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Copyright 2001 and 2005 AIA

MASTERSPEC Full Length

03/01 (R 06/05)

SECTION 213113 - ELECTRIC-DRIVE, CENTRIFUGAL FIRE PUMPS
PART 1 - GENERAL
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RELATED DOCUMENTS
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Drawings and general provisions of the Contract, including General and Supplementary
Conditions and Division 01 Specification Sections, apply to this Section.
SUMMARY

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This Section includes electric-drive, [split-case] [end-suction] [in-line] centrifugal fire pumps
and the following:
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[Full] [Limited]-service fire-pump controllers[ and automatic transfer switches].
Fire-pump accessories and specialties.
Pressure-maintenance pumps, controllers, accessories, and specialties.
Alarm panels.
Flowmeter systems.

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
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Pump, Equipment, Accessory, Specialty, and Piping Pressure Rating: 1200-kPa (175-psig)
minimum working-pressure rating, unless otherwise indicated.
SUBMITTALS

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Product Data: For each type of product indicated. Include rated capacities, certified pump
performance curves with each selection point indicated, operating characteristics, and furnished
accessories and specialties for each fire pump and pressure-maintenance pump.

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Shop Drawings: For fire pumps and drivers, fire-pump controllers, fire-pump accessories and
specialties, pressure-maintenance pumps, pressure-maintenance-pump controllers, and pressuremaintenance-pump accessories and specialties. Include plans, elevations, sections, details, and
attachments to other work.
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For installed products indicated to comply with design loads, include structural analysis
data signed and sealed by the qualified professional engineer responsible for their
preparation.
Wiring Diagrams: Power, signal, and control wiring.
Start and stop pressures for each pump.

Manufacturer Seismic Qualification Certification: Submit certification that fire pumps and
drivers and fire-pump controllers, pressure-maintenance pumps, accessories, and specialties will
withstand seismic forces defined in Division 21 Section "Vibration and Seismic Controls for
Fire-Suppression Piping and Equipment." Include the following:

ELECTRIC-DRIVE, CENTRIFUGAL FIRE PUMPS

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ELECTRIC-DRIVE. signed by product manufacturer. controllers. Product Options: Drawings indicate size. and controllers and are based on specific systems indicated. Refer to Division 01 Section "Product Requirements. pressure-maintenance pumps. B. accessories. and their installation.5 QUALITY ASSURANCE A.Copyright 2001 and 2005 AIA 1. D. "Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection. Operation and Maintenance Data: For fire pumps and drivers. Detailed description of equipment anchorage devices on which the certification is based and their installation requirements. alarm panels. Comply with standards of authorities having jurisdiction pertaining to materials.2 .6 COORDINATION A. Source quality-control test reports. Article 100. by testing agency acceptable to authorities having jurisdiction. reinforcement. Devices. profiles. pressure-maintenance pumps. and installation. F. E." The term "withstand" means "the unit will remain in place without separation of any parts from the device when subjected to the seismic forces specified and the unit will be fully operational after the seismic event. Concrete. Cast anchor-bolt inserts into bases. Field quality-control test reports. E." Dimensioned Outline Drawings of Equipment Unit: Identify center of gravity and locate and describe mounting and anchorage provisions. and formwork requirements are specified in Division 03. hose threads. and controllers through one source from a single manufacturer for each type of equipment. 1. CENTRIFUGAL FIRE PUMPS 213113 . 3. 1. Comply with NFPA 20. b. and maintenance manuals." for fire pumps. G. 03/01 (R 06/05) Basis for Certification: Indicate whether withstand certification is based on actual test of assembled components or on calculation. Coordinate size and location of concrete bases." C. and dimensional requirements of fire pumps. pressure-maintenance pumps. a. controllers. 2. drivers. Electrical Components. and flowmeter systems to include in emergency. D. Product Certificates: For each type of fire pump and fire-pump controller. accessories and specialties. Source Limitations: Obtain fire pumps. and marked for intended use. operation. MASTERSPEC Full Length The term "withstand" means "the unit will remain in place without separation of any parts from the device when subjected to the seismic forces specified. and Accessories: Listed and labeled as defined in NFPA 70.

