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This Section specifies materials, methods, and equipment to be used for automatic sprinkler system, standpipe system, fire pump system and related fire protection piping to 5 ft outside building. As shown on drawings, system(s) shall consist of: Each wet pipe zone shall begin with: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. D. Zone control valve with tamper switch. Check Valve (Combined standpipes). Flow switch. Inspectors test and drain valve. Pressure gauge.
This Section specifies design criteria for fire protection system. Zone and main piping layouts of fire protection system have been established, as it relates to architecture, structure and mechanical/electrical systems. Fire Protection Contractor, based on these layouts, shall produce installation drawings which are also referred to as shop drawings in this Specification.
RELATED WORK: A. B. C. D. E. Section 20 0513 – Motors Section 20 0520 - Excavation and Backfill Section 20 0549 - Seismic Anchorage and Restraints Section 20 0553 - Mechanical Systems Identification Section 28 3116 - Multiplexed Fire Detection and Alarm Systems
QUALITY ASSURANCE: A. Codes and Standards: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. B. NFPA 13, Installation of Sprinkler Systems NFPA 20, Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection NFPA 30, Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code NFPA 45, Fire Protection for Laboratories Using Chemicals NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm Code Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Fire Protection Equipment Directory California Building Code – Latest Version City of Los Angeles Fire Code – Latest Version California Fire Code – Latest Version Title 19 of California Code of Regulations University of Southern California Design Standards
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Hanger Assemblies. Tamper Switches. Pressure Gauges. 5. 4. Distortion or misrepresentation of qualification evidence may result in Contract cessation. 11. All relays. Contractor shall be licensed in the State of California for Installation of Fire Protection Systems. Contractor shall submit pre-qualification evidence of at least 3 projects of comparable size successfully completed with their Bid. pushbuttons. Shop Drawings on Items Specified: 1. 4. 4. Fire Department Connection (FDC). 8. C. Should any change in electrical equipment size.1. 2. 6. 5. horsepower rating or means of control be made to any motor or other electrical equipment after contracts are awarded. and other devices required for power side or the control of electrical equipment shall be furnished by Division 26 and Division 28 contractors. and installation. 7. Valves. 3. Sprinkler Head Cabinet. Exterior Weatherproof Waterflow Alarm. Electrical Coordination: 1. 3. Sprinkler Heads. Furnish wiring diagrams to Division 26 and Division 28 contractors for all equipment and devices furnished by the sprinkler contractor which have been indicated to be wired by the Division 26 and Division 28 contractors. 12. 9. 2. and journeyman sprinkler fitters for installation foreman and supervisory personnel. wire. except as specifically noted elsewhere in this specification. Control wiring shall conform to Division 26 and 28 requirements for control wiring. layout. Licensed persons employed by Sprinkler Contractor shall perform planning. Deluge Valve and Accessories. 2. (NICET) Level IV or licensed Professional Engineer for planning and calculations. Pipe and Fittings. Division 26 contractors shall provide all power wiring and sprinkler contractor shall provide all control wiring and its conduit. Sprinkler contractor shall provide exterior waterflow alarm and coordinate installation with Division 26 and Division 28 contractors. calculations. Certified sprinkler designer. pilot lights. Dry Pipe Valve and Accessories.4 SUBMITTALS: A. Pre-Action Valve and Accessories. 3. National Institute for Certification of Engineering Technologies. 13. . Flow Switches. 1. sprinkler contractor is to immediately notify Division 26 and Division 28 contractors of this change and pay any costs due to this change. 5. conduit. 10. Journeyman automatic fire sprinkler fitter(s) shall supervise field installation.
Indicate by red marking or arrow. product data sheets and hydraulic calculations to Local Fire Department prior to installation or fabrication of system components. equipment submittals. b.14. Fire Pump Test Connection. 2 2. D. At completion of acceptance tests: 1. Fire Department Valve Cabinets (FVC). Jockey Pump and Accessories. Submit fire pump certified shop test curves showing head capacity and brake horsepower to Engineer. 2. Materials and Equipment . 15.1 PRODUCTS MATERIALS A. E. Engineer Owner Authority Having Jurisdiction G. Manufacturer's literature and instructions describing operation and maintenance of equipment and devices installed. Submit shop drawings. 24. and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems. 21. Jockey Pump Controller. Seismic Restraint Detailing. Drawings. Send copy of test log to Engineer. and hydraulic calculations to Engineer and Owner's Insurance representative prior to installation or fabrication of system components. 19. Fire Pump Controller without automatic transfer switch. Submit shop drawings. b. Fire Department Valves (FDV). or from compliance with Codes and Standards. Include items listed in product section and additional items required to provide complete installation. I. 20. F. Current copy of NFPA 25. Send copy of Contractor’s Material and Test Certificates and fire pump test results to: a. Include copy of Fire Department plan review letter in submission to Engineer. items to be used where more than 1 item appears on manufacturer's catalog sheet. 18. c. Fire Pump and Accessories. Reduced Pressure Zone Backflow Prevention Assembly. C. 23. B. Review of submittals does not relieve Contractor from coordinating installation of work with other trades. 16. Standard for the Inspection. 3. 22. Double Check Backflow Prevention assembly (DCBP). H. Testing. Provide Owner with following: a. Hydraulic Calculations. 25. 17.
