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Kuwait International Airport

The Passenger Terminal Building – Terminal II

SECTION 10 44 00

FIRE PROTECTION SPECIALTIES

PART 1 - GENERAL

1.01 WORK INCLUDED

A. Portable Fire Extinguishers

B. Wheeled Fire Extinguishers

C. Fire Extinguisher Cabinet

D. External Fire Cabinets

1.02 RELATED SECTIONS

A. Section 01 35 14 Special Conditions for Project in Kuwait Area

B. Section 03 30 00 Caste-in-place Concrete

C. Section 06 10 00 Rough Carpentry

D. Section 09 91 13 Exterior Painting

E. Section 09 91 23 Interior Painting

F. Section 21 12 00 Fire Suppression Standpipes System

1.03 REFERENCES

A. National Fire Protection Association:

1. NFPA 10 - Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers

B. Underwriters Laboratories Inc.:

1. UL - Fire Protection Equipment Directory

1.04 SUBMITTALS

A. Section 01 33 00 - Submittal Procedures

B. Shop Drawings: Indicate cabinet physical dimensions, for recessed cabinets/wall


bracket mounted, measurements, location, fire ratings etc.

C. Product Data: Submit extinguisher operational features, colour and finish, anchorage
details.

D. Manufacturer's Installation Instructions: Submit special criteria and wall opening


coordination requirements.

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E. Manufacturer's Certificate: Certify Products meet or exceed specified requirements.

1.05 CLOSEOUT SUBMITTALS

A. Section 01 73 00 - Execution and Section 01 78 00 - Closeout Requirements.

B. Operation and Maintenance Data: Submit test, refill or recharge schedules and re-
certification requirements.

1.06 QUALITY ASSURANCE

A. Sustainable Design Requirements: Follow Section 01 81 13

1.07 JOB CONDITIONS

A. Section 01 60 00 - Product Requirements: Environmental conditions affecting products


on site.

B. Do not install extinguishers when ambient temperature is capable of freezing


extinguisher ingredients.

1.08 DELIVERY AND STORAGE

A. Deliver materials in original unopened containers of packing clearly labelled with


manufacture’s name, brand name, and instruction for use, all Identifying numbers, and
UL Labels.

B. Store materials in a clean dry area protected from water and direct sunlight.

PART 2 - PRODUCTS

2.01 ACCEPTABLE MANUFACTURERS:

A. Wheeled Fire Extinguishers

1. Ansul, USA

2. NAFFCO, UAE

3. Eversafe, Malaysia

B. Portable Fire Extinguishers

1. Angus Fire, UK

2. Ansul, USA

3. Britania Fire, UK

4. Fireguard Safety Equipment Co Ltd., UK

5. Amerex, USA

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2.02 PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS

A. Portable extinguishers shall have Stainless steel tank / Copper tank with polished and
clear coated finish shells with floor stand (injection moulded plastic shells shall be
considered for approval, when contents are not stored under pressure - i.e. those with
pressure cartridges) internal lining of polypropylene or similar material and external
enamel finish over rust proofing. Colour of finishing shall be coded as follows:

1. Carbon Dioxide Black

2. Water Red

3. BCF Green

4. Dry Powder Blue

B. Extinguishers shall have labels attached, which states the date of last inspection, next
due date and the name and address of the inspection agency.

1. Water pressure: 9 litres (2 gallons) capacity, stainless steel tank/copper tank


with polished and clear coated finish, pressurized with granular soda, flexible
discharge pipe with nozzle, trigger valve, controllable discharge

2. CO2: 6 Kg capacity, stainless / cast steel tank with pressure gage; flexible
discharge hose and long, plastic horn, trigger type operating lever and safety
locking pin

3. Dry powder: 5 kg capacity, stainless steel/cast steel tank with pressure gage,
flexible discharge hose and nozzle / fixed nozzle, trigger type operating lever,
safety locking pin, wall mounting bracket and integral mounting hook

4. BCF: 5 kg, stainless / cast steel tank with flexible discharge hose and nozzle,
trigger type operating lever and safety locking pin

2.03 WHEELED FIRE EXTINGUISHERS

A. Dry Powder

1. Large extinguisher with 25 / 50 kg powder, external nitrogen cylinder for


propelling the charge, 7.5 m long flexible hose with suitable discharge nozzle
etc., all mounted on a trolley with handle, brackets for winding the hose and
solid rubber tires

2. Suitable protective covers shall be provided for units exposed to the elements.

2.04 FIRE CABINETS

A. Sheet Metal Cabinets: Fabricated stainless steel sheet enclosures, suitable for
recessed or surface mounted installation, will have the following characteristics:

1. Joints of the cabinet shall be welded and ground smooth

2. Hinges shall be solid pin type (machined from steel rods), welded to cabinet
and door

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3. Door edges shall be boxed and have recessed handle in stainless steel
escutcheon and cylinder lock with latch

4. View window shall be fitted with 4 mm thick, wired glass with inscriptions as
appropriate

5. Foam rubber strips shall be adhered to doorframe and under glass edges to
prevent rattling and to make the enclosure dust proof

6. Integral architrave shall be provided for recessed cabinets, as appropriate

PART 3 - EXECUTION

3.01 EXAMINATION

A. Section 01 31 19 – Projects Meetings.

B. Verify rough openings for cabinet are correctly sized and located.

3.02 INSTALLATION

A. Install cabinets plumb and level in wall openings, maximum 1220 mm from finished
floor to top of extinguisher handle.

B. Install wall brackets, maximum 1220 mm from finished floor to top of extinguisher
handle.

C. Secure rigidly in place.

D. Place extinguishers and accessories in cabinets or on wall brackets.

E. Position cabinet signage as required by KFD.

3.03 SCHEDULES

A. As indicated on the contract drawings and as required by KFD

END OF SECTION

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