The ‘India’ range of positive displacement reciprocating cylinder type hand pumps are long established, robust products for general borehole and well applications. Designed to international standards, reliability has been extensively proved in a huge number of installations throughout the world, their heavy-duty construction being suitable for continuous operation over long periods. India hand pumps are also simple to install and maintain at the village level using basic tools and cheap spare parts and they fulfill all aspects of UNDP/World bank hand pump specifications. Basic models are offered as follows:-
India MKII – is a standard pump with 1 ¼ (Galvanized Iron) GI drop pipes and 2 ½ standard cylinder. Output is approx. 15 liters/min at up to 40m depth.
India MKIII – is standard pump with alternative of 2” GI or PVC drop pipes and 2” (Village Level Operation & Maintenance) VLOM open top cap cast iron or Afridev cylinder . Output is approximately 12 liters/min at up to 40m depth.
India Extra Deep well – Heavy-duty pump head with extended counterbalanced handle, 1 ¼ Gi drop pipe and 2 ½ high pressure cylinder. Output is approximately 10litres/min at up to 90m depth.
India Force lift– Modified head with sealed water chamber to accommodate a 10m surface lift to an adjacent tank or water point with 2” GI or PVC drop pipes and 2” VLOM cast iron or ‘ Afridev’ cylinder. Output is approximately 10 liters/min at up to 40m depths
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