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GIS 24-233 - Fire Water Pumps and System Design - 0900a8668010d09f

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Document No.

Applicability Date

GIS 24-233 Group 30 December 2005

Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pumps and System Design
GIS 24-233


30 December 2005

GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design

This is the first issue of Engineering Technical Practice (ETP) BP GIS 24-233. This Guidance on Industry Standard (GIS) is based on parts of heritage documents from the merged BP companies as follows:

British Petroleum
GS 124-4 Hydraulic motor driven Firewater Pumps for Offshore use.

A PE-SMU-00-P Packaged Equipment Skid Mounted Units.

Copyright ©2005, BP Group. All rights reserved. The information contained in this document is subject to the terms and conditions of the agreement or contract under which the document was supplied to the recipient’s organization. None of the information contained in this document shall be disclosed outside the recipient’s own organization without the prior written permission of Manager, Standards, BP Group, unless the terms of such agreement or contract expressly allow.

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30 December 2005

GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design

Table of Contents
Page Foreword.........................................................................................................................................2 1. Scope...........................................................................................................................................4 2. Normative references...................................................................................................................4 3. Symbols and abbreviations..........................................................................................................5 4. Mechanical...................................................................................................................................6 4.1. General............................................................................................................................6 4.2. Pumps..............................................................................................................................7 4.3. Piping...............................................................................................................................9 4.4. Diesel Engine drivers.......................................................................................................9 5. Instrumentation...........................................................................................................................15 6. Electrical.....................................................................................................................................15 7. Materials.....................................................................................................................................16 8. Coatings.....................................................................................................................................16 9. Noise control..............................................................................................................................16 10. Drawings..................................................................................................................................17 11. Testing.....................................................................................................................................17 11.1. General........................................................................................................................17 11.2. Diesel engine tests.......................................................................................................17 11.3. Pump tests...................................................................................................................18 11.4. Performance tests........................................................................................................18 12. Offshore ..................................................................................................................................18 12.1. General........................................................................................................................18 12.2. Skid..............................................................................................................................19 12.3. Pumps..........................................................................................................................20 12.4. Shipping preparation....................................................................................................21

List of Figures
Figure 1- Sample Functional Test Sheet........................................................................................23 Figure 2- Horizontal Pump Materials..............................................................................................24 Figure 3- Vertical Pump Materials..................................................................................................24 Figure 4- Sample Firewater System Data Sheet............................................................................25

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or revisions of. 2. Scope This GIS provides guidance on industry standards for firewater pump and system design. American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) ASD Standards for Steel Construction American Petroleum Institute (API) RP 2-A RP 14C RP 14E RP 2 FPS STD 541 STD 610 Design and Construction of Offshore Platforms Testing Safety Systems Offshore Piping Systems Practice for Design of Floating Production Facilities Form Wound Squirrel Cage Induction Motors Centrifugal Pumps American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) ASME B 16.5 ASME B 16. For dated references. the latest edition of the normative document referred to applies.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design 1.204 ASME B 31. any of these publications do not apply.3 ASME B 31. constitute requirements of this technical practice.1 ASME B 16. through reference in this text. parties to agreements based on this technical practice are encouraged to investigate the possibility of applying the most recent editions of the normative documents indicated below. However. subsequent amendments to. Normative references The following normative documents contain requirements that.3 Gaskets Process Piping Power Piping Pipe Flanges Valves American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) A 106B A 234 A 105 A 193 A 194 Carbon Steel Pipe Fittings Carbon Steel Forgings Bolting Bolting American Welding Society (AWS) Structural Welding Code BP Engineering Technical Practices (ETPs) GP 6-60 GP 6-63 GP 12-20 GP 12-25 Onshore and Offshore Paints and Coatings Internal Coating of Equipment and Piping Electric Motors Grounding Page 4 of 30 . For undated references.

30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design GIS 12-201 GIS 12-202 GIS 12-203 GIS 12-204 GIS 12-205 GIS 12-206 GP 30-25 GP 30-70 GP 32-20 GP 32-50 GP 32-51 GP 34-00 GIS 34-201 GIS 34-202 GIS 34-203 GIS 34-204 GIS 34-205 GP 36-10 GP 40-10 GP 42-10 GP 60-50 GP 62-01 IEC Low Voltage Induction Motors NEMA Low Voltage Induction Motors IEC High Voltage Induction Motors NEMA High Voltage Induction Motors IEC Synchronous Motors ANSI / NEMA Synchronous Motors Field Instrumentation-General Instruments and Controls in Vendor Packaged Equipment Testing. the following symbols and abbreviations apply: Page 5 of 30 . Symbols and abbreviations For the purpose of this GIS. Pre-commissioning Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment (ANSI) Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment (IEC) Rotating Equipment and Machinery Centrifugal Pumps Horizontal Centrifugal Pumps Vertical Centrifugal Pumps ISO Centrifugal Pumps ISO Centrifugal Pumps Materials Selection Structural Skids Metallic Piping Systems General Issues – Utility Packages Valves Selection British Standards Institute (BSI) BS 5514 Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines Engineering Equipment and Materials Users Association (EEMUA) Publication 140 Noise Procedure Specification International Standards for Organization STD 2548 Acceptance Testing for Centrifugal Pumps National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) Standards for Electrical Cabinets National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) NFPA 20 NFPA 70 Centrifugal Fire Pumps National Electrical Code Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 29 CFR 1910 Subpart D Working Walking Surfaces 3.

Mechanical General a. The overall design should recognize that the fire pump package will be required to operate on an intermittent basis and be able to start and operate independently of external supplies. If not specifically stated in this GIS.1. Design and construction of this equipment shall ensure that all equipment and materials are suitable for operation in the conditions and environment of the facility location." AWS D1. Construction of this equipment shall be as per: 1.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design BTU BHP FM FOI LB-FT NPS NPT NPSH PPM PSI RMS RPM SS TIR UL VDC British Thermal Units Brake Horsepower Factory Mutual Floating Offshore Installation Foot Pounds National Piping Size National Pipe Thread Net Positive Suction Head Parts Per Million Pounds per Square Inch Root Mean Square Revolutions per Minute Stainless Steel Total Indicator Readout. 2. g. c. The options should include the discharge valve being open. Underwriters Laboratory Volts Direct Current 4. ASME B31." No statement contained in this GIS shall be construed as limiting the design to minimum requirements. b. 3. "Structural Welding Code – Steel. the fire water pump package shall conform to the requirements in GP 60-50. The design information included in this GIS is not intended to cover complete details. AISC "Manual of Steel Construction-ASD MO 16. 4. e.3. "Process Piping" and GP 42-10. partially open or closed and the fire main being pressurised anywhere within the range of atmospheric pressure to the Page 6 of 30 . 17 & 21. f.1M:2002.1 / D1. Due to varying operating scenarios the design should be based on the most severe option. d.

piping and valves should be installed to prevent the loss of fire water. 4. Selection and design of pumps shall be as per: 1. GIS 34-201. Pumps a. GP 34-00. k. i. Gas or petrol (gasoline) pumps drivers are not normally used and shall be installed only after approval from the company. If the systems are connected. the engineer shall follow the guidance in GP 24-10. j. o. l. d. shall include a minimum of two 100% vertical turbine firewater pumps. Multiple pumps. with adequate separation between the pumps. if offshore. 2. 15 secs. f. or diesel engine pump drives may be used. Measures should be taken to prevent freezing of water mains that provide the necessary fire service requirements. For onshore installations. m. e. n. One maybe electrically driven and the other shall be driven by diesel engines. i.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design discharge pressure of an already operating fire pump. Total capacity should be sized based on normal needs and emergency scenario analysis. they shall be used for pressure maintenance and for small demands on the system. If jockey pumps are installed. The firewater system. but process and fire water systems should be separate whenever possible. g. each using a different type of drive. Page 7 of 30 . b. The design shall provide for easy equipment access by operations and maintenance personnel. API 610. 4. The design shall provide for removal of components for routine maintenance purposes. 3. All associated working and walking surfaces shall comply with OSHA 29 CFR 1910 subpart D. the engineer shall follow the guidance in GP 24-23. Suction strainers shall be of the basket type bolt-on construction and shall have a free area of at least four times the area of the pump suction. h. Two diesel engine driven pumps should give the greatest fire risk mitigation.2. Contamination of fire water by process water that may contain hydrocarbons. If offshore. Steam. For offshore installations. electric motor.). Interconnecting or looping of lines in vital services is desirable. The design shall provide for operation to be normally un-attended by operations or maintenance personnel. or additives that might cause foam breakdown. depending upon the reliability of the power source. The run up time of the combined unit shall be kept to a minimum (approx. Spare engine-driven water pumps shall be installed where the possibility of electric power outages exists. often provide optimum reliability. In all cases there will be a check valve between the pump discharge and pump isolating valve. should also be prevented. h. NFPA 20 c. the firewater pumps shall be located in a safe area on a lower deck.

n. k. The fire water systems demands shall also take into account any other water requirements such as foam making. s. q.038 mm) 3..002 inch) TIR for column sections exceeding 12 meters (40 feet).: (–) 0.0015 in (0.3. Page 8 of 30 . 3. p. Wet critical speeds. Clutches or any other devices with power transmission interrupting capabilities shall not be used. This will permit the use of short suction mains for effective and reliable pump operation.5 in (38 mm) Dia.025 mm) 2. u. Suction and discharge pressures specified on the data sheet will be those required at the termination points of the pump package. Surface roughness not to exceed 1 micrometer (40 µ inches) Root Mean Square (RMS). w. The capacity of the relief or leak-off system shall take into account any permanent internal flows such as for cooling.005 inch) for every 3 meters (10 feet) of shaft. Diameter tolerances shall follow the schedule listed below: a) b) c) 0.8. Line shafts shall comply with the following minimum standards: 1. etc. 2. Water pumps for fire service should be located as close as possible to the water supply source.8.5 in (63 mm) Dia.0 in (mm) to 1. A lateral critical speed analysis shall be carried out on all multi-stage pumps. Design should include allowance for any cooling water or other requirements of the pumping package when determining the capacity of the pump itself. Low flow relief or leak-off valves will be provided by the purchaser downstream of each pump to maintain the minimum continuous stable flow (as defined in API 610) with no flow into the firewater system.2 and 2. Outside diameters of flanges shall be machined within 50 micrometers (0.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design j. v. m.0 in (76 mm) Dia. It shall be possible to remove couplings without the need to move the engine or driven equipment. changes in elevation.: (–) 0. Provision for measuring pump capacity and differential head will be provided in the firewater pump system. r.001 in (0. when determining pump pressures and head. The maximum coupling torque shall be limited to a maximum of 80% of the coupling rating. It shall include both wet and dry criticals and shall be calculated both at design clearances and twice design clearances. An alternative means of remotely stopping pump drivers should be considered.002 inch) Total Indicator Readout (TIR) from the center of the pipe or shaft. shall be at least 20% above maximum continuous speed. o. Design should consider allowance for internal losses from pipe-work. t.002 in (0.050 mm) 1. Column pipe flanges shall have registered fits and bearing retainers shall have parallel and concentric surfaces machined within 50 micrometers (0. The capacity specified on the data sheet will be that required from the pump package into the firewater system. All flexible couplings incorporating a spacer piece shall be of a design in which the spacer piece is positively constrained from flying out in the event of failure of the flexible elements. strainers. Straightness: TIR shall not exceed 127 micrometers (0.5 in (63 mm) to l.3.3. A torsional analysis shall be carried out as specified in API 610 clauses 2. both at design clearances and at twice design clearances.5 in (38 mm) to 2.: (–) 0.

Piping 50 mm (2 in. High priority shall be given to the design. aa.) shall be carbon steel butt welded and flanged. The Rated Engine BHP after NFPA 20 deductions shall be a minimum of 110% the required pump BHP at 150 % of rated pump capacity. b. b. based on the use of batteries. Piping larger than 50 mm (2 in.1. The engines shall have a continuous site rating which exceeds the total absorber power of the pump package.3. fabricated. shall be permissible only where a thorough analysis of the water demands for a range of events has given an accurate prediction of the realistic water use. NFPA 20 requires a 150% run-out at 65% pressure. d. 4. supercharged and turbocharged engines. y. The preferred primary system shall be electric.3.) and smaller shall be carbon steel threaded schedule 80 minimum with 205 bar (3000 psi) fittings. such as water pump and cooler fan. Fire pump engines shall be in accordance with NFPA 20. and 10% additional flow for the largest controllable scenarios. Anti-seize compound shall be used on all stainless steel threaded mating surfaces to prevent seizing regardless of the force applied. The rated engine BHP shall be at the rated engine speed. The listed engine rating for fire pump drivers shall be for the quoted engine model. Thrust bearings shall be rated for at least twice the maximum thrust (up and down). The hydraulic modelling of the fire water system shall be carried out assuming a friction factor relevant to the type of piping material and taking into the account of deterioration in the surface during the working life of the facility. Engines utilized as fire pump drivers shall be rated at SAE conditions with the altitude and temperature deductions as stated in NFPA 20. Each engine shall be provided with two starting systems. and installation to ensure simple and reliable starting of the diesel engine driver unit and ease of access and maintenance.1 and ASME B31. Page 9 of 30 . These deductions apply to naturally aspirated. Strainers in the lift pump's suction shall have a minimum free area of four times the pump's first stage suction cross sectional area and a maximum slot dimension of 12 mm. Piping shall be designed. The pumps shall also have a 25% run-out capacity in excess of this maximum demand at 80% of the pressure. Diesel Engine drivers General a. transmission system and any auxiliaries under all operating conditions by a minimum of 5%. 4. bb. f. including gear and / or other transmission losses. highest pressure demand. 4. The design safety factor for fire pumps shall be at least 1 bar (15 psig) additional pressure for the lowest flow.4.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design x. Horizontal pumps shall have non-lubricated. Unlisted engine ratings shall be the shaft BHP after power reductions due to required accessories.4. This continuous rating shall have a minimum of 10% overload capacity. speed and accessories. g. z. construction. flexible disc. package. c. A reduced run-out. the secondary system may be either c. and tested in accordance with ASME B31. cc. Piping a. spacer type couplings. The compound shall be impervious to washout and will not drip or run or lose lubricity under severe weather conditions. e.

