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Dosing Tank

Jet Inc. BAT Media Plants

Jet Inc. BAT Media Plants offer variable capacity in an NSF 40 and 245 listed treatment system. The precast concrete J-1500 Series provides complete effluent treatment from 500 to 1,500 gpd with the convenient option of a fully integrated pump tank. The 500 and 800 gped PLT Series tanks are the lightweight, rotational molded alternative to the concrete J-1500 Series. The seamless polyethylene tanks are easy to transport and install in the most difficult site conditions. 800-321-6960;

Effluent Pumps

Ashland Pump effluent pumps

Heavy-duty effluent pumps from Ashland Pump are available in multiple horsepower sizes for various performance requirements and have efficient, permanent split-capacitor motors. The oil-filled pumps have an upper and lower ball bearing design and handle solids up to 3/4 inch. They are made of cast iron, with cast iron impellers and equipped with a piggyback switch (20-foot standard cord) or in manual configurations. They are offered in 3/10, 4/10, 1/2, 3/4, 1 and 1 1/2 hp models. 855-281-6830;

Crane Pumps & Systems Barnes RAZOR

The 2 hp Barnes RAZOR grinder pump from Crane Pumps & Systems is suitable for light commercial and residential solids-handling applications, according to the maker. It is designed with axial cutting technology to reduce solids like flushable wipes, diapers and other nonbiodegradable items. A single tool needed for disassembly. The plug-and-play cord also provides easy servicing without requiring removal of epoxy in the conduit. Its 1.25-inch discharge is suitable for preconfigured packaged systems and turnkey solutions. It is available in the Barnes EcoTRAN Pressure Sewer System for grinding in tough terrain. Numerous configuration options are available. 937-778-8947;

Liberty Pumps ProVore 

The ProVore grinder from Liberty Pumps is designed for use in applications where addition of a bathroom or other fixtures below sewer lines requires pumping. It has the same V-Slice cutter technology used in the Omnivore Series. Powered by a 1 hp motor, this smaller grinder is designed to operate on a standard 115- or 230-volt circuit, requiring only a 20-amp breaker. No special wiring is needed. The pump comes with a 2-inch vertical-style discharge and a standard leg pattern matching the LE Series. This allows for easy retrofit into existing systems. Compact factory-assembled systems are available in simplex and duplex versions: the ProVore 380 and ProVore 680. 800-543-2550;

Orenco Systems Biotube ProPak Pump Packages

Biotube ProPak Pump Packages from Orenco Systems are complete, ready-to-install pump packages used for filtering and pumping effluent from single- or dual-compartment septic tanks to gravity or pressurized discharge points, with no need for a separate dosing tank. They include a PSC-Series Biotube filter cartridge, which filters up to two-thirds of suspended solids — only liquid from the tank’s “clear zone” is pumped. Filters are also easy to remove and clean, without pulling the pump vault. All components are designed to be quickly installed and easily maintained. The high-head effluent pump is field serviceable and has a life span of 25-plus years with routine cleaning, according to the maker. Pump controls are designed for the specific package purchased, with multiple models available. Free PumpSelect software is designed to provide fast, error-free hydraulic calculations and system curves. 800-348-9843;

Webtrol Pumps WTE Series

WTE Series turbine effluent pumps from Webtrol Pumps include a stainless steel intake screen and cable guard. The enclosed urethane bearing is mounted in a polycarbonate top diffuser. They include a floating stack design, which prevents clogging, and impellers are constructed from glass reinforced Noryl. They offer up to 80 gpm and motor ranges from 0.5 to 5 hp. High heads of up to 840 feet are produced by a multistage design. They are designed as a solution for treatment and STEP systems, dripfield dosing, sewer force mains, among other applications. 800-769-7867;

Zoeller Pump Turbine STEP Systems

Turbine STEP (Septic Tank Effluent Pump) Systems from Zoeller Pump are designed for use in a septic tank or pump tank. With a turbine effluent pump, float system and effluent filter set packaged in a polyethylene vault, it is suitable for use on new construction or repair sites when gravity flow is not an option and higher total dynamic head is required. The system is also useful in cluster systems, low-pressure pipe applications, gravel/sand filters, drip irrigation systems and other high head applications. Each system can be equipped with a control panel for use in either demand dose or timed dose applications. They are available in 1/2 through 3 hp sizes, in 1 1/4- or 2-inch discharges and flows up to 85 gpm. Alarm box or control panel packages are available. 800-928-7867;

Pump Control Panels

Aquaworx by Infiltrator Intelligent Pump Control Panel

The Aquaworx by Infiltrator Intelligent Pump Control Panel enhances pump system performance by monitoring liquid levels, controlling pumping time intervals, and logging events in real time. The easy-to-install panel calculates daily system flow utilizing a pressure transducer in the pump chamber and an embedded microprocessor in the pump controller. The handheld Aquaworx Tapper programmer broadcasts a wireless signal, allowing the user to program the panel from any Wi-Fi enabled device. The Aquaworx Tapper connects to the IPC panel using a standard RJ45 cable. Once connected, the user navigates to a website that provides all control settings for the panel, including control settings and a history of system function critical to troubleshooting and maintaining a pump-driven system. With the Tapper, the user can program and manage multiple panels and capture and download system events and settings onto a removable USB memory device. 800-221-4436;

