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FTI Air Diaphragm Pump Installation Setups

Install your FTI Air diaphragm pump like requested by your application

FTI Air pumps have outstanding installation flexibility. While flooded suction is the most common installation, they can also be used in suction lift applications where the pump is installed above the liquid or even submerged in the liquid.

Flooded Suction

  • Most common installation type
  • Best for higher viscosity applications

Suction Lift

  • Self priming (dry and wet) pump
  • Run dry capable
  • Installed above liquid
  • High vacuum capable


  • Capable of full submersion
  • Materials of construction must be compatible with liquid
  • Muffler must be installed above liquid level