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Document CEN/TC 191

N 836

Ref: CEN/TC191

Date: 16 August 2004

To the Members of CEN/TC 191


Fixed firefighting systems

Secretariat of CEN/TC 191


Direct tel: +44 20 8996 7140
Direct fax: +44 20 8996 7799
Email: robert.turpin@bsi-global.com

Dear Member

STAGE 32 prEN 12259-12 'PUMPS'

Please find enclosed the following draft, which has been submitted by the Convenor of CEN/TC
191/WG 5.

'Fixed firefighting systems Components for sprinkler and water spray systems Part 12:
Pumps'

This work item replaces WI 00191102, which CEN deleted under their Limited Lifetime programme.
Due to the number of comments made at the original CEN Enquiry, this draft will now be submitted
to CEN Enquiry and Formal Vote.

This draft is circulated for information purposes only, and will be sent to CMC for launch of CEN
Enquiry.

Yours sincerely

ROB TURPIN
BSI
Secretary to CEN/TC 191
EUROPEAN STANDARD prEN 12259-12 (10 June 2004)

NORME EUROPENNE

EUROPISCHE NORM

ICS

Descriptors:

English version

Fixed firefighting systems components for sprinkler and water spray system
Part 12: Pumps

Installations fixes de lutte contre lincendie Ortfeste Lschanlagen Bauteile fr


Composants des systmes dextinction du Sprinkler - und Sprhwasseranlagen Teil
type sprinkleur et pulvrisation deau 12 : Sprinklerpumpen
Partie 12 : Pompe pour sprinkleurs

This draft European Standard is submitted to CEN Members for enquiry. It has been drawn up by Technical
Committee CEN/TC 191.

If this draft becomes a European Standard, CEN members are bound to comply with the CEN/CENELEC
Internal Regulations which stipulate the conditions for giving this European Standard the status of a national
standard without any alteration.

This draft European Standard was established by CEN in three official versions (English, French, German). A
version in any other language made by translation under the responsibility of a CEN member into its own
language and notified to the Central Secretariat has the same status as the official versions.

CEN members are the national standards bodies of Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland,
France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain,
Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom.

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199.. CEN All rights of exploitation in any form and by any means reserved worldwide for CEN national
Members
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Foreword .....................................................................................................................................................................3
0 Introduction ....................................................................................................................................................5
1 Scope ..............................................................................................................................................................5
2 Normative references ....................................................................................................................................5
3 Definitions ......................................................................................................................................................6
3.1 The definitions of EN 12723:2000 Liquid pumps-General terms for pumps and
installations and EN 12845 Automatic sprinkler systems apply to this standard ..................................6
4 Pump construction and performance..........................................................................................................6
4.1 Connections ...................................................................................................................................................6
4.2 Pump casing strength ...................................................................................................................................6
4.3 Construction ..................................................................................................................................................6
4.4 Rotational speed............................................................................................................................................7
4.5 Characteristic curves ....................................................................................................................................7
5 Type Approval Tests .....................................................................................................................................7
5.2 Main tests .......................................................................................................................................................8
5.3 Minimum flow .................................................................................................................................................8
6 Marking and documentation.........................................................................................................................9
6.1 Marking ...........................................................................................................................................................9
6.2 Documentation...............................................................................................................................................9
7 Evaluation of conformity.............................................................................................................................10
7.1 General............................................................................................................... Error! Bookmark not defined.
7.2 Initial type testing ............................................................................................. Error! Bookmark not defined.
7.3 Factory production control (FPC) ................................................................... Error! Bookmark not defined.
Annexe A (informative) Specimen of maker's name plate ..................................................................................16
Annexe B (informative) Specimen H(Q) characteristic curve sheets.................................................................17
Annex ZA(informative) .............................................................................................................................................18
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Foreword

This European Standard has been prepared by Technical Committee CEN/TC 191 "Fixed fire
fighting systems", the secretariat of which is held by BSI.

This document is currently submitted to the CEN Enquiry.

This European Standard has been prepared under a mandate given to CEN by the European
Commission and the European Free Trade Association, and supports essential requirements of
EU Directive(s).

For relationship with EU Directives, see informative Annex ZA, which is an integral part of this
standard.

