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GIS 24-233 Group 30 December 2005
Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pumps and System Design
ENGINEERING TECHNICAL PRACTICES
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:
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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constitute requirements of this technical practice. 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. For dated references. or revisions of.3 ASME B 31.3 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 .1 ASME B 16. subsequent amendments to. For undated references. Normative references The following normative documents contain requirements that. Scope This GIS provides guidance on industry standards for firewater pump and system design. However. any of these publications do not apply. 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.204 ASME B 31. 2. 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. through reference in this text.
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 3.30 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. Symbols and abbreviations For the purpose of this GIS. the following symbols and abbreviations apply: Page 5 of 30 .
partially open or closed and the fire main being pressurised anywhere within the range of atmospheric pressure to the Page 6 of 30 .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. f.3. c. The options should include the discharge valve being open.1M:2002." AWS D1. Construction of this equipment shall be as per: 1. b.1 / D1. the fire water pump package shall conform to the requirements in GP 60-50. 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." No statement contained in this GIS shall be construed as limiting the design to minimum requirements. 17 & 21. g. The design information included in this GIS is not intended to cover complete details. 3. e. "Structural Welding Code – Steel.1. ASME B31. Underwriters Laboratory Volts Direct Current 4. "Process Piping" and GP 42-10. 2. AISC "Manual of Steel Construction-ASD MO 16. 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. If not specifically stated in this GIS. 4. Due to varying operating scenarios the design should be based on the most severe option. d. Mechanical General a.
2. n. h. k. o. 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. j.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design discharge pressure of an already operating fire pump. For onshore installations. Interconnecting or looping of lines in vital services is desirable. Page 7 of 30 . 3. shall include a minimum of two 100% vertical turbine firewater pumps. Steam. 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. Selection and design of pumps shall be as per: 1. Pumps a. b. often provide optimum reliability. Two diesel engine driven pumps should give the greatest fire risk mitigation. The design shall provide for operation to be normally un-attended by operations or maintenance personnel. If jockey pumps are installed. m. 15 secs. but process and fire water systems should be separate whenever possible. GIS 34-201. NFPA 20 c. or additives that might cause foam breakdown. If offshore. For offshore installations. each using a different type of drive. GP 34-00. the firewater pumps shall be located in a safe area on a lower deck. electric motor. l. 4. i. The design shall provide for easy equipment access by operations and maintenance personnel. Gas or petrol (gasoline) pumps drivers are not normally used and shall be installed only after approval from the company. Contamination of fire water by process water that may contain hydrocarbons. One maybe electrically driven and the other shall be driven by diesel engines. or diesel engine pump drives may be used.2. the engineer shall follow the guidance in GP 24-10. with adequate separation between the pumps. API 610. The design shall provide for removal of components for routine maintenance purposes. 4. h. In all cases there will be a check valve between the pump discharge and pump isolating valve. the engineer shall follow the guidance in GP 24-23.). g. Measures should be taken to prevent freezing of water mains that provide the necessary fire service requirements. Multiple pumps. f. If the systems are connected. e. d. should also be prevented. The firewater system. if offshore. 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. depending upon the reliability of the power source. i. All associated working and walking surfaces shall comply with OSHA 29 CFR 1910 subpart D. piping and valves should be installed to prevent the loss of fire water.
Straightness: TIR shall not exceed 127 micrometers (0. This will permit the use of short suction mains for effective and reliable pump operation.5 in (63 mm) Dia. p.0015 in (0. Provision for measuring pump capacity and differential head will be provided in the firewater pump system. m.0 in (mm) to 1. changes in elevation. A torsional analysis shall be carried out as specified in API 610 clauses 2. etc.005 inch) for every 3 meters (10 feet) of shaft.. 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. An alternative means of remotely stopping pump drivers should be considered.038 mm) 3.050 mm) 1. when determining pump pressures and head. Line shafts shall comply with the following minimum standards: 1.001 in (0.3.8.002 inch) TIR for column sections exceeding 12 meters (40 feet). v. 2.002 in (0. t. The maximum coupling torque shall be limited to a maximum of 80% of the coupling rating. The capacity specified on the data sheet will be that required from the pump package into the firewater system. The fire water systems demands shall also take into account any other water requirements such as foam making.3. shall be at least 20% above maximum continuous speed. 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. s. It shall be possible to remove couplings without the need to move the engine or driven equipment. r. w.3. A lateral critical speed analysis shall be carried out on all multi-stage pumps. Design should consider allowance for internal losses from pipe-work. both at design clearances and at twice design clearances. Clutches or any other devices with power transmission interrupting capabilities shall not be used. The capacity of the relief or leak-off system shall take into account any permanent internal flows such as for cooling. Suction and discharge pressures specified on the data sheet will be those required at the termination points of the pump package.8. Column pipe flanges shall have registered fits and bearing retainers shall have parallel and concentric surfaces machined within 50 micrometers (0.002 inch) Total Indicator Readout (TIR) from the center of the pipe or shaft. q. Water pumps for fire service should be located as close as possible to the water supply source. It shall include both wet and dry criticals and shall be calculated both at design clearances and twice design clearances. strainers.: (–) 0. o. Diameter tolerances shall follow the schedule listed below: a) b) c) 0. Surface roughness not to exceed 1 micrometer (40 µ inches) Root Mean Square (RMS).2 and 2.5 in (38 mm) to 2. Page 8 of 30 . u. 3. n.0 in (76 mm) Dia. k. Outside diameters of flanges shall be machined within 50 micrometers (0. Design should include allowance for any cooling water or other requirements of the pumping package when determining the capacity of the pump itself.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design j.025 mm) 2.: (–) 0.5 in (63 mm) to l.5 in (38 mm) Dia. Wet critical speeds.: (–) 0.
