Chicago Pneumatic Power Technique (CP) has introduced five new electric submersible pumps to the North American market. WEDA pumps are ideal for dewatering of construction sites, mines, flooded areas and more where small, lightweight, portable and easily maintained pumps are required to perform daily jobs quickly.
Designed for handling liquid with abrasive particles, the five submersible pumps include the WEDA 10, 30, 40, 50+ and 60+. They provide fast and efficient dewatering for a wide variety of applications, including excavations in construction areas, general dewatering requirements at mines, shipyards and other industrial sites, fire brigades, utility installations and repairs, maintenance and cleanup tasks in urban areas, and government and military response and preparedness programs.
Features of each pump include:
- Robust design
- Lightweight and user friendly
- Wear resistant wet end in CR-alloy steel and natural rubber
- Adjustable wear parts
- Complete seal pack for easy and fast service
- Built-in capacitor and contractor
- Easy installation
“We are excited to launch this line of WEDA pumps into the market and believe these will be crucial on job sites spanning several different markets,” said Joe Moser, product manager — pumps at CP. “These pumps were designed with the customer in mind. For as lightweight and small as they are, it is an incredibly durable and wear resistant line that customers will have tremendous success with.”
WEDA 10 Submersible Pump
The WEDA 10 comes in a single-phase or three-phase pump type. The single-phase features 1.5 horsepower (hp), while the three-phase is 1.2 hp. Weighing 27.5 pounds, the pump’s dimensions include a circumference of 7.2 inches, width of 8.7 inches and length of 17.4 inches.
Designed for heavy duty pumping of abrasive liquids, the WEDA 10 has a maximum submersible depth of 66 feet. It also allows a maximum flow of 117 US gallons per minute (gpm) and a maximum solid handling size of .16 inches.
WEDA 30 Submersible Pump
The WEDA 30 comes in a single-phase (2.7 hp) or three-phase (2.5 hp) pump type. Weighing 44 pounds, the pump’s dimensions include a circumference of 8.7 inches, width of 11.2 inches and length of 19.8 inches. This pump has a maximum submersible depth of 66 feet, allowing a maximum flow of 370 US gpm and a maximum solid handling size of .27 inches.
WEDA 40 Submersible Pump
The WEDA 40 is a three-phase, four hp pump. Weighing 55 pounds, it has a circumference of 8.7 inches, width of 11.3 inches and height of 19.8 inches. The submersible depth of the WEDA 40 is 66 feet, allowing a maximum flow of 420 US gpm and maximum solid handling size of .27 inches.
WEDA 50+ Submersible Pump
This pump comes in a normal head (NH) or high head (HH) configuration, offering 8.5 hp. Weighing 122 pounds, the pump has a circumference of 10.9 inches, width of 13 inches (NH) or 11.9 inches (HH) and height of 28.3 inches. At 66 feet of submersible depth, the WEDA 50+ allows a maximum flow of 620 US gpm (NH) or 310 US gpm (HH) and maximum solid handling size of .32 inches.
WEDA 60+ Submersible Pump
The pump comes in a normal head, high head or super high head configuration, offering 11.5 hp. Weighing 134 pounds, the pump has a circumference of 10.9 inches, width of 13 inches (NH) or 11.9 inches (HH, SH) and length of 29.9 inches. At 66 feet of submersible depth, the WEDA 60+ allows a maximum flow of 700 US gpm (NH) or 340 US gpm (HH) and 260 US gpm (SH). The maximum solid handling size is .32 inches. The super high head model is the smallest and lightest in its class.