• Foam Sprinkler Test connection

    Dear all ,    Good Day ,    one of the ongoing project , i have to provide a test connection for periodic inspection in Foam sprinkler system main riser after the proportioner. my basic...
    ashikpn
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  • Definition of Compartment

    Hello,    Definition of Compartment from 2016 NFPA 13 and 13R: A space completely enclosed by walls and a ceiling. Each wall in the compartment is permitted to have openings to an adjoining space if th...
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  • Fire water tank filling

    Fire water tank filling in 8 hour . Can we avoid this somehow?
    eldainstal
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  • Sprinkler Protection in Juice & Milk Factory

    I am designing fire protection system for Juice and Milk factory. I want to know that for the following location do we have to provide sprinkler protection.   1) Syrup Mixing Area. 2) Filling area for Milk and ...
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  • Coal Storage

    Hi. What reference material can be used for fire sprinkler system in coal storage.
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  • Modelling Concealed Sprinklers Using FDS

    While reading through the eleventh edition of the Automatic Sprinkler System Handbook, I stumbled upon Section A.3.6.1 which talks about general sprinkler characteristics.    In this section, the following ...
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  • Fire pump motor listing requirements

    Is it the requirement of the NFPA standards to have UL listed fire pump motors or are the requirements for single phase motors identified solely in NFPA 20 9.5.2 through 9.5.3.2 for compliance?     We are c...
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  • Large building sprinkler design

    We have a 400,000 sq ft single story bakery in the plan review process, my question is with a fully sprinklered building such as this would there be any requirement for them to add hose stations or firefighting connec...
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  • Sizing Portable Fire Extuingsher

    Hi, I would like to get some help : which code used to sizing portable fire extuingsher VS to area of room to be protected.   thank you
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  • Factor K for Sprinkler foam-water System

    Hello I would like your opinion about this case please.     According NFPA 13 2019 9.4.4 Sprinklers shall be with minimun nominal K factors of K=5.6.   According NFPA 16 2019 7.6.1 Sprinkler...
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  • NFPA 72, NFPA 2001

    Dear Sirs, in my understanding of NFPA 72, Chapter 24, the Fire Alarm Control Panel can monitor and control the fire suppression system applied to specific areas at the same time that other rooms of the building, for ...
  • NFPA 20, DISCHARGE OF PSV's

    Hi, my name is Diego Sandoval and I am designing and FIRE FIGHTING SYSTEM.   I have a question related to NFPA 20. I want to know if I can return the relieves towards suction lines in FIRE PUMPS WITH DIESEL ENGIN...
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  • NFPA 20, DISCHARGE OF PRESSURE RELIEF VALVES

    Hi, my name is Diego Sandoval and I am designing and FIRE FIGHTING SYSTEM.   I have a question related to NFPA 20. I want to know if I can return the relieves towards suction lines in FIRE PUMPS WITH DIESEL ENGI...
  • Fire Sprinkler System at ICE CREAM Factory

    Hi, I have been working for design of fire sprinkler system for ICE cream factory. It consist of (1) Installation at packing hall where the temperature of packing hall is 15degC. (2) Installation at Cold Stora...
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  • fire alarm and signaling code

    hi everyone,  I am new to the field and i need your advice. i couldn't find a rule of addressable fire system in NFPA 72, where does require to install "addressable fire system" and "conventional fire system...
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  • Listed

    Dear All A question to members of this forum. NFPA describes "Listed" as Equipment included in a list published by an organization that is acceptable to the AHJ. OHSA (under United States department o...
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  • NFPA 2001 ¿What would be my correction factor if my equivalent altitude is over 14,000 ft?

    In Chapter 5 in NFPA 2001, edition 2018  There is a table, Table 5.5.3.3 Atmospheric Correction Factors.   ¿What would be my correction factor if my equivalent altitude is over 14,000 ft? ...
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  • FM200 System - Nozzle Consideration For Multi heights

    Dear All  ,    Subject : Clean agent system ( FM200 Gas ) Nozzle Location In multi height area of Enclosure    Good Day ,    Enclosure having multi heights in the FM200 System pro...
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  • Number of chamber in vertical storage tanks

    Hello. A customer of mine is asking me to increase the number of foam chamber in a vertical storage tank, using 4 foam chambers instead of 2 required per NFPA 11 and the manufacturer recommendation, using the same tot...
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  • NFPA 13R Expert Required

    NFPA 13R Expert Required I have a project that requires an expert in the implementation details NFPA 13R compliant water-based fire sprinkler systems installed in the attics of condominiums and apartments. Complying ...
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