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OCT 2018

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www.rockproducts.com ROCK products • October 2018 • 45 EQUIPMENT & TECHNOLOGY PUMPS & MOTORS Chicago Pneumatic Power Technique (CP) introduced five new electric submersible pumps to the North American market. WEDA pumps are ideal for dewatering of construc- tion sites, mines, flooded areas and more where small, lightweight, portable and easily maintained pumps are required to perform daily jobs quickly. Designed for handling liquid with abrasive particles, the five submersible pumps include the WEDA 10, 30, 40, 50+ and 60+. They provide fast and efficient dewatering for a wide variety of applications, including excavations in construction areas, general dewatering requirements at mines, shipyards and other industrial sites, fire brigades, utility installations and repairs, maintenance and cleanup tasks in urban areas, and government and military response and preparedness programs. The five pumps are: • WEDA 10 Submersible Pump. • WEDA 30 Submersible Pump. • WEDA 40 Submersible Pump. • WEDA 50+ Submersible Pump. • WEDA 60+ Submersible Pump. Features of each pump include: • Robust design. • Lightweight and user friendly. •  Wear resistant wet end in CR-alloy steel and natural rubber. • Adjustable wear parts. • Complete seal pack for easy and fast service. • Built-in capacitor and contractor. • Easy installation. "We are excited to launch this line of WEDA pumps into the market and believe these will be crucial on job sites spanning several different markets," said Joe Moser, product manager – pumps at CP. "These pumps were designed with the customer in mind. For as lightweight and small as they are, it is an incredibly durable and wear resistant line that cus- tomers will have tremendous success with." Chicago Pneumatic Power Technique, www.cp.com Van der Graaf to Hold Drum Motors Event in Texas Van der Graaf will host a special event – Reduce Down- time with New Generation Drum Motors – on Oct. 17, 2018, from 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Saint Arnold's Brewing Co. in Houston. Attendees will learn how the new generation of drum motors improves conveyor efficiency, reduces down- time and costs, as well as the company's latest development – the GrizzlyDrive. With the growing surge of acceptance of drum motor technol- ogy in the mining and aggregate industries, this is an excellent opportunity for both existing users as well as those consid- ering the technology to learn more and have their questions answered. As well, participants can enjoy the networking opportunities, refreshments and some great prizes. "This seminar will give producers an opportunity to learn more about Van der Graaf drum motor technology and how it helps their operations to reduce operating costs and downtime," said Matthew Lepp, Van der Graaf 's heavy indus- try drive specialist. "As well, they will have an opportunity to speak directly to Van der Graaf technical experts to address their questions and needs." Guests will have a chance to learn in-depth technical informa- tion about the company's products and capabilities. "We will have live demos and key components on hand to allow our guests a hands-on learning experience," Lepp said. "They will be able to see the internals of a drive at work to better understand the robust design and simplicity of Van der Graaf drum motors." Van der Graaf continues to be on the cutting edge of industry technology. "We have seen a substantial surge in acceptance of our tech- nology in the aggregate and mining industries," Lepp said. "To meet growing needs we have expanded our product offerings up to 500 hp and 42-in. diameter drives. As well, we've rolled out a new line of motors, the GrizzlyDrive Series, to meet the special demands of these industries." You can register for the free seminar at www.vandergraaf. com/seminar. Van der Graaf, www.vandergraaf.com Chicago Pneumatic Introduces Five New Electric Submersible Pumps

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