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FOAM PROPORTIONING EQUIPMENT


BALANCED PRESSURE PUMP PROPORTIONING SKID

DESCRIPTION Optional drivers include diesel and gasoline.

Buckeye Balanced Pressure Pump Proportioning Skids FLOW RANGE


are designed to accurately proportion the foam concen-
trate into the water stream. The following table lists the nominal flow range for each
The systems operate over a wide range of flows and pres- size Proportioning unit. The flow rates for other foam con-
sures and do not require any manual adjustment. centrates may vary. Consult the engineering department
at Buckeye for specific applications.
FEATURES
FLOW RANGE
• Five proportioner options to cover a wide range of flow
requirements. SIZE AR-AFFF AFFF
• Accurate proportioning is achieved by using a dia- BF-BPSU 2.5 100 - 350 100 - 400 gpm
phragm type balancing valve. BF-BPSU 3 190 - 500 150 - 550 gpm
BF-BPSU 4 390-1300 350 - 1200 gpm
• Schedule 40 Brass pipe is standard for all intercon- BF-BPSU 6 650-2900 550 - 2620 gpm
necting piping. Options using stainless steel are avail- BF-BPSU 8 1550-4000 900 - 4200 gpm
able.
• Compatible for use with all Buckeye foam concentrates. ORDERING INFORMATION

• Name tags used for all valve identification. When ordering a Buckeye Balanced Pressure Pump Pro-
• Four lifting lugs provided for easy movement of the portioning Skid, the customer should supply the following
skid. information:

• Pump skid supplied with manual override capabilities. 1. Type and percentage of foam concentrate.
• All Buckeye skids are fully tested and shipped from 2. Minimum and maximum static and residual water
the factory ready to install. pressure available at the proportioning controller(s.)
3. Minimum and maximum foam solution flows ex-
• Choice of color and finish is available for all environ- pected.
ments using either epoxy or enamel paint. Standard 4. Power supply required.
paint color is red. 5. Type of paint finish and color.

SPECIFICATIONS

The Buckeye Balanced Pressure Proportioning Skid con-


tains all necessary components including control valves,
proportioning controller(s), duplex gauge, positive dis-
placement foam concentrate pump with electric motor,
motor starter and all interconnecting piping. The complete
unit is mounted on a structural steel base for stability.
FOAM PROPORTIONING EQUIPMENT
SKID MOUNTED BALANCED PRESSURE SYSTEM

FOAM PUMP CONTROLLER


NOTES:

1. FOAM CONCENTRATE PIPE & FITTINGS


TO BE BRASS.
2. PIPE SUPPORTS ARE NOT SHOWN
FOR CLARITY.

FLUSHING
CONNECTIONS

FOAM PUMP

PROPORTIONING
CONTROLLER
6" x 11" OD
150lb FLANGE (TYP)
SENSING LINES TO PROPORTIONER

FOAM PUMP
CONTROLLER
RETURN 2" FLG. CONN.

SUCTION 3" FLG. CONN.


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FOAM PROPORTIONING EQUIPMENT
BALANCED PRESSURE PUMP SKID
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FOAM PROPORTIONING EQUIPMENT
BALANCED PRESSURE PUMP SKID

SYSTEM #1
SYSTEM #2
FOAM SOLUTION TO MANIFOLD
FOAM SOLUTION TO SEPARATE SUPPLYING (4) FOAM CHAMBERS
STORAGE TANK SYSTEM OR HOSE ON CONE ROOF TANK
REELS (IF REQUIRED)

B A LANCING
VALVE D U PLEX
GAUGE
FLUSH OUTLET
CONNECTION
PROPORTIONING
CONTROLLER

D E LUGE
VALVE
FOAM M A NUAL BY- S E NSING
STORAGE PASS VALVE LINES (TYP)
TANK M A IN CONTROL
PRESSURE VALVE
RELIEF VALVE

WATER
FOAM SUPPLY
PUMP

TANK DRAIN FLEX


VALVE CONNECTION FLUSH INLET
(TYP) CONNECTION

EXAMPLE OF BALANCED PRESSURE PUMP


SKID WITH TWO PROPORTIONERS
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