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This is what makes trash pumps so useful. These pumps are designed with larger impeller veins and pump housings to allow for solids to pass through without causing clogs or damage. Read More…

Trash Pump Also known as sludge pumps, waste water pumps or sewage pumps, heavy-duty trash pumps are designed to handle mud, sand, trash, soft solids, and twigs. Normal water pumps are not meant to handle solid matter and can get clogged, stopped up, or even damaged if these solids are introduced into the system.
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Leading Manufacturers

Huntsville, AL  |  800-253-2583

When it comes to moving your hard-to-handle liquids quickly and efficiently, John Blue’s centrifugal transfer and spray pumps are second to none. John Blue Company’s product lines include centrifugal spray pumps, cast iron centrifugal pumps, and polypropylene centrifugal pumps.

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John Blue Company $$$

Houston, TX  |  866-624-7867

Magnatex Pumps reliability of a broad range of products bring our current customers back and impresses potential clientele. With our focus on magnetic drive pumps and centrifugal pumps, we can provide the turbine vane pumps, water pumps, and sealless centrifugal pumps applicable as acid pumps, chemical pumps (feed, process, transfer), and hot oil pumps, appropriate to your needs.

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Magnatex® Pumps, Inc. $$$

Northbrook, IL  |  800-786-7249

Would an inventory of 9,000 pumps and pump accessories entice you to look here? We sell and repair product from dependable manufacturers—chemical pumps, horizontal and vertical centrifugal pumps, multistage centrifugal pumps, sealless pumps, sump pumps and more.

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PumpBiz® Inc $$$

Cincinnati, OH  |  513-530-0888

Vertiflo manufactures and distributes self-priming centrifugal pumps (trash and solids handling), industrial vertical centrifugal pumps, sump pumps, sealless pumps and chemical pumps. Our company was established in 1979 and has grown, developing many new products for industrial applications.

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Vertiflo Pump Company $$$

Arvada, CO  |  303-425-0800

For reliable industrial pumps and compressors, contact Sundyne for design and manufacture. Industries using our centrifugal pumps include pharmaceutical processing, chemical processing, power generation, beverage production and others. Sundyne centrifugal integrally geared compressors are engineered to run continuously for 7 years under API-617 and API-614 standards. Call today to learn more.

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Sundyne Corporation $$$
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While their name might suggest otherwise, trash pumps are still used to pump water. However, they have the capability of processing heavy-duty or viscous materials, like the solids and debris mentioned above. When these kinds of debris enter the pump, they are not ground up. They pass all the way through the pump intact. Trash pumps are commonly utilized in construction and agricultural applications as well as in other applications involving large amounts of debris.

In addition to ordinary trash pumps, semi-trash pumps are also available. They are considered "semi-trash" due to their smaller openings and inability to handle the same amounts of trash as standard trash pumps. For this reason, semi-trash pumps are typically used to pump less debris-heavy substances, like sandy or slightly muddy water. However, because there is no objective industry standard that divides semi-trash pumps from trash pumps, semi-trash pumps are often labeled as trash pumps.

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