• BS 750(2006) : 2006

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    SPECIFICATION FOR UNDERGROUND FIRE HYDRANTS AND SURFACE BOX FRAMES AND COVERS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  09-30-2012

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2006

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Foreword
    Section 1: General
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    Section 2: Fire hydrants
    3 General requirements
    4 Wedge-gate (type 1)
    5 Screw-down (type 2)
    6 Outlets
    7 Stem drive
    8 Draining system
    9 Coating
    10 Maintenance of water purity (potable water systems only)
    11 Type requirements
    12 Hydrant assembly - Resistance to internal pressure
       of the shell and of all pressure containing components
       and resistance of the obturator to differential pressure
    13 Hydrostatic test certificate
    14 Marking and additional data
    Section 3: Surface box frames and covers
    15 Grading
    16 Materials
    17 Manufacture, workmanship and coating
    18 Design features
    19 Marking
    20 Type requirements
    21 Production requirements
    22 Test certificate
    Annexes
    Annex A (normative) Type tests for strength, security
            and endurance
    Annex B (normative) Type hydrostatic tests for screwed outlets
    Annex C (informative) Information to be supplied by the purchaser
    Annex D (normative) Type and production loading tests for
            surface box frames and covers
    Bibliography

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    Applies to underground fire hydrants: a) To be installed in a water distribution system; b) In size DN 80; c) Suitable for a maximum allowable operating pressure (PFA) of 1.6 MPa or 2.5 MPa (16 bar or 25 bar); d) With valves of the wedge-gate type or the screw-down type; e) With one outlet.

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    Committee FSH/17/1
    Development Note Supersedes BS 750(1984) and 06/30142029 DC. (09/2006) Supersedes 07/30167156 DC. (01/2008)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    BS 336(2010) : 2010 SPECIFICATION FOR FIRE HOSE COUPLINGS AND ANCILLARY EQUIPMENT
    08/30142158 DC : DRAFT NOV 2008 BS 5834-2 - SURFACE BOXES, GUARDS AND UNDERGROUND CHAMBERS FOR GAS AND UTILITIES' PURPOSES - PART 2: SPECIFICATION FOR SURFACE BOXES
    08/30176707 DC : DRAFT APR 2008 BS 336 - SPECIFICATION FOR FIRE HOSE COUPLINGS AND ANCILLARY EQUIPMENT
    BS 336(1989) : 1989 SPECIFICATION FOR FIRE HOSE COUPLINGS AND ANCILLARY EQUIPMENT

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    BS EN 10088-1:2014 Stainless steels List of stainless steels
    BS EN 1074-2 : 2000 VALVES FOR WATER SUPPLY - FITNESS FOR PURPOSE REQUIREMENTS AND APPROPRIATE VERIFICATION TESTS - PART 2: ISOLATING VALVES
    BS EN 12165:2011 COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS - WROUGHT AND UNWROUGHT FORGING STOCK
    BS EN 12167:2011 COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS - PROFILES AND BARS FOR GENERAL PURPOSES
    BS 6920-1(2000) : 2000 SUITABILITY OF NON-METALLIC PRODUCTS FOR USE IN CONTACT WITH WATER INTENDED FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION WITH REGARD TO THEIR EFFECT ON THE QUALITY OF THE WATER - PART 1: SPECIFICATION
    BS EN 14339 : 2005 UNDERGROUND FIRE HYDRANTS
    BS 336(1989) : 1989 SPECIFICATION FOR FIRE HOSE COUPLINGS AND ANCILLARY EQUIPMENT
    BS 4164(2002) : 2002 SPECIFICATION FOR COAL-TAR-BASED HOT-APPLIED COATING MATERIALS FOR PROTECTING IRON AND STEEL, INCLUDING A SUITABLE PRIMER
    BS EN 1092-2:1997 Flanges and their joints. Circular flanges for pipes, valves, fittings and accessories, PN designated Cast iron flanges
    BS EN 1563:2011 FOUNDING - SPHEROIDAL GRAPHITE CAST IRONS
    BS 9990(2006) : 2006 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR NON-AUTOMATIC FIRE-FIGHTING SYSTEMS IN BUILDINGS
    BS 5163-1(2004) : 2004 VALVES FOR WATERWORKS PURPOSES - PART 1: PREDOMINANTLY KEY-OPERATED CAST IRON GATE VALVES - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS 1610-1(1992) : 1992 MATERIALS TESTING MACHINES AND FORCE VERIFICATION EQUIPMENT - SPECIFICATION FOR THE GRADING OF THE FORCES APPLIED BY MATERIALS TESTING MACHINES WHEN USED IN THE COMPRESSION MODE
    BS 3416(1991) : 1991 SPECIFICATION FOR BITUMEN-BASED COATINGS FOR COLD APPLICATION, SUITABLE FOR USE IN CONTACT WITH POTABLE WATER
    BS EN 1092-3:2003 (published 2016-04) Flanges and their joints. Circular flanges for pipes, valves, fittings and accessories, PN designated Copper alloy flanges
    BS 1610-2(1985) : 1985 MATERIALS TESTING MACHINES FOR THE GRADING AND FORCE VERIFICATION EQUIPMENT - SPECIFICATION FOR THE GRADING OF EQUIPMENT USED FOR THE VERIFICATION OF THE FORCES APPLIED BY MATERIALS TESTING MACHINES
    BS EN 1074-6 : 2008 VALVES FOR WATER SUPPLY - FITNESS FOR PURPOSE REQUIREMENTS AND APPROPRIATE VERIFICATION TESTS - PART 6: HYDRANTS
    BS EN 1561:2011 Founding. Grey cast irons
    BS EN 1982:2017 (published 2017-10) Copper and copper alloys. Ingots and castings
    BS 4147(1980) : 1980 SPECIFICATION FOR BITUMEN-BASED HOT-APPLIED COATING MATERIALS FOR PROTECTING IRON AND STEEL, INCLUDING SUITABLE PRIMERS WHERE REQUIRED
    BS EN 12168:1998 COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS - HOLLOW ROD FOR FREE MACHINING PURPOSES
    BS EN 1074-1 : 2000 VALVES FOR WATER SUPPLY - FITNESS FOR PURPOSE REQUIREMENTS AND APPROPRIATE VERIFICATION TESTS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    BS 5163-2(2004) : 2004 VALVES FOR WATERWORKS PURPOSES - PART 2: STEM CAPS FOR USE ON ISOLATING VALVES AND ASSOCIATED WATER CONTROL APPARATUS - SPECIFICATION
    BS EN 12163:2011 COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS - ROD FOR GENERAL PURPOSES
    BS EN 12164:2011 COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS - ROD FOR FREE MACHINING PURPOSES
    BS 1610-3(1990) : 1990 MATERIALS TESTING MACHINES AND FORCE VERIFICATION EQUIPMENT - SPECIFICATION FOR THE GRADING OF THE FORCES APPLIED BY DEADWEIGHT AND LEVER CREEP TESTING MACHINES
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