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Goulds VCW Pump

Goulds Pump Model VCW

Goulds VCW Pump

Large Vertical Circulating Water Pump

Designed with unique features, like many patented enhancements, to provide a reliable and optimum performance. These large pumps are built to handle a wide range of tough services and installations.

  • • Capacities up to 400,000 GPM
  • • Heads up to 120 feet
  • • Pressures up to 300 PSIG
  • • Video monitoring of testing



  • Patented “O” Head design provides consistent flow and eliminates potential resonance frequencies through a comprehensive Finite Element Analysis

  • Optimum hydraulic balance conditions achieved by eliminating balance holes. Prototypes developed geometrically similar model impellers, tested to ensure peak performance in the field

  • Reduce downtime and costly repairs with addition of this option on the impeller and diffuser/suction bell. Wear rings are made of hardened alloys and easily replaceable to renew design-running clearances

  • Recover the velocity head by straightening the flow of the impeller with this carefully crafted element

  • Separately cast, precision, component, provides a smooth flow to the impeller eye, with minimized submergence requirements

  • Column pipe is fabricated in discrete sections to provide intermediate guide bearings required. Elbow can be arranged for either above or below floor discharge required on specific applications


  • Power Generation Cooling
  • Condenser Cooling with Max. Efficiency
  • Desalination Sea Water Intake
  • Flood Protection
  • Waste Treatment Plants
  • Industrial Services

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