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How to Pump Cooking Oil from Restaurants

In this post we provide answers to the question of how to pump out used cooking oil from restaurant waste collection bins especially in colder weather? Used cooking oil transforms into a gel when the surrounding temperature dips below 40°F (4°C). This makes the fluid very difficult to pump. Roger F., from Charlotte, NC conveys the difficulty in pumping cooking oil:

"We are trying to find optimum pumping solution for pumping used cooking oil (uco) from 100- 300 gallon grease bins

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Silt Pumping Applications: What You Should Know

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.

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How to Find New Diaphragms for an Old Diaphragm 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.

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Trash Pump Manufacturing in North America

The trash pump manufacturing business is no different. But to companies like Wastecorp who has manufactured trash pumps, diaphragm pumps , plunger pumps and now double disc pumps on North American soil for over 20 years, we are slightly taken aback by the renewed focus.

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Pumping Out Tanks With Diaphragm Pumps

You name the tank that needs to be pumped out and we have heard of at least a few customer applications that correspond with that tank. Underground septic tanks, lagoon transfer, transport truck tankers, locomotive tankers, waste pits and waste vegetable oil drums are among the most popular. What you have to keep in mind is that in most of these applications, you will need a pump that can easily maneuver in areas to access the discharge valve or at least some place where you can place the suction hose.

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Selecting Your Farm or Ranch Pump System

No one can argue that having a simple diaphragm pump for farm and ranch applications can some times be a lifesaver and time saver. Whether you’re pumping manure, silt from a pond, fruit juice or vegetable matter and more,having a trusted pump by your side can mean the difference between having aconsistently reliable pump and one that is nothing but hassles or in need of repair. Troy from Sandusky Ohio, has been a farmer in the area for decades.Here’s part of the discussion we had with him about his pumping needs and some recommendations we made:

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