K-VS™ Heavy Duty Vertical Sump Pump

K-VS™ Heavy Duty Vertical sump pump is designed for handling abrasive and corrosive liquids and slurries, while submerged in sumps or pits. Suited for applications requiring greater reliability and durability than conventional vertical process pumps can offer.

The K-VS™ pump range is available in various standard lengths to suit common sump depths, offers a wide range of configurations allowing the pump to be tailored to a specific application. Wetted components are available in a wide range of alloys and elastomers. KETO selects the optimum combination of materials for maximum resistance to wear in the required application.


  • Standard setting depths: from 0.9 m to 2.4 m
  • Range from: 38 mm (1.5”) to 250 mm (10”)
  • Flow rates to: 1,195 m³/hr (5,261 USgpm)
  • Total head to: 58 m (190 ft)


  • Mineral processing
  • Chemical processing
  • Coal preparation
  • Effluent handling
  • Gravel & sand


  • Setting depths from 0.9m to 2.4m
  • Concentric casing minimises shaft load over wide operating ranges and reduces wear
  • Simple installation
  • Cantilever design so there are no submerged bearings or shaft seals
  • Cast bearing housings result in increased critical speeds and lower vibration levels than legacy equipment
  • Can run dry (snore) continuously
  • Large impeller passages means a reduced risk of blockage
  • Top and bottom inlets are suitable for snore conditions, with no need for priming and self venting
  • Available in a pre-fabricated conical sump with quick clean facilities
  • Replaceable strainers allows for easy maintenance
  • Bearings are interchangeable with KETO horizontal pumps, reducing inventory levels
  • Ease of maintenance

K-VS™ Series Coverage Chart



  • Icon.png (3)

    Product Data Sheets

    K-VS™ Heavy Duty Vertical Sump Pump

  • Icon.png


    KETO Company Overview Brochure

Back to top