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At some point, every pump will reach a point of failure and no longer be serviceable. It doesn’t matter whether it was a $500 pump or a $5,000 pump. Nothing lasts forever. While we all know this, we don’t typically plan for failure. Especially if you are a glass half full person!

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Posted in Water Pump Customers By Scott Carter

Commercial Flood Clean Up

7/27/17 1:53 PM

When floodwaters seep into your commercial space, do you know what you'll do? Don't let flood control become a nightmare for you or your business. Follow our Commercial Flood Clean Up Guide for tips on preventing and cleaning up flooding when it happens. 

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Posted in Water Pump How To Information By Kelsey Lepperd

Perhaps you've listened to an old record with a sound technician and heard that they are "out of phase." The audio engineer is talking about sound waves, not electricity, but they are similar. Let's begin with a short review of electricity.

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Posted in Water Pump How To Information By Aaron Jameson

Diesel Trash Pumps

3/19/17 9:27 PM

Contractors, municipalities, and farmers often need to dewater areas that are rife with leaves, sand, sewage, twigs, sludge, and mud – a job best done by diesel trash pumps.

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Posted in Water Pump Features By Kelsey Lepperd

Barmesa is a family owned business that's been manufacturing high quality water pumps for over 60 years. Based out of Laredo, Texas, Barmesa began by serving the rural market with jet pumps, self-primer pumps, and end suction centrifugal pumps. In the 70s, Barmesa successfully grew their product line to include submersible non-clog pumps and grinder pumps. 

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Posted in Water Pump Manufacturer Information By Kelsey Lepperd

What do all those lines mean?  It looks so confusing!  How do you even understand what it means?  Looks like a poorly made paint by numbers picture to me!  These are just a few things I have heard from people when they initially look at a pump curve.

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Posted in Water Pump How To Information By Scott Carter

Made In America Water Pumps

12/26/16 6:06 PM

At Absolute Water Pumps, we know transparency is important. We’re proud to provide our customers with as many made-in-America water pumps as we can. Perhaps now more than ever, consumers are concerned with where and how their products are being made.

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Posted in Water Pump Features By Kelsey Lepperd

With winter right around the corner, it's time to prepare your water pumps so that freezing temperatures don't cause any cracks in your casing. Follow our simple guide to winterize your water pump. 

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Posted in Water Pump How To Information By Kelsey Lepperd

As we work with water pumps, we find that pressure is presented to us in two common units: PSI (pounds per square inch) or feet of head. As we size a pumping system, we'll want to accomplish building pressure (PSI). The relationship between PSI and feet of head is that 2.31 feet of heat = 1 PSI. 

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Posted in Water Pump How To Information By Kelsey Lepperd

Motor type is an important but often overlooked feature when selecting a centrifugal electric water pump. Heat and contamination are the two main factors that cause a centrifugal pump's electric motor to decrease in performance, or worse, fail. The ways in which a electric motor is protected against heat and contamination make a big difference in the life span of your equipment. There are seven types of NEMA standard motors. For the sake of our conversation, we're going to focus on the two most popular types:

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Posted in Water Pump Features By Kelsey Lepperd

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