Vertical Fire Pump

Vertical Turbine Fire Pumps

Vertical turbine fire pump by Ruhrpumpen
Vertical, single and multi-stage, turbine pumps for firefighting applications. UL listed and FM approved pump for suction lift conditions. Available with diesel or electric drive.

Operation Limits

Pressure from 40 to 519 + PSI
Flow from 250 to 5000 GPM
Drive Electric or Diesel
Applications Commercial, municipal and residential high-rise buildings, Large industrial premises and storage warehouses, Offshore and remote facilities, Airports, Power stations.

Ruhrpumpen's vertical turbine fire pumps are available as single pumping units or complete pre-packaged fire systems (with or without enclosure).

CHARACTERISTICS
  • Stuffing box machined with bushing to guide shaft
  • Discharge head provides support for motor and entire pump
  • Column connections can be flanged or threaded with coupling
  • Bearings available in a variety of materials
  • Line shaft couplings machined from solid steel stock
  • Column assembly manufactures in-plant to ensure accurate fit
  • Sleeve bearings to provide long life and low friction
  • Enclosed impellers designed for long life and high efficiency
  • Standard tapered collets to secure impeller to pump shaft
  • Suction bowl that provides rigid support of the lower end of the pump shaft
  • Strainer to prevent entry of foreign objets into pump suction
  • Diesel or electric driven

BENEFITS
  • UL listed and FM approved pump for suction lift conditions
  • Minimal maintenance
  • Can be used where city water is not available and ponds or lakes are the only water supply
  • Construction materials for seawater service are available

Ruhrpumpen also designs marine fire pump systems with ABS certification for floating offshore facilities.

DESIGN FEATURES
  • NFPA-20 design
  • UL-448 listed
  • FM-1312 approved

Special designs available on request


CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS

Standard materials:

  • Cast iron
  • Ductrile iron
  • Carbon steel
  • Bronze fitted

Metallurgies available for sea/brackish water applications and harsh environments:

  • Stainless steel
  • Duplex and Super Duplex
  • Nickel-Aluminum-Bronze

Special materials available on request


FIRE MARKET APPLICATIONS
  • Sprinkler systems
  • Hydrant systems
  • Water curtains

Ruhrpumpen Fire Pumps and Systems Certifications
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