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SECTION 02530

PUMP, CONTROL PANEL AND PUMP ACCESSORIES


PUMP
PART 1 - GENERAL
1.

SCOPE
1.1 This section covers the furnishing of vertical turbine pumping unit(s) as required and to
the expectations of the ENGINEER with regard to the manufacture of the equipment.
1.2 Each pumping unit shall be complete with a pump, electric motor, discharge head,
soleplate, anchor bolts, and all other appurtenances specified or required for proper
operation. Equipment furnished under this section shall be fabricated and assembled in
full conformity with drawings, specifications, engineering data, instructions, and
recommendations of the equipment manufacturer, unless exceptions are noted by
ENGINEER.
1.3 Except as modified or supplemented herein, all vertical turbine pumps shall conform to the
applicable requirements of ANSI/AWWA E101 and the Hydraulic Institute Standards.

2.

SUBMITTALS
2.1 Complete fabrication and assembly drawings together with detailed specifications and
data covering materials, parts, devices and accessories forming a part of the equipment
furnished, shall be submitted in accordance with the submittals section. The data and
specifications for each pumping unit shall not be limited to the following:

Name of manufacturer.
Type and model.
Design rotative speed.
Number of stages.
Type of bowl bearings.
Number of stages.
Type of lineshaft bearings.
Size of shafting.
Size of pump column.
Size of discharge outlet.
OD of pump bowls.
Weight.
Data on shop painting.
Max overall dimensions.
Total Weight.
Complete performance curves showing capacity versus head, NPSH
required, efficiency, and bhp plotted scales consistent with performance
requirements.

2.2 Adequate operation and maintenance information shall be supplied. Operation and
maintenance manuals shall be submitted in accordance with the submittals sections. The
operation and maintenance manuals shall be in addition to any instruction or parts lists

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packed with or attached to the equipment when delivered. Operation and maintenance
manuals shall including the following:

3.

Equipment function, normal operating characteristics, and limiting conditions.


Assembly, installation, alignment, adjustment, and checking instructions.
Operating instructions for startup, routine, and normal operation, regulation
and control, shutdown, and emergency conditions.
Lubrication and maintenance instructions.
Guide to troubleshooting.
Parts list and predicted life of parts subject to wear.
Outline, cross-section, and assembly drawings; engineering data; and writing
diagrams.
Test data and performance curves, where applicable.

QUALITY ASSURANCE
3.1

Equipment shall be manufactured in the United States.

3.2. Supplier shall be certified to the ISO 9001 standard for design and manufacture of
vertical turbine pumps.
3.3. Equipment shall be manufactured in a facility that recognizes its impact on the
environment, and has demonstrated a commitment to the minimizing that impact by achieving ISO
14001 certification.

4.

WARRANTY
4.1 The manufacturer shall warrant their pumps to be free of defects in material and
workmanship for a period of one (1) year after the product is first put into operation or
eighteen (18) months after date of shipment, whichever occurs first.

5. DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING


5.1 The pumps shall be adequately supported during transit to ensure the pumping unit is
not subjected to undue stresses.
5.2 Spare parts shall be furnished as specified. Spare parts shall be suitably packaged
with labels indicating the contents of each package. Spare parts shall be delivered to
OWNER as directed.
5.3 Final documentation shall be delivered on compact disk, readable using Acrobat, MS
Office, and Solidworks.

PART 2 - PRODUCTS
6.

MANFACTURERS
6.1 The pump shall be the product of "Fairbanks Morse Pumps Model 14", 8312 Series with
Impeller No. A-312-T
6.2 Or Pre-Approved Equal (single stage)

7.

PERFORMANCE AND DESIGN REQUIREMENTS

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7.1 Pumping units shall be designed for the performance and design requirements as
required, at maximum speed unless otherwise noted.
7.2 If the pumps are to be run utilizing a variable frequency drive, the pump curve shall be
continuously rising and shall be free from dips & valleys from the design point to the
shutoff head. The shutoff head shall be at least 115% of the head that occurs at the
design point.
7.3 For design and rating purposes, the water to be pumped shall be assumed to have a
temperature of 70F.
7.4 Pump performance shall be stable and free from damaging cavitation, vibration, and noise
within the operating head range. The performance of each pump with an enclosed impeller
shall be based on a radial running clearance between the bowl wearing ring and the
impeller of not less than 6 mils, or 0.5 mil per inch of wearing ring diameter, whichever is
greater. The performance of each pump with an open impeller shall be based on a radial
running clearance between the bowl and the impeller of not less than 15 mils.
7.5 The pumping application required for this project demands equipment that will operate
reliably for many years. Un-scheduled downtime is unacceptable to the client, and it is
the objective of this specification to deliver the highest quality equipment that is fit for
purpose.
7.6 At any operating speed, the ratio of rotative speed to the critical speed of a unit or its
components shall be less than 0.8 or more than 1.2.
8.

