DAB WATER TECHNOLOGY

For over 40 years, DAB has been a main player in the sector of the technologies for the movement and management of our most precious resource, water. DAB offers technological solutions capable of ensuring reliability and efficiency, and to optimise energy consumption in residential building service, commercial building service, agricultural and irrigation applications. DAB puts people at the centre of every action, strategy and development plan.

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DAB PUMPS

WATER TECHNOLOGY

For over 40 years, DAB has been a main player in the sector of the technologies for the movement and management of our most precious resource, water. DAB offers technological solutions capable of ensuring reliability and efficiency, and to optimise energy consumption in residential building service, commercial building service, agricultural and irrigation applications. DAB puts people at the centre of every action, strategy and development plan.

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DConnect the true digital revolution

We have combined the power of digital services with our know-how about pumps to provide complete solutions for the remote control of residential and commercial systems. Unlock the full potential of remote control for residential and commercial systems – download the app now and experience the seamless integration of digital services and pump expertise at your fingertips.

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From the Blueprint Up: Preventing Clogged Drains in Your Development

Clogged drains can be disastrous for any development, leading to costly downtime and potential health hazards. At DAB we understand the importance of a well-functioning wastewater system.

Planning for Smooth Flow:

Here are some key considerations to remember as you start planning your wastewater management system.

• Wastewater System Design: During the planning phase, it is important to conduct a thorough analysis of the building’s projected wastewater volume and usage patterns. This ensures the system is adequately sized to handle peak flows without backups.

• Smart Layout: The layout of the wastewater system is crucial. It is important to prioritise straight pipe runs with minimal bends and junctions where clogs are more likely to occur. Proper pipe gradients are also essential to maintain consistent flow velocity and prevent solids from settling.

• Material Selection: The right materials make a big difference. It is recommendto use high-quality, durable piping materials like cast iron or PVC that can withstand wear and tear and resist corrosion from harsh chemicals.

Built in Preventative Measures with DAB Pumps:

• Grease Interceptor Integration: For restaurants and food service establishments, it is recommended to integrate grease interceptors into the wastewater system design. These traps capture FOG before they enter the main lines, preventing buildup and potential blockages downstream.

DAB Sewage Pumps: When gravity isn’t enough, strategically placed DAB sewage pumps FX Range & FKV can be incorporated into the design. These heavy-duty submersible pumps are designed to handle wastewater containing solids, efficiently transferring effluent from lower levels like basements or restrooms to the main drainage line. DAB pumps are known for reliability, durability, and ability to handle challenging wastewater conditions.

FX Range – The design focuses on reliability and strength. Mechanical seals are enclosed to prevent contact with liquids. Components like stainless steel motor shafts and special coatings ensure durability. New, compact motors offer high resistance to blockages and steady performance. They can even operate partly submerged for tank draining. The four models available are as follows: 

• Drenag FX: Drainage pumps featuring rubber coatings to minimize wear from sand and abrasive particles. Ideal for flood-prone environments requiring high head capabilities.

• Grinder FX: Pumps equipped with a robust stainless steel grinder system, suitable for high-pressure sewage water transfer and cost-effective narrow piping installations.

• Feka FXC: Pumps equipped with anti-clogging channel impellers, designed for drainage and effluent/sewage water transfer. Capable of handling solids up to 50mm with reduced presence of long fibers. 

• Feka FXV: Pumps featuring a patented super vortex impeller for enhanced performance. Maintains high efficiency in handling large solids and long fibers, ensuring unobstructed passage.

The pumps are easy to maintain with accessible parts and universal spare components. A new impeller design boosts efficiency and reduces power usage, maintaining a wide passage for debris. Accessories simplify upgrades and replacements, while installation is made easier with a smaller size and threaded connections.

NgPanel and the DConnect app allow remote monitoring and control, even from afar. They provide real-time data and alerts, helping to manage and respond to system issues promptly. This smart technology ensures constant oversight and proactive measures against potential flooding, crucial in today’s changing climate.

FKV
The FKV submersible pump is engineered for efficient wastewater and sewage removal in various settings including residential, commercial, and industrial areas. Its vortex impeller boasts a non-clogging design, maximizing solid handling capability. These pumps feature a robust cast iron vortex impeller with an innovative anti-clogging profile, ideal for handling fluids containing long fiber solids, gases, and slurries.

Key features include a double cartridge mechanical seal with SiC/SiC silicon carbide on the hydraulic side and SiC/C silicon carbide on the motor side, suitable for diverse operational conditions. The pump is driven by a high-efficiency three-phase asynchronous motor with a squirrel cage rotor, achieving IE3 efficiency class.

