Test of Universal Engine.

Test of Universal Engine.

Following are results of test of a second size universal steam fire engine delivered to Jamestown. N. Y., May 16, 1911; 42 inches of cold water m boiler generated to 140 pounds of steam in 6 minutes. First pumping test: Drafting water 6 feet. One line of hose 250 feet with 1 1/4-inch S. B. nozzle. Steam pressure safety valve mowing constantly, 140 pounds. Water pressure at pump from 275 to 300 pounds. Second pumping test. 1 wo lines of hose. 250 feet in eacli line, each with ID-inch S. B. nozzle. Steam pressure,_ 140 pounds. Water pressure at pump, ltiu to 170 pounds. Third pumping test: Three lines of hose, 250 fee; in each line, one line with 1-inch S. B. nozzle, one line with 1 1/8-inch S. B. nozzle and one line with 1 1/4-inch S. B. nozzle. Steam pressure constantly 140 pounds. Water pressure at pump, 120 to 130 pounds. Fourth pumping test: Three lines of hose, same length as above, all siamesed into a Hart wagon pipe with 1 1/2 S. B. nozzle. Steam pressure between 135 and 140 pounds constantly. Water pressure at pump, 150 pounds. Fifth pumping test: Same lines as above siamesed into a Hart wagon pipe with 2-inch S. B. nozzle. Steam pressure, 140 pounds. Water pressure at pump, 110 to 120 pounds. In this test the engine delivered 875 gallons of water per minute. Each of the above tests ran for a period of 20 minutes. Die engine was then taken in front of the cityhall and attached to a hydrant. Hydrant pressure when engine was running, 60 pounds. Three 200foot lines siamesed into a Hart wagon pipe with 1 1/2-inch S. B. tip. In this test the steam blew constantly front the safety valve at 140 pounds. Water pressure at pump, 200 to 210 pounds. Stream of water went 30 feet higher than the flagpole on top of the city hall. The test was highly satisfactory to all those interested. The engine was accepted immediately and placed in service.

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