Proper hose and fitting selection are critical to the safety of both your people and your profits, thus why the S.T.A.M.P.E.D. acronym was created. The STAMPED acronym is an industry-wide standard that should begin every conversation when selecting a hose for a new application. STAMPED stands for: Size, Temperature, Application, Material, Pressure, Ends and Delivery. […]
Positive Displacement (PD) Pumps work by trapping a fixed amount of fluid, then displacing or forcing it into the discharge pipe. PD Pumps are engineered to use a reciprocating, rotary or diaphragm method to move a variety of fluids. These pumps are most commonly used for pumping viscous liquids and those that contain fragile solids. PD […]
Our repair capabilities extend beyond equipment designated for fluid transfer. After a municipality in Michigan purchased a small pump from Anderson Process, they inquired about our ability to re-finish a number of other items for them – including staircase railings, ladders, lamp posts, and park benches. Our in-house sandblasting and powder-coating capabilities made it easy […]
The Anderson Process Repair Team is capable of handling equipment in any condition. This Viking asphalt pump was delivered in rough shape. Our team performed a range of repairs including a new bracket bushing, idler gear & bushing, packing, gaskets, elastomers, bearing, and bearing retaining hardware. It was sandblasted, repainted, and now looking and operating […]
Magnetic Drive Pumps Mag Drive pumps are seal-less pumps that use the technology of a drive magnet and inner magnet connected to an impeller to move fluid through the pump. The drive magnet and inner magnet are separated by a rear casing or housing, creating a seal-less containment. A Mag Drive Pump will prevent the […]
One of our customers noticed the fluid end seals on their CAT high pressure pump were leaking, but decided to keep the pump running in order to get the job done. They did not notice the internal severity of the seal leak, and without a proper maintenance schedule the seals were never changed. The end […]
Anderson Process provides unrivaled support to the industries we serve. One of our customers came to us recently for help installing custom vent lines on their Goulds e-SV pump carts. They had been buying the modified pumps from a competitor, but were not happy with the support they were receiving. Our team was happy to […]
Finding New Uses for the Continental Fortress Hose! One of our long-time farming customers has used Continental Fortress washdown hose’s for years. The durability and abrasion-resistant cover had been a perfect fit for the harsh environment of farming applications, and the working pressure and chemical compatibility was more than enough to meet their washdown […]
Anderson Process supplies a gearbox re-manufacturing customer with new hose kits for a range of gearbox models. The re-builds usually consist of standard hose and components from our stock or easily sourced, but one of our last jobs for this customer presented a unique challenge. The gearboxes they were working on were manufactured in Europe […]
Safety, Simplicity, and Versatility. These are three terms that go hand-in-hand with Air-Operated Double-Diaphragm (AODD) Pumps. While no single pump type can be perfect for all applications, AODD pumps can cover a wide spectrum of applications and materials. Air-Operated Double-Diaphragm (AODD) pumps are a type of positive displacement pump that utilizes compressed air for a […]
Business is slow for many, but that doesn’t mean you can’t remain productive. If you have equipment sitting idle due to partial shutdowns, now might be a good time to perform preventative maintenance to ensure they perform as needed when full production returns. Small investments now can help you avoid significant damage on pumps and […]
Custom carts and skids are one of our main areas of expertise. Often times, multiple permanent filtering solutions are not a financial or efficient reality for our customers. As a solution, mobile carts can be kitted with the proper equipment and used in multiple locations depending on which system has the need at any given […]
Increasing output and efficiency is a common goal for all manufacturers. Customers often come to Anderson Process looking for ways to improve their fluid handling applications. Our experienced Territory Managers are there every step of the way, from initial walk-thoughs and recommendations to full implementation. Here’s another production improvement designed and coordinated by the AP […]
Activated carbon media, either in bulk or filter element form, has been shown to be effective in removing odor in applications where customers are using non-FDA grade ethanol and alcohol to produce hand sanitizers and bulk sanitizing agents for combating the COVID-19 virus spread. For proper filtration, the two key factors (challenges) while using activated […]
We’ve tested over 10,000 hoses in dozens of manufacturing facilities. The average failure rate of the hoses we test is 18%. That’s a lot of unwanted opportunity for safety issues, downtime, and inefficiencies in your process. Proper hose specification and maintenance are essential to consistent production output, efficient long-term fluid management and a safe and […]
In 2014, EMCO opened a new large-scale terminal facility that needed efficient, low-maintenance pumps. Because of the critical nature of these storage areas, it was imperative for EMCO to identify the right brand and style of pump that would be used to unload railcars of raw materials and load totes, drums and IBCs with finished […]
