Flotronic – Pioneering the ‘One Nut’ Air-Operated Double Diaphragm Pump
Flotronic has made its name by developing its unique product, the ‘One Nut’ air-operated double diaphragm pump (AODD). This pioneering design offers the key advantage of swift disassembly without disconnecting the pump from the process pipework.
These pumps can transfer a wide range of materials of varying degrees of viscosity and solids content. They can pump cosmetics, drinks, dyes, foodstuff, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, adhesives, paints, and solvents. Our clients’ products are extremely diverse, ranging from beer and wine to hand cream and various food products.
Double Diaphragm Pump ideal for pumping your food products, especially on high viscosity low shear applications. Designed for ‘quick strip’ which is tool free or the pumps can be ‘cleaned in place’ (CIP), manufactured throughout from FDA approved materials. The 'Good Food' pump gives food industry customers very specific benefits.
A wide range of additional accessories and customization options to ensure your Flotronic® One-Nut pump meets your application requirements.
Supplying AODD Pumps to Industries Worldwide
The pioneering One Nut air-operated double diaphragm (AODD) pumps changed the industry by providing
- Reduced downtime through simplified assembly/disassembly
- Savings through easier maintenance and increased up-time availability
- Best-in-class AODD Clean-in-Place performance without the need to bypass the pump
Our engineers can provide bespoke pumping solutions to meet your needs, and the applications experts will work together with you to put the right solution into your production facility.
To meet demand from anywhere, all our pumps are exported globally via a network of strategically based distributors.
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A chemical manufacturer based in the US required a mobile cleaning skid; to be used on their plant, in the production of intermediate chemicals, for flavors, fragrances, cosmetics, aroma
DRUM UNLOADING SYSTEM ON SILICON AT 500,000CPS An Original Equipment Manufacturer based in Belgium and Specializing in Medical Grade Silicones for scar prevention and treatment, needed to be able to safely
A major pharmaceutical manufacturer in Dublin, Ireland came to Flotronic Pumps looking for a pumping solution. The application was to decant chemicals safely from 220 litre containers into
A Japanese food manufacturer transferring Kimchi Sauce with Rotary Pumps were having a problem with stainless steel particles caused by stainless steel friction within their Rotary Pump. Metal detectors
A French Confectionary manufacturer needed to transfer Warm Chocolate containing Whole Almonds. Obvious concerns were the Viscosity of the Chocolate at 6,000Cps, Whole Almonds at up to 13mm and a
Flotronic provide Air Operated Double Diaphragm Pumps to a Pharmaceutical Skid Manufacturer for Clean Chemical Transfer Solutions. A Global Skid Manufacturer required pumps with very specific application requirements to transfer chemicals in a
A Skid manufacturer based in the USA, working on behalf of a major Pharmaceutical Manufacturor of a COVID-19 Vaccine, required very reliable pumps on an application pumping CIP chemicals
A major producer of flavours and fragrances in Germany was faced with problems controlling their flow rates caused by the electric-driven pumps that were being used on their filling machines.
An International Car Manufacturer needed to Pump Sulphuric Acid at one of their plants in the UK. Obviously this material needed to transferred safely; with pump longevity and the time between
International specialty chemical manufacturer needed to pump ethanol from road tankers into their storage tanks. The Flotronic 710 range of 316L stainless steel Air Operated Double Diaphragm Pump is perfect for this
European ready meal manufacturer were having problems with incorrect weights of product going into their mixing vessels at one of their 3 plants in the UK. One of the accessories available
An international specialist chemical manufacturer; branching out into the production of bulk hand sanitizer needed an hygienic pump that was able to keep up with their production requirements, and deliver
International Paint manufacturer with plants in Europe was having problems with standard AODP due to thermal expansion in pipelines outside the factory. Product was being heated up in the pipelines
A global contract personal care manufacturer with plants based in the UK are using the Flotronic 'One Nut' sanitary style air operated double diaphragm pump, to pump their full range of personal
International aerosol filler / manufacturer with plants all over Europe needed ATEX certified pumps to pump acetone from IBCs to volumetric filling heads. Their existing piston pump suffered from constant
When an international Personal / Household care manufacturer needed sanitary air operated double diaphragm pumps for its manufacturing plant based in Hungary; Flotronic were happy to provide one of their
A global soft drinks manufacturing company – for whom Flotronic Pumps Ltd are the preferred air operated double diaphragm pump supplier – came to Flotronic with a non-air operated diaphragm pump
International active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) manufacturing company with plants based in the Republic of Ireland were having problems with tubular diaphragm Pumps. Tubes would fail meaning that oil was able
United Stated based pharmaceutical ingredient manufacturer in Rochester, NY had severe issues pumping a zinc oxide / water slurry. The traditional AODD design pump was being overhauled or replaced a minimum
A Sauce and Chutney manufacturer with manufacturing plants in the UK needed to update their methods for getting Triple Concentrate Tomato Puree from 220lt drums. Previously they were using ‘stick’ pumps
UK based quilt and pillow makers based in relies upon several Air Operated Double Diaphragm Pumps from FPL in their production processes. The company uses 20 million kgs of feathers and 10 million
When an International Adhesive manufacturer needed to increase their flow of adhesive they turned to their supplier of Air Operated Double Diaphragm pumps. For over six years thier "One Nut" fast maintenance AODD
For over four years now, a UK Based Brewery have been using two Air Operated Diaphragm pumps from Flotronic Pumps Limited to transfer yeast at different stages of their brewing process.
