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NIOEC-SP-47-27(1

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PLAN/PRJ/SUB UNIT PHASE DISCIPLAN E DOCUMENT TYPE SERIAL NO. REV. NO. NO. OF PAGES:14 DATE

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OCTOBER, 2006

NATIONAL IRANIAN OIL REFINING & DISTRIBUTION COMPANY

NATIONAL IRANIAN OIL ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION COMPANY

NIOEC SPECIFICATION FOR

FIRE FIGHTING EQUIPMENT AND FACILITIES

FIRST EDITION OCTOBER, 2006

THIS SPECIFICATION IS THE PROPERTY OF NATIONAL IRANIAN OIL ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION COMPANY. IT IS CONFIDENTIAL AND ALL RIGHTS RESERVED TO THE OWNER. NEITHER WHOLE NOR ANY PART OF THIS DOCUMENT MAY BE DISCLOSED TO ANY THIRD PARTY, REPRODUCTED, STORED IN ANY RETRIEVAL SYSTEM OR TRANSMITTED IN ANY FORM OR BY ANY MEANS WITHOUT THE PRIOR WRITTEN CONSENT OF THE NATIONAL IRANIAN OIL ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION COMPANY

2006 NIOEC-SP-47-27(1) .OCTOBER.

A.R. PAGE REVISION INDEX REV.R. 5 4 3 2 1 0 OCTOBER. WHEN APPROVED EACH REVISION SHALL BE CONSIDERED AS A PART OF THE ORIGINAL DOCUMENT. 2005 M.SAJEDI M. 2006 JULY.KHEZRI M. NUMBER OF PAGES EXCLUDES THIS SHEET AND THE COVER SHEET.KHEZRI M.A.FARZAM M. REMARKS RELATED TO EACH REVISION SHOW A BRIEF DESCRIPTION. DATE PREPARED CHECKED APPROVED AUTHORIZED .A.OCTOBER.FARZAM M. THESE REMARKS SHALL BE INTERPRETED IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE REVISED TEXT MARKED BY REVISION NUMBERS. PAGE 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 X X X X X X X X X X X 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 NOTES: 1) 2) 3) 4) THIS SHEET IS A RECORD OF ALL REVISIONS TO THIS SPECIFICATION. PAGE 1 2 3 4 5 REV.A. PAGE 1 X 2 3 4 5 REV.SAJEDI REV. 2006 NIOEC-SP-47-27(1) REV.

2 2 3 3 3 5 6 11 13 13 CONTENTS: 1. 2006 NIOEC-SP-47-27(1) PAGE NO. INSPECTION & TESTS 10. DESIGN BASIS 7. EQUIPMENT SPECIFICATION 9. PREPARATION FOR SHIPMENT 1 . UNITS 4. DESIGN REQUIREMENTS 8. DESCRIPTION OF SYSTEM 6.OCTOBER. REFERENCES 3. SCOPE 2. DEFINITIONS & TERMINOLOGY 5.

