Trash Pump Video – Food Processing Facility

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.

How to Select a Pump for Paint Manufacturing

How to select a paint manufacturing pump

How to select a paint manufacturing pump

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

How to Pump Manure Pit Slurry

Topic Manure Pumps

Topic Manure Pumps

One of the questions we most frequently here from farmers and ranchers is how to pump cow, sheep, hog or horse manure from one area of their farm to another using the right pumping equipment.  Most of the time, manure based slurries contain solids content ranging from 5% -15% solids. If your application is on the lower end of this range,  Mud Sucker FA Series are commonly used on farms to transfer slurry based or wet liquids to dry manure piles that absorb moisture. These two inch or three inch pumps can pump from 25-80 US GPM and can discharge from 300-500 feet on level land; we can help you determine the suction and discharge loss when pumping on inclines.

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The Problem of Space Constraints at Wastewater Treatment Plants

Space Saver Plunger Pumps

Space Saver Plunger Pumps

It’s a common problem faced by many wastewater treatment facilities’, how to select a pump to move heavy sludge with enough power and endurance to last through the long haul.  One solution to this problem is a pump with an in-line piping design like the Space-Saver plunger pump.  Many facilities have seen success with this pump especially those replacing a double disc, rotary lobe, or progressive cavity pump.

The Space saver plunger pump does not require a concrete base, which makes replacing any type of sewage pump quick and trouble-free. In most cases, the old pumps are simply replaced and the new Space Saver simply dropped into place.  The Space Saver is available with a 7”, 9” or 11” piston size and can transfer up to 140 GPM (8.8 lps) of municipal or industrial sludge.

In our case study feature, you’ll see a Memphis, Tennessee area sewage treatment plant which recently installed a Space Saver after trying double disc and progressive cavity pumps.  The facility operates this pump for at least eight hours each day and other than general maintenance procedures, the pumps have run perfectly. Click here for more information on the Space Saver sewage pump.

A New Direction in Plunger Pumps: Sludge Pumping Capabilities With A Cleaner Design

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Sewage Pump at a New York State municipal wastewater treatment plant. This is a plunger style pump that is very popular for primary wastewater treatment. Less popular alternatives are lobe pumps, screw pumps, double disc pumps and progressive cavity pumps

When consulting engineers’ and facility operators begin to plan an upgrade for their sewage treatment plants most are considering four primary pumps: Plunger pump technology, rotary lobe pumps, progressive cavity and double disc pumps. Continue reading