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Wayne CDT50 - 1/2 HP Cast Iron Submersible Sump Pump w/ Tether Float Switch

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Model: CDT50
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Primary Sumps Pumps
Switch Type
Piggy-Back Tether Float Switch

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Wayne CDT50 1/2 HP Automatic Submersible Sump Pump
Assembled in the US with foreign and domestic parts

The Hardest Working Pumps, You'll Never Hear™
Energy efficient motors & engineered design provide an ultra quiet experience

Epoxy-Coated Steel & Cast Iron Construction
Rugged, corrosion-resistant design provides long life in sump applications

1/2 HP, Thermally Protected 120V PCS Motor
Energy efficient, oil-filled design, for quiet operation and extend motor life

Piggy-Back Tether Float Switch
Provides an "On" level of 13" and an "Off" level of 7"

Unique Top Suction Design Reduces Clogging
Prevents air lock occurrences and eliminates needs for a "weep hole"

Glass Reinforced Polycarbonate Impeller
Abrasion resistant design provides efficient and reliable output

1-1/2" NPT Discharge
Complies with building-codes for residential applications

Upper and Lower Ball Bearings
Sealed oil-bath engineering for increased lifespan and virtually silent operation

Premium John Crane Carbon/Ceramic Shaft Seals & Cast Iron Seal Plate
High-quality components helps prevent leaks and galvanic corrosion

Designed For Use In 14-Inch or Larger Sump Basins
8-Foot, water-resistant power cord for easier access to power outlet

2-Year Limited Warranty

Min Sump Basin Size
14 Inch
120 Volt
Running Amps
Thermal Protection
Power Cord Length
8 Feet
Oil Free Motor
.5 hp
Housing Material
Cast Iron
Handles Solids
Float Type
Piggy-Back Tether Switch
GPH @ 0 feet
GPH @ 5 feet
GPH @ 10 feet
GPH @ 15 feet
GPH @ 20 feet
Discharge Port Size
1-1/2 Inch
Built-in check Valve
Float On
13 Inches
Float Off
7 Inches
Manual Override
19 Pounds
Product Width
9.75 Inches
Product Height
11.5 Inches
Consumer Warranty
2 Years
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  2 Questions
Q: Is this pump capable of handling water softener and washing machine discharge?

if not, which brand/model can?

by Steve K from Wisconsin on June 06, 2013

A: Generally, sump pumps are not recommended for use in a water softener and/or laundry application. Just about all manufacturers will void the warranty if the pump is installed and fails in this application. You might check out our selection of LAUNDRY / DRAIN PUMP SYSTEMS as most of these self contained systems are designed for laundry and water softener applications.
by Jim, Product Expert

Q: can a theter switch be replaced with afloat switch and what cost differance is there
by Donna from Wisconsin on April 25, 2012

A: As long as the original switch utilizes a "piggyback" style plug and the pump and switch each have their own power cord, you can replace that tether switch with any other "piggyback" style Float Switch. Please note however that most "piggyback" style floats will only work for pumps that are rated at 1/2HP and 15 amps or less.
by Jim, Product Expert

Wayne CDT50 Reviews & Ratings
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Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 5/29/12
Total Helpful Votes
11 Helpful Votes
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Sump Pumpin
The pump performed as advertised. The only critical criterion was to make sure there was enough clearance for the float switch so it wouldn't become lodged between the pump body and the wall of the sump. If this condition happened in a "high water", there is the possibility of the pump burning itself out, unless the overload switch was triggered. The main thing is: check the clearance for peace of mind.
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Stanley M.
Etters, PA
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 7/8/16
Total Reviews
5 Reviews
Total Helpful Votes
16 Helpful Votes
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Heavy Duty Sump Pump
Purchased the Wayne CDT50 sump pump to replace a 5 year old working Flotec unit. The first thing I noticed was the CDT50 was much more heavy duty. I installed the CDT50 and was impressed by the weight and the wisper quite operation. The unit has only been installed for 3 weeks but everything is working as intended.
Stanley Recommends This Wayne Product
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