it does not cover fire resistant construction. or general regulations affecting personnel or equipment.5013-1/1 “Standard DWG Underground & Misc. 24 “Fire Extinguishers.1 This Specification covers the design basis of fire fighting facilities and fixed equipment to be employed for the prevention. 15 Code No. Portable” “Low Expansion Foam and Combined Agent Systems” “Carbon Dioxide Extinguishing System” “Standpipe Private Hydrant and Hose Systems” “Water spray Fixed Systems for Fire Protection” “Fire Pumps. the edition cited applies. 12 Code No. 14 Code No. For dated references. ASME (AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING) ASME B16. For undated references. REFERENCES Throughout this Specification the following dated and undated standards/codes are referred to.3 An approved altering and communicating system is required with fire detector systems for special risks. 11 Code No.OCTOBER. 2. electric bonding or earthing. 1.5 “Steel pipe flanges and flange fittings” NIOEC-SP (NIOEC SPECIFICATIONS) NIOEC-SP-00-10 NIOEC-SP-00-66 NIOEC-SP-46-16 NIOEC-SP-47-32 NIOEC-SP-50-01 NIOEC-SP-90-52 “NIOEC Specification for Units” “NIOEC Specification for Liquid & Gas Transfer & Storage” “NIOEC Specification for Fire Water Pumps” “NIOEC Specification for Co2 Extinguishing System” “NIOEC Specification for General Piping. SCOPE 1. 20 Code No. 2006 NIOEC-SP-47-27(1) 1. 1. insulation or fireproofing. trenching or fire-walling.2 Interchangeability of equipment within Refineries shall be a primary consideration. the latest edition of the referenced document (including any supplements and amendments) applies. Centrifugal” “Private Fire Service Mains and their Appurtenances” 2 . 10 Code No. Process and Utility Design. Equipment Layout and Drawing Procedure” “NIOEC Specification for packing and packages” NIOEC-SD (NIOEC STANDARD DRAWINGS) NIOEC-SD. The applicability of changes in dated references that occur after the cited date shall mutually be agreed upon by the company and the Vendor/Contractor. control and extinguishing of Refinery fires. These referenced documents shall. Piping Details” NFPA (NATIONAL FIRE PROTECTION ASSOCIATION CODES) Code No. to the extent specified herein. form a part of this Specification.

portable fire extinguishers. hose reels. . DESCRIPTION OF SYSTEMS 5. fire water. fixed and portable water monitors and outdoor/indoor hose reels).Fire training area including all facilities and connections “Specification for fire hose couplings and ancillary equipment” 3 .Fixed water cooling system for tanks containing hydrocarbons.Fixed water spray system for LPG spheres.Fire water storage and fire water pumping/distribution systems (including outdoor water hydrants.Fire extinguishers . DEFINITIONS AND TERMINOLOGY 4. For Remote Instrument Buildings (RIB) the same philosophy of substations should be applied.Semi – fixed foam extinguishing system complete with CF3I ream seal protection system (sub-surface and top pouring foam extinguishing system) for tanks containing flammable liquids. CO2 system.2 Purchaser: Means National Iranian Oil Engineering and Construction Company in cases where this Specification is part of direct order by NIOEC and contractor where this Specification is part of contract Documents.OCTOBER. no fire detectors are required in the cable voids but CO2 extraction fan is required. CO2 distribution piping shall be extended to the cable void. unless otherwise specified. . mobile fire fighting equipment (fire trucks). The following fire protection systems shall be provided for the project. . . 4.1 Company: Means National Iranian Oil Engineering & Construction Company. . hydrant nozzles. Fire fighting activities may be carried out on the burning facility using monitors.Steam extinguishing system (Snuffing steam) .1 The philosophy adopted in the design of fire fighting facilities shall be that Fire Fighting facilities shall be sized adequately and designed for fighting two major fires simultaneously occurring in the refinery and/or tankage area.CO2 extinguishing system for substations and Gas Turbine Generators. steam extinguishing means. UNITS International system of units (SI) shall be used in accordance with NIOEC-SP-00-10.Where under floor cable void is provided. foam system. 5. CO2 extinguishing system shall also be provided for “Battery Room” of substation . . 2006 NIOEC-SP-47-27(1) BRITISH STANDARD BS – 336 3. 4. bullets and large separators containing light oils likely to cause BLEVE (Boiling Liquid Expanded Vapor Explosion). etc.

