• 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 8.3.2.1.2.1 it states that if readings are above 95% of rated pump pressure, ...
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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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  • Necesito una Bomba hidraulica para Prueba Hidrostatica de Red Contra Incendio (red de Hidrante), alguna marca o modelo Listada????

    Que bombas listadas hay???Fire Protection Systems
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  • LPG- Fire

    LPG Fire can be emulsified with water? how you can justify using a firewater system for LPG handling industries.
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  • 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 25 - Annual Fire water pump test- Acceptance criteria

    In NFPA 25 , regarding Fire water pump Annual Performance test, one of the acceptance criteria is specified as  pump performance shall be within 95% of the initial unadjusted field test curve. If the initial fiel...
  • NFPA 13D PEX

    Does  2019 13D 5.2.2.4 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...
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  • 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...
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  • Wireless Fire System Monitoring - The Way To Go?

    How common are wireless fire monitoring systems & what are advantages & disadvantages? We're a townhome community & we've heard some negative stories.
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  • 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?
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  • Fire Watch Inspection Frequency

    I am looking for information regarding fire watch frequency.  The policy we currently have in place states that a "fire watch inspection tour will be made...no less than every thirty (30) minutes throughout the a...
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  • Leak detection requirements for underground storage tanks.

    Are newly installed underground storage tanks  intended for fire water suppression storage required to go through a leak testing procedure prior to being put into service?
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  • Fire safety Standards, documents or guidelines for Tobacco Industry

    Can anyone please guide me regarding any standard, guidelines or any document that is solely for fire safety regarding tobacco processing industries.?
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  • Is anyone doing the 5 year hydro-static testing for FDC's according to NFPA 25?

    I'm with an AHJ and we were thinking of enforcing all of the NFPA 5 year inspections. Just looking for thoughts and advice on who out there is testing the FDC's according to 25. Thanks. 
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  • How to prevent a standpipe hose connection from malicious opening?

    I have a NFPA 14 standpipe that I want to prevent from inadvertent/malicious opening of the hose connections. What suggestions do you have?  This is what I have been able to come up with: Put caps on with a spa...
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  • Fire Detection System

    We want to install fire detection system in the area where HVAC system is already installed. In case, if we install the fire detection system on roof which is above 1.9 m from cool air supply duct the possibility of a...
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    created by syed.bilal
  • Vortex fixed Sprinkler system Nitrogen bottle Hydro requirements

    Need some clarification on what the hydrostatic retest requirements are for 3 rows of 2500 psi Nitrogen tanks installed in bank for water mist suppression system in an underground fuel vault (not buried, in conditione...
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  • How often do paint booth fire suppression and kitchen hood suppression systems need to be tested  ?

    How often do fire suppression systems in paint booths and kitchen hoods need to be tested.
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  • Fire hydrant private network

    Good day, can an underground fire hydrant private network be used as the test manifold for a fire pumps that has a flow meter instead of installing a testing manifold. There are 3 hydrants on the network whi...
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