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What pump for recurculating sluice? GOLD PROSPECTING

Mar 24, 2012 Thanks for the info, I have a keene a52 sluice I believe is 10 by 48. I would like the pump to be 12volt so I could set it up in the desert. Sawmill is your 2200 gph johnson pump 12volt and also wouldn't it be easier to buy a smaller pump than having to put a valve in to divert excess water, or do you do it that way in case your using it as a highbanker and need the extra power for pumping the

Pump Flow Capacity and ratings Gold Rat Highbankers

How much Flow do i need for my Sluice or Highbanker? For your average 25cm wide sluice you will want to have available in flow around 14,000 litres per hour, for a larger sluice 300-400 wide i would recommend not less than 15,000 and as high as 34,000 litres per hour.

Choosing the Right Water Well Pump Well Pump Buyer's Guide

Submersible pumps are an efficient and low maintenance way to deliver safe drinking water into your home. What Size Well Pump Do I Need? You will also need to determine the best pump size, depending on your water home needs. Pumps are rated in GPM (gallons per minute). A typical 3- to 4-bedroom home requires 8-12 GPM.

Pump Picks: How Do You Calculate Pump Size Onsite

Nov 17, 2014 Need a sewage pump? S Pumps from Grundfos Pumps can be used for transferring unscreened raw sewage or water, pumping water containing sludge or pumping industrial effluent. ABS submersible sewage pumps from Sulzer Pumps/ABS USA use premium-efficiency IE3 motors for low operating cost and reduced carbon footprint. Calculating head

FAQ -Choosing the right Pump Water Pump and Filter Sales

These pumps are the best choice when you have a positive head of pressure available to the pump.These pumps are also more than often not self priming.So if your water tank is above ground with a discharge pipe at the bottom of your tank and your pump is at the base of the tank then this is positive head pressure and great for a multistage.

What size pump do I need for my hydroponic system?

Most pumps will have a flow restrictor built in, it's just a cover that slides/pivots over the opening for the water inlet to reduce the water inlet opening size. If you need to reduce the water flow even further, the easiest way to do it is just install a “T” connector in the tubing going to your plants, just above the pump

Calculating the required water supply line size

Sep 22, 2014 Some water supply line size facts simplified. Increasing the water supply line size to just one pipe size larger makes a dramatic difference. What individuals that are not in the plumbing trade do not realize, is that understanding length and understanding area

Gold Prospecting Water Pumps GoldHog Gold Prospecting

Good Quality 1.5″ Smaller Pump POWERS: Raptor Flare Mini. Click the pic for price. This is a GREAT 1.5″ pump that delivers 57 psi and about 6000 gph. It also cuts about 25 pounds off traditional water pumps. Like all high pressure pumps YOU NEED TO PUT A FINE SCREEN OVER THE INTAKE. High pressure pumps do not like sand and gravel.

Calculating the required water supply line size

Sep 22, 2014 Some water supply line size facts simplified. Increasing the water supply line size to just one pipe size larger makes a dramatic difference. What individuals that are not in the plumbing trade do not realize, is that understanding length and understanding area

How to Size a Fountain Pump Home Guides SF Gate

Dec 27, 2018 Choose a pump that is at least one and one-half times the head height for optimal performance. For example, if your fountain is 30 inches tall, find a pump with a

Depth Guide for a Water Pump Home Guides SF Gate

Sizing the Pump. Before you can size the pump to the well, you need to know the well's depth, its static water level -- the measurement from the ground to the surface of the water -- and its

BC Placer Pumping Water

Using a Pump Without a Licence There has been a general rule that if your hand mining doesn't need a permit, you can use a water pump without a licence if the suction intake is no larger than 38 mm or 1.5 inches. The water intake must be screened see below. Using a 2 Inch Pump with a 1.5 Inch Restriction? A lot of folks own 2 inch pumps.

Pick the Right Size Swimming Pool Pump

Nov 04, 2019 Water pumps of 1, 1.5, and 2 horsepower are very common -- and for the average size pool, very oversized. Oversizing pumps have become such an issue that the State of California (a big pool state), recently enacted a law to control how big of a pump could be placed in a swimming pool.

Gold Power Sluices & Highbanking Gold Prospector Gold

A power sluice or highbanker is basically a sluice box with height and mobility and is motorized. It is mounted on a 4-legged stand that gives the sluice box the correct slope. Instead of being put right in the creek like a hand sluice, an engine with a water pump and some hoses gets the water up from the stream into the sluice or highbanker.

Water Pumps 12 Volt DC by Mayfair / Johnson

OPTIONAL: Also consider adding a bucket pump bracket very helpful in keeping sediment out of your pump for longer life. Attaches to the inside of any 5 gallon bucket and suspends your pump off the bottom. Order it at the link above, or add it from the drop down menu with your 12 volt water pump. $12.95 Choose pump size from drop down menu.

Properly Size Your Water Lines Ask the Builder

It's well worth a $500 fee, even $750, to pay a mechanical engineer to size the water line you need. It's very possible you may need a 2 or 2.5-inch diameter water line if your home is 500, or 1,000, feet from the city water main. Do NOT GUESS. You'll regret it.

