When you buy a water pump, you will be looking for first class performance and high quality durability. The Zoeller M53 Mighty-mate Submersible Sump Pump is an ideal solution for residential pumping needs and can be used in certain commercial environments when you need to pump out unwanted water.
This pump is designed to stand the test of time and comes as one of a range of pumps from this manufacturer that shares many of the same design characteristics. The manufacturers claim that this pump is the choice of many professionals including plumbers who use it to clear waste water and effluent and can work in a completely submerged configuration.
It comes with a 9 foot power cable and has a 1/3 HP powerful motor. The motor is oil cooled that is able to deal effectively with any thermal peaks. In addition, this pump is CSA UK and SSPMA certified, as you would expect. The motor is housed in a cast iron shell and comes complete with a vortex impeller made of plastic.
Features of Zoeller M53 Sump Pump
- Hardwearing switch case made of cast iron
- Designed with no clog vortex impeller
- Discharge and passes 2 inch round solids or 1.5 inch NPT matter
- Shipping weight of 22.2 pounds
- Dimensions 7.5 x 10.2 x 10.2 inches
- 1/3 HP motor
Zoeller M53 Reputation
Whether you have a basement that is prone to leaking, should there be a heavy downpour or you need to drain your swimming pool when the water turns green, this is the pump for you. Consider that many professionals whose job is to drain unwanted water from clients’ premises carry this pump and swear by it to not cause them to disappoint their clients.
This pump is a quiet runner, in fact it is so quiet that you would not know it is operating. It is able to drain flooded areas and according to reviewers within a short period of time it will have left the area where it has been working completely dry. This pump is designed for long term use and as many reviewers like sump pump guides have owned the pump for a little more or less than a year, all they can say is that it has been working fine in that time.
The pump is able to be calibrated so that it maintains a constant water level. For example, you could set the pump to turn itself on when the water level reaches 8 inches and set it to turn itself off when the water level drops to 4 inches. This is an ideal feature when the pump is going to be installed in a drain that is at risk of overflowing, should there be a sudden increase in the amount of water caused, perhaps, by a heavy rain downpour.
The pumping rate of Zoeller M53 is 43 gallons per minute and it can be used in tandem with a Zoeller model 507 as a backup unit. The 507 will give you a further pumping capacity of 23 gallons per minute. This is an ideal solution as the 507 runs on marine batteries giving total power of 12 volts. Should the mains power supply fail during a storm, the 507 can continue to provide emergency pumping until the power is restored and the principal pump can return and swing into action.
This is a pump that offers excellent power performance to price ratio and is extremely popular with professionals as well as private users alike. With this pump, you can expect many years of satisfactory use even if you need to use the pump frequently. Considering that many plumbers and drainage specialists rely on this pump, you can conclude that this is a first class quality product!