Anderson Process has recently worked with another customer to solve their fluid transport and storage needs. Challenge: The customer was looking to move from drum and tote delivery of ethyl acetate to a centralized storage system. Solution: Anderson Process provided them with 2 outdoor 5,200 gallon double walled tanks and 2 indoor 500 gallon double […]
We are more than a pump distributor. We work closely with customers to provide solutions to any fluid handling applications, extending well beyond standard pumps and hose. This customer needed increased storage capabilities for their operation and turned to Anderson Process for a solution. Challenge: Our customer needed to expand storage capabilities for increased production. […]
Mechanical seals keep the fluid contained within pumps while the internal mechanical components move inside the stationary housing. When mechanical seals fail, the resulting leaks can cause extensive damage to the pump and often leaves large messes that can be significant safety hazards. Besides being a crucial component to a pump running efficiently, it is […]
As the situation surrounding COVID-19 in the United States continues to evolve, Anderson Process is taking the necessary steps to move forward responsibly. As an essential business, we are remaining open at all of our locations to support equipment in the food & beverage, power & utility, chemical, and pharmaceutical industries that provide other essential […]
ACI Systems create semi-automated systems to dispense hazardous or non-hazardous liquids in small but precise amounts to test a large range of vehicles during the manufacturing process.
Do you crimp a lot of hose? Our program will allow you to use a new Hydraulic Crimper on-site for the cost of business as usual. Get your free hydraulic crimper from Anderson Process today!
Here is one of many style Gas Fuel Bowsers that our team custom built to be used on an assembly line to fill units that have missed the fuel station for any number of reasons. The unit is designed with a Wilden Pump, ground reel, level gauge and a Fill-Rite meter to dispense accurate amounts […]
These Gusher 7550 Series Vertical Centrifugal End Suction Pumps were used for pumping water at a manufacturing facility. After a couple performance issues, the customer called on Anderson to get a quote for repair. The repair team picked up the units at the customer facility and returned it to our warehouse for evaluation. A thorough […]
Anderson Process offers a comprehensive line of centrifugal and positive displacement pumps to provide pump systems that deliver reliable performance in demanding applications. Although the basic structure and operation of pumping systems hasn’t changed much over the years, industrial pumps remain a sophisticated piece of machinery, each with its own ideal operating conditions and application. […]
The pump is the heart of any fluid processing application. Properly specified pump drives output and directly impacts an operation’s bottom line. Unfortunately, pumps can fail at any given moment resulting in inefficient operation, equipment failures and production losses. So why do pumps fail? We had our in-house pump expert and seasoned sales representative, John […]
ACI Fluid Fill Systems have been used worldwide to dispense fluids at flow rates that range from mils per minute to gallons per minute. We offer a variety of services such as assembly line fill, vapor recovery, chiller and heat exchanger systems, control panel design and build, portable pump systems, chemical blending systems, pharmaceutical systems […]
Hose safety often does not get the attention it deserves. Proper hose and fitting selection are critical to the safety of both your people and your profits. If a hose fails in a manufacturing or industrial processing operation, the entire production line becomes compromised, putting expensive equipment, product and lives at risk. Choosing the right […]
Click here to download our brewing solutions brochure! Anderson Process offers a full line of sanitary processing equipment engineered to optimize food safety, batch consistency and production efficiency.
Custom Solutions is a cornerstone of our business. We regularly create custom solutions for customers, ranging from simple skids for general use to elaborate pump systems that meet the need of very specific applications. This is an example of one of our larger projects where the customer needed a packaged solution to moving and treating […]
Proposition 65 requires businesses to provide warnings to Californians about significant exposures to chemicals that cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. These chemicals can be in the products that Californians purchase, in their homes or workplaces, or that are released into the environment. By requiring that this information be provided, Proposition 65 enables […]
John Vorpagel (Anderson Process) and Mike Solso (Envirogear Pumps) sit down to discuss mechanical seals, seal-less technology, and EnviroGear® E Series Magnetically Coupled Seal-less Internal Gear Pumps in their first video series, “2 Guys Talk About Pumps”. Check out the first series of short videos below: Face it, Mechanical Seals are Complicated There are […]
Click here to download our chemical solutions brochure! Anderson Process offers a number of products, all from industry-leading brands, as well as a number of value-added services designed to help counteract the problematic nature of chemical handling.
