Burks pumps are versatile centrifugal pumps featuring a heavy-duty design that makes them ideal for a wide variety of applications. General purpose Burks pumps are suitable for industrial, commercial, and residential applications. For example, Burks pumps may have applications in HVAC, as secondary pumping, and even in aiding the municipal drinking water supply. With their heavy construction of cast iron and bronze, these pumps have many purposes, are easy to maintain, and make for reliable, durable, and long-lasting pieces.
Many different types of Burks pumps exist, depending on the nature and intended application for the part. Some of the most common include the following:
Boiler Feed Pumps
Boiler feed pumps are an essential part of many commercial, industrial, and municipal heating systems. Other uses include combination use with nuclear reactors and feeding steam generators with water to produce steam. Though all boiler pumps are centrifugal, the nature of the Burks pump will depend on factors such as power input and drive. Today’s boiler pumps operate at temperatures of 160 to 210 degrees Fahrenheit. This requires the heavy-duty construction characteristic of a Burks pump. Even as parts corrode or age naturally, Burks pump parts can help keep the entire system alive.
Burks pumps have a wide variety of applications, especially with regard to their self-priming centrifugal pumps. These have the widest range of general and specialized applications, particularly in an industrial setting. Centrifugal self-priming pumps are ideal for petrochemical, agricultural, energy, textile, marine, and chemical processing applications. Its design is perfect for irrigation, cooling and reticulation, and wash down.
In terms of specialized applications, Burks is one of the only companies that offers a pump for specialized applications such as petroleum and perchloroethylene solvents. The advanced nature of the pump’s construction ensures that it won’t corrode or deteriorate even with heavy use. The pumps are available in a variety of sizes, from 1.5 to 6 inches and with capacities up to 1,875 GPM. Solvent pumps from Burks help industrial entities stay ahead thanks to an efficient and dependable design.
Water Recovery Pumps
Burks pumps also serve an important purpose in water recovery. These are suitable for use in municipal and commercial systems. In a municipal setting, Burks pumps can play an integral role in the collection of wastewater and distribution of clean municipal drinking water. Versatile designs like the end-suction pump or vertical inline pump provide a general purpose, centrifugal power with a wide variety of applications. Water recovery pumps from Burks are heavy duty, composed of the highest quality materials, and feature a robust construction that will keep your systems running efficiently for years to come.
Burks Pumps Parts
Though Burks pumps feature an unbeatable construction and have heavy duty materials such as steel and impeller bronze, certain parts of a Burks pump may wear over time. Fortunately, Rema Dri-Vac offers a variety of Burks parts as an official OEM Burks pump distributor. Our company maintains an extensive inventory of Burks pumps and Burks pump parts for a wide variety of commercial, industrial, and municipal applications.
Burks pumps are renowned throughout the industry for their robust design, competitive pricing, unmatched efficiency, and wide range of applications. Whether for generalized use or a specialized application, these pumps are ideal as they’re easy to maintain and are durable, even under high pressure and temperature. Rema Dri-Vac specializes in several different types of Burks pumps, including boiler feed pumps, water recovery pumps, and solvent pumps. We offer pumps in different capacities depending on your unique needs. Contact us for more details or to learn more about our extensive selection as official Burks pumps distributors.