Vaughan Co. Inc.
Vaughan has over 50 years of proven experience building the chopper pump, with over 20,000 units in service. All Vaughan chopper pumps are guaranteed to pump without plugging.

Address

364 Monte-Elma Rd.
Montesano, WA 98563-9723
United States
Toll-free: 360.249.4042
Phone: 360.249.4042
Fax: 360.249.6155

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Products + Services

Vaughan offers portable pump packages, including dry prime horizontal end suction chopper pumps in 3- to 16-in. models, wet prime horizontal end suction Triton screw pumps in 3- to 12-in. models and wet prime self-priming chopper pumps in 4- to 10-in. models. The company has partnered with Premier Pump and Power to supply pumps on either a trailer- or skid-mounted platform powered by either a... more
  • Vaughan offers portable pump packages, including dry prime horizontal end suction chopper pumps in 3- to 16-in. models, wet prime horizontal end suction Triton screw pumps in 3- to 12-in. models and wet prime self-priming chopper pumps in 4- to 10-in. models. The company has partnered with Premier Pump and Power to supply pumps on either a trailer- or skid-mounted platform powered by either a... more
  • The patented Floor Washer System is similar to Vaughan’s Foambuster nozzle/deflector, but with the deflector moved from below the nozzle to above it. The inverted splashplate spreads nozzle flow out across a floor in a fairly wide path to wash settled grit, sand or debris into a sump where a dewatering chopper pump can pump it out. The system is useful for attacking deposition problems in CSO... more
  • The Rotamix system offers effective hydraulic mixing, providing the customer with low operating and maintenance costs, efficient breakdown of solids, and reliability and product support. more
  • The Rotamix system sets the standard for hydraulic mixing, providing the customer with low operating and maintenance costs, efficient breakdown of solids, and Vaughan’s reliability and product support. more
  • Vaughan Co. introduced its line of self-priming chopper pumps, ideally suited for lift stations, scum wells, portable cleanout, or any retrofits of clogging pumps. Vaughan Company Inc. is the only manufacturer of a self-priming chopper pump. The new high-efficiency chopper impeller design allows priming up to 24 ft. These self-priming chopper pumps cover a wide range of applications with flows up... more
  • The Triton screw centrifugal pumps combine the benefits of Vaughan’s superior pump designs with the advantages of high efficient, non-clogging performance. The Triton screw centrifugal pump’s open channel impeller is ideal for handling thick sludges, large or stringy solids, shear sensitive fluids and delicate or highly abrasive materials. more
  • Vaughan’s Rotamix system is a cost-effective means of mechanical hydraulic mixing that consists of an engineered arrangement of floor-mounted nozzles fed by a Vaughan Chopper pump. Using custom engineering software, each application is analyzed and sized by Vaughan in order to achieve the desired mixing effect. The Rotamix system maybe be applied in circular, rectangular or oval tanks... more
  • Vaughan Chopper Pumps incorporate increases in efficiency and offer improved reliability when handling tough stringy solids. With over 25,000 units in service, the Vaughan Chopper Pump has not only proven its value in problem solving but also established itself as a reliable alternative to conventional pumping. Over the years, product reliability has allowed Vaughan to guarantee the... more
  • Triton screw centrifugal pumps combine the benefits of the company’s pump designs with high efficiency in a non-clog design. The pump’s open-channel impeller is ideal for handling thick sludges, large or stringy solids, shear-sensitive fluids, and delicate or highly abrasive materials. more
  • Triton screw centrifugal pumps combine the benefits of the company's pump designs with high efficiency in a non-clog design. The pump's open-channel impeller is ideal for handling thick sludges, large or stringy solids, shear-sensitive fluids, and delicate or highly abrasive materials. more
  • The Vaughan submersible recirculator chopper pumps offers a method of reducing and conditioning solids in pits where large non-clog pumps are installed that cannot handle the large amounts of rags and flushable consumer products in today's modern sewage. more
  • These self-priming chopper pumps are ideally suited for lift stations, scum wells, portable cleanout and retrofits for clogging pumps. The new chopper impeller design allows priming up to 24 ft, covering a wide range of applications with flows up to 6,000 gpm. Booth #3719 more
  • Vaughan’s Rotamix system is a cost-effective and low life-cycle cost process mixing system available for digesters, sludge storage and other high-volume applications. Combining both principles of uniform and vortical rotation, the mixing system optimizes solids contact with its unique dual rotational zone mixing pattern. It also improves volatile solids reduction, increases gas production,... more
  • Vaughan’s vertical recirculator chopper pump provides preconditioning, mixing and pumping. The recirculation valve allows selection between recirculation and discharge of any 3- to 6-in. vertical wet well chopper pump, and nozzle orientation is adjustable horizontally and vertically. An optional electric valve actuator allows total automation of the system. more
  • These self-priming chopper pumps are ideally suited for lift stations, scum wells, portable cleanout or any retrofits of clogging pumps. The new high-efficiency chopper impeller design allows priming up to 24 ft. These pumps cover a wide range of applications, with flows up to 6,000 gpm. They offer guaranteed nonclog operation. more
  • Vaughan’s vertical recirculator chopper pump provides preconditioning, mixing and pumping. The recirculation valve allows selection between recirculation and discharge of any 3- to 6-in. vertical wet-well chopper pump, and nozzle orientation is adjustable horizontally and vertically. An optional electric valve actuator allows total automation of the system. more
  • Vaughan’s vertical recirculator chopper pump provides preconditioning, mixing and pumping. The recirculation valve allows selection between recirculation and discharge of any 3- to 6-in. vertical wet well chopper pump, and nozzle orientation is adjustable horizontally and vertically. An optional electric valve actuator allows total automation of the system. more
  • The Rotamix process mixing system uses solids-handling equipment and technology to provide hydraulic mixing systems for digesters, sludge storage tanks, sludge blend tanks, equalization basins and anoxic zones. The technology of the Vaughan chopper pump combined with an analyzed placement of fixed-position glass-lined mixing assemblies provides dual-zone mixing with a vertical-axis vortex,... more

