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  • Questions about March Pumps answered by the Factory!
    the washer can be considered a wear item but it depends on how its used....the reason it wears
    is because the impeller is getting sucked up against it....usually from a lack of fluid on the
    inlet side...

  • Chugger versus March
    Rumor has it that they'll be combining forces. I don't know how true it is though.Um.... We
    don't need to "combine forces" with a FORMER distributor that went to China and COPIED our pump
    design! :rol...

  • Pump Inlet/Outlet Size and Hose Size
    The issue that you may run into is when there is no restriction on the outlet side of the pump
    and you don't have enough head pressure on the inlet side of the pump....the pump will try and
    pump more ...

  • Questions about March Pumps answered by the Factory!
    put a block in there just high enough to fit the orientation of the pump head so the outlet is
    pointing straight up at your face....put a 90* elbow on the inlet so its easier to
    plumb.....then you can...

  • Questions about March Pumps answered by the Factory!
    Wow that's cool...i've never seen anything like that before. I must say you guys get crafty
    :DBesides opening up the pump to verify that the thrust washer is there, the only thing i can
    tell you to po...

  • Questions about March Pumps answered by the Factory!
    Yeah i dont know enough about that to say one way or the other...but if it works then go for it
    :)

  • Questions about March Pumps answered by the Factory!
    I have successfully been using a SCR phase angle speed controller (sometimes called a router
    speed controller) to reduce the flow of my (not March) pump. Can be found for cheap on Ebay.
    From my resear...

  • Questions about March Pumps answered by the Factory!
    Ok, if there's no small ones, how linear is flow at lower speeds? Any pump curves? VFD would
    typically run down to maybe 20-30hz so pump flow at half speed would need to be known. if no
    info is availa...

  • Questions about March Pumps answered by the Factory!
    We unfortunately don't have any small pumps in 3 phase.....problem is the size of the motors
    when you get into 3 phase. Smallest pump that starts in 3 phase would be our series 5.5 pumps
    that can give...

  • Help with pumps
    maltbarleyhops, if your inlet is at the 3 O'clock position and the outlet is at 9 then you need
    to flip the pump head 180* and it will help greatly...check out this thread i posted a while
    back on ori...

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