Firefighting Pumps in Pakistan

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WHAT BEST OPTIONS FOR FIRE FIGHTING PUMP IN PAKISTAN

Excel Industrial Services (EIS) offers a wide range of fire pump and fire pump package systems in Pakistan as per customer demand. EIS as joint venture with international manufacturers of fire pumps, electric motors, diesel engines and control panels become Pakistan first company to offer locally fabricated fire pumps and fire pumps packages. EIS has knowledge, experience and expertise to offer standard fire pumps and package and also UL listed fire pump packages, FM approved fire pumps packages, NFPA 20 comply fire pump packages which technically compatible and commercially competitive.

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WHAT CURRENT POPULAR BRANDS FOR FIRE PUMPS IN PAKISTAN

Meanwhile in Pakistan for fire pumps and fire pump packages 60% rely on imported from common brands like NAFFCO FIRE PUMP, SFFFECO FIRE PUMP, FESCO FIRE PUMP,  FIREX FIRE PUMP, BRISTOL FIRE PUMP, HALOTOP FIRE PUMP, DAB FIRE PUMP,  for standards/non UL fire Pumps and AC FIRE PUMP, PATTERSON, XYLEM FIRE PUMP, GRUNDFOS FIRE PUMP, FAIRBANK FIRE PUMP, AURORA FIRE PUMP, MASDAF FIRE PUMPS, EBITT FIRE PUMP, NM FIRE PUMP for UL/FM fire pumps and packages. 40% market depend on used, refurbish or copy fire pumps and packages.

WHAT IS FIRE FIGHTING PUMP

A Fire Fighting Pump is a mechanical equipment used to provides require flow and pressure for a water supply system as per design firefighting system requirements of which main purpose is to extinguish fires at any kind of premises. Firefighting pumps and packages play a very crucial role in firefighting because whole firefighting system controlled by firefighting pumps as backup resource to provide water flow with pressure and without firefighting pumps it is not possible for any system to provide any response in situation of fire incident. It will not wrong if we say fire pump is savior of human lives and also from property damages. Firefighting pumps are different from standard and general centrifugal pumps as fire pump exclusively design to provide large capacity flow of water with extreme pressure. The high-pressure water and large flow help firefighting system to suppress the fire very effectively.

A Fire Fighting Pump being a part of a fire protection system’s water supply installed at premises as stationary fire pump package, trolley mounted fire pump and also installed at firefighting vehicles so called fire tenders or fire truck.

Fire pump & packages has vital role in firefighting system and consider as one of important part of fire safety equipment install to provide water flow (sometimes with foam) with appropriate pressure to fire suppression system, fire sprinkler system, Fire hydrant system.

APPLICATION OF FIRE PUMPS

A Fire Fighting Pump depend on source of water which normally take from above ground or underground water reservoir/ water tanks. Also when there is any foam based fire fighting require so individual foam tank (foam bladder tank) also connected with fire fighting pump package. The Fire Fighting Pumps are installed in those premises like industrial sites, factories and commercial buildings where need to cover large or building areas in case of big fires so fire pumps and package are especially design to manage and cover its require job and make fire fighting efficient to save human life and properties damages.

WHERE FIRE PUMP NEEDED!

Fire Fighting Pump performs its operation on various locations such as:

  • Municipal Fire Hydrant Systems
  • All kind of industries, factories, manufacturing plants, warehouses etc.
  • Commercial building projects
  • Residential building projects
  • Fire fighting vehicles / Fire trucks / Fire tenders
  • Hazardous rural area sites where is no such services of local fire stations/fire brigade services to control the fire incidents

Fire Fighting Pump consist of?

For the efficient operation of the Firefighting pump, let’s define parts of fire pump package consist on which major parts. 

Water Reservoir / Storage Facility:


As fire pump provide water flow and pressure for which fire pump always intake / suction head always connected to underground or above ground water storage reservoir or water storage tank which should be reserve exclusively for fire fighting pump use only and not recommend to connect with utility water reservoir or water tanks. Vortex Plate at suction end of fire pump package should be installed which currently not applying in installation of fire pump packages in Pakistan

Fire Pump Package Design as a Specialized Pumping System:

Piping Network for Fire Fighting Pumps


Discharge header of each fire pump like electric motor fire pump, diesel engine fire pump and jockey fire pump are directly connected with piping network connected of fire hydrant system, fire suppression system, fire sprinkler system. These piping network consist on seamless schedule 40 piping of different sizes, gate valves, back check valve/ non-return valve, pressure relief valves, deluge valves pillar hydrants, wall mounted hydrants fire cabinets with hose pipe, fire hose with coupling and fire nozzle with much more additional items per site requirement of firefighting conditions. These piping, valves, fittings and other fire equipment can be UL Listed or non-UL listed standard as well. This piping network can be above ground or underground piping network as well as per site conditions

FIRE PUMPS PACKAGE SYSTEM OPERATION PROCESS LAYOUT

All above Jockey Pump, Main Electric Fire Pump and Standby Diesel Engine Driven Fire Pump are connected to individual pressure sensors connected with control panel which is design to operate pumps on auto start and auto stop except diesel engine driven fire pump which is auto start but manual stop operation. When any fire incident happened installed firefighting, system detects fire signal. The  firefighters team opens the systems like fire sprinkler system, fire hydrant system or fire hydrant system then the pressure sensors installed at fire pump package detect the drop in pressure inform to fire pump controller and controller immediately activate the fire pump according to specified operation of pumps to provides continuous water supply along with settled pressure to fire sprinkler system, fire suppression system and fire hydrant system.

