Franklin Electric Co

Franklin Electric Co., Inc. (NASDAQ: FELE) recently announced the launch of the next generation of Little Giant® 5-MSP compact submersible utility pump. The new pump offers the same compact size yet features a new motor designed to boost the pump’s overall performance and efficiency. The 5-MSP, originally launched in 1980, is considered a workhorse among landscape Read more

Franklin Electric Co., Inc. (NASDAQ: FELE) recently announced the launch of the next generation of Little Giant® 5-MSP compact submersible utility pump. The new pump offers the same compact size yet features a new motor designed to boost the pump’s overall performance and efficiency.

The 5-MSP, originally launched in 1980, is considered a workhorse among landscape professionals, homeowners and hobbyists, who trust it for general water circulation in ponds, fountains, water displays and hydroponics. Among the most compactly sized and highest pumping capacities of any submersible pump on the market, it delivers proven power along with dependable operation.

Now, Little Giant is improving these iconic features with the next generation of the 5-MSP. “Our goal was to offer the same little stature that Little Giant is known for but create a bigger impact in terms of performance and value,” says Jeff Wilder, North American plumbing product manager. “The new 5-MSP is nearly identical in core features and aesthetics to the original, but at the heart of it is much more powerful and built for the future.”

This new “heart” is a permanent split capacitor (PSC) motor that operates without oil–creating a more environmentally stable unit that is better suited for outdoor living applications. It also runs more efficiently, delivering the same or better pumping capacity than the original 5-MSP, but at greater depths, and offers continuous-duty rated for reliable 24/7 operation.

Core features such as the stainless-steel motor shaft and an epoxy powder coated aluminum body, mirror those found in the original 5-MSP. Also much like the original, the next generation of the 5-MSP is still the pump of choice to be used for any commercial, industrial, and home applications where water must be transferred or recirculated.

For more information about the 5-MSP or other Little Giant branded products, visit www.littlegiant.com.

Franklin Electric Co., Inc. (NASDAQ: FELE) announces the launch of the Little Giant 12E Series ½ HP Effluent Pump for dewatering, water transfer and septic wastewater removal. The Series’ rugged design and reliable features make it ideal for the most challenging deep vault effluent applications. Performance is key with the new pumps, which are engineered specifically Read more

Franklin Electric Co., Inc. (NASDAQ: FELE) announces the launch of the Little Giant 12E Series ½ HP Effluent Pump for dewatering, water transfer and septic wastewater removal. The Series’ rugged design and reliable features make it ideal for the most challenging deep vault effluent applications.

Performance is key with the new pumps, which are engineered specifically to tackle water demands deep underground. At the heart of each unit is a unique cloverleaf intake that allows for higher flow with 3/4″ diameter solids handling. The rugged cast-iron impeller works just as hard, delivering superior clog resistance. Surrounding it all is a heavy-duty epoxy-coated cast iron housing that stands up to the most extreme elements, including cold-weather climates where deep septic wells are common.

Continuous duty rated, the energy-efficient PSC motor also includes thermal overload protection for reliable performance. Available in with either a manual (12E-CIM) or automatic (12E-CIA-RF) switch option, the 12E Series comes backed by a three-year warranty.

Franklin Electric is a global leader in the production and marketing of systems and components for the movement of water and fuel. Recognized as a technical leader in its products and services, Franklin Electric serves customers around the world in residential, commercial, agricultural, industrial, municipal, and fueling applications.