Peristaltic pumps with stepper motors

Peristaltic pumps with stepper motors

Title: Unveiling the Precision and Efficiency of Peristaltic Pumps with Stepper Motors


In the dynamic world of fluid transfer, precision and efficiency are paramount. In this article, we delve into the significance of peristaltic pumps, the advantages of integrating stepper motors.

Understanding Peristaltic Pumps:

Peristaltic pumps are a versatile solution for various industries, including pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, and chemical processing. Their unique design involves a flexible tube fitted inside the pump head body, creating a series of occlusions and releases as the pump rollers compresses and decompresses the tubing. This peristaltic action ensures precise and gentle fluid transfer without any contact between the pumped substance and the pump components apart from the tube.

Advantages of Stepper Motors in Peristaltic Pumps:

Williamson Manufacturing Co Ltd has taken peristaltic pump technology a step further by incorporating stepper motors into their pumps. Stepper motors offer several advantages that enhance the performance and reliability of peristaltic pumps:

Precision Control: Stepper motors operate in discrete steps, allowing for precise control over the pump's speed and flow rate. This level of accuracy is crucial in applications where exact dosing is required, such as in the medical and pharmaceutical industries.

Repeatable Performance: Stepper motors ensure consistent and repeatable performance, making them ideal for applications where the same fluid transfer process needs to be replicated with minimal variation.

Low Maintenance: The design simplicity of stepper motors contributes to the overall reliability and low maintenance requirements of peristaltic pumps. With fewer components prone to wear and tear, these pumps offer extended operational life.

Adaptability: Stepper motors enable quick and easy adjustments to the pump's operating parameters. This adaptability is particularly beneficial in applications with changing fluid properties or varying process requirements. With several options for control a peristaltic pump with a stepper motor can be integrated into a system in a variety of ways.

View the Williamsons range or peristaltic pumps with stepper motors here:

Williamson Manufacturing is always happy to look at custom solutions please contact our team:

+44 01273 857 752


The Williamson Manufacturing Company can trace its origins back to the late 19th Century with James Williamson the renowned, Hove based, movie pioneer. The company he formed moved into the aerial camera business and was a major supplier to the RAF during the world wars. As the need for reconnaissance cameras declined, after WW2 the company moved into film processing and in particular X-Ray film processing. During this time the need for pumps in the equipment that the company was building resulted in an association with Gorman Rupp Industries (Ohio, USA) which continues to this day. The interest in pumps was maintained and a separate company was formed to split the pumps business from the X Ray processing business. Many more lines have since been developed of the company's own design and manufacture and also other associations made with Anko Products and Shurflo.

Williamson is now committed to producing a range of pumps consistent with the needs of today's OEM market and puts an emphasis on tailoring products to suit a wide range of applications. The company has a wide experience of the pump market and is very capable of engineering solutions to suit many needs which includes not just pumps but also the electronics necessary to control pumps.

The Williamson Manufacturing Company not only produces the range of standard products detailed on this website, which can be purchased either directly or via our on line shop, but also welcomes inquiries for bespoke pumps and systems. So long as there is a pump involved Williamson will consider building it.