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Taco Introduces its Pro-Fit Family of Replacement Parts for Bell & Gosset and Armstrong Pumps


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At the AHR Expo 2005, Orlando FL - To serve the needs of both contractors and wholesalers for quality replacement parts, Taco has introduced its new Pro-Fit ™ family of replacement parts, specifically designed and built to fit both Bell & Gossett and Armstrong pumps.

The new Pro-Fit line includes a total of 37 high quality parts. These parts include motors, bearing assemblies, a universal seal kit, heavy-duty couplers and impellers. All are guaranteed to fit all Bell & Gossett and Armstrong pumps with fractional HP motors up to _ HP.

“There’s a huge installation base of residential and light commercial B&G and Armstrong pumps out there that Taco intends to tap with our Pro-Fit line of replacement parts,” says Tom Lawrence, Taco’s senior vice president of sales and marketing.

“Pro-Fit parts are of the highest quality and durability, all American made. With the Pro-Fit line we can now offer installers and stocking wholesalers a consolidated and simplified family of parts. That means less parts to stock, and less parts to carry around,” says Lawrence.

Maintenance-Free Motors
Pro-Fit motors are supplied to Taco by Baldor and include 11 models ranging from 1/12 HP up to 3/4HP. Their permanently lubricated, ball bearing construction make Pro-Fit replacement motors maintenance-free. All Pro-Fit motors come with rigid steel mounting cradles with resilient motor mounts for easy alignment of motor and pump shaft.

Heavy-Duty Bearing Assemblies
Five heavy-duty Pro-Fit bearing assemblies replace all Bell & Gossett and Armstrong seal/bearing assemblies, reducing the number of SKUs that wholesalers have to stock. For example, Pro-Fit model number BRG-B-100 replaces six different Bell & Gossett bearing assemblies. Universal bearing assemblies are bronze-fitted with S/S faceplates for use on open or closed systems. Their rugged die-cast aluminum construction ensures proper alignment with the motor shaft for longer bearing life.

Replaceable Bearing Cartridge Kit
Pro-Fit bearing assemblies are designed with one universal replaceable bearing cartridge. This allows one cartridge kit to be used to service every Pro-Fit bearing assembly, simplifying parts inventory for contractors.

A Universal Seal Kit
Pro-Fit offers one universal seal kit to fit all models with _” pump shaft. Ceramic and carbon surfaces are designed for extended wear and long life.

For more information on Pro-Fit replacement parts, call Taco at 401-942-8000 or visit Taco online at www.taco-hvac.com.