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APEX hose pumps

Overview

APEX hose pumps

The newly expanded range of APEX hose pumps is ideal for aggressive and abrasive applications up to 8 bar (116 psi). With their seal-less, valve-less design, APEX pumps are engineered for a more competitive price/performance ratio vs high pressure hose pumps. Designed to suit all dosing, metering and transfer applications with unmatched flow stability from 2.8 to 6,200 L/h.

The APEX pump incorporates Bredel’s long proven direct-coupled technology, delivering the most reliable pump design in a compact footprint. While the APEX gearbox mounts directly to the pump housing, the APEX pump rotor is supported by its own sealed bearing hub, isolating and protecting the gearbox from integral forces.

Chemical Compatibility Guide

Features and benefits

  • Seal-less, valve-less design
  • Precision machined hose elements for accurate, repeatable performance
  • Optimised hose compression for unmatched flow stability
  • Direct-coupled drive and maximum flexibility - no separate couplings to align or maintain
  • Ultra compact design with flexibility to mount standard gear motors - rotor supported by own bearings to maximise gearbox life
  • Lower maintenance costs - single component change means fewer spare parts inventory

Technical summary

Max. flow rate continuous5310 L/h
Max. flow rate continuous1401 USGPH
Volume per revolution0.046 - 0.74 L
Max. continuous operating speed100 - 140 rpm
Max. operating pressure8 bar
Max. operating pressure116 psi
Min. starting torque48 - 230 N m
Min. starting torque425 - 2,040 in.lbs
Weight40 - 140 kg

Technical Summary table lists features available within the range. See ‘Specifications’ tab for model specific information.

Performance

APEX 10 performance

APEX 15 performance

APEX 20 performance

APEX 28 performance

APEX 35 performance

Specifications

Technical specifications

APEX 10APEX 15APEX 20APEX 28APEX 35
Max. flow rate continuous275 L/h550 L/h875 L/h3020 L/h5310 L/h
Max. flow rate continuous73 USGPH145 USGPH231 USGPH797 USGPH1401 USGPH
Max. flow rate intermittent385 L/h770 L/h1225 L/h3450 L/h6200 L/h
Max. flow rate intermittent 102 USGPH203 USGPH323 USGPH910 USGPH1636 USGPH
Volume per revolution0.046 L0.091 L0.145 L0.36 L0.74 L
Volume per revolution0.0122 USG0.024 USG0.038 USG0.095 USG0.195 USG
Max. continuous operating speed100 rpm100 rpm100 rpm140 rpm120 rpm
Max. intermittent operating speed140 rpm140 rpm140 rpm160 rpm140 rpm
Max. operating pressure8 bar8 bar8 bar8 bar8 bar
Max. operating pressure116 psi116 psi116 psi116 psi116 psi
Suction pressure0.05 bar abs0.05 bar abs0.05 bar abs0.05 bar abs0.05 bar abs
Suction pressure0.73 psi abs0.73 psi abs0.73 psi abs0.73 psi abs0.73 psi abs
Max. inlet pressure2 bar abs2 bar abs2 bar abs2.5 bar abs2.5 bar abs
Max. inlet pressure30 psi abs30 psi abs30 psi abs37 psi abs37 psi abs
Operating temperature range -20 °C to 45 °C-20 °C to 45 °C-20 °C to 45 °C-20 °C to 45 °C-20 °C to 45 °C
Operating temperature range -4 °F to 113 °F-4 °F to 113 °F-4 °F to 113 °F-4 °F to 113 °F-4 °F to 113 °F
Fluid temperature range -20 °C to 80 °C-20 °C to 80 °C-20 °C to 80 °C-20 °C to 80 °C-20 °C to 80 °C
Fluid temperature range -4 °F to 176 °F-4 °F to 176 °F-4 °F to 176 °F-4 °F to 176 °F-4 °F to 176 °F
Min. starting torque48 N m57 N m57 N m150 N m230 N m
Min. starting torque425 in.lbs505 in.lbs505 in.lbs1330 in.lbs2040 in.lbs
Weight40 kg40 kg40 kg100 kg140 kg
Weight88 lbs88 lbs88 lbs220 lbs309 lbs
Hose lubricant required1 L1 L1 L2 L4 L
Hose lubricant required0.26 USG0.26 USG0.26 USG0.53 USG1.05 USG
Port configurationsDown, Left, Right, Up Down, Left, Right, Up Down, Left, Right, Up Down, Left, Right, Up Down, Left, Right, Up 
Compatible hose materialsCSM, EPDM, F-NBR, NBR, NBR for food, NR CSM, EPDM, F-NBR, NBR, NBR for food, NR CSM, EPDM, F-NBR, NBR, NBR for food, NR EPDM, NBR, NBR for food, NR EPDM, NBR, NBR for food, NR 
Flange assembly typeANSI, DIN ANSI, DIN ANSI, DIN ANSI, DIN, JIS ANSI, DIN, JIS 

