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The Pump Shaft: A Precision Component

Why do we spend so much time on pump shafts? Because we realize the important role they play in the life of a pump. Though it is a seemingly small part of the pump, we consider the shaft critically important and (Read More)

Water Reuse to Save Veteran's Admin. Clinic 90,000 Gallons/Year

A new Veteran’s Administration Clinic in Sedalia, Mo, wanted to reuse water as part of the clinic’s plan to attain LEED Certification under the United States Green Building (Read More)

Create a System Curve BEFORE Choosing a Pump

Choosing a pump by creating a system curve first will ensure the pump you choose will operate properly and within the preferred operating range for that pump. Creating the (Read More)

Webtrol Partners with Water Well Trust to Donate a Complete Well System

In March of 2021, in conjunction with National Groundwater Awareness Week, Webtrol donated $10 per pump sold that week to the Water Well Trust. These funds were (Read More)

Horizontal vs Vertical: Choosing the Right Centrifugal Pump

When choosing the right centrifugal or booster pump for a new system, there are factors that should be considered. Flow rates, piping configurations and (Read More)

Maximum Working Pressure for Vertical Boosters

Pump users observe maximum working pressure when selecting pumps. But, they should also consider suction pressure to ensure that the maximum working (Read More)

Why Ground Wires are Critical on Pump Motors

Any “modern-day” pump motor has either a ground screw or ground wire. We all acknowledge that motors should be grounded, but many do not know why. Grounding is used for  (Read More)

Quality Components: Inside an EZ Series Booster

The EZ Series Booster Pump is one of our most popular industrial pumps, and is built with quality components. For quality control and fast assembly time, we injection (Read More)

What is Downtime Costing You?

Maximizing production during “the production cycle” is the most efficient means of providing a product or service. Unfortunately, unplanned downtime can bring production to a grinding halt. Getting up and running (Read More)

Proper Submergence Can Control Cavitation

Cavitation is sometimes the cause of structural damage to propellers, impellers, and pumps. One cause of cavitation can be improper pump submergence. (Read More)

Webtrol Donates to the Water Well Trust to Help Families

We are proud to donate $6,920.00 to help with a clean drinking water problem in the United States. Thanks to the support of our network of installer and dealers, our donation (Read More)

Water Well & Groundwater Use in the U.S.

Sometimes we take water usage for granted. Where does it come from? Where do we use it? How do we use it? An estimated 41% of the U.S. population depends  (Read More)

Centrifugal Pumps: Pumping at Best Efficiency

The cost of energy, as well as government mandates, have made pumping efficiently more important than ever. Pumping efficiency, not the horsepower of the motor, is (Read More)

When the Pressure Gauge is Not Telling the Whole Story

The plant maintenance supervisor or the water system manager is diagnosing a pump system to ensure everything is operating properly. He notices an apparent  (Read More)

Corrosion Resistant PC Series Pumps

We assemble the corrosion resistant PC Series pumps constructed of high impact, glass reinforced Noryl and 316 stainless steel, with an enclosed type impeller and (Read More)

Webtrol's Easy Sales Order Process

We routinely receive compliments from customers on the how easy it is to order from Webtrol. Our ordering process is, by design, very simple and very efficient. It bypasses typical (Read More)

Inside Your Centrifugal Pump: Impellers

The impellers inside your centrifugal pump may look very similar, but their performance differs due to their design. Besides the number of impellers stacked in a pump,  (Read More)

Injection Molding Our Impellers and Diffusers

At the heart of a centrifugal pump is the impeller and diffuser. We injection mold and machine these critical pump components for ideal performance. As we have done (Read More)

We Salute the Water Well Professionals

We salute the hard working, well trained, and dedicated water well professionals. Most of your customers will never realize the hours of testing and training (Read More)

VFDs: More Than Constant Pressure!

Many of us hear the term VFD and automatically think of “constant pressure device”. But the reality is constant pressure is just one benefit available through use of a VFD (Read More)

100% Testing for Quality Assurance

We perform Quality Assurance Testing on 100% of our centrifugal pumps, ensuring that you get your pump as specified. By design, a centrifugal pump is a very simple (Read More)

Booster Pumps & Boosting Water Pressure

Booster pumps increase water pressure and flow rate in a water system. Pressure boosting is determined by the existing conditions and the demand pressure The desired (Read More)

Pipe ID Affects Pressure Loss

Pipe ID (inside diameter) affects pressure loss in water systems and needs to be considered when specifying pipe. It is common in pump sizing to look at friction loss (Read More)

New Labels with Pump Efficiency Index

The U.S. Department of Energy has instituted the Pump Efficiency Index (PEI). Its goal is to improve the overall efficiency of pumps sold in the U.S. Clean water pumps (Read More)

Finding the Right Pump for Your Application

Finding the right pump for your application can be challenging. We know you are looking for a specific pump tailored to your needs, and we are here to help. Determining (Read More)

Overnight Shipping for a Customer in Dire Need

A large hotel in New York City was in danger of not having water on Thanksgiving due to a failing pump. A potential disaster for sure. So when we received an emergency call (Read More)

Submersible Pump Launches Golf Balls

Our demonstration video shows the capabilities of our ½ HP VS5A24 sewage pump. The submerged pump rapidly launches golf balls to the surface! A recessed (Read More)

Webtrol Rebranded!

We have rebranded Webtrol to signify the shift in our company focus – to be customer-centric. While the old branding focused on our products, our new branding focuses on (Read More)

Webtrol Pump Still Working After 40 Years!

This working water well pump has been submerged at a home in South Carolina since 1979. Now it has been brought to the surface after the new homeowner wanted it (Read More)

Our Quality Began in the Space Program!

Quality workmanship has always been a priority for Weber Industries. That quality was recognized in the 1950s and early 1960s when Weber Industries (Read More)

7 Reasons Why Companies Choose Webtrol

We know there are plenty of options when it comes to choosing pumps. But there’s more to choosing a pump company than just pumps. That’s why our customer focused (Read More)

Choosing Stainless Steel Components for Pumps

The advantages of using stainless steel are obvious in pump manufacturing. Stainless steel is strong, corrosion resistant, has great hot strength, and is (Read More)

What is a System Curve?

The System Curve Explained. A system curve is a plot of your pumping system for various flow. The system curve calculates your static conditions, those that exist without (Read More)

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