These deductions apply to naturally aspirated. cc. Each engine shall be provided with two starting systems. The design safety factor for fire pumps shall be at least 1 bar (15 psig) additional pressure for the lowest flow. The Rated Engine BHP after NFPA 20 deductions shall be a minimum of 110% the required pump BHP at 150 % of rated pump capacity. transmission system and any auxiliaries under all operating conditions by a minimum of 5%. Horizontal pumps shall have non-lubricated. c. flexible disc. NFPA 20 requires a 150% run-out at 65% pressure.1 and ASME B31. Piping shall be designed. 4.4. y.) shall be carbon steel butt welded and flanged. and tested in accordance with ASME B31. such as water pump and cooler fan. including gear and / or other transmission losses. Page 9 of 30 . highest pressure demand. speed and accessories.3.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design x. the secondary system may be either c. e. 4. The engines shall have a continuous site rating which exceeds the total absorber power of the pump package. The preferred primary system shall be electric. Piping 50 mm (2 in. package. based on the use of batteries.1. b. Piping a. The listed engine rating for fire pump drivers shall be for the quoted engine model. Unlisted engine ratings shall be the shaft BHP after power reductions due to required accessories. bb. Anti-seize compound shall be used on all stainless steel threaded mating surfaces to prevent seizing regardless of the force applied. f. Engines utilized as fire pump drivers shall be rated at SAE conditions with the altitude and temperature deductions as stated in NFPA 20. supercharged and turbocharged engines. 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. High priority shall be given to the design. b. 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.4. Piping larger than 50 mm (2 in. construction. and 10% additional flow for the largest controllable scenarios. A reduced run-out. This continuous rating shall have a minimum of 10% overload capacity. Fire pump engines shall be in accordance with NFPA 20. g. 4.3. 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. The rated engine BHP shall be at the rated engine speed. The compound shall be impervious to washout and will not drip or run or lose lubricity under severe weather conditions. and installation to ensure simple and reliable starting of the diesel engine driver unit and ease of access and maintenance. The pumps shall also have a 25% run-out capacity in excess of this maximum demand at 80% of the pressure. aa. d. spacer type couplings. z. Thrust bearings shall be rated for at least twice the maximum thrust (up and down). Diesel Engine drivers General a.) and smaller shall be carbon steel threaded schedule 80 minimum with 205 bar (3000 psi) fittings.
Engine internals a. All engines shall have valve-guide inserts and. on aluminum pistons shall have a wear resistant insert. NEMA Governor Class A B C D.4. Speed Regulation 10. where applicable. All bearings shall have a positive means of anti-rotation. h. shall have a power density not exceeding 2.75% +0. 2. Governors a.25% +0. 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.50%. as a minimum. c. f. A electronic governor shall be supplied if not otherwise specified. Max Speed Rise 13. c. Cooling system a. Wet liners must have suitable sealing methods that allow for thermal growth and a positive means of preventing water from entering the crankcase.4. 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. g. Any project preference for the type of secondary will be identified in the data sheets.00% 0. 4.3 W/cm². if available.50% +0. The current prevalent engine governor type is mechanical-hydraulic or electronic design. 4. e. Speed Variation +0. 4. Either direct air cooling or water cooling of the engine is acceptable providing they are of the manufacturer's standard design. Engines shall be suitable for starting under all conditions without the need for engine prelube. if no other lube oil pressure indication is provided.00% 6. manufacturer. Requirements for type.00% 7. 3. valve-seat inserts. shall be indicated on the data sheet. if provided.4.2. Page 10 of 30 . All cylinders shall have removable liners. and model of governor.3. Initiation of the secondary start system shall be by the manual operation of a single control button or equivalent. There shall be a means of ventilating the crankcase. The governor class shall meet the following restrictions that are given as a percent of rated speed: 1. The minimum and maximum range set-points and the speed set-point of the governor shall be manually adjustable. d. Speed Variation is the allowable speed fluctuation from the rated speed set-point at constant load with all other engine operating conditions remaining constant.00% 7. 4. 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.00% 7. Lube oil filters shall be of the replaceable element type and shall be equipped with relief valves and. The first compression ring. such as locking lugs and bearing crush shall be achieved without the use of shims.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design hydraulic or compressed air. a differential pressure gauge. through an oil trap. Electric sump heaters. and construction shall be clearly defined. Piston ring type.00% 4. Filters shall be of duplex type with manual changeover facility.00%.25%. such as a connection to the air intake manifold. b.4. b.
