Water Pressure Booster Systems
- ETL Total System Certification
- UL Labeled Panel
- Programmable Logic Controller
- ASME Section 9 Certified Welding
- Vertical or Horizontal Configurations
- Galvanized, Copper, or Stainless Steel Headers
- ASME Code - NB Stamped, HydroCumulator® Tanks
- Factory Tested
- Single Source Responsibility
Rugged, dependable IronHeart . . .
The price-performance leader in high rise water booster systems
All IronHeart Systems feature constant speed, CIBF end-suction centrifugal pumps, with wear rings
and sleeve mounted mechanical seals. Maximum working pressure is 175 psig.
Each high-efficiency motor meets NEMA standards and is built with a full Class "F" insulation
system, but rated at Class "B" temperature rise at 1.25 service factor.
UL Labeled Power and Control Panel
UL Labeled NEMA 1, 12, 3R, or 4 Control panel with:
Through door disconnects, magnetic starters with 3-leg overload protection, fused control circuit
transformer, control power light, pump indicating lights, multiple-position selector switches, low
suction shut down with visual alarm light and dry contact, automatic 24 hour alternation of lag(s)
pump(s), pressure switch pump sequencing with minimum run timer for each pump, pump start delay
timer for each lag pump. All the above are factory prewired and tested in accordance with the
provisions of national electric code. The complete assembly bears the UL Listing mark for industrial
Triplex Horizontal IronHeart Type C
Programmable Logic Controller, Panel Mounted Digital Flowmeter, Paddlewheel Flow sequencing
complete with low system pressure circuit, individual pump elapsed time meters (ETMs), electric
temperature probe for each pump and common solenoid purge valve to protect pumps operating at
shutoff, alarm horn with silence button, high-system alarm with time delay, high-suction with energy
saving mode light and time delay, Maxi-Store flow switch to limit ON-OFF cycling on low flows.
Each system contains panel mounted pressure gauges for tank, system, and suction pressure, when
System pressure is maintained by fully epoxy coated pilot-operated, diaphragm type, combination
pressure regulating and nonslam check valves-one per pump. If constant system pressure is not
required, pump check valves may be substituted for the pressure regulating valves.
Duplex Vertical IronHeart Type A
The key to the system is the proper application and use of SyncroFlo's DuoPhase concept which
allows complete pump shutdown during low-flow conditions.
A flexible membrane separates air from water and the permanent air precharge eliminates the need for
a compressor and troublesome air volume and level controls. The system pressure always remains
constant. For low pressure applications a 109 gallon tank can be used. This tank has a maximum
operating pressure of 100 psig. For high-pressure applications, either remote mount the Model 109 or
use Model 120, 125 psig ASME rated, or Model 170, 200 psig ASME rated HydroCumulator tank
adjacent to the system.
The entire booster system is shipped factory prefabricated on a common structural steel stand with all
interconnecting piping and wiring completed and operationally tested prior to shipment. Complete
package is available in either horizontal or vertical configuration and also includes a full port ball or
lug type butterfly isolation valve on the suction and discharge of each pump. Galvanized steel or
optional type L copper or stainless steel suction and discharge pipe manifolds, as well as tubing with
shut off cocks for gauges and pressure switches, are furnished assembled. The only field connections
are system headers, tank tubing, over-temperature protection drain, and one power connection.
Duplex Horizontal IronHeart Type A
Factory Test and Certification
Every IronHeart system is ETL listed and LA city code approved. Each water pressure booster system
and its component parts will have a complete electric and hydraulic test prior to shipment. Testing
includes a SYSTEM operating flow test from zero to 100% design flow rate under specified suction
and net delivery pressure conditions. Optional X-Y plot test report is available.
SyncroFlo's worldwide factory trained service network performs on-site start-up and operational
instruction for each system.
IronHeart Type A
Includes a Model 170 tank or optional Model 120 to allow lead pump to shut down during low-flow
conditions. The stored water is used to handle these off-hour demands. During high usage, one or
more pumps operate as required.
Triplex Vertical IronHeart Type C
IronHeart Type B
System is designed for ON/OFF operation with a remote tank mounted near top of the building.
IronHeart Type C
System is designed for situations where building flow requirements are continuous and a tank is
IronHeart Design Sheet
A. System Water Pressure Check
Because city water pressure is sufficient to handle the needs of many buildings, first determine if a
booster system is required.
|Static Head (elevation in feet x .433 psi/ft)
(metric calculation: elevation in meters x
|Piping Friction Loss (5 - 10% of static head)
|Pressure Required at Highest Outlet
|Required System Pressure (1 + 2 + 3)
|Subtract Minimum Suction Pressure
|Total (4 minus 5)
|Add internal pressure loss
|Required Pump Differential (boost) pressure (6 + 7)
B. Fixture Flow Units
If a booster system is required, use this form to determine peak flow capacity. Do not include fixtures
handled by city pressure (e.g. lower floors).
||Load in Fixture
|Bathroom Group F.V.
|Bathroom Group F.T.
|Water Closet F.V.
|Water Closet F.T.
|Urinal - Pedestal F.V.
|Urinal - Stall or Wall
|Garbage Disposal, Sink
|3/4" Hose Connection
C. System Flow Load
D. Total Peak Load
|Planned "Extra" Service
|Total Peak Load
E. Recommended Splits (% of flow)
- Duplex 50/50, 65/65, 100/100
- Triplex 20/40/40, 33/33/33, 50/50/50
- Size duty point by motor requirements and efficiency points
|Flow - GPM(L/sec)
|Flow - GPM(L/sec)
F. Model Number Selection
||1 1/2, 2, 3,
5, 7 1/2, 10,
15, 20, 25
||A, D, M,
||1 1/2, 2, 3,
5, 7 1/2, 10,
15, 20, 25
||3, 4, 6
The IronHeart name has become synonymous with quality built, cost-effective, pre-packaged
pumping systems for high rise water supply. Before shipment to the site...SyncroFlo
IronHeart Booster Systems are engineered, pre-assembled, and tested at the most extensive
facility of its kind.
Each system contains the right combination of pumps, motors, and electronics. And
SyncroFlo accepts single source responsibility for every IronHeart system component. You
can be assured, each IronHeart delivered to your site has passed SyncroFlo's unique testing
and quality standards before shipment. After installation, users are supported by a network of
factory trained service representatives qualified to provide on-site system service and user
Only SyncroFlo offers the most extensive package of PERFORMANCE GUARANTEES
available, including warranties on system performance, system shipment scheduling, and site
SyncroFlo pioneered pre-assembled pumping systems decades ago. Today, our installed
system base includes some of the largest packaged pumping systems ever installed. You, too,
can rely on SyncroFlo.
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