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Malawi Treadle Pump

Malawi Treadle Pump

Introduction: The Malawi Treadle Pumps is a high capacity Treadle pump designed to lift water from  shallow wells  & surface sources. It can be operated by either one person standing on the wooden treadles or 2 persons standing on opposite sides of the Handle Assembly.

Introduction: The Malawi Treadle Pumps is a high capacity Treadle pump designed to lift water from  shallow wells  & surface sources. It can be operated by either one person standing on the wooden treadles or 2 persons standing on opposite sides of the Handle Assembly.

SKI is one of the leading exporters of Malawi Treadle Pump in India and SKI Malawi Treadle Pumps are approved by the Ministry of Irrigation, Malawi.

Discharge Capacity: The treadle pump is capable of delivering at least 5000 liters of water per hour  from a depth of 5 meters while being operated by a single person having a body weight of around 60-70 kgs. It is also capable of delivering this discharge to upto 20 meters of horizontal  and 3 meters of vertical distance.However, SGS inspection of SKI Malawi Treadle Pumps has yielded consistently higher discharge rates of 6000-7000 liters / hour under conditions given above.

Maximum Depth: As with any suction pump, the pump is capable of working  upto a maximum depth of 8 meters.However, operation beyond 7 meters is not recommended to preserve the integrity of the rubber components.

Galvanizing : The pumps is fully Hot Dip Galvanized at our In- House Hot Dip Galvanizing plant as per BS-729 Standard. All fasteners are Electroplated as per the same Standard.

Welding: All welding is done as per BS 5135.All burrs and spatters are removed before Galvanizing.

Barrel Assembly: Twin Barrels of 106 mm ID made of CR sheet.

Cup Seal & Flapper Valve: Made of 100% Nitrile rubber.

Inlet & Outlet Pipe: These are made from 1 1/2” NB of OD 48 mm & Wall thickness of 3.5 mm.These are suitable to fit a suction hose of 50 mm. Both the Inlet & Outlet pipe have same specifications.

Wooden Components: Made from good quality non-warping hardwood and coated with 3 layers of wood paint.

Pulley: Made from Cast iron and can accommodate heavy polypropylene rope of upto 12 mm.

Spare Kit: Each spare kit is supplied with the following items

1. polypropylene rope

2. 4 Nos. Flapper Valve

3. 4 Nos. Cup Seal.

4. 4 Nos. spanners  ( 3 Double ended spanners of 17x19, 12x13, 10x11 and one Box Wrench of 10x11).

Packing. The packing  uses materials like High Strength HDPE Bags, Polyethene and Cardboard Boxes, Strapping etc. to ensure that the pump is protected from external elements for a long time.

Inspection: Thousands of SKI Malawi Treadle Pumps have been inspected by SGS  and exported to Malawi and found to be satisfactory as per the requirement of Ministry of Irrigation, Malawi.

 

 

A Video of Malawi Treadle Pump being used

 

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