Main benefits
  • Long-standing and trusted experience in the pulp, paper and board and other industrial segments
  • Excellent performance
  • Unique and innovative design features minimize life-cycle costs
  • Safe operation and easy maintenance and service
Main applications
  • KCE™ centrifugal pumps are suitable for the most demanding process applications to pump semi-medium consistency fibrous slurries
    • up to 8%
    • slurries containing solids
    • fibrous slurries with high gas content
  • All pulp, paper and board semi-consistency fibrous slurry applications and biomass and biofuels applications

At the leading edge of MC pumping innovations
Main design features
  • Reliable, high-efficiency hydraulics with the innovative Fluider™ technology 
  • Wide variety of material options for different applications
  • Innovative shaft sealing solutions for reliable operation and reduced costs
  • Reliable degassing units
  • Reliable and heavy-duty bearing unit with a variety of different lubrication options
  • Modular design minimize the spare part inventory costs
Key characteristics
Capacities Up to 850 l/s / 13’500 US gpm
Heads Up to 85 m / 280 ft.
Pressures Up to 25 bar / 360 psi
Temperatures Up to 180 °C / 355 °F
Discharge sizes from 150 mm 350 mm / 6-14 in
Maximum speed of rotation Up to 1 500 r/min
Performance range KCE™ medium-consistency centrifugal pumps have wide hydraulic coverage to satisfy the most demanding requirements of semi-medium consistency (intermediate consistency) fibrous slurry 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.
Related links
  • Sulzer to supply pumps and mixers to the new bioproduct mill in Kemi, Finland
    March 24, 2021
    Metsä Fibre, part of the Finnish forest industry company Metsä Group, and Sulzer Pumps Finland have signed an agreement for the supply of process pumps, medium-consistency pumps and mixers for the main processes of the bioproduct mill that will be built in Kemi. The delivery will include several hundred devices.

  • 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.
Case Studies and articles
  • Trusted partner for new wood-based processes
    Sulzer is a company with long and solid experience and proven expertise in several important customer segments. Pulp, board and paper processes and applications as well as new ones based on wood raw materials represent high-priority commitment and partnership areas for the business and product development organization. Read the whole article.

  • Case studies
    Wherever fluids are pumped, mixed, controlled or applied, we are there. See how our solutions create value for customers and learn how we can make your pumping and mixing processes more efficient and profitable, safeguarding your production and ensuring lasting reliability.
Careful commissioning of the pump plays a key role in the safe and reliable use of the pump
Connecting the pipes to the pump correctly is essential for ensuring the reliability of the pump
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