Product Update: Standardization on Sand Fighter Construction, 6-Inch Submersible Motors


To better achieve Franklin Electric’s Key Factors of Success, with focus on Availability and Quality, we have 6In Standard Well Motorstandardized our product offering for 6-inch submersible motors. We have discontinued production and stocking of water well construction, 6-inch submersible motors in favor of Sand Fighter® construction, 6-inch submersible motors.

Standardization Details

  • Production of 6-inch water well construction models ceased on April 2, 2018, and the remaining inventory will be offered for sale until stock is depleted. 
  • Stocking levels of replacement shaft seals (Order No. 305426002) will be maintained for field repair for five years. 
  • No pricing changes to the Sand Fighter models will be implemented with this update. 
  • Sand Fighter models are equipped with Franklin Electric’s exclusive Sand Fighter sealing system for sand or other abrasives that provides superior performance in all applications. 
  • SubTrol™ heat sensor is standard on Volt-X Sand Fighter models. 

If you have questions concerning the conversion to Sand Fighter construction, 6-inch submersible pumps, please contact your local Territory Manager, Field Service Engineer, or the Franklin Electric Technical Service Hotline at 800.348.2420.