Engineering Tools

The most valuable asset of any company is its people. An old Arabic proverb says it best, “Knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it”.
Our company relies heavily on the experience of our sales and technical teams. This not only comes from years of experience of our team but also through constant training in the latest engineering practices, technical services and being up to date on the latest products available in the market place.
We have a wealth of engineering knowledge, technical articles, international standards, field service forms and other valuable engineering tools that we can share with our valued customers. If you are interested in any of the articles listed below, please use the “Request Form” under “Contact Us”. Here is a partial list of information available from EFS:
International Standards

  • BS standards for Valves
  • BS standards for Vessels and Tanks
  • BS standards for Welding and Brazing
  • Various other BS Standards
  • NFPA13 – Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems
  • NFPA20 – Standard for the Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection
  • NFPA 30A – Code for Motor Fuel Dispensing Facilities
  • NFPA 70 – National Electrical Code (NEC)
  • NFPA 72 – National Fire Alarm Code
  • NFPA 780 – Standard for the Installation of Lightning Protection Systems
  • 2005 ASHRAE Handbook
  • 2004 ASTM Standards
  • QCS2007 Standards
  • SMACNA - HVAC Systems Design
  • SMACNA - HVAC Air Duct Leakage Test manual
  • 2009 International Plumbing Codes Handbook (IPC)
  • 2009 International Building Code (IBC)
  • ASPE Pump Manual
  • ATEX markings

Technical Articles / Manuals

  • The Engineering Handbook
  • The Hydraulic Handbook
  • Design Guidelines for Packaged Pump Stations
  • White paper on Proper Pump Sequencing
  • UGLY’s Electrical References
  • NEC Explosion Proof Classifications
  • Centrifugal Fan Handbook
  • Fan Design
  • Boiler blowdown calculations
  • Chilled Drinking Water Systems
  • Cooling Tower Make-up Water
  • Expansion Tank Sizing based on ASHRAE Handbook Chapter 12
  • Guidelines for Drinking Water
  • List of Water Contaminants
  • Cooling water Systems
  • Municipal Pump Station TDH Calculator
  • Flange Pressure Ratings
  • Galvanic Corrosion – The Importance of Dielectric Insulators
  • John Crane Seal Nomencalture
  • Pump Life Cycle Cost Calculator
  • NEMA Premium Efficiency Motor Levels
  • Noise Levels for Motors
  • Bladder Tank Sizing Chart

Field Testing and Commissioning Forms

  • Packaged Pump Station I&O Manual
  • Packaged Pump Station Start-up Check List
  • Submersible Wastewater Pump Commissioning Form
  • Sample Alignment Report
  • Pump Trouble Shooting Questionnaire

Diesel Engine Controller Interface Test Procedure