Questions & Answers
How do I prevent the windmill from over pumping the borehole?
What is the ideal speed of a windmill or powerhead?
How to adjust the stroke length to reduce the load?
How do I determine what size pipes to use with a borehole cylinder?
How do I determine the size of the windmill wheel?The more volume of water required and the higher the total head, the larger the windmill wheel will have to be. One has to determine how much the column of water and the pump rods weigh before you can choose a windmill wheel size.
|Size of Wheel||Approximate weight it can lift|
|8 foot wheel||250kg|
|10 foot wheel||380kg|
|12 foot wheel||550kg|
|14 foot wheel||700kg|