If for any reason your pump runs dry, meaning without water,
air becomes the working fluid. Since air gives no cooling, the pump could
overheat and cause damage to the bearing, seal, shaft and impeller and
potentially stop the pump.
The robust ACQ580 drive is equipped with both pressure and
flow monitoring, as well as dry pump protection to safeguard the pump and water
pipes. Pressure and flow monitoring ensures the pumps operate in optimal
conditions, allowing you to carry out maintenance at longer intervals.
Based on sensors or pump curves, the drive detects when the
pump is in danger of being run dry. The pump then stops if no water is
available, thus preventing damage to the bearing and shaft seals, and even the
impeller. The drive can also detect other issues such as leaks in the pipeline
or blockages as a result of a closed valve.