Engines shall be suitable for starting under all conditions without the need for engine prelube. Speed Variation is the allowable speed fluctuation from the rated speed set-point at constant load with all other engine operating conditions remaining constant. Piston ring type. The first compression ring. Speed Regulation 10. 4. 2. g. Max Speed Rise is the allowable momentary increase in speed when the engine is producing rated power at rated speed and the load is rapidly dropped to zero. Any project preference for the type of secondary will be identified in the data sheets. The minimum and maximum range set-points and the speed set-point of the governor shall be manually adjustable.4. 4. A electronic governor shall be supplied if not otherwise specified. e.00% 6. f. such as a connection to the air intake manifold. Max Speed Rise 13. c. and construction shall be clearly defined. b. Wet liners must have suitable sealing methods that allow for thermal growth and a positive means of preventing water from entering the crankcase.50%. c. All bearings shall have a positive means of anti-rotation. through an oil trap. Electric sump heaters. 4. d.4.25% +0. All engines shall have valve-guide inserts and. shall have a power density not exceeding 2.4. manufacturer. Either direct air cooling or water cooling of the engine is acceptable providing they are of the manufacturer's standard design.50% +0. as a minimum. Cooling system a. There shall be a means of ventilating the crankcase.4.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design hydraulic or compressed air. The current prevalent engine governor type is mechanical-hydraulic or electronic design. if available. 4. Page 10 of 30 . Speed Regulation is the allowable speed change from the rated speed set-point when the engine load is gradually reduced from rated power to zero.00%. Lube oil filters shall be of the replaceable element type and shall be equipped with relief valves and.00% 0.2.25%. Initiation of the secondary start system shall be by the manual operation of a single control button or equivalent. NEMA Governor Class A B C D.00% 7.3 W/cm². Filters shall be of duplex type with manual changeover facility. 3. on aluminum pistons shall have a wear resistant insert. Engine internals a. The governor class shall meet the following restrictions that are given as a percent of rated speed: 1. Requirements for type. if no other lube oil pressure indication is provided. All cylinders shall have removable liners. h. where applicable. shall be indicated on the data sheet. a differential pressure gauge. if provided. Governors a.00% 7. such as locking lugs and bearing crush shall be achieved without the use of shims.00% 4. Speed Variation +0.00% 7. There shall be a separate and independent method of detecting crankshaft over-speed which closes the fuel shutoff valve at 110 % of the rated continuous speed. valve-seat inserts. b. and model of governor.3.75% +0.

armored level gauge. f. Where possible. The only exception to the requirements detailed in NFPA-20 concerning the fuel system is the requirement that 95 % of the fuel tank volume is above the fuel pump center-line. Under no circumstances shall the tank be located above the hot exhaust ducting or the engine itself. In addition. The engine jacket and lube oil cooling system shall be of the closed circuit type. The fuel tank working capacity. The cooling water supply loop shall include shut-off valves. diesel engines shall have a day tank. not including expansion and sump volume.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design b. e. The cooling water supply for the heat exchanger shall be from the discharge of the fire pump. 5 % excess in the bottom and 10 % excess in the top. The fuel tank location will be specified in the scope of supply data sheets. d. Page 11 of 30 . The cooling loop shall also be tied into the cooling coil in the right-angle gear for vertical units. drain valve and low level alarm. provision shall be made for the prevention of over heating of the coolant due to local high temperature after shut down. h. and a bypass. c. vent and fuel return with degassing feature. if necessary. b. constant pressure pilot operated valve in accordance with NFPA-20. i. 4. at the opposite end from the drain valve. The fuel tank construction shall be per NFPA 20 with exception to the fuel supply valve being at an elevation equal to or greater than the engine fuel pump. a 90-10 cuprous nickel heat exchanger and engine jacket temperature regulating device. The cooling system shall be sized for the engine continuous net brake power at the maximum ambient and cooling water temperatures. including a circulating pump driven by the engine. The skid shall not be used as a fuel tank. e. circulating pump to ensure optimum engine starting temperature at the minimum specified ambient temperature. manual fill with screen. shall be sized for twenty-four hours operation (minimum) based on the engine manufacturer's maximum fuel rate between 50% and 100% of rated power. The diesel fuel system shall be UL listed type per NFPA-20.5. the fuel return shall utilize a stilling tube located at drain end of the tank. The fuel supply stilling tube inlet shall be approximately 50 mm (2 in) above the bottom of the fuel tank. inspection port. strainer. The total lift for the engine mounted fuel pump shall not exceed 152 cm (5 ft) at the lowest fuel level and be supplied through a stilling tube. d. c. g. Each diesel engine shall have a dedicated fuel storage tank designed and sized to provide a net capacity of fuel in accordance with statutory regulations When specified. The engine shall be provided with thermostatically controlled jacket water heaters and. Fuel a. g. the fuel tank for skid mounted packages shall be mounted under the engine support structure.4. It shall not be independently powered. overflow connection.inlet supply valve. If specified on the data sheets the system shall also include capacity for cooling the air within the engine enclosure or room and for cooling the engine exhaust. If necessary. The day tank shall be sloped toward the drain at a rate of 21 mm per meter (¼" per foot). As a minimum the day tank accessories shall include . The total volume shall equal 115 % (minimum) of the capacity specified on the data sheets. If provided the radiator fan shall be driven from the engine either directly or by the use of hydraulic transmission. f.

The air storage reservoir shall be sized for 180 seconds continuous cranking without recharging. A 316 SS flexible braided hose with threaded ends shall be between the skid air piping and the starter.6. Hot exhaust system piping within the confines of the package shall be insulated or protected to limit surface temperature to 65ºC (149ºF). The engine shall be equipped with an air starter. Filter condition gauges shall be provided. There shall be no shut-off valve in the return line to the tank.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design The diesel engine data sheets shall state the maximum allowable height of the tank bottom above the underside of the diesel engine skid / package frame. If the tank is located within the diesel engine room / enclosure this valve shall also be operable from outside the room / enclosure. Dry replaceable filters shall be provided for the combustion air intake. A constant pressure regulator capable of supplying the required amount of air to the starter shall be provided on skid between the starting air receiver and the air starter. c. e. pressure). starting air valves. they shall be water cooled to limit surface temperature. Direct air injection systems may only be considered for larger engines when available as a standard engine feature. Design specifications shall indicate the maximum allowable backpressure at the edge of skid flange for the starter at the full rated starting airflow. exhaust a. For unmanned installations high pressure fuel lines between the fuel pumps and injectors shall be double-skinned. b.4. The temperature and the length of the system requiring cooling will be specified within the data sheets. The fuel suction filters shall be of the duplex type with replaceable elements and a changeover facility to permit removal and replacement of either element without need for engine shut-down. Filter mesh size shall be specified by the engine supplier. bellows and spark arrestors. b. A thermostatically controlled tank heating system shall be provided if ambient conditions could result in the viscosity of the fuel exceeding the maximum recommended by the engine vendor. n. seamless tubing with fuel leak monitoring and alarm. gauges and regulators as required. strainers. A flow control valve shall be provided between the regulator and the air starter. The discharge location from the exhaust system shall be specified. An automatic shut-off valve actuated by engine over-speed shall be fitted in the air intake manifold. c. Design shall include the start air requirements (rate vs. d. Air starting a. The starting air receiver shall be supplied and mounted off-skid and shall not be a part of the fire pump package scope. 4. l. Where exhaust systems can be exposed to hazardous area conditions.7. Operation of the valve shall be independent of external power sources and shall be capable of manual operation. k.4. Provision shall be made for priming and bleeding the fuel injection system. Page 12 of 30 . j. m. Intake. 4. The exhaust system shall include silencers. If two or more fire pump packages are provided each engine shall have its own exhaust system. On manned installations the fuel lines may be as above or heavy seamless tubing. Flame resistant flexible hoses shall be provided within the fuel supply and return piping systems between the engine and off skid pipe-work at the edge of the engine. In all cases a locally operated manual valve shall be installed in the fuel line to the engine at the tank outlet. o. The air start facility shall normally be by use of an air driver starting motor using compressed air from a storage reservoir.

