Category Archives: Fire Pumps

Boerger / Borger

There are two spellings for the spelling of this company, who manufacturers some amazing products.  The USA spells it Boerger and Germany spells it Borger (2 .. over the O).  Either way they manufacturer a rotary lobe pump and a macerator pump. There … Continue reading

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What Are Jockey Pumps and How Do They Work?

A jockey pump, also known as a pressure-maintenance pump, is a small apparatus that works together with a fire pump as part of a fire-protection sprinkler system. It is designed to keep the pressure in the system elevated to a … Continue reading

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How Often Should You Test Your Industrial Fire Pump?

As a building owner or facilities manager, you must regularly test your fire pump to make sure it’s ready in an emergency. Your state may legally obligate you to follow the requirements for industrial fire pump testing set by the … Continue reading

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Abbreviations for Fire Pumps

My, my, how things have changed. When I entered the business 35 years ago, if you said FIRE, everyone ran. Now, its common to see FIRE spelled out, and you are most likely seeing an abbreviation of something like Financial … Continue reading

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Offshore Vertical Turbine Fire Pump Systems

  Offshore Vertical Turbine Fire Pump Systems can be intricate. From material codes, to the listing agencies like UL and FM, NFPA 20, Coast Guard Regulations, ABS, DNV, and customer specifications. Then, of course, there is the seawater itself; did … Continue reading

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Published in Mining and Power Magazine For Groundbreaking Application!

Have you read the article Published in Mining and Power Magazine on Flow-Tech and Pentair North Aurora’s Strategic Partnership in the Industrial Fire Pump marketplace? The article is featured around the unique relationship built over the last 25 years between our … Continue reading

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