Wet Prime Trash Pumps

Heavy Duty Trash HT Series

Thompson Pump HT trash pumps are your economical traditional trash pumps, specified for tough jobs where a powerful, wet-priming pump capable of handling large solids and/or abrasive material is needed. Available in 4”, 6”, and 8” with performance up to 2,600 gpm, 168 ft. of head, and solids-handling up to 3-inches. Thompson trash pumps outperform other centrifugal trash pumps on the market and cost less to operate. The quality and dependability engineered into each Thompson heavy-duty trash pump provides the lasting high performance to get the job done right. Each pump is factory tested before shipping to ensure complete dependability.

Heavy Duty Trash HT Series


  • Excavation dewatering
  • Solids entrained and sediment laden mixtures
  • Sewage transfer / Bypass projects
  • In-line booster pumping
  • Liquid fertilizer
  • Stand-by or emergency dewatering
  • Flood drainage
  • Groundwater /general dewatering
  • Water supply from wells or canals
  • Filling water trucks and pre-wet operations



  • Heavy-duty cast iron construction for long life
  • Large solids handling capacity
  • 2 or 3-vane ductile iron impellers available
  • Cast iron rubber-lined, abrasion-resistant wear plate
  • Suction port above center line of impeller
  • Quick start-up self-priming/wet prime with automatic re-priming
  • Dry running abrasion-resistant tungsten carbide mechanical seal with Viton elastomers
  • Safety shutdown control panel standard
  • Various diesel engine and electric motor options
  • Simple low-cost maintenance


* Additional Engine, Trailer and Canopy options available.

Performance Chart

Performance Chart
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