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VERTICAL TURBINE VIBRATION PROBLEMS

<b>VERTICAL TURBINE VIBRATION PROBLEMS</b><p>Diesel-driven vertical turbine pumps face a lot more challenges with the installations than an electric. The gear and drive shaft and, often separately-mounted engines, not only require a good substantial and level foundation, proper gear alignment and drive shaft installation can eliminate a lot of vibration problems with new equipment.<p>Improper installation may led to premature failure, further aggravating the problem. This presentation from an actual fire …

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Home fire sprinkler bill advances in New Jersey | NFPA Xchange

Hail to the Garden State.<p>According to a legislative roundup on NorthJersey.com, the New Jersey Assembly has passed a bill that would require …

Residential sprinkler expert Matt Klaus makes h... | NFPA Xchange

<b>I am pleased to introduce Matt Klaus, columnist for NFPA Journal and one of the newest contributors to this blog. As NFPA's principal fire protection</b> …

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NFPA 20: Changes to the standard on fire pumps<p>Regardless of whether the 2013 edition of NFPA 20 will be applicable to your next project, fire …

Importance of Fire Pumps in Heavy Industries

Industries often use fire sprinklers that sprinkle water when an apparent threat of fire or<p>smoke is detected. Fire pump is an essential part of fire sprinklers, which are directly<p>connected to the water source.

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ENERGIZING PUMPS SAFELY

<b>ENERGIZING PUMPS SAFELY</b><p>Routine maintenance and inspections can keep a controller, motor or engine from blowing up on you when you hit the start button. Several annual inspection items are mandatory on fire pumps under NFPA 25. This can be a good guideline to use for industrial equipment inspection procedures also. This collection of photos show examples of some things to look for.<p>In addition to equipment performance failures, throwing coupling insert pieces, or the complete insert, presents an …

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Consulting-Specifying Engineer's Product of the Year (POY) contest is the premier award for new products in the HVAC, fire, electrical, …

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