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Old 07-18-2011, 06:22 PM   #2
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jabsco sea water pump advice

My Perkins are equiped with Sherwood pumps, but you should do fine with a standard impeller, as you should change them every year anyway if you have that much silt passing through them. *Did you already check the impellers for lost blades. *You may have another problem, such as plugged heat exchanger, etc.

My understanding is the nitrile impellers are for pumping petroleum products or protection from oil contaminated water, etc. *We use nitrile rubber gloves in my work, because it is resistant to ozone, mild acids and oils.

-- Edited by Edelweiss on Monday 18th of July 2011 06:29:45 PM
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