A Mono Merlin progressing cavity pump is operating as part of a system that distributes the liquid from cattle slurry over farm fields in Warwickshire.
Midland Slurry Systems, a small family run business is a specialist in the treatment of agricultural and industrial waste. The system maximises the fertilising quality of cattle slurry by spraying the water content over crops and grazing areas.
Devised in conjunction with NC Agricultural Engineering, the system in place at Chesterton House Farm in Warwickshire removes water from cattle waste and feeds it into the Mono Merlin pump installed in the farmyard. The Merlin pump has the capacity to handle up to 3,000 l/h and is connected to pulser devices situated in various fields up to 1000m away. The pulser is fitted with a bladder accumulator, which discharges the liquid when the pressure reaches 71/2 bar.
The Mono Merlin progressing cavity pump was selected for its excellent solids handling capabilities, larger cavity size and self priming ability, enabling the water component of the slurry to be delivered at a constant flow rate.
Peter Russell, Managing Director at Midland Slurry Systems expressed his satisfaction at the continued reliable service from Mono, particularly in terms of technical know-how, and ability to provide spare parts quickly.
Midland Slurry Systems has installed similar units incorporating a variety of progressing cavity pumps from Mono at over 30 farms in the Midlands area.
Mono Merlin pumps are available in Australia from Mono Pumps (Australia) .