Xylem unveils new Flygt stainless steel submersible pump offering next-level customization and durability for the toughest industrial applications
July 3, 2019
3D-printing techniques enable advanced customization and dramatically reduced lead times
Flygt Adaptive N-technologydelivers up to 25 percent energy savings*
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 02 July, 2019 – Xylem, (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company, today unveiled the Flygt N3069 stainless steel submersible pump, designed to solve the toughest pumping challenges in complex industrial applications such as industrial food and aquaculture. With this latest addition to Xylem’s renowned Flygt range, Xylem is leveraging advanced techniques to respond to industrial customers’ diverse pumping needs with highly customized solutions. 3D-printing techniques will now dramatically reduce the lead time for customized pump orders by up to 75%.
The stainless steel Flygt N3069 is specifically manufactured for industrial processes containing high chloride or extreme pH levels, delivering superior corrosion resistance and exceptional pumping performance.
Furthermore, as companies globally seek to advance the sustainability of their operations, the Flygt N3069’s Adaptive N-technology delivers higher pumping efficiency than traditional hydraulic designs, reducing energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions by up to 25%. Flygt’s patented Adaptive N-technology has been tried and tested in over 500,000 installations globally, offering superior hydraulic design for any heavy-duty pumping operation. The technology’s pioneering hydraulic design not only prevents pumping downtime but enables more sustainable, energy efficient operations.
Veronica Jergelind, Xylem’s Water Infrastructure Wastewater Pumping VP said, “The new N3069 stainless steel integrates the best of our technology to provide our customers in the industrial sector with unparalleled reliability, guaranteeing optimized, trouble-free pumping operations. We are constantly improving our production processes to respond to customers’ needs for highly customized pumping solutions in a fraction of the time”.
3D-printing technology has been integrated into the foundry line at Xylem’s state-of-the-art facility in Emmaboda, Sweden, to print one-off sand molds for the N3069 stainless steel pumps. This will allow Xylem to supply small volumes of highly customized pumping solutions in industry leading times.
Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world’s water challenges. The Company’s products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced infrastructure analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities. The Company’s approximately 17,000 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York, with 2018 revenue of $5.2 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands.
The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all – that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com.