The challenge for food waste processors is finding pumps for their applications that are versatile and robust enough to pump through a variety of conditions. This was just the case for a Fresno, California based Continue reading
Customers with other diaphragm pump makes have been calling in lately looking for spare parts kits, diaphragms and flappers for some makes and pump models that are either hard to find, or are no longer supported. Last week, Atlanta, GA emailed us with this question:
Hi, our construction company has six Homelite diaphragm pumps, two AMT Diaphragm pumps and three Mud Hog Model 305 E and 404. Can we get rebuild kits from Wastecorp for these diaphragm pumps? Thank you, Dave
Dave, Wastecorp offers several options for spare parts on AMT, Homelite and Mud Hog pumps. You need to check the model and serial number of the pump and then tell your Wastecorp pump parts representative what you are looking for. Continue reading
Waste oil recovery and pumping is a hot topic right now in the world of pumps. For facilities with multiple storage tanks or sites, a portable pump may be a great option considering the alternatives. Traditionally vacuum pump trucks have been one of the only options available to transfer waste oil from tanks, cargo, tanker ships, on site storage facilities and more. This is no longer the case.
The Mud Sucker diaphragm pump system has a variety of sizes and options to transfer all kinds of waste oils no matter the size of the job or facility. For example, at this North American military base (pictured left), the customer uses Wastecorp’s Mud-Sucker 2F-MC diaphragm pump with wheel kit. This powerful pump is moved easily from site to site and transfers up to 25 GPM. With few moving parts and a contoured velocity channel, this pump is virtually maintenance free.
Primary sludge pumps are typically used in municipal Wastewater treatment facilities to transfer digested sewage and sludge. This is a broad pump category that encompasses positive displacement pumps to pump sludge in ranges usually up to about 500 GPM. The choices of pumps vary from double diaphragm pumps, plunger pumps, double disc pumps, rotary lobe pumps, progressive cavity pumps and more.
In todays pump marketplace, there are generally two schools that operators and consulting engineers follow when specifying primary sludge pumps. The first option is Continue reading