ELECTRIC-DRIVE. 2. c. 1. and controllers with reinforcement to resist movement of pumps and controllers during a seismic event when their bases are anchored to building structure. Nameplate: Complete with capacities. centrifugal fire pumps capable of furnishing not less than 150 percent of rated capacity at not less than 65 percent of total rated head and with shutoff head limited to 140 percent of total rated head.Copyright 2001 and 2005 AIA MASTERSPEC Full Length 03/01 (R 06/05) PART 2 . ITT Industries. a.> Pump: Axially split cast-iron casing with suction and discharge flanges machined to ASME B16. g. unless otherwise indicated. Aurora Pump. Impeller: Cast bronze of construction to match fire pump. CENTRIFUGAL FIRE PUMPS A. and keyed to shaft. and other pertinent data. <Insert manufacturer's name. h. Shaft and Sleeve: Steel shaft with bronze sleeve. manufacturers offering products that may be incorporated into the Work include. Reddy-Buffaloes Pump Co. b. Paco Pumps. Single-Stage. [Available ]Manufacturers: a. Armstrong Darling. electric-drive. Pentair Pump Group. Fairbanks Morse. C. statically and dynamically balanced.PRODUCTS 2. Sterling Fluid Systems Group. Pentair Pump Group. Patterson Pump Company. bronze. 2. i.3 . A-C Pump. Inc. In other Part 2 articles where titles below introduce lists.2 Available Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements. the following requirements apply to product selection: 1. f.1 MANUFACTURERS A. Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements. provide products by one of the manufacturers specified. Class 125 dimensions.1. b. Finish: Manufacturer's standard red paint applied to factory-assembled and -tested unit before shipping. 2. Fabricate base and attachment to fire pumps. Split-Case Fire Pumps: Double-suction type with pump and driver mounted on same base and connected with coupling. pressure-maintenance pumps. Sterling Peerless Pump. B. Wear Rings: Replaceable. e. CENTRIFUGAL FIRE PUMPS 213113 . Inc. Horizontally Mounted. factory-assembled and -tested. characteristics. c. 2. General: UL 448. d. Description. but are not limited to. 1. manufacturers specified.

Aurora Pump. squirrel-cage. <Insert manufacturer's name. A-C Pump. Split-Case Fire Pumps: Double-suction type with pump mounted on baseplate and connected to driver with coupling. NEMA MG 1. a. open-dripproof. Marathon Electric. Driver: UL-listed. Inc. <Insert manufacturer's name.> Pump: Axially split cast-iron casing with suction and discharge flanges machined to ASME B16. b. induction motor complying with NFPA 20 and NFPA 70.> Single-Stage. Electrical Motors. c. CENTRIFUGAL FIRE PUMPS 213113 . Class 125 dimensions. Marathon Electric. Vertically Mounted. 1. Wear Rings: Replaceable. Driver: UL-listed. [Available ]Manufacturers: 1) 2) 3) 4) D. induction motor complying with NFPA 20 and NFPA 70. open-dripproof. and keyed to shaft. Include wiring compatible with controller used.> ELECTRIC-DRIVE. U.Copyright 2001 and 2005 AIA 1) 2) 3. 4. 2. 1) 2) 3. Shaft and Sleeve: Steel shaft with bronze sleeve. statically and dynamically balanced. Inc. Reddy-Buffaloes Pump Co. Lincoln Electric Company (The).S. Coupling: Flexible and capable of absorbing torsional vibration and shaft misalignment.4 .S.1. Seals: Stuffing box with minimum of four rings of graphite-impregnated braided yarn and bronze packing gland. Impeller: Cast bronze of construction to match fire pump. U. d. a. Seals: Stuffing box with minimum of four rings of graphite-impregnated braided yarn and bronze packing gland. Include metal coupling guard. <Insert manufacturer's name. [Available ]Manufacturers: a. Include metal coupling guard. bronze. Pentair Pump Group. a. Lincoln Electric Company (The). squirrel-cage. ITT Industries. MASTERSPEC Full Length Emerson. b. Shaft Bearings: Grease-lubricated ball bearings in cast-iron housing. 03/01 (R 06/05) Shaft Bearings: Grease-lubricated ball bearings in cast-iron housing. unless otherwise indicated. Electrical Motors. Include wiring compatible with controller used. c. [Available ]Manufacturers: 1) 2) 3) 4) Emerson. e. Patterson Pump Company. 4. Coupling: Flexible and capable of absorbing torsional vibration and shaft misalignment. NEMA MG 1.