Operating within a pH range of 6.5 to 12, the FKV can handle up to 20 starts per hour. It is equipped for continuous S1 motor operation when fully submerged or S3 operation with intermittent immersion. Additional features include a water infiltration sensor in the oil chamber (optional), overtemperature sensors in the motor windings, and long-life lubricated bearings rated for a minimum of 50,000 hours.

The pump incorporates a stainless steel motor shaft for enhanced durability and fatigue strength. Available in nominal powers ranging from 1.1 kW to 11 kW, an ATEX version ensures safe operation in potentially explosive environments. The maximum installation depth is 20 meters with an appropriate cable length, and for applications involving liquid temperatures above +40°C, consultation with the sales office is recommended.

Cleanout Access Points and Maintenance Planning:

• Cleanout Access Points: Strategic placement of cleanout access points throughout the system allows for easy inspection and maintenance. This allows plumbers to quickly identify and address clogs before they cause major problems.

• Maintenance Planning: Collaborating with construction, engineering, and planning teams to create a comprehensive wastewater system maintenance plan is crucial for ensuring the system’s longevity. This includes regular inspections, cleaning schedules, and recommendations for professional hydro-jetting services to remove accumulated debris.

• Educating Building Owners:  Empowering building owners. Installers should provide clear guidance on proper waste disposal practices and staff training to minimise the risk of blockages caused by non-flushable items.

By prioritising a well-designed and well-maintained wastewater system during the construction phase, the risk of costly blockages can significantly be reduced. This proactive approach, incorporating reliable solutions like DAB pumps, ensures a smooth-running building, minimizes downtime for businesses, and contributes to a more sustainable and healthy environment.

Contact DAB through the contact form below to discuss any pump needs you may have for your development.

Building Your Home’s Self-Sustainable Water Supply

Winter brings its own comforts and challenges, but in South Africa, water restrictions can be a year-round concern. The idea of rationing showers and resorting to the dreaded “toilet bowl refill from the pool” scenario is daunting. However, there’s an alternative. By investing in a self-sustainable water supply system, you can achieve water independence and environmental friendliness, ensuring your taps flow even during unexpected shortages.

From Rain to Ready: Building Your Water Arsenal

Creating your own water source isn’t a futuristic fantasy. There are several options to consider, each with its own benefits:

Rainwater Harvesting: This popular method collects rainwater from your roof and stores it in a tank. You’ll need gutters, a diverter, and a first-flush system to remove debris. The DAB Divertron is an excellent choice for this setup. It’s a submersible pump with integrated on/off electronics, ideal for domestic water supply, irrigation, gardening, and rainwater reuse. It can be installed in tanks and wells up to 12 metres deep.

  • New high-efficiency impellers and an optimized mechanical seal reduce power consumption by 30% while enhancing performance.
  • Direct access to the condenser simplifies installation and maintenance.
  • A retractable handle and hook facilitate easy movement and lowering into tanks or wells.
  • The non-return valve ensures quick, safe installation and immediate priming.

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Borehole System: If you have access to groundwater, a borehole system can be a reliable option.

Spring Collection: If you have a natural spring on your property, you can collect spring water using a spring box and piping system, following a careful assessment of flow rate and water quality.

Making Impure Perfect: Water Treatment Essentials

The water you collect might not be drinkable right away. Depending on your source, treatment might be necessary. Here are some common methods:

  • Filtration: Removes impurities like sediment, chlorine, and some bacteria. Options include sediment filters, carbon filters, and reverse osmosis systems.
  • Disinfection: Kills harmful microorganisms. Common methods include chlorination, ultraviolet (UV) light treatment, and ozonation.

Storing Your “Liquid Gold”

Once treated, you’ll need a tank to store your precious H2O. The size depends on your water usage and local rainfall patterns.

Bringing the Flow Home: Distribution and DAB’s Smart Home Solution

A pump and piping system will be crucial to distribute water throughout your home. For deeper wells or homes with specific pressure needs, consider the DAB Esybox Diver, which offers smart home solutions.

  • The Esybox Diver is the first electronic submersible pump with an integrated Variable Frequency Drive and a user interface for remote control.
  • The DConnect app allows you to personalize settings, check consumption, and set alarms and pressurization directly from your smartphone or tablet.
  • The DConnect Box 2 provides access to the DAB cloud service, making the Esybox Diver the first submersible pump with a display.

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The Final Touches: Keeping Your System Safe and Sound

  • Water Testing: Regularly test your water source to ensure its safety.
  • Backup System: Consider a backup plan like a municipal water connection or a smaller emergency storage tank.
  • Permits: Depending on your location, permits might be required for rainwater harvesting or well drilling.

By carefully considering your needs and researching available options, you can create a self-sustainable water supply system that provides peace of mind and independence. No more scrambling for buckets during water restrictions – you’ll be in control of your water usage year-round.

