Gorman-Rupp has updated our 2” T Series pumps to incorporate the following Super T Series features: External, shimless clearance adjustmentFour-point back cover attachment with pusher bolt holesEasy grip handle for back cover removalA two-point “webbed” plate designA patented inspection … [Read more...] about Gorman Rupp Release 2″ Super T Series® Pumps Standard with Eradicator® Solids Management System
Clean water pumps are somewhat unique in that they need to be made of the right materials and configured in a way that they keep clean water clean. Usually, they are centrifugal pumps that are made with stainless steel parts. Stainless steel is used in sanitary applications because it is a “clean” … [Read more...] about A Quick Guide to Clean Water Pumps
There are many different kinds of water pumps. While this list is by no means complete or definitive, we would like to give you a brief description of which pumps work the best for which applications. Centrifugal Pumps Centrifugal pumps are extremely versatile. They turn rotational energy into … [Read more...] about Water Pumps: Choosing the Right Pump for the Right Job
Flojet pumps are one of the products we carry that are popular all over the world. Flojet was established in 1975 as a manufacturer of pumps for precise applications. In 1995, they were purchased by ITT, where they would eventually be placed under the aegis of Xylem. They are now a leading … [Read more...] about All About Flojet Pumps
Lowara pumps have been in production since 1968. They would be acquired by ITT and finally by Xylem and are now part of Xylem. They have their own 45,000 sqm manufacturing facility and it employs 800 people. Lowara, like all companies under the ITT/Xylem umbrella, adhere to the corporate … [Read more...] about What You Need to Know About Lowara Pumps
We usually use our blog to tell you technical information about various water pumps that we import from other countries into Australia. But today, we would like to tell you about the most creative use we have seen for a water pump and a filter. It was invented by two surfers from right here in Perth … [Read more...] about This Water Pump Cleans the Ocean
Water is essential to life on this planet, but when factors come into play that threaten the quality of water and its ability to support life, measures must be taken to protect it. This is the major concept behind water aeration. This method is the pumping of air into a body of water in an … [Read more...] about The Benefits and Methods of Water Aeration
If you have ever bought a gear water pump, an oscillating piston pump, or a rotary vane pump, there is a very good chance that you are familiar with Fluid-o-Tech. They were founded in Italy in 1948 and concentrated on the automotive, textile, aeronautic and computing industries. In 1976, they … [Read more...] about Know Your Pump Manufacturers: Fluid-o-Tech
There are many people, possibly including you, who own a swimming pool but without the right kind of quality pump. However, it may simply be a breeding ground for all kinds of unwanted insects and microorganisms. When a pool is not in use or even when it is, when not treated properly, all kinds of … [Read more...] about Keeping Your Pool from Becoming a Microorganism Magnet
For many water pumps gland packing is used to prevent any leakage from the shaft of the pump. … [Read more...] about The Eight Types of Gland Packing
We have seen a lot of water pumps over the years, and most of them fall into distinct categories. Grundfos, however, now offers a pump that is in its own category. It is called the S-tube. The S-Tube is designed for wastewater processing, and combines the designs of a few different types of pump to … [Read more...] about Is the Grundfos S-tube the Wastewater Pump of the Future?
Water pumps come in all shapes and sizes, but Fluid-o-Tech has come up with a way to make your coffee infinitely better. It is called the F-Caffe, and it is a nanofiltration system that you can install on your coffee machine. The F-Caffe is technically a reverse osmosis pump. Your water affects … [Read more...] about How to Make the Best Coffee in the World
Peristaltic pumps are very versatile. They work by peristalsis, which is the process that pushes food down the GT tract. Since pumps don't have muscles, they use a rotor with shoes, also called wipers, lobes, or rollers. As the rotor moves, the shoe compresses the tube in a circular motion, moving … [Read more...] about If You have an Industrial Application, We Have a Verderflex Peristaltic Pump
One market segment that has a high demand for water pumps in Perth is builders. In March 2011, an initiative was formed and an alliance was signed between the Air Conditioning and Mechanical Contractors Association (ACMA) and Pump Industry Australia (PIA) to create a standard pump to be used as a … [Read more...] about What is BIM-MEPAus and What Does it Mean to You?
Sometimes, what happens thousands of miles away in Vancouver, British Columbia, can have an impact on water pumps in Perth, Australia. British Columbia is as cold as Australia is hot. They are mountainous while Australia is mostly shoreline, coastal cities and towns, and bushland, with the … [Read more...] about Grundfos Leads the Way with Energy Saving Pumps
We import water pumps from all over the world into Australia. RAN pumps are made in Istanbul, Turkey, and sold on every continent. They specialise in diaphragm pumps, and manufacture both air operated and electro-mechanical diaphragm pumps. Diaphragm pumps are used in many industries, such as food, … [Read more...] about Manufacturer Spotlight: RAN Double Diaphragm Pumps
When it comes to moving large amounts of water, slurry, or any kind of liquid, the best thing to have is a good quality pump and Pump Solutions Australasia is just the company to supply you with that. Located in Perth in Western Australia, we offer a wide range of pumps for many different … [Read more...] about Better Pumps for Sewage: BE, BZ, and PU Series
Water circulator pumps are notorious for wasting energy, but the MAGNA3 series from Grundfos has changed everything. Toward the end of 2012, the Danish Design Awards were held at the Danish Design Centre in Copenhagen, Denmark. Awards were given to pumps in six different categories. The MAGNA3 won … [Read more...] about Award-Winning Grundfos MAGNA3 Pump Series Sets the Standard
Pump Solutions Australasia offers a vast number of different pumps, including vacuum, centrifugal, peristaltic, and submersible pumps. Located in Western Australia, specifically in Perth, we bring you only the highest quality pumps, parts, and accessories. We also provide specialised repair services … [Read more...] about The Pumps of the Deep: KTZ & KTV
If you’re trying to transport any heavy liquid, a slurry pump is often the best choice. Slurry pumps use centrifugal force to increase the pressure of slurry, or a liquefied heavy solid. By converting electrical energy into potential and kinetic energy, the machine can easily transport heavy … [Read more...] about The Best Way to Transport Industrial Liquids? Definitely Slurry Pumps!