4. sealed maintenance free batteries per NFPA 20. independent of the fire pump package. In both cases a hand started diesel engine driven compressor shall be provided as back-up. Power for successive cranking cycles shall alternate between two battery systems. 4. Piping for hydraulic systems shall be stainless steel. e. c. 1. charger shall disengage to limit current input to batteries Each battery system shall have its own independent dedicated charger. f. Electric starting a. Hydraulic starting a. In the event of a battery failing during the cranking period. not reducing battery design life. b. d. including the reservoir.4. 2. 4. The removal arrangements shall also facilitate in-situ checking of the accumulator pre-charger pressure. the healthy battery shall be brought in automatically to provide power for all the remaining cranking cycles. The hydraulic cranking device shall operate independently of external power supplies. When hydraulic starting is used the accumulators and other accessories shall be located on the same skid base as the diesel engine.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design d. Page 13 of 30 . 3. restoring full charge of the battery within 24 hours following any style of discharge. The contactor shall be used for isolation purposes only. The controller shall have dual UL / FM approved current limiting type chargers with float charging design so as not to overcharge and damage the batteries. Each charger shall comply with the following: 1. The electric starting system shall include a 24 VDC starter. The overall hydraulic system shall contain at least two accumulators each capable of being isolated from the system and removed from maintenance without depressurising the system. A by-pass with manual valve or switch shall be provided for supplying compressed air to the engine starter in the event of control circuit failure.9. Each battery unit shall have sufficient capacity at the site minimum temperature to maintain the cranking speed recommended by the engine manufacturer through a 6 minute cycle (15 seconds cranking and 15 seconds rest in 12 consecutive cycles). skid mounted in a fiberglass battery box. c. 4. shall either be recharged from high pressure storage bottles or via an intensifier from a separate air supply. The charger shall be marked with the ampere-hour rating of the largest capacity battery that it can recharge in compliance with (a) above. DC contactor. 3. The capacity of the hydraulic cranking system shall provide not less than six cranking cycles at the site minimum ambient temperature. The hydraulic starting facility shall comply with the following conditions. When current demand is high on starting. Control of this contactor will be from the installation's Fire and Gas Detection system. It shall be based on automatically controlled chargers taking power from a separate alternating current power source. Have a rate of charge consistent with recharging the respective battery in the minimum time. b. not causing damage to the battery.8. For recharging the accumulators the hydraulic systems should contain one engine driven pump and one manually operated pump. A means of recharging the storage batteries shall be provided. The air starting system. The starting batteries shall be capable of being isolated by a remotely controlled contactor contained within a NEMA 4X enclosure. An ammeter with an accuracy of ±5% of the normal charging rate shall be furnished to indicate the operation of the charger. 2.

7. 5. "High Jacket Water Temperature" and "Over-speed". e. Failure to start (over-crank). Pressure switches to provide signals for the following indications on main control panel: a) Pump running. 2. Any failure to crank shall be alarmed. 9. To initiate automatically cranking on primary or back up start systems. Engine speed.4. To initiate and terminate cranking on engine start. Hydraulic circulating pump start / stop push buttons. 8. Emergency stop. To shut down the engine by shutting off fuel supply. 4. The control valves shall be arranged so that once the engine is started it will not shut down for loss of instrument air. Individual indicators for: a) b) c) d) e) High jacket water temperature. 5. Local / Remote control switch. The engine control system shall be designed and furnished with a skid mounted electronic control panel and engine-mounted sensing and control devices. Page 14 of 30 .30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design 4. Crank cycles shall be 15 seconds crank followed by 15 seconds rest. 3. Selection of starting method. 2. Start selector with manual / auto-standby / off. To select "automatic". c.10. 4. Controls and instrumentation a. "manual start" and "off" modes on control panel. Normal / Test changeover switch. 10. b. 8. All engine instruments such as gauges and indicators shall be placed on a suitable panel securely mounted on the same side of the skid as the fire pump control panel. To operate in "manual" mode so that the engine will shut down on "Trouble" malfunctions. if fitted. 7. To operate in "automatic" mode so that engine will start on a signal from a remote device and will not shut down except by the stop control. To sense engine trouble malfunctions . Engine oil pressure."Low Engine Oil Pressure". 6. by initiating a signal to the governor. The fire pump package operator shall be able to see engine and pump control panels at the same time. other heater switches. Starting air pressure. Start / Stop push buttons. The engine shall be equipped with controls to perform following functions: 1. The control panel shall provide the following: 1. d. Jacket water heater and. 3. 6. 9.

mounting the control panel and installing all tubing and wiring. GP 12-20. API 541. b. d. and painting of equipment and piping. All electrical materials and equipment shall be fabricated in accordance with NEMA Standards and shall be labeled or listed as approved by the Underwriters Laboratory (UL) or Factory Mutual (FM).30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design b) c) Pump not in “auto” mode. 2. Control panel enclosures shall be NEMA 4X and fabricated from 316 SS. All instruments and controls shall be removed or sufficiently protected prior to sandblasting. 6. h. Design shall provide for mounting controls on the engine. The control system shall be UL listed for fire pump control. Resetting of trips shall only be possible locally. testing. 8. Page 15 of 30 . screws or fastening hardware for the panel. Panels shall be NEMA 4X and fabricated from 316 SS. GIS 12-205. Remote "auto" start at the pump when panel receives a signal from main alarm system. c. g. GIS 12-203. screws or fastening hardware for the panel. 4. including the supply of maximum horsepower to the pump with the rated impeller at run out on the performance curve without using any portion of the motor safety factor. All bolts. When the operating mode or select switch is in the normal position. NFPA 70 and GP 12-45 shall govern the work. Instrumentation a. GIS 12-204. GIS 12-201. 5. 7. 6. 11. c. GIS 12-206. All faults which will ultimately lead to a shutdown shall have a pre-alarm which shall be set to give reasonable warning of an imminent shutdown. e. 5. GIS 12-202. When in the test mode all trips shall be operational. Electrical a. 3. all trips other than the over-speed trip shall be inhibited. Control boxes on the skid shall be mounted with vibration dampers. including nameplate screws shall be 316 SS with aircraft locking nuts. Instrumentation shall be provided as indicated on the drawings. Electric motors selection shall be based on the following: 1. All instrumentation shall comply with GP 30-25 and GP 30-70. Pump malfunction. including nameplate screws shall be 316 SS with aircraft locking nuts. f. All bolts. b. Electric motor shall be sized to meet the loading conditions of the pump specified on the data sheets. f.

Such features shall not compromise. 2. Materials a. at or beyond 1m from the machine surface shall not exceed 110 dB(A). 4. together with the octave band or bands in which it occurs. the correct operation of the machine. c. Structural steel: galvanized. ASME B 16. A-234. Noise-reducing features shall be cost quoted separately in the supplier’s quotation and shall be subject to company approval. He shall also provide details of any narrow band noise emitted by his equipment that is noticeable to the ear. f. by prior agreement such measurements and calculations may be carried out by other standard noise test procedures. In the absence of any stated noise limits the maximum noise level.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design d. c. 7. Pumps: see Figures 3 and 4. Any requirements for a lower maximum noise level shall be described. 8. Bolting: as per ASTM A-193. Electrical components shall be suitable for service in the environment and hazardous area classification defined in the data sheets. Coatings should be applicable for the environment at the location of the facility.3. Generally materials should be as follows: 1. in any way. Page 16 of 30 . Coatings a. 6. or any other requirements and will only be accepted when there is no alternative for noise control. e. Valves: as per GP 62-01. d. Fittings: as per ASTM A-105. 194.204. Materials should be selected as per GP 36-10. c. Noise control a. b. 3. 5. or ASME B 16. Coatings for materials and equipment should be as per GP 6-60 and GP 6-63. e. Pipe: as per GP 42-10. b. irrespective of pump output. Noise levels shall be measured and calculated in accordance with the procedures stated in EEMUA Publication No 140. The manufacturer shall provide details of the noise emission from his equipment in octave bands. the levels with and without these features shall be stated. Alternatively. Available power shall be as specified in the data sheets. Noise control shall conform to the requirements in GP 14-01 and GIS 14-011. Structural steel shall be galvanized to protect against the environment. 7. Gaskets: Flexitallic or as per ASME B 16. Bolted equipment shall have separate ground lugs with ground bonding cable connected to the skid structure. Design shall include grounding provisions and shall comply with GP 12-25 and shall include grounding provisions for all equipment. The material of construction shall be appropriate for the type of water in the system: Any project preferences for the materials to be used are given in the data sheets. b. 9. Where the noise-limiting requirements of GP 14-01 and GIS 14-011cannot be met without the provision of noise-reducing features.

