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Testing Fire Pump System

Testing Fire Pump System

Testing Fire Pump System

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Hi, I believe that someone (SprinklerDesigner2) posted a link for "fire pump testing" document. Can you repost that document here.

Thanks

RE: Testing Fire Pump System

I'll get it posted later this afternoon.

RE: Testing Fire Pump System

To test fire pump systems there is the monthly, use the fire pump controller test leg ( copper pipe with releif valve { usually under fire pump controller )

1st, record your static pressures at your fire pump suction and discharge, your BFP assembly, jockey pump and fire pump controller pressure.
2nd open the relief valve at the Jockey pump controller leg if applicable, make sure to record the pressure the Jockey pump ENGAGES at.
3rd open the relief valve at fire pump controller, fire pump should automatically engage once there is a significant pressure drop. record pressure fire pump engages at.
4th fire pump run timer sjhould start if new digital, system should engage for 10 mins.

if jockey pump never kicks in , system fail
if fire pump never kicks in, system fail
if system dont engage for 10 mins system fail
if no pressure relief valves installed system fail

RE: Testing Fire Pump System

SprinklerDesigner2..... I was searching the web for FIREPUMP testing information and came across a post of yours " Testing fire pumps. A tutorial you might find useful " It contained a link , the link does not work anymore. Do you have a new link I would greatly appreciate the information.

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