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Oceanavekid
08/31/2017, 08:15 PM
Just got a sicce 2.0 return pump. Checked and it's perfect size for my sump

I have half the plumbing done. I just need to connect the pump to the 3/4 pipe

What's the best way to do that? Unlike the mag I had it doesn't have any pace to screw on a fitting. Per someone's comment I unscrewed the barb and should be able to screw in a fitting. Definitely a noob when it comes to plumbing

Going to lowes to get the last few things. What's needed to hook up the sicce pump to my 3/4 plumbing?

Output: 568 GPH
Maximum Head Height: 6.5 Ft
Power Consumption: 35W
Inlet: 3/4" Female NPT or 3/4"-1" Hose
Outlet: 3/4" Female NPT or 3/4"-1" Hose
Dimensions: 4.84" x 3.35" x 4.13"

Specs of the pump

Lsufan
08/31/2017, 09:50 PM
U will need a pvc 3/4" male adapter. It will have 3:4" threads on one end that will screw into the pump where u unscrewed the barb. On the other end of the adapter the 3/4" pvc will slide into the adapter & need to be cemented.

I always use some kind of soft pipe for the first 12" from the pump. It will help reduce any vibrations so it usually makes it quieter. It's not as soft as some others but I usually just use flex pvc because it uses the same fittings as sch. 40 pvc.


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Gorgok
09/01/2017, 02:05 AM
To add to the above, i would have a union (simple one, no valve or anything) after the flex pvc.

Lsufan
09/01/2017, 06:40 PM
That is how I have mine setup. On one I have the union at the pump & the other one I have a section of flex pvc then the union where I switched over to sch.40.

The good thing with flex pvc is that it takes the same fittings as sch.40. So u would use the adapter eighther way. The easiest way is how gorgok mentioned, install the adapter in the pump & run the flex pvc to a union. Then switch over to sch. 40 pvc coming out of the union.

Here is a pic of both of mine so u can see what we are talking about. On both the white section of pipe is the flex pvc


https://s19.postimg.org/4xs281aov/IMG_1979.jpg (https://postimg.org/image/4xs281aov/) https://s19.postimg.org/tsg5fukwv/IMG_1980.jpg (https://postimg.org/image/tsg5fukwv/)

Oceanavekid
09/01/2017, 11:47 PM
That is how I have mine setup. On one I have the union at the pump & the other one I have a section of flex pvc then the union where I switched over to sch.40.

The good thing with flex pvc is that it takes the same fittings as sch.40. So u would use the adapter eighther way. The easiest way is how gorgok mentioned, install the adapter in the pump & run the flex pvc to a union. Then switch over to sch. 40 pvc coming out of the union.

Here is a pic of both of mine so u can see what we are talking about. On both the white section of pipe is the flex pvc


https://s19.postimg.org/4xs281aov/IMG_1979.jpg (https://postimg.org/image/4xs281aov/) https://s19.postimg.org/tsg5fukwv/IMG_1980.jpg (https://postimg.org/image/tsg5fukwv/)

I like the set up. Need to go to home dept and get some flex hose.

Lsufan
09/02/2017, 05:20 PM
If the pump is noisy then the sound is probably the pump vibrating against the sump & through some plumbing. The flex pvc reduces the vibration getting transferred from the pump. I also place a pot holder under the pump itself. If it's quiet already then u probably don't need to do anything, but if it is vibrating then the combination of the two that I mentioned work really well.


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der_wille_zur_macht
09/03/2017, 07:50 PM
For external pumps, I use the flex pvc and union method shown above. For submersibles, I typically screw a barbed hose fitting on to the pump, run a short section of soft silicone hose, and use another barb to connect to the plumbing. The fittings look like this:

http://www.usplastic.com/catalog/images/products/Misc/62001p.jpg

This provides a short, flexible section for vibration reduction (and it's flexible in case your plumbing isn't perfectly aligned). Plus, the hose barbs allow an easy disconnection method, similar to a union.