LMI Announces EXCEL XR Communications Model Metering Pump

lmi announces excel xr communications

New High Speed, Two-Way Communications Capabilities Give Operators Greater Feedback and Control to Maximize Plant Performance

Ivyland, PA – April 11, 2017 LMI, a leading manufacturer of controlled-volume metering pumps, and a brand of Accudyne Industries, announced the EXCEL™ XR Communications Model, which is the third member of the EXCEL XR line of Intelligent Metering Pumps. This pump series was engineered from the ground up to meet the process control requirements of a wide range of applications, including water and waste water treatment, agricultural, chemical, oil & gas, power generation, pulp & paper, and textile industries.

Expanded features in the EXCEL XR Communications Model include Modbus RTU and Profibus DP protocols to facilitate high speed, two-way communications. This allows communication between different devices and a central SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) system for control, monitoring and troubleshooting activities. It gives plant operators greater feedback and control for their chemical feed processes, and this two-way communication helps operators maximize plant performance while minimizing plant downtime.

The three different EXCEL XR pump models are designed to make pump selection easy, by enabling users to simplypick the features that address their specific needs. The EXCEL XR Manual model includes standard features. TheEnhanced model provides a broader range of capabilities, and the new Communications Model adds two-waycommunication. All members of the EXCEL XR family feature a backlit color display with convenient navigation infive languages: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Chinese. All pumps feature a global network ofauthorized industry experts, to support operators long after the initial installation.

A wide range of options and accessories are available to customize EXCEL XR metering pumps to any application,including backpressure valves, safety valves, pulsation dampeners, calibration columns, and degassing valves andsystems. Multiple liquid end materials, including polypropylene, PVDF, and 316L stainless steel are available tohandle a wide range of chemicals, polymers, viscous fluids, and slurries for any application requirement.

“The EXCEL XR line simplifies the process of pump selection, and like all LMI products, EXCEL XR pumps are instock and are available immediately through our global distributor network,” said Eric Pittman, LMI ProductManager for Water and General Industry. “EXCEL XR Pumps offer a new level of intelligence and control, and theyfeature the reliability and accuracy that LMI is known for.”

For more information on the new EXCEL XR Communications Model Pump, visit http://www.lmipumps.com, or http://www.excelxrpumps.com, or contact your local salesrepresentative.

With more than 40 years of industry excellence, LMI manufactures an extensive line of Chemical Metering Pumps,pH/ORP Controllers and related accessories for water and wastewater treatment industries. LMI’s signature yellowand black products are recognized for excellence by water treatment professionals around the world. Electronicand motor-driven pumps are available for flow proportional applications and optional liquid handlingconfigurations to handle slurries and high viscosity chemicals. All LMI products are in stock for immediatedelivery by our distributor network. LMI is a brand of Accudyne Industries, a leading global provider ofprecision-engineered, process-critical and technologically advanced flow control systems and industrialcompressors. For more information, please visit http://www.lmipumps.com.