c. Horizontally Mounted. <Insert manufacturer's name. b. ITT Industries. open-dripproof. Sterling Fluid Systems Group. Marathon Electric. Include wiring compatible with controller used. Inc. f. Pentair Pump Group. Armstrong Darling. single-suction type with pump and driver mounted on same base and connected with coupling. Impeller: Cast bronze of construction to match fire pump. d.> Pump: Axially split cast-iron casing with suction and discharge flanges machined to ASME B16. MASTERSPEC Full Length Emerson. [Available ]Manufacturers: a.S. a. b. 1. Electrical Motors. induction motor complying with NFPA 20 and NFPA 70. Armstrong Darling. Fairbanks Morse. e. f. [Available ]Manufacturers: a. 4. Sterling Peerless Pump. Lincoln Electric Company (The). horizontally mounted type with driver mounted on same base and connected with coupling.5 . a. <Insert manufacturer's name. U.1. CENTRIFUGAL FIRE PUMPS 213113 . Pentair Pump Group. A-C Pump. e. Reddy-Buffaloes Pump Co. Wear Rings: Replaceable.> End-Suction Fire Pumps: Single-stage. bronze. squirrel-cage. Patterson Pump Company. Split-Case Fire Pumps: Two-stage. statically and dynamically balanced. Driver: UL-listed. Include metal coupling guard. [Available ]Manufacturers: 1) 2) 3) 4) F. Reddy-Buffaloes Pump Co.> ELECTRIC-DRIVE. Aurora Pump. Sterling Peerless Pump. 2. c. and keyed to shaft. ITT Industries. 03/01 (R 06/05) Multistage. 1) 2) 3. d.Copyright 2001 and 2005 AIA E. Shaft and Sleeve: Steel shaft with bronze sleeve. Patterson Pump Company. unless otherwise indicated. Sterling Fluid Systems Group. Coupling: Flexible and capable of absorbing torsional vibration and shaft misalignment. A-C Pump. 1. c. b. Inc. <Insert manufacturer's name. Seals: Stuffing box with minimum of four rings of graphite-impregnated braided yarn and bronze packing gland. Inc. h. Class 125 dimensions. NEMA MG 1. g. Shaft Bearings: Grease-lubricated ball bearings in cast-iron housing.

1) 2) 4. Reddy-Buffaloes Pump Co. b. unless otherwise indicated. 1. 1) 2) Shaft Bearings: Grease-lubricated ball bearings in cast-iron housing.1. ITT Industries.1. unless otherwise indicated. f. CENTRIFUGAL FIRE PUMPS 213113 . Shaft and Sleeve: Steel shaft with bronze sleeve. Sterling Peerless Pump. Inc. a. ELECTRIC-DRIVE. Armstrong Darling. induction motor complying with NFPA 20 and NFPA 70. Pentair Pump Group. d. [Available ]Manufacturers: a. U. bronze. MASTERSPEC Full Length Emerson. Impeller: Cast bronze of construction to match fire pump. Coupling: Flexible and capable of absorbing torsional vibration and shaft misalignment. g. Shaft and Sleeve: Steel shaft with bronze sleeve. 3. 2.6 . Wear Rings: Replaceable. Include wiring compatible with controller used. b. NEMA MG 1. Wear Rings: Replaceable. e. statically and dynamically balanced. Seals: Stuffing box with minimum of four rings of graphite-impregnated braided yarn and bronze packing gland. [Available ]Manufacturers: 1) 2) 3) 4) G. b. Sterling Fluid Systems Group. <Insert manufacturer's name.S. Shaft Bearings: Grease-lubricated ball bearings in cast-iron housing. squirrel-cage. Patterson Pump Company. Impeller: Cast bronze of construction to match fire pump. Driver: UL-listed. Lincoln Electric Company (The). a. c. <Insert manufacturer's name. A-C Pump. Class 125 dimensions. Electrical Motors. Seals: Stuffing box with minimum of four rings of graphite-impregnated braided yarn and bronze packing gland.Copyright 2001 and 2005 AIA 2. h. c. Pentair Pump Group. open-dripproof. and keyed to shaft. c. statically and dynamically balanced. a. Aurora Pump. 03/01 (R 06/05) Pump: Radially split cast-iron casing with suction and discharge flanges machined to ASME B16. bronze. Inc. Include metal coupling guard. Marathon Electric.> In-Line Fire Pumps: Vertically mounted type with electric-motor driver directly mounted to pump casing.> Pump: Radially split cast-iron casing with suction and discharge flanges machined to ASME B16. and keyed to shaft. Fairbanks Morse. Class 125 dimensions.

