A fantastic high-head pump in its working clothes but efficient - Delivered to Lismore in NSW.
It has an extra air chamber on the discharge side and a genuine Southern Cross electric 3 hp motor fitted. There are some pumps that are always in demand and this Southern Cross 2.5" x 5" high-head pump is up there with the best of them.
This pump has been:
- Stripped down
This pump has been fitted with:
- New parts:
- Valve Rubbers
- Cylinder Liner has been honed.
- Valves have been refaced.
This pump has the added benefit of having a large, extra air chamber on the discharge side of the pump to help overcome any friction that may happen when pumping to such a high head.
The electric motor attached is 3 hp and is a genuine Southern Cross build - they last forever and this one has been completely checked out and is fully operational.
The configuration of the wet-end makes these pumps very heavy! Attached is a PDF document showing more detail of the configuration of the valve setup - the assembly is complete in the first photos and the components and gradual fit-out is progressively shown from the last to first photos.
Download PDF Here.
Suction and discharge on this pump are both 1.25".
Our information says that they have:
- A head of 500 feet
- At 50 strokes per minute (260 rpm at the pump) they will deliver 500 gallons / 2250 litres per hour.
- Only need a 4 hp electric motor to drive them to the maximum head
- The equivalent in petrol or diesel would be approximately double
This pump is on consignment and is pretty much in as-received condition.
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