Food Engineering

Focus on Pumps and Valves: Open hopper pump

April 16, 2003
Focus on Pumps and Valves



seepex, Inc. has a new type of open hopper, range BTM, progressive cavity pump that can chop/cut and pump fruit, vegetables or fibrous materials simultaneously. It can shred and pump materials such as potatoes, apples and most citrus fruits without adding additional fluids.

Available in stainless steel, the pump hoppers can be constructed in special lengths to fit other process equipment and can be coated with a number of different rubber compounds. seepex, Inc.; Tel. 1-800-695-365; www.seepex.net Product 304