Sanitary Process Equipment Pumps

R-Cap Process Equipment is the trusted name in pump solutions for both low and high-viscous applications. Whether you work in the sanitary beverage, pharmaceutical, or dairy industry, we have the right process pump for your production needs. Learn more about the pump types we offer and how your business could benefit from them.

The 4 Pump Types We Offer

Below are the four different types of process pumps R-Cap carries:

  1. Centrifugal
  2. Rotary Lobe
  3. Circumferential Piston
  4. Twin Screw

Benefits of Sanitary Pumps

Centrifugal Pumps

Sanitary centrifugal pumps are the most affordable and commonly used hygienic process pump. They’re ideal for transferring low-viscous fluids—like water, milk, juices, and slurries—in food, dairy, beverage, and other food-grade applications. Common applications include product transfer, metering, tank filling and emptying, and clean-in-place.

Centrifugal pumps contain a motor that’s attached to an axis, which rotates the pump impeller. This rotation moves the fluid from one end of the pump to the other. In addition to transferring fluids safely and efficiently, this pump type features the following benefits:

  • Provides high flow rates
  • Flexible and smooth operation
  • Energy and space efficient
  • Dependable performance
  • Simple operation
  • Easy to maintain
  • Corrosion-resistant
  • Versatile in size and application

Positive Displacement Pumps

Positive Displacement pumps are commonly used in the food and beverage, dairy, and pharmaceutical industries that involve viscous liquids containing fragile solids. Common applications include product transfer, metering, and tank filling and emptying. These pumps feature two or more lobes that rotate in opposite directions around parallel shafts in the chamber to move a liquid from the suction end to the discharge end. Since the two lobes never come in contact with each other, they allow for gentle operation and minimal product damage.

This pump type comes in various rotor wing options, which allow for flexibility in both performance and product handling. Its benefits include the following:

  • Easy to clean
  • Energy efficiency
  • Continuous operation
  • Simple maintenance

Ampco Circumferential Piston Pump

Circumferential Piston Pumps

Circumferential piston pumps are ideal for applications involving abrasive liquids. They contain a seal between the stators and rotors that protrude from the pump housing. They’re more expensive than rotary lobe pumps but more efficient at low viscosity than both rotary lobe and twin screw pumps. Common applications include product transfer, metering, and tank filling and emptying.

Twin Screw Pumps

Twin screw pumps are the most expensive pump type but also feature the highest flow rate, which allows for optimal efficiency and output. They are commonly used for food processing, pharmaceutical, and industrial applications and feature a two-spindle design that moves the product in an axial direction. Twin screw pumps have a low pulsation that allows the pump to handle products gently and operate at higher RPMs. They also have the capability to produce multiple duty points when used with a variable-speed drive.

We distribute twin screw pumps that are manufactured by Bornemann—the industry leader in twin screw pump technology. When you purchase from our collection, you can rest assured you’re getting the highest quality product on the market.

How R-Cap Provides Reliable Pumping Solutions

Not all sanitary process pumps are created equal. When you need reliable pump solutions, R-Cap Process Equipment is the name you can trust. We distribute pumps that are manufactured by the industry’s leading brands, Ampco and Bornemann. Make your purchase with confidence by investing in the market’s most sought-after sanitary pumps.

Each versatile pump is designed for usability and easy maintenance and has earned a reputation for being durable, energy-efficient, and affordable to the everyday customer. If you want a pump that will guarantee a return on your investment, look no further than R-Cap Process Equipment. We can even customize pumps to meet your industry-specific specifications.

Industry-Leading Sanitary Pump Provider

Are you looking for high-quality, reliable sanitary pumps? R-CAP Process Equipment, Inc has you covered with stainless steel process equipment solutions for various industries—including food processing pumps. Our pumps can also be cross-functional for industrial and chemical applications.

From design and development to installation, our team will be there for you every step of the way. Browse all R-Cap pumps today to find a customized processing solution for every application.