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Because liquids are almost impossible to reduce in volume, they cannot be pressurized and therefore must be transported through other means. Centrifugal force causes substances including liquids to move away from their center of rotation; this force can be controlled and used to lift and convey liquid. Read More…

Vertical Pumps A vertical pump uses centrifugal force to convert mechanical energy into kinetic energy and increase the pressure a liquid as it travel upwards through a pipe.
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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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Vertical pumps are constructed from stainless steel, aluminum or cast iron and must be strong enough to withstand internal and external pressures. These pumps are most often used for lifting and transporting water, an application that finds many uses in residential, general purpose, industrial and commercial situations.

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Centrifugal pumps are used in wastewater and sewage treatment plants to handle trash and refuse; certain heavy duty models can pump mixtures of solids that are suspended in liquid. As water pumps, vertical pumps are used for deep well pumping and move water from its underground source to buildings for human use or to prevent flooding or drainage issues.

If vertical pumps are made of strong corrosion resistant materials, they are able pump chemicals and acids which is a useful way of transporting hazardous liquids throughout a processing plant.

Vertical centrifugal pumps are simply designed machines. A casing called a volute contains a horizontal impeller mounted perpendicularly on an upright rotating shaft. The electric motor uses its mechanical energy to turn the impeller whose blades impart kinetic energy to the liquid as it begins to rotate up the casing.

Momentum and pressure carry the liquid (most commonly water) through the expanding volute until it exits through a discharge opening, sometimes at high velocities. Vertical pumps are located underground near the source of liquid which they move up to the surface. They are usually electric because a gas tank would be impractical to store and fill. The power cords are kept in a durable protective casing to prevent any leaks or damage.

One example of a vertical pump is an axial flow pump whose impeller is actually a kind of propeller that lifts the liquid in a direction parallel to the pump shaft instead of pushing it in a perpendicular direction like horizontal centrifugal pumps would. Vertical pumps are generally designed in a close-coupled arrangement where the motor and the pump are held in the same slim enclosure that can be lowered into a deep well hole. Another technique is to have the motor at ground level and install the pump underground.