H. c. Electrical Motors. factory assembled and wired. Master Control Systems. d. 60 Hz. and factory tested for capacities and electrical characteristics.> FIRE-PUMP CONTROLLERS A.> a. listed for electric-drive. Inc. Inc. [1750] [3500] <Insert other> rpm. induction motor complying with NFPA 20 and NFPA 70. [Available ]Manufacturers: 1) 2) 3) 4) Emerson. d. Rated Capacity: <Insert value.3 03/01 (R 06/05) Driver: UL-listed. Cutler-Hammer. a. fire-pump service and service entrance. Joslyn Clark. b. 3 phase.> a. Speed: Same as driver. 3. 2. Lincoln Electric Company (The). 6. Hubbell Industrial Controls.> Outlet Size: <Insert value. [Available ]Manufacturers: a.> Minimum Circuit Ampacity: <Insert value. Relief Valve Size: <Insert value.> Test Header Size: <Insert value. Inc. 2. a. Inc. Full-Load Amperes: <Insert value. Marathon Electric. 5. ELECTRIC-DRIVE. Include wiring compatible with controller used. NEMA MG 1. c.> Fire-Pump Characteristics and Specialty Data: 1. <Insert manufacturer's name. 4.> Cone Size: <Insert value. U.> Maximum Overcurrent Protection: <Insert value. Fire-Pump Controllers. CENTRIFUGAL FIRE PUMPS 213113 . combined automatic and manual operation. b. e. Fire-Pump Plan No. b. Electric-Motor Driver: <Insert value> hp. Firetrol.: <Insert designation used on Drawings.> Inlet Size: <Insert value. open-dripproof. squirrel-cage. 1. c.Copyright 2001 and 2005 AIA 3.7 .> Total Rated Head: <Insert value. Hose Valve Size: [DN 40 (NPS 1-1/2)] [DN 65(NPS 2-1/2)]. e. b. General: UL 218 and NFPA 20.S.> Outlet Flange Class: [125] [250]. MASTERSPEC Full Length Hose Valves Required: [One] [Two] [Three] [Four] [Six] [Eight] <Insert other>.

dripproof.4-mm (3/32-in. System pressure recorder.) orifice. electric ac driven with spring backup. g. Include bronze check valve with 2. Full-Service Fire-Pump Controllers: 1.4-mm (3/32-in. C. 5. closed transition] [Solid state. Include enclosure complying with UL 50. Enclosure: UL 50. Type 2. 6. alarms. Metron. 2. b. unless special-purpose enclosure is indicated.) orifice in clapper or ground-face union with noncorrosive diaphragm having 2. 4. loss-of-line power. and specific items listed. ELECTRIC-DRIVE. approvals and listings. Mounting: Wall type. and minimum run-time relay to prevent short cycling. and line-power phase reversal. Automatic and manual shutdown. characteristics. open transition] [Autotransformer. 3. closed transition] [Part winding. Controls. Limited-Service Fire-Pump Controllers: 1.> Isolating means and circuit breaker. and other pertinent data. g. <Insert manufacturer's name. f.8 . CENTRIFUGAL FIRE PUMPS 213113 . d. B. e. Fire-alarm system connections for indicating motor running condition. with globe valves for testing controller mechanism from system to pump controller as indicated. and operations listed in NFPA 20 as required for drivers and controller types used. a. Type Starting: Across the line. 3. closed transition] [Wye delta. Include manufacturer's standard red paint applied to factory-assembled and tested unit before shipping. with automatic transfer switch with rating at least equal to fire-pump driver-motor horsepower. 2. closed transition]. Type 2. functions. 03/01 (R 06/05) Rate controllers for scheduled fire-pump horsepower and short-circuit withstand rating at least equal to short-circuit current available at controller location. Water-pressure-actuated switch with independent high and low calibrated adjustments responsive to water pressure in fire-suppression piping. Nameplate: Complete with capacity. DN 15 (NPS 1/2). Automatic Transfer Switches: UL 218 and UL 1008 and requirements for and attached to fire-pump controllers.Copyright 2001 and 2005 AIA f. "Power on" pilot lamp. Automatic and manual operation. Include ampere rating not less than 115 percent of motor full-load current and suitable for switching motor-locked rotor current. MASTERSPEC Full Length Type Starting: [Across the line] [Primary resistance. closed transition] [Wye delta. Inc. Controller Sensing Pipes: Fabricate pipe and fittings according to NFPA 20 with nonferrous-metal sensing piping. devices. Take into account cable size and distance from substation or supply transformers. c. Mounting: [Floor-stand] [Wall] type for field electrical connections. 2. indoor.