Videos

Disposable Products Demo
Chopper Pump Demo Video
Vaughan: Chopper Pumps


Chester, Ill., Keeps Its Head Above Water

The city of Chester, Ill., was getting only about six months’ life out of the mechanical seals in their former non-clog lift station pumps. While replacing seals twice... more

Dual Digesters in California Town

Fairfield-Suisun Sewer District (FSSD) in California installed a Vaughan Rotamix hydraulic mixing system next to an identical anaerobic digester with a 7-year-old gas... more

Retrofitting Chopper Pumps at Packaged Lift Station Reaps Benefits One Year Later

Jim Wilson, Vaughan Co.'s longtime local sales representative in northern Indiana, was reading the newspaper one morning when he discovered an article about major... more

Centralia, Wash., Lift Stations Use New Chopper Pumps for New Sewage

The Jefferson Street Pump Station at the city of Centralia, Wash., had a problem demanding a cost-effective solution. According to Greg Boone, lead collection technician... more

The Invisible Sewage Plant

If you go looking for the Muddy Creek-Westbourne High Rate Treatment Facility in Cincinnati, the first thing you’ll notice is—you might not notice it at all. more

Reaping the Benefits

The “new sewage”—raw sewage with floor wipes, hand wipes and miscellaneous plastics—has been causing non-clog sewage pump plugging problems for municipalities not just... more

Excellent Customer Service for the Holidays

The North Tahoe Public Utility District (NTPUD) in California serves residents and vacationers in the Lake Tahoe area. Vaughan Co. provided a 50-hp, 1,750-rpm model... more

Product Categories

Pumps, Solids Handling; Pumps, Submersible; Pumps, Sump; Pumps, Grinder/Chopper

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