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What does AxFlow offer you? PRODUCTS that are world leading brands, number one of their type, that provide the right solution first time.

PEOPLE who are good to work with, farsighted, work to ‘make things happen’ and get the job done

EXPERTISE in fluid handling with vast pumping experience, applications knowledge and process know-how

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SUPPORT service, repair, maintenance, supply logistics, training, process audit, pump trials and site survey


AxFlow GB Our team of experienced engineers are here to offer the very best technical advice and support. That, together with products from world leading manufacturers, means you can be sure of the highest quality equipment selected to provide the most precise, cost effective and reliable solution to your fluid handling requirements. The role that fluid handling systems play in your process is vital, yet often hidden. That’s fine with us; we believe in ‘fit and forget’. We work hard so that we can fit and you can forget. Welcome to the world of fluidity.nonstop

Wilden & Almatec

Blackmer & Mouvex

Waukesha Pumps

AxFlow Service

AxFlow Systems

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Centrifugal Pumps

Problem Solving Pumps

Process Equipment

Compressors & Air Movers

AxFlow Support

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“pick the best pump for the job�


Air Operated Double Diaphragm Pumps Wilden are the worlds largest manufacturer of Air Operated Double Diaphragm Pumps and acquired Almatec GmbH in 2006. Pioneered by Jim Wilden in 1955, the range has grown to encompass a complete array of designs, sizes and materials of construction.

Wilden’s revolutionary Advanced™ Series pumps were specifically designed to maximise performance and efficiency. The bolted configuration of these pumps ensures total product containment while the redesigned liquid path reduces internal friction to maximise output.

Wilden's Original™ clamp band pump and Advanced™ bolted series pumps are available in a complete range of metal and plastic constructions. The Pro-Flo X air distribution system gives ultra reliability and maximises air efficiency to reduce operating costs.

The Saniflo™ Series pump line is specifically designed to meet the strict cleanliness guidelines established for sanitary process applications. Saniflo™ pumps incorporate a straight flow-through design, allowing large solids passage and easy drain down in CIP processes.

Almatec manufacture a complete range of machined plastic pumps. Available in Polyethylene and PTFE construction also with conductive plastic ATEX compliant models in port sizes from 6mm to 50mm. Quiet operation and high efficiency from the perswing air valve. –4–


“we make your business our business�


Rotary Positive Displacement Pumps Blackmer and Mouvex trace their roots back more than 100 years and together are rotary positive displacement pumps for the transfer of liquids and liquified gas products. Blackmer and Mouvex products are used in a variety of industries including chemical processing, offshore oil, petrochem, biofuel, liquified gas, resin, paint, ink, food and beverage.

Sliding Vane These pumps have a number of vanes that are free to slide into or out of slots in the pump rotor. Unlike gear pumps, sliding vanes compensate for wear and maintain full pumping efficiency. When worn out, the vanes are simply replaced without the need to remove any motor coupling or pipework connections.

Mouvex Principle The unique Mouvex principle eccentric disc pump produces the pumping performance of a rotary positive displacement pump by oscillation alone. The wetted pumping elements do not rotate and the pump is totally sealless. An extremely gentle pumping action enables the pump to handle shear sensitive fluids.

ProVane® The ProVane® Motor Speed sliding vane pump offers all the benefits of traditional sliding vane technology but with cost efficient direct motor coupling and single seal.

P Series The Mouvex design sliding vane pump has in-line porting and is fully reversible for flow in either direction. The pump is available in cast iron and stainless steel construction –6–


“built to perform”


Waukesha Cherry-Burrell Waukesha Cherry-Burrell pumps are supplied to a wide variety of industries around the world including food, dairy, beverage, pharmaceutical, personal care, pulp and paper, automotive paint, hydrocarbon processing, films, coatings and adhesives. The Waukesha ‘Universal’ world famous brand out performs all rotary lobe and wing rotor pump technologies.

