We’re recruiting!

We're hiring

We’re pleased to announce that we are looking to add an experienced Mobile Engineer to our existing team.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Pump Engineer to work for a well established company within the pumping industry. The role requires a mobile engineer, which has vast experience working on site with a wide range of different pumps and pump applications.

Responsibilities:

  • Installation & maintenance of a variety of pump types, heating, sewage, storm water , booster sets and pressurisation units.
  • Completing required paperwork for service, installations, commissions etc.
  • Perform on site repairs and servicing, having some electrical knowledge would be an advantage.

The role:

  • Field service role
  • Hours 8:30am – 5:00pm Monday to Friday (overtime available)

If this position is of interest to you, please submit your CV to:

paul@cougar-industries.co.uk

Avoid inconvenient basement flooding!

Pumps for basement flooding

Flooded basements are a common occurrence, especially around this time of year.

Basement flooding can occur regularly when there is heavy rain, or a high water table- although it can actually happen to virtually anyone who has a basement, even during dry weather. If floodwater is not removed quickly, it will ruin more than just a photo album and old toys, it will permanently damage your home.

Why does basement flooding occur?

There are many reasons as to why basements flood. Flooding can occur by flow or seepage through the walls or foundation floor, from surface water sources, or by a sanitary or storm sewer backup.

It is important to remember that basements are inherently prone to flooding. They are the lowest level of a building, commonly built partly or entirely below ground level. Groundwater is water that is located below the ground’s surface. Therefore problems arise when the groundwater level can be at times, above the level of the basement floor. In some locations, groundwater can be above the level of the floor at all times.

Sewers are also located below the ground. This includes all types- storm, sanitary and combined. While in most cases, sewers are below the level of the basement, the water level in the sewers at times can also be above the level of the basement floor.

Gravity does its best to move water from high to low. If either the groundwater level or sewer level around your home is above the basement floor, gravity will try to move that water into your basement.

Other common reasons:

  • Poor lot grading: the sloping of the land is promoting water flow toward the house
  • Poorly maintained foundation: cracks have developed that allow water to seep into the premises
  • Problems with pipes: both the weeping tile and laterals have issues

Most basements require a sump pump to assist with the drainage of groundwater.

Sump pumps, when working properly and adequately maintained, can safely pump excess water above the foundation and way from it.

Here at Cougar Pumps we can supply a range of sump pumps, to suit your individual requirement:

  • A variety of submersible puddle pumps
  • Submersible sewage pumps
  • Submersible chemical pumps
  • Submersible cellar pumps
  • Automatic submersible cellar pumps
  • Stainless steel submersible pumps

Send us your requirements & we’ll quote the pump suited to your needs.

Puddle pumpSumbersible cellar pump Submersible sewage pump

 

Be Prepared- Ensure you have preventative maintenance in place prior to the winter months!

Industrial Pump System

All pump systems consist of mechanical devices which require maintenance periodically.The frequency of maintenance depends on the demands, loads of a system and how critical the application. Routine maintenance to a pump system is critical for longevity and reliability.

Common Pump Issues:

Sewage pump system failures can be caused by increasing amounts of blockages within the pumps and valves, which trigger unreliability- meaning the pump could fail at any given moment without any prior warning- and result in sewage flooding. Pump downtime can cause inconvenience to your business and emergency call-outs are often expensive and can require tankering.

Unmaintained booster sets can result in inconsistent water pressure and ultimately cause failure of your water supply. Typically on a cold water system, it will be the non-return valve or pressure vessel which fails, causing damage to the pipework resulting in erratic water pressure. A block of flats with no water supply or car wash service with fluctuating pressure soon becomes an emergency.

What are the solutions:

A well maintained pump system is far less likely to give you unexpected issues. Get the peace of mind you deserve! Rest assured that even when your system is running under maximum load, it will remain efficient.

When routine maintenance is carried out by highly trained personnel, it ensures all system components are thoroughly assessed on a regular basis, detecting any issues that are likely to arise whilst also identifying any components that need replacing to allow system efficiency.

Cougar Pumps provide customers with thorough routine pump maintenance. A variety of different service levels are available to form a tailored plan to suit the ever-changing needs of your business.

What’s included?

  •  Removal and clean of existing pump(s)
  • Bearing and impeller check
  • Assessment of non-return and gate valves
  • Pipework and guide rail checks
  • Fully electrically qualified engineers
  • Technical sales advisors who can recommend replacement pumps or components before failure

Find out more about Cougar service plans

Take action now & ensure you have a preventative maintenance plan in place for your pumping equipment prior to the winter months.

Gasket Giveaway!

Gaskets are imperative to the pump installation process; used to fill the space between two or more surfaces to prevent leakage from the joined objects whilst under compression, therefore preventing any system leakage.
For example water pump gaskets are an essential part of an automobile’s engine system. The water pump gasket consists of a  simple sheet comprised of gasket paper, silicone, rubber, felt, metal and fiberglass of plastic polymer. It’s function? To fill the gaps between the engine and the water pump in the vehicle.
Without the presence of the gasket, the coolant flowing between the water pump and the engine block would without a doubt leak out. This could lead to overheating of the engine and put strain on the components of the cooling system, which would essentially generate an array of other problems for the vehicle.
So as you can see, gaskets are a vital element of a successful pumping system.
So we’ve decided to do you a favour and supply the gaskets best suited to your purchased pump FREE of charge.
Why? Because we care about the longevity of your pump system & keeping your business running!
This offer applies during August only.
Hurry.. don’t miss it!

Having Difficulty Handling Steam Quality Levels?