automatically. a tank bounded area or a LPG scheme is considered as a single hazard. 5.35 barg discharge pressure of fire water pumps (for design purpose). Adequite space for maintenance and suitable overhead crane with adequate capacity for heaviest load shall be provided. Water shall be available for mechanical Foam systems and also.3 The installed main pumping capacity shall be based on the total consumption in any one process area (defined as an area in which the fire can be confined without significant danger of the fire spreading to an adjacent area) of 818 m3/h at 10. using a Hazen-Williams coefficient of 100 for carbon steel pipe and Hardy Cross formula. All pump drivers shall have totally independent power supply. Adequate supply of water must be made available in accordance with National Fire Code. 2006 NIOEC-SP-47-27(1) 5. The fire water system shall be sized adequately and designed for fighting two major fires simultaneously occurring in the refinery and/or tankage area (the most cases of two major fires in the refinery. for the cooling of equipment and structures near a fire. and company. Note that each process unit. 818 m3/h and shall be determined on the basis of the total consumption as needed for cooling of the adjacent tanks next to the tank under fire with inclusion of sprinkler waters. or one major fire in the refinery and one major fire in the tankage area). The system design shall conform to NFPA code No. Basically. Standby pumps diesel driven with total capacity same as the main pumps shall also be supplied. other off-site areas.. Water for fire fighting shall be provided by an independent fire ring main fed by the fire pumps and normally cross connected to the Refinery cooling water system.2 Water shall be applied by means of hose and branch pipes using jet.1. it shall be "spared" and both pumps shall have a capacity of 113m3/h (500 gal/min) to compensate for leakages.The jockey pumps shall maintain the pressure in the fire water line system to 10.1. The required flow rate to be supplied to the tankage area shall be min. (For pump station the capacity of jockey pump shall be 15m3/h) 4 . Driver of main and standby pump shall be sized at 110% of the maximum power absorbed by pumps at full load to avoid overloading if there is a pressure drop in the system at full capacity. The motor driven main pumps shall come into service automatically and diesel driven pumps shall have on and off switches at the fire station and power station room (utility board). 5. etc. 24.. tankage area. requirements and approval.35 barg to any group of tanks. buildings. spray or fog nozzles. or by fixed or portable monitors preferably with interchangeable nozzles for water or foam jets. If a jockey pump is used in refinery. Sizing of main fire water-distribution line shall be based an all lines being in service. A building of adequate size shall be provided to house fire water pumps.OCTOBER. the flow velocity in the piping system shall not exceed 1. Provision should be made for pumping from storage tanks or other reliable sources.1.83 m/sec at 10. Each main pump shall have a pumping capacity of 818 m3/h.35 barg. The fire water pumps shall have suction line access to the raw water line and raw water tanks for emergency purposes and shall be located at least 30 m from fire water tanks.35 barg simultaneously with the required flow rate at 10.1 The fire water system shall provide water for fire fighting and fire protection for the process units. utility area.

permanently secured to monitor hydrants shall be installed.1.35 barg. The fire water system shall be pressurized and maintained at a pressure of 10. Water flow calculated for applying foam on a single largest tank under fire shall be considered. All fixed water monitors shall be carefully placed to avoid unnecessary obstructions like pipe lines and support columns.7 Fixed water fog systems may be employed. Clear access must be provided for all fixed water monitors. Water requirement for cooling of tanks. if the exposure tank is in the middle of two tanks. Fire hydrants shall be maximum 45 meters apart in process and utility area and maximum 60 meters apart in the off-site area. These areas will be protected by fixed water monitors. . In general.4 For design purposes the flow velocity in the piping system shall not exceed 1.1. 5. where very large quantities of water in jet or fog forms are required.83m/s@ 10. b. maximum three tanks other than tank under fire.35 barg by jockey pump. All fixed water monitors shall be placed at ground level in order to enable easy operation and so as to provide effective cooling. 5. fixed monitors. Use of portable water monitors is recommended in combination with fixed water monitors. . Firewater flow rate for supplementary stream shall be based on using two single hydrants outlet and two monitors. hydrogen plants. 6.1. all hydrants must be easily accessible.. etc. 2006 NIOEC-SP-47-27(1) 5.6 In locations.5 Fire hose reels shall be located in each process unit and utility (Boiler area) normally 30-45m apart at certain strategic points. monitors shall be at least 15m away from equipment to be protected.1 Fire Water Demand Maximum firewater demand for process units and tank farm area is calculated on the hereunder basis: Fire water requirements in tank farm It shall be calculated as follows: a. if the exposure tank is in the center of three tanks. 5 . hose reels are not required for protection of elevated platform or fin fans containing hydrocarbons. However.One third of surface of the adjacent tanks.Half of the surface of the adjacent tanks. Total water requirement for tank farm area shall be (a) + (b) + (c). 5. but their location generally will be determined in relation to the plant to be protected. shall be considered. DESIGN BASIS 6.1. extinguishing. Outdoor hose reels shall be mounted on a frame to facilitate waist level operation. cooling or restricting a fire in areas of high fire risk where immediate action is necessary. c. such as LPG Storage and bullets.OCTOBER.

