In TV Dreding’s workshop at Sliedrecht (NL), 8 irrigation pump sets were assembled for export. Delivery of these pump sets took place in February 2011.
The pump sets are stand-alone operational and are equipped with a frame integrated fuel day tank and a self-priming vacuum system for filling the centrifugal pump. During a test bank endurance test, the complete pump curve of the pump’s operational area was determent.
The pictures show, among other things, the commissioning of one of the pump sets. This pump set is equipped with a Cummins QSL 9C diesel engine and a Van Heck HK500 water pump with a capacity of 3,550 m3/hr (4,640 yd3/hr, or 261 US Gal/s). There is also a picture of the pump sets being put into service at location.
The delivery included following: