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07/06/2021 | Press release | Archived content

Johnson Pump Expands its TopGear Portfolio

Johnson Pump Expands its TopGear Portfolio
Internal Gear Pump Offers Long Service Life, Low Maintenance, Easier Installation

Charlotte, N.C., July 6, 2021 - SPX FLOW, Inc. (NYSE: FLOW), a leading provider of process solutions for the nutrition, health and industrial markets, has expanded its portfolio of internal gear pumps made by the company's Johnson Pump brand.

The new TopGear Bloc gear pumps with close-coupled electric motors are more compact and considerably lower in price compared with long coupled pump-motor units on a base plate. The pumps run on motor speed and are suitable for pumping clean, low to medium viscous liquids. This new range of pumps is available in cast iron and stainless steel.

'TopGear has a long history of giving customers proven hydraulic technology, and the TopGear Bloc's top-notch pump-motor alignment offers a long service life with little maintenance,' said Reinhard Petersen, global product manager for Johnson Pump industrial pumps. 'The pump's simple and compact design means there are fewer wear parts, and it's suitable to install in tight spaces.'

The pump's tight internal clearances, combined with its relatively high speed, provides a low-pulsation flow. Its large, in-line ports also spur a low NPSHr and has excellent suction capabilities.

Other benefits of the TopGear Bloc Internal Gear Pump include:

  • No misalignment of the pump and motor is possible, which extends the service life of the bearings and mechanical seal.
  • Good priming capability.
  • The back-end design allows a wide range of standard electric motors to connect to the pump while keeping the proven hydraulic front-end of the TopGear range.
  • Several options are available for a range of applications, including built-on safety relief valves and front heating jackets, as well as different mechanical seals.

About SPX FLOW, Inc.

Based in Charlotte, N.C., SPX FLOW, Inc. (NYSE: FLOW) improves the world through innovative and sustainable solutions. The company's product offering is concentrated in process technologies that perform mixing, blending, fluid handling, separation, thermal heat transfer and other activities that are integral to processes performed across a wide variety of nutrition, health and industrial markets. SPX FLOW had approximately $1.4 billion in 2020 annual revenues and has operations in more than 30 countries and sales in more than 140 countries. To learn more about SPX FLOW, please visit www.spxflow.com.

About Johnson Pump

Part of the SPX FLOW family, Johnson Pump has developed and manufactured products for more than 75 years, gaining a reputation as one of the world's more reliable pump producers. The pumps are used in several industries, such as nutrition & health, pharmaceutical, chemical, petrochemical, pulp & paper, shipbuilding, water and horticulture. To learn more, please visit www.spxflow.com/johnson-pump.

For further information: Peter Smolowitz External Communications Manager [email protected] 704-390-6918