Flashcards in 15. Apparatus Testing Deck (14)
Pump certification test
The apparatus must accelerate to __ mph for a standing start within __seconds.
The apparatus must obtain a maximum top speed of
The apparatus must come to a full stop from __ mph within ___ feet.
Is performed to ensure that the pump and associated piping are capable of withstanding high-pressure pumping demand.
The pump body as well as the entire intake and discharge piping system are subjected to a minimum hydrostatic test pressure of __ psi for a minimum of __ minutes.
Acceptance testing should feature a __ test and __ test
In jurisdictions that are higher than 2000 feet above sea level, a __ test should be performed as part of the acceptance testing.
Pumping engine overload
Stop the test and replace the hose if more than __ inch
NFPA 1911 specifies that all gauges used for service testing must be calibrated within __ days
Vacuum test. If the pump fails to reach __ inches of mercury
The difference in readings between the flowmeter and pitot gauge must not be more than __%.