Different Types of Chemical Pumps and Their Applications

Written by Small Business Magazine on October 11th, 2016. Posted in Chemical pump applications, Magnetic drive pump troubleshooting, Magnetic drive pumps

Beer brewing pump

There are plenty of chemical pump applications out there, but they mean nothing if you don’t know what kind of pump to use for each situation. Every pump, like every application, is different. Here are a few of the most common types of chemical pumps and their applications.
Centrifugal Pumps
Centrifugal pumps can be used for a variety of different jobs, but they’re most frequently seen as beer pumps in breweries. Sometimes referred to as beer brewing pumps, this is just a general category of pump with one or more impellers.
Drum Pumps
Drum pumps are typically used to pump small amounts of liquid out of drums and carboys. This particular pump is thin so as to