SludgeKat™ Hydraulic-Driven, Positive Displacement Sludge Pump

SludgeKat™ Hydraulic-Driven, Positive Displacement Sludge Pump

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The Gorman-Rupp SludgeKat is a hydraulically driven sludge and slurry pump driven by a 30kW Kohler diesel engine. It has been built to tackle the toughest sludge and slurry applications, allowing for the easy passage of impurities and spherical solids up to 61mm diameter.

It is self-priming and can operate on suction lifts to 6.4m [S.G. 1.0 liquids], can produce flows to 14 litres per second and pressures to 118 metres.

Features and details include:

  • Chrome-plated steel product cylinders for extra life
  • Wiper-seal and U-ring design for superior sealing
  • Victaulic coupled joints for ease of cleaning and service
  • Four independent anti-clog ball check valves for positive sealing
  • A 150 litre fuel tank for more than 24 hours continuous operation under full load
  • 12 Month unlimited hour warranty


Gorman Rupp HSK Series The SludgeKat




Introducing Gorman-Rupp’s SludeKatTM: the ultimate solution for your most demanding pumping needs. Engineered with cutting-edge self-priming technology and hydraulic piston design, this powerhouse pump is crafted to conquer the challenges of heavy sludges, slurries, and viscous materials with unparalleled efficiency and reliability. When other pumps falter, the SludeKatTM delivers unmatched performance, making it the go-to choice for robust and dependable pumping solutions.

Our expert team is standing by for any questions you have about how best to configure your pump system.

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Data Sheet

Suction: 100 mm

Discharge: 100 mm

Solids Handling: 61 mm

Casing: Cast Iron

Drive Type: Diesel Engine

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Sludge Kat Performance Curve

SG: 1.00

Speed: 1200 – 2000


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Hydro Innovations is proud to distribute a broad range of quality, reliable and industry-leading industrial pumps and aerators.

We are also delighted to share that Hydro Innovations is proud to be the exclusive distributor of Gorman-Rupp Pumps.

Gorman-Rupp is the world leader in self-priming centrifugal wastewater pump technology, and invests heavily in R&D, and in training for their international representatives – like Hydro Innovations.

This puts us in an excellent position to make the very best recommendations for our Australian customers.

Our other suppliers, Ragazzini of Italy and EDUR of Germany, are also world leaders in their respective technologies (Peristaltic Pumps – Ragazzini, and Specialist centrifugal pumps – EDUR).

We carry a very large inventory of pumps and spare parts for all of these brands, to help us to deliver industry-leading service.

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