It forms one Part of EN 12259, covering components for automatic sprinkler systems and is
included in a series of European Standards planned to cover:

a) automatic sprinkler systems (EN 12845)

b) Gaseous extinguishing systems (EN 12094 & EN ISO 14520) 1

c) powder systems (EN 12416) 1)

d) explosion protection systems (EN 26 184)

e) foam systems (EN13565)

f) hydrant and hose reel systems (EN 671)

g) smoke and heat control systems (EN 12101) 1


1
h) water spray systems (EN )

EN 12259 has the general title Fixed fire fighting systems - Components for sprinkler and water
spray systems and will subdivided as follows):

Part 1: Sprinklers.

Part 2: Wet alarm valve assemblies

Part 3: Dry alarm valve assemblies

Part 4: Water motor alarms.

Part 5: Water flow detectors.

Part 6: Pipe couplings.

Part 7: Pipe hangers.

Part 8: Pressure switches.


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Part 9 Deluge alarm valve assemblies.

Part 10 Multiple controls.

Part 11 Medium and high velocity water sprayers.

Part 12 Pumps .
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0 Introduction

1 Scope

This part of EN 12259 specifies requirements for construction and performance of rotodynamic pumps used
in automatic sprinklers systems conforming to EN 12845, Automatic sprinkler systems Design and
Installation and EN XXXXX Water spray systems..

2 Normative references

This European standard incorporates by dated or undated reference, provisions from other publications. These
normative references are cited at the appropriate places in the text and the publications are listed hereafter. For
dated references, subsequent amendments to or revisions of any of these publications apply to this European
Standard only when incorporated in it by amendment or revision. For undated references the latest edition of the
publication referred to applies.

EN ISO 9906: Rotodynamic pumps. Hydraulic performance acceptance tests. Grades 1 and 2

ISO 3069: End-suction centrifugal pumps. Dimensions of cavities for mechanical seals and for soft packing

EN 12162: Liquid pumps. Safety requirements. Procedures for hydrostatic testing

EN 12723: Liquid pumps. General terms for pumps and installations. Definitions, quantities, letter symbols
and units.

EN 12845 Automatic sprinkler systems


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3 Definitions

The definitions of EN 12723:2000 Liquid pumps-General terms for pumps and installations and EN 12845
Automatic sprinkler systems apply to this standard

4 Pump construction and performance

4.1 Connections

Inlet, outlet and threaded connections shall be in accordance with appropriate National or International
standards.

4.2 Pump casing strength

The maximum allowable casing working pressure (see EN12723) shall be at least 10 bar and shall be at
least equal to the maximum closed valve pressure at maximum rotational speed and maximum impeller
diameter plus maximum inlet pressure.

4.3 Construction

4.3.1 All functioning parts or structural components vital to a pumps operation shall be capable of being
maintained or replaced.

Note 1: Whatever method is adopted, it should permit ready maintenance with a minimum of downtime.

Note 2: The interchangeability of parts shall be ensured by the use of standardized tolerances.

Note 3: Bearings, shaft packing and also the clearance of rotating parts should be designed so that the
pump is capable of operating efficiently even after being static for long periods in the stand-by condition.

4.3.2 Casing wear rings shall be fitted and shall be prevented from rotating.

4.3.3 The pump casing shall be made from grey cast iron or at least an equivalent metal. Internal pump
shafts, protective sleeves for shafts, metal parts of mechanical seals, impellers, impeller fastenings
(impeller nuts, locking plates or washers and adjusting springs) and wear rings, including their
counterparts shall be made from bronze, stainless steel or at least an equivalent metal.

4.3.4 The diameter of the portion of the shaft or shaft sleeve (where fitted) in contact with shaft seals shall
be in accordance with ISO 3069.

4.3.5 The supplier shall provide detailed shaft stress calculations which show that the shaft is suitable for
the maximum impeller diameter at 105% the maximum rated speed.
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4.3.6 Shaft driven pumps shall use mechanical seals or soft packing.

4.3.7 Shaft seal cavity dimensions shall be in accordance with ISO 3069.

4.3.8 Means shall be provided for repacking stuffing boxes without removing or dismantling any part other
than gland components and/or guards.

4.4 Rotational speed

The rated speed shall be specified by the pump supplier but shall not exceed 3,600 1/min.

The maximum allowable continuous speed shall be at least 105% of the rated speed.

4.5 Characteristic curves

4.5.1 The H(Q) characteristic curve of sprinkler pumps shall be stable (see Annex B). The
measurement uncertainty as specified in EN ISO 9906 Grade 2 may be applied.

