LabTecta eliminates 52% of bearing failures

LabTecta®66 is a labyrinth design bearing protection seal, which is proven to increase equipment reliability in pumps, electric motors, fans, pillow blocks, steam turbines and gearboxes.
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Pump Engineering Data Book 

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Engineering specification reference for the application of pumps.

Metro Pumps and Systems, Inc.

  • Products

    Products supplied to the oil & gas, power generation, general industry, chemical processing, and marine markets…

  • Engineering

    Engineering consulting services provided to optimize pump performance, reduce energy expenses…

  • Services

    Shop and on-site repairs, engineering, installation, and preventative maintenance services offered…


What we do

Metro Pumps is the only local pump equipment provider that offers highly responsive cradle-to-grave service combined with unmatched engineering expertise and experience.

Pump Talk

We’ve Made Buying Motors Easy!

Posted by: Jaime Eigner | Posted on: August 13th, 2015 | 0 Comments

Just take a digital picture of your existing motor’s nameplate and email it to That’s it, you’re done! You will receive a quote for your replacement motor the same day!

Industrial & Commercial Motors
More than 100 years of motor design experience ensures U.S. MOTORS® brand motors provide reliability and long life when used in harsh process industries such as water/wastewater treatment, oil, gas and refining industries. These motors are constructed of high quality materials and manufactured in a state-of-the-art ISO 9000-2000 facility.

U.S. MOTORS® brand motors provide round-the-clock reliability and maximum efficiency, improving your operation by: reducing energy consumption with Premium Efficient products, increasing equipment uptime by designing the right motor the first time, eliminating wasteful maintenance by using quality components throughout the manufacturing process.

For all your Industrial and Commercial motor needs, the U.S. MOTORS line has a product you can trust for your application. Product Highlights:

• Vertical HOLLOSHAFT®          • Titan® Horizontal
• Vertical Solid Shaft                     • Inverter Duty
• NEMA Horizontal                        • Drives



Vertical Turbine Pumps – Fear of the Unknown Part 4

Posted by: Jaime Eigner | Posted on: March 26th, 2015 | 0 Comments

“The pump has been installed and now it’s time to mount the motor and make the equipment ready for startup.”

Vertical pump motors will differ based on equipment design and options ordered.  The motor will be supplied as a vertical solid shaft or vertical hollow shaft motor.  Larger industrial pumps or pumps with mechanical seals are normally supplied with a solid shaft motor.  Hollow shaft motors are supplied when lower horsepower is required and packing is most likely used.  The motor supplied will dictate the type of drive coupling arrangement and how the pump’s impeller lift setting is adjusted.

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