A BRIEF HISTORY OF KIRLOSKAR PUMP

Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL) is a market leader in manufacturing fluid management system. It was established in 1888, and the KBL is the flagship company of Kirloskar Group, which is valued at US Dollar 2.5 Billion.

Lamanrao Kirloskar started it along with his brother Rammohanrao and Vasudevrao in a small town in Karnataka called Belgaum.

In the year, 1901, their first product was chaff cutter, and in the same year, they developed their second product, which was Iron Plough.
It had to face a lot of competition at that time from British ploughs, but their hard work and dedication made them penetrate their product into the market.

In the year 1920, it was officially registered as Kirloskar Brothers Limited. (KBL)
It is a leader in providing fluid management for massive Industrial projects like Power Plant, Irrigation, Oil & Gas exploration, Marine & Defence, and domestic pump solutions. Sanjay Kirloskar is the CMD of the Kirloskar Group. It has more than 6000 employees.
Kirloskar Pump holds 80% of the market share in Britain through their subsidiary company SPP Pumps.
The company has been a pioneer in embracing cutting edge technology like Artificial Intelligence (AI).

ACCOLADES

• It has a record of creating the world’s largest irrigation project in the year 2007. (Narmada Project).
• It closely works with the Government of India on Nuclear Project
• It is present in more than 80 countries.
• It is the first company in the world to get FM certification for valves.
• It is one of the oldest Engineering Company in India.
• It has recently achieved a record of having all women managed manufacturing company at Coimbatore.
• Some of the iconic global building like Burj Khalifa, Sydney Opera House, uses Kirloskar Pumping solutions.
• All the factory of Kirloskar Pump is ISO 9001 & ISO 14001 certified.
• It has 8 manufacturing plant.
• It has done a joint venture with Ebara company in Japan.
• Kirloskar Pump is accredited with N and NPT certification from American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
• On 19-Aug-2011, Kirloskar Pump was awarded the Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Social Responsibility. (CSR) (It is on my birthday ). 😀
• Kirloskar Pump is an eight-time recipient of All India Award for Export Excellence in 2008.

IMPORTANT PRODUCTS OF KIRLOSKAR PUMP

1.Pumps

• End Suction Pump
• Split Case Pump
• Multistage Pump
• Special & Engineered Pump
• Monobloc Pump
Submersible Pump
• Sump Pump

2.Valve

• Butterfly Valve
• Sluice valve
• Non-Return Valve
• Kinetic Air Valve
• Foot Valve
• FM Approved Gate Valve
• Suction Diffuser and Triple
• Duty Valve
• Cast Steel Gate Valve
• Cast Steel Globe Valve
• Cast Steel Check Valve
• Ball Valve
• Steam Trap Device
• Forged Steel Gate, Globe
• Check Valve

3.HYDRO TURBINES

• Francis Turbines
• Kaplan Turbines
• Pelton wheel Turbines

4.PACKAGED SYSTEMS

• HYPN
• Eterna
• Fire Fighting System
• HVACR System
• Condition Monitoring System
• Solar Pumping System

5.MOBILE PUMP CONTROLLER

• Mobile Pump Controller

Don’t go in for instant gratification

Sanjay Kirloskar

KIRLOSKAR IS SYNONYMS WITH PUMP

In India, when you want to do photocopying of your document, you say Xerox it. People do not speak or know about photocopying; for them, the Company Xerox, which makes Photo Copying machine has become synonym to photocopying.

Same happens with Google; People do search on Google Search Engine. It has become part of the day to day conversation, where people say google it, instead of saying search it on Google. The Company Google has become synonym to search.

Similarly, Kirloskar has become synonym to its product Pump. People when they want to buy, they only say Kirloskar.
An exciting incident happened with Mr. Sanjay Kirloskar in Egypt. He was speaking to a receptionist over the phone, and when he said his name to her, she started to laugh.

This made him curious to know why she was laughing and later came to know that in Egypt, Pump solution means Kirloskar.
Kirloskar products have travelled far and wide across the globe.

“Thanda matlab Coca cola. Kirloskar matlab pump”

Some Popular Kirloskar submersible pump

• 1 hp kirloskar submersible pump
• kirloskar submersible pump 1.5 hp
• kirloskar submersible pump 2hp
• kirloskar 3 hp submersible pump
• kirloskar 5 hp submersible pump

1 HP KIRLOSKAR SUBMERSIBLE PUMP

  • Advantage of Kirloskar 1 HP Submersible Pump is low Electric consumption. It is well designed to deliver optimum efficiency.
  • It is highly resilient to corrosion and abrasion of its parts.
  • This is best suited for Oil and water-filled pump.
  • It has a 4-inch borewell size and has 8 stages. It has a single-phase motor.
  • It requires a power of 0.75 kW and a voltage of 180-220 voltage, having a frequency of 50-60 Hertz (Hz).
  • It has a Discharge of 20-100 Litre per minute (LPM).
  • It weighs 15 kg.
  • It can easily fit inside a 5-inch diameter pipe.
  • This pump is best till 160 feet depth, but not beyond that.
  • It comes with a warranty of 12 months.
  • 1 HP Kirloskar Submersible pump is well suited for fire fighting systems in buildings and factories, large farmhouses and public parks.

