DUESSELDORF, Germany (January 30, 2014) – Crane ChemPharma & Energy is pleased to announce the launch of the DEPA DH® Next Generation Aluminium Housing Air Operated Diaphragm Pumps for use in industrial applications.

The distinctive design of this new line of pumps offers numerous benefits to users, including:

  • Flexible Multi-port Connections: A customized manifold design improves ball valve guidance, increases functionality and provides up to 25 different installation options.
  • Maintenance in Place (MIP): Cast feet integrated in the center block housing enable maintenance in place that can reduce downtime by up to 25%,* decrease the number of required parts by 30%* and eliminate the need to remove the pump for maintenance.
  • Innovative Flange Design: “Block-mounted” pump and air chambers provide a safe and well-defined diaphragm clamping mechanism. The diaphragm is fixed to its specifications to provide consistent lifetime wear and tear and eliminate overstretching of the pump.
  • High-efficiency: Flow design with Free Flow Path technology can accommodate particle sizes up to 25mm, increase the scope of applications and reduce the total cost of ownership through enhanced efficiency of up to 37%.*

“Industrial applications require reliable, versatile pump solutions that are safe and efficient from assembly to operation,” said Hans Ptak, Managing Director of Crane ChemPharma & Energy. “We developed this line of Next Generation DEPA DH Pumps in direct response to the voices of our customers, and are thrilled to launch a solution that solves the limitations of previous pump designs and will shape the future of the industry for years to come.”

For more information about DEPA DH Next Generation Air Operated Diaphragm Pumps for Industrial Applications, please learn more about us at www.depapumps.com or visit us at the Pumps & Valves show in Antwerp, Belgium on March 26 and 27, 2014.

*Compared to the previous model as determined by internal testing.



Crane Co. is a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products. Founded in 1855, Crane provides products and solutions to customers in the aerospace, electronics, hydrocarbon processing, petrochemical, chemical, power generation, automated merchandising, transportation and other markets. The Company has four business segments: Aerospace & Electronics, Engineered Materials, Merchandising Systems, and Fluid Handling. Crane has approximately 11,000 employees in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Crane Co. is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:CR). For more information, visit www.craneco.com

Crane ChemPharma & Energy (within Crane’s Fluid Handling segment) designs and manufactures a variety of high performance products including: highly engineered check valves, sleeved plug valves, lined valves, process ball valves, high performance butterfly valves, bellows sealed globe valves, aseptic and industrial diaphragm valves, multi/quarter-turn valves, actuation, sight glasses, lined pipe, fittings and hoses, and air operated diaphragm and peristaltic pumps. Its trusted brands (in alphabetical order) ALOYCO®, CENTER LINE®, COMPAC-NOZ®, CRANE®, DEPA®, DUO-CHEK®, ELRO®, FLOWSEAL®, JENKINS®, KROMBACH®, NOZ-CHEK®, PACIFIC VALVES®, RESISTOFLEX®, REVO®, SAUNDERS®, STOCKHAM®, TRIANGLE®, UNI-CHEK®, WTA®, and XOMOX® offer customers complete and innovative product portfolio designed for the most demanding corrosive, erosive, and high purity applications. Among the industries served are the chemical processing, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, oil & gas, refining, and power generation. For more information, visit www.cranecpe.com

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