In addition. The diesel fuel system shall be UL listed type per NFPA-20. The fuel supply stilling tube inlet shall be approximately 50 mm (2 in) above the bottom of the fuel tank. 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. 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. Page 11 of 30 .5. d. Under no circumstances shall the tank be located above the hot exhaust ducting or the engine itself. manual fill with screen. g. The total volume shall equal 115 % (minimum) of the capacity specified on the data sheets. Where possible. inspection port. The skid shall not be used as a fuel tank. c. 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. and a bypass. h. The engine shall be provided with thermostatically controlled jacket water heaters and. b. d. g. circulating pump to ensure optimum engine starting temperature at the minimum specified ambient temperature. It shall not be independently powered. i. not including expansion and sump volume. e. f. a 90-10 cuprous nickel heat exchanger and engine jacket temperature regulating device. If necessary. at the opposite end from the drain valve. Fuel a. The engine jacket and lube oil cooling system shall be of the closed circuit type. The day tank shall be sloped toward the drain at a rate of 21 mm per meter (¼" per foot). strainer. c. If provided the radiator fan shall be driven from the engine either directly or by the use of hydraulic transmission. armored level gauge. As a minimum the day tank accessories shall include . vent and fuel return with degassing feature. The fuel tank working capacity. The cooling water supply loop shall include shut-off valves. The cooling loop shall also be tied into the cooling coil in the right-angle gear for vertical units. diesel engines shall have a day tank. The cooling water supply for the heat exchanger shall be from the discharge of the fire pump. The cooling system shall be sized for the engine continuous net brake power at the maximum ambient and cooling water temperatures. 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. 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. e. 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. provision shall be made for the prevention of over heating of the coolant due to local high temperature after shut down.4. the fuel return shall utilize a stilling tube located at drain end of the tank. including a circulating pump driven by the engine. drain valve and low level alarm. f.inlet supply valve. overflow connection.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design b. constant pressure pilot operated valve in accordance with NFPA-20. The fuel tank location will be specified in the scope of supply data sheets. the fuel tank for skid mounted packages shall be mounted under the engine support structure. 4. 5 % excess in the bottom and 10 % excess in the top.
The temperature and the length of the system requiring cooling will be specified within the data sheets. For unmanned installations high pressure fuel lines between the fuel pumps and injectors shall be double-skinned. Design shall include the start air requirements (rate vs. j.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. Filter mesh size shall be specified by the engine supplier. An automatic shut-off valve actuated by engine over-speed shall be fitted in the air intake manifold. The discharge location from the exhaust system shall be specified.4. The starting air receiver shall be supplied and mounted off-skid and shall not be a part of the fire pump package scope. Page 12 of 30 . starting air valves. Design specifications shall indicate the maximum allowable backpressure at the edge of skid flange for the starter at the full rated starting airflow. d. Operation of the valve shall be independent of external power sources and shall be capable of manual operation. Where exhaust systems can be exposed to hazardous area conditions. n. Direct air injection systems may only be considered for larger engines when available as a standard engine feature. b. gauges and regulators as required. A 316 SS flexible braided hose with threaded ends shall be between the skid air piping and the starter. c. Air starting a. c. On manned installations the fuel lines may be as above or heavy seamless tubing. Filter condition gauges shall be provided. b. The engine shall be equipped with an air starter. e.7. exhaust a.6. A flow control valve shall be provided between the regulator and the air starter. bellows and spark arrestors. l. k. The air storage reservoir shall be sized for 180 seconds continuous cranking without recharging.4. Hot exhaust system piping within the confines of the package shall be insulated or protected to limit surface temperature to 65ºC (149ºF). they shall be water cooled to limit surface temperature. pressure). There shall be no shut-off valve in the return line to the tank. If the tank is located within the diesel engine room / enclosure this valve shall also be operable from outside the room / enclosure. 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. 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. 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. Intake. seamless tubing with fuel leak monitoring and alarm. Dry replaceable filters shall be provided for the combustion air intake. 4. In all cases a locally operated manual valve shall be installed in the fuel line to the engine at the tank outlet. strainers. The air start facility shall normally be by use of an air driver starting motor using compressed air from a storage reservoir. If two or more fire pump packages are provided each engine shall have its own exhaust system. m. 4. 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. o. The exhaust system shall include silencers. Provision shall be made for priming and bleeding the fuel injection system.
