M3 Series Centrifugal Ink Pumps

Centrifugal pump with high performance volute, ergonomic design, and lighter weight, for use on mid and wide web flexo and gravure applications; especially those requiring more flow and/or higher print decks. Optional Quick Demountable motor. ATEX and CE compliant models available. Fits in 5, 10, 20, and 30 gallon tanks.

Typical Applications

For mid- and wide-web flexo and gravure applications, especially those requiring more flow and/or higher print decks.

Standard Features

  • Includes all standard and H-Series benefits

  • 1” NPT discharge

  • Mounting plate on round-hole tank lids

  • Adjustable Agitor® plate for in-tank circulation

Optional Features & Accessories

  • CE or ATEX compliance

  • Quick Demountable motor (consult factory)

  • Metric lengths and threads available

Motor Options

  • 1/2 HP, 1725 RPM@60Hz (1450 RPM@50Hz) totally enclosed electric or explosion-proof electric

  • 0,37 kW ATEX explosion-proof electric, 2850 RPM@50Hz

  • High speed (2850/3450 RPM), 50/60Hz motor. Consult factory.

  • Variable speed air motor

  • Dial-A-Flow™ variable speed electric

  • Quick Demountable motor

  • CE/ATEX Motors

Motor Voltage/Air Options

  • E, F, KE, KF, KFF, KFX, VA, VB, GAMC (#2 or #4)

Tank Options

  • 5, 10, 20, 30 gallon mild steel standard. Stainless steel optional on 10, 20, 30 gallon.


1″ NPT discharge, 7” Dia. (178mm) mounting flange, with four 13/32” (10mm) motor mounting holes on 6 1/2” (165mm) B.C.

Pump and Tank Combinations


  • Dimensions may vary because of variations between motor manufacturers. If dimensions are critical, consult factory.

  • Dimensions do not include pump handle.

* For Quick Demountable (QC) motor option, add 7 15/32” (190mm) to overall height.

Flow Rates

* Need more flow? Contact us for assistance.

Flow test performed using water with horsepower, impeller, discharge, return as shown. Flow rates measured in gallons (and liters) per minute.