Oil Lifters

An oil lifter, also commonly referred to as an oil lift pump, plays a crucial role in oil-fired heating systems, particularly in situations where the fuel storage tank is located below the level of the burner or boiler.

The pump is connected to a suction line, which is submerged in the heating oil within the storage tank. The pump’s inlet is designed to draw oil from the tank. The pump creates a low-pressure zone that allows the oil to be lifted into the pump.

The primary reasons for needing an oil lifter in your oil-fired heating system include:

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