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Gorham Engine Tests at Pasadena

Issue 24 and Volume 52.

Gorham Engine Tests at Pasadena Following are tests of a Gorham gasoline turbine pump at Pasadena, Cal. Engine 16,000 lbs., 6-cylinder, bore 7 3/4 inches, stroke 9 inches, rated capacity 1,000 gallons per minute, A. L. A. M. rating 144 h.p., readings every 30 seconds for each test of 10 minutes: Test No. 1: Average nozzle pressure, 144.75; average water pressure. 202.7 gallons per minute, 803; h.p. 94.75. Three 300 foot 2 1/2 inch lines siamesed to one 25 foot length 3 1/2 inch hose, suction 5.75 feet. Test No. 2: Three 300 foot lines 2 1/2 inch hose to one 25 foot line 3 1/2 inch hose nozzle 1 5/8 inches, suction 7.5, average nozzle pressure 123.6, average water pressure 194.5, gallons 867; h.p. 97. Test No. 3: Same connections as test No. 2, nozzle 1¾ inches, nozzle pressure 106.35, water pressure 186.35, gallons 937, h.p. 101.5. Test No.…

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