Ready to take the plunge? Research local regulations, assess your water needs, and explore the different water collection, treatment, and storage options available. With a little planning and the right pump from DAB pumps, you can build a self-sufficient water system that keeps your home hydrated and you in control.

Conquer Low Water Pressure: Solutions for Improved Flow in Your Home and Garden

Low water pressure can be a frustrating experience. From weak showers and slow-filling bathtubs to inefficient appliances and struggling irrigation systems, it can hinder your daily routines and affect the health of your garden. Luckily there are solutions with DAB pumps to help you achieve optimal water pressure for household and garden use.

Understanding the Problem: Why is your water pressure low?

Several factors can contribute to low water pressure:

● Municipal supply: Sometimes, the issue lies with the main water supply from the city or town, which may be experiencing limitations due to infrastructure constraints or peak usage.

● Distance from the source: Homes located further from the main water line often experience lower pressure.

● Clogged pipes: Build-up of minerals and sediment over time can restrict water flow.

● Leaking pipes: Hidden leaks can steal pressure, impacting overall flow.

● Pressure-reducing valve (PRV): While essential for protecting plumbing systems, PRVs can sometimes be set too low, limiting pressure.

Solutions for a Pressure Boost: Where DAB Pumps Come In

DAB offers a range of pumps specifically designed to address low water pressure concerns, catering to various needs and applications:

1. Jetcom Auto: This variant features an automatic controller that turns the pump on and off based on pressure demand, ensuring efficient operation and saving energy.

2. KPF Auto and K20/41 Auto: These centrifugal pumps are suitable for boosting pressure in homes with deeper wells or complex plumbing systems. They offer higher flow rates and are also equipped with automatic controllers for added convenience.

3. Esybox Mini3, Esybox, and Esybox Diver: These compact and versatile electronic pumps are ideal for boosting pressure in domestic applications, tanks, and rainwater harvesting systems. They are quiet, user-friendly, and feature automatic pressure management.

4. K30/70 Auto and K35/100 Auto: These multistage centrifugal pumps are powerful solutions for boosting pressure in larger homes, farms, or irrigation systems. They are robust, reliable, and come with automatic controllers for effortless operation.

5. K Single/Double series: These centrifugal pumps are perfect for drawing water from wells or tanks and boosting pressure for various applications. They offer different horsepower options to suit various needs.

Additional DAB Technologies for Enhanced Performance:

● Impeller: This is the heart of the pump, and DAB’s innovative impeller designs ensure efficient water flow and optimal pressure.

● Auto Controller: These controllers automate pump operation based on pressure demand, preventing unnecessary starts and stops, extending pump life, and saving energy.

● Active Driver: This advanced technology in select DAB pumps continuously monitors and adjusts motor speed to match water demand, further optimizing energy efficiency and reducing noise levels.

Choosing the Right DAB Pump for You:

Selecting the ideal DAB pump depends on various factors, including:

● Water source: Well depth, cistern size, or municipal supply

● Desired pressure increase: How much pressure boost is needed

● Flow rate requirements: How much water needs to be delivered per minute

● Application: Household use, garden irrigation, or other specific needs

Consulting with a qualified plumber can help you assess your situation and choose the most suitable DAB pump for your specific needs.

Conquer Low Water Pressure: Solutions for Improved Flow in Your Home and Garden

Low water pressure can be a frustrating experience. From weak showers and slow-filling bathtubs to inefficient appliances and struggling irrigation systems, it can hinder your daily routines and affect the health of your garden. Luckily there are solutions with DAB pumps to help you achieve optimal water pressure for household and garden use.

Understanding the Problem: Why is your water pressure low?

Several factors can contribute to low water pressure:

● Municipal supply: Sometimes, the issue lies with the main water supply from the city or town, which may be experiencing limitations due to infrastructure constraints or peak usage.

● Distance from the source: Homes located further from the main water line often experience lower pressure.

● Clogged pipes: Build-up of minerals and sediment over time can restrict water flow.

● Leaking pipes: Hidden leaks can steal pressure, impacting overall flow.

● Pressure-reducing valve (PRV): While essential for protecting plumbing systems, PRVs can sometimes be set too low, limiting pressure.

Solutions for a Pressure Boost: Where DAB Pumps Come In

DAB offers a range of pumps specifically designed to address low water pressure concerns, catering to various needs and applications:

1. Jetcom Auto: This variant features an automatic controller that turns the pump on and off based on pressure demand, ensuring efficient operation and saving energy.

2. KPF Auto and K20/41 Auto: These centrifugal pumps are suitable for boosting pressure in homes with deeper wells or complex plumbing systems. They offer higher flow rates and are also equipped with automatic controllers for added convenience.

