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Irrigation pumps: General information
A pump for irrigation has evolved over time to become indispensable equipment in our day to day life. It is specialized machinery that suctions water under high pressure to a designated location, usually a lawn or farm within a specific radius. In farming, such water is dispensed to the crops on the farm to ensure that they grow well and healthy. The pumps are either installed next to the field or the farm or tracked by a tractor or other vehicle.
Pumps are available in various technical specifications to suit different applications and terrain. It is important to be informed about the water volume and pressure requirements and the cost efficiency of your irrigation pump. Irrigation must be designed to meet ones specific needs.
Whether one wants a pump for large or small scale irrigation project, the first thing to consider is the water source and power requirements. Most dealers are usually ready to advise their clients on the suitable pump for their irrigation needs. The most common type of an irrigation pump is the centrifugal model which has a uniform gadget called the pump impeller. It operates by using centrifugal force to rotate trapped water between the vanes before a sprinkler releases it into the pipes. Its main characteristic is that it is designed to pump water above the ground. Other notable categories are propeller pumps, deep well turbines among others. A water source is either from under the ground in the form of wells or from a tap on the surface.
In 1898, Mr Rudolf Diesel invented the diesel engine whose invention became a viral phenomenon turning him into a millionaire within a short period. His invention led to the design diesel and electric motors that were made to propel water in the farmlands to irrigate the fields among a myriad of other notable uses.
Berkeley Pumps is a leading brand in irrigation technology followed by Signature Control Systems, Hayward Tyler Group is the market leader in Europe for irrigation pumps. Other notable giants in similar trade are Netafim and Ningbo Cacheng Machinery & Electric.