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    AUTOMATIC FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEMS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  22-03-2022

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  25-10-2013

    Publisher:  Standards New Zealand

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    Committee representation
    Acknowledgement
    Copyright
    Referenced documents
    Latest revisions
    Foreword
    Outcome statement
    1 SCOPE AND GENERAL INFORMATION
    2 BASIC RULES OF DESIGN
    3 TYPES OF INSTALLATIONS
    4 SYSTEM COMPONENTS
    5 LOCATION OF SPRINKLERS
    6 WATER SUPPLY
    7 EXTRA LIGHT HAZARD SYSTEM DESIGN DATA
    8 ORDINARY HAZARD SYSTEM DESIGN DATA
    9 EXTRA HIGH HAZARD SYSTEM DESIGN DATA
    10 FULLY HYDRAULICALLY CALCULATED DESIGN
    11 PRECAUTIONS TO BE TAKEN WHEN AN INSTALLATION IS
       RENDERED INOPERATIVE
    12 ROUTINE TESTING, MAINTENANCE, AND INSPECTIONS
    Appendix
    Appendix A - Testing of dry pipe and pre-action systems
                 - Example form (Informative)
    Appendix B - Alternative method of protection of certain
                 small community buildings for which a sprinkler
                 system is not a legal requirement (Normative)
    Appendix C - Evaluation of contractors by a sprinkler system
                 certifier (SSC) (Normative)
    Appendix D - Certificate of listing of contractor (Normative)
    Appendix E - Sprinkler system certificate of compliance
                 (Normative)
    Appendix F - Guidelines for evaluation of equipment for
                 listing by a sprinkler system certifier (SSC)
                 (Normative)
    Appendix G - Retrospective upgrades (Informative)
    Appendix H - Sprinkler system storage declaration (Informative)
    Appendix J - Material classifications (Informative)
    Appendix K - Sprinkler protection design requirements for
                 buildings constructed with foamed plastic cored
                 insulated panels (Normative)
    Appendix L - Recommendations for frost protection
                 measures for fire sprinkler systems (Informative)
    Appendix M - Water mist fire protection (Informative)
    Appendix N - Contractors material and flushing test
                 certificate for underground piping (Informative)
    Appendix O - Orifice plates (Informative)
    Appendix P - Aerosol warning signs (Normative)
    Appendix Q - Z-values and shortest major fault distances
                 D for New Zealand (Informative)
    Appendix R - Testing of territorial authority water mains
                 (Normative)
    Appendix S - Embankment supported membrane pillow
                 tanks (Normative)
    Appendix T - Information to be provided when ordering a
                 pump unit (Informative)
    Appendix U - Aerosols - Supplementary design
                 considerations (Normative)
    Appendix V - Maintenance provisions for non-standard
                 sprinkler systems (Informative)
    Appendix W - Guidance on the testing of sprinklers (Informative)
    Appendix X - Frost protection - Electrical requirements (Normative)

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    Defines rules for the design, performance, installation and maintenance of automatic fire sprinkler systems in buildings or structures or in firecells which form part of a building.

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    Development Note 2003 & 2007 Editions are still Active & Available. Supersedes NZS 4541P & NZS 4541 SUPP 1 (06/2016)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards New Zealand
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By