SERVICE CONDITIONS
Service

Storm Water

Tag Numbers

N/A

Quantity

Design Flow (GPM)

4,500

Design TDH

17.75

Minimum Flow (when


using VFD)
Minimum TDH (when
using VFD)
Maximum RPM at
Design Conditions
Minimum Bowl
Efficiency at Design
Flow/TDH
Minimum Bowl
Efficiency at
Minimum Flow/TDH

N/A
N/A
To Be Determined
85

N/A

Maximum Motor HP

30

Pump Operation

Constant Speed

NPSHA (at top of


barrel mounting
flange)

N/A

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9.

PUMP CONSTRUCTION
9.1 BOWL ASSEMBLY
9.1.1 The pump bowl assembly shall be manufacturer specific or pre-approved equal. The
pump bowls shall be constructed of the material as listed under the subsection
"materials of construction". The water passages on bowl sizes 4" through 19" shall be
lined with porcelain enamel and larger sizes shall be fusion bonded epoxy lined type
(Skotchkote 134) to reduce friction losses. The waterways and diffusion vanes shall
be smooth and free from nodules, bumps & dips and shall be cast of high quality free
of blow holes, sand holes and other detrimental defects. The bowls shall be accurately
machined and fitted with a suction case. The bearings shall be sleeve type of the
material listed in the subsection "materials of construction" and are to be lubricated by
the product being pumped. The bearings are to be located above and below each
impeller. The suction bearing shall be permanently packed with food grade grease,
and shall have a length not less than 2 times the shaft diameter. The bowls are to be
of threaded connection for sizes up to & including 8" diameter, and are to be flanged
with machined rabbet fit connections for sizes larger than 8" diameter. When
applicable, the bowl bolting material shall be as listed in the subsection "materials of
construction".
9.1.2 The impellers shall be cast in one piece of the enclosed type, and constructed of the
material listed in the subsection "materials of construction". The impellers shall be
statically and dynamically balanced. Unless otherwise stipulated, if the bowl diameter
is smaller than 22" diameter the impeller shall be securely fastened to the shaft with
taper split bushings (collets)of the material listed in the subsection "materials of
construction". Impellers with bowl diameters larger than 22" shall be double keyed.
The impeller shafting shall conform to the material listed in the subsection "materials
of construction". Impellers shall be adjusted vertically by external means and shall
have sufficient axial clearance for reliable service in accordance with the specified
operating conditions.

9.2 COLUMN ASSEMBLY


9.2.1 The outer column pipe diameters 4" thru 14" shall be of ASTM A53 Gr. B steel pipe in
interchangeable sections not over 20' in length. The top and bottom sections of column
pipe for oil lubricated pumps shall not exceed 10'. The ends of each section shall be faced
parallel and machined with 8 straight threads per inch permitting the ends to butt and
insuring alignment when connected by standard mill steel couplings. The weight of the
column pipe shall be no less than that stated in ANSI/AVVVVA Specification E101,
Section 5.1 "Standard Specifications for Discharge Column Pipe". The column size shall
be such that friction loss will not exceed 5' per 100', based on the design capacity of the
pump or as listed under the subsection "service conditions".
9.2.2 The column line shaft shall be turned and ground and manufactured of the material listed
in the subsection "materials of construction". They shall be furnished in interchangeable
sections not over 20 feet in length. The butting faces shall be machined square to the axis
of the shaft with maximum permissible misalignment of the thread axis with the shaft axis
0.002" in 6". The size of the shaft shall be no less than that determined by ANSI/AWWAE101 Specifications, Section 5.5 and shall be such that elongation due to hydraulic thrust
will not exceed the axial clearance of the impellers in the pump bowls Maximum run out
shall not exceed 0.005" in 10 feet. The line shaft bearings shall be sleeve type of bronze
ASTM B505 alloy C84400, internally spiral grooved to allow lubricant to flow through, and
threaded externally to act as enclosing tube connectors .The enclosing tube shall be of
ASTM A53 Schedule 80 with the ends machined square and parallel, threaded internally

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to receive the line shaft bearings. Maximum tube tread run out in 5' length shall not
exceed 0.005". Bearing spacing shall not exceed 5'.
9.2.3 Threaded shaft couplings are to be supplied for shafts less than 2-3/4" diameter and
shall be sized per ANSI/AWWA E101 section A-4.1.4. They shall utilize left-hand threads
to tighten during operation.
9.2.4 Bearing retainers shall be of the drop-in type, held in place by compression of the butted
ends of the column pipe. The bearing retainers are to be on the material listed in the
subsection "materials of construction".

