Submersible pumps are a powerful, flexible form of tool that can be used to drain both liquids (including sludge, sewage and water), as well as certain solids from an area. There are, however, a range of different formats, and choosing correctly for the right situation is not only important for efficiency, but for safety. Here’s a complete guide to helping you choose how and when to use a Submersible pump, and which form of pump you should be using.
Guide Rail Mounted
This form of pump is used where permanent pumping is required; it is set up upon a guide rail mounting.
Free standing/portable units
Whilst there are permanent Submersible pumps for particular uses, for DIY and building purposes free standing/portable units are ideal. They are free from permanent guide rails and can be installed for temporary use.
These pumps are especially popular in Australia at the moment. This submersible flexible-drive Pump is powered by a flexible shaft drive unit. There's no better way to drain footings before the concrete goes in. Flexible drive pumps are perfect for a variety of jobs in agricultural and construction applications and can be used for footings, manholes, tanks, drainage, pool excavations and waste transfer and more.
Puddle pumps are great for getting rid of those very last bits of water residue and can pump down to as low as just 1mm depth. Great for drainage and flood damage.
Petrol or diesel submersible pumps can provide for a collection of advantages, including:
Submersible pumps are incredibly flexible in relation to the projects that they may be used within, covering all manner of slurry, drainage and sewerage pumping needs. As a hire company, the most common of projects that our clients use Submersible pumps for the draining of foundations, creating the optimal environment and an area prepped for the pouring of concrete.
Our pro tips
To help you get the most out of your Submersible pump hire here are our top tips: