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peristaltic pump

[‚per·ə‚stal·tik ′pəmp]
(mechanical engineering)
A device for moving fluids by the action of multiple, equally spaced rollers, which rotate and compress a flexible tube.
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To help overcome the repeated blockage of diaphragm pumps when dosing ferric sulphate at wastewater treatment plants, a number of Welsh Water sites now feature Qdos 30 peristaltic pumps from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG).
Peristaltic pumps have become a popular choice for moving must because the pumps don't expose the berries to air, are self-priming, can run dry, are easy to operate and are gentle on the grapes.
Located in Hudson, Massachusetts, the company offers a wide range of pumps for liquids, gases, and air, including diaphragm pumps, piston pumps, rotary vane pumps, gear pumps, peristaltic pumps, impeller pumps, centrifugal pumps, and bellows pumps.
* Company Overview Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group is the world leader in niche peristaltic pumps and associated fluid path technologies.
Cole-Parmer's Catalyst by Masterflex FH Series peristaltic pumps, which features three different models, reduces setup time.
Product is for use with peristaltic pumps to dose additives or transfer abrasive, shear sensitive and viscous substances.
Flexicon's peristaltic pumps are able to handle live cells and perform by compressing the tubing in a forward motion with the tube acting as both the check valve as well as the transport mechanism.
In fact, nearly all existing CAE simulations of peristaltic pumps are limited to non-pinching situations, making them less than ideal for peristaltic pump modeling.
Thermo Fisher Scientific's Masterflex peristaltic pumps are used in laboratories and medical devices to dispense small droplets and continuous streams of purified fluids.
AxFlow has had a high profile in the European peristaltic pump market for 35 years and as a result, it has a first-class knowledge of the technology and the vast range of applications for which peristaltic pumps can be used.