Graymills Ink Systems Catalog


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WHY GRAYMILLS? Because you don’t make money when your press isn’t running… Thousands of printers and hundreds of OEMs choose Graymills. What’s the right pump? Can I decrease downtime? How do I clean this? How do I get my pressroom running more efficiently? Picking the best inking system or parts washer for your pressroom can be a confusing process. There are dozens of basic types of each and hundreds of options available. With its unmatched selection of products, Graymills offers you a “Total Inking Perspective” and “Total Cleaning Perspective” that others can’t rival. Unlike companies with...

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TABLE OF CONTENTS For over 70 years, Graymills has worked with press builders, converters and ink makers developing ink circulating and conditioning systems to meet their unique requirements. Because presses vary from narrow web flexo to huge gravure publication presses, Graymills has developed a variety of systems to match press requirements. We’re eager to help you with your ink pumping, circulating or conditioning needs. Graymills’ factory-trained representatives are located throughout the United States and in principal cities worldwide. Need help choosing the correct pump? See pages 4-5...

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Selecting & Getting the Most Out of Your Ink Delivery System Centrifugal Optimizing Your System Before considering buying new ink pumps or high-speed motors because of inadequate flow, take a look at your system. With increased deck heights, heavier ink viscosities, and chamber systems, there is a greater need to examine the entire plumbing system that gets the ink from the container to the print deck. Fittings: Many fittings cause restrictions, and 90o elbows are among the worst. Are all your valves and fittings “full port”, or is the internal diameter smaller than the connection size? Do...

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HOW TO SELECT A PUMP Typical Pump Recommendations by Press Type Press Type or Ap p l i ca ti on Pump Model/Type Recommendations* Narrow Web Flexo Tag and Label (up to 24” ) HV Centrifugal HR Centrifugal H2000 Centrifugal PPS Peristaltic DDP-1/4”, 3/8 ” Diaphragm Mid-Web Flexo (24” to 44” ) H2000 H2000H H3000 PPL, PQLM DDP-1/2” 3/8” , Turn to Graymills for solutions to your ink handling needs. Things to Know When Selecting a Pump Or Discussing Your Ink System with a Graymills Representative: For low flow applications. 1, 2 gallon containers are typical. Envelope presses, although narrow web,...

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Unmatched Quality GRAYMILLS FEATURES H/M/G SERIES CENTRIFUGAL PUMPS Graymills advanced centrifugal pumps are engineered to meet the delivery requirements of both solvent and water-based inks and coatings (for UV and other higher viscosity inks, see Peristaltic Pumps). Graymills combination of quality features is evident inside and out and is unmatched by any other ink pump manufacturer in the world. Built in the USA for reliability, quick delivery, low maintenance and long life, Graymills centrifugal pumps are fully warranted for two years. For complete flow and dimensional information, see...

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Warranted Worldwide GRAYMILLS FEATURES 7. PIPE CONNECTIONS – Reduce to Fit Graymills pumps are designed to easily connect with reducer fittings to allow them to work with multiple pipe and tubing sizes. Fittings can be added if smaller hose diameter is needed, but flow will be reduced. Use fittings to customize your connection, add filtration, customize flow. 8. MOTORS – The Choice is Yours A wide variety of standard and explosion-proof motor options let you configure your pumping system to your specific press requirements. All electric motors are from recognized manufacturers, have sealed...

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Reusable Liner Standard Graymills ink tanks are round to promote circulation and eliminate "dead spots" in corners where heavier materials can drop out and stagnate, causing viscosity and color issues. Round tanks of 10,20 or 30 gallon capacity feature a built-in sump for low pump-down to reduce ink waste. A rolled rim at the top of each tank provides reinforcement while eliminating sharp edges. Removable sparkless casters are also featured for added safety. Tanks are available in either 14 gauge epoxy coated mild steel or stainless steel. Lids are available in nickel plated or stainless...

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These motor options are available with Graymills pumps and ink circulating systems. This variety of choices lets you configure your system to meet specific printing and press requirements, whether water, solvent-based or UV. MOTOR OPTIONS Air Properly installed and maintained air motors are inherently explosion-proof, making them ideal for use with solvent-based inks. Ink flow is easily controlled by varying pump speed. With water-based materials, this eliminates the need for valves and bypasses that can contribute to foaming. Standard features include needle valve to permit infinitely...

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OVERALL Pumps T Y P I C A L A P P L I C AT I O N S Narrow web, tape, tag, label, envelope and smaller specialty presses. Standard Features • Includes all standard and H-Series benefits listed on pages 4-5. • 3/4” NPT discharge. • Round volute fits most ink tank sumps. • Mounting plate on round-hole tank lids. • Adjustable Agitor ® plate for in-tank circulation. Optional Features & Accessories • CE or ATEX compliance. • Mounting plate to permit pump to be used with keyhole-style tank lids. • Quick Demountable motor. (Not available in ATEX-compliant models.) • Metric lengths and threads...

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FLOW RATES H2000 SERIES 1725 RPM @ 60Hz LIFT FEET (METERS) LIFT FEET (METERS) LIFT FEET (METERS) 0,25 kW MOTOR • 2-1/2” IMPELLER Flow test performed using water with horsepower, impeller, discharge, return as shown. Flow rates measured in gallons (and liters) per minute. * Need more flow? Contact Factory for assistance. LIFT FEET (METERS) INDUSTRIAL FILTERS V. INK FILTERS Many printers who use filters buy them from industrial “MRO” (Maintenance, Repair, and Operations) supply houses. While these filters may do an adequate job of filtration, they lack key features that differentiate filters...

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