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  1. Denver Vidler

    Denver Vidler New Member

    Mar 16, 2017
    Sunshine Coast

    Its one week since the 4 day Master Class and Kate and I made our first Airlift pump...Sooo cool to see it work.
    We had 660mm of water in our wheelie bin and were able to lift the water to 1050mm with a flow rate of 22litres per minute.

    We had compressed air hooked up, but had the valve just cracked to allow only the smallest amount of air in.

    We made it from 40mm PVC. Next we will purchase a small diaphragm pump so we can know exactly the airflow and power usage.

    Our goal is to lift water approximately 2400mm with only a pump head of 100mm. From what I have researched this is not possible. However I think I have an idea based on the science of an ice burg structure.

    Here are the pictures...

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