Product Features for the Top 20 Primary Submersible Sump Pumps

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20. Zoeller M137 1/2 HP

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#1 Zoeller M53 1/3 HP

Features

  • Housing Material: Cast -Iron
  • Motor Amps: 9.6
  • Thermal Protection: yes
  • Power Cord Length: 15 feet
  • Oil Free Motor: no
  • Float Type: Vertical
  • GPH @ 0 feet: 2680     @10 feet: 2040     @15 feet: 1140
  • Discharge Port Size: 1 1/2"
  • Built-in Check Valve: No
  • Float On: 7.25" (9.98 kilograms)
  • Float Off: 3" (25.91 x 19.05 x 25.91 cm)
  • Manual Override: No
  • Solid Handling: 1/2"
  • Weight: 22 lbs.
  • Consumer Warranty: 1 year
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#2 Wayne CDU800 1/2 HP

Features

  • Housing Material: Cast iron construction with corrosion-proof thermoplastic top assembly
  • Motor Amps: 10
  • Thermal Protection: yes
  • Power Cord Length: 8 feet
  • Oil Free Motor: no
  • Float Type: Vertical
  • GPH @ 0 feet: 3900     
  • Discharge Port Size: 1 1/2"
  • Built-in Check Valve: No
  • Top suction design 
  • Mechanical float switch provides automatic on/off operation
  • Glass reinforced Poly-carbonate impeller shaft
  • Designed for clear water operation only 
  • Compactly designed to fit int a 11" diameter basin or larger
  • Permanently lubricated ball bearing
  • Consumer Warranty: 3 year
  • UL and CSA listed 
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#3 Wayne CDU980 3/4 HP

Features

  • Housing Material: Stainless steel for superior corrosion resistance and a durable cast iron pump for long life.  Its rugged components stand up to tough conditions year after year. 
  • Motor Amps: 10
  • Thermal Protection: yes
  • Power Cord Length: 8 feet
  • Premium oil filled motor
  • Float Type: Vertical
  • GPH @ 0 feet: 4300     
  • Discharge Port Size: 1 1/2"
  • Built-in Check Valve: No
  • Top suction strainer filters debris
  • Mechanical float switch provides automatic on/off operation
  • Glass reinforced Poly-carbonate impeller shaft
  • Designed for clear water operation only 
  • Compactly designed to fit into a 11" diameter basin or larger
  • Permanently lubricated ball bearing
  • Consumer Warranty: Lifetime
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#4 Little Giant 506168 1/3 HP

Features

  • Housing Material: Cast iron pump housing with protective epoxy coating for corrosion resistance
  • A polycarbonate cover and a prophylene volute
  • Stainless steel screws and bolts 
  • Motor Amps: 9
  • Thermal Protection: yes
  • Power Cord Length: 10 feet
  • Oil filled motor housing for lifetime lubrication and rapid heat dissipation 
  • Shaded pole motor
  • Float Type: Diaphragm
  • GPH @ 0 feet: 2750     
  • Discharge Port Size: 1 1/2"
  • Built-in Check Valve: No
  • Built for extended or continuous use 
  • Automatic operation with piggy-back mechanical float switch activates pump pump
  • Fits into a 18" diameter basin
  • Upper and lower sintered sleeve bearings for extended motor life
  • Weight: 17.5 lbs. 
  • Consumer Warranty: 2 years
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#5 Wayne CDUCAP995 3/4 HP

Features

  • Innovative Switch Genius switch uses a microprocessor control to detect water, turn on the pump and determine run time.  Lasts 5 times longer than traditional switch
  • No moving parts to wear out or get hung up
  • Housing Material: Stainless steel for superior corrosion resistance
  • Durable cast iron base 
  • Motor Amps: 10
  • Thermal Protection: yes
  • Power Cord Length: 8 feet
  • Heavy duty oil filled motor for durability
  • GPH @ 0 feet: 4300     @10 feet: 3500     @15 feet: 2500 
  • Discharge Port Size: 1 1/2"
  • Built-in Check Value: No
  • Glass reinforced carbonate impeller shaft 
  • Top suction design built to prevent clogging 
  • Designed for clear water operation only 
  • Compactly designed to fit into a 11" diameter basin or larger
  • Consumer warranty: Lifetime
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#6 Wayne CDUCAP725 1/3 HP

