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Noise Level  in Diesel Engine driven Fire Pumpset

Question asked by pulak on Sep 6, 2019

We have a query regarding permitted NOISE LEVEL of a Fire Pump installed in a Gas Station.

NFPA 20 does not indicate any such requirement.

Environmental Agencies would like to enforce a noise level 75 db as applicable to Diesel Gensets. There it is done by by giving Soundproof Enclosure

Fire Pump set Manufacturer feels that there would be a problem of heat dissipation in case of air cooled / radiator cooled engine. They also feel there is an issue of approach to the Engine in Emergency.

 

 

Dr. Pulak De 

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