DIY Pump Sleeves help encourage water flow cooling around your pump’s motor when horizontal, and in sandy wells, encourages sand to fall down safely past the pump intake. We use the term ‘pump sleeves’ but it’s also commonly called a ‘flow sleeve’, ‘flow inducer’, and ‘pump shroud’. While DC Brushless Motors used in RPS Solar Pumps […]
Most Common Tank Plumbing Most Common Down-Hole Plumbing
You can protect your solar well pump from freezing in a few different ways: Use a pitless adapter and keep all pipe below the frost line for your area (ask around if you’re not sure what it is where you live but often 24″) Especially for pressure systems With the RPS 200 through 800 helical […]
Short on time? In a remote area without access to a hardware store? Get everything you need to install an RPS Solar Pump right to your doorstep. US Record holder: 1hr 7min from opening boxes to pumping water. CS, Missouri Tools & Equipment you’ll still need on hand for the quick install: Wire stripper/crimper Flat […]
Sensor Probes, Float Switches, Mechanical Float Valves, Pressure Switches, Wireless Sensors oh my!
Using a Float Switch for Pump Shutoff on Tank Full 3 Wire Model for Normally Open or Normally Closed Rated to 240VAC, 150VDC, 50-60Hz, 16 RPS Pro Series, Pro Irrigation, Pro Dewatering RPS 200, 400, 400v RPS 600, 800, 800V Acts as an electrical signal that the tank is full Acts as an electrical […]
Mounting your Solar Pump Horizontally Using a pond, lake or spring as a water source is common with RPS solar pump customers. While pumps can be installed and floated vertically as well, sometimes in shallower springs, ponds or spring boxes, it makes more sense to mount your pump horizontally. Your solar pump can often sit […]
This is a very common question especially when your well water test comes back with bacteria, or the cows aren’t happy with the water or the smell. Care must be taken to get accurate measurements of the water volume in your well in order to get the right ratios of bleach in order to disinfect […]