Innovative combined package

Weir Minerals has launched a new pumping solution incorporating the cutting edge Gemex® belt tensioner with the Warman® AH® pump – one of the most widely used slurry pumps in the world. The system was developed after research into the power consumption and lifespan of slurry pumps revealed misaligned and poorly tensioned drive belts to be a major cause of poor energy efficiency and excess wear. By integrating a hydraulically adjustable and mechanically lockable motor platform onto the pump’s bearing assembly, the system removes the need to re-align the motor each time the drive belt needs to be replaced, reducing the downtime required from hours to minutes. The Gemex® system (Fig.) was added to Weir Mineral’s product portfolio following Weir’s acquisition of Sweden-based Gema Industri AB, the developer of the system, at the beginning of 2012.

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