Cavette, Chris
December 2005
Fire Chief;Dec2005, Vol. 49 Issue 12, p64
Trade Publication
The article presents advice on using the United States National Fire Protection Association 1911 standard, titled "Service Tests of Fire Pump Systems on Fire Apparatus," to test the performance of fire pumps. Preparing the pump for testing, selection of testing site and checking the weather are done before testing. The pumping test is followed by pressure control test, intake relief valve test, gauge test, flowmeter test and tank-to-pump test.


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