MANSFIELD, Ohio, March 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The SludgeKat, Gorman-Rupp's new self-priming, positive displacement, hydraulic piston pump, is designed to handle the applications involving heavy sludges and slurries where other pumps fail.
The SludgeKat has 4" (100 mm) suction and discharge ports and is capable of flows up to 226 GPM (14.3 lps) and heads up to 390" TDH (118.9 m). Depending on the product being pumped, SludgeKat can pass up to 2.4" diameter solids without damaging or clogging the pump. Units are equipped with the latest in Kohler Tier IV diesel engine-driven technology.
The pump end frame is mounted to a 52-gallon (197 l) fuel tank base and offers a full load run time of 25.5 hours. Each SludgeKat comes standard with a DOT-approved wheel kit. The pump end frame can be detached from the unit and when connected to optional 150-foot hoses, provides increased portability around the job site.
The SludgeKat is the ideal pump for clarifying pits, wastewater treatment, loading and unloading rail cars, oil and gas drilling, mud pump applications, environmental clean-up and a variety of other heavy-duty industrial and construction applications.
Gorman-Rupp Pumps is a leading manufacturer of pumps and pumping systems for the municipal, water, wastewater, sewage, industrial, construction, rental and original equipment manufacturing markets. Established in 1933, Gorman-Rupp provides a quality, competitively priced product backed by superior customer service. The Gorman-Rupp Company is a pioneer in its field, boasting a history of innovation, continuous improvement and excellence that sets the industry standard.
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