Features

  • Innovative Switch Genius switch uses a microprocessor control to detect water, turn on the pump and determine run time.  Lasts 5 times longer than traditional switch
  • No moving parts to wear out or get hung up
  • Cast iron and stainless steel construction
  • Durable cast iron base 
  • Motor Amps: 10
  • Thermal Protection: yes
  • Power Cord Length: 8 feet
  • Heavy duty oil filled motor for durability
  • GPH @ 0 feet: 3540      
  • Discharge Port Size: 1 1/2"
  • Built-in Check Value: No
  • Glass reinforced carbonate impeller shaft 
  • Top suction design built to prevent clogging and prolong pump life 
  • Designed for clear water operation only 
  • Compactly designed to fit into a 14" diameter basin or larger
  • Consumer warranty: 5 years
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#7 Wayne CDU790 1/3 HP

Features

  • Automatic on/off action with mechanical vertical switch
  • Cast iron housing with stainless steel fasteners
  • Motor Amps: 9.5
  • Thermal Protection: yes
  • Power Cord Length: 8 feet
  • Oil filled motor
  • GPH @ 0 feet: 3450      
  • Discharge Port Size: 1 1/2"
  • Built-in Check Value: No
  • Poly-carbonate impeller shaft 
  • Top suction design
  • Designed for clear water operation only 
  • Compactly designed to fit into a 11" diameter basin or larger
  • Consumer warranty: 3 years
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#8 Little Giant 505700 1/4 HP

Features

  • Automatic operation with built in snap action float switch 
  • Zinc alloy housing with stainless steel fasteners
  • Polycarbonate top with polypropolene volute
  • Motor Amps: 8.5
  • Thermal Protection: yes
  • Power Cord Length: 10 feet
  • Lifetime oil supply for motor
  • GPH @ 0 feet: 2100      
  • Discharge Port Size: 1 1/4"
  • Built-in Check Valve: No
  • Handles up to 3/8" solids
  • Includes garden hose adaptor
  • Designed for clear water operation only 
  • Compactly designed to fit into a 10" diameter basin or larger
  • Consumer warranty: 1 year
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#9 Wayne WST30 3/10 HP

Features

  • Square D tethered piggy-back style switch 
  • Impact and corrosion resistant thermo plastic housing
  • Polycarbonate top with polypropolene volute
  • Motor Amps: 5.6
  • Thermal Protection: yes
  • Power Cord Length: 8 feet
  • GPH @ 0 feet: 2300      
  • Discharge Port Size: 1 1/2"
  • Built-in Check Valve: No
  • Top suction with intake filters debris
  • Designed for clear water operation only 
  • Designed to fit into a 14" diameter basin or larger
  • Weight: 10 lbs 
  • Consumer warranty: 1 years
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#10 Flotec FPSC3250A 1/2 HP

Features

  • Stainless steel housing with cast iron top and base
  • Motor Amps: 6.3
  • Thermal Protection: yes
  • Power Cord Length: 10 feet
  • GPH @ 0 feet: 4680     @5 feet:4380     @10 feet: 3840 
  • Discharge Port Size: 1 1/2"
  • Built-in Check Valve: No
  • Designed to fit into a 10" diameter basin or larger
  • Weight 23.4 lbs 
  • Consumer warranty: 5 years
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#11 Flotec FPOC3200A 1/2 HP