4.5.2 Within the pump design range the NPSHR by the pump shall not exceed 5 m or in the case of
submersible pumps 8.5 m. The criterion for NPSHR is 3 % drop in total differential head for the first stage
of multi-stage pumps or for single-stage pumps with constant speed and a fixed rate of flow.

4.5.3 The flow, power consumption, NPSHR and the corresponding delivery head shall be determined in
accordance with ISO 9906 Grade 2.

4.5.4 The pump manufacturer shall specify the minimum by-pass flow value to mitigate the possibility of
pump failure in the closed valve condition. The minimum flow shall be demonstrated by test as specified in
5.3.

5 Type Approval Tests

5.1 Hydrostatic pressure tests

5.1.1 Leakage test

Examine the pump for leakage in accordance with EN12162 :2001. The hydrostatic test pressure (ptest) shall
be calculated assuming the product of the factors (K1 x K2) is at least 1.5. Maintain the hydrostatic test
pressure for a duration of 10 minutes.

5.1.2 Rupture test

Examine the pump casing for resistance to pressure using the test methods described in EN12162 :2001.
The hydrostatic test pressure (ptest) shall be calculated assuming the product of the factors (K1 x K2) is at
least 2. Maintain the test pressure for a duration of 10 minutes. The pump casing shall withstand the
hydrostatic pressure test without rupture.
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Note: Leakage from joints shall be disregarded.

5.2 Main tests

Type approval tests and conversion of test data shall be undertaken using methods defined in
ISO 9906 : 1999 Grade 2 and the tolerances given there.

Pumps shall be tested with a range of impeller diameters, which shall include the maximum and minimum
impeller diameters. Performance between tested impeller diameters may be interpolated in accordance with
ISO 9906: 1999 Annex B for changes not exceeding 4% in impeller diameter.

The test data required for the purpose of evaluation in accordance with ISO 9906: 1999, are established at a
minimum of 7 points uniformly distributed between the pump minimum flow and the highest rate of flow to be
measured. NPSHR shall be determined for minimum and maximum impeller diameters and speeds at 5
points between 0,3 Qz and highest rate of flow.

The highest flow to be measured shall be sufficient to demonstrate a non-overloading power characteristic
or a flow corresponding to at least NPSHR of 16m.

Pumps intended for use in HHP or HHS pre-calculated systems shall be tested to at least 140% of the
design flow where it shall be demonstrated that the total differential head is at least 70% of the total
differential head at the design flow.

Pump characteristic curve conversions for alternative drivers with differing speeds shall be converted using
the formula: (Ref ISO 9906: 1999).

x
n
( NPSHR)T = ( NPSHR) sp
n

The test to verify the validity of the above formula shall entail measuring the NPSHR value for the lowest and
highest intended speed.

5.3 Minimum flow

The pump shall be run for a minimum of 2 hours with the maximum impeller diameter at maximum speed
and the minimum flow specified by the supplier.

The pump inlet and outlet temperatures shall be measured throughout the test.

The maximum water temperature rise across the pump shall not exceed 10 C for the duration of the test.

Measure the head, flow rate and power input throughout the test at intervals of not exceeding 15 minutes.

During the test the power input shall not increase by more than 2%, and the head shall not decrease by
more than 1.5%
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6 Marking and documentation

6.1 Marking

Sprinkler pumps shall be marked, by the supplier, with a permanently attached nameplate, which is legible,
indelible, non-combustible and durable.

(In the case of pumps with submersible motors, a duplicate maker's nameplate, for affixing to the control
panel shall be delivered loose along with the pump).

A specimen suppliers nameplate is reproduced in annex A.

The suppliers nameplate shall contain the following:

a) suppliers name and trademark;

b) model designation;

c) serial number/year of manufacture;

d) approval number;

e) rated flow Qz in l/min, m3/h

f) delivery head H in m for the rated flow;

g) rated speed nn in r/min (or 1/min) at which the sprinkler pump is run;

h) required motor capacity Pm in kW;

i) effective diameter of impeller in mm. In the case of vanes with chamfered ends the largest and
smallest diameters should be given (e.g. 280/270).

j) nominal current in amps, for submersible pumps only;

k) maximum allowable casing working pressure in bar

The pump shall be marked with the direction of rotation.

