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Submersible pump

Posted by bus_driver (My Page) on
Thu, Nov 3, 11 at 19:59

Does anyone know if the motors for submersible pumps (typically made by Franklin) use sealed bearings or if they have open bearings lubricated by water?

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RE: Submersible pump

All the Franklins I've seen are sealed, but won't tolerate much rise in temperature.

RE: Submersible pump

I suspected as much. The motor is obviously water-cooled and not really usable for other applications.

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