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Eric Hildebrand
I am having a very difficult time trying to locate the information needed for NFPA requirements for testing divisional valves or gate valves. Does anyone have a reference? Something that I could look up or find the information I'm looking for? Thanks
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Juan Carlos Leiva
Dear Friends,   Someone has information on how to cross a seismic expansion joint in a seismically isolated building. The problem is that the dilatation measure is 20 inches, and we need to cross it with 6" piping. Best regards, Juan Leiva From Chile
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Nick Sasso
I'm not sure I'm posting in the correct forum.  Anyway:   NEC and fire code require that E-stop for gasoline dispensers be more than 20-feet, but less than 100-feet away.   I have a gas station going up now and the building is more than 100-feet away.  So they need to basically put an emergency stop in the parking lot somewhere (protected,… (Show more)
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Aaron Johnson
I am working with a facility that utilizes low-expansion foam systems, with foam in bladder tanks. They have a hydrant on the property that flows water and foam when opened.  What would be the cause of this? Thank you.
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Bryan Bolin
2010 NFPA 24 form has a place for the "property owner" to sign under the "test witness" section.  At the top of the first page it the form indicates that there is a "owner's representative".  Specific to my project we are building a School.  Are there qualification required by NFPA 24 for the person that is designated the owner's representative?  
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Ajit Tahiliani
Can someone please explain, why do we need a pressure vessel along with a jockey pump?
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Greg Held
Where can I find installation requirements for water cannon fire monitors?
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Bernard Furlong
Hi,   If I have a floor area completely covered by sprinklers, and I have an opening for a couple of dormers. Sprinklers were added in the dormers. My question is; if the dormer sprinklers cover the same floor area as previously calculated sprinklers, do I need to add the dormer sprinklers to my calculations?? The dormer sprinklers are open the… (Show more)
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LUIS EDUARDO MENDOZA SILVA
Electrical motors are subject of motor solo run during Precommissioning stage, normaly 4 hours it depends of client. it is any test related to diésel engines belong to fire pumps previuos final aligment?
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Vusal Quliyev
Dear NFPA Experts, Is there any standards for floor area of Commodity (Tire Storage) if required sprinkler protection or not. Thanks in advance.
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