5. Include nozzle outlets arranged in single line. 1. Multistage. flush-wall mounting attachment. Ball Drip Valve: UL 1726. Inc. Include NFPA 1963 hose thread that complies with local fire department standards and finish same as for test-header-manifold escutcheon plate. B. <Insert manufacturer's name. g. and rectangular. 3. 4. characteristics. 2.1-1. General: Factory-assembled and -tested pumps with electricmotor driver. PRESSURE-MAINTENANCE PUMPS A. Sterling Peerless Pump. c.> ELECTRIC-DRIVE. [Available ]Manufacturers: a. ITT Industries. and other pertinent data. f. Paco Pumps. 2.5 Automatic air-release valve. Eccentric-tapered reducer at suction inlet. Include the following: 1. Sterling Fluid Systems Group. [pilot operated] [spring loaded]. brass escutcheon plate with lettering equivalent to "PUMP TEST CONNECTION. exposed-type valve header with nozzle outlets. controller. Include base. 6. Discharge Cone: [Closed] [Open] type.9 . 11. Pressure-Maintenance Pumps: Multiple-impeller type complying with HI 1. mechanical seals.3 requirements for multistage centrifugal pumps. and accessories and specialties. Nameplate: Complete with capacity. Pressure-Maintenance Pumps. Finish: Manufacturer's standard factory-applied red paint unless brass or other finish is specified. e.1. CENTRIFUGAL FIRE PUMPS 213113 . Inc.2 and HI 1. 8. Grundfos Pumps Corp. 12. b. d. Include cast-iron or stainless-steel casing and bronze or stainless-steel impellers. and bronze with cap and chain. Finish: Manufacturer's standard color paint applied to factory-assembled and -tested unit before shipping. 2. 10. Jacuzzi Brothers. and suction and discharge flanges machined to ASME B16.Copyright 2001 and 2005 AIA 2. 7. [polished chrome-plated] [rough] brass finish escutcheon plate with lettering equivalent to "PUMP TEST CONNECTION. and round. Main Relief Valve: UL 1478. 1. Circulation relief valve. Test-Header Manifold: Ductile-iron or brass body for hose valves. Concentric-tapered reducer at discharge outlet. Taco. 9." Test-Header Manifold: Ferrous body for hose valves.4 MASTERSPEC Full Length 03/01 (R 06/05) FIRE-PUMP ACCESSORIES AND SPECIALTIES A. Class 125 dimensions unless Class 250 flanges are indicated and except that connections may be threaded in sizes where flanges are not available. A-C Pump. Suction and discharge pressure gages. Manufacturer's standard finish. horizontal. Include bronze or cast-iron. Match fire-pump suction and discharge ratings as required for fire-pump capacity rating. straightway pattern." Hose Valves: UL 668.

