Fire Pump Repack

One of the most common repairs is a fire pump repack. The area where the shaft penetrates the outer casing of a fire pump needs to be sealed so water will not leak out of the pump. The seal at the point of penetration of the casing is known as the packing. When the packing needs to be replaced the old packing is cleaned and scraped out of the housing and new graphite packing is installed. Also, new gland bolts and nuts & washers will be installed.