FIRE PUMP ROLE IN FIRE FIGHTING SYSTEM

NFPA 20: Fire Pump Design
December 20, 2021

AS A PART OF FIRE SAFETY EQUIPMENT FOR

FIRE SUPRESSION SYSTEM

FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEM

FIRE HYDRANT SYSTEM

WHAT IS FIRE PUMP?

A fire pump consisting on single centrifugal pump or multiple centrifugal pumps as fire pump package in different type, range as per requirement. Fire pump usually refers to a pressure-increasing component of the water supply for fixed-place fire suppression systems such as fire sprinklers, standpipes, and foam systems. Fire pumps are also a critical component integrated into fire trucks and trailer fire pumps or trolley mounted fire pumps, and serve a similar purpose boosting water supplies for firefighting hose operations.

FIRE PUMP & PACKAGES ROLE IN FIRE FIGHTING SYSTEM

Fire pump and consider as fire safety equipment and one of important part of fire fighting system and install at backend to provide non-stop water supply along with pressure increasing to operate fire suppression systems, fire sprinkler system, standpipe and foaming systems which comes under fire hydrant system family.

FIRE PUMP RANGES

Fire pumps used for fire service belongs to centrifugal pump in pump characteristic family range and generally all fire pumps are centrifugal pumps but available in different types like: , horizontal split case pump, vertical split case pump, vertical inline pump, vertical turbine pump or deep well turbine pump, vertical multistage pump, jockey pump. Selection of type of centrifugal pump rely on client demand according to require specifications and site conditions.

  • Vertical Inline Fire Pump
  • Vertical Turbine Fire Pump

End Suction Fire Pump

Horizontal Split Case Fire Pump

VERTICAL INLINE FIRE PUMP

Vertical Turbine Fire Pump

FIRE PUMP UNIT V/s FIRE PUMP PACKAGES

Fire pump Unit comes with different option for example

  1. Electric Driven Fire Pump / Motor Driven Fire Pump
    (Consider as Main Fire Pump Unit)
  2. Diesel Driven Fire Pump / Engine Driven Fire Pump / Diesel Fire Pump
    (Consider as Standby Fire Pump Unit)
  3. Jockey Pump (Motor driven vertical multistage pump)
    (Consider as pressure maintaining pump not as fire fighting pump)

Fire Pump Package

Fire Pump Package, Fire Fighting Pump Package, Fire Booster Pump Packages, Fire Hydrant Pump Package, Fire Sprinkler Pump Package, Fire Suppression System Pump Package are different names of same type of package use in market.

When we combine all individual three fire pump units together so it become Fire Pump Package in other words we can say that combination Electric Driven Pump Unit, Diesel Engine Pump Unit and Jockey Pump together are called fire pump package. Some times in fire pump packages some additional fittings and accessories are also included if require.

EQUIPMENT, VALVES, FITTINGS & ACCEESSORIES (IN FIRE PUMP PACKAGE)

Fire Pump Package which is normally used in Fire Suppression System, Fire Sprinkler System and most important part of Fire Hydrant System consisting on following:

Electric Driven Fire Pump Unit with Electric Motor Fire Pump Controller

Diesel Driven Fire Pump Unit with Diesel Engine Driven Fire Pump Controller

Jockey Pump / Vertical Multistage Pump with Jockey Pump Controller

Fire Pump Controller

Suction x Discharge Headers (Gate Valves, Non Return Valves, Flexible Couplings, Pressure Switches, Pressure Gauges)

COMPLETE PUMP PACKAGE AVAILABLE ON A SINGLE SKID OR EACH PUMP ON SEPERATE SKID

FIRE HAWK FIRE PUMPS & PACKAGES!
In Pakistan for Fire Pump are depend on imported brands but Excel Industrial Services first time in Pakistan launched locally fabricated Fire Pump Units and Packages to provide low cost fire pump units and packages as Fire & Safety Equipment to Pakistan Fire & Safety sector requirements.

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