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The Ultimate Guide to Industrial Pump Technology

Choosing the right pump for your industry can be a daunting task. With a plethora of options available, each designed for specific applications, the selection process can become overwhelming. In this guide, we’ll delve into various types of industrial pumps to help you make an informed decision.

Centrifugal Pumps

One of the most common types of pumps used across industries is the centrifugal pump. Centex Africa provides a variety of centrifugal pumps, each designed for a specific set of applications:

  • STL Series Pumps: These are ideal for handling large volumes of fluid with high efficiency.
  • STX Series Pumps: Offering reliable operation under demanding conditions, these are perfect for challenging industrial applications.
  • STH Series Pumps: These are best for high-pressure applications where stability is key.

Specialised Pumps

When it comes to specialized industries like food processing or mining, a one-size-fits-all approach simply won’t work. Here’s a look at some specialized pump systems:

  • Hot Oil Pumps: These are often used in the petrochemical industry for moving hot oils and other high-temperature liquids.
  • Food Process Pumps: Engineered to meet stringent hygiene standards, these pumps are essential in the food and beverage industry.
  • Mining Pumps: These pumps are robust enough to handle the abrasive and corrosive substances often found in mining applications.

Submersible Pumps

For applications where the pump needs to be submerged in the liquid, Centex Africa offers a variety of submersible pumps:


Choosing the right pump is critical for the efficiency and safety of your industrial operations. By understanding the capabilities and limitations of each type of pump, you can make an informed decision that best suits your needs. For an even broader selection of pumps, feel free to explore Centex Africa’s featured items.