The Taco 008 Circulating Pump is designed for a number of different applications. Some regular uses of these pumps are for Hydronic Heating, Radiant In Floor and Panel Heating and Closed loop Solar Heating. The Bronze 008 can be used for a Higher head Heat recovery System, a Water Source Heat Pump and a Domestic Water Recirculation System just to name a few. The pumps’ casing or volutes are available in Cast Iron or Bronze. They have a Cartridge Assembly made from Stainless Steel, the Shaft is made from Ceramic, and the Bearings are from Carbon, the O-Rings and Gaskets are made from EPDM. The Impeller is made from a reliable Non Metallic material and the Stator Housing is constructed with Steel.
Some of the features that come with the Taco 008 pump are that they have widespread flange-to-flange dimensions; there are no mechanical seals in the pump. The 008 has a direct low drive pump, this means that the pumps runs on a low power consumption and it will save you money on the pumps operation. The 008 has a high capacity for output design, the pump has a quiet and most efficient operation plus it is virtually maintenance free.
The 008 is available in Cast iron or a Bronze construction. The connections on some other pumps are usually Sweat, NPT or Threaded but the 008 has Sweat Connections as an option, the standard on these pumps are flanged connections available in 3/4″, 1″, 1-1/4 and 1-1/2 with a 3/4″ Sweat as the option. There are 3 different sizes of the 008 available; the 008-F6 is a Cast Iron Flanged Pump with a motor capacity of 115 volts, 60 Hz, 1/25 horsepower, and single-phase and.79 amperage.
The Taco 008-BF-6 is a Bronze Flanged Pump with a motor capacity of 1/25 horsepower, 115 volts, 60 Hz, single phase and .84 amperage. The 008-BC6 is a Bronze Pump with Sweat Connections and a motor capacity of 1/25 horsepower, a 115 voltage, 60 Hz, single phase and.84 amperage. The performance data on the pumps are a flow range of 0-14 gallons per minute, a head range of 0-16 feet. The minimum fluid Temperature Allowed is 40 degrees Fahrenheit and a Maximum Fluid Temperature of 230 degrees Fahrenheit. The connection ranges are 3/4″, 1″, 1-1/4, 1-1/2 flanged connections with an n optional 3/4″ sweat.
Taco 008 pumps are primarily used for heating applications like Hydronic heating and radiant heating. With heating prices on the rise, wouldn’t you feel better knowing that you have a reliable circulator pump making sure that your heating needs are met. The way to do that is to invest in a Taco 008 Circulator Pump. If the Taco 008 is not what you are looking for then you can choose from the other eleven pumps that are in the Taco 00 Series. Each pump is rated for high efficient and will save you money on operation and on repairs if and when the time comes.