Submersible Sludge Pumps

Sykes submersible sludge pumps are typically used in construction, power, utility, process, manufacturing and wastewater industries. When you need a lightweight pump to move contaminated water containing solids, our sludge pump range can fulfil the need.


Pump performance

  • Lightweight aluminium and stainless steel construction
  • Five models to choose from, 50mm to 100mm
  • Available in 110v, 240v or 415v
  • Plug and socket or hard wired
  • Purpose built control panels available
  • 30 depots located across the UK
  • Motor sizes from 0.75kW to 8 kW
  • Flow rates up to 28 l/s and heads of up to 35 metres
  • Small footprint for ease of positioning
  • Vortex impeller for solids handling of up to 65mm
  • Full range of accessories available

For Hire

The Sykes sludge pump range is specifically designed for applications where the fluid to be moved has a higher viscosity than water and/or contains solids up to 65mm.

Especially effective in returning activated sludge in wastewater treatment works, temporary sewage bypass pumping and emptying polluted excavations or tanks, these units are robust in design and capable of delivering months of continuous operation with no maintenance requirements.

The units boast excellent corrosion resistance, critical for the working environments, due to their aluminium and stainless steel construction. They are lightweight making them easy to handle and extremely portable.

A small footprint means that the pumps are ideal where space or access is an issue. With different voltages available, as well as being available for plug and play, these units offer the flexibility of use required to meet today’s demands. Optional automatic level control panels ensure that the pump only operates when required.

The range is available with motors up to 8kW, with discharge outlets of up to 100mm diameter and flow rates up to 28 l/s, the Sykes submersible sludge pump range is suitable for a wide variety of applications.

Whether the Sykes submersible sludge pump is to be used to remove waste from a manufacturing process or contaminated water on a construction site, our years of experience means that we can advise you on the most suitable pump for the job. We will consider the environment, location, power availability and your timescales to ensure that you get the right solution to your problem.

As well as the range of sludge pumps available we can also offer accessories including control panels, settlement tanks and discharge hoses, to provide you with all the necessary equipment to complete the task at hand.

Why choose us?

Choose us for unparalleled expertise and exceptional service.
Nationwide coverage
Our expansive depot network ensures our clients benefit from genuine nationwide coverage, meaning even the most remote locations can be accommodated with minimal fuss.
Same & Next Day Delivery
With engineers and operations teams on standby at all times, we are able to guarantee equipment is delivered efficiently and promptly.
24-Hour Service
As the UK’s leading specialist hire company, we pride ourselves on providing our customers with 24-hour nationwide coverage including a dedicated out-of-hours service that operates 365 days a year.
Worldwide Locations
Andrews Sykes has a global presence, boasting an extensive network of offices and branches in numerous countries across the world.