AGV for high flow and low head applications

Heavy duty, vertical, axial flow pump at customized length

The AGV pump is mainly used for water applications such as irrigation, water supply, drainage, and water level regulation. The benefits of this vertical pumps are its high flow capabilities and a smart propeller design. This pump, in general, requires low maintenance activity.

AGV for high flow and low head applications
Main benefits
  • High efficiency
  • Propeller design with orientable blades
  • Low maintenance activity
Main applications
  • Irrigation
  • Water supply
  • Water drainage
  • Water level regulation
  • Sump drainage
  • Flood protection
Main design features
  • Propeller type - axial flow pump
  • Heavy duty construction
  • Design offering high efficiency for high flow requirement
  • Larger diameter upon request
  • Simple design offers ease of installation and minimum maintenance
  • Construction with the discharge head under or above the base plate available upon request
  • Solid cast steel construction of the pump casing
  • Optimized suction bell (Low NPSH)
  • Flexible sealing system:
    • Shaft sealing by packing rings are standard.
    • Throttle bushing sealing system allowing reduced maintenance
    • Optional mechanical seal available upon request
  • Column bearings lubricated by the pumped liquid or with an automatic grease lubrication system for slightly dirty product
  • Pump length according customer specifications
  • Suction strainer is optional
Key characteristics

Up to 30,000 m³/h (132,100 US gpm)

Heads Up to 7 m / 26 ft
Pressures Up to 6 bar / 100 psi
Temperatures From -40 °C to +180 °C / -202 °F to +356 °F
Discharge sizes From 300 to 1,400 mm
Higher flows on request
  • Flood control
    Climate change is challenging natural disaster prevention. When water runs off the land in large quantities, Sulzer’s comprehensive range of pumps provide reliable, cost effective and efficient solutions for flood control.

  • Irrigation
    We provide pumps for the water supply for gravity and pressurized irrigation systems. For these applications, we offer vertical and horizontal pumps that are especially constructed to highly challenging pumping and energy efficiency requirements.
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