MARINE AIR CONDITIONING PUMPS
Choosing a good water pump for marine air conditioner, is basic for the good performance of the system, and also for the boat safety. DORMAIRE provides the best and with the most economic prices.
HOW DOES A WATER PUMP WORK
Circulation pump duty is taking the raw water from the sea that air conditioner will need for cooling.
CHARACTERISTICS OF SEAFLO SEAWATER PUMPS
WATERTIGHT FOR YACHT USE
One of the most important characteristics of this type of pumps is that they must be designed especifically to be installed under the water line. As you can imagine, being installed under the waterline, a breakage of it could even cause the boat sink.
In DORMAIRE we advice using first quality pumps designed specifically for this kind of use. SEAFLO pumps have a very solid construction, and use magnetic drive to ensure that pump body will be hermetic, minimizing leaking risks.
Using first quality plastic materials with high strenght, also minimize risk of water hose connections breakage.
In some marine blogs recommend using aquarium pumps instead of specific pumps for marine air conditioning because they are very cheap. Would you really put your boat at sink risk because of using an aquarium pump that isn't designed to resist the pressure of the seawater in your boat hull? A pump built with low quality plastic materials wouldn't resist constant vibrations of the hoses while sailing. To help you, we have found and sourced the pump with the best Quality/price ratio.
CAN RUN DRY
Another important characteristic of SEAFLO pumps is that can run dry. Many pumps in the market don't have this important charasteristic. Seawater pumps for marine air conditioning can easily run dry because of 2 situations:
- While at sea, air makes its way into the water inlet hose of the pump and empties it
- Suctioning a plastic bag or jellyfish blocks the water inlet of the pump
Your installation can easily meet into any of those 2 cases, and it can easily take you many minutes or even several hours finding the problem, becasue perhaps you aren't even in the boat at that moment. Probably you will not discover it until the air conditioner stops working.
The pump that you choose should be capable to resist and don't get damaged because of running dry for some hours. With a SEAFLO pump, you will only need to clear the blockage or prime the water circuit, and in a few minutes you will be enjoying again nice and fresh air conditioned, while some other pumps might get destroyed and needing to be replaced.
CONTINUOUS USE FOR BOAT AIR CONDITIONING
SEAFLO centrifugal pumps self cool down by using the same seawater that they are pumping, and thus can be used continuously even if they are installed in small spaces withpout ventilation or in engine rooms with high temperatures.
SEAWATER CORROSION RESISTANT
We give you one last reason to choose a SEAFLO pump. They are hermetic and any exposed component is made of ceramic, plastic or stainless steel. Circulating pumps are usually installed in bilges and technical spaces as the engine room, where the humidity is maximum. These pumps are designed to ressist those tough working conditions for many years, and they can even work submersed in water without suffering any damage. Avoid buying a pump with metallic construction, because they will soon get rusty and cause a large number of issues.
SEAFLO pumps are sold in 2 sizes 250GPH and 500GPH. DORMAIRE provides models to be used with a power supply of 220V and 50Hz
250GPH pump is suitable for systems up to 12000BTU
500GPH pump is suitable for systems up to 24000BTU
We are totally sure that you will preffer spending a little more and feel self confident about the safety of your boat. You can find it with the best price right here and we will deliver in 24/48 hours.
Do you feel that we know about marine air conditioning systems? Do you feel that all these explanations come from experts in air conditoning for boats? Buy online in this shop and you will get our support to assist you with any doubt or problem that you might meet during its use or installation.
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