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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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Commerce City, CO  |  800-525-9930

A.R. Wilfley & Sons has manufactured pumps for over 85 years. We provide quality chemical pumps, acid pumps, slurry pumps and centrifugal pumps, all meeting ASME standards. The design of our pumps is meant to meet maximum flexibility and tailored for any application. For over 90 years our pumps have proven efficient and safe, globally. Contact us today for your free application needs assessment.

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A.R. Wilfley & Sons Inc. $$$

Grand Rapids, MI  |  616-241-1611

Here at Blackmer our centrifugal pumps are equipped with secondary features and value-added components which sets our pumps apart from the competition. We are your hassle-free manufacturer of outstanding parts. Just let us know your application and we can handle the rest. Our teams are ready to work with you today! Please give us a call today to learn more!

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Blackmer® $$$

Chicago Heights, IL  |  708-754-2940

For more than 70 years, Nagle Pumps have been the standard of excellence and reliability in heavy-duty pumps for abrasive, corrosive and high temperature applications. A wide Selection of designs, components, and Materials of construction allows Nagle to custom engineer each pump to meet your specific requirements. Nagle manufactures Vertical Cantilever, Wet and Dry Mounted, Submerged Bearing, Horizontal and Submersible pumps.

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Nagle Pumps $$$

Schaumburg, IL  |  888-887-7867

Established in 1996, Illinois Process Equipment (IPE) provides high quality specialty pumps and services to Industrial markets. Our capabilities encompass a complete spectrum of services including engineering, system design and fabrication, product stocking, field service, in-house repair, and contract maintenance. Centrifugal and self-priming pumps, among others, are among our product offering.

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Illinois Process Equipment $$$

Houston, TX  |  281-955-8035

It is our commitment to you that all of our products undergo extensive, rigorous testing under the meticulously watchful eyes of our quality control team in order to ensure that we are bringing you the best product possible. We serve many diverse markets with our products including marine, industrial, military as well as many others. Visit our website today or send a personalized email to our customer service team today!

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Walrus America, Inc $$$
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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.