e. Include base. open-dripproof. Inc. Include the following: 1. 2. b. Inc. wall-mounting type for field electrical wiring.Copyright 2001 and 2005 AIA 2. Include wiring compatible with controller used. D. Pressure switch. Pentair Pump Group. Cutler-Hammer. Include wiring compatible with controller used.10 . MTH Tool Co. Circulation relief valve. Master Control Systems. d. squirrel-cage. Paco Pumps. g. -wired. induction motor complying with NFPA 20 and NFPA 70. d. <Insert manufacturer's name. Pentair Pump Group. f. open-dripproof. factory-assembled. 2. [Available ]Manufacturers: a. <Insert manufacturer's name. Hand-off-auto selector switch. Pilot light. C. e. CENTRIFUGAL FIRE PUMPS 213113 . and -tested. 1. c. induction motor complying with NFPA 20 and NFPA 70. squirrel-cage.. 3. Rate controller for scheduled horsepower and include the following: a. f. Metron.> Driver: NEMA MG 1. E. b. Crane Pumps & Systems. Inc.2 and HI 1. Controllers: UL 508. across-the-line type for combined automatic and manual operation. Firetrol. Fairbanks Morse. Running period timer.1-1.> Enclosure: UL 508 and NEMA 250. Pressure-Maintenance Pumps: Close-coupled type complying with HI 1. 03/01 (R 06/05) Regenerative-Turbine. Type 2. Inc.3 requirements for regenerative-turbine centrifugal pumps. MASTERSPEC Full Length Fusible disconnect switch. Finish: Manufacturer's standard color paint applied to factory-assembled and tested unit before shipping. Accessories and Specialties: Match pressure-maintenance-pump suction and discharge ratings as required for pump capacity rating. 2. [Available ]Manufacturers: a. Inc. d. Hubbell Industrial Controls. b. c. c. ELECTRIC-DRIVE. Driver: NEMA MG 1. Inc. e. Suction and discharge pressure gages. a. Inc. Joslyn Clark. 1. Aurora Pump.

Enclosure: NEMA 250. c. tubing.> Motor-operating condition. Firetrol. Plan No. flowmeter. d. Description: Factory-assembled and -wired remote panel complying with UL 508 and requirements in NFPA 20. Finish: Manufacturer's standard red paint applied to factory-assembled and -tested unit before shipping. d. Hubbell Industrial Controls. Loss-of-line power. e. f.6 MASTERSPEC Full Length Full-Load Amperes: <Insert value. 2. [1750] [3500] rpm.> Rated Capacity: <Insert value. 60 Hz. 2. 1. ELECTRIC-DRIVE. <Insert manufacturer's name. and fittings. Include sensor of size to match pipe. Electric-Motor Driver Size: <Insert value> hp. Inc. Joslyn Clark. FLOWMETER SYSTEMS A.> ALARM PANELS A. 3. Dieterich Standard Inc.> Total Rated Head: <Insert value. [single] [3] phase. Low-water alarm.Copyright 2001 and 2005 AIA F. Include audible and visible alarms matching controller type. Gerand Engineering Co. remote wall-mounting type. Metron.: <Insert designation used on Drawings. 3.11 .> Maximum Overcurrent Protection: <Insert value. a. Hyspan Precision Products. b. Phase reversal. b. g. [Available ]FMG-Approved Manufacturers: a. 1. 4. c. Inc. Inc. Description: Fire-pump flowmeter system that indicates flow to not less than 175 percent of fire-pump rated capacity. Features: Include manufacturer's standard features and the following: a. Inc.> Pump Speed: [1750] [3500] rpm. a.7 Cutler-Hammer. b. c. Master Control Systems. 5. CENTRIFUGAL FIRE PUMPS 213113 . Inc. 2. b. 03/01 (R 06/05) Pressure-Maintenance-Pump Characteristics and Specialty Data: 1. [Available ]Manufacturers: a. 2. c. Type 2.> Minimum Circuit Ampacity: <Insert value.

to 2070-kPa (0.7-m (12-ft. g. AMETEK. CENTRIFUGAL FIRE PUMPS 213113 .8 03/01 (R 06/05) Meriam Instruments Div. in carrying case. Verification of Performance: Rate fire pumps according to requirements indicated. annubar probe.to 115-mm. Design Mix: 34. nonshrink and nonmetallic grout. 2. B. or orifice plate. Test and inspect fire pumps with their controllers according to NFPA 20 for certified shop tests.> GROUT A. Reddy-Buffaloes Pump Co.(3-1/2. <Insert manufacturer's name.to 1725-kPa (0. <Insert manufacturer's name. 7. f. SOURCE QUALITY CONTROL A.to 300-psig)] minimum. WIKA Instrument Corporation. g. 6. ELECTRIC-DRIVE.to 4-1/2-inch-) diameter dial with range of [0. U. Portable Flowmeter: With two 3. Scott Fetzer Co. <Insert manufacturer's name.) hoses. 2. Flowmeter: Compatible with flow sensor with dial not less than 115 mm (4-1/2 inches) in diameter or manufacturer's equivalent size.Copyright 2001 and 2005 AIA d. Preso Meters Corporation. 2.to 250-psig)] [0. Brecco Corporation. [Available ]Manufacturers: a. and nongaseous.. e.> Pressure Rating: 1200-kPa (175-psig) minimum.10 Properties: Nonstaining. d. c.9 AGF Manufacturing Co. 5. 2. MASTERSPEC Full Length Fire Research Corp. Description: UL 393. 1. 2. e. unless otherwise indicated.12 . Inc. f. 4.> [Available ]UL-Listed Manufacturers: a. suitable for interior and exterior applications. Description: ASTM C 1107. Marsh Bellofram. b. factory-mixed and -packaged. Include caption "WATER" on dial face. Reddy-Buffaloes Pump Co.S. c. Gauge. b. 1.. Instruments Div. 28-day compressive strength. dry. Sensor: Venturi. noncorrosive. Dresser Equipment Group. Permanently Mounted Flowmeter: Suitable for wall mounting with copper tubing to connect to flow sensor. 3.5-MPa (5000-psi). hydraulic-cement. PRESSURE GAGES A. 90.