APEX 10 dimensions

  A A1 B E H2max Lmax L2max
APEX10 (mm) 388.5 374.5 197.5 Ø16 170 545.5 401
APEX10 (inches) 15.3 17.7 7.8 1/2" NPT 6.7 21.5 15.8
Connector sizes MNPT EN DIN JIS
APEX10 0.5" 10mm 10mm

APEX 15 dimensions

  A A1 B E H2max Lmax L2max
APEX15 (mm) 394.5 380.5 197.5 Ø20 170 545.5 401
APEX15 (inches) 15.5 15 7.8 3/4" NPT 6.7 21.5 15.8
Connector sizes MNPT EN DIN JIS
APEX15 0.75" 20mm 20mm

APEX 20 dimensions

  A A1 B E H2max Lmax L2max
APEX20 (mm) 394.5 380.5 197.5 Ø20 170 545.5 401
APEX20 (inches) 15.5 15 7.8 3/4" NPT 6.7 21.5 15.8
Connector sizes MNPT EN DIN JIS
APEX20 0.75" 20mm 20mm

APEX 28 dimensions

  A B C D E F G H H1 H2max J K Lmax L1 L2max M N O ØP
APEX28 (mm) 481 297 2.5 264 98 338 370 415 221 359 124 82.5 714 63 528 152 121 27 12
APEX28 (inch) 18.9 11.7 0.1 10.4 3.9 13.3 14.6 16.3 8.7 14.1 4.9 3.2 28.1 2.5 20.8 6.0 4.8 1.1 0.5
Connector sizes ASME B16.5, 150# (ANSI) EN 1092-1, PN40 (DIN) JIS B2220, 10/16/20 kgf/cm2
APEX28 DN 1" DN 25 25mm

APEX 35 dimensions

  A B C D E F G H H1 H2max J K Lmax L1 L2max M N O ØP
APEX35 (mm) 557 335 2.5 330 100 406 442 490 255 373 126 95 734 66 528 140 140 30 12
APEX35 (inch) 21.9 13.2 0.1 13.0 3.9 16.0 17.4 19.3 10.0 14.7 5.0 3.7 28.9 2.6 20.8 5.5 5.5 1.2 0.5
Connector sizes ASME B16.5, 150# (ANSI) EN 1092-1, PN40 (DIN) JIS B2220, 10/16/20 kgf/cm2
APEX35 DN 1.5" DN 32 32mm

Materials of construction

Hose materialCSM, EPDM, F-NBR, Natural rubber (NR), NBR, NBR for food
HousingCast iron, Die-cast aluminium (RAL 3011)
Rotor assemblyCast iron, Die-cast aluminium
Cover assemblyDie-cast aluminium, EPDM, PMMA
Brackets and fastenersStainless steel 316
BracketsCast iron, Stainless steel AISI 316
FastenersGalvanised steel, Stainless steel AISI 316
Support frameGalvanised steel, Stainless steel AISI 316
Hose clampsStainless steel 316
Coupling bushAlloy steel
SealsEPDM, NBR

Literature

Brochures

  1. Bredel pumps (US).pdf
    PDF - 2,6mb
  2. Bredel APEX pumps (US).pdf
    PDF - 1,7mb
  3. Tunnel boring (EN).pdf
    PDF - 1,8mb
  4. Brewing industry (EN).pdf
    PDF - 210,3kb

Datasheet

  1. Bredel APEX 28 datasheet (US).pdf
    PDF - 1,2mb
  2. Bredel APEX 15 datasheet (US).pdf
    PDF - 1,2mb
  3. Bredel APEX 35 datasheet (US).pdf
    PDF - 1,2mb
  4. Bredel APEX 10 datasheet (US).pdf
    PDF - 1,3mb
  5. Bredel APEX 20 datasheet (US).pdf
    PDF - 1,3mb

Manuals

  1. Bare shaft configuration Bredel and APEX 10-20 (EN).pdf
    PDF - 1,8mb
  2. Bredel APEX10, 15, 20 manual (US).pdf
    PDF - 2,5mb
  3. Bredel APEX28, 35 manual (EN).pdf
    PDF - 3,3mb
  4. Bredel APEX28, 35 hose replacement guide (EN).pdf
    PDF - 787,3kb

Other Resources

  1. Engineering Specifications APEX 10-35 (US).zip
    ZIP - 966,9kb

Videos

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