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Centrifugal pumps are the most commonly used and popular type of pump for the transfer of low-viscosity liquids similar to water. Due to their versatility, they're often used in a wide range of applications, including agriculture, municipal (water and wastewater plants), petroleum, power generation plants, industrial, mining, chemical, and many others. Ideal for handling large quantities of liquids, they have adjustable flow rates allowing for greater flexibility. The two primary working parts of centrifugal pumps include the casing and the impeller. They work when the liquid being pumped enters the casing where the rotating impeller is located. The rotation of the impeller creates centrifugal force, causing the incoming liquid to increase in speed and pressure before exiting the casing to complete the pumping action. For corrosive environments, Zoro has chemical-resistant pumps as well as magnetic drive pumps, self-priming pumps, and more for a wide variety of applications.