SJE Rhombus Model 112

The redesigned Model 112 control panel from SJE Rhombus has a user-friendly simplex controller. It controls one 120-, 208- or 240-volt AC single-phase pump in water and sewage installations. The simplex controller has a touch-safe housing clearly labeled and elevated in the enclosure. It features LED status indicators for pump run, power on, and float status; float push-to-test buttons; an HOA (hand, off and auto) switch; and form C auxiliary alarm contacts. There’s also an optional adjustable seal failure circuit and red LED indicator. It includes built-in pump failure and float out-of-sequence detection. In addition, there are three user-selectable field programmable options: alarm steady state or flashing; alarm auto reset or manual reset; and optional seal failure alarm beacon plus horn activation. It is also UL Listed. 888-342-5753;

SPI 50B019-120-240DD

The 50B019-120-240DD control panel from SPI is a duplex timed-dosing panel for residential or commercial applications. It can be used with 120- or 240-volt power, and accommodates two dosing pumps controlled by a repeat-cycle timer. It has a durable, weather-resistant, NEMA 4X polycarbonate enclosure with SST latches; large, easy-to-access terminal block; circuit breakers for the pumps and control circuits; a rugged, externally mounted, UV-resistant alarm light; audible alarm and run-mute-test switch with UV-resistant sealing boot; definite purpose motor contactors; alternating relay; and pump hand-off-auto switches. Compressor hookups are available. Wiring schematic and detailed connection diagrams are provided, as well as mounting feet for the enclosure. It is UL-listed. 419-282-5933;

Submersible Pumps

Franklin Electric FPS NCX Series

The NCX Series of explosion-proof submersible nonclog pumps from FPS, a brand of Franklin Electric, are certified for use in Class 1, Division 1 and Group C and D hazardous location requirements for municipal markets as well as any commercial or industrial application that requires an explosion-proof rating. The pumps are available in single- and three-phase power options to accommodate flows up to 625 gpm. Each unit is designed for serviceability and reliability with features including a field-adjustable wear plate, factory-standard dual-silicon carbide mechanical seals and chemical-resistant components. 866-271-2859;

Gorman-Rupp SF Series

Gorman-Rupp’s line of SF Series submersible pumps is suitable for moving solids-laden liquids in a variety of municipal, industrial and construction applications. Models are available in 3- to 8-inch discharge sizes, with flows up to 3,400 gpm and equipped with channel, vortex or semi-open impellers. All impeller types can pass a 3-inch spherical solid. Pumps are offered in both wet- and dry-pit configurations and can be permanently installed with a base elbow when fitted to a guide rail system. When portability is required, the pumps can be attached to a rugged portable/construction stand that maintains clearances for solids passage. Most models are available with CSA C-US approval for standard locations and FM and CSA-US approval (Class 1, Division 1, Groups C & D) for hazardous locations. 419-755-1011;

Grundfos SE and SL

Designed for demanding situations, Grundfos SE and SL pumps ensure optimized performance with high wire-to-water efficiency, according to the maker. The SL range is for submerged installation and the SE range for dry and submerged installation. They are available with an S-tube impeller designed to meet today’s wastewater challenges, such as dry solids content variation and water use fluctuation. The S-tube impeller offers hydraulic efficiency without compromising free passage. 800-926-6688;

Polylok PL-CPE4A

The Polylok PL-CPE4A is a submersible, 4/10 hp, 115-volt, single-phase effluent pump with a 2-inch NPT vertical discharge. It has a maximum head of 38 feet and a maximum flow of 56 gpm. The pump is designed with a 3,450 rpm oil-filled permanent split-capacitor motor and has an amp rating of 6.6 for 115 volts, a rugged cast iron housing and volute equipped with a cast iron vortex impeller capable of passing 3/4-inch-diameter solids. The stainless steel shaft is supported by two single-row, oil-lubricated ball bearings. The shaft seal is an inboard design with a secondary Exclusion V seal. It has a 20-foot UL/CSA-listed power cable suitable for submersible service and fitted with a three-prong plug. The unit is supplied with an integrated clip for the included piggyback mechanical float switch and used for automatic operation. 888-765-9565;

Vertiflo Pump Series 900

The Series 900 industrial vertical immersion vortex sump pump from Vertiflo Pump provides an unrestricted flow, since the impeller is not normally in contact with solids being pumped. Applications include chemical slurries, fragile food-processing solids, paper and pulpy solids, petroleum and oils, sewage, wastewater treatment and textiles. It handles solids up to 4 inches in diameter. It is designed for long life in severe service with heads to 170 feet, temperatures to 350 degrees F, and pit depths up to 26 feet with flows to 1,600 gpm. Construction options include cast iron, 316 stainless steel fitted, all 316 stainless steel, Alloy 20 and CD4MC. 513-530-0888;


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