Franklin adds solar drive to pump range

The FHOTON SolarPAK system utilises Franklin Electric’s proven solar technology modular design and makes maintenance simple

Franklin Electric was established in Australia in 1962 to support the water industry and since then the company has evolved from an electric motor supplier to a water systems supplier.

Franklin’s distribute one of the most dynamic drive methods available for solar pumping. It provides a quiet and clean energy method of moving and pumping water Known as the FHOTON SolarPAK, this system utilises Franklin’s proven solar technology with the latest FHOTON solar drive that comes in a small modular design.

The modular design also makes maintenance simple for the contractor and operates without a fan, filter or moving parts.

The system will operate with any three-phase AC induction motor and has a NEWA4-rated, anodised aluminium enclosure.

The entire solar package of panels, pump, motor and drive are backed by Franklin’s team of field service engineers, creating an easy way for contractors to provide ‘off-grid’ water pumping to their customers.

Franklin Electric also offers an extensive range of water pumps, submersible electric motors, variable speed drives, controls and protective devices.

Submersible bore pumps in cast iron are available from 101 through to 355mm (4 to 14-inches), in both 304 and 316 stainless steel. While submersible Electric Motors are offered in a power range from 0.37 to 400kW.

There are horizontal centrifugal pumps for domestic pressure systems, along with Industrial and Irrigation pressure booster systems. Variable speed drives range from 1.1 to 400kW.

Also in the range are vertical and horizontal multistage centrifugal pumps, along with industrial and irrigation pressure booster systems.

Franklin Electric products and solutions are avialable from an extensive dealer network across Australia.  Check their website for information or call 1300 FRANKLIN (1300 372 655).