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What are the names of the four types of pump tests?

Quick lift test, Dry vacuum test, Capacity tests, Pressure control device test

1

Quick Lift Test:
The suction strainer needs ____ inches of clearance in all directions.

24"

2

Quick Lift Test:
Operate the primer and record the time it takes until the main pump is ____ water.

Discharging

3

Quick Lift Test:
What do you do when the test is complete?

Open all discharge valves that serve hose is connected to the test kit with rpm at medium speed to warm engine and transmission properly.

4

Dry Vacuum Test:
Run the primer to a vacuum gauge reading of ___?

22 in of Hg.

5

Dry Vacuum Test:
Air should not leak into the pump at a rate that will reduce the vacuum more than ___ inches of Hg. in ___ minutes.

10" in 5 minutes

6

Dry Vacuum Test:
What do you recheck if the test fails?

All drains, discharges, and suction valves for closure

7

A pressure control device test is how much psi?

250 psi

8

Adjust throttle and discharge valves to deliver ____% capacity at ___ psi and ____ pressure?

50%, 250psi, Pump Discharge

9

All valves shall be closed no faster than ___ seconds.

5

10

The pressure rise shall not exceed ___ psi.

30

11

Raise engine speed to ___ rpm for ___ minutes for cool down period before shutting engine down.

1000 rpm for 5 minutes

12

What three percentages are used for the capacity tests?

50%, 70%, and 100%

13

50% Capacity Test:
This test is run at ___ psi.

250 psi

14

50% Capacity Test:
Net pump pressure for ___ minutes.

10 min.

15

50% Capacity Test:
T/F relief valves and pressure governors shall not be operated during the test.

True

16

70% Capacity Test:
Run at ___ psi for ___ minutes.

200 psi for 10 min.

17

70% Capacity Test:
Relief valves and pressure governors shall ___ be engaged during the test.

Not

18

70% Capacity Test:
Pressure governors shall be operated in the ___ mode.

Throttle

19

100% Capacity Test:
Run at ___ psi and net pump pressure for ___ minutes.

150 psi for 20 min.

20

100% Capacity Test:
Pumpers with pressure governors shall be operated in the ___ mode.

Throttle

21

100% Capacity Test:
Relief valves and pressure governors shall/ shall not be engaged during the test?

Shall not

22

Pressure Control Device Test:
Test at ___ psi and ___ psi pump discharge pressure.

150 psi and 90 psi

23

Pressure Control Device Test:
All valves shall be closed no more rapidly than in ___ seconds.

5 sec.

24

Pressure Control Device Test:
The pressure rise shall not exceed ___ psi.

30 psi

25

Pressure Control Device Test:
Reduce pump discharge pressure to ___ psi by throttling.

90 psi

26

Pressure Control Device Test:
Do not change what three things during test?

Discharge valve settings, hose, nozzes

27

Tip sizes for capacity tests on 1500 gpm pumper are ?

100% = 2.25"
70% = 2"
50% = 1.75"

28

Troubleshooting:
What causes high coolant temperature and/or loss of power?

Engine overheating

29

Troubleshooting:
What causes vacuum increasing without rise in gpm?

Clogged suction strainer

30

What does I.S.O. Stand for?

Insurance service organization

31

It shall be department policy to conduct pump service tests in a manner consistent with the most current edition of what NFPA standard?

1911

32

It shall be the department policy to utilize what when conducting pump service tests and documenting results?

The department pumper test instruction guide

33

What is the technical name given to the pump test instruction guide?

Fremont Fire Department I.S. II-A-12

34

Failure to pass what test is not a reason to abort the pump test?

Dry vaccuum