QED Environmental Systems Highlights AutoPump Ultra 4+ Aggressive Fluid Duty

Q.E.D. Environmental Systems, Inc., a leading manufacturer of innovative environmental products and subsidiary of Graco Inc., highlights its AutoPump Ultra 4+ Aggressive Fluid Duty landfill liquid pump that features upgraded materials that extends the pump’s service life and expands its use cases to a wider set of conditions.

The AutoPump Ultra 4+ Aggressive Fluids pump has stainless steel parts that have been upgraded to 316-grade, dramatically improving corrosion resistance. The pump’s nonmetallic internal parts are polyvinylidene difluoride (PVDF). PVDF, a high-grade engineered plastic, retains higher strength at elevated temperatures and has extremely broad chemical resistance. These components ensure the new pump withstands the acidic and oxidizing cleaning agents sometimes used for pump maintenance.

The AutoPump Ultra 4+ Aggressive Fluids pump has a patented design that achieves chemical resistance that lasts in a host of challenging scenarios. Specifically, it is able to provide reliability and safety in the following difficult conditions: hydrocarbon (LNAPL and dissolved phase) remediation; landfill leachate and methane condensate pumping; solvent (dissolved phase and DNAPL) cleanup; suspended solids, silts and corrosives; high viscosities; high temperatures; and frequent starts and stops.

Courtesy of Q.E.D. Environmental Systems.

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