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BX5000 Filter System
The BX5000 provides a maximum flow rate of 5000 gallons (19,000 liters) per hour. Use it stationary on one tank or move it from tank to tank. Multiple body lengths (8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18 and 20 inch) enable use of the BX5000 in tanks with varying solution levels and depths.
   The BX5000 comes complete, preassembled, ready to operate and includes the items shown in the labeled photo below. For best results in most metal-finishing solutions, use the BX5000 with our Permacore Magnum Reusable or Poly-Spun Disposable filter cartridges in the appropriate length. Click here to see BX5000 video.

BX5000 Labeled Photo

BX5000 Specifications
Pump: Available in CPVC, polypropylene, PVDF (Kynar), and stainless steel as pump materials of construction. Standard inernal shaft is made of 303 stainless steel covered with Teflon heat-shrink tubing. For solutions that aggressively attack stainless steel, a titanium-tip or Hastelloy-276C-alloy-tip shaft that threads onto the impeller is available on special-order basis. Click here for help selecting material of construction.
Flow Rate: 5000 gallons (19,000 liters) per hour at 60 Hz. A flow-rate reduction of about 18% is typical when operating at 50 Hz.
Pressure: 27 feet (8.2 meters) of head pressure.
Weight: About 29 pounds (13 kg) in CPVC, depending on pump body length
Motor: Epoxy coated, TEFC, Thermally Protected. Electrical cord is 12 feet long (3.6 meters). Select from the following motors:
(1) Single phase, 3/4 HP (560 watt), 115/230 V, 9.6/4.8 A, 60 Hz, 3450 RPM
(2) Single phase, 3/4 HP (560 watt), 110/220 V, 9.2/4.6 A, 50 Hz, 2850 rpm
(3) Three phase, 1 HP (760 watt), 220/460 V, 3.0/1.5 A, 60 Hz, 3450 RPM. (Note: There is an additional charge for three-phase motors).

BX5000 Pump-Body Length
All Flo King pumps are manufactured in different pump-body lengths to accommodate the freeboard (distance from top of tank to solution surface) and, in many cases, tank depth. To ensure priming and proper operation, solution must be 4 inches (10 cm) or more above the Weep Hole on the BX5000 pump body. The Impeller is located just beneath the Weep Hole and must be submerged in solution for the pump to operate. See this link for photo explanation.

Specify length of pump body when ordering. If you are not sure which length is required, supply all of the information requested at this link and we will recommend a system.

Or see this link for do-it-yourself guidance.

BX5000 Dimensions
To determine the pump-body length of a BX5000 you already have, measure the "A" Dimension (from bottom of Motor Base, where pump is mounted on tank, to center of Discharge Port, where solution is expelled from pump). Then see table below for corresponding pump model.

Flo King BX5000 Drawing

"A" Dimension Pump-Body Length*
8-3/4 inches (22 cm) BX5000-8
10-3/4 inches (27 cm) BX5000-10
12-3/4 inches (32 cm) BX5000-12
14-3/4 inches (37 cm) BX5000-14
16-3/4 inches (43 cm) BX5000-16
18-3/4 inches (48 cm) BX5000-18
20-3/4 inches (53 cm) BX5000-20

* Stainless steel BX5000 available only in 14" pump-body length.

In-Tank Space Requirements
Most customers use the BX5000 with 45-Degree High-Flow Elbow and Outlet Extension installed on the Discharge Port, where solution is expelled from the pump. As shown here, about 6-1/2 x 10-1/2 inches (16.5 x 26.7 cm) of in-tank space is required for this arrangement. The Elbow and Outlet Extension allow you to direct solution flow where desired. The Outlet Extension also streamlines flow from the High-Flow Elbow.

BX5000 with Elbow in Tank


Without the 45-Degree Elbow and Outlet Extension attached, about 6-1/2 x 7 inches (16.5 x 17.8 cm) of in-tank space is needed, as shown below.


BX5000 without Elbow


Below is a view of the Motor and Motor Base.

   The BX5000 has a Swiveling Impeller Housing that rotates 360 degrees, allowing you to position the Discharge Port, Elbow and Outlet Extension in any position.

Swiveling Impeller Housing

  When used for filtration, the BX5000 is almost always used with a Double Cartridge Holder to hold two filter cartridges at once instead of just one. A Quad Cartridge Holder to hold four filter cartridges at once is also available. See photos below.


Double and Quad Cartridge Holders


  The BX5000 includes a Universal Bracket to secure the pump on tank mounting surfaces up to 3 inches (7.6 cm) thick and 7-3/4 inches (19.6 cm) wide. Use a Phillips-head screwdriver to loosen the two screws, slide the Universal Bracket in or out to the desired position, then tighten the screws.


BX5000 Universal Bracket


BX5000 Parts
Click this link for photos and descriptions of more BX5000 parts and accessories.

BX5000 Repair Parts
Select this link to view photos and descriptions of BX5000
Repair Parts

BX5000 Filter Cartridges
See this link for filter cartridge mounting photos.

Flo King BX5000 Flow Rate

BX5000 provides flow rate of up to 5,000 gallons per hour (19,000 liters per hour).


BX5000 Operator

Versatile BX5000 installed on cleaner and rinse tanks.

BX5000 with Cartridges

Use BX5000 with two or four filter cartridges.


Versatile BX5000

Use BX5000 in one tank or as a utility pump in several tanks.


Flo King Materials of Construction

CPVC (gray in color) and polypro (white) are most popular BX5000 pump materials of construction. Also available are PVDF/Kynar (lower left) and stainless steel. Click here for SS pumps and parts photos.

bx5000 install

BX5000 is ready to
install in minutes.

BX5000 with SIFCA

With optional Slide-In Filter Cartridge Adapter (SIFCA) accessory, you can change filter cartridges without moving pump from the tank.

BX5000 SIFCA Operator

Operator removes filter cartridges from BX5000 using optional SIFCA accessory.