Boilers and Systems

Steam quality levels can often be difficult to handle for steam boilers

But there’s a solution…

Intelligent variable speed pumps from Grundfos can maintain constant water levels in your steam boiler, helping to improve your steam quality or maintain better steam control. You can opt for direct level control and eliminate both the feed valve and bypass line. This allows you to use smaller pumps, as there is no need to compensate for pressure loss across the feed valve. All this makes for a simplified, more cost-efficient boiler system.

Grundfos iSOLUTIONS helps you with controlling steam quality:

  • Simplify the boiler system
  • Achieve consistently accurate water levels the use of control valve
  • Use smaller pumps
  • Reduce capital costs (smaller pumps and fewer components)
  • Achieve better steam quality and control
  • Reduce operational costs

All whilst being expertly tailored to your needs. When you choose Cougar Pumps & Industry Partner Grundfos, experts will work with you to tailor your feed pumps to the precise requirements of your boiler, feed water installation and your overall process. You get a single point of contact for the design, installation and maintenance of your system.

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To find out more about achieving consistent steam quality with Grundfos iSOLUTIONS.

 

 

Improve Your Industrial Water Supply With a Fully Integrated Solution

Industrial Water Supply

Whether your challenge is with pressure boosting, level control, liquid transport or filtration, intelligent pumps from Industry Partner- Grundfos- can help you build a fully integrated, fully optimised water supply system.

Grundfos iSOLUTIONS help you maintain and optimise your entire liquid infrastructure- and they can connect your water supply system to your overall process, helping you monitor and control a wide range of parameters.

With Grundfos iSOLUTIONS you can:

  • Achieve a more robust, efficient liquid infrastructure
  • Achieve ultimate system efficiency
  • Eliminate unexpected downtime
  • Meet increasingly stringent regulations for water reuse
  • Cut labour and maintenance costs
  • Have a complete overview when expansion or renovation of the water infrastructure is required

When you choose Grundfos iSOLUTIONS, application experts will work with you to tailor your pump systems to the precise requirements of your water supply system and your overall process. Together, Cougar Pumps & Grundfos will ensure your pump system connects directly to your overall process control and that it measures all the process parameters you need. Above all, you get a single point of contact for the design, installation and maintenance of your system.

Join our mailing list & find out more about improving your industrial water supply.

Is Your Temperature Control System Wasting Energy?

Temperature Control

Great Savings are Just One Step Away!

It’s no secret that pumps are at the heart of your facilities. Day in and day out, keeping your business running. But they come with a price. Not so much in purchase, but in the daily operation of the pump. In fact, 85% of the total costs of your pumps relate to the energy used to run the pumps.

But what if we told you that there’s a solution? A Grundfos iSOLUTION that helps you…

  • Take full control using fewer components
  • Save capital and operational costs
  • Save installation costs
  • Reduce noise
  • Connect to your SCADA or BMS system for total overview and control

Intelligent compact variable speed pumps from Grundfos can reduce complexity in your temperature control system or chiller unit, assisting to improve energy efficiency and save capital and operational costs. With Grundfos iSOLUTIONS you can take control of the temperature and control loop, monitor and optimise the entire cooling system.

When you choose Cougar Pumps & Industry Partner Grundfos, experts will work with you to tailor your cooling pumps to the precise requirements of your heat exchanger, chiller unit or cooling tower. You get a single point of contact for the design, installation and maintenance of your system.

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Or get in-touch, should you have a direct enquiry.

Achieve High Pressure With a Compact Washer Pump

Wash and Clean Application

The number one challenge when designing a Wash & Clean system is fitting a powerful pump into a small space- whilst still being able to deliver the pressure needed to handle sudden variations in flow. Grundfos iSOLUTIONS offer compact, high-performance pumps with optimal overload and system protection. Suitable for tough, damp environments, these intelligent solutions can be integrated into your overall system and can monitor and control auxiliary equipment.

With Grundfos iSOLUTIONS for Wash & Clean systems you can:

  • Get more pressure from a compact pump
  • Increase equipment efficiency
  • Accurately monitor the system
  • Simplify maintenance
  • Reduce purchasing, engineering, installation and commissioning costs

ALL expertly tailored to your needs.

When you choose Cougar Pumps & Industry Partner Grundfos,  experts will work with you to tailor your pumps to the precise requirements of your system design and your signature features and performance. You get a single point of contact for the design, support and service of your pump system.

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To find out more about what you can achieve with Grundfos iSOLUTIONS

Cougar Pumps take a trip to Denmark!

In Recent events, member of the cougar Sales Team & Managing Director travelled to Denmark to receive access to one of the most popular internal training concepts in Grundfos Industry.

For many years, Grundfos Industry Application Training has been used to build application competences internally in Grundfos with a great success rate.

In 2017 Grundfos decided to introduce the training to partners from Europe for the first time. The participants being 12 sales engineers from 5 UK partners (one being Cougar Pumps), belonging to the Industry Partner Community.

The training included pump theory, Grundfos iSOLUTIONS, hands-on training, key industry products and focus applications.

When asked about the delivery of the training, Managing Director- Phil Harris- said:

“The mix of theory and practical sessions allows for a deeper understanding”

We Distribute Industrial Pumps Internationally

Getting your pumps to where they need to go can be a challenging task.

Here at Cougar Pumps, we have been distributing industrial pumps for a wide variety of applications, including water supply, agriculture, land drainage and waste water across the globe since 1980.

We are pleased to offer:

  • Packing to your specification
  • Sea-freight
  • Air-freight
  • Embassy/ chamber of commerce documents
  • Certificate of Origin
  • Attested documentation
  • FOB UK port
  • Proof of delivery
  • Insurances to most destinations
  • Door-to-door shipping

Watch our latest video & find out more about how we offer a seamless export service.