What range of engines does the pump have?
The pump has tri-phase engines with powers ranging from 3 hp to 7,5 hp.
Can they function in both directions of travel (clockwise and anticlockwise)?
No. They can only function in one direction of rotation.
Of what materials is the pump built?
The internal bodies and the hydraulic system are entirely made out of AISI 316.
Hygiene and maintenance?
The pumps have been designed to guarantee the highest standards of hygiene and to avoid any kind of contamination of the treated liquid. The Lattea series pumps are identifiable by the following advantages:
They are internally and externally polished to guarantee better hygiene and higher resistance to corrosion.
They are smooth internally and lacking of uneven surfaces in order to prevent the treated product to stick to the pump.
They are easiy to take apart without the use of particular apparatus, for a complete inspection and/or washing.
What are the capabilities of the pump?
The pump capabilities go from 400L/min to 900L/min depending on the model.
Is it self-priming?
Yes. Even if the pump is a centrifugal pump, it is also self-priming (except for the 3 hp model). Only the first priming is done manually.
The Star pumps are divided in two: Star electric and Star Lattea and are equipped with entry and exit wholes with nylon or steel wheel holder (diameter 50 or wheel holder inox 2” Gas for the Star elettrica). Also, the entry and exit wholes have DIN threads 50 diameter (Star Lattea). The pumps can also be equipped with engine protection and wheeled steel tripod stand.