HOW MANY TYPES OF FIRE PUMPS

If we talk about what type or kind of fire pump available for firefighting so centrifugal pump are main type in which various types of fire pumps install as per site location and end user requirement.

CENTRIFUGAL PUMP

A centrifugal pump is a mechanical device designed to move a fluid by means of the transfer of rotational energy from one or more driven rotors, called impellers.

TYPES OF FIRE PUMPS

We are going to explain different type of centrifugal pumps used as fire pumps as below

END SUCTION PUMP / END SUCTION FIRE PUMP

When we talked about end suction pump so being apart of centrifugal type pump family end suction pump come with a casing in different metallurgy having connection of suction at end so called end suction and discharge of end suction pump is from other end normally at top of casing. End suction pump are generally single stage impellers with different material but for fire pumps impeller used is of brass or bronze impellers.

HORIZONTAL SPLITCASE PUMP / HORIZONTAL SPLIT CASE FIRE PUMP

When we need high flow with high pressures so we go with horizontal split case pump which is an unique type and design of family of centrifugal pump type. Horizontal split case pump casing are divided into two separate chambers and that is why horizontal split case pump consider different from inline pump or end suction pumps because those are assembled with the suction nozzles / discharge nozzle and also casing in one chamber.

VERTICAL INLINE PUMP / VERTICAL INLINE FIRE PUMP

Although vertical inline pump are very rare install as fire pump packages because this option is needed where there is an issue of low or congested space for fire pump package installation. As vertical inline pump design with vertically oriented shaft along with casing of parallel connections of suction and discharge which shows in line with each other. Vertical inline pump do not need of direction change of suction v/s discharge like we have in end suction pumps.

VERTICAL MULTISTAGE PUMP / JOCKEY FIRE PUMP

Vertical multistage centrifugal pumps are kind of inline pump but have multiple impellers or stages which are connected to each other in a series. When fluid enters in first impeller or stage from suction end of the pump line it accelerates pressure and elevate pressure and move to the second impeller or stage where the pressure is increased further and following this process according to number of impellers or stages in vertical multiage pump pressure increased and this upgraded pressure release from discharge end of vertical multistage pump. Normally vertical multistage pumps have low flow with high pressure performance ability and these pumps also consume low electricity due to multistage pumping design.

VERTICAL TURBINE PUMP / VERTICAL TURBINE FIRE PUMP

Deep well turbine pump or vertical turbine pumps is rotodynamic type pump vertical turbine pump function with radial flow and sometimes radial flow modified impellers and have vertical formation. It has multistage impellers in a bowl assembly in the pump vertical casing connected with long shaft. Deep well vertical turbine pump installed on specific locations i.e. where there is a drilled well spt h the first stage impeller of vertical turbine pump will be laying underneath the water level of the pump. Vertical turbine pump also known as self-priming pump because they are submerged inside the water and there is no need of priming to these pumps like other type surface pump needed.

FIRE PUMPS DRIVERS / FIRE PUMPS PRIME MOVERS 

For each type of centrifugal fire pump there are different drivers or prime movers which are coupled with pumps to drive them which are selected as per requirement of fire pump package design by fire pump consultant in their engineering designs. Following drivers or prime movers used to coupled with fire pumps.

ELECTRIC MOTOR FOR FIRE PUMPS

DIESEL ENGINE
FOR FIRE PUMPS

 FIRE PUMP CONTROLLERS

Fire Pump or Fire Pump Package in both fire pump controller is important part and consider as brain of fire pump package Control Panels consisting on electrical circuit breakers and other components such as, relays, switches, and circuit breaker other devices depending on operation of each fire pumps. The switches and devices within a fire pump controller panel designed to perform and operate complete system and functions against receiving signals from pressure switches and alarm devices, such as pressure operated switches, sprinkler alarm valves or remote fire alarm equipment; activating motor control devices to provide electric power to motors driving fire pumps and monitoring the fire pump operation and performance.

EATON FIRE PUMP CONTROLLER (UL/FM Approved)

Excel Industrial services Pakistan are authorized representative of Eaton Canada World Class Manufacturer of Fire Pump Controllers in Pakistan

In fire fighting system when we talk about fire pump package so whenever there is a signal or call to start a fire pump in an emergency situation of fire, always there is need of fire pump controller that allow you peace of mind due to auto start mechanism in them and you can count on to start your fire pump every time without fail. EIS being official representative in Pakistan for Eaton’s fire pump controllers which are UL listed and FM approved and designed and manufactured in accordance with the high quality, following strictest fire protection codes and standards of electrical and insurance codes in the world, thereby ensuring they meet or exceed all required standards.  Fire Pump Controller for standards and UL/FM fire Pump Controllers for following fire pump range

Electric Fire Pump Controller

Diesel Engine Fire Pump Controller

Jockey Fire Pump Controller

FOR ANY KIND OF DETAILS OR ENQUIRY RELATED TO FIRE PUMP & PACKAGES PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT!

EXCEL INDUSTRIAL SERVICE
Contact Person: Mr. Rahil Ayoub Ansari
Cell: +92 345 3230 843
Email: rahil@eispak.com

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