KIRLOSKAR SUBMERSIBLE PUMP 1.5 HP

  • It has a power of 1.5 HP. It has a bore having a size of 4 inches. It has 21 stages and having a single-phase motor.
  • It needs a power of 1.125 kW and having a voltage of 180-220 Voltage.
  • It has a discharge range of 5-350 liter per minute (LPM).
  • It comes with a warranty of 12 months.
  • It is ideal for domestic and commercial usages.

KIRLOSKAR SUBMERSIBLE PUMP 2HP

  • It has a power of 2 HP.
  • It has a borewell size of 4 inches and has a motor of a single phase.
  • It requires a power of 1.5 kW and a voltage of 180-220 V having 50-60 Hz.
  • It has a discharge range of 15-66 liter per minute.(LPM)
  • It comes with a warranty of 12 months.
  • It is best suited for domestic applications.

KIRLOSKAR 3 HP SUBMERSIBLE PUMP

  • It has a power of 3 HP.
  • It has a borewell size of 4 inches and has a motor of three-phase.
  • It requires a power of 2.2 kW and a voltage of 280-440 V having 50-60 Hz.
  • It has a discharge range of 5-350 liter per minute. (LPM)
  • It comes with a warranty of 12 months.
  • It is best suited for domestic applications.

KIRLOSKAR 5 HP SUBMERSIBLE PUMP

  • It has a power of 5 HP.
  • It has a borewell size of 4 inches and has a motor of a single phase.
  • It requires a power of 3.75 kW and a voltage of 180-220 V having 50-60 Hz.
  • It has a discharge range of 30-120 liter per minute. (LPM)
  • It comes with a warranty of 12 months.
  • It is best suited for domestic applications.

COMPARISION TABLE OF ALL POPULAR KIRLOSKAR SUBMERSIBLE PUMP

s.no

Types of submersible pump
Borewell size

Head size

Discharge Range
Stages
Phase
Power
Voltage

1

1 HP KIRLOSKAR SUBMERSIBLE PUMP

 
4-inch
10-49 m
20-100 LPM
8 stages
Single
1 HP
180-220 V

2

KIRLOSKAR SUBMERSIBLE PUMP 1.5 HP
4-inch
16-85 m
5-350 LPM
21 Stages
Single
1.5 HP
180-220 V

3

KIRLOSKAR SUBMERSIBLE PUMP 2HP
4-inch

18-152 m

15-66 LPM
22 stages
Single
2 HP

180-220 V

4

KIRLOSKAR 3 HP SUBMERSIBLE PUMP
4-inch
156-52 m
5-350 LPM
20 stages
Three
3 HP
280-440 V

5

KIRLOSKAR 5 HP SUBMERSIBLE PUMP
4-inch
154-88 m
30-120 LPM
20 stages
Single
5 HP
180-220 V

BUSINESS VERTICALS

• Industry
• Building and Construction
• Oil & Gas
• Marine & Defence
• Power
• Water Resource Management
• Distribution
• Customer Service & Spares
• Irrigation
• Valves

REGISTERED OFFICE

Udyog Bhavan,
Tilak Road,
Pune 411 002
India

GLOBAL HEAD OFFICE

Yamuna,
Survey No. 98/(3-7), Baner
Pune 411 045
India

FINAL WORD

Kirloskar Submersible Water Pump is the best among its segment. It has globally established themselves as the market leader and competing with some of the best company globally.

It is not a product, but an artistic craft, woven over 130 years.
I strongly recommend Kirloskar Submersible Pump to my reader. Anyone wanting to buy, then they should go for it without any hesitation.

They have 12,700 channel partners in India. Depending on your requirement of submersible water pump, you can choose among the many listed above.
You can drop in your comment about this article so that I will know where to improve and also any particular topic, you would want me to write on.
I kindly request you to share this article on social media and let others know about it.

Criticism and appreciation, both are welcome. 🙏

KIRLOSKAR SUBMERSIBLE PUMP – Review Rating

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 5/5

Author

Mike Brown has done Masters in Hydrology and Water Management. He loves coffee and likes to lecture people on climate change. He plays PUBG when he is not working.

Write A Comment