automatic fire pump

automatic fire pump

[¦ȯd·ə¦mad·ik ‚fīr ‚pəmp]
(mechanical engineering)
A pump which provides the required water pressure in a fire standpipe or sprinkler system; when the water pressure in the system drops below a preselected value, a sensor causes the pump to start.

automatic fire pump

A pump which provides the required water pressure in a fire standpipe or sprinkler system; when the water pressure in the system drops below a preselected value, a sensor causes the pump to start, and to stop the pump when the pressure is restored.
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The bid shall be in five (5) parts and requires on call services: PART 1, Fire Suppression Systems PART 2, Fire Alarm & Suppression Systems PART 3, Smoke Detectors PART 4, Automatic Fire Pumps PART 5, Fire Sprinkler Systems The successful bidder will be required to hold the price submitted for the initial agreement period.
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