This Busch RA1600 was being used in a vacuum molding application. This unit’s purpose is to draw the molten plastic being injected into the process against the sides of the molds filling the cavity completely ensuring that the drainage tile is fully formed as it leaves the process. Inspection This unit arrived in pretty rough […]
Is mobility, cleanliness or filtration the most important part of your process? Let us help you combine it all into one package. Here we built an all stainless steel portable cart using a Wilden 1.5” Saniflo Hygienic pump to pump a personal hygiene product from bulk totes through a Shelco MicroVantage filter to their filling […]
Here we helped a customer build a series of chemical treatment recirculating skids that heated and filtered the chemical before it was sent off to the process. The overall system was designed for 75 GPM at 40 PSI. We utilized a Goulds 3756 centrifugal pump, Standard Xchange Plate & Frame heat exchanger, Eaton Filters, Dixon […]
Our repair team here at Anderson Process is uniquely positioned to deliver superior refurbishment and aftermarket services for even the most complex liquid process equipment challenges. Here are some pictures of two Total Control Systems (TCS) 682 Piston Meter rebuilds that were just finished. These meters came to us out of calibration and with worn parts after […]
Our fab shop crew built and assembled this for a transmission drain bench used in a lab for testing. Designed with 1/2″ Wilden pumps, stainless steel drain tanks with sight glasses and insulated for sound.
We designed and built a front differential gear oil fill system for an automobile company. The system uses two 1/2″ Wilden aluminum pumps, Burkert air operated valves, Numatics regulators, safe lockout valves, Graco oil fill nozzle and a needle valve for flow control.
Our fabrication team in Michigan just finished up a gas skid for an automobile manufacturer. The skid is going to be used for an addition to an existing line to increase production. We designed the gas skid with Parker filters, Total Control Systems (TCS) meters, Morrison fire safe valves, Numatics regulators, Ross solenoid valves and […]
Here we are finalizing the mechanical aspect of a unit designed for Gas and Oil fill at a small engines / power equipment plant in the Southeast US. The customer came to us with a manual process in place and we worked with them to automate the process the best we can. There is a […]
With our customers input, we helped finish designing and building a system that we just shipped off for startup and final alterations. This system is built for pumping/dispensing glue with built in flow sensors for supply and return, an Eaton automatic self-cleaning filter with pressure transducers on the inlet and discharge to sense pressure, a […]
Here is a cooling skid we just finished for a customer that is using the skid to cool engine coolant, oil, fuel and air at an engine manufacturer. We are pumping a 50% glycol mixture and cooling it down from 195°F to 133°F at 80 GPM. This was developed for a test stand that is […]
Do you need to cool, heat or maintain temperature of sensitive liquids? Reach out to us to help you size the right heat exchanger for your application. We have Xylem – Standard Xchange Pre-engineered Shell & Tube, Brazed or Fan units on the shelf ready to go or we can help you design a custom […]
Here are two Wilden 2” air operated diaphragm pumps that came in for rebuild. Running as good as new!
We just designed and built two Blackmer SNP2 pump assemblies on wheels out of our Indianapolis location. These Stainless Steel Sliding Vane Pumps were built with Nord Gear Reducer’s and Baldor Motors. They were mounted on portable carts with polyurethane casters and fork pockets for easy of mobility. Our customer was looking for a portable […]
We just sent this cart out to a customer to get installed. We worked with this customer to design and build a solution for recycling used oil from a transmission test system and refine it for re-use. It is part of a larger transmission test system that is used for testing on several types of […]
Here are four of seven Gusher 7550 Centrifugal pumps with WEG motors that we shipped to one of our customers. These pumps were designed for a water-based fluid, but the key here is the length of these pumps. They were custom-made to be +84” in length because of a deep tank they were designed to […]
We were visiting Gusher Pumps when they were testing a Gusher 7550 Vertical Centrifugal pump for one of our customers. This pump was designed for 870 GPM at 115 Feet of Head of water-based fluid. This was one of multiple pumps that were built and after testing getting sent to the paint booth for a […]
We shipped out 15 T-Mag AMX Series pumps to a customer for pumping Sulfuric acid in the battery manufacturing industry. These pumps were used to pump from the bulk storage tanks to the production line when the demand of Sulfuric acid was needed. These pumps run 24/7 when in production.
