Franklin Electric’s New SSI Series Offers High Flow, Corrosion Resistance, & Increased Efficiency In Harsh Pumping Applications

FORT WAYNE, Ind., May 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Franklin Electric Co., Inc. ( (NASDAQ:FELE) offers the new SSI Series Submersible Pumps as a cost-effective, high-flow option to meet the demanding pumping challenges in irrigation, agricultural, industrial, and municipal applications. Available in 6-inch, 8-inch, and 10-inch models with flows from 85 to 1300 gpm at a maximum of 1250 feet of head, this stamped stainless steel pump family is fully serviceable and corrosion resistant.

The rugged SSI Series has two unique features that allow it to maximize performance in extreme conditions. Its I-Blade technology increases the structural integrity of the pump’s internal components, pumping more water per horsepower and improving efficiency when compared to traditional impeller designs. Utilizing tungsten inert gas (TIG) progressive welding, the metal materials are mixed during the process, creating a stronger bond for durability in harsh environments.  

The entire series can be sized using Franklin Electric’s “FE Select” sizing and quoting software. Other series features include the replaceable wear rings and Nitrile rubber-fluted bearings that ensure added durability against wear for long-lasting performance and reliability.

For more information about the SSI Series Submersible Pumps or any other product within Franklin Electric’s product portfolio, visit

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.

Corp. Contact: Eric Pulley
Franklin Electric Co., Inc.
Media Contact: Valerie Harding
Ripple Effect Communications

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