NOTE: In the case of integral pump units an arrow pointing in the direction of rotation on the motor will
suffice. The indication may be dispensed with the case of submersible pumps.

6.2 Documentation

The following documents should be supplied for initial type approval tests:

i) assembly drawings of the pump , together with a parts list and material specifications
including the drawings of major parts ;

ii) starting torque curve at maximum power consumption;

iii the operating instructions to be supplied with every pump.


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iv) characteristic curve sheets

The characteristic curve sheets shall include the following particulars:

a) rated design flow l/min and m3/h;

b) delivery head m

c) maximum power consumption kW (see 5.2)

d) (NPSHR) m

e) rated speed r/min (or 1/min), see annex B

f) maximum allowable rated speed (see clause 4.4) r/min (or 1/min)

g) maximum allowable speed r/min (or 1/min)

h) impeller diameter mm

i) minimum water cover m for submersible pumps

j) model designation

k) minimum by-pass rate of flow l/min, m3/h

l) nominal bore of pump inlet - mm

m) nominal bore of pump outlet - mm

Rated of flow, delivery head and NPSHR are regarded as guaranteed values within the meaning of ISO
9906, The maximum power requirement for the pump shall not exceed the maximum power consumption
stated.

The documents shall make it clear that the above requirements have been met.

Where the requirements of Annex ZA.3 give the same information as above, the requirements of this clause
(5) shall be considered to have been met.

7 Evaluation of conformity

7.1 General

The compliance of the component with the requirements of this European Standard shall be demonstrated
by:

initial type testing,

factory production control by the manufacturer.

NOTE The manufacturer is a natural or legal person, who places the component on the market under his
own name. Normally, the manufacturer designs and manufactures the component himself. As a first
alternative, he may have it designed, manufactured, assembled, packed, processed or labeled by
subcontracting. As a second alternative he may assemble, pack, process, or label ready-made products.
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The manufacturer shall ensure:

that the initial type testing in accordance with this European Standard is initiated and carried out (where
relevant, under the control of a product certification body); and

that the component continuously complies with the initial type testing samples, for which compliance
with this European Standard has been verified.

He shall always retain the overall control and shall have the necessary competence to take the responsibility
for the component.

The manufacturer shall be fully responsible for the conformity of that component to all relevant regulatory
requirements. However, where the manufacturer uses components already shown to conform to those
requirements relevant for that component (e.g. by CE marking) the manufacturer is not required to repeat
the evaluation which led to such conformity. Where the manufacturer uses components not already shown
to conform, it is his responsibility to undertake the necessary evaluation to show conformity.

7.2 Initial type testing

7.2.1 Initial type testing in accordance with clause 5 shall be performed to demonstrate conformity with this
European Standard, except as described in 7.2.3 to 7.2.4.

All characteristics given in clause 4, except 4.1 and 4.3.5, shall be subject to this initial type testing, except
as described in 7.2.3 to 7.2.4.

7.2.2 In the case of modification of the component or of the method of production (where these may affect
the stated properties), initial type testing shall be performed. All tests given in clause 5, the results of which
may be influenced by the modification, shall be performed, except as described in 7.2.3 to 7.2.4. All
characteristics given in clause 4, except 4.1 and 4.3.5, which may be changed by the modification, shall be
subject to this initial type testing, except as described in 7.2.3 to 7.2.4.

7.2.3 Tests previously performed in accordance with the provisions of this standard may be taken into
account providing that they were made to the same or a more rigorous test method under the same
system of attestation of conformity on the same component or components of similar design, construction
and functionality, such that the results are applicable to the component in question.

NOTE Same system of attestation of conformity means testing by an independent third party under the
control of a product certification body.

7.2.4 Components may be grouped into families where one or more characteristics are the same for all
components within that family or the test results are representative of all components within that family. In
this case not all components of the family have to be tested for the purposes of the initial type testing.

7.2.5 Test samples shall be representative of the normal production. If the test samples are prototypes,
they shall be representative of the intended future production and shall be selected by the manufacturer.

NOTE In the case of prototypes and third party certification, this means that it is the manufacturer not the
third party who is responsible for selecting the samples. During the initial inspection of the factory and of the
factory production control (see 7.3), it is verified that the component continuously complies with the initial
type testing samples.
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7.2.6 If the technical documentation of the test samples does not give a sufficient basis for later
compliance checks, a reference sample (identified and marked) shall remain available for this purpose.

