Fire-fighting pumps - Portable pumps - Safety and performance requirements, tests
This document applies to portable pumps using fire-fighting centrifugal pumps as defined in EN 1028, driven by an internal combustion engine and not intended to be permanently installed in fire-fighting and rescue service vehicles and not intended for prolonged unattended operation.
NOTE 1 If use of the portable pump is foreseen for prolonged unattended operation, this should be agreed between the purchaser and the manufacturer or the manufacturer‘s authorized representative at the time of ordering. In this case an additional risk analysis should be carried out.
This document deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations and events relevant to portable fire-fighting pumps as described above, when they are used as intended and under the conditions foreseen by the manufacturer (see Clause 4). It addresses the design, setting up, and operation of the portable pump.
This document also specifies performance requirements for portable pumps in its scope.
This document applies to portable pumps used in ambient temperatures between –15 °C and + 35 °C.
NOTE 2 Additional measures may be necessary for ambient temperatures beyond the limits –15 °C and + 35 °C
This document does not cover the effect on performance of water inlet temperatures above + 20°C.
This document does not contain any requirements for inlet and outlet connection couplings.
NOTE 3 For inlet and outlet connection couplings national regulations apply. The design should be agreed at the time of ordering between purchaser and the manufacturer or manufacturer‘s authorized representative.