PENTAIR LAUNCHES BERKELEY® 6” SUBMERSIBLE AGRICULTURAL IRRIGATION PUMP SERIES FOR SEVERE OPERATION CONDITIONS

June 24, 2013
 
DELAVAN, WIS. — June 24, 2013 — Pentair Ltd. (NYSE: PNR) announced today the launch the Berkeley 6TMH-300 Series submersible pump; the first of four flow series in Pentair’s new the six-inch product offering to serve the global agricultural irrigation market. The new product offering will feature industry leading efficiencies and head per stage performance while reducing overall stage counts. The new series will consist of 5” through 10” inch sizes and 22 new hydraulic designs.
 
The Berkeley 6TMH-300 is available in 5 through 60 horsepower and covers a flow range in excess 500 GPM with head pressures exceeding 370 PSI with an overall pump efficiency of 73%.
The 6TMH series design features include 304 investment-cast stainless steel impellers, high-strength ductile discharges and motor brackets, and an adjustable up-thrust bearing with a Vesconite bearing. The turbine bowls utilize neoprene bearings and have been designed in conjunction with the impeller for maximum efficiency and minimal inter-stage loses.
 
Featuring abrasion and corrosion resistant materials for maximum performance and longevity under the toughest operating conditions, all components are 100% lead-free, and meet all U.S. federal guidelines for safe drinking water. Sales literature, including sales sheets, pricing and performance curves can be accessed through the Berkeley website (www.berkeleypumps.com), and pump selection can be made utilizing the BEC2 online pump selector tool, also accessible through the Berkeley website.
 
The 6TMH Series complements Berkeley’s existing product offering of 6” submersible cast iron and stainless steel turbines.
 
About Pentair Ltd.
Pentair (www.pentair.com) delivers industry-leading products, services and solutions for its customers' diverse needs in water and other fluids, thermal management and equipment protection.  With pro forma revenues of approximately $8 billion, Pentair employs more than 30,000 people worldwide.
 
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Pentair Media Contact:  Mike Bothwell, Sr. MarCom Mgr.  
Tel.: 262-728-7224
E-mail: mike.bothwell@pentair.com                     
 
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