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vathuthu.mech
Hi Team,          One of our maintenance site, We have a requirement to test and maintain the fire pumps. Last week we have conducted the flow test of fire pumps during the time we got the result of while testing diesel fire pump at 100% flow rate. Discharge flow pressure does not meet 100% of actuals design pressure. It reaches only 50%. As per… (Show more)
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travis.steinke
Hello,  We recently have had our rolling fire doors inspected and during the inspection the worker mentioned he thought Fire Doors weren't needed if sprinkler systems were installed on both sides of the fire door. I am having trouble locating rules and regulations or what exactly the code is for this situation. If you could please reply back with… (Show more)
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superjetpilot95
What is the maximum square footage for light hazards? Also, for ordinary hazard  and extra hazard occupancies? 
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jbringard
We had a government facility built in 2012 that has an office at one end, open air bays in the middle, and a closed in garage at the other end. The entire facility shares the same roof.  The open air section is used to store our road repair equipment when not in use. There is a pre-action system that covers the whole facility. We have been… (Show more)
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superjetpilot95
How many sprinklers do you need a room 30'x15' in ordinary hazard occupancy?
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clyde.beer
In section 6.9.3.5.5 of NFPA 58, is the requirement for a 1500F melting point for the metal material only or also the material confined within the metal of a gasket. We are considering a spiral wound gasket for flanged joints, propane piping, the metal (stainless steel) meets the criteria, but the filler material may not (unless we change to a… (Show more)
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robtgriffin.rga
ESFR system with K-14.2 sprinklers designed to discharge 12 @ 50-psi; is it permissible to install K-16.8 ESFR sprinklers designed to discharge 12 @ 52-psi over a caged aerosol storage area (and 20-feet beyond) on the same system; and is a 2-foot draft curtain required between the two ESFR design areas?   Similar question: If a roof height varies… (Show more)
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nrjc86
I am aware that any device (sprinkler, valves, alarm switch) that is a part of a system that is no longer in service, needs to be removed. This is to not give the occupants the impression that they are protected, when in fact they are not.    I have a building that has been retrofitted from a wet to a dry with many new lines and sprinklers… (Show more)
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affan.khalid
This is Affan Khalid, from Unilever Pakistan, currently working as a Process Safety Lead. I just wanted to have some info regarding the fire protection (Foam trolley, hydrant, sprinkler etc) required for 60 Tonnes above ground storage of Diesel (Class III A). Tank is situated in open with a max. ambient temperature of 48 degree C.
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