide range of pump tube lengths to transfer from any container, including 200 L drums (44-gallon drum) and IBC containers.

Try Global Pumps' Drum Pump Selector

Global Pumps offers the following Drum Pump options:

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The hand operated drum pumps are available in a range of sizes: TP-02, TP-03, TP-04, TP-05, TP-07.

TP-02 is suitable for pumping liquids as mentioned in TP-03, plus water-based chemicals and alkalis. It is constructed in polypropylene, with a 316 stainless steel  shaft. Seals are available in Viton.

TP-03 is suitable for oils, diesels, alcohol up to a maximum of 50%, anti-freezing liquid, water and more. It is constructed in polypropylene, with a steel shaft and NBR / Buna seal. Depending on the mounting of the hand level, the flow rate varies from 0.3 0.37 or 0.45 L/stroke.

TP-04 hand operated drum pumps are suitable for almost all fluid liquids. The ergonomically designed handle and polypropylene pump body guarantees reliable and fast filling of smaller quantities. Seals are constructed in Viton.

TP-05 stainless steel hand operated pumps are suitable for flammable media like solvents as well as acetone. This hand operated drum pump achieves a flow rate of 0.3-0.6 L/stroke.

TP-07 hand operated drum pumps are constructed in polypropylene with a range of seal options available. These drum pumps achieve flow rates of 20 L/min and are suitable for 20 L - 205 L containers (44 gallon).

Techniflo offers a wide range of Electric Drum Pumps extend to those with electric motors and include a wide variety of options depending on your application. The entire range of electric motor drum pumps available from Global Pumps come standard with the following features:

  • flow rate up to 112 L/min
  • head up to 37 m
  • can handle viscosity up to 1000 max
  • suitable for light acids and alkalis
  • protection class IP 24
  • double insulated category II
  • overload protection switches with low voltage release

Global Pumps’ range of Techniflo Drum Pumps offer a flame proof / ATEX electric motor suitable for highly flammable and corrosive chemicals. Features of this electric flameproof / ATEX drum pump include:

  • flow rate up to 112 L/min
  • head up to 16 m
  • viscosity up to 1000 max
  • EX protected pump, suitable for flammable liquids
  • EC-type examination certificates 17 ATEX 1 088 X and IECEx EPS 17.0045 X
  • double insulated protection Class II
  • on / off and overload protection switch

Techniflo offers a wide range of Pneumatic Drum Pumps with air operated motors. Suitable for a variety of applications, these pneumatic drum pumps offer the following unique features:

  • flows up to 91 L/min
  • head up to 13 m
  • aluminium housing
  • compressed air motor with ball valve for compressed air control regulates the motor speed and varies the pumping capacity
  • EC Type Examination
  • no. IBEX U05 ATEX B007 X

When selecting the right drum pump, it is crucial you select the correct components, like the drum pump tubes. Each pump tube is interchangeable with any air or electric motor and suitable for many thin liquids to viscous, neutral, slightly aggressive and flammable media.

Global Pumps offers the following drum pump tube types:

  • polypropylene
  • PVDF
  • stainless steel (316Ti)
FEATURES

Global Pumps have become one of the most reputable suppliers of drum pumps in Australia, best known for our ability to customise your product for safe, smooth and effective operation.

With our accessories, we can tailor a pump configuration specific to your drum size and application to make sure you safely handle corrosive or combustible liquids, meaning you’re not at risk of getting sprayed during the decanting process.

Our Techniflo 20 L drum pumps are portable and are suitable for intermittent operation. These modern pumps incorporate design features to keep operation both simple and reliable. The range of pumps are designed to be completely interchangeable; each motor can be combined with a variety of pump tubes, both pneumatic and electric.

The Techniflo 20 L drum pumps come in a wide variety of materials of construction such as polypropylene, PVDF, 316 stainless steel and aluminium. They can be fitted with a combination of highly efficient 240 V electric or compressed air motors to suit a variety of chemicals and acids. The stainless steel 20 L drum pump is also suitable for use in food and beverage applications.

With your choice of electric, pneumatic and hand operated pumps, there’s a product in the Techniflo range to transfer all types of liquid; regardless of viscosity. This makes them ideal across industries ranging from chemical through to mining and even food & beverage. 

200 Litre Barrel Pumps

The 200 litre barrel pumps are available in 1000 mm long pump tube to fully empty the barrel.

