The Fill-Rite diesel fuel transfer pump delivers diesel fuel or light oils. Not to be used for dispensing gasoline, alcohol, or waste vegetable oil to be used for biodiesel fuel. This light duty rotary vane transfer pump is portable and self priming. The pump is cast iron and produces a flow rate of 10 GPM. It is powered by DC voltage. Battery cable with clips is included. As a complete pump kit it also has 8” of 3/4” hose, pick up strainer, for the inlet and outlet, and a plastic 3/4” plastic nozzle. The pump is compatible with diesel and antifreeze fluids.
- Compact, high flow, 12 Volt design delivers up to 10 GPM Flow, at 20 Amps & maximum suction lift of 6.5ft.
- Includes suction hose with strainer to prevent contaminants from entering pump
- Cast iron body makes it durable through all types of weather.
- Uses a 1/5 HP, 2800 RPM motor that delivers high performance.
- Has a 30 minute duty cycle & is self-priming so the motor will not burn out when running dry
- Includes a bypass valve & lip seal for leak protection.
- Includes a 6.5ft. power cable with battery clips & a 30 Amp inline fuse
- Features a 3/4in. NPT inlet & outlet ports
1/5Watts 4Flow (GPM) 10Speed (RPM) 2800Amps 20Max. Total Head (ft.) 30Max. Suction Lift (ft.) 6.5Inlet Port (in.) 3/4Outlet Port (in.) 3/4Discharge (ft.) 8Duty Cycle 30min.Self-Priming YesBypass Valve YesSeal Type LipNozzle Type SwivelHose (in. x ft.) 3/4 x 8Dimensions L x W x H (in.) 7 1/8 x 3 3/4 x 5 1/8Manufacturer Warranty NTE 1 year RA/Exchange Policy
SKU 063210620 Model FR1614 Weight 10.0000 Color No Size No Width N/A In Store Only No Price $149.99
Rural King provides a defect or damage warranty within 30 days of receipt. All Manufacturing Return Policies Supersede Rural King's Return Policy.
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I used the diesel pump for the first time yesterday. It worked very well. I had some diesel in five gallon cans. Because of the length of the pickup screen, the pump won't empty any container below the top of the pickup. It starts to suck air. At the nozzle this is indicated by mist. That's no problem with a small container because I was easily able to empty the remaining diesel into another container. With a larger drum, it will never empty the drum. That really won't be a problem because I'll continue to purchase additional diesel for two tractors.
Storing the pump and the hoses can be a problem. There is a six inch wide ledge around the barn. I put the hose with the pickup filter into a six feet long section of two inch PVC pipe with a loose cap on one end and placed that against the wall of the barn. It's secured by two 16 penny finishing nails to hold it against the wall and allow easy removal. The two feet long section of flexible hose is in a loop. The pump is held onto the ledge with a small bungee cord. The remaining flexible output hose is looped across the motor toward the end of the PVC pipe, the nozzle is in a plastic bag, and is attached to the wall with a bungee cord. The open end of the PVC pipe is closed with a rag to keep debris or insects out.
(Posted on 8/21/12)
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