High Temperature Submersible Pumps
by Zoeller Pump Co.
Blowdown of steam boilers is a necessary phase of regular boiler room upkeep, and can protect boiler surfaces from excess scaling and/or corrosion problems. With these high temperature submersible pumps by Zoeller, you can be sure that you're getting the right pump for the job. For many more pumps, check out our extensive selection here
High Temperature Dewatering Pumps - 2000 Series
Designed to pump liquids up to 180°F
These high temperature pumps feature:
These pumps are excellent for:
- High temperature parts/switch components rated for continuous 180°F service (or 200°F intermittent service)
- 15 ft. high temperature 16 gauge heavy-duty SOOW power cord for the pump
- High temperature motor leads and thermal overload protection
- Non-clog vortex impeller design
- Cast iron corrosion resistant powder coated epoxy finish
- High temperature, adjustable float operated mechanical switch (with 10ft long cord) mounts directly to the discharge pipe
- All stainless steel fittings
- View performance curve
- Boiler blow-down
- Hot water transfer
- Plant wash-down
- Transformer vaults
- Industrial steam cleaning
High Temperature Pumps With 10' VLFS
High Temperature Dewatering Pumps - 3000 Series
Designed to pump liquids up to 200°F
These high temperature dewatering pumps feature:
- Designed to pump liquids up to 200°F
- High temperature liquid-tight conduit used with high temperature cable
- High temperature Viton® gaskets, seals, motor windings
- Built-in thermal overload protected
- All control components in contact with the water are high temperature rated
- Includes vortex impeller design to help prevent clogging
- Stainless steel screws, guards, handles and control arm & seal assemblies
- .5 HP, single phase motor
- Float operated mechanical switch box (non-automatic has manual operated switch box)
- Cast Iron corrosion resistant powder coated epoxy finish
- Model 3098 is shown with discharge pipe (not included)
- Click here for performance curve
|Float Adjustment Levels
High Temperature Pumps with a 15' Cord & a 1.5" Discharge (passes 1/2" solids)
High Temperature Pumps with a 15' Cord & a 1.5" Discharge (passes 5/8" solids)
High Temperature Pumps with a 20' Cord & 2" Discharge (passes 3/4" solids)
High Temperature Pumps with a 20' Cord & 3" Discharge (passes 3/4" solids)
High Temperature Pumps with a 15' Cord & a 2" Discharge (passes 2" solids)
Related Items & Information
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. "What is a vortex impeller and what does it do?"
A. A vortex impeller handles debris better than other impellers. It's used to help prevent clogging in your pump. Below is an example of a vortex impeller.
Q. "What is SOOW cordage?"
A. SOOW cordage is a type of heavy duty cord with a flexible and tough jacket that can handle extreme temperatures and is suitable and approved for submersion in water.
Q. "What's the difference between an automatic and non-automatic pump?"
A. An automatic pump has a built in float switch that will turn on the pump automatically at a fixed water level. After the water is pumped out to certain water level (also a preset level), the pump will turn itself off. A non-automatic pump has to be manually turned on and off, or with a separate control like a piggyback float switch.
Q. "Where does the switch box need to be mounted for the 3000 series high temperature pumps?"
A. The switch box needs to be mounted to the discharge pipe where it will be above the hot water. The switch box isn't made for continuous exposure to 200°F liquids. The image of model 3098 shows an example of how the switch box should be mounted.
Q. "What does the automatic reset thermal overload protection do?"
A. If the pump gets too hot the thermal overload protection will turn it off until the pump cools down (to prevent damage to the motor). The pump turns back on after it has cooled down enough. This backup protection feature is useful if some debris causes the pump to overheat.
Q. "How does a VLFS (variable level float switch) work?"
A. The pumps that come with a variable level float switch are non-automatic pumps. You just attach the float switch and the pump will behave like an automatic pump. However, the VLFS allows you to specify the water level (between 6" and 36") that will turn on/off your pump. This is different than the normal automatic pumps that have a preset water level that turns them on and off. Since the VLFS is detachable, the pump can also be used as a non-automatic pump.
Q. "What does it mean by 'dewatering'?"
A. The pumps are called dewatering pumps because they are made to remove water and pump it somewhere else.
Q. "Why is it called a submersible pump?"
A. These pumps are designed to be placed directly in the water. They draw the water up from the bottom of the pump.
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