After the successful launch of high-end non-metallic uPVC, CPVC pipes and specialty wires and cables, CRI Pumps steps into complete wastewater solutions with Italian technology.
T he acquisition of 4-decade old Fabbrica Italiana Pompe Sommergibili Srl (FIPS), Milan, Italy, equips CRI to launch the complete range of sewage and wastewater pump solutions with Italian technology in India. The range includes sewage pumps, drainage pumps, mixers, agitators, aerators, auto coupling and accessories. With this, CRI will provide complete wastewater solutions to handle raw water, sewage, effluent, storm water and processed water in municipal, utility and industrial applications.
CRI is one among the few pump manufacturers in the world to offer up to 800 kW (1,080 HP) sewage pumps for handling huge volumes.
• Optimised hydraulic design with vortex, cutter, mono- and multi-channel impellers for challenging applications.
• Offered in stainless steel, duplex, super duplex, hastelloy, grey iron for corrosive and aggressive applications.
• Equipped with IE2 / IE3 efficiency motors with H-class insulation.
• Motors with thermal overload protection and IP68 protection.
• Oil probe sensors ensures proper lubrication and also to prevent oil contamination.
• Available from 500 to 3,600 RPM (2 pole to 12 poles) ranging from 0.5HP to 1,080 HP (50Hz and 60Hz).
• In-built grinder or cutter features to cut solid particles.
• Solid handling capacity up to 165 mm.
Announcing the launch of wastewater pumps with pride, G. Soundararajan, Vice Chairman of CRI Group said, “The world pump market estimated $ 42 billion in which wastewater pump market is valued at $ 9 billion. Municipal wastewater plants are the major users, contributing to nearly 23 per cent of the end-user market. The other major users are Industries like food and beverages, sugar, textile, paint, tannery, paper and pulp, chemical, pharmaceutical and process industries. The Asia region is considered a key growth market, with China and India topping the list.”
According to CRI, weak regulatory enforcements andlack of public awareness seem to be the industry restraints. The rapid growth of urban population is creating huge pressure on existing water and wastewater infrastructure.