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  1. Picking the Right Trash Pump

    Selecting a trash pump doesn’t h

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  2. Sprinkler System Booster Pumps

    Why Sprinkler system booster pumps

    Why do you need a water booster pump? While household water
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  3. Prepare for Dewatering constructions sites and fields During the Spring Melt

    Dewatering can be necessary at almost any time of the year but is particularly prevalent in the spring.

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  4. Custom Pumps For Your Application

    At Pumpbiz we work with customers to ensure the pumps and components they purchase are right for their

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  5. How Do Diaphragm Pumps Work

    Diaphragm pumps are widely used in industrial and residential applications. These pumps are reliable

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  6. What is a plunger pump? What would I use a Plunger Pump for?

    Water or liquid pumps use the properties of a vacuum to move liquids along a path through intake and

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  7. Choosing Gas Pumps vs. Electric Powered Pumps

    So you’ve decided what type of pump works best for your particular application, now it’s time to dec

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  8. Sump Pump Maintenance Tips

    Based on our data from the last 5 years, historically we see a spike in sump pump purchases each Spring.

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  9. Hot Oil Pump Applications

    What is a hot oil pump?

     

    A hot oil pump, or thermal oil pump, is exactly what

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  10. Spring Pond Pump Maintenance

    With spring around the corner, people are anxious to be outside and start enjoying their gardens and

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  11. High pressure water pumps vs high-flow water pumps

    Water pumps are used for many different applications. From things we do at home to municipalities, to

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  12. Explosion Proof Pumps: Who needs them? What are they?

    What is an Explosion Proof Pump & Where is it Used?

    Who needs an explosion-proof pump?

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  13. Food Grade Pumps

    There are pumps for many different types of applications. Some of the applications require pumps made a specific way, with specific materials. Food grade pumps come in many different configurations depending on the specific application. While they may look different, they all share common elements.
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  14. Checking Your Pump’s Rotation

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    Regular pump maintenance is a critical measure for ensuring the safety and longevity of your pump. One of the most basic, but nevertheless, important steps of maintenance is checking your pump’s rotation. Sometimes, the direction of rotation can be reversed during initial setup or reinstallation or plant wiring changes.

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  15. Submersible Pumps: What Are They And Are They Worth It?

    Whether you’re in need of a pump for an industrial operation or you just need to clear out a flooded basement, submersible pumps are a versatile tool with a variety of applications. In this article, we’ll provide an overview of what a submersible pump is and what their advantages and disadvantages are.
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  16. The right residential fire pump

    Homeowners looking for fire pumps need to be careful; the right pump and right equipment are vital and

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  17. CBD Extraction & Pumping Equipment

    Over the past decade, the United States has experienced an explosion in demand for hemp products. One

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  18. Types Of Water Hoses

    The term “water hose” can be used for many different applications. But, before you just buy a water hos

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  19. Sprinkler Pump Maintenance

    We demand a lot out of pumps. In addition to the immense pressure under which they operate, there are

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  20. Cleaning Your Pond Pump

    Cleaning a Pond Pump

    Cleaning your submersible pond pump

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  21. What is an explosion proof pump

    What is an explosion proof pump?

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  22. Irrigation For Hemp Growers

    As you can imagine, the variety of irrigation systems mean there is also a wide range of pumps that can be used. If you are not familiar with the requirements for a given system, call us. We are always happy to help you and ensure you get the correct irrigation pump for your hemp crop.
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  23. 6 Common Water Pump Questions

    As the year comes to a close, we look back on the questions people most often ask about water pumps. While each application may have specific and unique questions about the pump specs, when it comes to water pumps, here at the 6 most common questions we are asked.
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  24. What Makes A Pump A “Chemical Pump”?

    As you might expect, chemical pumps are designed to handle fluids that are corrosive or abrasive. While the term chemical pump is specific, the applications for using chemical pumps are more widespread than the term might imply.
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  25. Preparing your water pump for winter

    We use outdoor water pumps or fountains, irrigation systems, pond aeration and much more. But when winter comes, these pumps need to be shut down and the systems prepared for the cold months ahead. How do you winterize a water pump?
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  26. Buying American Made Water Pumps

    Buying American products is more than a symbolic show of patriotism. It has real effects on the world and on the communities closest to us. Although it’s probably not possible to buy every good you own from America, when you get the opportunity to, it’s a small way to support American workers and communities who depend on it.
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  27. Flooding: Prepare, Stay Safe, Clean Up

    We get a lot of calls about which pumps are best to deal with flood waters. Dewatering after a flood is not as simple as just connecting hoses and pumps. But, dealing with flooding actually starts before the water ever comes. In our three-part series about dealing floods, we cover some of the high-level steps you can take. But, to be as safe as you can, contact local officials to understand the resources and special circumstances of your town.
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  28. Once the storm passes: Dealing with the flood

    The aftermath to a disaster may seem almost as daunting as the storm itself. But reliable equipment and know-how will take a bit of the stress out of dealing with the clean up. Taking safety precautions, consulting local officials, and gathering information can help ease the process and offer lessons for future emergencies.
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  29. Dealing with the Storm

    Remember, preparation and information are the most important parts of getting through a disaster. Establish your news sources beforehand and how you will access them, assemble your emergency supplies, and know your evacuation procedures. Staying calm during the chaos and making informed decisions will help protect your family and your livelihoods.
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  30. Preparing For Flooding

    The first step in dealing with floods is understanding and preparing for the risks. Knowledge and planning are your best defenses when dealing with the impact of flooding. The time for this step comes well before the flooding starts. In our next articles, we’ll discuss what to do during a flood and recovering from a flood.
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  31. Sanitary NSF Pumps: What Is The Certification

    Sanitary NSF Pumps for food processing, beverage production and potable drinking water. These include food grade sanitary pumps for oils, honey, milk, beer potable water, extracts, paste and more. The term sanitary NSF is often confused or misused. It means different levels of cleanliness or cleanability to different people. Sometimes referred to as FDA approved or complaint and 3A approved, NSF / ANSI certified. Depending on the level needed the prices can vary greatly.
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  32. Calif Prop 65

    The California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment is establishing this website to provide the public with information on chemicals, products and locations often associated with Proposition 65 warnings. These warnings inform Californians about their exposures to chemicals that cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm.
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  33. Impact of Tariffs on Pump Prices

    On May 29th, 2018, the US Government announced new 25% import tariffs on approximately $50B of goods imported into the United States from China, under Section 301 of the Trade Expansion Act, with an effective date of July 6, 2018. Included in the HTSUS codes which are impacted by these new tariffs are pumps, motors, and other components. On August 1, 2018, most of the new prices will be applied.
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  34. Pump Troubleshooting Water Pump Problems: Low suction or flow rate

    Your water pump is primed and the liquid is flowing… kind of. One of the more common problems with water pumps is a reduced or lower than expected water flow. When you need to dewater the jobsite, low flow means more downtime for the crew, costing money and putting deadlines at risk. Often, low water flow is less about your water pump and more to do with the situation. Below are a few things to review to troubleshoot water pump problems involving low water flow.
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  35. Troubleshooting Water Pump Problems: Priming

    Many companies rely on water pumps. From factories to construction to agriculture and more, business depends on water pumps, so when they stop working properly, it can cost time and money. Being able to troubleshoot water pump problems on site can save time and money. By knowing what pump issues cause which performance problems, you can begin pump repair or replacement more quickly.
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