Firewater flow rate shall be 10.OCTOBER. size of lines. Optionally.0 l/min/m2 of protected surfaces.1 Process Unit Manual operated water spray system shall be provided for the following equipment: Pumps handling hot hydrocarbon operating at a temperature higher than flash point.2 l/min/m2 of developed surface. seals.2.1 The Piping Specification shall cover the piping layout. Water requirement of spray system in a process segment.2 Tank Farm Area The LPG pressure storage spheres. general location of hydrants. 6.1.3 Hydrant and Monitors One single Hydrant outlet: 60m3/h (950 l/m) One monitor: 120 m3/h (1900 l/m). Firewater rate shall be 12. 7. Water application density for tank cooling shall be 4. NFPA 15 should be consulted for other design requirements. The applications rate shall be not less than 20. balance lines. 6. 6 .6 m beyond the pump periphery. bullets and large separators shall be protected by automatic water spray system. Only the mechanical part of the pump. including water rates. Total water requirement for process units shall be (a) + (b). 7.1 Piping 7. location of block and flushing valves.2. and lubrication connections. gage connections. and include suction and discharge parting flanges. check valves. and other critical parts.2. the spray envelope may be extended 0.2 Firewater Application Rate 6. which contains hydrocarbons. DESIGN REQUIREMENTS 7. the entire pump including the shaft. Pressure vessels. drums and reactors. as a minimum. block valves.1 l/min/m2 of tank surface. Water requirement for monitors to cover a process segment (minimum two monitors) plus two single outlet hydrants at a time. 2006 NIOEC-SP-47-27(1) Firewater requirement in process units Firewater demand shall be calculated as follows: a.4 l/min/m2 of the projected envelope area at grade level. The water spray should be designed to envelope. and design conditions. 6. shall be deluged. fire pump location. b.1.2 Connection shall not be provided for permanent use of fire water other than for fire fighting.

2. lateral foam pipes extended from outside bound walls. This system shall complete with CF3I rim seal protection system. one lateral pipe shall be provided for every two foam discharge outlets on the covered floating roof tanks.3 Utility Stations 7 . Basically. 7. Semi-fixed top pouring foam extinguishing system shall be provided for covered floating roof tanks containing flammable liquids and tanks containing high-viscosity hydrocarbons (such as refinery fuel oil)and slop oil . Hand wheel extension details shall be according to standard drawing no. The lateral pipes shall be terminated with foam solution inlet-hose connections (2-1/2" British Instantaneous Coupling male) outside bound wall. This system may comprise either a fixed installation or portable equipment.2 All fixed foam installations should be designed to reduce time lag in charging service lines to a minimum.5 Fire water distribution network shall be of loop and ring design. 7. Valve boxes shall be large enough for easy access to valves for repair and removal. 7.1. In each process unit area. 7. utility area. hand railing shall be installed to wind girders for the safety of fire fighters when fighting rim fires. Piping inside the bound wall shall be above grade and foam solution inlet hose connections outside bound wall shall be at least 15m away from the tank to be protected. 2006 NIOEC-SP-47-27(1) 7.5 In case of floating roof tanks.4 All main block valves shall be operable from grade and shall be mounted in underground valve boxes. The system shall consist of foam discharge outlets. 7. and provision made for draining all services after use. 45m dia.2.1.2. and bund wall area isolation should be such that at least 50% of hydrants and hose reels remain in service.11. Foam generators of sub surface foam system shall be mounted on mobile fire trucks. Valve boxes shall be filled with removable insulating material to protect valve and pipe from frost. per Standard drawing no.2. Semi-fixed sub surface and top pouring foam extinguishing system shall be designed and installed in accordance with NFPA Code No.4 For aviation fuel storage tanks with internal floating screen subsurface foam injection shall be used combined with inert gas blanketing. NIOEC-SD5013-1/1. 7.2 Foam 7. Fixed RIMSEAL pouring foam extinguishing system shall be provided for floating roof tanks containing flammable liquids.1 Foam generators shall be based on mechanical air foam generation only.3 Sufficient isolating valves and cross links shall be provided so that a section of the fire main can be taken out of service without interrupting supplies of water.2. 7. 7. Foam solution will be distributed from the system by fire truck(s).1.3 Semi-fixed sub-surface foam injection system shall be provided for fixed roof tanks containing flammable liquids. and above. foam generators.OCTOBER. NIOEC-SD-5013-1/1.