NOTE Later compliance checks are possible, if the test laboratory holds an assembly drawing with parts list
and this parts list refers to the necessary detail drawings and these detail drawings are available at the
factory.

7.2.7 Any initial type testing and its results shall be documented in a test report.

7.3 Factory production control (FPC)

7.3.1 General

The manufacturer shall establish, document and maintain an FPC system to ensure that the components
placed on the market conform with the stated performance characteristics.

If the manufacturer has the component designed, manufactured, assembled, packed, processed and
labeled by subcontracting, FPC of the subcontractor may be taken into account. Where subcontracting takes
place, the manufacturer shall retain the overall control of the component and ensure that he receives all the
information that is necessary to fulfill his responsibilities according to this European Standard. The
manufacturer who subcontracts all of his activities may in no circumstances discharge himself of his
responsibilities to a subcontractor.

FPC is the permanent internal control of production exercised by the manufacturer.

All the elements, requirements and provisions adopted by the manufacturer shall be documented in a
systematic manner in the form of written policies and procedures. This production control system
documentation shall ensure a common understanding of conformity evaluation and enable the achievement
of the required component characteristics and the effective operation of the production control system to be
checked.

Factory production control therefore brings together operational techniques and all measures allowing
maintenance and control of the conformity of the component with its technical specifications. Its
implementation may be achieved by controls and tests on measuring equipment, raw materials and
constituents, processes, machines and manufacturing equipment and finished components, including
material properties in components, and by making use of the results thus obtained.

7.3.2 General requirements

The FPC system shall fulfill the requirements as described in the following clauses of EN ISO 9001:2000,
where applicable:

4.2 except 4.2.1 a)

5.1 e), 5.5.1, 5.5.2

clause 6

7.1 except 7.1 a), 7.2.3 c), 7.4, 7.5, 7.6

8.2.3, 8.2.4, 8.3, 8.5.2

The FPC system may be part of a Quality Management system, e.g. in accordance with EN ISO 9001:2000.
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7.3.2 Component specific requirements

7.3.3.1 The FPC system shall:

address this European Standard; and

ensure that the components placed on the market conform with the stated performance characteristics.

7.3.3.2 The FPC system shall include a component specific FPC- or Quality-plan, which identifies
procedures to demonstrate conformity of the component at appropriate stages, i.e.

a) the controls and tests to be carried out prior to and/or during manufacture according to a frequency laid
down; and/or

b) the verifications and tests to be carried out on finished components according to a frequency laid down;
and

c) leakage tests on each pump in accordance with EN12162 with the hydrostatic test pressure (ptest)
calculated assuming the product of the factors (K1 x K2) equals 1.5.

If the manufacturer uses finished components, the operations under b) shall lead to an equivalent level of
conformity of the component as if normal FPC had been carried out during the production.

If the manufacturer carries out parts of the production himself, the operations under b) may be reduced and
partly replaced by operations under a). Generally, the more parts of the production are carried out by the
manufacturer, the more operations under b) may be replaced by operations under a). In any case the
operation shall lead to an equivalent level of conformity of the component as if normal FPC had been carried
out during the production.

NOTE Depending on the specific case, it may be necessary to carry out the operations referred to under
a) and b), only the operations under a) or only those under b).

The operations under a) centre as much on the intermediate states of the component as on manufacturing
machines and their adjustment, and measuring equipment etc. These controls and tests and their frequency
are chosen based on component type and composition, the manufacturing process and its complexity, the
sensitivity of component features to variations in manufacturing parameters etc.

The manufacturer shall establish and maintain records which provide evidence that the production has been
sampled and tested. These records shall show clearly whether the production has satisfied the defined
acceptance criteria and shall be available at least for ten years. Where the component fails to satisfy the
acceptance measures, the provisions for non-conforming products shall apply, the necessary corrective
action shall immediately be taken and the components or batches not conforming shall be isolated and
properly identified. Once the fault has been corrected, the test or verification in question shall be repeated.

The results of controls and tests shall be properly recorded. The component description, date of
manufacture, test method adopted, test results and acceptance criteria shall be entered in the records under
the signature of the person responsible for the control/test. With regard to any control result not meeting the
requirements of this European Standard, the corrective measures taken to rectify the situation (e.g. a further
test carried out, modification of manufacturing process, throwing away or putting right of the component)
shall be indicated in the records.