4. The hydraulic cranking device shall operate independently of external power supplies. Power for successive cranking cycles shall alternate between two battery systems. In both cases a hand started diesel engine driven compressor shall be provided as back-up. skid mounted in a fiberglass battery box. b. 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). The starting batteries shall be capable of being isolated by a remotely controlled contactor contained within a NEMA 4X enclosure. f.4. For recharging the accumulators the hydraulic systems should contain one engine driven pump and one manually operated pump. Electric starting a. Have a rate of charge consistent with recharging the respective battery in the minimum time. It shall be based on automatically controlled chargers taking power from a separate alternating current power source. sealed maintenance free batteries per NFPA 20. The hydraulic starting facility shall comply with the following conditions. the healthy battery shall be brought in automatically to provide power for all the remaining cranking cycles. b. An ammeter with an accuracy of ±5% of the normal charging rate shall be furnished to indicate the operation of the charger. Page 13 of 30 . not reducing battery design life. e. The air starting system. 2. Each charger shall comply with the following: 1. 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. 3. When hydraulic starting is used the accumulators and other accessories shall be located on the same skid base as the diesel engine. shall either be recharged from high pressure storage bottles or via an intensifier from a separate air supply. c.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design d. When current demand is high on starting. 4. c. including the reservoir. restoring full charge of the battery within 24 hours following any style of discharge. not causing damage to the battery. The capacity of the hydraulic cranking system shall provide not less than six cranking cycles at the site minimum ambient temperature. 2. 3. 4. In the event of a battery failing during the cranking period. The electric starting system shall include a 24 VDC starter.9. The contactor shall be used for isolation purposes only. d. Control of this contactor will be from the installation's Fire and Gas Detection system. 1. The charger shall be marked with the ampere-hour rating of the largest capacity battery that it can recharge in compliance with (a) above. charger shall disengage to limit current input to batteries Each battery system shall have its own independent dedicated charger. Piping for hydraulic systems shall be stainless steel. 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.8. DC contactor. 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.4. Hydraulic starting a. independent of the fire pump package. The removal arrangements shall also facilitate in-situ checking of the accumulator pre-charger pressure. A means of recharging the storage batteries shall be provided.
Engine oil pressure. by initiating a signal to the governor. 9. The control valves shall be arranged so that once the engine is started it will not shut down for loss of instrument air.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design 4. 5. Any failure to crank shall be alarmed. 10. Failure to start (over-crank). 5. To shut down the engine by shutting off fuel supply. 2. Emergency stop. 3. To sense engine trouble malfunctions . 8.10. Page 14 of 30 . Start / Stop push buttons. The engine control system shall be designed and furnished with a skid mounted electronic control panel and engine-mounted sensing and control devices. "High Jacket Water Temperature" and "Over-speed". 2. To initiate automatically cranking on primary or back up start systems. Individual indicators for: a) b) c) d) e) High jacket water temperature. Selection of starting method. Engine speed. 6. Normal / Test changeover switch. if fitted. Controls and instrumentation a. To initiate and terminate cranking on engine start. Jacket water heater and. "manual start" and "off" modes on control panel. Start selector with manual / auto-standby / off. 3."Low Engine Oil Pressure". Local / Remote control switch. Crank cycles shall be 15 seconds crank followed by 15 seconds rest. Starting air pressure. Pressure switches to provide signals for the following indications on main control panel: a) Pump running. 7. The control panel shall provide the following: 1. 6. d.4. c. The fire pump package operator shall be able to see engine and pump control panels at the same time. 8. other heater switches. To operate in "manual" mode so that the engine will shut down on "Trouble" malfunctions. 4. b. 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. e. 4. To select "automatic". 7. 9. The engine shall be equipped with controls to perform following functions: 1. 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. Hydraulic circulating pump start / stop push buttons.
Remote "auto" start at the pump when panel receives a signal from main alarm system. screws or fastening hardware for the panel. All bolts. h. 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). API 541. 8. Electric motors selection shall be based on the following: 1. 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.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design b) c) Pump not in “auto” mode. f. Control panel enclosures shall be NEMA 4X and fabricated from 316 SS. d. f. Control boxes on the skid shall be mounted with vibration dampers. GIS 12-205. 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 instruments and controls shall be removed or sufficiently protected prior to sandblasting. Instrumentation a. b. NFPA 70 and GP 12-45 shall govern the work. c. 11. Design shall provide for mounting controls on the engine. Electric motor shall be sized to meet the loading conditions of the pump specified on the data sheets. g. GIS 12-201. Panels shall be NEMA 4X and fabricated from 316 SS. GIS 12-204. 5. all trips other than the over-speed trip shall be inhibited. Page 15 of 30 . GIS 12-206. e. 4. All instrumentation shall comply with GP 30-25 and GP 30-70. screws or fastening hardware for the panel. 7. Electrical a. Resetting of trips shall only be possible locally. When the operating mode or select switch is in the normal position. 2. 6. The control system shall be UL listed for fire pump control. GIS 12-202. 6. All bolts. Instrumentation shall be provided as indicated on the drawings. testing. When in the test mode all trips shall be operational. 5. mounting the control panel and installing all tubing and wiring. b. c. including nameplate screws shall be 316 SS with aircraft locking nuts. GP 12-20. including nameplate screws shall be 316 SS with aircraft locking nuts. 3. GIS 12-203. Pump malfunction.