The Universal External Circumferential Piston (ECP) design has an extended sealing path between rotor and body, preventing product slippage and shear therefore enabling increased efficiency and ability to deliver high discharge pressures. The ECP design also provides a very gentle pumping action making the pump ideally suited for solids and large particulate handling.

The Universal l and second generation Universal ll offer a range of build options including rectangular flange, mechanical seals, CIP build, Asceptic build, heating jacket, high temperature extra clearance rotors, single wing rotors and stainless steel gearcase. Meets hygienic 3A and EHEDG standards.and some models can operate up to 34 bar pressure.

The complete range of sanitary centrifugal pumps are manufactured with casing and impeller in polished stainless steel. Modular in design, the pumps minimise spares inventory and have a range of mechanical seal options.

The Medium Duty Lobe (MDL) pump has been developed specifically to handle the medium duty applications where a simple tri-lobe design can provide a cost effective pumping solution. A modular design maximises parts interchangeability. –8–


“our expertise at your fingertips”


AxFlow Service More than one quarter of AxFlow's staff are dedicated to providing first class pump service and repair throughout Great Britain. AxFlow's service hub is in a purpose built 1,100 m2 unit in Huddersfield. There are other additional AxFlow pump repair facilities in London, Aberdeen and Newquay.

Tight timescales Our promise is not a glib '24/7' marketing statement but we do promise that we will do everything in our power to get the job done to meet your timescale, even if that means working all night.

Repairing pumps AxFlow offer a complete repair service for any type of pump from any manufacturer. We can arrange collection and return of your pump or for complex refurbishment we can disassemble pumps on-site.

Service facilities Our 15 tonne overhead crane handles large pumps with ease. In our workshop we have a 35kW pump test rig and a 'clean-room' for hygienic pump repairs. We have on-site high pressure cleaning, shot blasting, welding, de-greasing, machining and painting facilities.

Mechanical seals The effectiveness of mechanical seals is critical in the optimal operation of rotary pumps. We hold a comprehensive range of spring-loaded and cartridge mounted mechanical seals in stock. We have the in-house facility to re-lapp seal faces and re-condition highly expensive mechanical seal assemblies. – 10 –


Looking at the big picture. It’s not about size, but about perspective. The main reason system thinking is so effective is precisely because it considers the totality of the process and breaks it down into functions rather than just components. And when you consider the big picture in this way, it becomes a matter of perspective, not of size. It means looking both at existing and at new processes with fresh eyes. Then it requires examination of how efficiently each function is performing and how well it serves its purpose, rather than concentrating just on the specifications of the individual components.

AxFlow systems step by step. Step 1: The concept – It is important for us to discuss your current experience and your system expectations so that we can apply our design skills to develop a system solution to exactly match your process and operational needs. Complete the pipework and instrumentation Diagram (P&ID)

Step 2: Select the best pump for the job.

Step 3: Agree the design and produce a general arrangement drawing. Make any modification or design changes before proceeding to build.

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Step 4: Build the system. Its not just about metal - we provide a detailed production programme and doccument schedule to ensure adherance to all relavent standards and specifications.

Whatever your pump requirements are, be it a simple pump-set or complete bespoke pump-system our Engineers are ready to help you achieve the optimal pumping solution. AxFlow can assist you from concept to design with our in-house CAD Autodesk Inventor 3D Modelling and AutoCAD 2D Drawing capability. Our familiarity with the Oil & Gas Industry enables us to meet stringent quality assurance and documentation requirements. Likewise our in-depth knowledge of the food processing industry enables us to design and build systems to solve complex process requirements. We have 50 years of pumping experience in all industry sectors and supply pumps from many world leading manufacturers of centrifugal, rotary positive displacement and reciprocating pumps.

OUr CAD SySTEMS ALLOW US TO TAkE THE 3D PUMP IMAGE AND CrEATE A DrAWING TrULy rEPrESENTATIVE OF THE FINISHED ASSEMBLy. – 12 –


“picked for performance”


Centrifugal Pumps We specialise in the supply and support of pumps required for ‘difficult duties’. All manufacturers have decades of experience in their specialist field and are recognised throughout industry as world leaders in specialised centrifugal pump technology.

