When we hear about silt pumping applications it usually involves pumping from a mining site, fruit juice concentrate or dredging application. Often, job site operators have contained the silt-laden wastewater in either a holding tank or tote tank. Typically, the liquid waste must be treated or pumped to a larger containment area.
Can a Double Disc Pump Have Ball Valves?
Yes. In fact, ball valve technology is helping to usher in the next era of double disc style pumps. The ball valves help to break up solids and make pumping thicker municipal sewage easier. The ball valves also make it much easier to maintain the pump.
One of the frequent calls we hear from customers is that they either have an older diaphragm pump make or need replacement diaphragms for their newer diaphragm pump. Some genuine replacement parts are easier to find than others. The good news is that replacement diaphragms and other parts for almost any kind of diaphragm pump are available for pumps dating back as far as the 1940’s.