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FTI Air Diaphragm Pump Installation Setups

  • FTI Air AODD or Operated Diaphragm pumps - Finish Thomson - A complete range of diaphragm pumps to meet the needs of all applications whether in chemicals, for abrasives fluids, ATEX atmosphere, foodstuff... Available in Aluminum, stainless steel, polypropylene and PVDF.

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