Pumps, high pressure jetting

When disaster strikes, it's nearly always without warning--and the speed of the response can be vital to its success. This summer, within a few days of the incident on the Deepwater Horizon, Thompson Pump's Emergency Response Team mobilized to the Gulf Coast to provide pumping equipment, supplies, manpower and a wealth of tactical knowledge to areas devastated by the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

NASSCO member Barry Howell, General Manager, Visu-Sewer, Inc.

Without a doubt, the most misunderstood facet of sewer cleaning is the relationship between flows and pressures. Generally, pressure is mistakenly viewed as the wildcard or the reason for concern, and flow is usually ignored. Operators often misunderstand the operation of their pump, the relationship to hose diameter and length to performance and other variables of jetting.

Designed for the rugged cross-country pipeline market, the HD6 Pipeline pump is an all-purpose 6-inch pump producing flows past 2,700 gpm and heads to 165 feet, able to pass 3-inch solids.

The WEBAC P2020 is a single component, high-pressure, polyurethane injection pump.

Thompson Pump’s new heavy duty 4-inch eco-friendly dry-priming electric driven pump, model 4JSVC, was unveiled at the 2009 WEFTEC tradeshow in October.

The Vactor HydroSurge high-performance cleaning nozzle handles a variety of large pipe cleaning and maintenance applications.

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