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Horizontal vortex pump provides unrestricted flow, impeller not in contact with solids being pumped

Vertiflo Pump Company offers a rugged, dependable Series 1600 Industrial Horizontal Vortex Sump Pump for service in industrial and municipal applications. Fully recessed vortex impeller design provides an unrestricted flow since the impeller is not normally in contact with the solids being pumped. Industrial process applications include slurries, fragile food processing solids, pulpy solids, oils, pollution control and wastewater treatment. Solids handling up to 4-inch diameter spheres.

The Series 1600 is designed for long life in severe services with heads to 170-feet, temperatures to 250 degrees F with flows to 1600 GPM. Construction options include cast iron, 316 stainless steel fitted, all 316 stainless steel, Alloy 20 and CD4MC. Model 1620 has a 0.875-inch shaft diameter with 1.25-inch sleeve, Model 1626 has a 1.25-inch shaft diameter with a 1.625-inch diameter sleeve. Positively driven and gasketed, protecting motor shaft from liquid being pumped.

Use any NEMA Standard JP Shaft Motor, standard JP shaft extension allows for easy interchangability to packing, standard mechanical seal or optional single or double mechanical seals of various designs and materials of construction. All pumps are designed with back pull-out feature which allows for removal of all pump rotating components without disturbing the piping connections.

All suction and discharge openings are flanged for installation ease and integrity. All impellers have wiping vanes which reduce axial loading and prevent dirt from entering the sealing area. Impeller is keyed to shaft, and an impeller locking screw assures positive attachment. Vortex-type concentric design casing has extra heavy wall thickness for corrosion allowance. Three brackets fit all pump sizes.

All Vertiflo pumps are delivered fast, usually shipped in one-half the typical lead time.

For more information contact Vertiflo Pump Company, 513-530-0888 or visit


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