Our heavy duty fire pumps are a true workhorse and designed for continuous duty when it really matters. With rapid self priming capabilities and made to transfer high volumes of water at medium to high pressures. Complete with 3" bronze inlet (A3HD) or for better flow conditions a 4" inlet (A4HD). Solidly constructed with a durable cast iron impeller, heavy duty aluminium casing and solid bronze inlet and outlet. Available complete with a variety of diesel or petrol drive units that are easily maintained for a long service life. Also available in a bare shaft configuration. This pump can be supplied with a Zinc free Bronze casing and impeller for pumping salt water.
Performance curves are based on a kinematic viscosity value of 1mm²/s and a density of 1000Kg/m³ at 20 degree
- Flow rates up to 97 m³/h
- Heads up to 69m
- Suction heads up to 8m
- Fluids must be clean and free from suspended abrasive particles
- Maximum fluid temperature: +35 degree
- Maximum ambient temperature: +50 degree
- Maximum allowable pressure in casing: 10 Bar
- Rotational speed: Nominal speed 3000rpm, maximum speed 3600rpm.
- Electric start units available upon request
- Zinc free bronze construction available upon request.
Engine options available are in diesel and petrol from the following manufacturers.
Honda petrol: 11 to 23hp single and V Twin engines with recoil or electric start.
Subaru petrol: 13.5 to 22hp engines with recoil or electric start
Vanguard petrol: 13 to 22hp engines with recoil or electric start.
Kohler petrol: 12 to 20hp single and V Twin engines with recoil or electric start.
Subaru diesel: 8.5 to 9.4hp engines with recoil or electric start.
Yanmar diesel: 10hp engines with recoil or electric start
Hatz diesel: 12.6 to 13.9hp engines with electric start
Lombardini diesel: 10 to 21hp engines with recoil or electric start
The pump is to be installed in a horizontal position for both fixed and portable plants.These self priming fire pumps require water in the pump case only for the initial pumping operation. No water is necessary for subsequent pumping when the casing contains water. For maximum efficiency, make the piping as short and straight as possible.
Caution: These pumps should never run dry!