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Plant Equipment - AP3036, Part 3 (1st Ed) & Part 4 (2nd Ed) - Pumping Equipment


(1st Ed) indicates that the Part/Section was in the original 1st Edition of AP3036.  (2nd Ed) indicates that the Part/Section was in the original 2nd Edition of AP3036, whilst the addition of AL? indicates which Amendment List, introduced this Part/Section following the original release of AP3036 (2nd Edition)

Millars' Centrifugal Pump, 3 in.

 Millars' Centrifugal Pump, 3 in.

Description
  1. The pump and power unit are mounted on a steel frame which is fitted with two wheels and a draw-bar.  In most instances the wheels are pneumtic tyred but certain early machines have Steel tyred wheels.

  2. On machines bearing makers serial numbers up to 17,833, the power unit is a Bamfords 5 hp gasoline engine which is coupled to the pump by belt drive.  Machines numbered from 26,157 to 26,160 inclusive are powered by a Petter gasoline engine, direct-coupled to the pump.

  3. The pump is of the cast-iron impeller type, and has a 3 in. inlet branch at the side and a delivery branch on the top, both screwed BSP.  Two 20-ft. lengths of armoured suction and delivery hose are supplied and the former should be fitted with the strainer and foot valve supplied with the machine.

Transportation vehicle -

  • 30 cwt truck.

This entry has been amended up to AL61 and AL78.

Engine

Bamfords EV5, single cylinder, water cooled, petrol engine:  Capacity - 60.3 cu in.  BHP - 5 at 1,000 rpm (governed) or

Petter, Type PA2 (W), 2-cylinder, water-cooled, petrol engine:  Capacity - 57.2 cu in.  BHP - 8 at 1,400 rpm

Pump Data

Drive

  • Bamfords engine - Three V-belts, BSS.1440 (1948), 42 in. inside circumference.

  • Petter engine - Extension shaft on crankshaft direct-coupled to pump shaft by flexible coupling.

Pump accessories - 20 ft. lengths of 3 in. dia. armoured suction hose with male and female couplings, 20 ft. lengths of 3 in. dia. unarmoured delivery hose with male and female couplings.  Foot valve and strainer.

Operating Data

With a delivery head of less than 10 ft and with the engine running at maximum speed, the output per hour for lifts from 5 to 25 ft are shown in the diagram below. Millars' Centrifugal Pump, 3 in. - Performance diagram

Data

Weight (in working order) - 1,372 lb

Overall Dimensions:

  • Length (with draw-bar or handles) - 6 ft 0 in (Bamfords engine), 6 ft 8 in (Petter engine)

  • Width - 2 ft 9 in (Bamfords engine), 3 ft 3 in (Petter engine)

  • Height - 4 ft 9 in (Bamfords engine), 4 ft 2 in (Petter engine)

 

 

Millars' Diaphragm Pump, 4 in.

Millars' Diaphragm Pump, 4 in.

  1. Description
  1. A considerable number of these machines are in use by the Service, and although they are all of similar basic design detail differences will be noted.

  2. The pump is mounted with the power unit on a steel frame, which is fitted with four wheels and a draw-bar formed to provide a handle.  On machines bearing maker's serial numbers up to 16,783. the power unit is a Bamfords gasoline engine, which drives the pump through a flexible coupling, worm reduction gear, and walking beam.  Machines numbered from 26,254 to 26,278, inclusive, are powered with Lister gasoline engines.  The earlier machines are normally fitted with cast-iron wheels, and the later ones with pneumatic-tyred wheels.

  3. The pump is of the diaphragm type, and a 20 ft. length of 4 in. dia, armoured suction hose, with foot valve and strainer, is provided.  The foot valve, which is of the clack type, is for use when operating against suction lifts greater than 15 ft.  The outlet is of chute type, and in later models this is fitted with a piped spill.

Transportation vehicle -

  • 30 cwt truck.

This entry has been amended up to AL61.

Engine Bamfords EV3, single cylinder, water cooled, petrol:  Capacity - 60 cu in:  BHP - 3 at 600 rpm (governed) or

Lister, Type BHZ2, single-cylinder, water-cooled, petrol engine:  Capacity - not stated:  BHP - 5 at 650 rpm (governed)

Operating data Output at maximum engine speed, with foot valve and strainer

 

Suction head (ft) Gall per hour
25 1,480
20 2,330
15 3,950
10 4,500
5 5,250
Data

Pump

  • Bore - 4 in

  • Gear Ratio - 10.66 to 1

  • Working stroke per minute - 80

Overall Dimensions: -

  • Length - 5 ft 6 in (Bamfords engine), 6 ft 0 in (Lister engine)

  • Width - 2 ft 9 in (Bamfords engine), 4 ft 2 in (Lister engine)

  • Height - 3 ft 11 in (Bamfords engine), 4 ft 2 in (Lister engine)

Weight (in working order) - 1,450 lb

 

See Part 12 (2nd Ed) for equipment in this section

The dates of the various Amendment Lists are shown below: -

Amendment List

Date of issue

Amendment List

Date of issue

Amendment List

Date of issue

Amendment List

Date of issue

1

 Mar 1951

26

Nov 1951

51

Aug 1952

76

 Mar 1956

2

May 1951

27

Nov 1951

52

Nov 1952

77

May 1956

3

Jul 1951

28

Nov 1951

53

Mar 1953

78

May 1956

4

Jul 1951

29

Nov 1951

54

Mar 1953

79

Jun 1956

5

Aug 1951

30

Nov 1951

55

Mar 1953

80

 Jul 1956

6

Sep 1951

31

Dec 1951

56

Apr 1953

81

Aug 1956

7

Sep 1951

32

Dec 1951

57

Apr 1953

82

Aug 1956

8

Sep 1951

33

Dec 1951

58

Jun 1953

83

Sep 1956

9

Sep 1951

34

Dec 1951

59

Jun 1953

84

Dec 1956

10

Sep 1951

35

Dec 1951

60

Jul 1953

85

Apr 1957

11

Sep 1951

36

Dec 1951

61

Sep 1953

86

Jul 1957

12

Sep 1951

37

Dec 1951

62

Sep 1953

87

Jul 1957

13

Sep 1951

38

Dec 1951

63

Feb 1954

88

Oct 1957

14

Sep 1951

39

Dec 1951

64

Mar 1954

89

May 1958

15

Sep 1951

40

Dec 1951

65

Aug 1954

90

May 1958

16

 Sep 1951

41

Dec 1951

66

Sep 1954

91

Aug 1958

17

 Sep 1951

42

Jan 1952

67

Oct 1954

92

Sep 1958

18

Oct 1951

43

Jan 1952

68

Oct 1954

93

Dec 1958

19

Oct 1951

44

Feb 1952

69

Dec 1954

94

Feb 1959

20

Oct 1951

45

Mar 1952

70

?

95

Mar 1959

21

Nov 1951

46

Apr 1952

71

?

96

Feb 1959

22

Nov 1951

47

May 1952

72

Sep 1955

97

Apr 1959

23

Nov 1951

48

Jun 1952

73

Nov 1955

98

Jul 1959

24

Nov 1951

49

Jun 1952

74

Nov 1955

99

Nov 1960

25

 Nov 1951

50

Jul 1952

75

Feb 1956

 

 

 

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