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hand pump

A device in a hydraulic system used to manually build up hydraulic pressure as a backup in case of hydraulic pump failure. In some earlier aircraft, the hand pump was also used to transfer fuel from one tank to another in case of electrical or pump failure. See double-acting hand pump.
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Paye says residents of the two towns have never asked him to construct pump for them, adding that there are plans underway to construct a hand pump in the town before February of next year.
What the user experiences is just a continuous up-down motion of the pump handle--the same as any other hand pump.
When installing a hand pump, consider how you'll be standing while you operate the pump.
It will inform the officials when there is a problem in the hand pump.
A submersible pump powered with DC motor is installed below the hand pump cylinder.
Even where wells exist, older women and children lack the strength to operate stiff hand pumps.
There are six hand pumps and two nalahs, an ancient system of water management, all in bad condition.
In April of 1999, Bison Pumps sold their first Stainless Steel Hand Pump which was being marketed from a website.
Maybe you have toyed with the thought of having another well installed; one you could hook a hand pump to so you could have water even if you had no electric power.
Tenders Are Invited For Maitaining And Repairing Hand Pump Of Bhusawal Municipal Council.
ISLAMABAD, December 02, 2010 (Frontier Star)A solar power hand pump was inaugurated here Thursday at National Centre for Rural Development (NCRD) by Stephen Roken, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Federal Republic of Germany.