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  1. 1. Sand Spear Screens FAQ for - 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  2. 2. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Question 1 - What sort of locations are good candidates for sand spear use? 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  3. 3. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Answer 1 - The main requirement is a location on sand, near a beach. Clay, shale, sandy loam and other ground matter are not able to facilitate use of sand spear. If a neighbour uses a sand spear less than 6 metres, it is likely that you, too, will be able to use a sand spear, although sand spears can vary in depth, quality and quantity between nearby sites. 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  4. 4. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Question 2 - What type of sand spears are there? 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  5. 5. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Answer 2 - PVC slotted pipe PVC Wedge Wire Stainless wedge wire Mesh wrapped 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  6. 6. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Question 3 - How much water can I pump from a sand spear? 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  7. 7. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Answer 3 - A standard system can give you a minimum of 6 L/M 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  8. 8. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps It also depends on the ground conditions where your sand spear in installed, On a beach such as Fraser island you could extract as much as 44 Liters per hr. In some installation 88 liters or 1200 gph have been achieved. 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  9. 9. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Question 3 - What sizes do they come in? 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  10. 10. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Answer 3 - Std is 50mm dia. By 600mm long 100 -150mm dia. is available 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  11. 11. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Question 4 - What sizes do they come in? 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  12. 12. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Answer 4 - The most common size is 50mm diameter by 600mm long with a open width of 0.25mm to let the water in. 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  13. 13. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Question 5 - What materials are they made from? 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  14. 14. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Answer 5 - PVC. & Stainless steel 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au The most common size is 50mm diameter by 600mm long with a open width of 0.25mm to let the water in.
  15. 15. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Question 6 - What material do I need for my sand spear? 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  16. 16. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Answer 6 - This depends on the Depth of setting and the method of installation E.g. Pvc is not recommended for Drive Installation See- Installation manual 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  17. 17. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Question 7 - What open width do I need ? 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  18. 18. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Answer 7 - This depends on the sand particle size. Some sands are much finer than other areas. 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  19. 19. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps PVC slotted Casing is 0.4mm slots PVC Wedge-wire is 0.25mm slots or open width Stainless Wedge wire is 0.15mm width 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  20. 20. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Question 8 - Do I need a License to Install my sand spear? 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  21. 21. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Answer 8 - Please as every state or water region has their own rules and regulations, Check your local water authority 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  22. 22. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Question 9 - How deep do I set my sand spear? 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  23. 23. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Answer 9 - This depends on what depth the water table is but usually the idea is to set the top of the sand spear to have 600mm plus of water above it. 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  24. 24. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Answer 9 - Note- If this is close to the sea ocean check at low tide. 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  25. 25. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Question 10 - Can I install the sand spear myself? 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  26. 26. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Answer 10 - This depends on the water authority in your area and if it’s under 3m in depth, then there is usually no issue. Please check before starting. 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  27. 27. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Question 11 - How do they work? 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au Water In Outlet
  28. 28. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Answer 11 - The spear point has slots or a open aperture of approximately 0.25mm wide this is to stop any sand from coming into the spear or screen and allow clean water to enter the inside diameter, clean water can then be pumped up to where you need it. 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  29. 29. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Question 12 - Will they remove salt ? 1300 133 000 www.deps.com.au
  30. 30. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Answer 12 - No. You will need a desalination unit for this. 1300 133 000 www.deps.com.au
  31. 31. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Question 13 - How do I install my Sand spear? 1300 133 000 www.deps.com.au
  32. 32. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Answer 13 – There are three methods for installing sand spears Jetting, Bailing and Driving for more information on these methods, see our Installation guide 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  33. 33. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Question 14 - What other names are they called? 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  34. 34. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Answer 14 - Sand screens, spear points, piezometer, water spear, drive point, water screen, drive points, well screens; spear, sand blocker screens and wash down screen We can slot, Upvc, MPVC, Abs, Poly , HDPE Pipe, Fiberglass, Steel, Gal and Stainless pipe 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  35. 35. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Question 15 - How much do they cost? 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  36. 36. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Answer 15 - They range from $75 to approx $500 each. You can buy online on our website. 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  37. 37. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Question 16 - How to I get the water out of the bore? 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  38. 38. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Answer 16 - 1: Use a small bailer. 2: use a hand pump. 3: Connect a Std. small House hold pump. 4: A 12 volt submersible pump that fits inside the spear. 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  39. 39. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Question 17 - How much water can I get out? 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  40. 40. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Answer 17 - Stainless Steel sand spear- 0.15mm slot -20 L/M Pvc wedge wire – 0.25mm slot – 17 L/M Pvc slotted sand screen – 0.4mm slot - 6 L/M This calculation is using a std velocity of 1.8m/s 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  41. 41. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Question 18 - Can I drink the water? 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  42. 42. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Answer 18 - Before drinking you should have the water checked by a qualified tester. 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  43. 43. PH - 1300 133 000 Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Thank you for taking the time to look at the information we have created for you, We hope this will be of assistance to solving your piping, drainage , cleaning and drilling challenges. If you have any more questions Please feel free to contact myself or one of our team 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  44. 44. PH - 1300 133 000 Frequently Asked Questions Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps • For more Information • go to www.deps.com.au • 0r contact us on • 1300 133 000 • 0457 819 610 • askus@deps.com.au 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  45. 45. PH - 1300 133 000 Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Deps Products & Capabilities 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au
  46. 46. PH - 1300 133 000 Bore Casing & Screens Pipes & Components Environmental Drilling Water Treatment Safety Products Sand Spears Pumps Solving your Piping, Drillingand DrainageChallenges with Trust and Integrity 1300 133 000 0457 819 610 www.deps.com.au

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