DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY (September 03, 2018) – Crane ChemPharma & Energy, a business of Crane Co., today announced the availability of the Next Generation DEPA® DH line of Air Operated Double Diaphragm Pumps in cast stainless steel. This new range will include five sizes that are certified to ATEX Zone 0 and five that are certified to ATEX Zone 1.

Made of cast stainless steel (316L) and developed for highly efficient operations within industrial and chemical applications, the DEPA® DH pump features an optimized pump design that can improve efficiency by up to 57% and increase flow rate by up to 10%. With a free-standing, bolted design, it is made of fewer parts than previous models, improving maintenance in place capabilities. Additionally, its flexiport design enables on-site adjustments to the port orientation, as well as expanded application opportunities within a pressure range of up to 8.6 bar (125 psi). DEPA® DH Pumps can be equipped in sizes 15, 25 and 40 with an external air valve (the DEPA® AirSave System) which allows for improved start up pressure, as well as easy access, repair and maintenance.

“This year marks the 50th anniversary of the DEPA® brand and since its inception, we have always prioritized innovation, quality and reliability. So what better way to celebrate this incredible milestone than with the introduction of the cast stainless steel DEPA® DH line of pumps,” said Chris Blanchard, Global Business Line Manager Pumps Crane ChemPharma & Energy. “This introduction will expand the use of our pump products to other applications, fulfilling our goal of being the pump provider of choice.

Cast stainless steel DEPA® DH pumps deliver superior performance for the paint & varnish, galvanic & coating, mining & building, marine, and system integrators industries and applications. With universally selectable wear and tear parts, they are available with a comprehensive selection of options and accessories which include stroke counters, diaphragm leakage monitoring and various flange options.

For more information about DEPA® DH Pumps, please visit www.depapumps.com.


About Crane ChemPharma & Energy

Crane ChemPharma & Energy (within Crane Co.’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 a 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.


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