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FloTec FP5542-00
Flotec FP5542 - 59 GPM 1-1/2 HP Cast Iron Electric Transfer Pump
Model: FP5542-00
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Product Description
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Inlet Size
1-1/4"
Style
Transfer Pumps
GPM
59
Gallons
Inlet Size
1-1/4"
Style
Transfer
GPM
59 Gallons
Features
Features
  • Cast Iron Centrifugal Pump
  • 1-1/2 HP, 59 GPM
  • Suction 1-1/4" NPT, discharge 1" NPT
  • Economical, General Purpose
  • Used for water transfer, circulation, fountains, waterfalls, pressure boosting and sprinkling
  • Rugged Pump Housing
  • Durable, cast iron construction
  • Threaded ports for pressure gauge (Not Included) and drain plug
  • Superior Performance
  • At depths to water of 25' or less
  • Heavy-Duty Dual-Voltage Motor
  • Preset at 230-Volts
  • Easy Installation
  • Discharge can be rotated to horizontal or vertical installations
  • 1-Year Warranty
Specifications
Motor
Voltage
120/240 Volt
Running Amps
9.6 @230v / 19.2 @115v
Pump
Gallons Per Minute
59 Gallons
Inlet Diameter
1-1/4"
Outlet Diameter
1"
Housing Material
Cast Iron
Suction Head
25 Feet
Maximum PSI
51
Submersible
No
Engine
Horsepower
1.5 hp
Overview
Consumer Warranty
1 Year
UPC
022315135956

Inlet Size
1-1/4"
Style
Transfer Pumps
GPM
59
Gallons
Inlet Size
1-1/4"
Style
Transfer
GPM
59 Gallons
Features
Features
  • Cast Iron Centrifugal Pump
  • 1-1/2 HP, 59 GPM
  • Suction 1-1/4" NPT, discharge 1" NPT
  • Economical, General Purpose
  • Used for water transfer, circulation, fountains, waterfalls, pressure boosting and sprinkling
  • Rugged Pump Housing
  • Durable, cast iron construction
  • Threaded ports for pressure gauge (Not Included) and drain plug
  • Superior Performance
  • At depths to water of 25' or less
  • Heavy-Duty Dual-Voltage Motor
  • Preset at 230-Volts
  • Easy Installation
  • Discharge can be rotated to horizontal or vertical installations
  • 1-Year Warranty
Specifications
Motor
Voltage
120/240 Volt
Running Amps
9.6 @230v / 19.2 @115v
Pump
Gallons Per Minute
59 Gallons
Inlet Diameter
1-1/4"
Outlet Diameter
1"
Housing Material
Cast Iron
Suction Head
25 Feet
Maximum PSI
51
Submersible
No
Engine
Horsepower
1.5 hp
Overview
Consumer Warranty
1 Year
UPC
022315135956
Product Specs
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Specifications
Motor
Voltage
120/240 Volt
Running Amps
9.6 @230v / 19.2 @115v
Pump
Gallons Per Minute
59 Gallons
Inlet Diameter
1-1/4"
Outlet Diameter
1"
Housing Material
Cast Iron
Suction Head
25 Feet
Maximum PSI
51
Submersible
No
Engine
Horsepower
1.5 hp
Overview
Consumer Warranty
1 Year
UPC
022315135956
Reviews
(1)
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I see this pump is preset for 230v. Can it be converted to run on 115v? Will that change the GPM?
Patrick 
from New Jersey 
January 06, 2020
Answer
This pump is dual voltage (115V/230V) rated. It can be set for 115V. Doing so will provide the exact same pump performance but at twice the amp rating as it would at 230V.†
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Does this pump require priming? I want to transfer water from low lying area in the yard, as well as bring water from my basement aquariums to outside the house (up 15ish feet).
Aaron S. 
from Wisconsin 
February 28, 2017
Answer
Most pumps are self-priming, but they will require you to prime the pump by filling the priming port and pump housing with water upon initial installation, to force any air out and allow for the impeller to start sucking water. Any air pockets left in the lines or the pump will cause the pump to become air-bound. An air-bound pump will not operate properly until the air is removed and replaced by water. As long as a check or foot valve is installed on the suction pipe and you never lose suction, you should not need to re-prime the pump. That said, the only pumps that we offer that can truly self-prime would be some of the gas diaphragm pumps that we offer like the Honda WDP30XK1AT - 80 GPM (3") Diaphragm Water Pump or the Multiquip MQD2H - 50 GPM (2") Diaphragm Pump w/ Honda GX Engine for example. You can watch the video below to learn how to prime almost any pump.

 
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