2. together with the octave band or bands in which it occurs. Bolting: as per ASTM A-193. Where the noise-limiting requirements of GP 14-01 and GIS 14-011cannot be met without the provision of noise-reducing features. Noise levels shall be measured and calculated in accordance with the procedures stated in EEMUA Publication No 140. Fittings: as per ASTM A-105. Any requirements for a lower maximum noise level shall be described. Noise control a. A-234. Pumps: see Figures 3 and 4. Pipe: as per GP 42-10. Materials should be selected as per GP 36-10. e. or ASME B 16. in any way. 6. Electrical components shall be suitable for service in the environment and hazardous area classification defined in the data sheets. Noise control shall conform to the requirements in GP 14-01 and GIS 14-011. f. the levels with and without these features shall be stated. b. 7. Design shall include grounding provisions and shall comply with GP 12-25 and shall include grounding provisions for all equipment. Bolted equipment shall have separate ground lugs with ground bonding cable connected to the skid structure. Structural steel shall be galvanized to protect against the environment. Materials a. 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. Noise-reducing features shall be cost quoted separately in the supplier’s quotation and shall be subject to company approval. b. Coatings a. c. by prior agreement such measurements and calculations may be carried out by other standard noise test procedures. 9. the correct operation of the machine. 4. Valves: as per GP 62-01. b. Page 16 of 30 . 5. Generally materials should be as follows: 1. Coatings should be applicable for the environment at the location of the facility. Such features shall not compromise. e. The manufacturer shall provide details of the noise emission from his equipment in octave bands. d. He shall also provide details of any narrow band noise emitted by his equipment that is noticeable to the ear. irrespective of pump output.204.3. In the absence of any stated noise limits the maximum noise level. 8. 194. ASME B 16. 7. Coatings for materials and equipment should be as per GP 6-60 and GP 6-63. or any other requirements and will only be accepted when there is no alternative for noise control. at or beyond 1m from the machine surface shall not exceed 110 dB(A). c. c.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design d. Structural steel: galvanized. Available power shall be as specified in the data sheets. Gaskets: Flexitallic or as per ASME B 16. 3. Alternatively.
Drawings a.1. f. All pressure containing parts shall be hydrostatically tested in accordance with API 610. 5. the equipment shall operate to satisfaction without vibration in excess of 5 mils or 0. Rotating equipment shall be aligned with driver before testing. General a. controls and other ancillaries is recommended. A five days notice prior to testing is recommended. The satisfactory functioning of the complete package is normally part of the vendor's guarantee. b. Acceptance of performance. Exhaust temperature (ºC/ ºF). 2. b. Torque (LB-FT). Specific fuel consumption (BTU / BHP-HR). Test procedures shall detail. or other unacceptable characteristics. 3. 11. as a minimum. Electrical equipment testing should follow GP 32-50 and GP 32-51. Diesel engine tests a. 4. d.20 IPS.. 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. During the tests. Close coordination during the test run phase to ensure the satisfactory functioning of the complete package . mechanical run or operational tests shall not constitute a waiver of requirements to meet the specified operating conditions. h. transmission. 11. Testing requirements may also be found in GP 60-50. i. Diesel engines shall be tested in accordance with BS 5514. i.e. The package shall be designed and constructed as specified on drawings and data sheets. and acceptance criteria of all tests.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design 10. Documentation shall conform to the requirements in GP 60-50. Standard data sheets compiled for BS 5514 purposes are the preferred format for the data. noise. the scope. BMEP (PSI). c. All instrumentation and electrical devices shall be calibrated before attempting mechanical run or performance testing. d. The panel and engine shall be shop run tested per requirements of NFPA-20. Testing 11. duration. All fire control and safety equipment shall be tested prior to shipment to insure proper operation and satisfaction. pump. A diesel engine performance map shall be provided and shall indicate minimum turndown conditions recommended for continuous service and shall include: 1. j. measurements to be taken. All testing shall be carried out in accordance with written procedures. Output power (BHP).2. c. g. b. and shall include the following data: Page 17 of 30 . e. driver. Engine speed (RPM).
