FVT Series Vertical Lineshaft Turbines

Franklin Electric

From a deep-set vertical lineshaft turbine that delivers 2,500 feet of head – to turbines moving 35,000 gallons per minute – our array of pumping solutions is engineered to handle the toughest applications. This vertical lineshaft turbine is ideal for commercial, municipal or industrial settings where water supply is readily available in rivers, lakes, ponds, streams or water wells. Plus, they come in a variety of configurations, including mixed or axial flow. Outfitted with ASTM A48 high tensile cast iron bowls, investment-cast 304 stainless impellers, and bronze bearings standard, you get superior materials for proven durability, aligned with a highly efficient broad operating range.

Performance specifications

  • Size Range: 6″ (150 mm) – 42″ (1100 mm) bowls
  • Discharge Size: 4″, 6″, 8″, 10″, 12″, 14″ and 16″
  • Capacity: Flows up to 35,000 GPM (7,950 m³/hr)
  • Total Dynamic Head: up to 2,500+ feet (762+ m)
  • Operating Temperature: up to 400°F (204°C)
  • Speed Ranges: 450 RPM to 3,600 RPM
  • Power: up to 2,000 hp



  • Constructed from investment-cast 304 stainless steel
  • Choice of semi-open or enclosed impellers with broad operating range
  • Dynamically balanced to ISO standards bowl
  • Constructed from ASTM A48 high tensile cast iron (bowls greater than 15″); bowls less than 15″ are standard vitreous enamel, glass lined cast iron
  • Corrosion-resistant heavy walls are designed for long service life
  • O-ring bowl connection standard through 16″ diameter
  • Bronze standard bearings


  • Outfitted with 416 stainless steel threaded or flanged couplings
  • Product or oil-lubricated couplings discharge head
  • Standard cast iron available up to 16″
  • Fabricated heads configurable to any application


  • Specify, configure, and price your vertical turbine with FE Select
  • Compatible with a variety of motor types and drives
  • NSF/ANSI 61 certified
  • Various options in sizing, design, and material constructions can be specified to meet application needs


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