Features

  • Thermo plastic housing
  • Motor Amps: 6.3
  • Thermal Protection: yes
  • Oil cooled high torque motor 
  • Power Cord Length: 8 feet
  • GPH @ 0 feet: 4680     @5 feet:4380     @10 feet: 3840 
  • Discharge Port Size: 1 1/4"
  • Automatic float 
  • Built-in Check Valve: No
  • Screened top inlet
  • Designed to fit into a 14" diameter basin or larger
  • Weight 11.2 lbs 
  • Consumer warranty: 5 years
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#12 Flotec 1800A 1/4 HP

Features

  • Corrosion and abrasion thermo plastic housing
  • Motor Amps: 8.5
  • Thermal Protection: yes
  • Oil cooled high torque motor 
  • Power Cord Length: 8 feet
  • GPH @ 0 feet: 2280    
  • Discharge Port Size: 1 1/4" and 1 1/2"
  • Automatic tethered float 
  • Built-in Check Valve: No
  • Screen toped inlet 
  • Designed to fit into a 14" diameter basin or larger
  • Weight 8.2 lbs 
  • Consumer warranty: 1 years
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#13 Simer 2905 1/4 HP

Features

  • Corrosion and abrasion thermo plastic housing resists stress and heat
  • Motor Amps: 6
  • Thermal Protection: yes
  • Oil cooled motor 
  • Power Cord Length: 8 feet
  • GPH @ 0 feet: 1260    
  • Discharge Port Size: 1 1/4"
  • Automatic tethered float 
  • Built-in Check Valve: No
  • Piggy-back float switch (non-mercury) provides automatic operation
  • Anti-airlock valve 
  • Designed to fit into a 11" diameter basin or larger
  • Replaceable cord and handle
  • Weight 9.1 lbs 
  • Consumer warranty: 1 year
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#14 Zoeller M57 1/3 HP

Features

  • Cast iron  
  • Motor Amps: 9.6
  • Thermal Protection: yes
  • Oil cooled motor 
  • Power Cord Length: 9 feet
  • GPH @ 0 feet: 2580     @10 feet: 1140    
  • Discharge Port Size: 1 1/2"
  • Automatic vertical float 
  • Built-in Check Valve: No
  • Cast iron impeller
  • Top of housing is cast iron
  • Discharges solids up to 1/2" 
  • Designed to fit into a 18" diameter basin or larger
  • Consumer warranty: 1 year
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#15 Little Giant 505300 1/6 HP

Features

  • Epoxy coated cast aluminum
  • Motor Amps: 5
  • Thermal Protection: yes
  • Oil cooled shaded pole motor 
  • Power Cord Length: 10 feet
  • GPH @ 0 feet: 1200    
  • Discharge Port Size: 1"
  • Piggy-back diaphragm switch
  • Built-in Check Valve: No
  • Nylon impeller and nylon shaft seal
  • Manual or automatic activation 
  • Includes garden hose adapter
  • Bottom removable inlet screen for easy cleaning 
  • Designed to fit into a 8" diameter basin or larger
  • Has a remote switch
  • Weight: 14.5 lbs.
  • Consumer warranty: 1 year
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#16 Little Giant 506158 3/10 HP

Features

  • Cast iron pump housing with epozy coating for corrosion resistance
  • Stainless steel screws, bolts and handle
  • Polycarbonate cover with polypropylene volute/base 
  • Motor Amps: 10
  • Thermal Protection: yes
  • Oil cooled motor housing for lifetime lubrication and rapid heat dissipation
  • Mechanical seal to assure maximum protection against pump failure
  • Bearings: upper and lower sintered
  • Automatic operation with piggy-back mechanical float switch activates pump
  • Power Cord Length: 8 feet
  • GPH @ 0 feet: 2760     @ 5 feet: 2750     @ 10 feet: 1750    
  • Discharge Port Size: 1 1/2"
  • Piggy-back diaphragm switch
  • Built-in Check Valve: No
  • Designed to fit into a 10" diameter basin or larger
  • Weight: 17.5 lbs.
  • Consumer warranty: 2 year
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#17 Little Giant 508158 4/10 HP

