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Product Highlight: Delavan Electric Diaphragm Pumps

Posted by Sprayer Depot on Mon, May 02, 2016

Electric diaphragm pumps, like ShurFlo and Delavan, are widely used in a variety of spraying applications. They are inexpensive, offer low-cost maintenance, and can effectively perform many jobs with ease. They are commonly used in spot sprayers, small skid sprayers and other spray equipment where spraying long distances is not needed. Due to their pressure rating limitations, electric pumps are not the best choice for spraying tall trees, roofs or high elevation areas. Customers looking to reach great heights will be better served by using a gas engine driven pump.

Electric pumps are great for greenhouse spraying to reduce fumes, or for quiet applications where noise levels could pose a problem such as spraying early morning around neighborhoods or through quiet zones. 

Delavan PowerFLO Electric Diaphragm Pumps

In case you are not familiar with this brand of pumps, let’s share a brief introduction. Delavan is a Minnesota based company, which manufactures electric diaphragm pumps, roller pumps, centrifugal pumps, and hydraulic cylinders.
PowerFLO is Delavan’s popular line of 12V electric diaphragm pumps featuring 5 different series: 2200, 7800, 5800, 5900 and FB2. Flow rates run from 1 gpm to 7 gpm with pressure ratings of up to 100 psi. Delavan PowerFLO series offer three different styles of pumps, automatic-demand, bypass, and On/Off switch.

Check out this comparison chart for more information on common features:


Please note that depending on your pump model and series, the technical specifications may vary. You can browse our inventory of Delavan PowerFlo pumps directly on our website.

Delavan PowerFLO pumps are an economical and quality option for your sprayer. Another great advantage is they offer increased corrosion resistance due to the Viton valves and Santoprene diaphragm, making them capable of handling different liquids.

Selecting the Best Pump for You

If you still need help deciding, or if you have questions that we didn't cover, leave your questions in the comment box below. If you'd like to talk to someone directly, contact our helpful Customer Service Technicians today!

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