MCE™ medium consistency pumping systems

The most advanced technology for medium consistency pumping

MCE™ medium-consistency centrifugal pumps are used for demanding medium-consistency fibrous slurry applications up to 18% consistency to ensure process reliability, high efficiency, and low operating costs.

MCE medium consistency pumping systems
Main benefits
  • Pioneer-long and trusted experience in the pulp and paper and other industrial segments
  • Excellent performance
  • Exceeds standard requirements of international ISO 5199 standard
  • Suitable for the most demanding medium-consistency fibrous slurry applications
  • Unique, patented and superior design features minimize life-cycle costs
  • Quick and easy installation, safe operation, easy maintenance and service 
Main applications
  • Medium-consistency fibrous slurries up to 18%
  • Medium-consistency fibrous slurries containing large solids
  • Medium-consistency fibrous slurries with high gas content 
  • All pulp and paper medium consistency applications
  • For related biomass and biofuel applications
MCE medium consistency pumps: for medium-consistency fibrous slurries up to 18%
MCE™ medium consistency pumps: for medium-consistency fibrous slurries up to 18%

Main design features
  • Reliable, high-efficiency hydraulics with the patented Fluider™ technology and a variety of material options
  • Innovative shaft sealing solutions for reliable operation and reduced costs
  • Innovative and reliable degassing  units
  • Reliable, heavy-duty bearing unit
  • Modular design minimize the spare part inventory costs
Key characteristics
Capacities Capacity up to 800 l/s / 12 700 US gpm.
Heads Head up to 250 m / 820 ft
Pressures Pressure up to 25 bar / 360 psi, depending on material and size
Temperatures Temperature up to 180 °C / 355 °F
Discharge sizes Discharge sizes from 50 mm / 2 in to 300 mm / 12 in
Maximum speed of rotation Speed of rotation up to 3 600 rpm
Performance range MCE™ medium consistency centrifugal pumps have large and tight hydraulic coverage to satisfy the most demanding requirements of industrial applications.
Performance range
MCE pump series capacity range
MCE pump series capacity range
Applications
  • Chemical pulp fiber line
    Proven pumping, mixing and agitation solutions for your cooking, washing, screening, oxygen delignification, bleaching, and storage processes to ensure process reliability, high efficiency, and low operating costs.

  • Mechanical pulp line
    Sulzer’s ideal product portfolio for challenging pumping, agitation, and mixing operations in refining, grinding, CTMP, screening, reject handling, and bleaching processes.

  • Recycled fiber line
    Energy-efficient products with low life cycle costs and a lighter environmental footprint for your pulping, screening & cleaning, flotation, washing, and bleaching processes.
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  • Spare parts
    Original spare parts machined to the correct tolerances and clearances give a perfect fit first time, every time. Our commitment to continuous improvement often allows us to supply parts with improved features, thus enhancing performance, extending equipment life, while reducing maintenance costs.
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