Set base-mounting-type pumps on concrete bases. concrete bases.) gap between pump base and concrete base for grouting. Install concrete bases of dimensions indicated for fire pumps. for compliance with requirements and other conditions affecting performance of fire pumps. F. 2. 2. pressure-maintenance pump. Place and secure anchorage devices. instructions. INSTALLATION A. Install suction and discharge piping equal to or greater than diameter of fire-pump nozzles. install epoxy-coated anchor bolts that extend through concrete base and anchor into structural concrete floor. Install pumps and controllers to provide access for periodic maintenance including removal of motors.Copyright 2001 and 2005 AIA MASTERSPEC Full Length 03/01 (R 06/05) PART 3 . Install valves that are same size as piping connecting fire pumps. Install anchor bolts to elevations required for proper attachment to supported equipment. Use setting drawings. bypasses. 3. Unless otherwise indicated. 3. diagrams.to 1-1/2in. Support pump baseplate on rectangular metal blocks and shims or on metal wedges having small taper. install dowel rods on 450-mm (18-inch) centers around full perimeter of base. E. pressure-maintenance pumps. Disconnect coupling halves before setting. templates. and controllers. C. Examine roughing-in for fire-suppression piping to verify actual locations of piping connections before fire-pump installation." 1.3 Install dowel rods to connect concrete base to concrete floor. Refer to Division 21 Section "Common Work Results for Fire Suppression. 4. and directions furnished with items to be embedded. B. at points near anchor bolts. ELECTRIC-DRIVE. and conditions. For supported equipment.1 EXAMINATION A. Install pressure gages on fire-pump suction and discharge at pressure-gage tappings. C. B. 3. Adjust metal supports or wedges until pump and driver shafts are level. 1. impellers. and other piping systems.2 CONCRETE BASES A. Cast-in-place concrete materials and placement requirements are specified in Division 03. D. and accessories.to 38-mm (3/4. B. Verify that coupling faces and pump suction and discharge flanges are level and plumb. Examine areas. Install and align fire pump. CENTRIFUGAL FIRE PUMPS 213113 . and controller according to NFPA 20. Do not reconnect couplings until alignment operations have been completed. couplings. to provide 19. Proceed with installation only after unsatisfactory conditions have been corrected.EXECUTION 3.13 . test headers. with Installer present.

