KSB declares vital growth of the GIW MDX product line

KSB has announced what it says is a major expansion of the GIW MDX product line, with the the MDX-850.
KSB’s line of GIW slurry pumps is designed to ensure optimal put on efficiency in harsh conditions. The GIW Mill Duty Extra Heavy (MDX) product line is specifically engineered to deal with the acute situations present in hard-rock mining purposes, the corporate stated.
pressure gauge are seeing an elevated demand for minerals and ores,” KSB explained. “Operators must now contemplate the costs of pump upkeep and replacement as properly as the cost benefit of utilising fewer bigger pumps versus several smaller pumps to carry out the identical work.”

The larger MDX-850 is the answer for operators who need to reach larger manufacturing levels while maintaining a decrease total cost of ownership, according to the company.
It added: “The MDX is widely thought of one of the best cyclone feed pump obtainable for the mining business, so extending the MDX product line was a pure alternative.”

The MDX-850 is a major step up in size, with an 850 mm (34 in) discharge and a couple of,600 mm (102 in) impeller in contrast with 750 mm (30 in)/2,350 mm (92 in) of the MDX-750, previously the biggest MDX pump. Design options of the MDX-850 additionally include a variety of improvements applied to the MDX range lately, corresponding to an elevated pump width to permit for improved diverter design, and a thickness increase in critical areas of the impeller to improve operation and put on life. Thickened impeller vanes, cast in proprietary GasiteTM 28G and EndurasiteTM, enhance wear life, so the lifecycles of wet-end parts match scheduled downtime, KSB mentioned.
The MDX-850 options an improved interface between the suction liner and the suction plate, which permits for the usage of a wear ring and hydraulic features on the pump inlet. As with all GIW MDX pump assemblies, the MDX-850 has an adjustable suction liner. The MDX-850 is compatible with the GIW RAMSL (Remotely Adjusted Mechanical Suction Liner). RAMSL technology makes for sooner and more correct nose gap changes, KSB explained.
The MDX-850 is designed with high efficiency in mind.
Amy Lewis, KSB’s MDX-850 Product Manager, stated: “A vital amount of time and attention was dedicated to the impeller hydraulics to make sure it will offer one of the best efficiency. The MDX continues to be the best choice in mill circuit pumps and the 850 guarantees to shatter the obstacles stopping clients from reaching most efficiency.”

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