The WITTE PUMPS guidebook

Helpful Tips & Insights for selecting a gear pump for your industrial application

The WITTE pump guide - the whole world of gear pumps

You always wanted to know how a gear pump or a magnetic coupling works? Then you find the right place. With our guidebook, we cover the topics relevant to the pump industry and try to provide answers to the questions that move the industry.


In our guidebook you will find a selection of topics related to the gear pump. It is a dynamic area that we will continuously expand. To stay up to date, feel free to check back here regularly.

Topics guide

Selection of a gear pump type

  • How does a gear pump work?
  • What are the properties of the liquid to be pumped?
  • What types of pumps are there?
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Selection of a gear type

  • What are the different types of gearing?
  • What advantages do they offer?
  • Which gearing is used for which application?
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Bearing technology

  • What are the bearing technologies?
  • What kind of role does the shaft seal play in a gear pump?
  • Which bearing technologies are used in WITTE gear pumps?
Friction bearing technology

Shaft seals

  • How does a shaft seal work?
  • What are the different shaft seals?
  • Which shaft seal is used when?