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Self Priming
Centrifugal Pumps

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Self-Prime JP-4 fuel at rate of 300 GPM at 81 FT TH.
Model: 5000 F-SP
Pedestal Mounted Self-Primer
Size: 3 x 3 FF FL
  1. 304L Stainless Steel construction.
  2. Carbon vs. silicon carbide mechanical seal.
  3. Reliance 10 HP, 1750 RPM, explosion-proof motor with non-sparking non-reverse ratchet mechanism.



Transfer waste water with chlorides from chemical dyes (for yarn coloring) at rate of 1000 GPM @ 45 FT TH (including 20 feet suction lift).
Model: 5000 D-SP
Close-Coupled Self-Primer
Material: 316 Stainless Steel
Size: 6 x 6 FF FL
  1. Close-coupled design.
  2. Oversized suction tank for 20 FT suction lift.
  3. (2-1/8") type 2140V mechanical seal (carbon vs. silicon carbide, viton & 316 S/S).
  4. 30 HP, 1750 RPM, TEFC motor, 286 TC frame.
  5. Channel steel support base (24" x 70").

Major Oil Company required two self-priming pumps subject to their extremely strict QC & QA standards: Duty: 400 GPM @ 210 FT TH (including up to 20 FT lift) of waste water with dilute H 2SO 4, NaOH & MEK and NPSH-A of 15 FT.

Model: 8000F-SP (A40-3)
Size: 4 x 4 FL (150#) - 17
  1. Carpenter 20 Cb-3 material of construction, Positive Material Identification independently verified by Texas nuclear alloy analyzer 9277.
  2. Certified, witnessed & independently verified performance (QHP), hydrostatic (225 PSI), suction lift capability (Hydraulic Institute dry vacuum & actual lift with 6" pipe) and NPSH-R tests.
  3. Single internal mechanical seal: Sealol type 670 metal bellows (2-1/2") with silicon carbide faces, Kalrez elastomers and Hastelloy C-276 metal parts.
  4. Motor: Reliance 50 HP TEFC-XE premium efficient, 1750 RPM, 326T frame.
  5. Kalrez housing (casing) gasket .

Industrial installation, located at 7000 FT elevation above Sea level, required polluted water at 75°F and pH 2-3, be lifted up 10 FT.

Model: 6000D-SP
Centrifugal, Close-coupled, end suction, self-primer,
mounted on steoo channel base

Material: 316L Stainless Steel
  1. Performance: 350 GPM at 125 FT TH.
  2. Size: 4 x 4 FF FL - 11-7/8” Impeller.
  3. Motor: 25 HP, 1750 RPM, TEFC.
Bahamian entrepreneur required a centrifugal self-primer to lift (approx. 8') limey sea water from indigenous coral wash-down operation (800 GPM @ 189' TH) The limey water is dried out and the residue (“drive lime”) exported to Florida for use in road repair.
Model: 8000F-SP (A80-3)
Pedestal-mount, self-primer
Material: 316 Stainless Steel
Size: 6 x 6 FF FL -17
  1. Group III bearing pedestal, oil lube.
  2. Single internal mechanical seal (2-1/2"): carbon vs. silicon carbide mating faces, viton elastomers and 316 S/S metal parts.
  3. Motor required: 75 HP, 1750 RPM.
  4. Impeller: fully enclosed, 5 bladed, 1-1/8" solids handling capability, 15" diameter.