Self Primer

Self Primer


Self  Priming, Solids Handling Pumps

The Flowserve MPT is a self-priming, solids handling pump designed to provide reliable, peak performance and low cost in demanding services containing suspended solids. The MPT deftly handles dirty, gritty water as well as free-flowing slurries, sewage, sewage sludge and many trade effluents.

The result of a long and successful association with leaders in the construction and waste water industries, the MPT’s simple design provides reliable, peak performance while offering versatility, ease of maintenance and low cost of ownership.

Industry Sectors

  • Construction
  • Utilities
  • Slurries
  • Industrial waste
  • Dirty water
  • Drainage
  • Dewatering
  • Sewage
  • Cannery waste
  • Scale pits
  • Sludge
  • Effluent
  • Bilge pumping
  • Mining
  • Pulp and paper
  • Food processing
  • Automotive
  • Wineries

Operating Parameters

  • Flows to 600 m3/h (2650 gpm)
  • Heads to 35 m (115 ft)
  • Working pressures to 5 bar (72 psi)
  • Temperatures to 75°C (165°F)
  • Solids to 75 mm (3 in) diameter

Features and Benefits

  • Longer service life derived from the use of rugged, heavy-duty volute casing
  • Reduced downtime provided by abrasion-resistant, double mechanical seal with silicon carbide faces that prevent contaminants from entering seal chamber
  • Increased uptime through the external impeller adjustment via four bushings that allow clearances to be accurately reset
  • Ease of maintenance enabled by back pullout design, which includes a replaceable seal housing that facilitates maintenance without disturbing the piping