All About Centrifugal Slurry Pumps

How many times have you laid in bed all night trying to find out what the slurry pump is? If you like most normal people, the answer to the question will be "not many". However; all that takes is one time and you are totally screwed out of a good night's sleep.

What is the use of centrifugal slurry pumps?

In short, the centrifugal pump is just what it sounds like. It's just a pump designed to pump all different types of goop. So where would a slurry pump find a use? In fact, they are used all the time in all sorts of various applications.

Used For Pumping Liquefied Crud

For example, a slurry pump is used a lot in the mining industry. You see, it is often necessary that substances that contain substrates are pumped in liquid form. It's either that or dry the stuff out before it can be handled, which is so often just not feasible.

Other Uses For a Slurry Pump

Then the pulp pump is used in manufacturing too. For example, products such as cement fluid often have to be pumped here and there to produce various consumer items. Also in situations such as floods, water can contain debris and need to be pumped.

What makes the slurry pump very different?

So what makes the slurry pump very different from the standard water pump? Well, for one thing, slurry pumps have to be able to withstand being constantly hammered by the crud that they pump.