3 The steam hoses shall be 3/4" size and 15m in length.3. 7. 3/4". Acid and Chemical Plants 8 . Crude storage tanks only will be provided with the cooling ring divided in two sections. At least.1 Utility Stations for steam. Each indoor hose reel shall consist of a cabinet. one (1) water hose and one (1) steam hose shall be provided for each two (2) utility stations.5 Storage tanks 7. with 30 meters hose reel equipped with 1 1/2" hose and a 19mm nozzle. 2006 NIOEC-SP-47-27(1) 7. Each hose reel assembly shall incorporate a quick opening Lever operating on/off ball valve and terminate in a-1/2" gunmetal NST (National Fire Hose Connection screw Threads) female coupling. The same union is used to join hose lengths. Length of each hose shall be minimum 15 meters. 7.7 Chemical Stores.4 Steam Systems Snuffing steam shall be made available at furnace header boxes and fire boxes.2 Fixed water cooling system shall be provided for all tanks containing hydrocarbon in order to provide exposure protection against radiant heat from the fire.5. recess mounted for the Administration and surface mounted for other buildings.3 Storage tank spacing shall be per NIOEC-SP-00-66 requirements. The system shall consist of water cooling ring(s) with open cooling spray nozzles on the tank shell surface and on the top of fixed roof tanks. The system shall be manually activated. in addition to adequate spacing between tanks.1 Floating Roof Tanks: These shall be equipped with earth bonds from floating deck to tank shells. Administration Buildings and Laboratories) Hose reels shall be connected to fire water mains and mounted on swivel or other suitable fittings on the basis of NFPA code 14. Asphalt storage tanks shall not be equipped with any permanent fire fighting facilities. 7. 7.3. They shall be suitable for 20 barg steam pressure and be provided with 3/4" standard pipe thread male couplings on both ends. water and air shall be located throughout the operating areas. per NIOEC-SP-50-01.5. 7.3. gated lateral pipes which is extended from the outside of bound wall and is branched off from the fire water main distribution line. 7. integral seat steel unions shall be used to join hoses to the 3/4" supply line.5. They shall have a protective outer covering of woven wire mesh.6 General Stores (Work shop & ware House. Shut-off valve(s) shall be placed at the outside of the bound wall and at least 15m away from the tank shell to be protected.OCTOBER.300#. 7. The hoses should be suitable for use with high pressure steam (20 bar steam) and should be electrically continuous or both ends of hoses bonded against static electricity. 7. except for available high pressure water streams for cooling purposes.2 Steam lance hose assemblies should be carried on a suitable rack adjacent to the steam point.

