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Azcue VM & VR Vertical Inline Centrifugal Pump

Fire Fighting Pump & Sea Water Cooling Pump

Azcue VM & VR Vertical Inline Centrifugal PumpAzcue VM & VR Vertical Inline Centrifugal Pump
Flow Rate Up to 1500M³H
Max Head (pressure) Up to 130M
Outlet Sizes DN50-250
Max Temperature 130°C

Flow Rate Up to 1500M³H
Max Head (pressure) Up to 130M
Outlet Sizes DN50-250
Max Temperature 130°C

The Azcue VM & VR Vertical Inline Pumps are larger, heavier duty vertical centrifugal pumps, with larger flow and pressure capabilities than the LN. They are ideal solutions for applications involving relatively clean liquids such as water and thin fuels, where space saving may be important. Unlike the VM, the VR single stage centrifugal pump has an additional ball bearing between the pump and motor to share the strain of operation, making it the more robust of the two within critical applications.

The Azcue VM/VR vertical inline centrifugal pump is a back pull out model, which means that the motor is able to be removed from the pump without having to completely disconnect the pump from the installation; a great time saving benefit during maintenance. Although technically close coupled, these centrifugal water pumps have a lantern bracket that provides space between the pump and motor whilst still being compact. This means that if the seal wears, no fluid will fall into the motor. This model has wear rings, which means there is small clearance between the impeller and pump casing ensuring the parts are not subjected to wear. Wearing rings are designed to be replaced periodically, preventing the more costly replacement of the impeller or casing. 

These Azcue vertical inline pumps have separate shafts in the pump head and motor meaning that if one there is ever an issue with one shaft, there is no need to replace it all; a benefit over other pumps on the market that have one continuous shaft from head to motor. The VM and VR close coupled centrifugal pumps can be supplied with an external vacuum or electric priming pump. When suction conditions are more difficult, a vacuum priming pump should be picked thanks to its ability to dry run for short periods of time. 

  • Close coupled, single stage vertical centrifugal pump
  • VR version has additional bearing between pump and motor to share strain
  • Pump manufactured in Spain
  • Marine type approved by all classification societies
  • Compact vertical design ideal for space saving installations
  • Available in cast iron, 316 stainless steel and bronze for seawater
  • Lantern bracket providing some space between pump head and motor
  • Back pull out design for simple maintenance
  • Separate shafts in the pump and motor
  • Low NPSH
  • Casing wear rings to prolong casing and impeller life
  • 230v, three phase 50Hz/60Hz motors available. IP55 as standard.
  • Available with a vacuum or electric priming pump on request
  • ATEX version available
  • Supplied flanged as standard
Marine Applications:Industrial Applications:
  • Sea water cooling pump
  • General sea water service
  • Grey water with low solid content
  • Aquaculture recirculation systems
  • Marine ballast pump
  • Low viscosity fuel and lubrication transfer
  • Boiler feed pump
  • Closed loop HVAC circulating and cooling pumps
  • General water transfer, supply and service
  • Waste water with low solid content
  • Water pressure booster pump
  • Swimming pool recirculation systems
  • Low viscosity fuel and lubrication transfer
  • Boiler feed pump

Key Benefits:


The Azcue VM & VR vertical inline close coupled centrifugal pumps are available with the following material options:

G-Cusn5ZnPb (Rg5)
G-CuSN10Zn (Rg10)
X5CrNiMO 18 10

Fleet Management

Castle Pumps have built solid relationships with many industrial pump manufacturers, which gives us confidence in our ability to meet tight project time scales. This case study illustrates this, where we were able to get two ballast pumps manufactured and marine certified in three weeks less than the industry standard lead time.



Castle Pumps received an enquiry from a new customer who needed to upgrade their ballast water system, in order to meet the 'Ballast Water Management Convention 2017' regulation. We supplied Azcue cast bronze pumps to ensure that all wetted parts that come into contact with the seawater are non-ferrous and therefore would not corrode.

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