Due to their typically high operating pressures and high RPM operation, high performance snow making water pumps require specialized product knowledge and experience to be properly applied and maintained. Nickerson Company has both supplied and maintained snowmaking pump equipment for most of the larger ski resorts in the west since the 1970’s. Every summer Nickerson Company re-builds snow making pumps coming in for routine repairs from throughout the western region.
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Snowmaking Water Pumps
National Pump manufactures virtually every configuration of vertical turbine pumps including line shaft and submersible deep well pumps, short coupled vertical turbine sump and booster pumps, vertical snowmaking pumps and vertical API pumps. National Pump manufactures vertical turbine pump bowls in sizes ranging from 6” to 30”. All National Pump products are available in various materials of construction as required for demanding applications.
The GE Oil and Gas division of General Electric manufactures submersible pumping equipment primarily for deep set well pump applications and high pressure horizontal booster pump applications. Using technology borrowed from the oil and gas industry and applied to the water well industry G E Oil and Gas can provide submersible well pumps suitable for settings up many thousand feet. G E Oil and Gas is also very active with very high pressure multi-stage horizontal booster pumps used in applications such as oil well fracking.
The U S Electrical Motor division of Nidec manufactures both vertical and horizontal motors specifically designed for the requirements of the pump industry. Specialty pump motors manufactured by U S Electric include vertical hollow shaft motors (VHS), vertical solid shaft motors (VSS) and close couple JM or JP frame horizontal close coupled pump motors. Motors are available in a variety of enclosures and electrical configurations with numerous optional features.
General Electric manufactures both vertical and horizontal motors specifically designed for the requirements of the pump industry. Specialty pump motors manufactured by GE include vertical hollow shaft motors (VHS) and vertical solid shaft motors (VSS). GE motors are available in a variety of enclosures and electrical configurations with numerous optional features.
Cla-Val is the premier manufacturer for a wide variety of automatic control valves for the water industry. Some of the types of valves Cla-Val offers include flow control valves, pressure relief valves (PRV), level control valves, check valves, pump control valves, surge anticipator valves, pressure sustaining valves and air relief valves.