The drum emptying system with many advantages


Process device features:

  • Designed for use in hygienic areas
  • Mobile and compact
  • With an integrated, automatic freewheel
  • Stainless steel construction, electronics and battery encapsulated to protect against moisture
  • Designed with minimal dead space and protection class IP 66
  • Narrow chassis for emptying drums on euro pallets
  • Wide chassis for emptying drums standing on the floor and for approaching pallets with four drums
    Chassis can subsequently be exchanged
  • Sinking depth of follower plate can be limited

General product features:

  • Mobile, compact drum emptying system
  • Pumps high-viscosity, paste-like and non-self-flowing media
  • For use with diverse standard drums, conical drums, carton and sea container drums (also with aseptic bags),drums with common transport dents
  • Motor, pump, follower plate and process seal are customised to media and process conditions
  • Eccentric worm-drive pumps and process seal available in FOOD versions
  • Processing of the media carried out in a closed process
  • Eccentric worm-drive pumps provide for low-shear and low pulsation media transfer
  • Residual amount in drums up to less than 1 %
  • Additional blind covers for interruptions in the pumping procedure
  • Motor can stay attached to process device while cleaning the pump
  • Eccentric worm-drive pumps, follower plate with process seal can be disassembled quickly
  • Pumps with impulse sensor available for contact-free flow measurement
  • Available with customisable control unit

The VISCOFLUX mobile S drum emptying system was specifically designed for use in pharmaceutical, food and cosmetics industries. It is perfectly suited for ensuring efficiency and process safety while pumping high viscosity, paste-like, non-self-flowing media out of diverse drums – either with or without aseptic bags. Media can be transferred low-shear and continously. The residual amount remaining in the drum is up to less than 1 %. The mobile drum emptying system offers a high degree of flexibility and can also be operated in wet or damp production environments. The systems stainless steel process device bears the protection class IP 66.


  • For pumping demanding, high-viscosity media out of drums
  • Highly efficient drum emptying (residual amounts in drum up to less than 1 %)
  • High process safety
  • Mobile use
  • Low space requirement
  • Designed for use in hygienic areas
  • Easy cleaning
  • Gentle pumping of the media
  • For various types of drums and bundles
  • Easy to operate
  • Diverse control options


  • Tomato puree
  • Caramel 
  • Fruit and vegetable concentrates
  • Peanut butter
  • Mayonnaise
  • Nut nougat paste
  • Chocolate (heated)
  • Concentrates for making sauces
  • Grease
  • Vaseline
  • Ointments
  • Hair and body care products
  • Wax, semi-solid
  • Glycerine
  • Lip gloss
  • Mascara
  • Facial masks
  • Technical datas:
    • Delivery rate max. 50 l/min
    • Delivery pressure max. 8 bar
    • Process device: battery operated, made of stainless steel with rollers made of solid plastic, IP 66, carrying load up to 100 kg, chassis available in two standard sizes:
    • 470 mm for euro pallets, 890 mm additionally for free-standing drums, drum dollies and universal pallets with 4 drums
    • For drum diameters: 560 mm or 571 mm, for conical drums (550 mm on top, 515 mm at the bottom), for drums with small openings Ø 540 mm on top, Ø 571 mm at the bottom
    • Pumps: Ø 54 mm, length 1,000 mm and 1,200 mm
      F 560 also for left/right operation, also in FOOD version conform EC 1935/2004 and FDA CFR 21 for food uses
      (F 550 for industrial applications)
    • Motors: Three-phase motors from 0.75 kW, spur gear drive motors, compressed air motors
    • Process seal: NBR material conform EC 1935/2004, or FDA or FKM
    • Power supply for motor and switching cabinet
    • Ball valves for pressurised air provision, aeration and venting
  • Consisting of:
    • Motor
    • Eccentric worm-drive pump
    • Follower-plate with process seal
    • Battery-operated process device
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