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    BS 1780-2(1971) : AMD 1155 BOURDON TUBE PRESSURE AND VACUUM GAUGES
    NFPA 750 : 2015 WATER MIST FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS
    AS 1851-2012 Routine service of fire protection systems and equipment
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    AS 2845.3-2010 Water supply - Backflow prevention devices Field testing and maintenance of testable devices
    IEC 60896-11:2002 Stationary lead-acid batteries - Part 11: Vented types - General requirements and methods of tests
    ASTM F 439 : 2013 : REDLINE Standard Specification for Chlorinated Poly (Vinyl Chloride) (CPVC) Plastic Pipe Fittings, Schedule 80
    ISO 9705:1993 Fire tests Full-scale room test for surface products
    IEC 60947-4-1:2009+AMD1:2012 CSV LOW-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CONTROLGEAR - PART 4-1: CONTACTORS AND MOTOR-STARTERS - ELECTROMECHANICAL CONTACTORS AND MOTOR-STARTERS
    AS 4029.1-1994 Stationary batteries - Lead-acid Vented type (based on and including the full text of IEC 896-1)
    ASTM F 438 : 2017 : REDLINE Standard Specification for Socket-Type Chlorinated Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (CPVC) Plastic Pipe Fittings, Schedule 40
    AS/NZS 2033:2008 Installation of polyethylene pipe systems
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    BS 5252:1976 Framework for colour co-ordination for building purposes
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    AS 4587-1999 Water mist fire protection systems - System design, installation and commissioning
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    AS 2417-2001 Rotodynamic pumps - Hydraulic performance acceptance tests - Grades 1 and 2
    API 5L : 2012 LINE PIPE
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    NFPA 15 : 2017 WATER SPRAY FIXED SYSTEMS FOR FIRE PROTECTION
    MIL T 6396 : E TANKS, AIRCRAFT PROPULSION FLUID SYSTEM, INTERNAL REMOVABLE, NON-SELF-SEALING
    ASTM A 795/A795M : 2013 : REDLINE Standard Specification for Black and Hot-Dipped Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) Welded and Seamless Steel Pipe for Fire Protection Use
    AS/NZS 1221:1997 Fire hose reels (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS/NZS 3000:2007 Electrical installations (known as the Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules)
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    BS EN 1982:2017 (published 2017-10) Copper and copper alloys. Ingots and castings
    NFPA 13 : 2016 INSTALLATION OF SPRINKLER SYSTEMS
    NFPA 409 : 2016 AIRCRAFT HANGARS
    AS/NZS 4765:2017 Modified PVC (PVC-M) pipes for pressure applications
    NFPA 30 : 2018 FLAMMABLE AND COMBUSTIBLE LIQUIDS CODE
    BS 1387(1985) : 1985 SPECIFICATION FOR SCREWED AND SOCKETED STEEL TUBES AND TUBULARS AND FOR PLAIN END STEEL TUBES SUITABLE FOR WELDING OR FOR SCREWING TO BS 21 PIPE THREADS
    AS 1074-1989 Steel tubes and tubulars for ordinary service (Reconfirmed 2018)
    NFPA 16 : 2015 INSTALLATION OF FOAM-WATER SPRINKLER AND FOAM-WATER SPRAY SYSTEMS
    ASTM A 312/A312M : 2017-03 SPECIFICATION FOR SEAMLESS, WELDED, AND HEAVILY COLD WORKED AUSTENITIC STAINLESS STEEL PIPES
    AS 4118.2.1-1995 Fire sprinkler systems Piping - General (Reconfirmed 2013)
    AS/NZS 2566.2:2002 Buried flexible pipelines Installation
    AS/NZS 2980:2007 Qualification of welders for fusion welding of steels
    AS/NZS 4129:2008 Fittings for polyethylene (PE) pipes for pressure applications
    FM 4880 : 2017 EVALUATING THE FIRE PERFORMANCE OF INSULATED BUILDING PANEL ASSEMBLIES AND INTERIOR FINISH MATERIALS
    NFPA 13D : 2016 INSTALLATION OF SPRINKLER SYSTEMS IN ONE- AND TWO-FAMILY DWELLINGS AND MANUFACTURED HOMES
    AS/NZS 2642.2:2008 Polybutylene (PB) plumbing pipe systems Polybutylene (PB) pipe for hot and cold water applications (Reconfirmed 2022)
    NFPA 20 : 2016 INSTALLATION OF STATIONARY PUMPS FOR FIRE PROTECTION
    BS 3600(1997) : 1997 SPECIFICATION FOR DIMENSIONS AND MASSES PER UNIT LENGTH OF WELDED AND SEAMLESS STEEL PIPES AND TUBES FOR PRESSURE PURPOSES
    AS/NZS 1170.2:2011 Structural design actions Wind actions (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS/NZS 2032:2006 Installation of PVC pipe systems
    AS/NZS 1530.3:1999 Methods for fire tests on building materials, components and structures Simultaneous determination of ignitability, flame propagation, heat release and smoke release (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS/NZS 4130:2009 Polyethylene (PE) pipes for pressure applications
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