Limited Service
Electric Fire Pump Controllers
Description
Firetrol® Limited Service Controllers may be used for the automatic control of small electrically driven fire pumps and booster
pumps where they are acceptable to the authority having jurisdiction. They are available in single phase (FTA740 Model) and 3
phase(FTA750 Model) configurations.
Approvals
Firetrol Limited Service Controllers are listed by Underwriters’
Laboratories, Inc., in accordance with UL218, Standard for Fire Pump
Controllers, and CSA, Standard for Industrial Control Equipment
(cUL). They are built to meet or exceed the requirements of the approving authorities as well as NEMA and the latest editions of NFPA
20, Installation of Centrifugal Fire Pumps, and NFPA 70, National
Electrical Code.
Enclosures
The standard enclosures are NEMA Type 2 (IEC IP22), dripproof for installation in areas protected from direct sunlight with an
ambient temperature above 41° F (5° C). Optional enclosure types
include:
NEMA Type 3R - Raintight, weatherproof (IEC IP14)
NEMA Type 4 - Watertight, (Painted Steel) (IEC IP56)
NEMA Type 4X - Watertight, corrosion resistant (#304 stainless
steel) (IEC IP56)
NEMA Type 12 - Industrial use, dust-tight, oiltight (IEC IP52)
NEMA enclosures listed meet or exceed referenced IEC designations.
Standard Features—The following are included as standard with
each controller:
• Voltage surge protector
• Main Thermal-Magnetic circuit breaker for assigned horsepower
and voltage
• Motor contactor
• Emergency Manual Run Mechanism to mechanically close motor
contactor contacts in an emergency condition
• Built-in Start and Stop push-buttons to bypass automatic start
circuits
• Minimum Run Timer / Off Delay Timer
• Daylight Savings Time Option
• Weekly Test Timer
• Elapsed Time Meter
• Door mounted display/interface panel featuring a 128 x 64 pixel
backlit LCD Graphical Display, Membrane Type User Control
Push-buttons and easy to read LED Indicators for:
• POWER AVAILABLE
• ALARM
• TRANSFER SWITCH NORMAL (If unit ordered with Automatic
Power Transfer Switch)
• TRANSFER SWITCH EMERGENCY (If unit ordered with Automatic
Power Transfer Switch)
• SYSTEM PRESSURE LOW
• PUMP RUNNING
• DELUGE OPEN
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• REMOTE START
• INTERLOCK ON
• FAIL TO START
• MOTOR OVERLOAD
• EMERGENCY ISO SWITCH OFF (If unit ordered with Automatic
Power Transfer Switch)
• PHASE FAILURE (Model FTA750 Only)
• PHASE REVERSAL (Model FTA750 Only)
• AUTOMATIC SHUTDOWN DISABLED
• OVERVOLTAGE
• UNDERVOLTAGE
Digital Pressure Display
USB Host Controller and Port
Solid State Pressure Transducer
Data Log
Event Log (3000 Events)
True RMS Metering with simultaneous Display of Amps, Volts,
Frequency, Pressure and Alarm Messages
Disk Error message
Disk Near Full message
Pressure Error message
Motor Over 320% message
Local Start message
Remote Start message
Emergency Start message
Fail To Start message
Undervoltage message
Overvoltage message
NEMA Type 2 (IEC IP22) enclosure
Suitable for use as Service Equipment
Each standard controller comes with user set options for:
• Interlock Alarm
• Low Pressure Audible
•Low Suction • Pump Run
• User Defined Input
• Weekly Test
Controller Short Circuit Current Rating
Firetrol Limited Service Controllers are available with the following short circuit current ratings:
Standard
200-240V - 10,000 Amps, RMS Sym. (FTA740 Model Only)
200-240V - 65,000 Amps, RMS Sym.
380-480V - 25,000 Amps, RMS Sym.
550-600V - 14,000 Amps, RMS Sym.
Optional
200-240V - 65,000 Amps, RMS Sym. (FTA740 Model Only)
200-240V - 85,000 Amps, RMS Sym.
380-480V - 65,000 Amps, RMS Sym.
550-600V - 25,000 Amps, RMS Sym.
Power Transfer Switches
See Power Transfer Switches literature for information on
compatible equipment for limited service controllers.
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111 Corning Road, Suite 120
Cary, NC 27518
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