Exhaust temperature (ºC/ ºF). d. Output power (BHP). During the tests. b. c. Standard data sheets compiled for BS 5514 purposes are the preferred format for the data. or other unacceptable characteristics. 11. driver.2. BMEP (PSI). the scope. transmission. pump. i. h. 2. A five days notice prior to testing is recommended. as a minimum. The satisfactory functioning of the complete package is normally part of the vendor's guarantee. The package shall be designed and constructed as specified on drawings and data sheets. 11. All pressure containing parts shall be hydrostatically tested in accordance with API 610.1. e. d. Drawings a. b. Testing requirements may also be found in GP 60-50..e. measurements to be taken. A diesel engine performance map shall be provided and shall indicate minimum turndown conditions recommended for continuous service and shall include: 1.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design 10. 4. Torque (LB-FT). All fire control and safety equipment shall be tested prior to shipment to insure proper operation and satisfaction. Acceptance of performance. All instrumentation and electrical devices shall be calibrated before attempting mechanical run or performance testing. mechanical run or operational tests shall not constitute a waiver of requirements to meet the specified operating conditions. 5. Documentation shall conform to the requirements in GP 60-50. f. General a. noise. Close coordination during the test run phase to ensure the satisfactory functioning of the complete package . Specific fuel consumption (BTU / BHP-HR). c. i. duration. The panel and engine shall be shop run tested per requirements of NFPA-20. the equipment shall operate to satisfaction without vibration in excess of 5 mils or 0.20 IPS. b. Electrical equipment testing should follow GP 32-50 and GP 32-51. Engine speed (RPM). 3. Test procedures shall detail. g. controls and other ancillaries is recommended. and shall include the following data: Page 17 of 30 . Rotating equipment shall be aligned with driver before testing. The control panel shall be assembled and connected to the engine for a complete functional test and shop run test the engine in accordance with Factory Mutual. Diesel engines shall be tested in accordance with BS 5514. j. Diesel engine tests a. and acceptance criteria of all tests. All testing shall be carried out in accordance with written procedures. Testing 11.

75% and 100% of engine rated shaft BHP at site conditions. Diesel engines shall be tested against a water brake. A characteristic curve showing the pump performance based upon the results of the shop tests shall be provided.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design 1. No lateral or torsional critical speed shall lie within the operating speed range of the system. operates and stops free from torsional vibration and oscillation. e. to demonstrate full load power and 10% overload capability. Each engine. d.4. and shall be within the limits specified.433 in/s) at any operating condition. f. The operation of the over-speed protection system shall be demonstrated mechanically or hydraulically without the use of electrical power. agreement with the purchaser shall be reached on the head losses in the test and final configurations. c. i. lubricating oil consumption and information detailed in BS 5514. h. 12. Pump performance tests shall be performed within 10% of pump rated speed. offshore use in UK is 12 hours based on fuel consumption at engine continuous net rated power. and the corrections to be applied to the test measurements. Fuel storage capacity for diesel engine drivers must meet local requirements. fuel consumption. 11. Diesel engine RMS velocity of vibration shall not exceed 11 mm/s (0. coupling.. Outline technical documentation concerning the engine and type. c. vertically mounted pumps may have to be tested with shortened columns.g. Test results and performance characteristics shall be recorded and kept on file for availability on request. e. Performance tests a. General a. Pump tests a. All diesel engine performance tests shall be based on site conditions and shall certify fuel usage (BTU / BHP-HR) for 50%. 2. The tests shall be extended as required to demonstrate the characteristics defined in NFPA 20. b. Prior to such tests. Performance and NPSH tests shall be carried out in accordance with ISO 2548. All testing shall be carried out using the contract heat exchangers.1. 11. b. Submergence tests should be performed on vertical well-type pumps. d.3. governor and over-speed device. Offshore 12. Engine oil having identical characteristics to the contract oil shall be used. g. filters. Page 18 of 30 . Declaration of power. A witnessed shop run test shall be conducted on pumps. As a consequence of the length of the columns employed for vertically mounted pumps and the limitations of test facilities. The first lateral and torsional critical speeds for the complete train shall be at least 10% above the maximum operating speed. driven unit system shall be so designed to ensure that the complete installation starts. NPSH tests on horizontal pumps shall be carried out on the first pump of each type when the NPSH required at 150% rated capacity exceeds 80% of the NPSH available as specified on the data sheet for the same capacity. A “torsional vibration analysis” of each complete equipment string shall be completed.

h. Electrical end devices shall be terminated at a skid mounted equipment control panel. Wind loadings shall be determined in accordance with API RP 2A. As all offshore installations will have at least two fire pumps. e. static and hydraulic.2. fabricated and inspected in accordance with GP 40-10. Skid a. A drip pan shall be installed under the engine and shall be constructed of not less than ⅜" plate properly supported and sloped to a 6” channel drain trough installed across the center of the skid and drained on each side. Skids shall be designed. Accessible skid surface shall be covered with grating. reset. j. b. The skid shall be constructed to provide easy removal of the engine oil pan without removing the engine from the skid. 12. The driver will be located in a non-hazardous area. API RP 14C. the package will be required to operate in parallel with other fire pumps. c. Slings shall not contact skid components during lifting. c. 4. Applicable offshore codes shall be applied to include: 1. 2. API RP 2FPS. and status indication lights shall be mounted on this panel. 3. if included as part of this package may be located in an exposed location as indicated in the data sheets. i.. Consideration should also be given to preventing reverse rotation. Circulating water for diesel engines shall be cooled in either an air cooled radiator or in a water / water heat exchanger using sea water from the pump discharge. The design of these systems should be based on starting the engine and pump from rest. The wind load shall be applied to the vertical projection of the fire pump package.. All field switches. g. For floating installations. equipment shall be capable of operating at a sustained maximum inclination as stated in the data sheets. Page 19 of 30 . f. API RP 2A. e. e. including all appurtenances. shackles.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design b. When selecting the materials of construction the design should include the water intake may be dosed for antifouling purposes. d. The fire pump package shall be self-supporting and designed to withstand a wind load as specified on the data sheets. d. Oil drain shall be accessible for draining without draining into the skid drain pan. etc. An analysis of axial loads. f. Any project preference shall include cooling method and / or location of the air cooled radiator (if needed) and such details shall be given in the data sheets. etc. during starting and stopping and while operating with flow between minimum continuous stable flow and 150% rated flow shall be provided. The analysis shall include minimum and maximum speeds and internal pump clearance at both design values and twice design values. The fire pump package be completely confined within the boundaries of and mounted upon a structural steel skid designed for single point lifting by a crane. API RP 14E. hand / off / auto.g. Skid components shall not interfere with the installation or removal of lifting gear such as slings. within a fully walled and roofed room or enclosure: the enclosure.

