Wear and abrasion resistant pump components from Greene Tweed add reliability and efficiency
Greene Tweed, a global manufacturer of high-performance elastomers, thermoplastics, composites, and engineered components, offers WR (Wear Resistant) and AR (Abrasion Resistant) pump components engineered from high-performance thermoplastic composite materials for centrifugal pumps and magnetic drive pumps.
These composites are available across a variety of materials, temperature ranges, and operating pressures to meet pump requirements across energy production, water, wastewater, and chemical applications.
Greene Tweed's WR® (Wear Resistant) line offers excellent wear and friction properties, along with superior non-galling and non-seizing performance. The WR® material portfolio enables extended Mean Time Between Repair (MTBR) and improved reliability. Offering extended dry-run performance and exceptional chemical resistance, Greene Tweed's WR® materials can often reduce running clearances by more than 50 percent. These reduced clearances minimize recirculation, which maximizes rotor stability, reduces vibration, and improves overall efficiency.
Greene Tweed's AR® (Abrasion- Resistant) composites are a recommended abrasion resistant solution when pumping in a watery media with the presence of abrasive materials like sand or sludge. With AR® composite products, benefits include low hydrolysis/low swell of parts in water, self-lubricating material properties, and overall reduced effects of abrasion. Pump customers can increase intervals between overhauls and improve pump reliability.
Greene Tweed's WR® and AR® composites last up to five times longer than traditional materials for dramatically longer lifetimes, as well as reduced downtime and reduced maintenance requirements.