9.3 DISCHARGE HEAD


9.3.1 The discharge head shall be fabricated of carbon steel materials using ASTM A181
flanges, ASTM A53 Grade B body pipe and ASTM A516 steel plate. Discharge head
design shall be capable of containing maximum pressure developed by pump plus suction
pressure. The discharge flange shall be 150# ANSI raised face with bolt holes straddling
1/4"
the vertical centerline. A
NPT pressure gauge connection shall be supplied on the top
centerline of the discharge outlet. A 1/4" NPT barrel vent tap shall provided to vent air
from the top of the barrel. The top of the discharge head shall be machined to accept a
standard NEMA P base driver and have a diameter equal to the driver base diameter
(BD). The base flange shall be machined, drilled & gasketed to provide a pressure
containing seal to the top of the suction barrel. Head shall be in all respects equal to
Floway type "VF". All couplings and other moving or rotating parts shall be covered on all
sides by an OSHA approved coupling guard. Coupling guards shall be fabricated from 16
USS gage or thicker aluminum-clad steel or from 1/2 inch Stainless steel mesh expanded
metal. Each guard shall be designed for easy installation and removal. All necessary
supports and accessories shall be provided for each guard. The pump shall be furnished
with an Aluminum nameplate securely mounted to the discharge head. At a minimum it
shall contain information providing (design flow, design TDH, HP, RPM, bowl model
number, number of stages, manufacturer serial number, pump type & impeller setting
dimension).
9.3.2 A threaded coupling constructed of the same material as the top line shaft shall be
provided to couple the motor shaft to the pump shaft. Impeller adjustment shall be
provided by means of a bronze adjusting nut located on top of the motor and constructed
of ASTM B16 alloy 036000. After adjustment the nut shall be positively locked in position
to the motor clutch.
9.3.3 The discharge head shall be equipped with a tube tensioning device to apply and
maintain proper tension to the shaft enclosing tube. This device shall consist of a cast
iron ASTM A48 class 30 tube tension plate and bronze ASTM 838 combination tube
tension nut and bearing. Tension shall be applied to the tube through internal threads in
the top tube. After proper tensioning, the nut shall be locked into position with a steel
cap screw. Sealing between the plate & discharge head and the plate and shaft
enclosing tube shall be accomplished by means of "O" rings.
9.3.4 A 3/4" tap shall be provided through the discharge head body to allow pre-lubrication of
the line shaft bearings prior to pump starting.
9.3.5 The pump shall be mounted and supported by a separate steel base plate (sole plate).
The soleplate shall be drilled to match the base flange drilling of the discharge head.
Abutting surfaces between the soleplate and the discharge head shall be machined to
provide 100% surface contact with the discharge head base. The center opening
diameter shall be of sufficient size to permit installation and removal of the complete

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pump assembly. The soleplate shall be permanently anchored, grouted and leveled
within 0.003 inches per foot by the installing contractor.
9.4 FACTORY TESTING
9.4.1 Each bowl assembly shall be non-witness tested at the factory for capacity, power
requirement, and efficiency at minimum head, rated head, shutoff head or point of
discontinuity, and at as many other points as necessary for accurate performance curve
plotting. All tests and test reports shall conform to the requirements and
recommendations of the Hydraulic Institute Standards. If the pump fails to operate
properly or fails to meet the specified conditions or requirements during witnessed shop
testing, the pump manufacturer shall modify the pumping unit and perform additional
tests. The pump manufacturer shall submit complete pump test reports, including test
arrangement, instrumentation calibration data, test procedures, & test data in curve
format.
9.5 FACTORY COATING
9.5.1 The bowl assembly OD, column ID & OD, discharge head ID shall be factory painted with
a NSF 61 approved two part epoxy coating, such as Carboguard 891. The coating shall
be applied in two coats of 4-6 mils DFT, with a final dry film thickness no less than 10-12
mils. Prior to coating, all surfaces are to receive a commercial blast meeting SSPCSP10 and shall be primed.

