Main benefits
  • Pioneer-long and trusted experience in the pulp, paper and board and other industrial segments
  • Unique and patented design features minimize life-cycle costs
  • Safe operation and easy maintenance and service 
  • The installation of an MCE pump with an internal or external degassing system guarantees high MC pump performance even in most challenging process conditions
  • Innovative Fluider™ technology ensures effective degassing and gentle fiber treatment
Main applications
  • MCE™ centrifugal pumps are suitable for the most demanding process applications to pump medium-consistency fibrous slurries
  • up to 18%
  • slurries containing large solids
  • fibrous slurries with high gas content
  • All pulp, paper and board medium-consistency applications
  • For related biomass and biofuel applications
MCE medium consistency pumps for fibrous slurries up to 18%
MCE™ medium-consistency pumps for fibrous slurries up to 18%

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 940 l/s / 14'900 US gpm.
Heads Up to 250 m / 820 ft.
Pressures 25 bar / 360 psi
Temperatures 180 °C / 355 °F
Discharge sizes 50-400 mm / 2-16 in
Maximum speed of rotation 3 600 rpm
Performance range MCE™ medium-consistency centrifugal pumps have excellent hydraulic coverage to satisfy the most demanding requirements of industrial applications.
Performance range
MCE pump series capacity range
MCE pump series capacity range
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    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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  • 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.

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