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Fire Protection System Requirement for 1600 kv Oil Type Transformer

Question asked by hamad.koroni on Feb 1, 2020
Latest reply on Aug 3, 2020 by imostafamagdy

It is understood that 1600 kv oil type transformer is considered high hazard but I can’t find code reference for fire protection system requirements. The transformer room is part of building structure. NFPA 70 required minimum 3 hour fire rated enclosure and permitted to reduce it to 1 hour if the room provided with automatic sprinkler, water spray carbon dioxide, or halon. Does that mean a fire protection system is not mandatory in the 1600kv oil transformer?

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