World leading paint manufacturer needed to improve their tanker offloading of Acrylic Acid. Having used Flotronic Air Operated Double Diaphragm Pumps for many years throughout their site, they asked if Flotronic
UK based laboratory with expertise in the development and manufacture of branded products for the pharmaceutical, toiletry and household markets. Specialising in liquids, lotions, creams, gels, suspensions and alcohol-based formulations;
A ready made salad manufacturer based in the UK were having problems pumping their mayonnaise and after trying both progressing cavity and air operated stick pumps they turned to Flotronic
UK based manufacturers of industrial cleaning and maintenance chemicals have been using the Flotronic 'One Nut' Air Operated Double Diaphragm Pump for nearly twelve years at the heart of their process. Three
After replacing their older style 'figure of eight' AODP which regularly failed, with Flotronic 'One Nut' pumps, they have almost forgotten they are there. The Flotronic air operated double diaphragm pumps have
It is well known that air operated double diaphragm pumps are often specified in the chemical industry where explosive/flammable environments exist, but less commonly known in alcoholic drinks production. But not
A renowned UK producer of luxury bathing products, some years ago switched from electrically driven pumps to the unique 'One Nut' fast maintenance double diaphragm pumps from FPL and saved both time
One of the UK’s leading manufacturer of pies and sausages, with factories in Nottingham and Trowbridge purchased two Good Food Pumps from Flotronic Pumps Ltd and have saved a significant
USA owned flavourings company based in the UK, relies upon Hygienic Air Operated Double Diaphragm Pumps from FPL in the production of speciality flavours, used in the food and pharmaceutical
British speciality chemical manufacturer has streamlined its blending operations – and reduced downtime - using six 710 series Hiflo Double Diaphragm Pumps from Flotronic Pumps Ltd. The media being pumped ranges from
One of the worlds leading fragrances, flavours and food ingredients companies are using the Flotronic Air Operated Double Diaphragm Pumps as their site standard, replacing the older style 'figure of
When an international toothpaste manufacturer needed to expand and upgrade their toothpaste flavour dosing system they turned to Flotronic Pumps. Due to increasing customer choice the number of flavours had steadily
Zotefoams PLC manufacture a range of closed cell crosslinked polyolefin foams using a unique, environmentally friendly, nitrogen expansion process. Switching from traditional designed double diaphragm pumps to the 'One Nut' fast
Four years and no maintenance required. Yes that’s what one specialist coatings manufacturer has found since installing the Flotronic 500 Series ‘One Nut’ Double Diaphragm Pump. A specialist manufacturer of coatings to the
UK based creamery replacing older style diaphragm pumps with their "One Nut" quick maintenance pump, Flotronic Air Operated Double Diaphragm Pumps are used for pumping caustic and nitric acid as
When Klockner Pentapack switched from drums to pallecons they reviewed their pumping needs. Previously they had been using air operated piston drum pumps but the switch to pallecons enabled them to
For over five years 'One Nut' Air Operated Double Diaphragm Pumps from Flotronic have been working reliably in the medicated confectionery plant, requiring minimal servicing. A top end contract manufacturer supplying shops in almost
Sunjuice Ltd, part of the Jamaica Producers Group, is the European market leader in freshly squeezed juices, crushes and smoothies. Essential to their success has been the importance of supplying
An international, food processor needed a hygienic AODP for the production lines at one of their sauce production plants based in the North of the UK Flotronic was able to supply two of their
The customer, a specialty chemical manufacturer in the Midlands, produce a range of specialty products destined for a variety of applications including: surface finishing processes for the automotive, aerospace, telecommunications,
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