Wastecorp’s self priming centrifugal pump line is a versatile series of trash pumps. You choose between 2″ and 12″ models capable of pumping up to 6300 GPM. Better yet, several mounting applications and drive systems are available. In this movie, you’ll see a recent customer on site at their apple farm transferring food processing residuals. This facility makes baked goods and ships raw apples all across the country.
When paint production facilities require pumping equipment to transfer paint there are a number of factors that should be considered. From understanding the abrasives in the paint to the configuration of your production floor here are some tips to keep in mind:
1. What is the consistency of the paint being pumped?
This is one of the most important considerations when selecting the right pumping equipment. Continue reading
Pumping Out Bilge Waste
Like all commercial vessels, tour boat operators are required to properly dispose of holding tank (bilge) waste. There are many methods of doing so ranging from a fixed pump out station, using a pump out vessel, a third party service or having your own pumps to do the job.
We’re profiling the case of one New York City based tour boat operator who uses the Mud Sucker 2FA-EC diaphragm pump to manage their pump out operations. First, some background. New York’s five boroughs are home to over a dozen ferry operators, water tours, water taxis – both public and private. Millions of visitors and residents use any one of these services every year. Managing the kind of waste associated with so much visitor traffic requires some creativity and a pump out that can do the job without hassles over the long haul. Keeping the harbors clean is a mission backed by most New Yorker’s and the Mayor’s office.
Many operators use the Mud Sucker as a quick way to empty both waste oil (from their kitchens) and their vessels’ waste holding tanks with fluid transfer capabilities ranging from 20-160 GPM. The added advantage with the Mud Sucker is that it can transfer waste oil including waste trap grease and used vegetable oil. Since many boat operators have a kitchen for entertaining passengers as well as restrooms, it only makes sense to have a pump that can transfer both bilge waste and cooking oil. Continue reading
Wastecorp has released updated pump brochures and buyers guides for our marina, campground or commercial marine customers just in time for the height of the season. The new literature includes sample installations and a host of new products like honey wagons designed to help get these jobs done faster than ever before. You can download the brochures or request by mail.
Our extensive marina pump buyers guide, highlights Wastecorp’s growing presence in the recreational marine pump out industry. Our pumps have been a hit with both small and large marinas for their ease of use and long life cycles. We’ve also included some great automated options for dockside pump out systems including complete control panels, remote controls and more.