Davey Pumps

Davey Water Products are an Australian company that manufactures and sells a wide range of water pumps. Davey water pumps include pressure pumps, submersible pumps, Engine driven pumps, Fire Fighter pumps, Pool Pumps, Borehole Pumps, Shallow Well and Deep Well pumps to name just some of the range of Davey Products. Read more.

This brief overview will only deal with one of the most common Davey pumps: Pressure pumps.

Davey Pressure Pumps

Buying the right Davey water pump for the job is critically important and most people wouldn’t be able to make that decision without some expert guidance.

There are a lot of factors that come in to play when it comes to selecting the right Davey pressure pump.

The first question to ask yourself is: what is the pump going to be used for?

For example, is it just going to be connected to a water tank so a garden hose can be attached to it so as to water the garden and wash the car or maybe it’s going to drive an irrigation system and if so, is it a drip irrigation system or a sprinkler system. Greater pressure is required to run a sprinkler system than a drip system.

Is the pump going to be used to flush the toilets and feed the washing machine or is it going to do all the above as well as provide water to the bathroom for the basins, shower and also kitchen?

If it is going to be providing water inside the house then is it single story or multiple stories and how many toilets and bathrooms are involved.

Answers to the above will help determine the flow, pressure and type of Davey pump required for the job.

The higher the flow and pressure required, the larger the pump and also the price.

Davey Home Pressure Systems

HP Water Pressure Systems

Home water pressure systems suitable for most single storey homes.

Robust and compact with whisper quiet operation.

Head pressures up to 300Kpa, Flows up to 140 litres per minute.

Strong even pressure for medium to large single or multi storey homes.

Torrium controllers provide constant flow without annoying fluctuations.

HS Water Pressure Systems

Capable of higher pressures for long pipework runs and double storey buildings.

High pressure for medium to large size single and multi-storey homes.

Low power use, quiet and compact four stage pump.

Head pressure up to 500 kPa and Flows to over 110 lpm.

Combined with the Davey Torrium pressure controller for constant water flow.

Davey Horizontal Multi Stage Systems – HM Series

All stainless steel, compact, horizontal multistage centrifugal pump and motor. The Davey Water Pumps - HM series are suitable for large flows and high pressure applications up to 425 litres per minute and pressures of up to 650 kPa.

These Davey HM series pumps are also suited to high water temperatures up to 105⁰ Celcius.

They are easily convertible to a pressure system using a Davey Torrium controller or pressure switch.

Suitable for many domestic and light commercial applications including:

  • Water supply, boosting & transfer
  • Irrigation & turf watering
  • Wash down
  • Emptying or filling reservoirs or tanks
  • Water treatment (demineralisation, filtering etc)
  • Commercial washing equipment

Suitable fluids

  • Clean, clear, non-corrosive, non flammable
  • liquids with no fibres
  • and little sand/sillica or abrasives

(maximum concentration 40g/m3).

Davey Jet Pumps

Davey XP series water pressure systems

Compact and robust, single stage jet assisted pump.

The Davey XP series is suitable for use on small to medium sized single storey homes with varying quality of water.

Models range from 25 lpm to 45 lpm and pressures up to 300 kPa.

Torrium and Pressure tank controlled.

Also available with a pressure switch and SuperCell pressure tank.

Davey XJ series water pressure systems

For medium to large size, single and multi-storey homes with varying water quality offering up to 300kPa pressure. There are 3 models available to suit medium to large homes.

Dynajet XJ pumps are an ideal home pressure system to use when drawing water from a buried or partially buried tank or a level that is below the pump.

The Davey XJ series are a Single stage jet assisted pump with Torrium or pressure switch.

Davey Silver Series Pumps

Davey Water Pumps also includes a range of less expensive/economic water pumps known as the Silver Series or Garden Range.

Davey Garden watering pumps are manufactured outside of Australia but to the exacting standards Davey have established for all their Australian manufactured products.

Davey water pumps are known worldwide for the quality and reliability, and the Garden Range has been developed to live up to this enviable reputation. While the domestic backyard may not be as harsh as the Australian outback, Davey know that reliability is just as important to its customers.

Important components like bearings, capacitors, seals, controls and tanks have all been specified to Davey standards. The range of garden watering pumps will provide a dependable, value for money investment.

Available as a manual or automatic system controlled by a press control

Suitable for connection to garden hoses, sprinkler and dripper systems

Davey Pressure Tanks

The main purpose of a pressure tank connected to a Davey pump is to stop it cycling (IE the pump turning on and off all the time when small amounts of water are required).

An example of where a pressure tank would be used is where a pump is being used to feed water to a house. If an Automatic controller was used to turn the pump on and off every time when someone wanted a small amount of water or a tap was leaking, the pump would have to turn on to send the water to the tap and turn off again when the tap is turned off. In the case of a leak, the pump would be continually turning on and off.

However if a pressure tank was fitted it would feed small amounts of water to the tap from the tank without having to turn on the pump. The amount of water held in the pressure tank varies with the size of the pressure tank. A pressure tank is a great energy saving device minimising the amount of time the pump turns on over its life. It will also prolong the life of the pump.

Davey Master Dealer

As a Davey master Dealer we advise customers on the most suitable Davey pump for the job as well as sell and service the wide range of Davey Water Pumps.

Smart Water Shop are your first port of call for any installation or servicing of Davey Water pumps.

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