New Cornell Logoed Flange Covers

Look for new Cornell Pump flange covers, emblazoned with our logo, to start gracing our pumps. We’re adding the covers as our current stock depletes, so if you’ll start to see them on pumps shipping in the near future.

Bob Jansen Retires from Cornell Pump

Bob Jansen, Agricultural Market Manager, retires after 43 years in the pump industry, 25 years with Cornell Cornell Pump congratulates Bob Jansen who is retiring as our Agricultural Market Manager.  Bob Jansen, a well-known figure in the agricultural pump industry, retires after 43 years in the business; 25 of those at Cornell Pump. Taking over… Read more »

Tuesday Tip: Check Your Bearing Lubrication and Temperature

Keeping your pump bearings well-lubricated can alleviate problems. These tips on bearings from our Installation and Care manual can help. IMPORTANT: Oil level must be correct before unit is started. Oil lubricated frames must be installed horizontally and level. Grease lubricated motors and frames must be maintained per instructions accompanying the pump. Grease code EP-2… Read more »

Eric Holtan tapped as Agricultural Market Manager

Brings extensive agricultural pump experience, troubleshooting, and product knowledge to the position Cornell Pump is pleased to announce Eric Holtan has been appointed as the Agricultural Market Manager, with responsibilities for all Cornell Pump irrigation, manure, and other related agricultural product lines around the world. Holtan succeeds Bob Jansen, who is retiring. Eric Holtan joined… Read more »

Pump Housings and Coverings

It’s the height of summer here in North America and the sun is often beating down; but pumps still need coverings even in the hot/dry weather! We’ve had NPSH issues because of temperate increases of pipping being in the sun, and even pumps misaligning because of being painted black and sitting in direct sunlight, causing… Read more »

How to use the Cornell Pump wood box?

Euromacchine, a Cornell Pump distributor in Italy, showed us how they repurposed our shipping crate into a tree house! We’re looking forward to seeing how additional pump shipment crating will be used to make into an expanded deck for the tree house, or even a second-level addition.   We meticulously pack pumps for sea shipping or… Read more »

Cornell Cyclone Turbine—VT Series Video

Cornell designed and built our short set vertical turbines—the Cyclone VT series—to be robust, reliable, and efficient. Based on our very popular RB and H series centrifugal pumps, the short set vertical turbines are great for pivots, micro-irrigation, and other agricultural applications. Offered in enclosed and open lineshaft models, with up to 100 PSI of… Read more »

Tuesday Tip: Troubleshooting Refrigeration Pumps

Cornell Pump has been manufacturing (and troubleshooting ) refrigeration pumps since the 1950s. Our open drive CB Series has been a consistent performer for decades, and our Arctic King line of hermetic refrigeration pumps has proved very popular since introduction in 2013. Here are some symptoms, possible causes, and corrective actions to take when dealing… Read more »

Proper Submergence of Inlet to Avoid Vortex

If a pump suction is not placed an acceptable distance from the surface of the liquid, the pump can experience vortexing.  Similar to cavitation, with the loss of efficiency and damage that can occur to the pump, vortexing is the result of too much water relative to the pit/sump depth being drawn into the suction… Read more »

Keep Your Condensed Hydraulic Data Book Handy

A couple of weeks ago, Cornell had a request for some of Condensed Hydraulic Data Books from a P.E. in South Carolina. These slim, pocket-vest sized books have been offered by us for decades. The engineer who requested the books wrote: “I have had the pleasure of using the Cornell Pump condensed hydraulic data book… Read more »