At Cortech Engineering, we’re excited to represent Ampco as one of our product pumps. Ampco produces great products and we want to help our clients make the right decisions when buying Ampco pumps. This week we’d like to feature the Ampco Z Series, which are centrifugal pumps designed primarily for marine and industrial applications.
The Z Series line of centrifugal pumps is designed to be high-flow and corrosion-resistant, which is why it is so ideal for certain marine and industrial applications where corrosion resistance is important. Some popular applications for the Z Series include:
- Water and Waste Water
- Reverse Osmosis Systems
Z Series Pump Advantages
The advantages of Ampco Z Series pumps are plentiful. They are designed to handle high flow rates. The heavy wall cast construction and multiple allow options provide dependability and versatility. Flush and frame options are also available. All Z Series pumps are manufactured and assembled right here in the United States.
Pump Construction and Features
Ampco Z Series centrifugal pumps are available in a variety of alloys and configurations to meet your specific application needs. Some of the alloys include Duplex 2205, 316 stainless steel, nickel aluminum bronze, Hastalloy C, alloy C and 316L stainless steel. They are precision-machined with heavy wall construction to stand up to the most demanding applications and resist corrosion.
All Z Series pumps are close-coupled to NEMA, IEC, JM or 56J frame motors. Multiple fitting options are also available, including NPT, cam and groove, 150# flange, DIN flange and JIS flange. Commercial seal options include standard and type 21 single mechanical with ceramic seat. All wear rings are replaceable.
Ampco Z Series pumps come in 16 different models with endless options and configurations. Here are some of the key performance numbers to know:
Max Discharge Pressure: 175 PSI/12 BAR
Max Flow Rate: 3,450 GPM/784 M3/hour
Max Viscosity: 1,200 cP
Choosing the Right Ampco Pump
With so many pumps and options available, it’s very important that you select the right pump and features for your specific application. Cortech Engineering is here to help. We’ll walk you through your needs and specs, and we’ll get the best Ampco Z Series pump configuration to achieve your processing goals. Our staff is extremely knowledgeable of all Ampco pumps and accessories. Contact Cortech Engineering today.