PumpBasics

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dfrazier
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150418
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PumpBasics
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2014-10-02 23:45:47
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Fire Department Pump Operator
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Basic Expected Knowledge for Pump Operations in the Kent Fire Department
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  1. 1 3/4 Hose Friction Loss
    • 10 per hundred ft at 100 PSI
    • 25 per hundred ft at 150 PSI
    • 40 per hundred ft at 200 PSI
  2. 2 1/2 Hose Friction Loss Calculation
    • 150 to <350 GPM
    • Subract 100 and drop the last digit
    • 300 GPM=20 PSI per hundred ft

    • >350 GPM
    • divide to get below 350
    • as above
    • multiply by square of divider
  3. 4 inch Hose Fricition Loss (per 100')
    • Times 2, minus 4
    • from 300 to 800 GPM (2-12 PSI)
    • 900=15
    • 1000=20
    • 1100=25
    • 1250=31
    • 1500=45
  4. 5 inch Host Friction Loss (per 100')
    • 0 if below 600 GPM
    • 600=2
    • 800=3
    • 900=4
    • 1000=5
    • 1250=8
    • 1500=11
  5. Appliance Friction Loss
    25 PSI +/- elevation for: Monitor and Standpipe

    • In hose assembly
    • < 350 GPM= 10 PSI
    • >350 GPM=25 (Master Streams)
  6. Sprinkler System Pumping
    150 PSI at the FDC
  7. Elevation gain/loss
    +/- 5 PSI per story (10 ft)
  8. Forestry Packs
    100 PSI + 10 PSI per 100 ft @ 30 GPM
  9. Ladder Pipe Pump Pressure
    • 185 PSI at the base for fully extended aerial
    • 715 - has Distributor to 5'
    • Tiller has option for 1 or 2 supply
  10. Ground Monitor Pump Pressure
    • 105 for Monitor (80 at the tip plus 25 appliance)
    • 20 FL @ 800 GPM in 50 ft 2 1/2
    • 125 + FL in the 4 inch supply

    (110, 115, 125=500, 600, 800)
  11. Constant Q
    • x10, x2, /5, /20 (Factors)
    • 1 3/4, 2 1/2, 4, 5 (Hose Diameter)

    • Calcuations per 100 ft of hose
    • FL=CQsquaredL
    • C=factors as above
    • Q=GPM
    • L=Length
    • Q/100 and L/100
  12. TSM20 with 1 3/4 preconnect 100 PSI Tip
    • 120 PSI at panel for 100 GPM
    • 145 PSI for 150 GPM (default)
    • 180 PSI for 200 GPM
  13. TSM 20 with Apt Bundle (150 ft)
    • 115 PSI for 100 GPM
    • 135 PSI for 150 GPM (default)
    • 160 PSI for 200 GPM
  14. TSM 30 preconnect (200 ft)
    140 PSI at 300 GPM
  15. Blitz line with 2 apt bundle (150 GPM ea.=300 GPM)
    175 PSI (135 + 40) at 150 GPM (170)
  16. Blizt Line with 1 Apt Bundle (150 GPM)
    145 PSI (135 + 10) at 150 GPM (140)
  17. 100 ft 2 1/2 with 1 1/4 tip
    200 ft of same
    • 72 PSI (50 + 22) at 326 GPM
    • 94 PSI (50 +44)
  18. Handline solid bore tip sizes and GPM (50 PSI)
    • 1/2=53
    • 5/8=81
    • 3/4=118
    • 7/8=161
    • 1=209
    • 1 1/8=265
    • 1 1/4=326
  19. Master Stream solid bore tip sizes and GPM (80 PSI)
    • 1 3/8=500
    • 1 1/2=600
    • 1 3/4=800
    • 2=1000
  20. Engine Pumper specs
    • 500 GPM from the Tank (500 Gallon tank)
    • 1500 GPM pumper at 150 PSI and 10 ft draft
    • 1050 GPM at 200 PSI (70 %)
    • 750 GPM at 250 PSI (50 %)
  21. Tender Pumper specs
    • 1000 GPM from the tank (2 Tanks Discharge valves)
    • 1500 Gallon tank
    • 1250 GPM pumper at 150 PSI
  22. Relay Pumping
    • Start at 100 PSI
    • FL+20 is min
  23. Blitzfire
    • Fog-
    • 150 PSI =300 GPM
    • 200 PSI for 200' 2 1/2 at 450 GPM
    • Solid- 180 PSI for 200' 2 1/2 at 500 GPM
  24. SeaTac Quantums
    • Tank Volume:  675 Gallons
    • 4" tank to pump for 750 GPM flow
    • 2000 GPM at 150 PSI in Volume
    • 1400 at 200 
    • 1000 at 250
    • 30 and 20 Gallon foam tanks
  25. New Hose loads (Kent)
    • 1000' 4" supply
    • 400' 2 1/2 with 75 bundled

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