Cornell Closed in Observance of Labor Day

Cornell Pump will be closed on Monday, September 7, 2020 to celebrate Labor Day.  We encourage everyone to have a safe and fun holiday! We will back open for business on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 7:30 a.m. PDT.

Hurry –there is still time to register for Virtual Pump School before price increases!

Included in the Cornell Virtual Pump School packet: Installation and Care workbook: shows procedures on how to properly install a pump and keep it running effectively. Pump Seminar workbook: provides formulas and explanations of pump hydraulics. Condensed Hydraulic Databook: A pocket-sized resource for calculating friction loss. Various brochures: showing in detail some of the innovations… Read more »

Tuesday Tip: Visual Reminder of What to Calculate When Selecting a Pump

Making the right pump selection is very important; the right choice can reduce energy costs and provide decades of strong service. The wrong choice could dramatically increase operation and maintenance costs, and limit the life of the pump. This reminder of what to check comes from Cornell Pump’s Hydraulic Seminar workbook. The information is a… Read more »

Tuesday Tip: Double Volute Reduces Radial Force

Cornell Pump’s design for double volutes can help keep radial forces from snapping a shaft, while increasing wear life. The Double Volute System enables Cornell single stage, end-suction centrifugal pumps to easily handle large volume and high-pressure jobs. As the impeller adds energy to the fluids, pressure increases around the periphery of the volute. On… Read more »

Announcing the winners of our LinkedIn contest

Cornell is excited to announce the winners of our 5K followers drawing! When we hit 5,000 followers on LinkedIn, we told those that had followed us, and any that followed us with the next week, they would be entered into a drawing for some Cornell swag. The prizes and winners include: Cornell Yeti Rambler Kevin… Read more »

Early Bird Pricing ends August 15th on Cornell Pump Company’s first-ever virtual pump school!

Hundreds of people have taken advantage of the early-bird pricing on virtual pump school. At $59 for three days of classes, that is less than $4.00 an hour for industry-leading instruction! But, the early-bird pricing is ending on Saturday, August 15. Register now for the lowest price. Virtual Pump School runs Tuesday, September 15 through… Read more »

Tuesday Tip: Packing Pumps

Packing is often used as a sealing method for general purpose and agricultural pumps. For the packing to be effective, and not be overheated by the shaft rotation, there must be a consistent drip of liquid, about one drip per second. Running clearance on most new general purpose water pumps is about .010 inch on… Read more »

Early Bird Pricing Ending for Virtual Pump School

Hundreds have already registered; don’t miss out on your chance for classes, networking, and printed resources at the incredible $59 price! Cornell’s virtual pump school offers all the benefits of our annual training with a few added advantages: No hotel rooms to book, no suitcases to pack, and no need to fly to Portland. And… Read more »

Throw Back Thursday: Vintage Brochure from the 50’s

Cornell has been innovative and efficient for nearly 75 years. This page from one of our brochures, circa 1955, shows off a feature you still find on our pumps; the ability to mount in many different configurations. Cutting edge in the 50’s, it still gives our customers the flexibility to use our pumps in a multitude… Read more »

Tuesday Tip: Proper Sump Design

Proper sump design on wet wells and collection ponds help avoid air entrainment in pumps. That air entrainment can lead to cavitation, loss of efficiency, increased maintenance, and shorter pump life. Below are some suggestions to better design sumps to avoid problems.