• Clean AGent System Pneumatic Testing

    Good Day    We have installed FM-200 Multi-zone system in a project. Now our concern when we are doing the pneumatic test, do we need to include the cylinder manifold, selector valve manifold in the pneuma...
    created by adilpv
  • fire protection  petroleum coke in warehouse

    Hello I have a shed "warehouse" of petroleum coke (coke pet ) feeds cement kilns, my question is : who what requires NFPA in this sense in terms of protection by deluge system and launch monitor, and what is the ...
    created by jad.kla
  • What section of the NFPA 72 would require initiating devices to activate indicating devices upon a "fire" alarm activation?

    My inquiry is on deluge system activation, pressure switches. Does NFPA 72 specify that horns and beacons shall activate upon activation of any initiating device? (I consider a pressure switch on deluge system is an i...
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  • 2 fire pump at one time

    Hello friendsdoes NFPA13 or 20 require the installation of two pumps 2500gpm, one electric  and the other diesel plus the jockey, so 3 pumps in the same room.  If yes which Ref and Numbre of NFPA . Tanks##
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  • Backflow Forward Flow Test through Hydrant

    On a underground fire sprinkler main supplied by a backflow preventer, is it allowable to utilize a fire hydrant located on the main (located after the valve)  to fulfill section of NFPA...
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  • Sprinkler system for sloped roof

    Please I want to consult you about a topic in designing firefighting systems in warehouses. I have a customer who has an existing sprinkler system and the warehouse roof is sloped ,the installed sprinkler system is cu...
    last modified by aaz
  • Fire Water Requirements

    Does anyone know the requirements about fire water quality, what kind of water can be use for fire extinguishing, could someone recommend the minimum requirements in the NFPA standard for this issue?
    last modified by zhangya
  • Pressure for hose streame inside and the hydrant outside

    hello fire experts what NFPA13 requires minimum and maximum pressure for hose streame inside and the hydrant outside #
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  • safty margin sprinkler calculation

    Hello fire protection experts: Is the safety margin that we add during hydraulic calculations of 1bar or 10% mandatory by NFPA13? if yes it is the article refrence
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  • Remote fire systems

    Greetings, Does anyone have some really good fire system ideas for remote generation. Imagine that you have 60 locations and getting service in these areas is expensive and sometimes not possible due to weather. ...
    last modified by dmaynor
  • Welding / Fabrication Work According As As Per NFPA Standard

    Hi Kindly guide me Is any separate code or standard to briefly describe welding, fabrication procedure that show to AHJ or CFPS that welding is proper and as per NFPA. I try to find code from Codefinder but not foun...
    created by info@emse.pk
  • NFPA 72 documentation

    I have an alarm company that is only supplying a list of passed signals as their NFPA 72 servicing documentation. They are saying that I am out of line requiring what is required by NFPA 72 sections 7.5.6 or a...
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  • Flow testing of hydrants and FHC.

    Please mention the standard/s and clauses mentioning the  flow test/ other acceptable tests for 1) fire hydrants 2) hose  cabinets
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  • Flow Testing Hydrants Without Pitot

    I read NFPA 291 Section 4.9 about flow testing without a pitot gauge, but I do not understand where to get the variables. Can anyone help explain the process a little better to me?
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  • Pressure reading for testing new Pumps

      As per NFPA 25 Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems, in Chapter 8, the it states that if readings are above 95% of rated pump pressure, ...
    last modified by mazoon.ghalib
  • LPG- Fire

    LPG Fire can be emulsified with water? how you can justify using a firewater system for LPG handling industries.
    last modified by nav822nav
  • Flushing Flow Rate

    What are the NFPA flushing rates for external (unburied or underground) pipes? I believe that they should be the same flushing flows proposed for underground pipes as contemplated in NFPA 24   Than you,#Flushin...
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  • Can smoke detectors be installed as supervisory in a hotel room?

    Hello,   We have a hotel and we continue to receive several nuisance alarms in some of the rooms. The rooms have smoke detectors and are currently installed to alarm. I know duct detectors can be set to supervis...
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  • NFPA 13D PEX

    Does  2019 13D mean that PEX is not allowed to be used if a house has an FDC? The local AHJ requires FDC's on single family homes, and I'm wondering if I am allowed to use PEX if the manufacturer gives me...
    last modified by mountainfireprotection1
  • Silicone RFID Fire Hydrant Bonnet Sleeve

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    I have a newly patented product to help first responders and municipalities find and upkeep fire hydrants. I was recently awarded a patent by the USPTO for a stretchy Silicone Fire Hydrant Bonnet Sleeve with RFID comm...
    last modified by ozzieozburn