1. Booster Set Motor & Inverter Upgrade

    We were contacted by one of our customers as their current cold-water booster set had a failed motor and inverter. The problem was the controls on the set were obsolete and the replacements will not communicate with the other controllers

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  2. Pumps UK Ltd Awarded Feefo Gold Service Award

    Feefo Gold Trusted Service


    PUMPS UK LTD AWARDED FEEFO GOLD TRUSTED SERVICE AWARD 2017 

     

    February 2017, Pumps UK Ltd has won a Feefo Gold Service award, an independent seal of excellence that recognises businesses for delivering exceptional experiences, rated by real customers.

     

    Created by Feefo, Trusted Service is awarded to businesses that use Feefo to collect genuine ratings and reviews. A badge of honour, this accreditation remai

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  3. A Brief Outline of Motor Rewinds

    One of the most common faults with pumps are the electric motors that drive them burn out.

    If an electric motor burns out the solution for the repair would be a replacement motor as this would be the most effective and quickest way. However, some old motors have special shafts...

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  4. New booster sets added to our PUK-Vari range!

    After much thought and feedback from you, our amazing customers, we decided it was time to add a few more options to our PUK-Vari range of variable speed cold water boosters! We have added two new models to the Variboost and two new models to the Vari-Twin ranges.

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  5. How Often Do I Need My Pressurisation System Tested & Why?

    In this article I shall outline why you need to test your pressurisation system and have procedures in place. There are many reasons why, but I shall mostly focus on the aspect we cover and outline what a WSE is. 

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  6. Selecting The Correct Pressurisation Unit

    In this article, I will outline what a pressurisation unit is just to ensure we are all on the same page and then I will go on to explain some points to follow when selecting a suitable one for your requirements.

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  7. Operation and mechanics of a float switch

    A float switch is mainly used to control the operation of submersible pumps. They can also be used as a protection device for booster sets, being installed inside a break tank as a low level protection switch.

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  8. Tips for servicing a fixed speed booster set

    A fixed speed booster set is normally supplied with one to three pumps, but can be built with more if required. The pumps themselves will cut in at a pressure greater than the static head of the building and run at full speed to the pumps closed valve pressure and then cut out.

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  9. Simple Steps to Follow When Servicing a Variable Speed Booster Set

    First things first, let’s answer the question of what a variable speed booster set (VSBS) is. A variable speed booster set consist of fixed speed pumps fitted with an inverter controller which can regulate the power usage of the motor to increase and decrease 

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