KBL launches energy-efficient SP coupled pump-set fitted with IE4 motor



KBL launches energy-efficient SP coupled pump-set fitted with IE4 motor

  • The pump-set has a lower life cycle and operating cost
  • It is locally serviceable at the company’s service centres
  • It consumes up to 14% less energy for pumping the same amount of fluid
  • These are ready-to-use pumps designed for effluent treatment plants and dewatering applications


Mumbai, 15th October 2020: ct.

Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL) has launched a new range of energy-efficient, low maintenance SP Coupled pump-sets designed for effluent treatment plants and dewatering applications. This newly-launched SP Coupled pump-set comes with an integrated IE4 motor, which makes it most suitable for ETP/STP plants, draining foundations, trenches, and pits, handling rain and floodwater, draining accumulated water from basements, parking lots, highways, etc., as well as for handling light effluents, ash water, etc., in the industry.

The pump is easy to operate, maintain, and service. It has a lower life cycle and operating cost. The robust design of the pump-set enables it to withstand extreme power fluctuation, thus making it comparatively more safe to use. Its strong body is also a measure of the higher reliability and longevity of the product


Elaborating about the new product, Mr. Suman Chakraborty, Associate Vice President & Head- Small Pump Business (Industry), KBL, said: “This pump-set has been coupled with Kirloskar Brothers-make of IE4 motor, which makes it a highly energy-efficient product. It consumes up to 14% less energy for pumping the same amount of fluid. The motor used is rugged and robust, thereby ensuring higher reliability. These pumps are also simple and easy to operate, service and maintain.”


One of the other prominent features of the product include its fan and fan cover design for optimum power consumption and quiet operation. The high quality of its mechanical seal eliminates leakage, ensures lower friction loss and protects the shaft from wear and tear.

This newly developed SP coupled pump-set can handle liquids with temperatures up to 120° C. The non-clog impeller of the pump can handle suspended soft solids of up to 40 mm and is coated with Cathodic Electro Deposition (CED) for corrosion resistance. Being factory assembled and tested, these pump-sets are ready-for-use at the customer site. They can also be serviced locally at KBL’s authorised service centre.


About Kirloskar Brothers Ltd.:

Kirloskar Brothers was established 130 years ago in 1888 by Laxmanrao Kirloskar – from which various group companies have later emerged. Kirloskar Brothers was officially registered as a legal entity Kirloskar Brothers Limited on January 15, 1920. The baton was later passed to Laxmanrao’s son, Shantanurao, in 1936 who was instrumental in the manufacture of India’s first centrifugal pump, diesel engine, machine tool and electric motor. He expanded KBL’s footprints in the Indian and world markets and went on to create the Kirloskar group of companies.


Mr. Sanjay Kirloskar, Chairman and Managing Director, took over the helm of KBL in 1985. Over the years, KBL has marched ahead with innovative products, carving a niche globally. KBL, today, is a global conglomerate equipped with the best technologies in the world. It is also India’s largest centrifugal pump manufacturer with 8 manufacturing facilities in India and others in the Netherlands, South Africa, Thailand, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.

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