Diesel engines for sprinkler pump sets

LPCB offers certification of Diesel engines for sprinkler pump sets to:-

  • LPS 1239 Requirements for LPCB Approval of Diesel Engines for Sprinkler Pump Sets.

LPCB approved diesel engines shall be used in fire pump sets which conform to the LPC Rules for Automatic Sprinkler Installations.

 

For pump sets requiring a diesel engine with a power/speed rating outside the range of approved diesel engines listed, such diesel engines should conform to LPS 1239, Issue 1.

LPCB approved engines are approved for use between the following limits:

  • Not greater than the approved rated engine power at the rated speed.
  • Not less than 40% of the approved rated engine power at the rated speed

The responsibility for the design, construction, testing and performance of all fire pump sets incorporating LPCB approved diesel engines lies with the pump set manufacturer.

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