9.6 ENGINEERED ANALYSIS


9.6.1 The pumping unit shall be designed to safely operate free of resonant frequency. A natural
frequency analysis of the head, motor stand (if applicable), and electric motor shall be
performed by a licensed Professional Engineer using FEA software. A report shall be
provided with the submittal showing that the natural frequencies and mode shapes of the
pump and motor have been considered in the design of the discharge head, and certify
that the critical frequency is at least 20% above or below the operating range.
9.7 ELECTRIC MOTORS
HP

30

Shaft Type

Hollow Shaft

RPM

1200

Voltage

480

Enclosure

WP-1

Efficiency Rating

Premium Efficiency

Non-Reverse Ratchet Yes


Motor Operation

Constant Speed

Service Factor

1.15

9.8 SPECIAL TOOLS AND ACCESSORIES


9.8.1 Equipment requiring periodic repair and adjustment shall be furnished complete with all
special tools, instruments and accessories, required for proper maintenance. Equipment
requiring special devices for lifting or handling shall be furnished complete with those
devices.

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9.9 SPARE PARTS


9.9.1 If required, to be specified by the engineer and or owner.
9.10 MATERIALS OF CONSTRUCTION
Component

Material

Pump Bowls

Cast Iron (ASTM A48 c130 - Enamel Lined)

Impellers

952 Bronze(ASTM B584-90b Alloy 952)

Bowl Assembly Shaft

416 SS - (ASTM A582088a Type 416)

Bowl Bearings

Bronze - (ASTM B505-91 Alloy 932)

Collets

316 SS - (ASTM A276-90a Type 316

Bowl Bolting

304 SS (ASTM F593 Gr CW1)

Bowl Wear Rings

N/A

Impeller Wear Rings

N/A

Strainer

Galvanized

Column Pipe Thickness

Standard

Column Bolting

304 SS (ASTM F593 Gr CW1)

Line Shaft

416 SS (ASTM A582-88a)

Line Shaft Couplings

416 SS - (ASTM A582-88a)

Line Shaft Sleeves

304 Stainless Steel

Line Shaft Bearings

Bronze/Styrene Butadiene Rubber (SBR)

Bearing Retainers

Ductile Iron (ASTM A536-84 Gr 60-40-18)

Discharge Head

Fabricated Steel - (A516-Gr 70 plt, A105 flg, A53-Gr B pipe)

Sole Plate

Fabricated Steel - (A516-Gr 70 plt)

Name Plate

Aluminum

Anchor Bolts

Steel

PART 3 - EXECUTION
10. FIELD QUALITY CONTROL
10.1 An experience, competent, and authorized representative of the manufacturer shall visit the
site of the Work and Inspect, check, adjust if necessary, and approve the equipment
installation. The representative shall be present when the equipment is placed in operation,
and shall revisit the job site as often as necessary until all trouble is corrected and the
equipment installation and operation are satisfactory in the opinion of ENGINEER.
10.2 The manufacturer's representative shall furnish a written report certifying that the equipment
has been properly installed and lubricated; is in accurate alignment; is free from any undue
stress imposed by connecting piping or anchor bolts; and has been operated under full load
conditions and that it operated satisfactorily.
10.3 All costs of these services shall be included in the contract price for the number of days and
round trips to the site as required.

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10.4 The equipment manufacturer shall furnish a qualified field installation supervisor during the
equipment installation. Such services shall be included in the contract price for the number
of days and round trips to the site as required.
10.5 Manufacturers' installation supervisor shall observe, instruct, guide, and direct the installing
contractor's erection or installation procedures. The equipment manufacturer will be
provided with written notification 10 days prior to the need for such services.
CABINETS AND ENCLOSURES
PART1
1.01

1.02

1.03

GENERAL

SUMMARY
A.

Section Includes:
1. Cabinets and enclosures to house electrical controls, instruments, terminal blocks,
and similar equipment.

B.

Related Sections:
1. Division 16 - Electrical

REFERENCES
A.

National Electrical Code (NEC).

B.

National Electrical Manufacturers' Association (NEMA).

SYSTEM DESCRIPTION
A.

Design Requirements:
1.
Unless otherwise specified or indicated on the Drawings, enclosures to house
electrical controls, instruments, terminal blocks, and similar equipment shall be
NEMA 12 for indoor, dry and non-corrosive locations and NEMA 4X stainless
steel for outdoor installations, wet locations and corrosive designated areas
and shall be compatible with the conduit system being used.
2.

1.04

Specific control panel enclosures shall be as specified in these Specifications or


as indicated on the Drawings.

SUBMITTALS
A. Submit in accordance with Section 01300-1.
B.
Submit product data and mounting
supports.

1.05

WARRANTY
A.

PART 2
2.01

Submit manufacturer's standard warranty.


EXECUTION

INSTALLATION
A. lnstalldevices in accordance with manufacturers instructions and accepted
shop drawings.
END OF SECTION

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