B3HD HEAVY DURT WATER TRANSFER PUMPS - engine driven pumps

Product Code : ENG-2B

Pump application:
Our heavy duty water movers are a true workhorse and designed for continuous duty and suitable for construction and industrial work.  Now the inproved B3HD pump is available with a rotating neck and support feet.     With rapid self priming capabilities and made to transfer high volumes of water at medium to high pressures. Complete with a 3" bronze inlet (B3HD) or for better inlet flow conditions a 4" (B4HD). Solidly constructed with a durable cast iron impeller, heavy duty aluminium casing and solid bronze inlet and outlet.   
Now also available with a 304ss inlet outlet and impeller.  

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 full marine duties.

Performance data:
Performance curves are based on a kinematic viscosity value of 1mm²/s and a density of 1000 Kg/m³ at 20ºC.

- Flow rates up to 97m³/h.
- Heads up to 69m.
- Suction heads up to 8m.
- Fluids must be clean and free from suspended abrasive particles.
- Maximum fluid temperature: +35ºC.
- Maximum ambient temperature: +50ºC.
- Maximum allowable pressure in casing:10Bar.
- Rotational speed: Nominal speed 3000rpm, maximum speed 3600rpm.

- Electric start units available upon request.

- Zinc free bronze construction available upon request.

Engine:
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.



Installation:
The pump is to be installed in a horizontal position for both fixed and portable plants. These self priming 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.

Important: If the pump is intended to run at maximum flows, to minimise the change of cavitation to occur, it is important to have well designed inlet pipework. Another way to reduce any cavitation problems, is to use the B4HD pump with the larger inlet in lieu of the B3hd pump.

Caution: These pumps should never be run dry!

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