9 Detection and Alarm System Fire detection system and alarm system shall be provided for Gas Turbine Generator and enclosure and the substation buildings with CO2 Extinguishing system described in article 6.8. no fire detectors are required in the cable voids but CO2 extraction fan is required. The indication of Fire alarm signal from CO2 Extinguishing system shall be made nearest control room. gated lateral pipes branched off from the fire water main distribution line. Dedicated system will be provided for each storage sphere and LPG bullets for which respectively only one system will be provided. CO2 extinguishing system shall also be provided for “Battery Room” of substation .Where. bullets and large separators containing light oils likely to cause BLEVE (Boiling Liquid Expanded Vapor Explosion). 7. Shut-off valve(s) shall be placed at least 15m away from the equipment to be protected. 12 and on the basis of Specification NIOEC-SP-47-32.11. 7.0 1/min/m2 of protected surfaces. The automatically actuated spray system shall be provided with pressure storage spheres and bullets. excluded from this Specification.11 Fire Extinguishers 7.10 Fixed Water Spray System Fixed water spray system shall be provided for LPG spheres. 7. 15. 2006 NIOEC-SP-47-27(1) Included in this general reference are all cases where the specified nature of the products and the system of segregation and storage adopted necessitates application of specific fire protection methods. The system shall also be manually activated. For Remote Instrument Buildings (RIB) the same philosophy of substations should be applied. Emergency warning and communication with the Fire Station will be made through Fire Telephone System for which separate design basis will be provided and therefore. under floor cable void is provided. The system shall consist of water spray ring with open spray nozzles. Fire detection system shall be provided for rim seal space of floating roof tank. 7. the Gas Turbine enclosure in accordance with NFPA code No. Water application density shall be 12.8 CO2 extinguishing system CO2 Extinguishing System shall be provided for Gas Turbine Generator and Substation Building. on the basis of NFPA Code No.OCTOBER.1 Extinguisher shall be furnished as follows: Fire class A (ordinary combustible) B (flammable liquids and gases) C (energized electrical equipment) Extinguisher Size and Type 4kg multi-purpose dry chemical 9kg and/or 50kg wheeled Potassium bicarbonate dry chemical 4kg multipurpose dry Chemical (6kg CO2 for power Station instead of BCF) 9 . CO2 distribution piping shall be extended to the cable void.

4kg multi-purpose dry chemical extinguishers shall be located in the electrical substation and 6kg CO2 extinguishers shall be located in the power station. two (2) 9kg dry chemical extinguishers and one (1) wheeled type dry chemical extinguisher shall be provided for each corner of a dike except a small bounded area and be located outside the dike. 2) Process. One 9kg portable dry chemical extinguisher shall be provided for each island. 9kg dry chemical extinguishers shall also be provided on overhead main platform with stairway access.11. 2006 NIOEC-SP-47-27(1) Each portable and wheeled extinguisher located outside shall be provided with a cover sheet suitable for direct sunshine. 9kg dry chemical extinguishers shall be located in pump and compressor areas. 7. One 50kg dry chemical extinguisher shall be provided for every four bays. columns. "Description of Systems". Extinguishers shall be located so that the basic maximum travel distance to extinguishers (a) applicable to flammable liquids. 4) In the oil storage tank area. 3) Buildings and shelters shall be protected as follows: 4kg multi-purpose dry chemical extinguishers shall be located according to Para.2 The various types of extinguishers to be provided in different areas of the refinery shall be as follows: 1) General Extinguishers shall be mounted on walls. the capacity of dry chemical extinguishers may be changed.12 Special Applications Applications of fire-fighting systems to plants. On overhead structures.2 kg shall be mounted so that the extinguisher top is not more than 1.7m. oils. Based on experience from the existing refinery. Extinguisher units weighting less than 18. In this connection. gases.OCTOBER. utility areas shall be protected as follows: 9kg dry chemical extinguishers shall be provided along main access ways. They shall be installed on the hangers or in the brackets supplied. unless the extinguishers are of wheeled type. areas or equipment not specially mentioned above shall be determined by their particular requirements as defined in Subsection 5. (1) above. is 15.2m above the floor. etc. and at least 9kg dry chemical extinguishers shall be provided outside the fenced enclosure gate for oil immersed transformers. etc. Such applications cover systems for operation in cases of general fire. 10 . 50kg wheeled type dry chemical extinguishers shall be located at suitable points as well as the installation of portable extinguishers. (b) applicable to ordinary combustible materials is 22. 7. the extinguisher locations shall be near stairway landings.25m. the distance factor in the piping characteristics of each system should be considered. 5) Extinguishers shall be provided for truck loading racks.