WERNERT-PUMPEN Hermetic pumps offer the highest level of product containment. With an integrated canned motor, compact design, low noise levels and double containment, Hermetic pumps are the preferred option for dangerous, toxic, explosive and expensive media.

Wernert manufactured the first non-metallic centrifugal pump in 1927, and have led the field with their innovative pump designs. The cast iron outer casing and choice of thick, removable plastic liners provide the definitive solution for erosive and corrosive applications.

Wemco originated the vortex impeller TOrQUE-FLOW® centrifugal pump. Large 'pipe-sized' solids are handled without blockage and constructions include Cast Iron, Stainless Steel and abrasion resistance High Chrome Iron.

Lawrence Pumps offer the ultimate in engineering solutions to extreme pumping applications. Their pump design expertise is renowned throughout the world for increasing the Mean Time Before Failure on processes where pump break-down is unacceptable.

T-Mag™ The T-Mag™ Series Magnetic Drive Centrifugal pumps for containment of chemicals, corrosive liquids and acids.

AxFlow offer a complete range of horizontal, vertical and submersible centrifugal pumps for all applications. – 14 –


“professionals who make things happen�


Problem solving pumps AxFlow provide the best pump products from world leading manufacturers. Each pump is carefully selected to give the best solution – first time.

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“understanding your processing challenges�


Process Equipment Waukesha Cherry-Burrell process equipment is used worldwide in all types of food and beverage manufacturing processes. These processes demand high reliability and fast throughput so it is essential that at each process stage you can be sure that the equipment will not fail. Waukesha Cherry-Burrell products are renowned for their rugged design and longevity.

VotatorTM Scraped Surface Heat Exchanger

Colloid Mill

Shear Pump

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“our knowledge – your success”


Compressors, Air Movers and Energy Saving

Diaphragm compressors and reciprocating piston compressors provide solutions for applications where there are stringent requirements for high purity and containment or rare, toxic, flammable, corrosive, explosive and radioactive gases or the need for small API 618 process gas compressors.

These oil free piston compressors are designed for single and two stage compression in both air cooled and liquid cooled configurations. Single, double and triple sealing systems compliment the Blackmer compressors use on gases ranging from Argon to Xenon.

The MizAir® is an intelligent diaphragm pump controller which uses a programmable integrated circuit running ‘’fuzzy’’ logic algorithm to efficiently manage the air consumption of AODD pumps. Installed without any pump modification the MizAir® provides energy savings of up to 50%.

A wide range of compact lightweight high volume fully portable air movers designed for confined space ventilation, fume removal, filtration and people/ product cooling. Drive choices are electric motor, compressed air or engine and accessories, including ducting, are available. Also used in film and television special effects. – 20 –


“expert training, increased performance”


AxFlow Support Its not just about selling pumps, at AxFlow we are committed to providing ongoing support to make sure our customers always think of AxFlow as their premier business partner for the supply of pumping equipment.

Training Most companies would agree that product and maintenance training can bring many benefits, including improving production. recognising this need, AxFlow has created a range of in-house and on-site training courses with flexibility to suit individual companies’ requirements.

Working together We have experienced Engineers located throughout Great Britain ready to meet you and discuss your pumping needs. Be it troubleshooting or application expertise we are happy to help. If you are in doubt regarding a pump application we are often able to offer a trial pump to prove the solution.

Rheology Measurement Product viscosity measurement is critical to correct pump selection. We can test your liquid viscosity using our own Brookfield rheometer. Using the sample flowcell, a selection of spindles and a circulatory temperature bath viscosities up to 1 million centipoise can be measured at temperatures 10 oC to 90 oC.

Making choices AxFlow are not process system designers nor are we Engineering Contractors but over 50 years we have built up a vast amount of 'hands - on' pumping experience. We can use our 'knowledge bank' to help you decide how to achieve optimum performance, efficiency and reliability in your pumping processes. – 22 –


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