8th April 2023: Kirloskar Brothers Limited, one of India’s leading pump manufacturing companies, has announced the launch of its latest product, the DB xe Pump. The pump is designed to set new standards in the pump industry with its exclusive design parameters and a wide variety of expansive features.
Commenting on this latest development, Mr. Alok Kirloskar, Non-Executive and Non- Independent Director, and Managing Director, Kirloskar Brothers International B.V. said: “The DB xe pump promises superior efficiency and high performance. The pump is designed to provide superior value and world-class features that meet the global benchmark of the minimum efficiency index. The pump will be manufactured in India with the aim to export the product into key international markets such as United Kingdom, Europe, United States of America, Africa, Southeast Asia, Middle East, and Countries in Indian Subcontinent. The product conforms to global standards EN733 & DIN24255 and boasts of exclusive design parameters such as a back pull-out design, wide interchangeability dry shaft design, as well as cylindrical and conical stuffing box.”
The expansive features of the pump include a temperature range of -10 degrees to 90 degrees Celsius, suction pressure up to 5 kg/cm2, and sealed bearings. In addition, the pump is made of optional material of construction, including CF8M and CF8 impeller in addition to cast iron and bronze, which provides longer life.
Furthermore, the DB xe pump leverages decades of experience from the DB platform and is tested to ISO9906 Gr.2B for guaranteed performance while other options are also offered. The pump has a delivery sizes of 32 to 150 mm, a capacity of up to 550 m3/hr, head of up to 100 metres, with speeds of 1450, 2900, 1760, and 3500 rpm. The working
pressure of the pump is 16 kg/cm2 (MAWP). DB xe pumps are mainly used for clear liquids which are free from suspended solids/ particles such as water supply, drinking water, air-conditioning, firefighting, industrial water.