Features

  • Cast iron pump housing with epozy coating for corrosion resistance
  • Stainless steel screws, bolts and handle
  • Polycarbonate cover with polypropylene volute/base 
  • Motor Amps: 10
  • Thermal Protection: yes
  • Oil cooled motor housing for lifetime lubrication and rapid heat dissipation
  • Mechanical seal to assure maximum protection against pump failure
  • Bearings: upper and lower sintered
  • Power Cord Length: 25 feet
  • GPH @ 0 feet: 3240         
  • Discharge Port Size: 1 1/2"
  • Diaphragm
  • Built-in Check Valve: No
  • Designed to fit into a 10" diameter basin or larger
  • Weight: 20 lbs.
  • Consumer warranty: 2 year
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#18 Basement Watchdog BW1033 1/3 HP

Features

  • Thermoplastic non corrosive housing 
  • Stainless steel shaft and fasteners
  • Dual seal protection
  • Permanent split capacitator motor 
  • Upper and lower ball bearings
  • Motor Amps: 2.7
  • If pump runs 5 minutes per hour every day of the year, a homeowner will save $78 per year. 
  • Thermal Protection: yes
  • Water cooled motor therefore no oil to leak 
  • Power Cord Length: 10 feet
  • GPH @ 0 feet: 3200     @10 feet: 2200         
  • Discharge Port Size: 1 1/2"
  • Dual vertical float switches with protective cage; therefore cannot get caught
  • Dual float switch cage is detached from the pump (external to the pump)
  • Cage is built so not debris can get into the top and the bottom is concaves so debris and sludge cannot collect
  • Built-in Check Valve: No
  • Solids handling: none
  • Built-in air relief vent 
  • Designed to fit into a 7" diameter basin or larger
  • Weight: 13 lbs.
  • Manual override: none
  • Consumer warranty: 3 year
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#19 Basement Watchdog BW1050 1/2 HP

Features

  • Motor housing material: Stainless steel
  • Top of housing is made from thermoplastic 
  • Stainless steel shaft and fasteners
  • Dual seal protection
  • Permanent split capacitator motor 
  • Upper and lower ball bearings
  • Motor Amps: 2.7
  • If pump runs 5 minutes per hour every day of the year, a home owners will save $78 per year 
  • Thermal Protection: yes
  • Water cooled motor therefore no oil to leak 
  • Power Cord Length: 13 feet
  • GPH @ 0 feet: 4000     @10 feet: 2820         
  • Discharge Port Size: 1 1/2"
  • Vertical float
  • Dual float switches with protective cage; therefore cannot get caught
  • Dual float switch cage is detached from the pump (external to the pump) 
  • Cage is built so not debris can get into the top and the bottom is concaves so debris and sludge cannot collect
  • Built-in Check Valve: No
  • Solids handling: none
  • Built-in air relief vent 
  • Designed to fit into a 7" diameter basin or larger
  • Weight: 13 lbs.
  • Manual override: none
  • Consumer warranty: 3 year
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#20 Zoeller M137 1/2 HP

Features

  • Cast iron cast switch case, motor and pump housing, base and impeller
  • Top of housing is also cast iron
  • Stainless steel screws, bolts and handle 
  • Motor Amps: 10.7
  • Thermal Protection: yes
  • Oil cooled motor 
  • Power Cord Length: 10 feet
  • GPH @ 0 feet: 5580    
  • Discharge Port Size: 1 1/2"
  • Automatic vertical float
  • Float operated 2 pole mechanical switch
  • Upper and lower sleeve bearings running in bath of oil   
  • Built-in Check Valve: No
  • Carbon and ceramic shaft seal
  • Discharges solids up to 5/8" 
  • Non clogging vortex design 
  • Designed to fit into a 18" diameter basin or larger
  • Consumer warranty: 1 year
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