"With no moving mechanical parts to wear out, the award winning Papa Ram Pump is probably the world's simplest and most cost effective water pumping solution, delivering water up to heights of 150 meters and over long distances 24/7 without the need for electricity or fuel!"
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Also available is the Agri version of the Papa Ram Pump - for non-potable use only. 3 year warranty
Many of the world's aquifers are now in distress - pumping ground water from wells or boreholes
IS HARMING THE ENVIRONMENT!
The globally patented Papa Pump utilizes flowing surface water - not ground water -
and so does not impact on the water table.
Although its design is based on traditional hydro ram principles using the 'water hammer' effect to pressurize a portion of the flow, the Papa Pump uses patented elastomeric valves. This enabled the design of the pump to be much smaller, much lighter, more efficient and they don't contain moving mechanical parts that wear out! Our pumps are manufactured from a modern 50% glass 50% nylon composite which was specifically developed in Italy as a metal replacement - it's extremely strong and stable and doesn't corrode. We have pressure tested our pumps to 50 bar - nearly 4 times their maximum working pressure - and we can't break them!
Typical Applications for the Papa Ram Pump
Why buy a Papa Pump when it's easy to make your own ram pump?
Instructions for home-made ram pumps are easily available online and there can be no denial that they will work - up to a point. What they don't tell you is that they will require much maintenance and replacement of mechanical parts due to the pressures involved if you need to pump to significant heights. 1 bar (15 psi) pressure raises water to a height of 10 meters - the Papa Pump will deliver water up to a height of 150 meters (15 bar, 217 psi) over long distances all day long, 365 days/year. And because the Papa Pump is the only ram pump that contains no mechanical moving parts, maintenance intervals are high, are simple and are low cost. See this page for details.
If you want to know just how good our Papa Pump is, don't just take our word for it - watch the video below to see how some of our customers are saving up to $26,000 per year on their utility bills! And you can see many more videos here
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