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  • How To Change the Cartridge on a Taco Circulator Pump

    November 2, 2017

    Pump Products is back with another How-To guide. In this video, our expert Nick will walk you through the basic process of switching out the cartridge in a Taco circulator pump. A circulator keeps the water moving through your water system; the cartridge is the unit that holds the motor and impeller. This is a very simple process with minimal tools/equipment required. The pump used in this video is the Taco 007-F5: Nick and the the rest of our Pump Products' experts are happy to work with customers to figure out the right pump for your application and budget. Call 1800-429-0800 to speak to an expert. Subscribe to our channel for more how-to guides, product highlights and general information about pumps.

  • How To Check if Your Pump is Under Warranty

    August 3, 2016

    One of the most common questions we get asked at Pump Products is "do I have a warranty for my broken pump" This video guides you through the process of claiming a warranty on products, specifically if you have a broken pump. A warranty is simply a written guarantee from a manufacturer to replace or repair a product or to redeem the value of a product. Warranties are only granted under certain conditions and within a certain timeframe. Pump Products' sales technicians are happy to work with customers who want to know if a pump is under warranty. Expert help is only a phone call away at 1.800.429.0800. Also, be sure to watch our video on how to identify pump tags:

  • Why Your Sump Pump Needs a Vent Hole

    July 29, 2016

    This video details why you should drill a horizontal vent hole (or weeping hole) into the discharge pipe of your sump pump. The vent hole allows excess air to escape from the pipe, preventing air bounding.

  • Get to Know Your Pump: Parts Breakdown

    July 28, 2016

    Pump Products expert Matt breaks down the parts of a pump and how these parts work together to move fluid for any application. Parts examined include the impeller, motor and mechanical seal. Not every pump will look exactly the same, but after watching this video you should have a basic idea of how these marvels of engineering work.

  • How To Calculate GPM for a Potable Water System

    July 15, 2016

    Pump Products explains how to calculate your water flow requirements, measured in Gallons Per Minute (GPM), for a potable water system. This video will give you a step-by-step guide to the various methods of calculating potable GPM. Potable water is the water you use for drinking, cleaning and everyday life. Understanding the water flow requirements for your house or place of business can help you address problems, save money and size or select a pump.

  • How to Calculate GPM For a Wastewater System

    July 7, 2016

    Tutorial video on how to calculate the required water flow in GPM (gallons per minute) to remove wastewater from your house or building.

  • How To Use Pump Tags to Identify Your Pump

    June 30, 2016

    This video demonstrates how to use pump tags to gather the necessary information to find out what type of pump you have. Pump tags will give you basic information such as the manufacturer, model number, horsepower and voltage. This information is absolutely critical if you need to replace a damaged pump. If the pump tag is degraded or illegible, try calling the experts at Pump Products at 1800-429-0800 for assistance.

  • How To Calculate Total Dynamic Head For a Pump

    June 23, 2016

    In this video we will be discussing how to calculate TDH or Total Dynamic Head. TDH is the total amount of system pressure, measured in feet, where water can flow through a system before gravity takes over. Put simply, you need the TDH in order to correctly size out your pump. To Calculate TDH we need to know 2 variables: 1) The vertical rise measures the vertical pipe in feet 2) The friction losses: The loss of flow in a system due to friction created by factors like: pipe type, size, fittings, horizontal runs of pipe, etc. 1. To calculate the vertical rise, you need to determine how many feet your water will have to travel upwards before gravity takes over. Simple take the lowest point the water sits and subtract it from the highest point 2. To determine the friction losses: First, acquire your flow rate in GPM. Once you know that, you can add the vertical and horizontal piping lengths of your system to the equivalent length of fittings in feet. Each type of fitting has an equivalent value measured in feet; refer to your preferred manufacturer’s friction loss chart for these values. Now, take the sum of the total length of pipe (including fittings) and divide it by 100.00. (As per 100 ft. of pipe) Next, you need to determine your friction loss multiplier by using the following information: • Type of piping • Schedule of piping • Diameter of piping • Required flow rate Once you have this, use a reference "Friction Loss Chart” from your favorite manufacturer to determine the friction loss multiplier. Finally, plug all your variables into the following formula and you’ll have your answer; [Total Length of Pipe (With Fittings)/100] X Friction Loss Multiplier = Total Dynamic Head In summation: To size and buy the correct pump for whatever application, you need to know your required GPM and your required TDH. By following the steps above, you should have no problem choosing the pump that’s right for you.

  • How To Repair a Pressure Booster Pump

    August 21, 2011

    Pump Products sister business Pump Express goes into the field to repair and replace a pair of leaking booster pumps located in the Newark Museum. Pump Products is a stocking distributor and national service center for the world's leading manufacturers of industrial pumps and pump parts. Through our determined and factory trained professionals, we are able to provide our customers with the most innovative and cost effective products on the market today. Whether you need system advice, pump parts or a new pump, our dedicated pump experts will be able to help you with even the most complicated pump system issues. With over 500,000 sq ft of fully stocked warehouse space, we are able to ensure quick delivery times. Phone: 1-800-298-4100 Web: