• Hollow shaft motor for vertical turbine jockey pump

    Do jockey pump also requires hollow shaft motor as per NFPA 20, clause no. 7.5.1.3 or those requirements are only applicable to main/Fire pumps?
    m-arunkumar
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  • Elevator Recall and flow switch

    Does Fire Sprinkler riser's water flow switch initiate elevator emergency recall? In NFPA 72 "Table A.14.6.2.4" Typical Input/Output Matrix" shows water flow switch on first or second floor initiate elevator emer...
    zara.mosavat
    created by zara.mosavat
  • Galvinized Pipe and Fittings

    I have a concerned issue with using galvanized steel pipe (ASTM A53) and malleable iron fittings in a combination water supply to domestic water systems and fire sprinkler systems.   Galvanized pipe and fittings ...
    wileywilson
    created by wileywilson
  • What is the life of fire extinguisher as per NFPA.

    What is the life of fire extinguisher as per NFPA
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  • Portable Fire Pump Testing

    Hi, Does anyone know the relevant regulations for portable fire pump testing? Fixed Diesel and electric pumps are covered in Chapter 8 of NFPA25 but I can't seem to find anything on portable pumps Cheers.
    stephen.bellwood
    created by stephen.bellwood
  • When studying about the Topics that are in NFPA 70 like Conduit fill or Grounding Requirements.Do i need to know all the contents that NFPA 70 covers for the grounding or conduit Fill. OR I just need to know where they are present in NFPA Book

    Understanding NFPA 70 
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    created by fasi436
  • Evaluation of Fire Pump Test Results

    #I would like to request your clarification for below standard as we have doubt to compare the pump test result which we recently done.   8.3.7.2.3 (2) Fire pump test results are no less than 95 percent of the fl...
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  • Inspection and Testing of Sprinkler Pressure-Reducing Valves

    13.5.1 Inspection and Testing of Sprinkler Pressure-Reducing Valves 13.5.1.3 A partial flow test adequate to move the valve from its seat shall be conducted annually - How to perform the partial flow 13.5.1.2 A ful...
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  • Hose Valves or Nonthreaded Connections in Hose Header Supply?? NFPA 20 2019

    Hi everyone! In the new edition of NFPA 20 (2019), Table 4.28 has a new column "Non-threaded connections" Is it necessary to add those connections to the hose connections? or I have to choose between them Thanks ...
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  • Pressure sensor - NFPA 20

    Good day, I wanna limit the shutoff pressure of the firewater pump to a value equal to 105% of the rated head without installing a PCV on the discharge manifold. A supplier offered a pressure sensor to control the shu...
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  • HELLO, I WILL LIKE TO HAVE MOBILE FIRE EQUIPMENTS INSPECTION CHECK LIST

    Either maintenance or inspection check list of ( fire extinguishers, water based, or others) Regards CEDRIC TIOGANG  00 237 670217108 | 696072701
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  • NFPA 24 - does red piping have to be repainted?

    NFPA 24 Question We are taking an old and ineffective fire water system out of service at a distribution terminal. The codes and osha say we don't need the system and our employees are only allowed to respond to inci...
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  • Venting on Diesel Storage Tanks

    Are there requirements for venting of outdoor Storage Tanks for Diesel? I was able to find the following for Indoor Tanks: "For Class I, II and IIIA liquids the IFC requires termination of the normal vent outside the...
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  • Can condensation occur in a dry system?

    #SIP
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  • NFPA Help!

    I am looking for the paragraph in the NFPA that helps protect the fuel zone liquids in plastic containers by means of FOAM. Without using water.
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  • What NFPA Code Number details fire suppression wet pipe flow direction and function labeling requirements?

    I am currently trying to repaint scaling and corroded pipe a large scale facility fire pump room with multiple pumps for redundancy purposes.  What code will I need to look at in order to find the system flow dir...
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  • Fire Alarm Systems

    Hi  all, I am a beginner in the field of fire alarm systems . I had joined a company 3 months before that work on fire alarm systems .  I want to learn the basics of fire alarm systems . Can anyone tell me ...
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  • 5 year gauge replacement - marking the install date on a gauge vs. the manufactured date?

    I got knocked by a fire inspector for writing the year I installed a gauge on a customer's system (replaced a 5 year expired one) on the face plate in sharpie marker. The gauge was new but was leftover stock on m...
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  • Red Tags on Sprinkler Systems

    Is a sprinkler system in need of a five year internal inspection be considered an emergency impairment and be red tagged?
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  • Monitoring Requirements

    Are sprinkler systems required to be monitored in Tulsa, OK? 
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