7.3.3.3 Individual components or batches of components and the related manufacturing documentation
shall be completely identifiable and retraceable.

7.3.4 Initial inspection of factory and FPC

7.3.4.1 Initial inspection of factory and FPC shall generally be carried out when the production is already
running and the FPC is already in practice. It is, however, possible that the initial inspection of factory and
FPC is carried out before the production is already running and/or before the FPC is already in practice.
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7.3.4.2 The following shall be assessed to verify that the requirements of 7.3.2 and 7.3.3 are fulfilled:

the FPC-documentation; and

the factory.

In the assessment of the factory it shall be verified:

a) that all resources necessary for the achievement of the component characteristics required by this
European Standard are or will be (see 7.3.4.1) available; and

b) that the FPC-procedures in accordance with the FPC-documentation are or will be (see 7.3.4.1)
implemented and followed in practice; and

c) that the component complies or will comply (see 7.3.4.1) with the initial type testing samples, for which
compliance with this European Standard has been verified; and

d) whether the FPC system is part of a Quality Management system in accordance with EN ISO
9001:2000 (see 7.3.2) and as part of this Quality Management system is certified and has yearly
surveillance by a certification body, who is recognised by an accreditation body which is member of the
European Co-operation for Accreditation and which has signed the Multilateral agreement (MLA) there.

7.3.4.3 All factories of the manufacturer, where for the relevant component final assembling or at least final
testing is performed, shall be assessed to verify that the conditions of 7.3.4.2 a) to c) are in place. One
assessment may cover one or more components, production lines and/or production processes. If the FPC
system covers more than one component, production line or production process, and if it is verified that the
general requirements are fulfilled then the detailed verification of the component specific FPC requirements
for one component may be taken as representative of the FPC of other components.

7.3.4.4 Assessments previously performed in accordance with the provisions of this standard may be taken
into account providing that they were made to the same system of attestation of conformity on the same
component or components of similar design, construction and functionality, such that the results may be
considered applicable to the component in question.

NOTE Same system of attestation of conformity means inspection of FPC by an independent third party
under the control of a product certification body.

7.3.4.5 Any assessment and its results shall be documented in a report.

7.3.5 Continuous surveillance of FPC

7.3.5.1 All factories which have been assessed according to 7.3.4 shall be re-assessed once a year,
except as stated in 7.3.5.2.

In this case each FPC assessment shall verify a different component or production process, where
applicable.

7.3.5.2 If the manufacturer provides proof of continuing satisfactory operation of his FPC system the
frequency of the re-assessment may be reduced to once every four years.

NOTE 1 Sufficient proof can be the report of a certification body, see 7.3.4.2 d).

NOTE 2 If the overall Quality Management system in accordance with EN ISO 9001:2000 is well
implemented (verified in the initial assessment of factory and FPC) and continuously practised (verified in
QM-audits), it can be assumed that the integrated FPC-relevant part is well covered. On this basis, the work
of the manufacturer is well controlled, so that the frequency of special FPC-surveillance-assessments can
be reduced.
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7.3.5.3 Any assessment and its results shall be documented in a report.

7.3.6 Procedure for modifications

In the case of modification of the component, the method of production or the FPC system (where these
may affect the stated properties), a re-assessment of the factory and of the FPC system shall be performed
for those aspects which may be affected by the modification.

Any assessment and its results shall be documented in a report.


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Annex A
(informative)

Specimen of manufacturers name plate

Figure A.1 shows an example of a manufacturers name plate

Manufacturer Firm's Headquarters

Sprinkler pump Model designation

Serial Number Year of


manufacture

Rated head m Certification


number

Rated flow l/min pallw bar

Rated speed 1/min Pm kW

Diameter of mm Nominal current* A


impeller

* For submersible pumps only

Figure A.1 Example of a manufacturers name plate


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Annex B
(informative)

Typical H(Q) characteristic curve sheets

Pump characteristic curves shall be drawn for a constant speed condition. Figure B.1 shows typical
characteristic curves for different pump impeller diameters

8
6

7
100%
5
100%
6
4 10
5 9
70%
3

140%
3 100%

100%

2 70%

140%

0
0 1000 2000 3000 4000 5000 6000
50

40

8
30
7
2

20 6
5
10

0
0 1000 2000 3000 4000 5000 6000
20

15

10
1

5 8
5

0
0 1000 2000 3000 4000 5000 6000

Figures require redrawing (i) H in m (x 10); (ii) End H vs. Q curves at 16 m NPSHR; (iii) item 10 straight line.

