Entries by Better Pumps

Centrifugal Pump repairs

As part of some Centrifugal Pump repairs, we replaced the pump, motor, coupling & coupling guard for one of the pump sets in a plant room in an inner city high rise building. We reused the existing steel base for installation of replacement pump & motor. We replaced the existing pump with a Smoothflo centrifugal […]

Preventative Maintenance Service on a Sewage Pump

We recently performed a regular preventative maintenance service on a sewage pump at an industrial trucking depot. The pump was an Ultraflow brand submersible cutter pump. The service included checking oil, testing motor, checking operation of float switches, water blasting pump and pit components, touching up paintwork, reinstalling and checking operation. Regular checks can save […]

Ceramic Epoxy Coating

We recently refurbished a cast steel rotary valve that is attached to a pump discharge. The pump was operating in a Sugar Mill. The valve appeared to have some areas of wear, so was sandblasted. We crack tested the valve body and found some cracks. We welded the cracks to repair the valve. We then […]

Vacuum Pump Overhaul

We recently carried out a vacuum pump overhaul for a carpet cleaning service company. The pump was over 10 years old and was worn out. The pump was down on performance and came to us because in the end it had seized bearings. The VAcuum pump overhaul involved rebuilding the pump by replacing bearings and […]

Pump Overhaul

We recently carried out a pump overhaul for a Regent centrifugal pump situated in a plant room in an inner city plant room. Job included removing the pump from site, overhauling and reinstallation. The pump overhaul included replacing bearings and mechanical seal. The pump 0verhaul also included remanufacturing of wear rings to bring internal pump […]

Warman Pump Set

We recently supplied a Warman pump set to into the food manufacturing industry. It was an adjustable overhead v-belt drive using a 3-phase electric motor. The pump was used to pump liquid sugar and had a food grade natural rubber liner. The warman pump set was supplied complete and ready to wire up and run. […]

Pump replacement

We recently carried out a pump replacement which was situated in a water tank on mobile plant for wash down of plant on site. The replacement pump was different dimensionally, which meant we redesigned and manufactured some components, such as – the drive coupling to the hydraulic motor, – the flange pump connection, – the discharge […]

Trailer Mounted Pump Set

A customer recently asked us to manufacture a trailer mounted pump set. This unit gave the customer (a shire council) the flexibility to take the pump set to various locations around the Shire, without the need to crane the pump set on and off. Flexibility and mobility was the key, so the pump set was […]

Fire Pump Set

We recently supplied a pump set with all components, for use as a fire pump set in a commercial building. We designed and fabricated the pump base and tank stand. Components were painted to a high standard ready for assembly. We mounted and assembled all of the components including pump, diesel motor complete with anti-vibration […]

Water Truck Repairs

Urgent Water Truck repairs were carried out recently, after an enquiry from a new customer based in Brisbane. The on-board Pump was low on pressure, and minimal water flow was being experienced. It was suspected that water sucked out of a dam to fill the tank meant that stones were found in the pump blocking […]