Phase Converters and Fire Pumps

Phase converters shall be permitted to be used for fire pump service.

a) True
b) False

See answer and applicable Code reference

The correct answer is: b) False

Article 695 covers the installation of electric power sources and interconnecting circuits, and switching and control equipment dedicated to fire pump drivers. As outlined in Sec. 695.3(F), "Phase converters shall not be permitted to be used for fire pump service."

 

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