• NFPA-13

    Please help me regarding in rack sprinkler system. which sprinkler type we use for in rack sprinkler system  sprinkler posation .according to NFPA
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  • Are fire pump houses required to have emergency power? The maintenance man at the local school said the temperature in the pump house dropped to 5 degrees the regular electric utility failed.

    Are pump houses required to be connected to emergency power? The maintenance man at the local school said the temperature in the pump house dropped to 5 degrees when regular utilities went out.
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  • Horse Riding Facility

    We wanted to know if a Category 2 Class A facility for horse riding requires heat detection. The roof line is very high and i am concerned about long term service.  NFPA150 states Fire alarms are r...
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  • Sprinklers for Corrosive liquids

    Hello Appologizes for my typos.English is not my mother tongue. I'm looking for information regarding the  competability of  water sprinklers for the storage of corrosive liquids such as Hydrochlor...
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  • Water Shields for Sprinklers at Highest Tier

    This refers to NFPA 13 (2019) para 25.3.5 on in-rack sprinkler water shields. Are sprinklers at the highest tier require to be provided with water shields? Understood the purpose of water shield is to protect the bulb...
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  • is it allowable to burry or pass sprinkler cross main pipe at below the floor in some part of a building?

    due to architectural considerations, the main pipe must pass under the floor in some part of the building, is it permitted? What are its requirements? is it possible to burry the pipe and backfilling? or it should pas...
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  • Fire Monitor Throw Requirement

    The NFPA Std 11, Sect.10.5.3 requires that “the distance from the monitor to the furthest extremity of protected area forward of the monitor shall not be more than 75% of the monitor throw in still air condition...
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  • Please suggest Fire Detection and Protection Facility required for Paint Manufacting Plant

    Resin based and Solvent based Paints are proposed to be manufactured in a new facility. Plant will be manufacturing Alkyd Resins, Polyester Resins, Epoxy Resins and others. There will be segregated storage for Incomin...
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  • Perfect Fry Machine Listed under UL 710B and by ETL

    Listed under UL197/UL710B -NFPA 96 states in 13.1.(6) "Fire Extinguishing Equipment complying with requirements of Chapter 10  with the exception of 10.1.1 & 10.5.1 which shall not apply." 1. Therefore A Typ...
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  • How many enclosures or rooms can be protected simultaneously as per NFPA2001?

    Dear everyone, as the NFPA2001 didn't give the specific discription about multi-zone system and did't use this phrase words such as "multi-zone" or "multi-room", but, according to the general comprehension about the s...
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  • Las Bombas de agua portatiles tienen certificacion UL o FM

    Me estaban solicitando una bomba de agua portátil (para transportarla al lugar del incendio) y desde alli conectarse con una fuente de agua y que pueda tener presión para apagar un incendio. Estos equip...
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  • Underground piping requirements as per NFPA

    Hi All Its Istiaque from Bangladesh. In one project where from fire pump room to building fire main pipe have to run beneath the ground, I have read in some articles that microbiologically influences corrosion happens...
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  • Parking Structure Sprinklers

    Hello,   I have the following question... According with NFPA 88A,2019 6.4.4 sprinklers shall not be required in open parking structures. Does this apply even if the building is mixed use: 37 total floors (...
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  • military armament factory

    I am carrying out a project against fire in military installations where there is smoke-free powder for the manufacture of weapons ... what NFPA norm can I review?Thanks a lot  the project is in Mexico
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  • Fire control panel in low temperature

    How about install the suppression control panel in outdoor in low temperature (-20degC to 40 detC)? Usually UL certification onthe suppression control panel is based on test above 0 degC. But does the panel also OK i...
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  • que equipo se adecua a una cámara frigorifica?

    Que equipos podría instalar en una cámara frigorífica para detección y extinsion de incendio?
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  • NFPA 13 (2013) Section

    A sprinkler contractor has installed extended coverage sprinklers with the deflectors 16 inches below the concrete ceiling of a parking garage.  Construction is unobstructed.  They referenced NFPA 13 (2013) ...
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  • smoke detectors in dormitory bathrooms

    Looking for an exception to NOT install smoke detection in a dormitory bathroom which has automatic sprinkler system , bathroom has a door 
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  • heat detection in place of smoke detection in a dormitory loungs/kitchen

    can a heat detector be installed in a dormitory lounge that has a cooking appliance instead of a smoke detector?
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  • looking for an exception to install a heat detector instead of a smoke detector in a dormitory lounge

    Can a heat detector be installed in a dormitory lounge with a cooking appliance rather than a smoke detector ?