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Pump Station

Dan Foley
Dan Foley Member Posts: 1,258
Dragon and Henry started this one today. They have until next Friday to wrap up.

We are replacing the chilled water pump station in an apartment building in Arlington VA.
IronmanErin Holohan Haskell

Comments

  • STEVEusaPA
    STEVEusaPA Member Posts: 6,506
    Whose the guy with the clean hands and white sneakers 'posing' with a wrench?
    steve
    Dan FoleyCanuckerSeanBeans
  • Dan Foley
    Dan Foley Member Posts: 1,258
    Busted! That is Dragon. Good eye, Steve. I made him pose for the picture.
    Erin Holohan Haskell
  • pecmsg
    pecmsg Member Posts: 4,704
    They would crucify us........
    Sneakers
    No hard hats
    No safety vests

    Nice work!
  • Mike_Sheppard
    Mike_Sheppard Member Posts: 696
    edited March 2019
    Strainers, suction diffusers, triple duty valves, expansion joints, I like it! I see so many pumps with nothing but an inlet and outlet valve. No suction diffusers, no flow control, just a 90 into the suction.

    Looks like it will be megapress fittings?

    Great work!
    Never stop learning.
    Dan Foley
  • Dan Foley
    Dan Foley Member Posts: 1,258
    @Mike_Sheppard Yes, 4” Mega Press
  • Dan Foley
    Dan Foley Member Posts: 1,258
    Piping almost complete. Gauges, insulation and wiring left. This one should be complete by Friday.
    IronmanTinman
  • Ironman
    Ironman Member Posts: 7,354
    Excellent.
    Bob Boan
    You can choose to do what you want, but you cannot choose the consequences.
    Dan Foley
  • RayWohlfarth
    RayWohlfarth Member Posts: 1,441
    Nice looking job
    Ray Wohlfarth
    Boiler Lessons
    Dan Foley
  • pecmsg
    pecmsg Member Posts: 4,704
    Two Thumbs Up
    Dan Foley
  • RPK
    RPK Member Posts: 98
    What was behind the decision to go with megapress over mechanical (grooved) fittings. Those megapress fittings look great, but wouldn’t mechanical fittings have been lower cost?
  • Intplm.
    Intplm. Member Posts: 1,804
    Excellent looking job. Victaulic and Groovelock still take up alot more time than press fittings. This press job looks very nice.
    Dan Foley
  • Way to go! Nice to see the big stuff once in awhile.
    8.33 lbs./gal. x 60 min./hr. x 20°ΔT = 10,000 BTU's/hour

    Two btu per sq ft for degree difference for a slab
    Dan Foley
  • Dan Foley
    Dan Foley Member Posts: 1,258
    @RPK
    Gruv-lock and mega press are priced similarly. Either would work well. The deciding factor was the press tool. We have used pro press for years and already had the tools. We just had to order the mega press ring kit.
    Henry
  • Paul Pollets
    Paul Pollets Member Posts: 3,656
    Nice job, Dan
    Dan Foley
  • JUGHNE
    JUGHNE Member Posts: 11,021
    Looks very good.
    Are those pipe "legs" to the floor under the front of the pump?
    Temp support or something else?
    Dan Foley
  • Dan Foley
    Dan Foley Member Posts: 1,258
    @ JUGHNE

    Temporary supports
  • JUGHNE
    JUGHNE Member Posts: 11,021
    I thought so, thank you.