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ARO Releases Pit Boss™ Dewatering Pumps

01/01/2009

 

The ARO Fluid Technologies business of Ingersoll Rand Industrial Technologies has released a new line of air-operated diaphragm pumps developed especially for mining, construction, sump and other operations where a reliable, portable de-watering and solid’s handling pump is an every day requirement. Named the “Pit Boss” for its tough, uncompromising performance and construction, these new pumps are available in three discrete port sizes (11/2”, 2” and 3”) and are built to handle your toughest applications.

 

Pit Boss Pump Features:

 

Performance — Pit Boss pumps deliver industry-leading performance with powerful suction lift and flow rates up 217 gpm (824 lpm) to handle the most demanding jobs.

 

Reliability — Decades of development have produced diaphragms that last up to four times longer than competitive models. And while other pumps frequently ice and stall, the Pit Boss pumps’ patented air motor design ensures worry free operation.

 

Comfort-grip handles — Improve portability and usability.

 

Removable screened inlet — Keeps foreign particles out of pump to eliminate failure related to pumping debris. Solids Handling Optimized flow passages enables transfer of fluids with particles up to 1" (25.4 mm) in diameter.

 

Integrated base plate — Distributes weight and ensures operation on soggy and unstable terrain.

 

One-way exhaust check valve — Permits submersible operation.

 

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