There are different types of water pumps in Kenya, and I bet you know quite a number. For this article, we wish to write about all of them, but I’ll focus on one, which is the diesel water pump. If you want to know more about this type of pump, here you go; this article is for you. Make sure you keenly read and get all your questions answered in the few minutes you will dedicate to reading this article.
This type of water pump uses diesel to generate power, just like any other pump would use petrol, electricity or solar. A vacuum is created just after the engine has been started as its impeller spins to draw or sprinkle water,
This type of pump has different parts that execute other functions.
There are many parts, but I’ll explain three out of the many that I haven’t mentioned.
Impeller An impeller is made up of a silver disc and a rotating iron.
Its role is to transfer power from the part that drives water.
It accelerates the water to the outlet or nozzle from the centre of rotation.
This part of the pump ensures enough water in the pump to facilitate cooling off the engine when it’s too hot as a result of too many tasks performed. It receives its power through a fan belt making it efficient for it to perform water circulation.
The engine in this type of pump is the mother of all its functions. Thus, without the engine, the pump cannot execute its role as the owner may want. This is the only part that keeps the pump running.
Features to consider before purchasing a diesel water pump
Before making any diesel water pump purchase, one has to consider its efficiency since some don’t work out well as expected and also consider the bulk of the work that will be performed.
No one would want to purchase something that’s not durable. The durability of an item will also impact the work done in business or for any other purposes.
You can’t buy something you can’t work with or tend to; make sure that if you can’t manage it, find someone skilled enough to handle it.
Always consider the price of a diesel water pump before deciding to purchase .different types, and brands come in different costs and separate outlet charges differently. Do research on the internet, read magazines and other sources that benefit you.
Diesel water pumps are more efficient and can do a lot of work for a long period. Regarding fuel consumption, it depends on the work volume and the pump type purchased. It is estimated that a diesel water pump uses around 50-75 litres of diesel in a day of work.