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  • BS 5306-6.1(1988) : 1988

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    FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - PART 6: FOAM SYSTEMS - SECTION 6.1: SPECIFICATION FOR LOW EXPANSION FOAM SYSTEMS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  30-04-2010

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1988

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Foreword
    Committees responsible
    Specification
    Section one: General
    0 Introduction
    1 Scope
    2 Definitions
    3 Characteristics and use of low expansion foam
    4 Classification of flammable liquids
    5 Types of system
    6 Planning
    Section two: Contract arrangements
    7 Contract drawings
    8 Extensions and alterations
    9 Commissioning and acceptance tests
    Section three: Periodic inspection, testing and
                   maintenance
    10 Inspection
    11 Service and maintenance schedule
    Section four: System design
    12 General
    13 Foam quality
    14 Water supplies, pumps and drainage
    15 Foam concentrate and solution
    16 Components and pipework
    17 Operation
    Section five: Specific types of system
    18 Foam monitor and branchpipe systems
    19 Foam spray systems
    20 Foam pourer systems
    21 Subsurface foam systems
    22 Semi-subsurface systems
    Appendices
    A Classification of foam concentrates
    B Determination of expansion and drainage time
    C Determination of percentage concentration
    D Determination of rate of application for branchpipe,
      monitor, spray and power systems
    E Determination of rate of application for subsurface
      and semi-subsurface systems

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    Describes requirements and provides recommendations for the design, installation and maintenance of fixed and semi-fixed systems.

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    Committee FSH/18
    Development Note AMD 9808/R corrects and reprints AMD 9808 and also replaces AMD 9945. Supersedes 86/40529 DC (08/2005) Reviewed and confirmed by BSI, December 2009. (11/2009)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By

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