SDS-T-128 Submersible Solar Pump
The Sun Pumps SDS Submersible Pump Series is comprised of eleven pump modules. The SDS (Model T-128) Submersible Pump is a solar powered submersible pump for lower water volumes from shallow depths. The pump operates on 12 to 30 volts DC that may be supplied from a variety of independent sources including solar panels or batteries.
Worldwide distribution reach with dealers located in: Ecuador, Puerto Rico, Tanzania, United Arab Emirates, Spain, Ireland, India, Australia.
SunPumps sells its products through dealers located in Ecuador, Puerto Rico, Tanzania, United Arab Emirates, Spain, Ireland, India, Australia
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This product can be used for water access in remote homes, campsites, for livestock, small farms or other needs beyond the power grid
Mass manufactured in Safford, Arizona . Interview with representative
Directly from the manufacturer via phone/email. Can also be ordered from authorized dealers worldwide through online Location Finder. Interview with representative
Representative estimated over 500+ in 2014. Interview with representative
SDS-T series pumps are displacement submersible pumps constructed of ryton and stainless steel and corrosion resistant. The same pumps can be special ordered with 316 Stainless Steel housings and hardware for highly corrosive water. They operate on 12 to 30 volts DC that may be supplied from a variety of independent sources including solar panels or batteries. The pumps fit in a 4” well and supplies a flow rate of up to 1.6 GPM and head up to 230 Ft.
The SDS (Model T-128) Submersible Pump has the following dimensions:
• Diameter (cm): 9.9
• Height (cm): 31.2
• Weight (kg): 4.5
• Shipping weight (kg): 5.9
Sun Pumps offers in-house repairs if necessary. They offer on-the-phone technical assistance for user repairs, and have a “Pump Service Kits” section on the website. There are also “Do It Yourself” rebuild videos available in the Media Library.
Available for purchase from manufacturer or dealers. Listed as Rebuild Kits.
Limited warranty from 12 to 18 months, if the purchasers completes and sends in the warranty registration card. Instructions and warranty information available online. Lifespan depends upon the usage, amp draw, well depth, etc. Interview with representative
• Max Flow Rate: 2.3 (GPM) 8.5 (LPM)
• Maximum Head: 230(ft.) 70(M)
• Max Watts: 146
• Max Motor Amps: 4.9
A graph of Flow Rates and Head within the possible voltage range is shown in the image below.
Performance vetted by manufacturer testing.
No hazards listed.
Water storage tank for cloudy days. Add-ons include a solar panel, pump controller, and sand shrouds.
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Green Empowerment – Solar Pumping Systems (SPS) Introductory and Feasibility Guide, based on Community Feasibility, Technical Feasibility, Resources’ Availability, Needs, Design Inputs, Flow and Lift Requirements and Size of the System.
WASH Technology Information Packages for UNICEF WASH Programme and supply Personnel has been cited by the manufacturer. requires authentication
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