Fi re P ump/Fi rew el l Te sti ng P roc edu re s

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Check all Fluid levels prior to any operations Check that Fuel Tank is topped off Check that all following equipment is present – Spanner wrenches – Highway/Traffic cones – Two (2) 10’ sections of hard suction hose – One (1) 50’ of 2-1/2” supply hose – One (1) hard suction hose support stand – Rubber mallet – Hydrant wrench – Container of Hydrant Grease and Brush – Hose Monster tester – Hose Monster Gauge – Hose Monster Flow chart

Fi re Pump /Fi rew el l Te stin g Pr ocedure s

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Position the Fire Pump for the appropriate connection to the Firewell Check the condition of the Firewell (see attached specification/detail) Check inside the Firewell for any foreign objects, i.e. rocks, cans, bottles, etc… Make sure that the thread section of the Firewell is properly greased

Fi re Pump /Fi rew el l Te stin g Pr ocedure s

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Remove the section of hard suction hose and make the connection Utilize a rubber mallet to tightly secure the coupling to the Firewell

Fi re Pump /Fi rew el l Te stin g Pr ocedure s

Position the hard suction hose stand to properly support the hose

Fi re Pump /Fi rew el l Te stin g Pr ocedure s

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Remove the Hose Monster tester with the attached section of 2-1/2 inch hose Stretch out the hose and attach the gauge to the hose monster as shown in the above picture

Fi re Pump /Fi rew el l Te stin g Pr ocedure s

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Proceed to the control panel located on the Fire Pump engine Turn the starter key and hold the primer button down until the pressure builds up enough for the pump to turn over and run (See Figure 2 )

Fi re Pump /Fi rew el l Te stin g Pr ocedure s

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Push the gear lever all the way forward toward the pump housing to engage the pump (See Figure 1) Once the pump is engaged you will need to slowly throttle the engine to the maximum RPM which is approximately 3500 (See Figure 2)

Fi re Pump /Fi rew el l Te stin g Pr ocedure s

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Check the flow discharge coming from the Hose Monster tester (See Figure 1) The flow shall be free of rock, gravel, and sand (See Figure 1) Use the Hose Monster Flow Chart and confirm that the Firewell is achieving the proper flow GPM as required by the Design Type Firewell Specifications (See Figure 2)

Fi re Pump /Fi rew el l Te stin g Pr ocedure s

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The testing period shall be for a minimum of two (2) hours The flow GPM readings shall be properly logged utilizing the Firewell Test Log at 15 minute intervals for the entire two (2) hour duration (See Figure 2)

Fi re Pump /Fi rew el l Te stin g Pr ocedure s

After the test has been completed, all of the equipment shall be inspected for any damage and placed back in the original location prior to testing and properly secured.

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