seawater-lubricated type with cutlass rubber bearings held in place by 316 SS spiders located. The column pipe shall be in flanged interchangeable sections. Pumps General a.3. 12. The pump / caisson diametrical clearance shall be 100 mm minimum. “piggy backed” to the main column pipe. the end of each bolt shall be flush with the outer end of the nut to avoid marine growth collecting on the threaded surfaces of the bolt. i.) in diameter and a minimum of twelve bolts shall be used at each flange connection. 12. The minimum caisson size acceptable while maintaining the required diametrical clearance shall be specified. This small bore pipe shall terminate in a flange at the column pipe head piece. spacer type couplings. d. c. c. This shall be maintained over any bumper. Vertical pumps a.3. h.3. the lift pump will be either of the vertical suspended type located within a caisson (stilling tube) or of the split casing type located within a floatation chamber below sea level. a minimum of 16 mm (⅝ in. The section length shall be consistent with ease of handling and the necessary connections for the hydraulic piping. Lift and booster pumps a. The shut-off or deadhead pressure shall not exceed 140 % of the rated pressure at design capacity. The top and bottom sections may be unique.1. The column pipe shall be provided with centralizers to center the pump and column in the pipe casing. d. b. Dependent upon the platform type.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design 12.2.3. When installed. Pumps shall have a continuously rising head capacity curve from design point to shut-off. b. Vertical pumps shall have universal joint. The column assembly shall be open line shaft. design shall include evaluation and recommendation of the number and location of centralizers. 12. as a minimum. By means of a small bore pipe.3. g. Vertical pumps with fabricated discharge heads shall be provided with a stainless steel NPT coupling for engine and gear cooling water. f. at each column flange. multi-stage. Friction loss for vertical column pipe shall not exceed 152 cm (5 feet) of head per 30 meters (100 feet) of pipe. Vertical fire pumps are to be vertical shaft. c. The booster pump and its seal system shall be capable of running dry during start-up. Deviations from these percentages shall not be permitted unless specifically reviewed as these requirements are from NFPA 20. The machine bolts and nuts for the column pipe flanges shall be 316 SS. b. closed impeller. The combined lift and booster pumps performance characteristics shall fully comply with the requirements of NFPA 20. facilities shall be provided for the injection of chemical dosing into the water adjacent to the pump suction strainer. The lift pump shall satisfy the NPSH requirements of the booster pump throughout its entire flow range up to 150% rated capacity. The platform type and required pump type are given in the data sheets. Page 20 of 30 . Unless specified in the data sheets. turbine type meeting all of the performance criteria and material requirements in accordance with the specifications listed on data sheets. The pumps shall be capable of delivering 150 % of rated capacity at not less than 65 % of rated discharge pressure. e. Each sections length shall be specified in data sheets including the not to exceed length.

The discharge head shall be located above the top of the structural skid base and shall be made of carbon steel and internally coated with baked-on phenolic epoxy. spiders. If not specifically stated below. For vertical pumps this shall include the complete column pipe. Shaft ends finished with a minimum 1/16 inch (1. After the test. the equipment shall be packaged for shipment and storage according to manufacturer’s recommended procedures. e. f.5 millimeters) chamfer and a minimum 1/16 inch (1. Engine oil. The total discharge head and performance curves shall include all internal losses in the pumps (including column pipes for vertical units). d. the tank shall be drained and blown dry with air. m. If requirements below conflict with those in the GP. Screwed coupling ends machined at right angles with the center line and threads square with ends of the shaft. vertical turbine pump shafts shall have: 1. i.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design d.5 millimeters) by a maximum of 1/3 the shaft diameter deep recess at the center of shaft ends. and discharge head to ensure the assembly will fit together. Vertical pumps shall be designed to deliver firewater at a discharge pressure as measured at the discharge head flange with a pumping water level as specified. c. After the run tests are complete. k. Vertically mounted lift pumps shall be designed to be freely suspended from the discharge head with no guide system. shaft. The line shaft shall be capable of transmitting at least 125 % of the maximum horsepower the engine is capable of producing. A base plate with a minimum thickness of one inch shall be installed on the skid below the discharge head. Vertical pumps shall have a two-piece top shaft with rigid coupling. Vertical pumps shall not require an enclosure or a pre-lubrication system. The discharge head shall be equipped with two lifting lugs designed with a safety factor of 4:1 based on lifting the entire assembly consisting of the column pipe. n. Page 21 of 30 . Vertical pump line shaft section lengths shall not exceed 10 feet (3. 2. Unless other designs in the higher power range are approved. At the completion of the equipment testing. b. The line shaft lengths shall interface consistently with the column pipe lengths in order to ease the installation of the discharge assembly. pump bowl assembly. j. the most stringent requirement shall prevail. The discharge head shall provide the entire support for the right-angle gear. the diesel engine fuel tank shall be drained and leak tested by filling the vessel full of fresh water and approved corrosion inhibitor.05 m). shaft. line shaft. speed. g. strainer. coolant and gear housing oil for initial field fill shall be provided. Shipping preparation a. o. e. and support spacing. pump bowl assembly and strainer. Pump shaft shall be "stiff" design with critical speeds at least 10% above normal running speed. A bumper may be provided to protect vulnerable areas. 12.4. column pipe assembly. shipping preparation shall conform to GP 60-50. and pump bowls and impellers. All items designated as shipped loose shall be trial fit in the shop prior to shipment. l. h. Design shall provide “critical” speed dynamic calculations considering the shaft size.

h. tagged. the instrument. k.) thick metal or 13 mm (½ in. All material shipped separately shall be properly tagged or marked with the item and serial number of unit for which it is intended. long-shank steel plugs wrapped with Teflon tape. g. instrument leads. All untapped openings shall be provided with 4 mm (3/16 in. All tapped openings disconnected for shipping purposes shall be plugged with solid. all machined surfaces will be prepared with a corrosion inhibitor. i. and adequately protected from damage during shipment by storing in wooden crates. or the line description of the connecting piping.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design f.) wood closures bolted in place with no less than four bolts with full rubber gaskets. Each major component shall be properly identified with item and serial numbers. The unit shall not be shipped until it is inspected and reviewed. easily damaged parts shall be removed. All connections. shall be identified with a securely-attached 316 SS metal tag indicating the type of connection. l. Page 22 of 30 . Immediately upon completion of all tests. and the like. The wooden crates shall contain a packing list on the outside. Small. including those for instruments. j. All items that can be damaged by water shall be securely wrapped in waterproof plastic before being placed in crates. m. All tapped openings including open-ended valves shall be plugged.

High Air intake valve . 6. 7. 6. 2 Healthy Duty Pump(s) selected Engine Running Panel on automatic Weekly test start due Emergency Manual start selected Battery fault / charger fault Pump at pressure DIESEL Failed to start Engine over-speed Oil pressure .Low Secondary start pressure . 2 Healthy Charger No.Low Ind R G G G G A G G A R R G R R R R R R R R R Flag N N N N G R R R Alarm X X X X X X X X X X X - Trip X * * * * * - Remote X X X X X C X X C C C C C C C X X X X X - C C C Page 23 of 30 . 5. 10 11 **12 1. 8. 4. 7 8 1.Sample Functional Test Sheet 1. 3.Low INTERFACE Remote start Remote start inhibited (local) AC SUPPLIES AC mains on Engine jacket water heater Panel heater on Hydraulic Supply on HYDRAULIC PUMP Hydraulic oil pump running Hydraulic oil flow failure Hydraulic oil temperature .High Hydraulic oil tank level . 1 Healthy Battery No. 3. 4. 2. 1 Healthy Charger No.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design Figure 1. 1. 4 1.Low Jacket water level .Closed Fuel tank level . 9. 2. 2. 3. 3 4 Function CONTROLLER Auto start switch off Battery No.Low Cooling water temperature . 2. 2. 5.

