The Waterous PB18-3030C Portable Fire Pump is an extraordinary transfer and supply pump with exceptional flow capacity and good pressure for hand‐line operations.
Equipped with a V‐twin Briggs and Stratton® 18 HP (13.4 kW) engine. The PB18‐3030 also comes with a two‐year limited warranty and is CE marked.
GPM (LPM) PSI
Max Flow: 400 GPM (1500 lpm) 15 PSI (1.0 bar)
Max Pressure: 100 GPM (400 lpm) 110 PSI (7.6 bar)
Type: Transfer ‐ Supply
Intake: 3″ inch female NPT
Discharge: 3″ (inch) female NPT with check valve
Console: Operator’s panel includes discharge pressure gauge, compound intake pressure gauge, low oil pressure warning light, start and stop control, speed control, panel light and 12 volt outlet
Volute Body and Head: High‐strength aluminum alloy, anodized for superior corrosion resistance
Impeller: High‐strength, corrosion‐resistant bronze, fully‐enclosed, double‐hubbed to balance hydraulic thrust, mechanically balanced to eliminate vibration
Wear Rings: Long wearing bronze. Easy to replace when required to restore original pump efficiency
Shaft Sleeve: High‐strength stainless steel
Shaft Seal: Spring‐loaded mechanical type
Priming: Combination spark arresting muffler and exhaust primer, fast and easy to use – Quarter turn bronze priming valve, operates with push/pull knob
Warranty: Waterous Two‐Year Limited Warranty
Engine: Briggs & Stratton, model 356447, Vanguard V‐Twin air cooled, overhead valve (OHV) design delivers a maximum output of 18 HP (13.4 kW) @ 3600 RPM. 34.75 cu. in. (570 cc) displacement, 4‐cycle, gasoline fueled, horizontal shaft.
Lubrication: Full pressure lubrication system with an automotive style oil filter. Oil fill tube with dipstick.
Starter: 12‐volt electric and manual recoil.
Alternator: 16 A
- Rigid steel channels
- Control panel and fuel tank shipped loose
Rail models will have a shipped‐loose, 3‐gallon (11 liter) fuel tank that meets the EPA evaporative requirement
Approximate Dimensions and Weights
Length Width Height Dry Weight Ship Weight
19-3/4″ (50.2 cm) 20″ (50.8 cm) 21″ (53.3 cm) 113 lbs (51.3 kg) 141 lbs (64.0 kg)