The compound gage is connected to the intake or the suction side of the pump and measures intake pressures in psi if the water supply is from a hydrant or other.
The most important yet overlooked aspect of pumping a fire truck is WATER. pumping one must connect the main supply hose to the hydrant which in turn...
Pumping from hydrant -- travelingThere is no other reason. It took me many years of juggling practice to become smooth with water supplies. Because gpm puts out the fire.
Pumping from hydrant - tri
Photo Brian Meroney For every water supply, we need to know the flow rate in gpm. Our first flow test was conducted on what was considered to be a relatively strong hydrant system. I prime the pump before putting it in sisinfo.info way there is water at the pump right away and it doesn't get a chance to get warm if you are pulling a long draft our one dry hydrant comes to mind. The moral of this story is that in a lot of situations we can move more water by creating more pressure by putting a pump at the hydrant.