Operating stem nut to be pentagon. where such equipment is specified. The length of the 5" suction hose required between the hydrants and fire truck shall not exceed 4. Model B-50-B (M. 8. suitable for freezing condition. 8. compression type. D.5m and 0. – 336. Equipment in fire training area shall be furnished and installed by contractor. in accordance with British Standard B.1) or equivalent.25m respectively.25.C. complete with cap and chain. 2006 NIOEC-SP-47-27(1) 7. 1-1/2" point to flat.5m where large pipe bends or drainage ditches may hinder access from hydrants to process areas or tank farms.67 meters. Each fire hydrant and hydrant with monitor shall be equipped with 1" drain pipe to sewer line or other (as per note 4 of Standard drawing No.701. subject to Company’s approval. 7.10.(ASME B 16. Fire hydrants shall be cast iron (5 inch main valve). The 2-1/2" and 5" connections shall be located so that the distances between the bottom of the connection caps and finished grade are a minimum of 0. Hydrants shall be located 11 .1. standard trim.1 Fire Hydrants A. Final inlet flange of the hydrant shall be 6" 250 Ib R. S. With suitable wrench.13 Fire Station and Mobile Equipment Fire station shall be designed and constructed in accordance with the Contract requirement. Mobile equipment shall also be provided in accordance with the Contract requirements. 96. B.14 Fire Training Area and Facilities Fire training area shall be installed in order to provide training exercise against simulated incidents. NIOEC-SD5013-1/1 and pits filled with removable. Hydrants shall be Standard American Darling Valve and Manufacturing Company.OCTOBER. Fire hydrants shall be installed in pits as per Standard drawing No. F.1 Fire Fighting Equipment 8. EQUIPMENT – SPECIFICATION The following fire protection equipment used with water or air foam systems shall be purchased. Operating steam nut to open left (counter clockwise). NIOECSD-5013-1/1).5) on the side flanged base (as per hydrants to be suitable for 14 barg working pressure with automatic drain valve. Pumper connection to be female round thread. The 5" pumper connection shall face the roadway wherever installed and shall be at right angles to the hose nozzle connection. All hydrants shall be Freeze-proof unless otherwise minimum temperature of site condition never reaches below zero. self draining with two 2 1/2"-8NPT-MALE hose nozzle connections 180ْ apart and one 5" pumper connection.S. C. E. Arrangement of equipment shall be approved by NIOEC. S. Hydrants shall be located on the road side of all pipe lines or drainage ditches. suitable insulating material to protect the hydrant and pipe from frost.E. Trench depth to be 1.

E. Hydrants to be suitable for 14 barg working pressure. The pressure rise at shut-off should not exceed 20 percent or 14 barg. Freeze-proof.3 Hose Reel Hydrants – For Climates Subject to Freezing Weather A. B. The radiator should be equipped with a special electrical heater for winter time.1. the fuel tank shall have sufficient capacity of 24 hours of continuous operation. C. 8. D. Hose reel hydrants shall be all bronze (2" valve opening).1.2 Valves for Fire Hydrants Valves for 2 1/2" outlet fire hydrants shall be of gunmetal. hand wheel operation. In tankage areas where fixed air foam laterals are installed.35 barg min. self-drain hose reel hydrants shall be No. Where located on roadsides simple vertical crash posts shall be erected between road and hydrant.5 Hoses and Couplings Outdoor use Hose coupling shall be standardized as follows: 12 . For diesel engine drivers for fire pumps. Where the pressure can build up to exceed the design rating of the lines. 8. counter-clockwise valve opening. suitable for above ground installation. single lug instantaneous pressure release FEMALE coupling. solid wedge gate type. The main firewater pumps should be equipped for automatic and manual starting. B. 140 National Type "A" American Foundry and Manufacturing Co. a pressure relief valve discharging into the suction or source of supply shall be provided. single outlet. Outlet to be 2 1/2". self draining with one 2" NPT FEMALE hose reel nozzle connection and one 2" NPT FEMALE inlet. 8. Fire Hose reel hydrants shall be 2" sizing throughout.67meter. Trench depth to be 1.4 Pumps and Drivers A. 8. outside screw and yoke. Pumps shall be of horizontal construction. suitable for freezing conditions. the standby pump shall be push button start. 2006 NIOEC-SP-47-27(1) near access ways or walkways across such obstructions. discharge pressure at rated capacity. Diesel driven pumps shall be installed indoors at a safe location. The screen shall be cleanable with the pumps in service.1. or equivalent. hydrants shall be located in relation to terminus of air foam laterals so that the total length of hose from hydrant to fire truck and from fire truck to foam lateral does not exceed 38m. Inlet shall be 2 1/2" NPT FEMALE Compatible with 2 1/2" hose nozzle connection of each hydrant. Fire pumps shall be according to NIOEC-SP-46-16 and designed for 10. F. Continuous positive pump suction or a means of priming shall be provided. compression type.1. Suitable suction strainer shall be provided.OCTOBER.