3. Esybox Mini3, Esybox, and Esybox Diver: These compact and versatile electronic pumps are ideal for boosting pressure in domestic applications, tanks, and rainwater harvesting systems. They are quiet, user-friendly, and feature automatic pressure management.

4. K30/70 Auto and K35/100 Auto: These multistage centrifugal pumps are powerful solutions for boosting pressure in larger homes, farms, or irrigation systems. They are robust, reliable, and come with automatic controllers for effortless operation.

5. K Single/Double series: These centrifugal pumps are perfect for drawing water from wells or tanks and boosting pressure for various applications. They offer different horsepower options to suit various needs.

Additional DAB Technologies for Enhanced Performance:

● Impeller: This is the heart of the pump, and DAB’s innovative impeller designs ensure efficient water flow and optimal pressure.

● Auto Controller: These controllers automate pump operation based on pressure demand, preventing unnecessary starts and stops, extending pump life, and saving energy.

● Active Driver: This advanced technology in select DAB pumps continuously monitors and adjusts motor speed to match water demand, further optimizing energy efficiency and reducing noise levels.

Choosing the Right DAB Pump for You:

Selecting the ideal DAB pump depends on various factors, including:

● Water source: Well depth, cistern size, or municipal supply

● Desired pressure increase: How much pressure boost is needed

● Flow rate requirements: How much water needs to be delivered per minute

● Application: Household use, garden irrigation, or other specific needs

Consulting with a qualified plumber can help you assess your situation and choose the most suitable DAB pump for your specific needs.

Irrigation Solutions for a Profitable Bottom Line

Optimising water usage is not only a key environmental factor for businesses, but a necessity for a profitable bottom line. Precision irrigation has emerged as a powerful tool for industries to conserve resources, improve efficiency, and maintain sustainable operations. In this article we explore the importance of precision irrigation in construction, engineering, and commercial sectors, and how DAB Pumps empowers businesses to implement effective solutions.

Understanding the Need for Precision

Traditional irrigation methods often lead to water waste, uneven distribution, and inefficient resource allocation. The intricate task of water management requires a more nuanced approach, one that tailors water delivery to the specific needs of each application. Precision irrigation achieves this by:

  • Monitoring soil moisture and climate conditions in real-time, automatically adjusting water delivery based on actual needs.
  • Utilising high-efficiency pumps and systems that minimise energy consumption and maximise water utilisation.
  • Providing targeted irrigation to specific areas, eliminating waste and ensuring optimal plant growth or dust suppression.

As a leading manufacturer of reliable high-performance pumps, DAB Pumps offers a diverse range of solutions for industrial and commercial irrigation needs. We don’t claim to be irrigation experts, but we provide the: the pumps that power efficient and effective systems.

Tailored Solutions for Every Industry:

  • Construction sites: Robust submersible pumps handle abrasive water-dust mixtures for effective dust suppression.
  • Greenhouses: Energy-efficient centrifugal pumps deliver precise water pressure and flow for optimal climate control and plant growth.
  • Landscapes: Silent and adaptable surface pumps provide gentle irrigation for delicate gardens and water features.

The Advantage You Can Count On:

  • Durability: Built to withstand demanding industrial environments, DAB Pumps offer long-lasting performance and reliability.
  • Efficiency: Cutting-edge technology minimises energy consumption, reducing operating costs and environmental impact.
  • Adaptability: With a wide range of flow rates, pressures, and configurations, DAB pumps cater to diverse irrigation needs.
  • Expertise: Our team of experts helps you select the ideal pump and system for your specific application, ensuring optimal performance.
  • Reliability: DAB offers a 24 month guarantee on all products, including spare parts, against construction material and processing defects.
  • Strategy: Planning a project is key to the successful outcome, DAB expertly guides your project planning for optimised results.

Sustainable Success with DAB Pumps:

Partnering with DAB Pumps brings you more than just equipment. We offer support and guidance throughout the irrigation process, helping you achieve sustainable water management and optimise your operations for maximum profitability. 

Discover the DAB range:

  • Jet/Jetinox/Jetcom pumps: Ideal for heavy-duty applications requiring high pressure and flow.
  • Esybox Max: Silent and energy-efficient above-ground pump for gardens and landscaping.
  • K Single/Double Impeller: Flexible options for a range of flow and pressure requirements.
  • KDN: Submersible pumps for demanding situations involving water-mixed liquids.

Take the next step towards water efficiency and operational excellence with DAB Pumps. Contact us to find out how we can assist you on your next project. Let’s make every drop count!

Sources:

ESYBOX LINE INSTALLERS QUESTIONNAIRE

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