We worked with a customer to develop a heating skid to keep their product (Mixture of RO Water and Dimethylformamide) temperatures in bulk storage tanks at the proper temperature. When they needed to transfer the product to the production line for use, it was already at the necessary temperature, filtered to specification and ready for […]
Our repair team just finished rebuilding and aligning an Ampco Pumps Company model ZP1-060-SM to bring it back into service condition. We rebuilt the pump back to its OEM specifications and replaced the gearbox and motor.
We just finished a complete overhaul repair of a Pioneer Vacuum prime assist centrifugal pump, this was one in a series of pumps getting re-built. The Prime Series from Pioneer are ideal in situations where you can leave the pump unattended in order to self-prime itself in remote locations. Examples of this are in agriculture fields, […]
We were getting ahead of our spring cleaning and found this “Ultra-Portable Kodak Slide Viewer”, it gave everyone a good laugh. This is what Pump Training use to look like in the late 70’s / early 80’s from our best guess. It came fresh with Wilden Pump slides and a Pulsafeeder training tape. We know […]
We just delivered a Goulds Water Technology Vertical Turbine pump to a Food manufacturing facility. Do you have the need for high flows and high head capabilities, but your liquid level is well below ground level? One option we offer would be the vertical turbine pump technology. One of the many advantages is that with […]
Griswold 1-1/2×3-13 repaired with a new Flex-A-Seal cartridge seal, replacement bearing frame assembly, shaft sleeve and sealing components. Two Griswold 6×4-13 pump repairs in CD4 construction fitted with new Flex-A-Seal cartridge seals, bearings, seals, shaft sleeves and wet end components to bring it to like new condition.
When you see an all Stainless Steel pump do you only think of food and beverage applications? If cleanability and abrasion are a potential concern, look into an Ampco ZP3 series PD Circumferential Piston Pump to do the job. Here we have five pump, motor, gearbox and base assemblies ready to ship out to a […]
Do you need help with pumping aggressive chemicals? Let us help you size a pump today. After our most recent cold snap, we were able to get these three Sundyne – Ansimag Teflon-lined centrifugal pumps shipped out of our Brookfield, WI location. These pumps are being used for chemical transfer applications. Sundyne – Ansimag pumps are reliable, […]
We just shipped out “5” Griswold ANSI pump packages for a local manufacturer that needed them to move cooling water in a foundry. These ANSI pumps included Flex-A-Seal mechanical seals and WEG motors put into a package on a painted base. This order included “4” 100HP motors and a 20HP motor. If you are in […]
We just finished a production of “16” Blackmer Sliding Vane Pump assemblies that were designed and built for a manufacturer of automotive chemicals. Vane pumps can be used in transfer applications or used as the main process pump within the manufacturing of a product. Due to their self-adjusting design, self-priming and line-stripping properties, they help […]
Just finished up repairing a Sharpe mixer to start off the week! The repair included replacing the bearings, seals, shaft and we finished it off with a fresh new paint job.
Repair of two SIHI hot oil pumps. The repairs included replacing all of the seals, gaskets, O-rings, shaft, mechanical seal assembly, thrust bearings and radial sleeve bearing. Great work by our repair team to say the least.
Dean hot water pump repaired and ready for return to the customer. The repair included replacing the mechanical seal assembly, shaft, gaskets, o-rings, gland, thrust and radial bearings. We covered the pump with a nice coat of high temperature black paint and shipped it out this morning.
Check out this gas skid that we pulled out of a Michigan automotive assembly plant. We completely tore down and refurbished the skid and it is now being installed at a Chicago automotive assembly plant. You can see by the original condition of skid that the biggest challenge was getting it to look new again […]
Gusher 7550 Series Vertical End Suction Centrifugal Pump with a 54″ extension repaired and heading back to the customer. The repair included motor replacement, bearings, seals, carbon mid-bushing, gaskets, cleaning and paint. These kind of pumps are great for a wide range of industrial applications like spray booths, industrial spray washers, paint and coolant systems.
