Torpedo Travelling Effluent Cannon

 Proven Product. Best Spread

Effluent is gold to farmers but irrigating to pasture can be a labour intensive and taxing job. Until now there has been a gap in the market for Travelling Effluent Cannons also commonly referred to as ‘travelling rain gun’. With strict Torpedo Travelling Effluent Cannon Patent environmental laws and regulations, the Torpedo couldn’t come at a better time.  After four years of extensive research and development the Torpedo has hit the market and has changed how farmers disperse their effluent to pasture. Extensive features, excellent performance and revolutionary design are just some of the reasons the Torpedo is the best on the market.  Not to mention the Torpedo’s rugged design and durable construction which has exceeded all of our customer’s expectations with 100% satisfaction.   Record sales have proved that it is a leap above the rest and is the new benchmark in effluent dispersal.

The Torpedo Travelling Effluent Cannon ticks all the boxes for our Dairy Farmers; it is fast pumping with low application rates, quick and simple to operate as well as rugged and durable to stand the test of time

 No corners have been cut with the development of the Torpedo. This travelling effluent cannon has been constructed using only the highest standard of products to ensure optimal performance and durability whilst being extremely user Torpedo Travelling Effluent Cannon In Actionfriendly and reliable.

We are the first to design and manufacture a self propelled travelling effluent cannon driven by a pelton wheel and have the patent for this concept.  Don’t be fooled by cheaper ‘copy cat’ Travelling Effluent Cannons.


Travelling Effluent Cannon Features


  • Large cannon (rain gun)
  • Heavy gearbox with 6 speeds
  • Industrial custom built peltonTorpedo_cut_new
  • Fluid trip
  • Awesome nylon winch rope
  • Motion monitor (GPS) system optional

Torpedo’s Performance

  • Ranger flow rates 18-72 m3h
  • Large throw distances with high flow rate
  • Low application depths and rates
  • Even raining spread


  • Heavy duty design and constructionTorpedo Travelling Effluent Cannon Range
  • Protective cover over the drive system
  • NZ made with extensive farming knowledge
  • Constructed low to the ground to ensure maximum stability
  • Front wheel option

Performance Averages

  • Minimum 1.5mm application per hour
  • Spread diameter 20-102 metres
  • Minimum psi 30
  • Maximum psi 120
  • Distance across paddock travelling 450 metre
  • Motion speed 0.5m-8m per minute
  • Nozzle size 20-28 Ranger


  • Free flowing pelton style drive system (self propelled)
  • Debris will pass through custom built pelton to irrigate to pasture
  • Minimal friction loss through pelton
  • Simple to use and adjust speeds
  • Can operate stationary and part circle
  • Large cannon (smaller option available) high quality European made
  • Large bearing wheels mounted inside the frame
  • Gearbox direct drive onto winch drum
  • No chain and sprockets nor springs
  • Quick camlock removal off pelton inlet
  • Heavy 5mm Samson nylon rope.  30% stronger than galv wire rope which means the rope will lay better and the wire will never barb unlike steel
  • Bright blue rope making the rope highly visible once rolled across the paddock
  • Fluid trip to actuated tap off at the end of the paddock run to avoid end of run crop circle and allows pump to turn off
  • Easy to move around and drive along tracks

“We believe in getting

it right which is why we

have taken the time, three

and a half years to be precise,

to design, produce and perfect

the Torpedo.”

Shane Phillips – Pumpn Director

The Torpedo In Action

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