Category Archives: Submersible bore pump electrician

Happy reticulation customer Carine

Ray from Carine was grateful for the work done on his retic by our reticulation repair team. He had phoned us on 9246 0111.

It was great he bothered to say thanks. Our specialist electrician tested circuits and found issues with solenoids which were replaced. He also tested the submersible motor. Our pump electricians have done thousands of jobs like this one all over Perth.
If you have issues with your solenoids or bore pump call Troy on 9246 0111 or check out our website

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Carine customer says thanks

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Submersible bore pump electrical

When a submersible pump is assembled one of the most critical thing to get  right is the electrical connection that will spend its life under water.  Our specialist bore electrician Dave will get it right – 9246 0111. 

Most submersible water bores in Perth have this underwater connection done using a  heat shrink kit. The submersible motor has a factory installed “blue lead”  which is connected to the electrical cable that will come all the way up from the pump to the bore head at the surface.

Crimping submersible bore electrical cable
Crimping submersible bore electrical cable

Seen here is the factory lead first being crimped to the electrical cable and then the waterproof heat shrink kit is applied. These are a series of sleeves which are essentially  shrunk over the cable joins provided a waterproof connection.

 Waterproof heat shrink joining motor lead to bore electrical cable
Waterproof heat shrink joining motor lead to bore electrical cable

A separate stainless steel cable holds the weight of the submersible pump so
no stress is placed on this electrical joint. Sometimes in old submersible bores incorrectly joined electrical cables can be a source of trouble. Our  bore electricians are well equipped to diagnose and repair any electrical
problem you may have with your bore or pump.

For repair or installation or replacement of submersible pumps in any Perth suburb call us on 9246 0111 or Troy on 0408 454 130. Further info about our Perth submersible water bore services and drilling of new bores can be found here.