PISTA® Grit Pump - Top-Mounted

Smith & Loveless’ rugged PISTA® TURBO™ Grit Pump is the only pump in the industry exclusively designed for pumping grit separated from sewage.

The PISTA® TURBO™ Grit Pump is available in both top-mounted vacuum-primed and remote-mounted flooded-suction configurations. Equipped with a Ni-Hard volute and Ni-Hard recessed impeller mounted completely out of the flow path of the abrasive fluid, the PISTA® TURBO™ Grit Pump also features a heavy-duty, solid, stainless steel shaft, heavy-duty bearings and mechanical seal, and it comes available in 4” and 6” (100 mm and 150 mm) piping arrangements.

FlowsUp to 500 GPM (32 lps)
Power> 40 Hp (30 kw)
Pumps4" - 6" (100 - 150 mm)
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Airlift Conversions

Many of our original air lift pumps installed prior to 1982 are still in operation. We continue to produce and manufacture parts supporting these former models.

Air lift pumps are usually designed for low flow applications or where plant air is readily available. If your plant flow has increased, consider converting to the top mounted PISTA® TURBO™ Grit Pump. Constructed with a Ni-Hard Impeller and Ni-Hard volute, this makes one tough combination. The advantages are numerous. Also, with the addition of the PISTA® Grit Fluidizer, the grit hopper will prevent compaction from occuring.

  • Oversized shaft
  • Vertical configuration
  • Recessed impeller
  • Ni-hard impeller and volute

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