This Griswold pump with 4×6-13 CD4 construction came to us with extremely low flow. To fix the problem, our repair team replaced the impeller, shaft sleeve, cartridge seal and administered a complete bearing frame repair that included bearings, oil seals and labyrinth seals.
This Gusher 7550 series vertical end suction pump was dropped off at our shop in bad condition. A bearing failed due to the shaft dropping and created a ton of wet end wear. We went ahead and repaired the pump with a wet end kit supplied by Gusher and replaced the motor, bearings and bearing frame. Looks […]
Our repair team replaced the base unit, coupling guard, motor and entirely rebuilt the bearing frame on this Labour pump to give it life again.
A customer came to us with their broken down Gusher horizontal pump close coupled to a WEG motor asking for help. Our repair team went ahead and replaced the mechanical seal assembly, and gaskets and o-rings and the motor bearings. The pump runs as good as new!
Cat pump model 431 repair included bearings, oil seals, valves, high pressure seals, o-rings and gaskets. Looking as good as new fresh out of the paint booth!
The Anderson Process Illinois Branch designed and produced a heavy-duty, 4-wheel portable filtration assembly unit for a customer that produces batch chemicals out at a somewhat rugged terrain refinery location. The assembly includes a 6-round Shelco filter housing with pressure gauges and is designed for complete “bottom out” drainage. They will be moving it around to […]
We recently finished and installed Phase 1 of an engineered, designed and built Stainless Steel platform system that will help assist in the manufacturing of product once completed for a local Food manufacturer. Phase 2 will consist of alterations to tanks and mixing equipment to improve the efficiency of food production. The platform system will […]
Here is a transmission fluid fill system that has helped provide a customer with the capabilities of filling multiple transmission fluids. Engineered by the Anderson Process Michigan ACI Systems Engineering Department and fabricated from the ground up by the Anderson Process Michigan Fabrication division. This is only one of two fill systems that have been […]
This skid was designed with a T-Mag magnetic drive centrifugal sealless pump, WEG explosion proof motor, Pentair filters and housings and Dixon cam and groove fittings. Through this combination, the skid is now capable of pumping product through a 20 micron pre-filter and then the final .2 micron filter at 50 GPM. Every component was […]
We just recently put the finishing touches on two complex cooling skids for a Wisconsin foundry that was installing a new line. They were designed to re-use spent cooling tower water, which would then run through one side of a Standard Xchange heat exchanger and then cool a glycol mixture on the other side of the Standard […]
This Wilden Hygienic Series XPS8 was built for a large Wisconsin brewer for pumping spent yeast from the bottom of the fermentation tank. Mounted to a 316SS cart, we incorporated bypass piping for the CIP system with Dixon single pin squeeze clamps for easy assembly and disassembly. Pump is also attached to a swivel stand […]
Let us help you build a Metering cart for portability. This particular cart includes a Tuthill Stainless Steel meter with a mechanical read out and Dixon gauges and valves for control/shut off. It was completely custom made per the customer specifications.
NAHAD — The Association for Hose & Accessories Distribution — is pleased to recognize Anderson Process (Brookfield, WI) as a member in good standing of the NAHAD Hose Safety Institute for industrial, composite, hydraulic and fluoropolymer hoses.
