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MINK MM – For Rough Vacuum Industrial Applications

Busch Mink claw vacuum technology for industrial vacuum generation offers the highest possible energy efficiency combined with low maintenance and a constant level of performance.

The sophisticated design of Busch claw vacuum technology allows Mink claw vacuum pumps to operate at extremely high efficiency levels, which has a positive effect on the pumping speed and energy consumption. In practice this means substantial energy savings for the same pumping speed when compared to conventional vacuum generators.

The contact-free operating principle of claw vacuum technology provides the additional benefit of nearly maintenance-free operation: None of the internal moving parts of the vacuum pump come in contact with each other, so components are not subject to wear. Servicing tasks such as inspection and replacement of worn parts are eliminated completely.
 

Your benefits at a glance:

  • Efficient: energy-efficient, minimized operating costs
  • Nearly Maintenance-Free: dry and contact-free compression
  • Reliable: operationally reliable

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Accessories and Spare Parts

Optimum Performance and Reliability

  1. Inlet filter
  2. Drain valve
  3. IEC or NEMA standard motor
  • Standard motors meeting IEC or NEMA criteria, IE3
  • Filter for vacuum relief valve
  • Original Busch gearbox oils


Design Options

MINK MM

ATEX certification
Mink MM claw vacuum pumps are also available in versions conforming to the EU guidelines for explosion hazard areas (ATEX).

Aqua version
The Aqua version may be ordered for applications transporting moist gases or vapours. This version features a special corrosion resistant coating.

Oxygen version
The Oxygen version is available for transporting gas mixtures with an oxygen content of over 21%. This version conforms to all safety requirements to permit safe extraction of gases with elevated oxygen content.


Speed control
Versions with frequency converter are available for optimal response to changing demand, allowing further savings in energy costs to be achieved.

Gas-tight version
The gas-tight version for applications transporting critical (e.g. toxic) gases reduces the leak rate to an absolute minimum.


Product Overview

MINK MM Series Type

Applications

Efficient and Dependable Vacuum Generation for a Wide Range of Industrial Applications

Milking
Mink MM claw vacuum pumps are the well-established vacuum generators in the milking market providing constant levels of clean vacuum in continuous operation for efficient milk extraction, milk transport and for effective cleaning of the whole system. They can be used in all types of milking plants, from individual milking robots to large milking carousels with numerous milking parlours.

Environmental Technology
Mink MM claw vacuum pumps are suitable for rough applications in open or mobile environments. The Aqua version offers high vapour tolerance and excellent corrosion protection making them the ideal vacuum generators for sewage and wastewater treatment, soil remediation or priming. Wastewater disposal in whole districts, cleaning sewer networks, food waste collection systems and vacuum toilets are only few examples of applications in which Mink MM have proven themselves.

Woodworking
Mink claw vacuum technology is increasingly used for vacuum clamping in CNC machining centres, and is supplied as standard equipment by leading woodworking machine manufacturers. Endusers appreciate the excellent reliability, minimal maintenance and low operating costs in comparison to conventional vacuum generators. In addition to vacuum clamping, Mink vacuum pumps are also used in the woodworking industry for moulding and veneer presses, laminating, vacuum drying and handling.

Pneumatic conveying
Mink vacuum pumps are well established as the industry standard for pneumatic conveying of bulk materials. In the plastics industry they are mainly used to transport plastic granules from silos via dryers to extruders or injection moulding machines. The constant pumping speeds allow conveying rates to be controlled precisely, and the operating fluid free working principle excludes contamination of the bulk material.

Plastics processing
Mink claw vacuum pumps have many uses in the plastics processing industry. In addition to pneumatic conveying, important application areas for Mink claw vacuum technology include plastics degassing in extruders, evacuating injection moulds, and plastic foil thermoforming.

Food industry
Mink claw vacuum pumps are predestined for processes requiring operating fluid free vacuum in the food manufacturing and processing industries. They are the ideal vacuum generators for handling cardboard boxes, packaging in cartons, and the filling of bottles, tubes and other containers. Mink vacuum pumps also provide operating fluid free vacuum for blister and thermoforming packaging processes.

Medical technology
Mink claw vacuum pumps provide vacuum to the treatment rooms of hospitals and other medical facilities. They are mostly installed centrally, and supply vacuum to medical appliances in the treatment rooms by pipe network. The high availability of Mink vacuum pumps contributes to improved safety in this sensitive application sector.

Central Vacuum Systems
Mink claw vacuum pumps are perfect as individual vacuum modules in a centralized vacuum supply. Busch delivers customized centralized systems for all industrial sectors. For applications in which oil-free operation is essential, Busch centralized vacuum supplies are equipped with Mink claw vacuum pumps.

and many more!


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