The new LifeStar MV pumps from Hayward Flow Control are a game changer in global aquatic and animal life support pump performance and versatility. Engineered for heavy-duty durability, the LifeStar®MV sets a new standard of pump performance. With Best In Class hydraulics, the LifeStar®MV pumps are the first 3" pumps to achieve hydraulic efficiency of 350 GPM and heads to 100' (7 HP model), while saving more energy than any comparable pump on the market.The LifeStar®MV features a modular corrosion resistant Glass Filled Polypropylene (GFPP) housing and oversized strainer basket for flexible installation and ease of service. A silicon carbide/silicon carbide shaft seal and all wetted hardware manufactured from 316 Stainless Steel are standard for superior life cycle in aquatic applications. Heavy-duty TEFC motors are standard for all sizes and models. The LifeStar®MV is also available with a variable speed drive integrated into the motor housing.