Manufacturing and Engineering Magazine Volume 425 - January 2016 - Page 6

update Providing long term solutions for agriculture This year T-T returns to the LAMMA show to showcase their growing range of products specifically designed to meet the needs of the Agricultural industry. One of the company’s main objectives is to provide long term solutions that the industry can repeatedly rely upon. With a specialist team dedicated to this sector T-T have merged their vast experience and expertise in pumps, valves, controls and service to provide the ongoing solutions that the agricultural industry rely on. dependent upon screen size and type of material to be separated. Each separator features an inline planetary gearbox, cast iron body and treated stainless steel rotary double-helix screw inside an engineered wedge-wire screen filter. Chopper Pumps T-T have a wide range of pumps, for effluent with high solid content our heavy duty chopper cutter pumps are highly effective and efficient. There are many options available from submersible, close coupled, engine mounted and long shaft chopper pumps with power supply from electric motor, diesel engine and PTO drives. The PTH series is a range of high pressure centrifugal chopper pumps, ideal for heavy duty applications. These pumps are recommended for applications that require a substantial head and adequate chopping of the solid materials present Mixers The TBM and TBX Mixer range of horizontal electric submersible mixers are designed for mixing and homogenising processes. The design, construction and the use of propellers with a self-cleaning profile are a guarantee of durability and efficiency even in the most extreme utilisation conditions. in the liquid being pumped, they are ideal for systems with self-propelled sprinklers or marked height differences and long pipelines. Separators T-T’s separators are popular for solid/liquid separation, including cattle and pig slurry, vegetable waste and abattoirs. These separators are available in various sizes with four screen options of 0.25mm up to 1mm for each size and have outputs of 4 – 56m³/hr Clean Water Pumps T-T also offer an extensive range of pumps for use with clean water, from transfer to pressure boosting applications. T-T will be on hand at the LAMMA show, where you will be able to find them on stand B95, their knowledgeable team will be there to assist and advice you with all your pumping needs. T-T can offer further assistance with bespoke designs, control panels and after-sales support. Visit their website or call them on 01630 647200 for more information. PIE FIRM INVESTS £60K IN PRODUCTION The Lewis Pie and Pasty Company, one of the biggest pie and pasty manufacturers in the UK, has invested £60,000 in new equipment to improve its production line. The Welsh-based company said the expenditure, which was for pastry and cleaning equipment, 4 would help with efficiency. Wilf Lewis, managing director of The Lewis Pie and Pasty Company, said: “Reinvestment is really important to us, as we need to always be looking for better equipment and processes to ensure we are continuing to produce the best products possible and meet MANUFACTURING AND ENGINEERING MAGAZINE industry standards. “Most businesses know that technology is constantly advancing and it’s no different in our industry. We need keep up with the best and latest equipment to enable us to meet the supply and demand process. “With the company continuing to expand with new product ranges and subsequent new business, investing in equipment to streamline the manufacturing process is crucial.” Originally just a bakery which started in 1936 and employed four people, the company now employs 105 full-time members of staff.