PENTAIR LAUNCHES BRIGGS & STRATTON® 1540 SERIES TRANSFER PUMPS

NEW BRIGHTON, MIN. — April 16, 2014 — Pentair Ltd. (NYSE: PNR) announced today the launch of the Briggs & Stratton 1540 Series transfer pumps, lightweight and versatile pumps ideal for tank filling and water transfer.

The Briggs & Stratton 1540 Series transfer pumps are available with Polypropylene or Aluminum housings.  Polypropylene models  are manufactured  with 2” female NPT ports, and are suitable for corrosive environments and chemical solutions.  Aluminum versions, suitable for applications such as flood water removal, lawn and garden watering and pond filling, are built with 2” male NPT ports.

HANDLES BIG, HIGH CAPASITY, LIQUID TRANSFER JOBS WITH EASE

“Both Hypro and Briggs & Stratton are names you can trust, so combining these two brands was a no brainer” says Bob Olson Pentair Product Manager.  “Hypro self-priming centrifugal transfer pumps handle big, high capacity, liquid transfer jobs with ease. Our Polypropylene pump heads are built with Nylon impellers to handle corrosive environments, Aluminum heads with cast iron for long life.  Both can handle particles in suspension up to 3/8” in diameter”, Adds Olson. 

Briggs & Stratton 1540 series transfer pumps have self-priming capabilities with maximum suction lift up to: 25 feet/7.62 meters (1542P) and 23 feet/7.01 meters (1542A), and are supported with a one-year warranty on both pump (Hypro) and engine (Briggs & Stratton).  More information on the Briggs & Stratton Transfer pumps, including where to buy, can be found at www.hypropumps.com.

 

About Pentair Ltd.

Pentair Ltd. (www.pentair.com) delivers industry-leading products, services and solutions for its customers’ diverse needs in water and other fluids, thermal management and equipment protection. With 2013 revenues of $7.5 billion, Pentair employs more than 30,000 people worldwide.