Grit Pump News & Updates

EGGER Grit Pumps in the Field & Other Updates

Horizontal Belt-Driven Pumps offer many disadvantages

In the old days, antiquated grit pump technologies were designed using a cup-style impeller which included a rim around the outside diameter or circumference of the impeller. This style impeller cannot be trimmed and requires use of v-belts to change the pump speed to adjust the discharge head pressure or flow.

Egger Vortex Grit Pump running since 1990 in Florida

This Egger Turo Vortex pump type TV 71-80 H6  for grit is running since 27 years without failure at the sewage treatment plant in Mary Esther, a beach community neighboring Fort Walton Beach in Florida. High sand loading from the beach results in pumps that wear down...