All of our drip-irrigation tubing was purchased directly at Dismada Máquinas e Equipamentos Ltda., the leader in drip-irrigation technology in Brazil since the early 1980’s.
Below is a summary of the pumps we use in our irrigation system. You should read the specifications to gain an appreciation of the complexity of this system, but the important numbers to remember are the actual inches of “artificial rain” we are able to produce in a day.
Conquista Farm 2.3 in./sq. ft. of artificial rainfall per day
This means that we are able to provide our customers with consistent-quality coffees over the long haul, as we are able to provide our coffee trees with what they need all year round in order to produce the best beans.
Technical Specifications – Irrigation Conquista Farm
Primary Pump Specifications
KSB WKL Pump 125/4 175 HP engine - capacity 52,830 Gal./Hr., generating constant pressure at 6.19 psi of H2O (15.7 kgf/cm2)
IMBIL BEK 65/3 60 HP engine - capacity 15,216 Gal./Hr., generating constant pressure at 5.91 psi of H2O (15.0 kgf/ cm2)
IMBIL INI 40250 40 HP engine – capacity for 8,717 Gal./Hr., generating constant pressure at 4.97 psi of H2O (12.6 kgf/ cm2)
Secondary Pump Station Specifications
IMBIL INI 65-200 50 HP engine for 30,379 Gal./Hr., generating constant pressure at 2.36 psi of H2O (6 kgf/ cm2)
IMBIL INI 50-200 25 HP engine for 15,850 Gal./Hr., generating constant pressure at 2.36 psi of H2O (6 kgf/ cm2)