“On behalf of Continental, we would like to congratulate Anderson Process on retaining your STAR status. As part of the Continental Authorized Distributor program, the STAR designation offers unrivaled distinction in your local trading area as well as in the national marketplace. With the Underwriters Laboratories, LLC. (UL) verification of your facilities and competencies, enhanced […]
Customer: Power Plant Need/Application: Customer was using 2 peristaltic hose pumps to meter water into a burner stack for pollution control with a third pump as back-up. This then made them have to change the hoses about every 5-6 weeks of use and had no way to control the water into the pumps. That was a big […]
Customer: Metal Manufacturer Need/Application: Customer was looking to install new equipment to speed up their manufacturing. Solution: Built a Xylem system that could take 120°F of water and cool it to 90°F at 40 GPM. The system included the following: 2 pumps (duplex pump with VFD controls, pressure switches and alternator), control panel, differential pressure switch, heat exchanger, […]
Customer: Machine Manufacturer Need/Application: Needed to batch and mix coating material at two different strengths and supply it to their production lines. Solution: This was made possible through the design of a two tank system with Wilden pumps to pump product from totes into tanks and from tanks to production lines. All of the piping, pumps and valves […]
Customer: Waste Disposal Provider Need/Application: Needed to heat a 6,000 gallon tank of glycerin. Solution: Provided a skid unit with a EnviroGear pump to recirculate glycerin from the tank into both the Standard Plate and frame heat exchanger. The skid also has a electric heater to heat the water with a Xylem pump to recirculate the water from […]
On Friday, September 15th, Dave Biscan, Operations Manger of Anderson Process located at 960 Oak Creek Drive in Lombard, delivered a car load of non-perishable food items to York Township Hall to help stock food pantry shelves. Each year Anderson’s Culture Committee organizes a two week food drive to give back to the community and […]
Customer: Chemical Manufacturer Need/Application: Needed to pump chemicals from rail cars with the following requirements… Maximum of 20 ft. lift 80 GPM flow rate Working pressure of 60 PSI Solution: This was made possible by building a four skid unit equipped with a variety of products. This complex system included air actuated ball valves, Micro Motion meter, Mouvex pump, […]
Customer: Food Manufacturer Need/Application: This customer wanted to use pumps in more than one location and be able to easily adjust to tanks that were at different heights from each other. Solution: We provided a portable food grade pumping cart that included leveling jacks. This Ampco system gave the customer the ability to align the piping, plug in […]
Customer: Gearbox Manufacturer Need/Application: Customer wanted to meter pre-set amounts of oil into gearboxes from totes and have the system be fully portable. Solution: We made this possible by designing a custom skid that was made up of a Wilden pump, Blacoh pulsation dampeners, control panel with a Badger Meter batcher, meter, casters, hoses and a shut-off nozzle. The […]
Customer: Vinegar Manufacturer Need/Application: Customer wanted to change out a complete skid without making any changes to both the piping and floor mounts. Solution: We provided this Cat system with stainless steel bases capable for all mounting holes to fit into existing piping and mounting dimensions. The skid included: Stainless steel Cat pump with belt drive, adjustable motor […]
Customer: Distillery Need/Application: A start-up distillery needed portable pumps to pump different products into tanks. Solution: We provided five Ampco sanitary centrifugal pumps with Weg variable speed drives (VFD) mounted on and three 1 inch Wilden FDA pumps with air filters/regulators. Both systems were made portable by placing the pumps on stainless steel carts with food grade wheels and […]
Customer: Food Manufacturer Need/Application: Customer wanted a heated mix tank with batch metering capabilities that would fit into their elevator and be fully portable. Solution: The system included: Ampco pump, Xylem multi-stage pump, control panel build to our specifications, air actuated three way valve, electric heater to heat the glycol/water mixture, jacketed tank, Micro Motion meter and a Sharpe […]
Customer: Power Plant Need/Application: Customer wanted to batch different grades of hydraulic oil and have them filtered to a ISO code. Solution: This Hy-Pro Filtration system has three stages and a PM-1 particle counter with a R232 connection for real time monitoring. This first stage had a nominal 25u bag filter, second stage had a 6MV pleated cartridge […]
Customer: Vessel Manufacturer Need/Application: Customer needed a system that was designed to increase the speed of testing and pressurizing their tanks. Solution: The system is made up of one Wilden pump that is used to both fill and empty each tank. It is capable of testing a total of 10 tanks at a time. The […]
Everything you need to know about Blacoh’s AODDampener is in this brief and informative video. Explore the many features and benefits, learn how the automatic air control works, and see how this new dampener performs under pressure.
Customer had an existing centrifugal in this application. I was not able to identify it due to the rusted tag. He was looking to use one of our competitor’s mag pumps for this application, which would have cost twice as much as the T-Mag Mag Drive Pump. He wanted a sealless pump solution…
EnviroGear® Pumps is pleased to announce the integration of G Series Sealed Internal Gear Pumps into its product offering.
We are excited to announce that Goodyear Engineered Products are now branded Continental ContiTech.
This is a Pioneer pumping system that will pump water to a gravel washer 1850 GPM at 135 feet of TDH.
This is a Bell & Gossett model 1510 pump that we completely rebuilt including the mechanical seal, shaft sleeve, gaskets, and bearings. Prior to rebuilding the pump we thoroughly cleaned it including high pressure heated wash and sand blasting as necessary…