split-case pump and driver shafts after complete unit has been made plumb on concrete base. Check alignment and make required corrections.4 ALIGNMENT A. Align vertically mounted. Install flowmeter-system components and make connections according to manufacturer's written instructions. valves. Refer to Division 28 Section "Fire Detection and Alarm. E." Drawings indicate general arrangement of piping. 3. J. H.] D.5 CONNECTIONS A. Connect fire-pump controllers to building fire-alarm system. tighten anchor bolts evenly. Connect flowmeter-system sensors and meters according to manufacturer's written instructions. meters and gages. C. and specialties.Copyright 2001 and 2005 AIA MASTERSPEC Full Length 03/01 (R 06/05) G. After alignment is correct." ELECTRIC-DRIVE. anchors. Connect water supply and discharge piping to pressure-maintenance pumps[ with flexible connectors]. grout has set. 3. F. Install piping adjacent to pumps and equipment to allow service and maintenance. E. D. Fill baseplate completely with grout. CENTRIFUGAL FIRE PUMPS 213113 . and anchor bolts have been tightened. Piping installation requirements are specified in Division 21 Section "Water-Based FireSuppression Systems. Install piping accessories. hangers and supports. Align [split-case] [end-suction] fire-pump and driver shafts after complete unit has been leveled on concrete base. Furnish copies of manufacturers' wiring diagram submittals to electrical Installer. with metal blocks and shims or wedges in place.14 . and anchor bolts have been tightened. Connect water supply and discharge piping to fire pumps[ with flexible connectors]. Tighten anchor bolts after grout has hardened.[ Refer to Division 21 Section "Water-Based Fire-Suppression Systems" for flexible connectors. C. Support pumps and piping separately so weight of piping does not rest on pumps. Install flowmeters and sensors where indicated. B. I. G. Connect relief-valve discharge to point of disposal. Align piping connections. fittings. Electrical Wiring: Install electrical devices furnished by equipment manufacturers but not specified to be factory mounted.4 and to tolerances specified by manufacturer. B. Connect controllers to pumps. and equipment supports. Align pump and driver shafts for angular and parallel alignment according to HI 1. grout has set.

Prime pump by opening suction valve and closing drains. Leak Test: After installation. and adjust] field-assembled components and equipment installation. and to assist in field testing]. Replace damaged and malfunctioning controls and equipment. Remove grease-lubrication-type bearing covers. flush bearings with kerosene. Starting procedure for pumps is as follows: a. Ground equipment according to Division 26 Section "Grounding and Bonding for Electrical Systems. Replace equipment that cannot be satisfactorily corrected or that does not perform as indicated. Manufacturer's Field Service: Engage a factory-authorized service representative to inspect[. Where possible. then retest to demonstrate compliance. 2. Final Checks before Startup: Perform the following preventive-maintenance operations and checks: a. Test and adjust controls and safeties. Open sealing-liquid supply valves if pump is so fitted. C. including connections[. field correct malfunctioning equipment. Check general mechanical operation of pump and motor. 3. Do not tighten gland immediately. test. Start motor. If pump is bound or if it drags even slightly. d. Comply with operating instructions and procedures in NFPA 20 to demonstrate compliance with requirements." I.Copyright 2001 and 2005 AIA MASTERSPEC Full Length 03/01 (R 06/05) H. b. Perform field tests for each fire pump when installation is complete.6 FIELD QUALITY CONTROL A. c. Lubricate oil-lubrication-type bearings. Perform the following field tests and inspections and prepare test reports: 1. 4. Connect wiring according to Division 26 Section "Low-Voltage Electrical Power Conductors and Cables" or Division 26 Section "High-Voltage Electrical Power Conductors and Cables" as appropriate. B. 3. Verify that pump is free to rotate by hand. c. Open discharge valve slowly. then retest to demonstrate compliance. All testing shall be witnessed and accepted by the NIH Division of the Fire Marshal. b. ELECTRIC-DRIVE. Rotation shall match direction of rotation marked on pump casing. and clean thoroughly. charge system and test for leaks. do not operate until cause of trouble is determined and corrected. but let packing run in before reducing leakage through stuffing boxes. Observe leakage from stuffing boxes and adjust sealing-liquid valve for proper flow to ensure lubrication of packing. Disconnect coupling and check electric motor for proper rotation. Repair leaks and retest until no leaks exist. CENTRIFUGAL FIRE PUMPS 213113 . Fill with new lubricant according to manufacturer's written instructions. f. e.15 . Report results in writing. d. Verify that each fire pump performs as indicated. and prepare pump for operation.

Fire hoses are for field-acceptance tests only and are not property of Contracting Officer. 3.Copyright 2001 and 2005 AIA 5.16 . and pressuremaintenance pumps. and maintain fire pumps." END OF SECTION 213113 ELECTRIC-DRIVE. Engage a factory-authorized service representative to train Contracting Officer's maintenance personnel to adjust. Refer to Division 01 Section "Demonstration and Training. and length required to reach storm drain or other acceptable location to dispose of fire-pump test water. size. controllers. operate. drivers. DEMONSTRATION A.7 MASTERSPEC Full Length 03/01 (R 06/05) Furnish fire hoses in number. CENTRIFUGAL FIRE PUMPS 213113 .