S. SAE 63 Page 24 of 30 .S.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design Figure 2. Steel Dbl.S. / S. B584 S.Vertical Pump Materials ITEM Pump / Bowl Bearings Lock Collet Line Shaft Line Shaft Couplings Line Shaft Bearings Bearing Retainer Column Pipe / Coating Column Flgs / Bolting Disch.S. Brz. A276–316 Carbon Fill Teflon Brz.S.S.S.S. Case Pump / Bowl Shaft Shaft Sleeve Packing Radial Bearing Thrust Bearing FRESH WATER Cast Iron A48–Cl30/40 Steel SAE J429. Steel Dbl. SAE 63 Sil–Brz. or S. or S. Steel / Epoxy Brz.Horizontal Pump Materials ITEM Case Case Bolting Case Coating Impeller Wear Rings. Graphite Sgl. SAE 63 Brz. or S. B98–C651 N/A Brz. SAE 63 S. 316 Fab. SAE 63 S. Row Ball. SAE 63 Steel Sch–40 / Epoxy S. 316 / S S.S. 8 Enamel Brz. A276–316 A582-416 or A276-410 S. Row Ball.S. Brz. Steel SALTWATER Brz. Graphite Sgl.S. A276–316 Fluted Rubber Brz. Row Ball. Row Ball. or S. B584 Brz. B584 SALTWATER Brz. Brz. B584 Steel A108 Brz. A276–316 Brz. Gr. B584 Steel Sch 40 / Epoxy Steel / S. 316 Cast Iron / Epoxy Cast Iron / S.S.S. Steel Figure 3. A276–316 A582-416 or A276-410 S. Assembly / Coating Packing Box / Bolting Inlet Strainer Impeller FRESH WATER Brz. Brz.

PUMP CONSTRUCTION Size (in) Connections: Suction: Discharge: Drain: Vent: Pressure Gauge: º Vertical Column Casing Mount: º Maximum Allowable Casing Pressure (psig): º Hydro Test Pressure (psig): º Oil Bearing Lube: º Oil Viscosity @ 100°F (SUS): º Sleeve Bearing Type: Rating (psi) Facing Location º Horizontal Centerline At 60 °F º Pressure º Antifriction º Foot º Bracket At Normal Pump Temperature º Flood º Ring Oiled 36 Remarks: 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 Page 25 of 30 .: º Driver Mfr.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design Figure 4. Required: º Serial No. º Max. Max. Head (ft): Firewater Characteristics º Specific Gravity @ °F: Pumping (°F): Ambient Temperature (°F): Location Characteristics Area Classification: º Non-Hazardous º Design Rated º Design Rated º Design Rated º Hydraulic Horsepower: NPSHA (ft): º Freshwater Saltwater Suspended Solids (% by Volume): º Min. Normal º Min.Sample Firewater System Data Sheet GENERAL INFORMATION º 1 Note: 2 Applicable to: 3 Client: 4 Item No.: 5 Site: 6 Service: 7 Type/Size: 8 Pump Mfr.: º No. º º º º Max. Normal º Enclosed Outdoors º Group Class Area Noise Classification: dBA º Max.: º By Manufacturer º As Built GENERAL DESIGN REQUIREMENTS º º º º Fixed Installation Horizontal Split Case Primary Fire Pump Electric Motor º º º º º º º º º º º º º º º Mobile Installation Horizontal End Suction Booster Pump Engine º NFPA 20 º Vertical Submerged º Jockey Turbine Pump OPERATING CONDITIONS Capacity (US gpm): Discharge Pressure (psig): Suction Pressure (psig): º Diff. Building Div.: 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 Design: Pump: Service: Driver Selection: Indicates information to be completed by Purchaser º Proposal º Purchase Project: Job No. º Max.

Power.D.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design PUMP CONSTRUCTION (CONT./Model: Mfr.) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 º Rated º Min.: º Speed (rpm) Rated Max.: º Efficiency (%): º Rated Head. PUMP ACCESSORIES º º º º º º º º º º Air Release Valve: Minimum Flow Valve: Pressure Switch: Pressure Gauge: Test Meter Assembly: Seals/Packing Mfr/Model: Suction Reducer: Discharge Increaser: Test Header (Outlet): Seal Flush: º º º º º º º º º º Size: Size: Qty: Qty: Size: Size: Size: Size: Size: No º º º º º º º º º º Type: Type: Type: Range (psi): Type: Type: Type: Type: Type: Yes º º º º º º º º º º Mfr. Rated Impeller (bhp): º Total Head @ Shutoff (psi): º Total Head @ 150% Rated Capacity (psi): º Suction Lift Pressure (ft): º NPSHR (ft Water) @ 3% Drop in Head: º Down Thrust (lbs): º Up Thrust (lbs): º Min. Rated Impeller (ft): º Rated Power (bhp): º Max. Impeller (ft): º Rated Head. of Stages: Line Shaft Diameter (in): Shaft Section Length: Column Diameter (in): Column Joints: Suction Strainer: º Materials: Discharge Head Column Flanges Impellers Shaft Sleeves Lineshaft Bearings Bearing Retainers Suction Bell Column Supports Column Bolting º º º º º Shaft: º Shaft Sleeve: º Base Plate: º Impeller: º Shaft Bearings: º Coupling Guard: Shaft Diameter (in): VERTICAL PUMPS ONLY º º º º º º º Bowl (Max./Model: Mfr./Model: Materials: Materials: Materials: API Plan: MATERIALS OF CONSTRUCTION 24 º Casing: 25 º Wear Rings: 26 º Gland Plate: 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 No. Max. Continuous Flow (gpm): Note: All flows and pressures are at pump discharge flange./Model: Mfr./Model: Mfr. Impeller Diameter (in): º Between Bearing º Overhung Impeller Mount: º Clockwise º counterclockwise Rotation (Viewed from Coupling): º Yes º No Test Header Required: Performance: Performance Curve No. in): Bowl and Column Assembly Length (ft): Quantity: º Column Length: º Flanged º Basket Bearing Housing Bowls Impeller Wear Rings Keys Lineshaft Couplings Column Bushing Suction Strainer Discharge Column Soleplate Column Wall Thickness (in): Threaded Cone Column Bowl Wear Rings Shafts Collets Gland Bowl Bushing Coupling Guard Bowl Bolting 43 Remarks: 44 45 46 Page 26 of 30 ./Model: Mfr. O. º Max.

30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design COUPLING/GEAR 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 High Speed Coupling: Manufacturer Low Speed coupling: Manufacturer Gear: Manufacturer Thrust Capacity: Lubrication Type: Rated HP Cooling Coil Required: Rating Rating Ratio Min. Starting Voltage Up (lbs) Synchronization Diesel Four Cycle Aftercooled V-Type Cylinders Dual Water-cooled Automatic Bore (in): Maximum Non-Parallel Cetane Rating: Naturally Aspirated Multiple Insulated Pneumatic Stroke (in) 3 Displacement (in ) BMEP @ Rated HP Compression Ratio C D Rated Low Tension Full Flow Bypass Type Continuous Parallel Diesel Engine Driver Data Sheet No. Max.: Manual Number of Cylinders: Brake Mean Effective Pressure (psi): Engine Heat Rejection (Btu/Min): Rotation Facing Flywheel: CW NEMA Governor Class: A Governor Type: Speed Range (rpm): Maximum Ignition: Single Crankcase Oil Capacity (gal): RPM Phase Temp. Allow.: 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40  41 42 43 HP Volts Enclosure Bearings (R/T) Vert. Pressure Efficiency: Yes hp/100RPM Model No. Thrust Capacity Efficiency @ Full Load Power (bhp): Speed (rpm): Fuel Consumption (gal/hr): Engine Rating Net Power (bhp): Rated Speed of Driven Eqpt. hp/100RPM Model No. Max.(rpm): Fuel Type: Fuel Gas Engine Type: Two Cycle Turbo Charged In-Line Cylinders Exhaust Manifold: Single Air Cooled Engine Speed Cont.) 44 Remarks: 45 46 47 48 Page 27 of 30 . Rise (°F) Min.: Gasoline Engine Electric Motor Engine Drivers Load Rated Normal Electric CCW B Mfr: Minimum Dual Oil Filter: Electric Motor Drivers Frame Hertz Insulation Lube Down (lbs) Service Factor Type Full Load AMPS Locked Rotor AMPS (Based on L10=25000 hrs. RPM: Model No. Flood Service Factor: No Type Type Type DRIVERS 11 Driver Type: Driver Item No.

