Wilo-SiFire First

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A modular design for a wide field of applications

The Wilo-SiFire FIRST is a flexible modular norm pump system in accordance with EN 12845. It could be equipped with electric or diesel motor and jockey pump for a wide field of applications. The compact system is fixed on an universal baseplate which makes the transport, installation and maintenance very easy. The robust design enables a long lifetime.

 

Your advantages

>       Modular norm pump system with electric or diesel motor for a wide field of applications and high flexibility in designing

>       Long lifetime thanks to robust design

>       Easy transport, installation and maintenance thanks to an universal base plate

>       Intuitive handling on specific firefighting controller

>       Equipment and pipes calibrated in accordance with EN 12845 standard

>       Quick installation thanks to preinstalled hydraulic and electric components on the discharge side


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Design

Pressure-boosting systems for firefighting in accordance with EN 12845.

Depending on the model, composed of 1 horizontal base plate pump – EN 733 – with spacer coupling or cardanic joint, electrical or diesel motor and electrical multistage vertical jockey pump.

 

Application

Fully automatic water supply for fire-extinguishing systems with sprinklers in residential, commercial and public buildings, hotels, hospitals, department stores, and for office or industrial buildings.

 

Equipment/function

>       1 horizontal base plate pump per system from 32-200 to 100-200 series, with IE3 equivalent standard motor or diesel engine.

>       Diaphragm, to avoid over heating at zero flow, directly installed on the main pump housing.

>       Jockey pump from MVIL-1 series

>       One controller fixed on robust supports. Model E for electric motor and D for diesel engine, both equipped with a firefighing dedicated controller, plus additional control J for jockey pump, if present.

>       Electro galvanised steel base frame.

>       Pipe work made of steel and epoxy painted. Manifold with flanges.

>       Shut-off butterfly valve with security lock on discharge side of each pump.

>       Non-return valve, on discharge side of each pump.

>       One circuit with double pressure switch, manometer, non return valve, valve, for main pump for automatic start.

>       Concentric cone on discharge side on main pump, for speed limitation according to prameters requested in EN 12845 standard.

>       Connection DN 2" for the priming tank per pump.

>       Pressure gauge on discharge side.

 

>       Only for diesel engine model:

>       2 batteries on the base plate and battery chargers in the control box.

>       Separated fuel tank with level sensor and adequate volume to allow 6 hours operating autonomy.

 

>       Accessories on request:

>       Horizontal priming tank 500 L, with floating valve and pressure switch for low level alarm.

>       Flow meter

>       Kit eccentric cone on suction side complete of butterfly valve with hand lever or hand wheel.

>       Vacuum gauge with valve

>       Valves with electrical contact

>       Antivibration sleeve for manifold

>       Remote panel to transfer alarms level A+B

>       Densimeter for battery

>       Spare part kit for diesel engine

>       Silencer (30 dBA) for diesel engine

>       Hydraulic heat exchanger for diesel engine

Typekey

Example:

Wilo-SiFire FIRST 40/200-180-7.5 EJ

SiFire

Compact pressure boosting system for fire extinguishing application in accordance with EN 12845 standard

FIRST

Optimized functionnalities

40/200

Type of the main pump

180

DN nominal impeller diameter of the main pump

7.5

Power of the electric motor [kW]

EJ

Configuration

E

1 electrical pump

D

1 diesel pump

J

1 jockey pump

 

Technical data

Allowed fluid:

>       Non-aggressive clean water, free of abrasive or long fiber substances

 

Application field:

>       Power supply 3~400 V, 50 Hz (1~230 V, 50 Hz for Jockey pump and Diesel pump control panel)

>       Fluid temperature max. +25 °C

>       Ambiant temperature min/max. +4 to +40 °C (+10 to +40 °C if diesel pump is installed)

>       Maximum operating pressure 16 bar (12 bar with Jockey pump)

>       Maximum inlet pressure 6 bar

>       Flow from 10 to 320 m³/h

>       Maximum head 95 m

 

Pump impellers:

>       Bronze for main horizontal base plate pump

>       Stainless steel for vertical multistage jockey pump

 

Electrical Motor:

>       IE3 standard motors

>       Maximum power 55 kW

>       Nominal speed 2900 rpm

>       Protection class IP55

 

Diesel engine:

>       Direct injection or supercharged diesel motor with air or water cooling.

>       Maximum power 66 kW

>       Forced lubrification with gear pump and oil filter

>       Cooling depending on the power: Up to 17,7 kW with air flow, direct or with water in closed circuit with radiator. From 26,5 kW with heat exchanger water/water.

 

Other:

>       Epoxy painted pipes and hydraulic connections

>       Discharge nominal connection diameters DN 50 until DN 150 - EN 1092, PN 16

>       Suction nominal connection diameters DN 50 until DN 125 - EN 1092, PN 16

>       Protection class for Control box: IP54

 

Materials

For horizontal base plate pump

>       Impellers made of Bronze CuSn10 or CuAl10Fe5Ni5

>       Wear rings made of AISI316L/1.4409 stainless steel

>       Pump housing made of cast iron EN-GJL-250

>       Shaft made of AISI420/1.4021 stainless steel

For Jockey pump

>       Impellers made of AISI304/1.4301 stainless steel

>       Pump housing made of cast iron EN-GJL-250

>       Shaft made of AISI304/1.4301 stainless steel

>       O-ring-seals made of EPDM

 

Construction

>       Base frame: Made of electro galvanised steel profiles, provided with brakets for control boxes. On the bottom part, special rectangular holes for forklift and integrated hooks for lifting straps.

>       Pipe work: Complete pipe work with flanges made of epoxy painted steel, suitable for connection of all commonly used piping materials; the pipe work is sized corresponding to the overall hydraulic performance of the pressure boosting system

>       Pumps: 1 horizontal base plate pump – EN 733 – with spacer coupling, electrical or diesel motor. Back pull out model for easy access to pump internal components without moving motor or pipes.

>       Fittings: For main pump, each pump is fitted on discharge side with a butterfly valve and non return valve, both with epoxy painted and adapted for flanged connection.

>       Tank: Separated fuel tank made of epoxy painted steel with leackage bacin.

>       Sensors and display: 2 Pressure switch 2/16 bar per pump located on the discharge side for activating the pump start through the control box controller. Discharge-side pressure gauge (ø 63 mm) located close to the pressure switches.

>       Control device/controller: The system is standard-equipped with control box for electric or diesel motor and a jockey pump controller, if present.

 

Delivery state

>       Factory-mounted, ready-for-installation pressure-boosting system, which has been checked for functionality and impermeability

>       Packaging

>       Installation and operating instructions

>       Required accessories on request