Air-Operated Diaphragm Pump suits dewatering applications.

Press Release Summary:

Available in 3 discrete port sizes of 1½, 2, and 3 in. with flow rates up to 217 gpm, Pit Boss is designed for mining, construction, sump, and other operations where portable dewatering and solids handling pump is required. Removable screened inlet keeps foreign particles out of pump, while optimized flow passages enable transfer of fluids with particles up to 1 in. in diameter. One-way exhaust check valve permits submersible operation.

Original Press Release:

ARO Releases 'Pit Boss'(TM) Dewatering Pumps

Bryan, Ohio - January, 2009 - The ARO Fluid Technologies business of Ingersoll Rand Industrial Technologies has released a new line of air-operated diaphragm pumps developed especially for mining, construction, sump and other operations where a reliable, portable de-watering and solid's handling pump is an every day requirement. Named the "Pit Boss" for its tough, uncompromising performance and construction, these new pumps are available in three discrete port sizes (11/2", 2" and 3") and are built to handle your toughest applications.

Pit Boss Pump Features:

Performance - Pit Boss pumps deliver industry-leading performance with powerful suction lift and flow rates up 217 gpm (824 lpm) to handle the most demanding jobs

Reliability - Decades of development have produced diaphragms that last up to four times longer than competitive models. And while other pumps frequently ice and stall, the Pit Boss pumps' patented air motor design ensures worry free operation.

Comfort-grip handles - Improve portability and usability

Removable screened inlet - Keeps foreign particles out of pump to eliminate failure related to pumping debris

Solids Handling - Optimized flow passages enables transfer of fluids with particles up to 1" (25.4 mm) in diameter

Integrated base plate - Distributes weight and ensures stabile operation on soggy and unstable terrain

One-way exhaust check valve - Permits submersible operation

For more information on ARO Pit Boss pumps, see a local ARO fluid handling professional, call +1.800.495.0276 or visit

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