Pressure « « Other « Tachometer « « Hour Meter « « Lube Oil Filter Diff. Engine Speed Page 28 of 30 . Pressure « « High Fuel Pressure « « Annunciator Indicator Light « By Other « By Other Electric System Vibration Low Fuel Pressure Lube Oil Temperature Lube Oil Pressure Low Lube Oil Press. Pressure 35 36 Engine Mounted Gauge Panel With: « Fuel Gas Pressure 37 « Jacket Water Temperature 38 « Intake Filter Diff.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design COOLING SYSTEM « Radiator 1 Type: « Engine Mounted 2 « Manufacturer: 3 « Anti-Freeze Coolant 4 « Jacket Water Pump 5 Including: « Radiator Duct Flange 6 7 « Heat Rejected to System (Btu/hr): 8 « Engine Skid 9 « Baseplate 10 « Engine Enclosure With Access Doors « Manufacturer: 11 « 12 « Intake Air Filter « Mounting: « 13 « Rain Cover « 14 « Diff. Pressure 39 « Low Fuel Pressure 40 « 41 « Alarms: 42 Remarks: 43 44 45 46 47 « « « « « « « Tubular Exchanger Remote Mounted Model No.: Cooling Sys Furn'd By: Expansion Tank Thermostatic Temperature Control Cooling Water to Exch.(gpm): ACCESSORY EQUIPMENT « With Heat Exchanger Mounted « Common With Driven Equipment « Enclosure Material Intake Air Filter Type: « Skid « Remote Engine « No « By Vendor Yes « Maximum Clean « Element « Residential « dBA Rating Commercial « Remote Skid « No « BY Vendor Yes « By Other « Insulated BY Vendor « Material « Flexible Connector Material « Motor « Water Pump Hand « Duplex « Material Single « No « Type Yes « Tank Size: « kW « Volt/Ph/Hz « kW « Volt/Ph/Hz « Duplex « Material Single « Electric Air « Manufacturer: « Other « High Water Temperature « « Pneumatic System « « Lube Oil Filter Diff. Pressure « 15 « Manufacturer: 16 « « 17 « Exhaust Silencer: « Mounting: « 18 « Rain Cover « 19 « Piping « 20 « Manufacturer: 21 22 « Flexible Exhaust Connector « 23 Fuel Transfer Pump « 24 Fuel Filter « 25 Vibration Isolators 26 « Day Tank Capacity (gal): 27 « Jacket Water Heater With Thermostat: 28 « Crankcase Oil Heater With Thermostat: « 29 Oil Filter: « 30 Pre Lube Oil Pump 31 « Coupling. Type: 32 Safety Shutdown System Including: « Low Oil Pressure 33 «X « Overspeed 34 « « Intake Filter Diff.

Set. i No Yes Mat'l Req'd º º º i i i i Pump Dry Length: Non-Wit i i i i i i i Wit i i i i i i i i i i i i ENGINE STARTING SYSTEM i Air Electric i Air Electric i In Rack Lead Acid i By Vendor Dual i Unshielded Shielded i Starting Air Pressure (psig): i Air Motor (scf/start): i Startup Time (sec): i Model No.: Hertz Hertz i NEMA Phase Phase i NEMA-4X ELECTRONIC CONTROLLER OPTIONS Volt No No No No Shutdown Engine Cooling Water Temperature: Engine Overspeed: Starting System Pressure Low: Battery Charger Low Voltage: i Individual Alarm Contacts i Energize to Stop Circuit Phase Watts i Yes i Yes i Yes Set Point i Yes Voltage i i i i Alarm CONTROLLER ALARM OPTIONS Alarm Shutdown Required Set Points: Low Fuel Supply Level: Low Oil Pressure: Low Suction Pressure: i Battery Primary Starting: i Battery Secondary Starting: i Nickel Cadmium Batteries: i Single Battery Charger i Rating (amps): i Electric Starter (voltage): i Single Starter Motor i Dual Starter Motor i Manual Start i Automatic Start i Manufacturer: i By Vendor Air/Fuel Gas Piping: Fuel Gas System i No Yes Mfr. (psig): 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 Filter Regulator Exp. i No Yes Mfr.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design ELECTRONIC GOVERNOR 1 i Manufacturer: 2 i Governor Range (rpm): 3 i Primary AC Power: 4 i Secondary AC Power: 5 i Enclosure Type: 6 i Auto-Start Pres. i No Yes Mfr.: i Max. Tank SD Valves Gauges Piping i i i i i i i Sequential Start Adjustment: i Lube/Fuel Heater: Voltmeter Required: Speed Indication Required: Overspeed Required: Remote Electric Start: i Min: Volt Volt i NEMA-3R i Model No. of Starts: ENGINE FUEL SYSTEM Day Tank Hand Priming Pump Fuel Strainer Fuel Filter Gauges Piping/Tubing Diesel Fuel System i Yes i Yes i Yes i Yes i Yes i Yes i i i i i i Req'd i i i i i i i No No No No No No Non-Wit i i i i i i i Wit º º º i i i i INSPECTION AND TESTING Testing Hydrostatic Test No Load Mechanical Test Full Load Running Test: Vibration Test Engine Shop Test Motor Shot Test Shop Test of Controls Testing Shop Performance Test of Package Offshore Performance Test of Package Pump Bowl Assembly Hydrostatic Test Pump Bowl Assembly Performance Test Column Piping Hydrostatic Test Shop Test of Engine Starters Others Driver Operating Width: WEIGHTS AND SIZE 43 i Component Weights (lb): 44 i Assembly Weight (lb): 45 i Assembly Size (in): Heaviest Maintenance Shipping Height: Page 29 of 30 . i No Yes Mfr. i No Yes Mfr.: i By Other i Material i i i i Fuel Gas Fuel Gas In Box By Others i No.

No.: Spec. No.: Spec. No. No. No. No. No.: Spec. No. No.: Spec. No.: Spec. No.: Spec. Instrument Tubing Tubing Bulkhead Plate Instrument Checkout Control Panel Skid Edge Instrument J.: Spec.: º Remarks: º Remarks: º Malleable Iron º Individual Conductor º Wireway Permitted WIRING METHOD Rigid Aluminum Flexible Metal Aluminum Interlock Armor MC Cable Cable Tray Type: Rigid Galvanized Other: Ferrous Alloy Continuous Corrugated MC Cable Page 30 of 30 . No.: Spec.: Spec.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design PACKAGE REQUIREMENTS 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 Skid Mounted Area Lighting Convenience Receptacles Electrical Wiring Skid Grounding Electrical Checkout Skid Edge Electrical J. No.: Spec.B.: Spec.: Spec. No. No.B.: Spec. Fusible Plug Loop System Equipment Painting Equipment Piping Equipment/Piping Insulation Piping Supports Piping Hydrotest Other: Conduit: Fittings: Wiring: Raceway: Remarks: º º º º º º º º º º º º º º º º º º º º º º º By Vendor By Vendor By Vendor By Vendor By Vendor By Vendor By Vendor By Vendor By Vendor By Vendor By Vendor By Vendor By Vendor By Vendor By Vendor By Vendor By Vendor By Vendor º º º º º º º º º º º º º º º º º º º º º º º By Purchaser By Purchaser By Purchaser By Purchaser By Purchaser By Purchaser By Purchaser By Purchaser By Purchaser By Purchaser By Purchaser By Purchaser By Purchaser By Purchaser By Purchaser By Purchaser By Purchaser By Purchaser º º º º º º º º º º º º º º º º º º Qty: Qty: Spec. No.: Spec.: Spec.

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