Firetrol FTA990 Fire Pump Controller

Firetrol FTA990 Disconnecting Devices provide a UL Listed means of disconnecting and isolating the fire pump controller from the incoming power source.

Description

Firetrol FTA990 Disconnecting Devices provide a UL Listed means of disconnecting and isolating the fire pump controller from the incoming power source. The FTA990 gives overcurrent protection coordination upstream of the fire pump controller.

Overcurrent Protection Characteristics:

  • The protective device shall NOT open with 2 minutes at 600% of the full load current of the fire pump motor(s).
  • The protective device shall NOT open with a re-start transient of 24 times the full load current  of the fire pump motor(s).
  • The protective device shall NOT open within 10 minutes at 300% of the full load current of the  fire pump motor(s).
  • into for circuit breaker shall NOT adjustable.

Brand

Firetrol

Firetrol

Firetrol, was founded in the early 1970’s and incorporated in Erie, Pennsylvania by an entrepreneur who saw an opportunity in a unique marketplace; the fire pump control industry. The business grew steadily between 1971 and 1980 as the company developed the first fire pump controller with molded case circuit breakers which drastically reduced their size, the first manual wound rotor controller for the New York City high-rise marketplace, the first medium voltage controller, and the first UL Listed controller with an automatic power transfer switch.

Features

The following are included as standard with each controller:

  • Suitable for use as service equipment
  • NEMA Type 2 (IP22) Enclosure
  • Flange mounted disconnect handle lockable in the “ON” position

Applications

The FTA990 shall be specifically designed to assure complete upstream overcurrent protection coordination with the electric fire pump controller. A flange mounted disconnect handle lockable in the closed (ON) position shall be standard.

Specifications

disconnecting means shall be a model FTA990, manufactured by Firetrol, Inc. The unit shall be factory  assembled and tested. The FTA990 shall be specifically designed to assure complete upstream  overcurrent protection co- ordination with the electric fire pump controller. A flange mounted  disconnect handle lockable in the closed (ON) position shall be standard.

Standards, Listings & Approvals

  • Suitable for use as service equipment
  • UL Listed for fire pump service per:
  • NFPA70 (National Electrical Code) 695.4(B) (2)(a)(2) – Normal Power Circuit
  • NFPA70 (National Electrical Code) 695.4(B)(3)(c) – Markings
  • NFPA70 (National Electrical Code) 695.3(F)(2) – Alternate Power Circuit
  • NFPA20 (Standard for the Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection) 9.2.3.4.1

Enclosure

The components shall be housed in a NEMA Type 2 (IEC IP22) enclosure.

Overcurrent Protection Characteristics:

  •  The protective device shall NOT open within 2 minutes at 600% of the full load current of the
    fire pump motor(s).
  • The protective device shall NOT open with a re-start transient of 24 times the full load current
    of the fire pump motor(s).
  • The protective device shall NOT open within 10 minutes at 300% of the full load). for circuit breaker shall NOT be field adjustable.

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