S. 250 Ib R. Hose coupling shall be of gunmetal alloy construction. they shall be furnished with a combination straight stream fog nozzle with a water capacity of 120 m3/h at 7 barg inlet pressure.D. a 4" . Fire hydrants with monitor shall be equipped with a 5 inch main valve.OCTOBER. 2006 NIOEC-SP-47-27(1) 1) All outlet coupling shall be female and inlet coupling male. similar to the American Reeling devices # R-1 75-25 without crank. two 2 1/2" – 8 NPT MALE hose nozzle connections 180ْ apart and 2 1/2" outlet hydrant valves with instantaneous coupling. Size In 1-1/2 I. with precompiled male and female 65mm BIC couplings. INSPECTION & TESTS 9.1. with 1 1/2" B2. 2) Pressure connections for collapsible hose shall be 65= (2-1/2") conforming to BS-336 British Instantaneous Coupling (hereinafter called BIC) only. 1 MALE pipe thread connections. confirming BS336.6 Fire Hose Reels for Yard Hydrants Hose reels shall be floor mounted. standard trim. rayon braid neoprene. The main valve of the monitor hydrant shall be hand wheel operated. 15. both conforming to BS-336.5 barg working pressure U. painted red. All monitors shall be gun metal construction with a locking device suitable for unattended operation of the monitor.1.2 The Purchaser's Inspectors shall have free entry to the Vendor's Shop at all times during fabrication or testing.D. PREPARATION FOR SHIPMENT Preparation for shipment shall be in accordance with the following and Manufacture's standards. 9.. Hose Length mm m 64 25 8. etc. Except the above. to provide 13 . complete with 25 meters of 1 1/2" I. Metal cover shall be 1mm steel. valve. Loose hose shall be provided in standard lengths and preoccupied as follows: 65mm collapsible hose in 25m lengths.1. working pressure 15. 9.1 The material fabrication and testing of all equipment shall be subject to inspection by the Purchaser and/or his designated representative. Rubber Style P999 general purpose hose and Powhatan brass 250B adjustable fog nozzle.1 and 7. All monitors shall be hand wheel operated. x2 rayon braid neoprene tube and cover.1.2 shall be applied for the design of monitor hydrant. 10.F flanged monitor outlet and elbow. Buildings fire hose reel.7 Fixed Type Monitors Fixed type monitors shall have deluge fog and jet nozzle assemblies of the lever type. paragraph 7. as per NIOECSD-5013-1/1.5 barg shall be connected directly to fire water supply in the buildings. 8. self draining valve. The manufacturer shall be solely responsible for the adequacy of the Preparation for Shipment employed in respect of materials and application.

OCTOBER. NIOEC-SP-90-52 : NIOEC Specification for packing and packages Note: Requirement of guarantee will be indicated in the Specification of individual fire fighting equipment for purchasing. accordingly. This Specification shall not be used for purchasing work. 2006 NIOEC-SP-47-27(1) materials to their destination in ex-works condition and handled by commercial carrier systems. 14 .