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BBA Self Priming Centrifugal Pump


BBA Self Priming Centrifugal Pump

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The BBA Self-Priming Centrifugal Pump is part of the renowned B-Series manufactured by BBA Pumps. Tapflo UK is a proud distributor of BBA Pumps to the Industrial market. The B40 in particular is an Electrically Driven Self-Priming Centrifugal Pump that delivers flow rates of 21m³/hr and max head of 12 m.W.C. Constructed from high-quality Cast Iron/Stainless Steel, these versatile pumps are designed to meet diverse industrial needs and are suited for use across various applications and industries, such as Wastewater Management and Construction to name a few.

The B-Series Electrically-Driven pumps is comprised of the Electrically Driven Self-Priming Pumps (2-pole), the Electrically Driven Self-Priming High Head Pumps (2-pole) and the Electrically Driven Solids Handling Pumps (4-pole).

For added versatility, we are proud to offer a range of Diesel Driven Self-Priming Centrifugal Pumps. Get in touch with our team to discuss your requirements

  • Open impeller design for solids and particle handling
  • Free passage of up to 80mm
  • Equipped with cooled shaft seal
  • Suitable for use with hot fluids
  • ATEX-rating on request for hazardous environments


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Cast Iron/Stainless Steel

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B-Series Self Priming Pump:

Tapflo UK is proud to be distributing BBA Pumps’ B-Series to our customers.

BBA has been manufacturing the B-series range of Self-Priming Centrifugal Pumps since the 1980s. These pumps are perfect for a diverse range of applications, from wastewater management to construction purposes.

Included within the B-Series range are:

  • Electrically Driven Self-Priming Pumps, 2-Pole
  • Electrically Driven Self-Priming High Head Pumps, 2-Pole
  • Electrically Driven Solids Handling Pumps, 4-Pole

The B-series is fitted with an open impeller, changeable wear plate and non-return valve in the suction port. These pumps are easily maintained and have minimal spare part costs.

The B-series can be supplied in sizes from 1” up to 12” with free passage up to 80mm.

The range has been designed with a clear focus on reliability, efficiency and durability, ranging from 1-1/2ʺ to 12″. They feature an open impeller configuration combined with a changeable wear plate, facilitating servicing and minimising costs of spares. All B-Series pumps are fitted with a non-return valve in the suction port, eliminating the need for a foot valve in the suction line and allowing quick priming.

Why choose the BBA Self-Priming Centrifugal Pump?

  • Complete in-house design & production
  • Over 60 years of experience in the market
  • Extensive testing facility in-house
  • Contemporary & functional design
  • Durable & eco-friendly materials
  • Custom builds available

Design Features

  • Open Impeller for Solids and Particles: The BBA Self-Priming Centrifugal Pump features an open impeller design, perfectly suited for handling solids and particles. This design ensures efficient and reliable operation, even in challenging conditions
  • Free Passage of Up to 80mm: With a generous free passage, these pumps can handle liquids containing larger debris and particles, making them a versatile choice for various industries
  • Equipped with Cooled Shaft Seal: The inclusion of a cooled shaft seal prolongs the pump’s life and minimises wear, guaranteeing consistent performance over time
  • Suitable for Hot Fluids: Whether you’re dealing with high-temperature liquids or processes, these pumps are up to the task, ensuring reliable operation in a wide range of environments
  • ATEX-Rating for Hazardous Environments: These pumps can be equipped with ATEX rating upon request, making them suitable for use in hazardous environments where safety regulations are stringent

BBA Pumps’ B-Series is perfect for industrial applications that require a Self-Priming Centrifugal Pump. Industries include but are not limited to:

  • Shipping
  • Industry
  • Construction
  • Wastewater Management
  • Emergency Pump Units
  • Irrigation
  • Agriculture
  • Horticulture

Pump Specifications:

  • Max. flow: 7,800m³/hr
  • Max. head: 200m
  • Materials: Stainless Steel, Cast Iron, Bronze
  • Connections: 1.5″ BSP
  • Free passage: 18mm
  • Pump speed: 2850 rpm
  • Electric motor: 1.1 kW – 2 pole
  • Voltage: 230/400V
  • Assembly: Monobloc
  • Weight (net): 26kg
Model  Flow m3/h Head mwc ø mm Connection (mm) Power kW Speed rpm Assembly
B40 21 15 18 40 1,5 2850 BVGMC
B45 22 29 14 40 2,2 2850 BVGMC
B50 35 18 25 50 2,2 2850 BVGMC
B58 52 62 25 80 11 2950 BVGMC
B70 82 20 22 80 4 2900 BVGMC
B70-4 90 19 30 80 5,5 2880 BVGMC
B85-S2 76 44 15 80 11 2930 BVGMC
B85-S3 86 57 18 80 18,5 2930 BVGSMC
B100-S2 120 62 29 100 30 2950 BVGSMC

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Looking for more information about the services offered by Tapflo UK?

Our friendly team at Tapflo UK would be more than happy to assist you further with any pump solutions, delivery information or questions you have. If you need additional support on-site, you can speak to a member of the team today to organise a site visit.

Give us a call now:

02380 252 325

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