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Comprehensive Guide to Wiring Pumptec's 12VDC Pumps

Comprehensive Guide to Wiring Pumptec's 12VDC Pumps

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Step-by-Step Overview 

To ensure seamless integration into your system, proper wiring is crucial.

Sprayer Depot's Pumptec 12VDC pumps are known for their reliability and efficiency, making them a popular choice across various industries.

This guide provides a step-by-step overview of the suggested wiring for optimal performance, safety, and warranty protection.

 wiring for Sprayer Depot’s Pumptec 12VDC pumps

1. Essential Components:

  • All systems must include a Fuse or Breaker, Switch, and Battery.
  • Consult with a certified automotive technician (ASE T6 Truck Electrical/Electronic Systems) for final approval of wiring installation and electrical components, especially for vehicle installations.

2. Switch and Fuse Requirements:

  • The wiring circuit must incorporate an ON/OFF switch rated for 12VDC and 75 Amps or higher.
  • An overload protection device, such as a fuse, is essential. The fuse should be rated 10-15% more than the motor amps to prevent damage.

3. Battery Selection:

  • Utilize a 27 Series 12VDC Marine and RV Deep-Cycle battery.
  • Recommended specifications: 675 cold cranking amps and 180Ah of reserve capacity at 25 Amps (e.g., Interstate SRM-27B).

4. Wiring Guidelines:

  • Use 8Ga. or heavier SAE 1127 type SGT wire rated to 105°C.
  • Maximum total circuit length for 8Ga wire is 18ft. Longer circuits will require heavier wire.

5. Safety Measures:

  • Prevent wires from contacting sharp edges. Use wire cover loom to bundle wires together and clamps to secure them in place.

6. Warning:

  • Consult a certified automotive technician for final approval.
  • Ensure the switch is rated at least 75 amps or 10% higher than the motor amp draw.
  • Place the fuse close to the battery to protect all wires and components.

7. Additional Caution:

  • Wiring the pump to the vehicle battery is optional. Consult your vehicle dealership before making any connections.

Note: Improper wiring and undersized electrical components can cause equipment damage, overheating, and fire. Sprayer Depot and Pumptec are not responsible for any damage or harm resulting from improper installation.

This comprehensive guide aims to empower you with the knowledge needed for a safe and effective wiring setup for Sprayer Depot's Pumptec 12VDC pumps. Always prioritize safety and seek professional advice for intricate installations. Contact the experts at Sprayer Depot with any questions. 

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