SJP vertical propeller pump

Efficiently pumping large flows

SJP Vertical propeller pumps are typically used to pump large flows of water upward at low head from open water sources such as oceans, rivers, lakes, cooling ponds, tanks and sumps.

SJP Vertical Propeller Pumps
Main benefits
  • Wide flow coverage
  • Propeller pitch positions for maximum capacity handling
  • Easily modified for changing hydraulic conditions
  • Versatile and adaptable
  • Wide choice of materials available depending on the pumped water quality
Main applications
  • Municipal water supply
  • Irrigation
  • Drainage and flood control
  • Power plant services
  • Wherever large flows over low heads are required
Main design features
  • Engineered to balance high efficiency, low submergence and NPSH
  • Numerous propeller pitch positions for maximum capacity handling
  • Dual metal and rubber bowl bearings
  • Fabricated bowl and suction bell options for larger pumps
  • Optional thrust assembly on pump for motors with limited thrust capabilities
Key characteristics
Capacities 200 to 54,500 m3/h / 900 to 240,000 USgpm
Heads Up to 12 m / 40 ft
Pressures Up to 2 bar / 30 psi
Temperatures Up to 50°C / 122°F
Discharge sizes 200 to 2,120 mm / 8 to 72 inches
Performance range
SJM Performance Range 50Hz
50 Hz
SJM Performance Range 60Hz
60 Hz
  • 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.

  • Water supply
    Meeting today’s challenges and high requirements within water intake, sedimentation, sludge treatment, fine screening, and water distribution processes.
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