Pumps for Highbankers Gold Prospectors Association of

For those into electric pumps, I saw online a mention of using a Toyota Prius electric 12V water pump. Could be a good possibility, depending on a used price from the local salvage yard. That's 2004 to 2009 model years I believe. I have a Matin m46 es sluice with a Keene hopper box on it. I was wondering what size hose do I need .

Pump Calculator

This calculator allows you to figure out the head loss for pump selection. All you do is enter your specifications and click the update button to calulate total losses for the system. Then select a pump based on flowrate and total head loss requirements.

Building A Recirculating Sluice Box For Gold Prospecting

Here is a shot of the lower end of the sluice with the water flowing. For this test run, I put the bilge pump in the bottom of the bucket and only filled it about with about 3 gallons of water. I just wanted to test everything without filling the tub up with water. In actual use this system will need about 8 gallons of water

Depth Guide for a Water Pump Home Guides SF Gate

Sizing the Pump. Before you can size the pump to the well, you need to know the well's depth, its static water level -- the measurement from the ground to the surface of the water -- and its

How to Size a Fountain Pump Home Guides SF Gate

Dec 27, 2018 Choose a pump that is at least one and one-half times the head height for optimal performance. For example, if your fountain is 30 inches tall, find a pump with a

Pump Calculator

This calculator allows you to figure out the head loss for pump selection. All you do is enter your specifications and click the update button to calulate total losses for the system. Then select a pump based on flowrate and total head loss requirements.

How I built a recirculating sluice box for gold prospecting

Water would be pumped out of the bin to the top of the sluice. Water and debris would fall back into the bin at the bottom of the sluice. This would be great! I just happened to have a bunch of IRF540s lying around. Size the fuse to match the pump you are using. A slow-blow fuse might be a good idea since pumps often have very high initial

Pick the Right Size Swimming Pool Pump

Nov 04, 2019 Water pumps of 1, 1.5, and 2 horsepower are very common -- and for the average size pool, very oversized. Oversizing pumps have become such an issue that the State of California (a big pool state), recently enacted a law to control how big of a pump could be placed in a swimming pool.

Simple Steps to Build a Sluice Box for Gold

Aug 14, 2016 This upgrade uses a pump to recirculate the same water through the system, allowing a limited amount of water to be reused. The most important thing you need to turn the sluice box you have just built into a recirculating sluice box is a pump.

Water Pumps 12 Volt DC by Mayfair / Johnson

OPTIONAL: Also consider adding a bucket pump bracket very helpful in keeping sediment out of your pump for longer life. Attaches to the inside of any 5 gallon bucket and suspends your pump off the bottom. Order it at the link above, or add it from the drop down menu with your 12 volt water pump. $12.95 Choose pump size from drop down menu.

Properly Size Your Water Lines Ask the Builder

It's well worth a $500 fee, even $750, to pay a mechanical engineer to size the water line you need. It's very possible you may need a 2 or 2.5-inch diameter water line if your home is 500, or 1,000, feet from the city water main. Do NOT GUESS. You'll regret it.

Pumps for Highbankers Gold Prospectors Association of

For those into electric pumps, I saw online a mention of using a Toyota Prius electric 12V water pump. Could be a good possibility, depending on a used price from the local salvage yard. That's 2004 to 2009 model years I believe. I have a Matin m46 es sluice with a Keene hopper box on it. I was wondering what size hose do I need .

How to Calculate Water Pump Horsepower: 14 Steps (with

Mar 29, 2019 Divide the water horsepower by this value to find the actual horsepower of the motor you need for your pump. X Research source Example: To do 0.18 horsepower of work, a pump with a 50% (or 0.5) efficiency rating would actually require 0.18 0.5

BC Placer Some Basic Rules

Water in a pond can soak into the ground or be reused or both. It is not legal to use a sluice box in a stream. Using a Pump See Pumping Water. You can use a water pump without a licence for hand mining if the suction intake is no larger than 1.5 inches.

Home clean up what size bilgde pump for a Eldorado medium

Sep 26, 2015 As the title says, Im looking at cleaning up some dirt at home and want to run it through my sluice with a water re-circulation system. For the type of sluice i have what would the best bilge pump at Litres/min would do the job efficiently, Im thinking over 120/litres with a tap system, and what size holes and spacing for the sprayer.

What Sluice Mat is Best GoldHog Gold Prospecting Equipment

Things like what type of equipment do you have, the GPH running through it, gold size in your area, etc are important. EXAMPLE: I have a Keene Highbanker- 10″ wide, 48″ long, running a 2″ trash pump rated at 8000 gph, but I measured it and the actual gph going through the sluice is 6000 gph. Most of the gold is in the 50 100 mesh

Stansport Sluice Box Header and Recirculating Pump

I have the Stansport folding sluice that his setup goes with. I am not really pleased with the water this pump puts out. For the width of 9 inches on the sluice I would say that a 1500gph (maybe even a 2000gph so it can be regulated) is needed, not the 1200gph that this comes with. And yes I do have the correct angle on the sluice.