Hand Pump

India Mark II  – Hand Pump

The India Mark II (IM-II) Pump is a robust conventional lever action handpump. It is designed for heavy-duty use, serving communities of 300 persons. The maximum recommended lift is 50 m. The India Mark II (IM-II) is a public domain pump defined by Indian Standards and RWSN specifications. The India Mark II pump is not corrosion resistant.

It requires special skills for installation as well as for the maintenance; it is not considered to be a VLOM pump.

Indian Bureau of Standards:

  • IS 8035:1999  Handpump – Shallow Well
  • IS 12732: Deepwell Handpump – Nomenclature Identification and Packaging of Components
  • IS 15500 : Part 1 to 8: 2004 – Deepwell handpumps components and special tools.

The INDIA Mark II Pump is a conventional lever action handpump and is subject to Indian Standard IS 9301. This pump has a pump head, pump stand and a handle of galvanised steel. The down hole components exist of a brass lined cast iron cylinder with a footvalve and a plunger of brass.

The plunger has a double nitrile rubber cup seal, the rising main is a Ø32 mm GI pipe and the pump rods are of galvanised steel with threaded connectors. This pump is not corrosion resistant and should not be used in areas with aggressive water ( pH value < 6.5).

The following is daigram shown IM-II Hand Pump Spare Parts


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