Vertical Fire Pump

Vertical Turbine Fire Pumps

Vertical Turbine Fire Pump by RP
Vertical Turbine Fire Pumps (VTP type) are normally designed to operate in wells, sumps or offshore. NFPA-20 design. UL Listed and FM Approved. Available with diesel or electric drive.

Operation Limits

Capacity up to 1136 m³/h (5,000 gpm)
Head up to 202 m (663 ft)
Pressure up to 19 bar (280 psi)
Temperature 10° to 105° C (50 ° to 220° F)
Applications Commercial, municipal and residential high-rise buildings, Large industrial premises and storage warehouses, Offshore and remote facilities, Airports, Power stations.
Base price


Ruhrpumpen's vertical turbine fire pumps are available as single pumping units or complete pre-packaged fire systems with or without enclosure.

  • Stuffing box machined with bushing to guide shaft
  • Discharge head provides support for motor and entire pump
  • Column connections can be flanged or threaded with coupling
  • Bearings available in a variety of materials
  • Line shaft couplings machined from solid steel stock
  • Column assembly manufactures in-plant to ensure accurate fit
  • Sleeve bearings to provide long life and low friction
  • Enclosed impellers designed for long life and high efficiency
  • Standard tapered collets to secure impeller to pump shaft
  • Suction bowl that provides rigid support of the lower end of the pump shaft
  • Strainer to prevent entry of foreign objets into pump suction
  • Diesel and electric driven

Ruhrpumpen also designs offshore Fire Pump Systems with ABS certification for floating offshore facilities

  • NFPA-20
  • UL-448
  • FM-1312

Special designs available on request


Standard materials:

  • Cast iron
  • Bronze Fitted

Special materials available on request

  • Sprinkler systems
  • Hydrant systems
  • Water curtains

Ruhrpumpen Fire Pumps and Systems Certifications