About Centrifugal Pumps

How Does a Centrifugal Pump Work?

Using a rotating impeller, a centrifugal pump draws liquid (e.g. water, oil, sewage) into the center of the impeller and then slings it out again, which increases the speed of the liquid and creates pressure to move the liquid through a pipe or hose.

Benefits and Applications of Centrifugal Pumps

Centrifugal pumps are flexible and have many uses. A centrifugal pump can handle muddy or dirty liquids and high temperatures. Most centrifugal pumps are used to move or increase pressure (boost) of liquid through a pipe or hose system and can be found in irrigation, water treatment, and even manufacturing and industrial environments. Irrigation professionals use Munro centrifugal pumps to draw water from lakes, ponds, cisterns, shallow wells and more. In addition, centrifugal pumps are commonly applied as boosters, to increase operating pressure in pressurized systems including domestic city water.

Munro Centrifugal Pumps are Exceptional

Below is a sizing comparison chart for our centrifugal pumps, which shows total head in feet, gallons per minute, and PSI.

Table to help you choose a pump.