At Pump Solutions Australasia, we carry a full line of Tsurumi aerator pumps. Aerator pumps are submersible water pumps that inject air into water. They are used primarily for wastewater treatment and for aerating water in ponds or aquafarms, but can be used anywhere water lacks oxygen, often … [Read more...] about Pump Solutions Australasia and Tsurumi: Aerator Pumps for your Wastewater and Aquafarm Needs
For most irrigation systems, the best water pump will either be a submersible pump or a centrifugal pump. Often, you will find pumps on the market that are called “irrigation pumps.” Sometimes, they will be sufficient, but they will often be cheap pumps that barely get the job done under the best of … [Read more...] about What Kind of Pump Do You Need for Your Irrigation System
Not only do we have a full line of submersible pumps, vacuum pumps, and water pumps for all residential applications, we also have access to large, powerful, high volume commercial pumps which can move huge quantities of water or waste water. This post is about the larger pumps that it takes to move … [Read more...] about Will You Soon Be Drinking Desalinated Seawater?
In the water pump business, you always get a lot of calls for information whenever there is a flood. People wonder if it could happen here, and what kind of equipment they will need if it does. We would like to extend our support and our condolences to everyone affected by the recent floods in … [Read more...] about Pumping Water out of Your Basement After a Flood
Though history is always subject to speculation as to its accuracy, we have a reasonable history of water pumps. Though some credit the Egyptians with inventing the pump around 2,000 BC, their “pump” called a shadoof, was actually a bucket tied to a rope that removed water from a well. We don’t … [Read more...] about A Brief History of Water Pumps and How They Have Affected the World
In part 1, we covered some different pumps. In this article, we will continue to introduce you to the various pumps we offer in Australia. Always remember to contact us by phone or email if you have any questions we can answer. This is meant to be a very general guide to give consumers an idea of … [Read more...] about A Simple Guide to Pumps: Part 2
One of our favourite lines of water pumps is from Denmark, Northern Europe. The company’s name is Grundfos. Grundfos has been making pumps since 1945. They have a long-standing reputation for quality workmanship and impeccable engineering. As you may know from our Manufacturers page, Pump Solutions … [Read more...] about Introducing the Grundfos MAGNA3 Line of Circulator Pumps
We at Pump Solutions Australasia would like to remind everyone to take the extra time to learn about pump safety. Water pumps don’t seem like they are dangerous, but they can cause a lot of water damage, personal injury, or even death if not operated properly. We would like to give you some tips on … [Read more...] about 9 Tips for Water Pump Safety
Pump Solutions Australasia, is proud to announce that we have added a new member to our family of high quality pumps in Australia: the Grundfos ALPHA2. The ALPHA2 is a small circulator pump that is designed for circulating water and other liquid through a heating system. We will tell you more about … [Read more...] about Pump Solutions Australasia Introduces the Grundfos ALPHA2
There is almost as much information about water pumps as there are water pumps. This can make it tough to decide which one is right for the job. There are a lot of subsets for pumps, too. Home pumps are rather simple, while pumps for industrial use bring many variables into the picture. When it … [Read more...] about Which Water Pump is Right for You?
In our last post, we covered which pumps make the best well pumps. We are going to continue this series and give some insight on which water pump works best as a sump pump. Sump pumps are usually used for one purpose: pumping water out of your basement. For sump pump use, there are three basic … [Read more...] about Which Water Pump is the Best for a Sump Pump?
A lot of Australians don’t notice water pumps until there is an emergency. Either their water pumps malfunction or they need a pump to help empty water from their homes. Here is a great use for water pumps: supplying electricity to homes in WA. The project is called the Perth Wave Energy Project … [Read more...] about How Water Pumps are Supplying Renewable Energy in WA
If you have a water pump that needs servicing or repair, we can take care of it for you at Pump Solutions Australasia. We can repair all pumps, from the smallest submersible pumps to the largest industrial or wastewater pumps. So, how do you know if your pump does need to be repaired or serviced? … [Read more...] about Does Your Water Pump Need Repair or Servicing?
When many businesses decide they need a pump, they fail to consider a number of crucial factors. In today’s competitive business climate, many industrial plant executives ask two questions: “What is the smallest capacity we can get away with” and “How cheap can we get it?” This is not the way to … [Read more...] about Choosing the Right Pump for Your Business
When pumping, it is sometimes necessary to draw water from a shallow source, such as a small stream. In these cases, it can be difficult to successfully uptake the water because there is not enough depth to lay the pump into without causing difficulties. With the right techniques however, this … [Read more...] about Quick Guide to Pumping from Shallow Streams
Those who own a swimming pool know that owning the right type of water pump is important to the pool's efficiency and maintenance. However, aside from having the right equipment, you should also have the knowledge in taking care of these pumps and the pools they administer. One important aspect of … [Read more...] about How to Prime your Swimming Pool Pump