75% and 100% of engine rated shaft BHP at site conditions. Performance tests a. i. Diesel engine RMS velocity of vibration shall not exceed 11 mm/s (0. and shall be within the limits specified. Prior to such tests. h. vertically mounted pumps may have to be tested with shortened columns.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design 1. 2. Performance and NPSH tests shall be carried out in accordance with ISO 2548. Pump performance tests shall be performed within 10% of pump rated speed. d. Page 18 of 30 .4. All diesel engine performance tests shall be based on site conditions and shall certify fuel usage (BTU / BHP-HR) for 50%. Submergence tests should be performed on vertical well-type pumps. A witnessed shop run test shall be conducted on pumps. 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.g. As a consequence of the length of the columns employed for vertically mounted pumps and the limitations of test facilities. operates and stops free from torsional vibration and oscillation. lubricating oil consumption and information detailed in BS 5514.3. governor and over-speed device. g. Engine oil having identical characteristics to the contract oil shall be used. Offshore 12. Test results and performance characteristics shall be recorded and kept on file for availability on request. General a. Diesel engines shall be tested against a water brake. coupling. filters. to demonstrate full load power and 10% overload capability. agreement with the purchaser shall be reached on the head losses in the test and final configurations. Fuel storage capacity for diesel engine drivers must meet local requirements. b. and the corrections to be applied to the test measurements. 11. b. e. fuel consumption. Declaration of power. A characteristic curve showing the pump performance based upon the results of the shop tests shall be provided. The operation of the over-speed protection system shall be demonstrated mechanically or hydraulically without the use of electrical power. The first lateral and torsional critical speeds for the complete train shall be at least 10% above the maximum operating speed. Outline technical documentation concerning the engine and type.433 in/s) at any operating condition. 12.. c. All testing shall be carried out using the contract heat exchangers. A “torsional vibration analysis” of each complete equipment string shall be completed.1. f. Each engine. Pump tests a. No lateral or torsional critical speed shall lie within the operating speed range of the system. driven unit system shall be so designed to ensure that the complete installation starts. d. offshore use in UK is 12 hours based on fuel consumption at engine continuous net rated power. 11. e. The tests shall be extended as required to demonstrate the characteristics defined in NFPA 20. c.
When selecting the materials of construction the design should include the water intake may be dosed for antifouling purposes. including all appurtenances. API RP 14E. 4. 3. Slings shall not contact skid components during lifting. f. i. Oil drain shall be accessible for draining without draining into the skid drain pan. The skid shall be constructed to provide easy removal of the engine oil pan without removing the engine from the skid. Accessible skid surface shall be covered with grating. As all offshore installations will have at least two fire pumps. fabricated and inspected in accordance with GP 40-10. All field switches. The design of these systems should be based on starting the engine and pump from rest. Wind loadings shall be determined in accordance with API RP 2A. d. etc. API RP 2A. Electrical end devices shall be terminated at a skid mounted equipment control panel. 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.2. g.. e. if included as part of this package may be located in an exposed location as indicated in the data sheets. 12. reset. within a fully walled and roofed room or enclosure: the enclosure. Consideration should also be given to preventing reverse rotation. An analysis of axial loads. 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. equipment shall be capable of operating at a sustained maximum inclination as stated in the data sheets. c. c. shackles. Page 19 of 30 . API RP 14C. Skid a. The wind load shall be applied to the vertical projection of the fire pump package. The analysis shall include minimum and maximum speeds and internal pump clearance at both design values and twice design values. b. The driver will be located in a non-hazardous area. The fire pump package shall be self-supporting and designed to withstand a wind load as specified on the data sheets. etc. Skid components shall not interfere with the installation or removal of lifting gear such as slings. h.g. Skids shall be designed. the package will be required to operate in parallel with other fire pumps. 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. j. 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. 2. e. Applicable offshore codes shall be applied to include: 1.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design b. d. hand / off / auto.. f. during starting and stopping and while operating with flow between minimum continuous stable flow and 150% rated flow shall be provided. e. static and hydraulic. API RP 2FPS. For floating installations. and status indication lights shall be mounted on this panel.
