At our test stand in Vianen, The Netherlands we have successfully tested for a Third Party 1 x 880 m³/hr angled fire pump. The pump casing is made of Nickel Aluminium Bronze and the pump will be hydraulic driven and installed on board of a DNV Classed FPSO for an UK Operator in the North Sea Area.
For testing purposes we used our Caterpillar 3412TA test engine with our test platform arrangement with coupling via cardan shaft.
Test diesel engine: – Caterpillar 3412TA fire pump engine
Rating: – 641 kW – 860 HP @ 1900 rpm
Pump: – Nijhuis, horizontal, split case
Flow capacity: – 880 m³/hr (100%) – 1320 m³/hr (150%)
Discharge head: – 110 mwc (100%) – 80 mwc (150%)