1/2 HP Shallow Well Jet Pump w/ Pressure Switch, 115V/230V, Cast Iron
Mfr Part#: FJP-050
FloForce FJP-050 is a Shallow Well Jet Pump with a powerful 1/2 HP motor and Dual Voltage 115/230V capability. Most commonly used to supply fresh well water to residential homes, farms, cabins as well as agricultural structures and many others.
Shallow well jet pumps are designed to pump fresh water from depth up to 25ft and are commonly used with dug/drilled wells, ponds, lakes, etc. A foot valve is required for all installation types (except sand-point) and can be purchased separately (SKU# 527T06). A pressure gauge is optional, but recommended and can also be purchased separately if needed (SKU# 356-100PK1). We also offer a complete selection of industry's best Amtrol Well-X-Trol well tanks.
This jet pump features a 1-1/4" NPT suction inlet and 1" NPT outlet as well as (3) 1/4" NPT ports with plugs: top - for priming, bottom - for drainage, side - for pressure gauge (optional). Jet pump voltage is factory set to 230V and can be changed to 115V by turning the switch from 230V to 115V position (see installation manual). Pressure switch is factory set to 20-40 psi range and can be adjusted to operatre at 30-50 psi if needed (instructions located on switch cover).
Warranty:1 year manufacturer's warranty.
is it necessary to use a well tank with this floforce pump?
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Without a well tank (such as Well-X-Trol by Amtrol), the pump would turn On every time the faucet is opened which would shorten the lifespan of the jet pump itself, the plumbing (piping) system and would result in noticeable pressure fluctuations.
Answered on 3/25/2013 by PexUniverse Customer Service