Maple Sap Pumps

Maple Sap Applications

Guzzler Pumps for Maple Sap Collection and Processing

Bosworth’s Guzzler diaphragm pumps are widely used to establish vacuum on maple sap collection lines. Unlike expensive vacuum pumps that require a separator to isolate sap from the pump, Guzzler diaphragm pumps can both establish the vacuum and transfer the sap through the pump. Guzzler vacuum pumps are available with 115VAC and 12VDC motors. The Guzzler pumps are rated at 22 in of Hg vacuum. They are available in standard gray Acetal plastic, as well as in the white (pigment-free) Natural Delrin. The wetted components of these pumps are made of FDA-approved materials for any component that comes in contact with the sap.

Additionally, Guzzler hand pumps are used to transfer syrup through maple syrup presses. Both the GH-0400N and the recently introduced GH-0500N pumps are made of FDA-approved materials for all components in contact with the syrup.

See Maple Sap Products Catalog to download a catalog of these products.

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G2 SapPuller for On the Lane Farms, Scituate, RI

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Guzzler Creating Vacuum on Maple Sap Line

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Boiling Maple Sap

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Frequently Asked Questions
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How much vacuum can a Guzzler pump produce?

How many taps can a Guzzler pump support?

Do your G2 Double Diaphragm Pumps produce a higher vacuum than the single diaphragm pumps?

Does a Guzzler pump need a separator (extractor)?

Can a Guzzler run dry?

What is the best valve to use when using a motorized Guzzler pump to create a vacuum?

How long a mainline can a Guzzler support?

Are there ways to install a Guzzler that increase the vacuum it produces?

What kind of a generator can I use for powering your 115 VAC GE or G2 pumps?

Are there 12 VDC versions of your Guzzler pumps? How long will they run between battery charges?

Can I run Guzzler motorized pumps 24/7?

Will ice damage my Guzzler pump?

How long do Guzzler diaphragms last?

What are the limitations of using a Guzzler?

Can I use a Guzzler to both create vacuum as well as "push" sap to a higher delivery point above the pump’s outlet?

I have very little vacuum in my lines. How can I tell if the pump is working properly?

My pump is not producing any vacuum. How do I determine what’s wrong?

The 115 VAC motor on my Guzzler pump runs too hot to touch. Is that normal?