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Silver Star Electric Drum Pump Motor Lutz ME I 6 (Ex)

Explosion-proof Motors for Hazardous Environments


Universal motor 120 volt, 60 Hz, power input 640 watt, power output 0.5 hp. the driving motor has two separate on/off buttons. The Silver Star is equipped with low voltage release. This prevents automatic restart after an interruption of the electrical supply. Explosion proof in accordance with protection class I, groups C and D and class II groups F and G. The motor is supplied with 16 ft power cable. Optionally with remote operating kit.


A light, easily handled, explosion proof appliance for almost all types of thin-bodied, slightly viscous, aggressive and non-flammable liquids.

Operating Data

Quantity: up to 48.5 GPM
Delivery Head: up to 54 FT
Temp. of medium: up to 248°F
Viscosity up to 800 cps

Examples of Liquids Pumped

Acetone, petrol/gasoline, solvents, oils, acids, lyes, ammonium chloride, photographic developers, etc.

Pump Tubes

For the various applications, pump tubes are available in polypropylene (PP), polyvinylidenefluoride (PVDF), aluminium alloy (Alu), stainless steel 316 and hastelloy C (HC).

Important note:

When pumping inflammable liquids, explosion proof motors may only be used in combination with explosion proof pump tubes made of stainless steel 316 or Hastelloy C (HC).
Weight (motor and pump tube) approx. 20.7 to 22.2 lbs.