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TLGLF Sliding Vane Pumps Ductile-Iron Multi-Purpose Truck Propane Pumps for Bulk Mobile LPG Applications

Blackmer® TLGLF Sliding Vane Pumps are flanged mounted propane truck pumps. UL listed for propane, butane and anhydrous ammonia, these pumps come in three models: the 3-inch TLGLF3, the 3-inch TLGLF3HD, and the 4-inch TLGLF4. With a max flow rate of 350 gpm (1,325 L/min) the TLGLF4 pumps are designed for transport loading and unloading. Whereas the TLGLF3, designed for bobtail truck use, features a flow rate of 129 gpm (488 L/min) ideal for smaller tank vessel sizes. With an increased flow rate that is 55% greater than the TLGLF3, the TLGLF3HD model features flow rates of 201 gpm (760 L/min), ideal for high-capacity bobtail trucks that often have 7,000 gallon sized tank vessels. All TLGLF pumps offer maximum differential pressure of 125 psi (8.62 bar) and can be driven by PTO shaft or by hydraulic motor using an adapter kit. Direct mounting of these propane truck pumps eliminates the need for inlet pipes, shut-off valve and external strainer, which can restrict flow and cause vaporization problems. The result is smoother operation and longer pump life. These propane pumps also feature cavitation suppression liners that reduce noise, vibration and wear caused by cavitation.

Features and Benefits

  • Pumps are listed by Underwriters Laboratory for both LPG and anhydrous ammonia (NH3) service
  • Cavitation suppression liner design for reducing the noise, vibration, and wear normally caused by entrained vapors
  • Replaceable casing, liners and end discs allow easy rebuilding of the pumping chamber to like-new condition
  • Ductile-iron construction with internal relief valve
  • Equipped with a double-ended drive shaft for clockwise or counterclockwise rotation by simply changing position of pump
  • Contains auxiliary intake port which can be used for emergency unloading of another tank or transport
  • Durable pumps for fast and quiet operation, providing sustained performance and trouble-free operation
  • Blackmer mechanical seal and ball bearing construction provide maximum reliability
  • Symmetrical bearing support assures even loading and wear for long life
  • Internal relief valve protects pump against excessive pressures
  • External ball bearings are isolated from pumpage by mechanical seals to maximize bearing life and minimize contamination risk
  • Advantages of sliding vane technology:
    • Unique sliding-vane pump design self-adjusts for wear to maintain flow rates
    • Excellent self-priming and dry-run capabilities
    • Sliding vane design provides sustained performance and trouble-free operation
    • Easy maintenance: vanes can be easily replaced without removing the pump from the piping system
    • High suction lift and line-stripping capabilities
    • Low maintenance and low life-cycle costs

Applications

  • Direct mounted, mobile installations found on:
    • Bobtail trucks
    • Transport trucks
    • LPG
    • Butane
    • Anhydrous ammonia
UL-LISTED for use in Propane, Butane, and Anhydrous Ammonia

Performance and Specifications

AVAILABLE MODELS
  • TLGLF3
  • TLGLF3HD
  • TLGLF4
NOMINAL FLOW RATE RANGE
  • TLGLF3: 52 - 129 gpm (196 - 488 L/min)
  • TLGLF3HD: 60 – 201 gpm (227 – 761 L/min)
  • TLGLF4: 129 - 350 gpm (488 - 1325 L/min)
DIFFERENTIAL PRESSURE
  • 125 psi (8.6 bar)
MAXIMUM WORKING PRESSURE (MWAP)
  • 350 psi (24.1 bar)
VISCOSITY
  • 0.2 - 10 cP
TEMPERATURE
  • -25°F to 240°F (-32°C to 115°C)
MIN/MAX SPEED (rpm)
  • TLGLF3: 400 - 870
  • TLGLF3HD: 350 – 800
  • TLGLF4: 350 - 800
PRIMARY MATERIALS OF CONSTRUCTION
  • Ductile Iron
CONNECTION ORIENTATION
  • Side Inlet | Top Outlet
VANE MATERIALS
  • Duravane
AVAILABLE CERTIFICATES
  • Hydrostatic Test
  • Performance Test
  • NPSH Test
  • Material (actual or typical)
  • Dimensional (pump only or unit)

Dimensions

Pump Model L W H Approx. Wt.
TLGLF3C in 17-7/8 9-9/16 13-3/8 126 lb
mm 454 242.9 339.7 57.2 kg
TLGLF3HD in 20-3/16 12-1/8 17-1/8 149 lb
mm 512 308 435 68 kg
TLGLF4B in 20-3/4 17-5/16 13-7/8 220 lb
mm 527.1 439.7 352.4 99.8 kg

Materials of Construction

PRESSURE PARTS Material
Cylinder, Heads, Relief Valve Cover Ductile Iron: ASTM 536

Pump Options

Options Details 
ORIENTATION OPTIONS Right Hand: INLET is to the right, when looking from driven side
Left Hand: INLET is to the left, when looking from driven side
PORTING OPTIONS Top Flange Inlet
Bottom Side Outlet
CONNECTION OPTIONS NPT (threaded)
Welded
MOUNTING OPTIONS Pump Only
SEALING OPTIONS Blackmer single mechanical seal

Vane Options

Material Temperature Limits Viscosity
Duravane -25°F to 240°F (-32°C to 115°C) 0.2 - 10 cP

Elastomer Options

Material Temperature Limits
Buna-N -25°F to 240°F (-31°C to 115°C)

Maintenance Kits

Model(s) Description Part Number
TLGLF3C Kit - Maintenance – NH3 or Dual Service (QA) 898980
TLGLF3C Kit - Rebuild – NH3 or Dual Service (QA) 899080
TLGLF3C Kit - Rebuild with R/V– NH3 or Dual Service (QA) 899125
TLGLF3C Kit - Maintenance with R/V– NH3 or Dual Service (QA) 899225
TLGLF3HD Kit - Maintenance 898971
TLGLF3HD Kit - Rebuild 899071
TLGLF4B Kit - Maintenance 898922
TLGLF4B Kit - Rebuild (LGLD4B) 899022

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