KBL introduces a new line of its Self-Priming Coupled Pumpset fitted with KBL make Ultra-Premium Efficiency IE5 motor

  • The KBL-make of indigenously developed Ultra-Premium Efficiency IE5 motor makes it a highly energy-efficient product. It consumes up to 16.5% less energy for pumping the same amount of fluid
  • It offers ultra-premium efficiency with a lower life cycle (LLC) and operating cost
  • AC induction motor design offers ease of operation, maintenance, and service as there is no use of permanent magnets and accessories or control equipment


Mumbai, September 2021: Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL) – a world-class pump manufacturing company with expertise in engineering and manufacturing systems for fluid management–is now offering its Self-Priming (SP) coupled pump-set with new and indigenously developed KBL make IE5 motor having ultra-premium efficiency. This SP coupled pump-set is versatile in use and is most suitable for handling light chemicals, effluents, sewage, handling rain or flood water, pumping water from docks, ports and vessels. It is also useful for draining accumulated water from basements, parking lots, highways, and cooling water for marine engines, shovels and piling equipment.

This pump-set has been coupled with the KBL make of IE5 motor, which makes it a highly energy-efficient product. It consumes up to 16.5% less energy for pumping the same amount of fluid. Its cast-iron motor body makes the pump-set easy to operate, maintain, and service. The pump is self-priming, thus resulting in a quicker start time. It offers ultra-premium efficiency with a lower life cycle (LLC) and operating cost.

The SP Coupled pumpset with IE5 motor has high efficiencies achieved with AC induction motor design. It is easy to operate, maintain, and service at local levels as there are no permanent magnets, added accessories or control equipment. With a robust design and high-grade insulation, it is most suited to work under varied field conditions and can withstand extreme power fluctuation, guaranteeing reliability, enhanced equipment safety and longer life.


Some of the other prominent features of the product include its fan and fan cover design for optimum power consumption and quiet operation. It has a head range of up to 32 metres and a discharge range of up to 75 litres/sec, and also its high-quality mechanical seal eliminates leakage, ensures lower friction loss and protects the shaft from wear and tear. With the hydrogenating acrylonitrile-butadiene rubber (HNBR) combination, it can withstand fluid temperature up to 120 degrees Celsius.


The non-clog impeller of the pump can handle suspended soft solids of up to 40 mm and is coated with Cathode Electro Deposition (CED) for corrosion resistance. The pump is suitable for wastewater handling, sewage handling and dewatering applications. These pump sets are ready for use and can also be serviced locally at any of KBL’s authorised service centres across India.


Many of KBL’s products also play an integral role in energy conservation. Be it the wide range of energy-efficient BEE & BIS rated pump models, Lowest Lifecycle Cost (LLC) pump series, as well as the pumps with IE3 and IE4 motors. The newly-launched SP coupled pump-set with KBL IE5 motor falls in the same league.


KBL remains a renowned name, which is known for its innovative technological advancements and high-quality products. A proud “Make in India” company, KBL’s next-gen SP coupled pump set with IE5 motor promises reliability, durability and significant savings!


About Kirloskar Brothers Ltd (KBL): KBL was established as Kirloskar Brothers in 1888, from which various group companies emerged later. Kirloskar Brothers Limited was incorporated as a limited liability company on January 15, 1920. A global conglomerate, it provides complete fluid management solutions for large infrastructure projects in the areas of water supply, power plants, building & construction, process industries, irrigation, oil & gas, and marine & defence. It engineers and manufactures industrial, agricultural, and domestic pumps, valves, and hydro turbines. It is also India’s largest centrifugal pump manufacturer with eight manufacturing facilities in India along with other international subsidiaries and operations in the Netherlands, South Africa, Thailand, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America. KBL has over 12,000 channel partners in India and 80 overseas and is supported by the best-in-class PAN-India network of authorised service and refurbishment centres.


All manufacturing plants of KBL have the necessary Quality, Environment, Occupational Health & Safety, and Energy standard certifications under the Integrated Management System (ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, ISO 45001:2018, and ISO 50001:2018). The company’s Kirloskarvadi plant is a state-of-the-art integrated manufacturing facility, which houses Asia’s largest hydraulic research centre with a testing facility of up to 5000 kW and 50,000 m3/hr. KBL is the only pump manufacturing company in India and the 9th in the world to be accredited with the N and NPT certification by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).

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