Pumps and pump systems are highly durable when correctly installed and maintained. However, you may still experience problems, as any machinery with moving components and continuous usage is subject to wear and tear. Most pumps operate quietly and efficiently, so when a pump starts making an unusual level of noise it usually raises concern. A…

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The pump shaft is designed to transmit the drive torque to the impellers or rotary parts. The shaft is a central component of centrifugal pumps and rotary positive displacement pumps. Effective working order of the pump shaft relies on a number of variables including temperature, corrosion, metallurgy, bearing location and size, impellers and couplings, axial…

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We are still open for pump sales and installation, technical support and emergency repairs. Additional precautions are in place to ensure the safety of our engineers and our customers in response to Covid-19. The Harro Group of organisations comprising Harroquip Pump Supplies and Advantage Pump Solutions remain fully operational despite the Covid-19 pandemic. The health…

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We’re excited to advise you that from 1st April 2020 you’ll be seeing more of the Harro Group brand. We will continue to use the Advantage Pumping Solutions brand and Advantage will operate as a division the Harro Group banner.  Advantage Pumping Solutions has continued to achieve sustained growth and success and the focus of…

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Correctly installed and well-maintained pumps are less prone to breaking down. However, pumps have many moving parts and rely on a combination of variables to run at peak efficiency. Which means that even the most reliable pumps succumb to wear and tear, blockages or breakages. Common Pump Faults • Pump failing to start• Pump losing…

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Pump systems are durable when correctly installed and maintained. However, you may still experience problems, as any machinery with moving components and consistent usage is liable to. If you’re having trouble with your pump, here are the answers to a few common questions. 1. Why is my pump noisier than usual? Most pumps operate quietly…

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Every project is different. One of the fundamental benefits of working with Advantage Pumping Solutions is that we recognise this fact and recommend the correct pumping system for your project. We can also offer advice and information at all stages of your design and installation process. Here are some more reasons to choose Advantage: 1.…

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Disposing of wipes down the toilet contributes to problems locally, nationally, and internationally. On a local level, blockages develop in the sewers which need to be cleared by professionals, either at the expense of the public purse or your own. Nationally and internationally, however, flushing wipes can contribute to wider issues. Here are three major…

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Pump cavitation is a primary cause of pump failure on mobile equipment. If left untreated, cavitation can cause major issues within your pump as well as impeding its function. Cavitation is the formation of cavities (bubbles) in liquid. These bubbles develop around an impeller in areas of low pressure and, when they collapse or implode,…

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