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Diesel Transfer System for Generator Manufacturer - Gear Pumps

Customer: Generator Manufacturer 

Application: Diesel transfer from back up tank to day tank

Location: UK

Equipment supplied

2 Qty 1" Gear pumps mounted on common baseplate for duty/standby operation.

Transferring fuel from a bulk tank installed in a basement to a roof mounted day tank.

  • Fluid: Diesel Oil
  • Capacity (Q): 50 l/min
  • Pressure (H): 85 mLC
  • Inlet/Outlet: 1"
  • Casing: GG 25 Cast Iron
  • Gears: GGG 40 Cast Iron
  • Shaft: 1050 Steel, Heat Treated
  • 2.2Kw, 1450RPM
  • 400V/3Ph/50Hz


This customer required a duplex pump set to transfer diesel fuel from a bulk tank installed in a basement to a roof mounted day tank. The total lift height was 26.5 m with a total pipe route length of approximately 80m.


We selected 2 of our 1” Internal Eccentric Gear Pumps complete with bypass valves mounted on a common baseplate. Each pump was coupled to a 2.2Kw motor running at 1450RPM to achieve the required duty.

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