The column pipe shall be provided with centralizers to center the pump and column in the pipe casing. as a minimum. The booster pump and its seal system shall be capable of running dry during start-up. Dependent upon the platform type. 12. This small bore pipe shall terminate in a flange at the column pipe head piece. Each sections length shall be specified in data sheets including the not to exceed length.2. When installed. The combined lift and booster pumps performance characteristics shall fully comply with the requirements of NFPA 20. d. i.1. b. Lift and booster pumps a. Unless specified in the data sheets. 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. e.3. The section length shall be consistent with ease of handling and the necessary connections for the hydraulic piping. The pumps shall be capable of delivering 150 % of rated capacity at not less than 65 % of rated discharge pressure. f.3. closed impeller. 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. g. Vertical pumps shall have universal joint. The shut-off or deadhead pressure shall not exceed 140 % of the rated pressure at design capacity. Pumps General a. design shall include evaluation and recommendation of the number and location of centralizers. The pump / caisson diametrical clearance shall be 100 mm minimum. c. d. facilities shall be provided for the injection of chemical dosing into the water adjacent to the pump suction strainer. Friction loss for vertical column pipe shall not exceed 152 cm (5 feet) of head per 30 meters (100 feet) of pipe. The column pipe shall be in flanged interchangeable sections.3. at each column flange.) in diameter and a minimum of twelve bolts shall be used at each flange connection. The column assembly shall be open line shaft. Pumps shall have a continuously rising head capacity curve from design point to shut-off. c. Vertical fire pumps are to be vertical shaft.3. spacer type couplings. The minimum caisson size acceptable while maintaining the required diametrical clearance shall be specified. 12. multi-stage. This shall be maintained over any bumper. Page 20 of 30 . Deviations from these percentages shall not be permitted unless specifically reviewed as these requirements are from NFPA 20. Vertical pumps a. b. a minimum of 16 mm (⅝ in. seawater-lubricated type with cutlass rubber bearings held in place by 316 SS spiders located. turbine type meeting all of the performance criteria and material requirements in accordance with the specifications listed on data sheets. By means of a small bore pipe. b.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design 12. The machine bolts and nuts for the column pipe flanges shall be 316 SS. 12.3. The platform type and required pump type are given in the data sheets. The top and bottom sections may be unique. “piggy backed” to the main column pipe. c. The lift pump shall satisfy the NPSH requirements of the booster pump throughout its entire flow range up to 150% rated capacity. h. Vertical pumps with fabricated discharge heads shall be provided with a stainless steel NPT coupling for engine and gear cooling water.
Shipping preparation a. i. 2. c. f. strainer. 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. Unless other designs in the higher power range are approved. spiders. Vertically mounted lift pumps shall be designed to be freely suspended from the discharge head with no guide system. k. shipping preparation shall conform to GP 60-50. speed. Shaft ends finished with a minimum 1/16 inch (1. All items designated as shipped loose shall be trial fit in the shop prior to shipment. A base plate with a minimum thickness of one inch shall be installed on the skid below the discharge head. d. the equipment shall be packaged for shipment and storage according to manufacturer’s recommended procedures. pump bowl assembly and strainer. A bumper may be provided to protect vulnerable areas. o. l. and pump bowls and impellers. The line shaft shall be capable of transmitting at least 125 % of the maximum horsepower the engine is capable of producing. Design shall provide “critical” speed dynamic calculations considering the shaft size. If not specifically stated below. shaft. column pipe assembly. Screwed coupling ends machined at right angles with the center line and threads square with ends of the shaft.5 millimeters) by a maximum of 1/3 the shaft diameter deep recess at the center of shaft ends. pump bowl assembly. m. j. For vertical pumps this shall include the complete column pipe.4. After the run tests are complete. At the completion of the equipment testing.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design d. The total discharge head and performance curves shall include all internal losses in the pumps (including column pipes for vertical units). the most stringent requirement shall prevail. e. Pump shaft shall be "stiff" design with critical speeds at least 10% above normal running speed. After the test. the diesel engine fuel tank shall be drained and leak tested by filling the vessel full of fresh water and approved corrosion inhibitor. vertical turbine pump shafts shall have: 1. g. 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. Engine oil. line shaft. Vertical pumps shall have a two-piece top shaft with rigid coupling. n. and support spacing. coolant and gear housing oil for initial field fill shall be provided.05 m). b. Page 21 of 30 . and discharge head to ensure the assembly will fit together. Vertical pumps shall not require an enclosure or a pre-lubrication system. The discharge head shall provide the entire support for the right-angle gear. The line shaft lengths shall interface consistently with the column pipe lengths in order to ease the installation of the discharge assembly. the tank shall be drained and blown dry with air. 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.5 millimeters) chamfer and a minimum 1/16 inch (1. Vertical pump line shaft section lengths shall not exceed 10 feet (3. shaft. e. If requirements below conflict with those in the GP. 12. h.
Small. The wooden crates shall contain a packing list on the outside. or the line description of the connecting piping. Page 22 of 30 . Each major component shall be properly identified with item and serial numbers. All tapped openings including open-ended valves shall be plugged. g. h. shall be identified with a securely-attached 316 SS metal tag indicating the type of connection.) wood closures bolted in place with no less than four bolts with full rubber gaskets.) thick metal or 13 mm (½ in. i. and adequately protected from damage during shipment by storing in wooden crates. Immediately upon completion of all tests. All connections. l. All items that can be damaged by water shall be securely wrapped in waterproof plastic before being placed in crates. k. instrument leads. The unit shall not be shipped until it is inspected and reviewed. All untapped openings shall be provided with 4 mm (3/16 in. all machined surfaces will be prepared with a corrosion inhibitor. m. and the like. All tapped openings disconnected for shipping purposes shall be plugged with solid.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design f. easily damaged parts shall be removed. j. the instrument. including those for instruments. long-shank steel plugs wrapped with Teflon tape. All material shipped separately shall be properly tagged or marked with the item and serial number of unit for which it is intended. tagged.
