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Pumps for your house or garden

A pump is a mechanical device that supplies kinetic, potential, or pressure energy to a fluid moving through it. Its most common practical use is water transport. Depending on the application, there are a number of types of pumps. When choosing the right pump, it is necessary to clarify what kind of water it will pump (utility, drinking, or sewage water, etc.), from which source, underground (well), or surface (river, stream, pond, rainwater tank). The pumps are also structurally different:

  • Centrifugal (currently most common)
  • Vibratory
  • Screw
  • Gear

The following information should guide you in selecting the pump for the required type and then the pump output you need for your application. It is important to know where and what water we will draw from, whether from a borehole, a dug well, ev. excavated wells. It is necessary to know how deep your well is, how far the water intake point is and to what height we will transport water. The result is the sum of all values, head difference and pressure loss in the pipeline. You should bear in mind that self-priming pumps can draw water from a maximum depth of 8m. For deeper drawing a type of submersible pump must be used, which can cover a wide range of depths and flow rates. Here you can find more information about pumps for wells. There are formulas to calculate the pumps’ parameters, however, a general idea is that flow rate 4-6 m3 per hour with a pressure 2-3 bar can be considered. The current trend is to use pumps with an integrated frequency converter, which maintains a constant pressure in the house system or in the irrigation system regardless of the variable water consumption. This value is detected by a pressure sensor and transmitted to the control unit, which regulates the performance depending on any given consumption setting. These features and functions are offered by world-renowned pump manufacturers, whose products can be bought on our site. The higher retail price is many times offset by lower electricity consumption and longer life of the product.