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1

Manufactures test

Pump certification test
road test
hydrostatic test

2

The apparatus must accelerate to __ mph for a standing start within __seconds.

35mph

25 seconds

3

The apparatus must obtain a maximum top speed of

50 mph

4

The apparatus must come to a full stop from __ mph within ___ feet.

20 mph

35 ft

5

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Is performed to ensure that the pump and associated piping are capable of withstanding high-pressure pumping demand.

Hydrostatic test

6

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.

500 psi

10 mins

7

Acceptance testing should feature a __ test and __ test

Pump
Pump certification

8

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

9

Maximum lift

1500 gpm

2000 gpm

10 ft

6 ft

10

Stop the test and replace the hose if more than __ inch

3/8 inch

11

NFPA 1911 specifies that all gauges used for service testing must be calibrated within __ days

60 days

12

Vacuum test. If the pump fails to reach __ inches of mercury

22 in

13

The difference in readings between the flowmeter and pitot gauge must not be more than __%.

10%

14

Any apparatus that achieves results in less than __% taken out of service or lower rating

90%