none

SELF-PRIMING WASTEWATER PUMP SOLVES POULTRY PROBLEM

24-07-2018
by 
in 

Hazeldene’s Chicken Farm is a world-class producer of Free Range and RSPCA-accredited poultry, located near Bendigo, in Central Victoria. The company has a state-of-the-art poultry production facility and employs more than 750 people in the local Bendigo area. Its products are sold through Coles, Aldi, Woolworths, Harris farms, IGA, butcher shops, charcoal chicken stores and smaller specialty retailers.

In line with its focus on quality, Hazeldene’s was looking for a quality solution for its wastewater pumping needs. The company had previously tried several different brands of self-priming wastewater pumps, but none was able to deliver the quality of service Hazeldene’s engineers were looking for.

The requirement was for a pump capable of handling all the solids that form part of the wastewater stream in a chicken process plant (including feathers, internals, feet etc), and that was also an extremely reliable self-primer.

Hydro Innovations recommended a V3B60-B, which is part of Gorman-Rupp’s range of Ultra V Series self-priming wastewater pumps.

Adam Hazeldene, Technical Services Manager, was well aware of Gorman-Rupp’s quality reputation, and was keen to see one installed in his wastewater system, to solve the problems the company was experiencing.

The V3B60-B has a 100mm suction and 80mm discharge, and is capable of handling a 76mm spherical solid, along with stringy materials. The pump can also be placed on a suction lift up to 7.6 metres, can deliver flows to 50 litres per second, and can be relied on to prime and reprime automatically every time it is asked to pump.

For more corrosive environments, the V3B can be supplied with 316 internal components, and for abrasive applications, hardened iron materials can be fitted.

The pump was duly purchased and installed, and Adam Hazeldene has had no regrets about his purchase.

Hydro Innovations
02 9898 1800
www.hydroinnovations.com.au

 

Related news & editorials

  1. Gorman-Rupp and Hydro Innovations worked together to distribute the pumps to fire stations across Australia.
    01.03.2021
    01.03.2021
    by      In , In
    In the summer months of 2019/2020, Australia experienced one of the worst bushfire seasons on record.
    Over 46 million acres of land was burnt across all Australian states and territories. Australia experienced devastating loss with thousands of homes destroyed and an entire species of animals and... Read More
  2. The EDUR LBU 404 C120L with 5.5kW motor multi-phase pump produces consistent fine micro bubbles perfect for the operation of a DAF tank.
    09.02.2021
    09.02.2021
    by      In , In
    Traditional Dissolved Air Flotation pumping systems have so many moving parts. The components include an air compressor, pressure vessel, centrifugal pump and of course the controller to get all three components to work harmoniously.
    The disadvantages of such a complicated system are many. For one... Read More
  3. An upgrade to existing mining digger buckets was required and thanks to their ongoing association with Jaws, were able to work directly with their engineering team the installation.
    25.01.2021
    25.01.2021
    by      In , In , In
    With a long-standing history, Jacks Hydraulic Services (JHS) and Bonfiglioli recently embarked on another successful installation for a customer in the heavy-duty industry.
    Founded in 1998, JHS is a premier distributor of Parker Hannifin in Australia and incorporates other exclusive bands such as... Read More
  4. Mitch Avins will head the new location which will serve the South West Region’s major industries including mining, logging, agriculture, construction, marine and manufacturing.
    19.01.2021
    19.01.2021
    by      In , In , In
    A new Hydraulink franchise to service transport and heavy machinery is set to open in Bunbury, Western Australia, as part of the company’s plans to expand to major mining and agricultural centres.
    Mitch Avins will head the new location which will serve the South West Region’s major industries... Read More
Products
Suppliers