Fruits & Vegetable

Fruits & Vegetables

Fruits and vegetables have been an important part of daily nourishment and have given rise to systematic cultivation and harvest. NEMO® Progressing Cavity Pumps have been repeatedly confronted with challenges as the range of foods to be handled changes due to new product offerings to the marketplace. The specific type of NEMO® Progressing Cavity Pump used in a given application will depend upon the properties and consistency of the substance as well as the sanitary standards required.

NETZSCH pump designs include a block pump with flange connections, hopper pump with auger, sanitary pump models, self-priming pumps for emptying tanks, and mobile pumps for eliminating long suction pipes consisting of hoses. The versatility and characteristics of NEMO® Pumps are ideally suited for handling solids such as fruit and vegetable peels, stems or pits. Pumps in the fruit and vegetable industry are often used for feeding sensitive equipment, such as filters, which may be damaged by high pulsation. NEMO® Pumps generate almost no pulsation; they are perfectly suited for these applications. With NEMO® Pumps it is also possible to process whole fruits or vegetables directly at the receiving location, which can provide great savings in both time and effort. Sanitary conditions are also a priority with fruits and vegetables for health and shelf life. NETZSCH Sanitary or Aseptic Pumps can be used to guarantee the very best in germ-free conditions.

Technical Data

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NETZSCHNEMO® progressing cavity pumps
Throughput volume60 m³/day


NEMO® BF Open Throat Progressing Cavity Pump with Auger

The NEMO® BF is used in all industrial markets to provide continuous, pressure-stable, gentle and low-pulsation handling with metering in proportion to rotation speed. This pump is used primarily for highly viscous, compacted and crumbly substances that do not have a tendency to bridge.

NEMO® Barrel Emptying Pumps

NEMO® Barrel Emptying Pumps suction themselves automatically to the bottom of the barrel or container to achieve almost residue-free emptying in the chemical, pharmaceutical and foods industries. The heart of the Barrel Emptying System is a volumetrically conveying NEMO® Progressing Cavity Pump.


NEMO® BY Progressing Cavity Pumps can be used in industrial markets where a great variety of substances must be pumped or very precisely metered.

The multipurpose solution

NEMO ® Beverage Pumps find universal use in the wine-growing, wine production, brewery, distillery and beverage production industries. These mobile units provide the flexibility this production environment needs.

NEMO® BH Sanitary Pump

The NEMO® BH Sanitary Pump is employed in the food products, pharmaceutical, cosmetic and chemical/biochemical industries for sanitary applications and optimal cleaning. The continuous, pressure-stable, gentle and low-pulsation pumping and metering in proportion to speed are the important capabilities.

NEMO® BO Open Throat Progressing Cavity Pump in Block Construction

The NEMO® BO Progressing Cavity Pump with square/rectangular hopper and coupling rod with auger and force-feed chamber is employed in almost all industrial markets to provide continuous, pressure-stable, gentle and low-pulsation conveyance.