1. NPSHR in m 6. 2 in mm
2. P in kW 7. 3 in mm
3. H in m 8. 4 in mm
4. Q in l/min 9. Rated flow (corresponding to
5. 1 in mm NPSHR of 5m)
10. Limit for Precalculated HHS and
HHP pumps

Figure B.1 Typical characteristic curves


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Annex ZA(informative)

Clauses of this European Standard addressing the provisions of the EU Construction


Products Directive (89/106/EEC)

ZA.0 Scope of this annex

The scope as given in clause 1 is applicable.

ZA.1 Clauses of this European Standard addressing the characteristics of the EU


Construction Products Directive (89/106/EEC)

This European standard has been prepared under the Mandate given to CEN by the European
Commission and the European Free Trade Association.
The clauses of this European Standard, shown in Table ZA.1 meet the requirements of the
Mandate given under the EU Construction Products Directive (89/106).
Compliance with these clauses confers the presumption of fitness of the construction products
covered by this European standard for their intended use.

WARNING: Other requirements and EU directives, not affecting the fitness for intended
use may be applicable to a construction product falling within the scope of this standard.

Construction product: Spinkler pumps

Intended use(s): For use in sprinkler and water spray systems for fire control/suppression in
land based buildings and structures.

Table ZA.1 Relevant clauses

Requirement/characteristic Requirement clauses in Mandated Notes


from mandate this standard levels or
classes

Operational reliability 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5.2, 4.5.3,


4.5.4

Performance parameters under 4.4, 4.5.1, 4.5.3


fire conditions
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ZA.2 Procedure for the attestation of conformity of wet alarm valve assemblies

Sprinkler pumps for the intended use listed shall follow the system(s) of attestation of conformity
shown in table ZA.2.

Table ZA.2 Attestation of conformity system

Product Intended use Level(s) or Attestation of conformity


class(es) system

Sprinkler pumps Fire safety 1

System 1: See CPD Annex III.2.(I) without audit testing of samples

The product certification body will certify the initial type testing of all characteristics given in table
ZA.1, in accordance with the provisions of 6.2, and for the initial inspection of the factory and of the
factory production control, and for the continuous surveillance, assessment and approval of the
factory production control, all characteristics shall be of interest to the approved body.

The supplier shall operate a factory production control system in accordance with the provisions of
6.3

ZA.3 CE marking

The CE marking shall appear on the packaging, sprinkler pump and on the accompanying
commercial documents.

The following information shall accompany the CE-marking:

the name or identifying mark of the producer/supplier, and


the last two digits of the year in which the marking was affixed, and
the appropriate number of the EC-certificate of conformity, and
the number of this standard (EN 12259-12)
the Model designation and
the design flow rate (l/min), and
the rated speed (r/min or 1/min)..

Table ZA.3 gives an example of the information to be given on the commercial documents.
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Table ZA.3 Example CE marking information

CE
AnyCo Ltd, P.O. Box 21, B1050

99

0123 - CPD - 001

EN 12259-12

Sprinkler pump

Rated flow (l/min)

Rated speed (r/min or 1/min)

This marking information may be part of makers name plate

ZA.4 Certificate and Declaration of Conformity

The manufacturer or his agent established in the EEA, shall prepare and retain a declaration of
conformity, which authorises the affixing of the CE marking. This declaration shall included:

- name and address of the manufacturer, or his authorised representative established in the EEA,
and the place of production,

- description of the product (type, identification, use .), and a copy of the information
accompanying the CE marking,

- provisions to which the product conforms (e.g. Annex ZA of this EN),

- particular conditions applicable to the use of the product [if necessary],

- name and address (or identification number) of the approved body(ies).

For characteristics where certification is required (system 1), the declaration shall contain a
certificate of conformity with, in addition to the information above, the following information:

- the name and address of the certification body,

- the certificate number,

- conditions and period of validity of the certificate, where applicable.

Duplication of information between the declaration and certificate shall be avoided. The declaration
and certificate shall be presented in the language(s) of the Member State of use of the product.
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