2. 1 Healthy Battery No. 4. 6.High Hydraulic oil tank level . 8. 3. 5.High Air intake valve . 2 Healthy Charger No. 7. 5.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design Figure 1.Low Cooling water temperature .Low Jacket water level . 4 1. 7 8 1. 1. 4.Closed Fuel tank level . 6. 9. 3. 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 . 2. 1 Healthy Charger No.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 . 10 11 **12 1. 3 4 Function CONTROLLER Auto start switch off Battery 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 . 3. 2.Sample Functional Test Sheet 1.Low Secondary start pressure . 2. 2.
8 Enamel Brz. B584 Brz.S. Case Pump / Bowl Shaft Shaft Sleeve Packing Radial Bearing Thrust Bearing FRESH WATER Cast Iron A48–Cl30/40 Steel SAE J429. Graphite Sgl. Row Ball. Steel SALTWATER Brz. SAE 63 Sil–Brz. Brz. / S. or S. SAE 63 S.S. B584 SALTWATER Brz.S. Brz.S. Steel Dbl.Horizontal Pump Materials ITEM Case Case Bolting Case Coating Impeller Wear Rings.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design Figure 2.S. Steel / Epoxy Brz. Gr.S.S. Assembly / Coating Packing Box / Bolting Inlet Strainer Impeller FRESH WATER Brz. SAE 63 Page 24 of 30 .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. SAE 63 Steel Sch–40 / Epoxy S.S. 316 Cast Iron / Epoxy Cast Iron / S.S. B98–C651 N/A Brz. B584 Steel A108 Brz. Steel Dbl. or S. 316 / S S. SAE 63 S. B584 S.S.S. Brz. Row Ball. or S. A276–316 Fluted Rubber Brz.S. Steel Figure 3. Graphite Sgl. A276–316 Carbon Fill Teflon Brz. or S.S. A276–316 Brz. A276–316 A582-416 or A276-410 S. Brz. Row Ball. 316 Fab. A276–316 A582-416 or A276-410 S. SAE 63 Brz. Row Ball. B584 Steel Sch 40 / Epoxy Steel / S.
º 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.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.30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design Figure 4. Normal º Enclosed Outdoors º Group Class Area Noise Classification: dBA º Max. Building Div. º Max. Max.: º Driver Mfr.: 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. Normal º Min.: 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. Required: º Serial No.: º No. º º º º Max. 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 Efficiency (%): º Rated Head.: º Speed (rpm) Rated Max. 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. 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./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.D. Power. º Max./Model: Mfr. O. 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./Model: Mfr./Model: Mfr. Rated Impeller (ft): º Rated Power (bhp): º Max.) 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. 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 .30 December 2005 GIS 24-233 Guidance on Practice for Firewater Pump and System Design PUMP CONSTRUCTION (CONT./Model: Mfr. Continuous Flow (gpm): Note: All flows and pressures are at pump discharge flange. Max. 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. Impeller (ft): º Rated Head./Model: Mfr.
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.(rpm): Fuel Type: Fuel Gas Engine Type: Two Cycle Turbo Charged In-Line Cylinders Exhaust Manifold: Single Air Cooled Engine Speed Cont. 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. Pressure Efficiency: Yes hp/100RPM Model No.: 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.: 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. Max. Allow.) 44 Remarks: 45 46 47 48 Page 27 of 30 . Thrust Capacity Efficiency @ Full Load Power (bhp): Speed (rpm): Fuel Consumption (gal/hr): Engine Rating Net Power (bhp): Rated Speed of Driven Eqpt. RPM: Model No. Max. hp/100RPM Model No. 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. Flood Service Factor: No Type Type Type DRIVERS 11 Driver Type: Driver Item No.
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. Pressure 35 36 Engine Mounted Gauge Panel With: « Fuel Gas Pressure 37 « Jacket Water Temperature 38 « Intake Filter Diff. Type: 32 Safety Shutdown System Including: « Low Oil Pressure 33 «X « Overspeed 34 « « 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.: 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 « Clean Maximum « 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. Engine Speed Page 28 of 30 . Pressure 39 « Low Fuel Pressure 40 « 41 « Alarms: 42 Remarks: 43 44 45 46 47 « « « « « « « Tubular Exchanger Remote Mounted Model No. Pressure « « Other « Tachometer « « Hour Meter « « Lube Oil Filter Diff. 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.
i No Yes Mfr. Set.: 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. 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.: i Max. i No Yes Mfr.: i By Other i Material i i i i Fuel Gas Fuel Gas In Box By Others i 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.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 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. i No Yes Mfr.
: Spec.B. 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.: Spec. No.: Spec.: Spec.: Spec.B. No. No. No. No.: Spec.: Spec. No. No.: Spec. No.: Spec. No.: Spec. No. No.: Spec.: Spec.: Spec. No.: 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. Instrument Tubing Tubing Bulkhead Plate Instrument Checkout Control Panel Skid Edge Instrument J. No.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. No.: Spec.
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