Re: NANFA-- plankton/small shrimp safe water pumps
Wed, 26 Feb 2003 00:09:15 EST

In a message dated 2/25/03 3:57:08 PM Eastern Standard Time, writes:

> Peristaltic pumps used in the medical industry might work if I understand
> your need. These are low volume pumps. There is no impeller. They
> typically of three rollers(ball bearings) on a rotor. The supply tube is
> wrapped around a cassette containing the rotor. The tube is situated
> the housing and the rotor. As the rotor turns the tube is compressed
> the fluid within the tube to advance (flow). If you could locate one of
> auction houses or medical supply/surplus stores you could get one
> cheap. The advantage is that you could adjust the flow to very low to
That sounds like an idea I might try at some point, finding one will of
course be the trick.

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