VTF

Vertical Turbine Fire Pumps

 

The primary use of vertical turbine fire pumps is for fire protection installations
that have their water sources below ground level. Vertical turbine fire pumps are required
for all installations where suc­tion lifts are involved.

Peerless standard vertical fire pumps are constructed in accordance with the requirements
of Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and Factory Mutual (FM) and comply with the standards
of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Pamphlet 20.

 

SPECS

  • Capacities  :  250-5,000 gpm
  • Head :  40-183 psi
  • Pressure  :  Dependent on material
  • Horsepower  :  Compliant with NFPA, UL, FM
  • Temperature  :  Above 40°F (5°C)
  • Drives  :  Electric motors, right angle gear drives, steam turbines, combination drives
  • Liquids  :  Fresh and sea water, others as needed
  • Materials  :  Duplex, stainless steel, aluminum, bronze, nickel aluminum bronze, K Monel

 

FEATURES

  • Standard surface discharge head assembly is cast iron.
  • Standard top shaft is 416 stainless steel with open line shaft construction.
  • Standard column pipe material is threaded and coupled prime grade steel pipe.
  • Standard bearing retainers are bronze.
  • The standard line shaft material is 416 stainless steel with stainless steel bearing journals.
  • Standard impeller shaft is 416 stainless steel.
  • Standard bowl units include cast iron bowls with vitreous enameled flow passages,
    steel-cored neoprene lateral seal rings, and dual bronze and neoprene bowl bearings.

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