Fire pumps manufactured by Pumpsense are in full compliance with the requirements of NFPA20. In addition, these pumps meet all the clausal requirements of established fire pumps approval standards such as FM1311 of Factory Mutual and UL448 of Underwriters Laboratories. All water passages shall be designed to minimize the possibility of foreign materials becoming lodged in them (FM 1311). The minimum width of these passages at the periphery or at any point within the impeller shall be at least ½ in. (12.7mm) for pumps rated 500 gallons per minute (1895 L/min) and larger. Passages in pumps having rated capacities of 100 to less than 500 gallons per minute (380 to less than 1895 L/min) shall be at least 3/8in. (9.5mm). Passages in pumps having rated capacities less than 100 gallons per minute (380 L/min) shall be at least ¼ in. (6.3mm).
PUMPSENSE has been established and running thriving pump manufacturing since 1995. This company has successfully developed split-case, end suction, and inline pumps for industrial, building services, and marine application. In addition, it offered to design and development services to international pump companies for listed fire pumps, both split case and inline, and a range of large end suction pumps for the European market. The company merged with WILO SE of Germany in 2005. In 2008, the company produced nearly 1000 split cases and end-suction pumps.
Pumpsense will create and deliver a range of centrifugal pumps & technical / business advisory services to the users and makers of centrifugal pumps. While the products will strive to be the best in their class, the services will help the pump users to select the right pump with optimum energy consumption and service life and will also help them get the best performance from their existing pumping installations.