Reading the Air Operated Double Diaphragm Pump Performance Curve

We at Antlia Pumps offer a variety of AODD pumps in our range. In this case, let’s consider AOD 40 in particular. This pump can transfer up to 140 liters per minute and produce 7 bars of pressure. The diaphragm pump can be used to pump acids, solvents, paints, lubricants & other fluids.

The above performance curve is for the AOD 40 model which shows required air pressure to pump a...

10 Frequently Asked Questions about Diaphragm Pumps?

1. What if the chemical to pump/diaphragm MOC (material of construction) compatibility has ‘B’ rating?

• We do not recommend anything other than ‘A’ rated combinations. Further, warranty of Antlia pumps will be lapsed for the chemical to material rating ‘B’.

2. Can acids be pumped using Polypropylene (Plastic) pumps?

How to Select AODD Pump? Parameters to consider:

Factors to be considered while selecting diaphragm pump are as follows:

Fluid – One of the most important factors that needs to be taken into consideration is the Type, Composition & Nature of the fluid in order to avoid corrosion of wetted parts & also to prevent the wear & tear of the pump. It is also necessary to determine - What’s the chemical composition of the fluid? What’s the consistency? Is it a slurry (thick suspension of solids...

Follow these six easy steps to address common installation and operation problems.

Air-operated double-diaphragm pumps (AODD) are preferred in wide applications because of their simple design which makes them easy to operate and maintain. To achieve peak performance, end users must install and operate these pumps precisely. Within a matter of minutes, the common issues can be corrected with the right information.

Here are six quick steps that will help you fix common problems occurring during installation and operation.

Diaphragm Pump Market Expected to Grow By 2020

According to the current market study by Antlia Engineering Works, the worldwide demand for diaphragm pumps is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of approx. 6% through the year 2020 whereas the demand for AODD pumps in India is expected to grow by a CAGR of approx. 10%.

The driving force behind the increase is likely the wide range use of diaphragm pumps, whether as a sanitary pump transferring device in the food & beverage industry or for precise flow measurement in pharmaceuticals or...

3 FAQ’s about pulsation dampeners

If you've got an Air operated double diaphragm pump in your system, odds are you might be experiencing some sort of pulsation resulting in the rattling and vibration movement in the pipes and system? A pulsation dampener may be a great choice for diaphragm pumps to get a steady flow.


Pulsation dampeners absorb the energy from the pulse wave created by a diaphragm pump, more like a shock...