Kubota trash pump leads way
AUSTRALIAN Pump Industries (Aussie Pumps) has introduced a new, robust six-inch trash pump.
The heavy duty trash pump, powered by Kubota’s 24.8 horsepower (hp) water cooled, three cylinder diesel engine has the ability to produce up to 4200 litres per minute.
Apart from its high flow capability, the big advantage of the Aussie QP60TD/ D1105 is its simplicity in design.
Wet prime trash pumps are relatively inexpensive and have less operating costs compared to dry prime pumps.
“Wet priming trash pumps allow portability and independency from a designated power source and the ability to be placed right at the water’s edge,” Aussie Pumps product manager Brad Farrugia said.
The best conditions for wet priming pumps where the suction lift is less than 8 metres vertically are open pit and sumping applications.
The Aussie QP60TD/D1105 can also be used for bypass pumping when there is sufficient retention time to allow for the pump to prime.
With features such as its big non-clog style impellers, manufactured from high SG cast iron, dirty water pumping and pumping solids in suspension is not an issue.
The hydraulic design of the impeller and volute obtains the best result in flow pressure, while the pump passes solids up to 40mm in diameter.
The pump’s six inch inlet and outlet ports allows for easy adaption of camlock or bauer style fittings, while its cleanout port is easily accessed by releasing four toggle style hinged levers.
The pump’s face plate can hinge open, making it easy for operators to clean out the bowl or service the impeller without dismantling the body or pipework.
Left over sediment can be flushed out easily with a readily accessible separate drainage port.
For long, trouble free operation, even in trash laden or muddy liquid applications, an oil bath mechanical seal is provided made of tungsten carbide.
The engine powering the pump set is a three cylinder Kubota D1105 and has a number of features including low oil, high temperature shutdown, plus an emergency stop button.
Aussie Pumps offers a free extended five-year warranty on all its range of poly pumps.
“This is a testament to the product and being powered by a high-quality Kubota powered diesel engine ensures the customer has complete piece of mind,” Mr Farrugia said.
The Aussie QP60TD/D1105 is mounted on a sturdy skid steel base, has a 60 litre long range fuel tank incorporated into the skid.
The long range fuel tank allows the unit to run up to 10 hours when running at maximum speed.
An integrated centre mounted lifting bar is also supplied.
The unit’s compact design, in spite of its high performance characteristics, allows the unit to be easily trailer mounted or transported by utility vehicle when necessary.
More information can be found at Aussie Pumps or authorised distributors throughout Australia.
Ideal for site dewatering in mines and quarries, Aussie’s new Kubota powered six inch trash pump can be mounted on a trailer or transported by utility vehicle.