Barrel pumps, also referred to as container or drum pumps, are designed for the safe pumping of corrosive or flammable liquids that need to be handled with caution. The pumps we supply have been tried and tested across industries like chemical and mining for the pumping of liquids like phosphoric acid, bleaching solution and lime potash. We offer consultations and advice to help our customers find the right solution for their application. Other key benefits of purchasing from the Global Pumps team include:

  • we maintain a high level of stock in preparation for immediate product delivery
  • there is a number of accessories available, such as discharge hoses, hand nozzles and flowmeters which are designed to give you greater control and monitoring ability
  • we offer different pump tube lengths to suit your application and provide different barrel adaptors to securely support the pump in various barrels or containers.

You can learn more about barrel pumps from the Techniflo range in our brochure!

IBC Pumps

IBC pumps are available in 1200 mm long pump tube to fully empty the IBC or otherwise known as Intermediate Bulk Container.

44 Gallon Drum Pumps

44 gallon pumps are available in 1000 mm long pump tube to fully decanter any drum.

Custom Pump Tubes to Suit Any Drum Size

Our 44 gallon drum pump options are available with 1000 mm long pump tubes, giving you the ability to safely and effectively decanter any drum. Our 44 gallon drum pump solutions feature the next generation in technology, and are available to be purchase directly. We guarantee a fast turnaround with our pumping solutions.

Despite the sturdiness and high performance of our 44 gallon drum pump solutions, every product from our Techniflo range is lightweight and portable, incorporating technical design features that assure sound and reliable operation. Most importantly, they’re simple and safe to use with an Ingress Protection (IP) rating of 24. Effectively, the 2 represents protection from touch by fingers and objects greater than 12 millimetres, while the 4 represents protection from water spray in any direction.

Our customers have the option of electric, pneumatic or hand operated drum pumps to best suit the application. They’re most commonly used for flammable or corrosive liquids like hydrochloric acid, photo developer, formic acid, nitric acid, alcohol, and food additives; giving you greater ability to control the power of passage.

Mixing Drum Pumps

Pumps that can mix the drum before discharging. Ideal for pumping liquids that have a tendency to separate.

All these pumps coming in different materials to be compatible for different chemicals and acids.

Contact us today about our premium quality drum pumps for sale, or check out our other great products including magnetic drive pumpsair diaphragm pumps, and chemical pumps.

Hand Operated Pumps

Global Pumps are one of the largest manufacturers and stockists of 20 L drum pumps in Australia.

We supply 20 L drum pumps to businesses from a range of industries who need safe, controlled and effective means of transferring hazardous liquids.

Our smaller 20 L drum pump models are designed specifically for hand-use, giving greater control over transferring corrosive, flammable or chemically aggressive fluids such as bleach solutions and sulphuric acid.

Our recommended 20L drum pumps are the Techniflo TP-05 or TP-07. Both options are suitable for use in drums up to 205 L, giving you greater capacity with industry-leading technology. The TP-05 is a stainless steel model that comes in either 700 mm or 1000 mm, depending on your application and is designed with PTFE sealing that’s made to withstand aggressive substances.

Use our drum pump selector tool to narrow down the right product for your application!

Handling with Caution: Hand Operated Pumps for the Safe Transfer of Hazardous Chemicals

Hand operated drum pumps are used to decanter or transfer combustible, corrosive or hazardous fluids for added caution and control—with the ability to work at a delivery rate that suits you. Predominantly used across the chemical and mining industries, these manual pumps are appropriate for filling small containers from larger containers such as 20 litre or 200 litre drums. The size of the container will determine the pump tube length required, so we provide a range of options to accommodate your use.

Because threads on the drums are generally manufacturer specific, we have different barrel adaptors available to support the pump in the container. Our team would be more than happy to assist with measurements to ensure a secure fit. The pumps we supply are from the Techniflo range, which are lightweight, convenient and extremely efficient by design. If you require a hand operated drum pump, our team will recommend one of the following products:

You can find more information about both electric and manual operated drum pumps from the Techniflo range here. 

NOT SURE WHERE TO START

Guide To Selecting the Best Pump

If you need some guidance on how to select the right pump then you’re not alone! There’s such a wide range of pumps in Australia, from centrifugal pumps to hose pumps to diaphragm pumps. The options available to you can make it a difficult choice, so we’ve created this special guide to help step you through the process of selecting the ideal pump for your requirements.

Enquire here for more information or to request a quote: