Throw Back Thursday: Vintage Brochure from the 50’s

Cornell has been innovative and efficient for nearly 75 years. This page from one of our brochures, circa 1955, shows off a feature you still find on our pumps; the ability to mount in many different configurations. Cutting edge in the 50’s, it still gives our customers the flexibility to use our pumps in a multitude […]

Tuesday Tip: Proper Sump Design

Proper sump design on wet wells and collection ponds help avoid air entrainment in pumps. That air entrainment can lead to cavitation, loss of efficiency, increased maintenance, and shorter pump life. Below are some suggestions to better design sumps to avoid problems. 

Virtual Pump School will feature a Video Factory Tour!

Watch this video done in 2017 to promote Pump School, to get a sense of the factory. We’ll not only be showing pre-recorded components of the factory, but we’ll also have machinery operators available to answer any of your questions, live. And we’ll be doing the same for test lab—one of the largest pump testing […]

Social Media Milestone—You Could Win Cornell Swag

5000+ followers for Cornell Pump on LinkedIn Cornell Pump reached a milestone on LinkedIn last week, topping 5,000 followers. We started our LinkedIn page in December 2011, and for many years had only a few hundred followers. It wasn’t until last year that we broke 3,000 followers. Through promoting blog posts, videos, tips, and more, […]

TUESDAY TIP: Good Piping Support

Good piping support is important to proper pump operation. The pump flanges should not be supporting the strain of the pipe. The weight of water is over eight pounds per gallon (about 3.8 kilograms for the same volume). Many systems have thousands of gallons of liquid in them when operating, weighing literally tons! The strain […]

Co-Pilot—Video Resource in Spanish

We have several Cornell Pump resources available in other languages, including Russian, Dutch, French, Chinese, and our most prevalent offering; Spanish!  One of our most recent Spanish translations includes our Cornell Co-Pilot® explanation video. Cornell Co-Pilot is our innovative pump monitoring system pump data. An Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) device, Co-Pilot allows users to […]

New Cornell Logoed Flange Covers

Look for new Cornell Pump flange covers, emblazoned with our logo, to start gracing our pumps. We’re adding the covers as our current stock depletes, so if you’ll start to see them on pumps shipping in the near future.

Bob Jansen Retires from Cornell Pump

Bob Jansen, Agricultural Market Manager, retires after 43 years in the pump industry, 25 years with Cornell Cornell Pump congratulates Bob Jansen who is retiring as our Agricultural Market Manager.  Bob Jansen, a well-known figure in the agricultural pump industry, retires after 43 years in the business; 25 of those at Cornell Pump. Taking over […]

Tuesday Tip: Check Your Bearing Lubrication and Temperature

Keeping your pump bearings well-lubricated can alleviate problems. These tips on bearings from our Installation and Care manual can help. IMPORTANT: Oil level must be correct before unit is started. Oil lubricated frames must be installed horizontally and level. Grease lubricated motors and frames must be maintained per instructions accompanying the pump. Grease code EP-2 […]

Eric Holtan tapped as Agricultural Market Manager

Brings extensive agricultural pump experience, troubleshooting, and product knowledge to the position Cornell Pump is pleased to announce Eric Holtan has been appointed as the Agricultural Market Manager, with responsibilities for all Cornell Pump irrigation, manure, and other related agricultural product lines around the world. Holtan succeeds Bob Jansen, who is retiring. Eric Holtan joined […]