5. they shall be products of 1 manufacturer. gasket and coupling shall be furnished by same manufacturer. No other flexible sprinkler pipe is allowed for this project unless it is both UL Listed and Factory Mutual Approved.22. Above Ground: 1. Ductile iron or malleable iron. 175 psi WOG pressure rating. 8. Above Ground: 1. Where 2 or more pieces of equipment are required to perform interrelated functions. 3. products shall be UL Listed in the latest publication of the UL Fire Protection Equipment Directory or Approved in the latest Factory Mutual Approval Guide for service intended. Materials and equipment in system shall be new and current products of manufacturer regularly engaged in production of such materials and equipment. Pipe-o-lets or similar clamp on or saddle type fittings are not allowed as fittings. Schedule 40. Each FlexHead ceiling sprinkler system shall include multi-port ceiling mounting bracket and a 1-piece tested FlexHead sprinkler drop including adjustable flange and hardware.1. Acceptable manufacturers: Gruvlok. gasket and coupling shall be furnished by same manufacturer. malleable iron conforming to ASTM A536 for ductile iron and ASTM A47 for malleable iron. 175 psi WOG pressure rating. cut-grooved for mechanical fittings. Fittings shall be galvanized when installed on galvanized piping. 3. 6. roll-grooved for mechanical fittings. Unless otherwise shown.2 PIPE A. solder type. B. or equal. Alternates to FlexHead flexible sprinkler pipe must also be acceptable to Owner. 2. Grooved: a. Fitting. 4. Class 125. pressure rated. c.1. 2.4. 4. Wrought copper fittings. In areas such as tight ceiling spaces or where exact center-of-tile placement is critical. cast iron. Fitting. Approval Guides: 1. Schedule 10. Galvanized. ANSI B16. 175 psi WOG pressure rating. Acton Massachusetts. only FlexHead sprinkler pipe is permitted. ANSI B16. 2. ASTM A53 or A135. threaded fittings. ANSI B16. 7. . ASTM A53 or A135.4. Cast iron threaded. ASTM A795. Victaulic. 2. Models 2024. 5. Couplings shall be tees with capped outlets. 2072 as manufactured by FlexHead Industries. grooved for mechanical coupling. 175 psi WOG pressure rating. 3. 2. Clean and cap pipe after fabrication and prior to placing pipe in building. Viking Corp. ASTM A795. Carbon steel pipe. 2048. Provide metal pipe’s exposed threads with corrosion inhibitive paint. 4. Class 125. ANSI B16. Carbon steel pipe. 2036. Mark pipe with tags that can be removed during installation so no permanent markings remain on unpainted pipe located in exposed areas. Cast iron flanged. 2060.3 FITTINGS A. b.
Milwaukee Valve Co. Tapered pipe threads. Welding electrodes shall be Lincoln or equal with coating and diameter as recommended by manufacturer for type and thickness of work being done.. d. Weld-o-lets welded to piping in fabrication shops are permitted. Mechanical coupling: a. 2. e. Victaulic. D. f. Nibco. Viking Corp.1. Flanged: a. b.1.9. . 2. Gaskets: Grade E EPDM gasket per UL 157 and UL 213. Nibco. Mueller. bronze body and trim or cast iron body bronze mounted and rated for 175 psi. c.4 JOINTS: A. Ball Valve: 1. Milwaukee Valve Co. non-shock cold water working pressure.. Plain end couplings (Roust-A-Bouts. Viking Model G-1 or equal. Acceptable manufacturers: Kennedy. Square head machine bolts with semi-finished hexagon nuts. 005. Mueller. a. Victaulic. 10. Victaulic. Reliable. Milwaukee Valve Co.. Flexible couplings may be used where piping is securely braced or clamped into rigid position. Gate Valve: 1. ANSI B1. Cast iron. Stockham.20. Butterfly Valve: 1. Threaded joints: a. Check Valve: 1. Outside screw and yoke (OS&Y). Stockham. Shop welded joints. ANSI B16. 175 psi WOG pressure rating. b. Stockham. Iron body. C. B. Acceptable manufacturers: Nibco. Acceptable manufacturers: Kennedy. Above Ground: 1. Acceptable manufactures: Tyco Fire Products. No welding allowed at project site. Mueller.5 VALVES: A. Rigid or zero flex type couplings shall be used when operating pressures may cause piping to move out of place or sway on hangers. Saddle type devices that strap or clamp onto piping are not allowed. stainless steel clapper with a replaceable rubber seal and 175 psi nonshock cold water working pressure. ASTM A183. 2. Neoprene gasket. c. Nibco F-607-OTS or equal. equal to Victaulic No. Rigid mechanical. 4. 2. 75. 3. Grooved couplings shall be of same manufacturer as used for grooved fittings. bronze seat. 2. Plainloks or similar couplings) are not allowed on either new or existing sprinkler systems. gate valve. Malleable iron. ASTM A536. equal to Victaulic No. ASTM A47.
cast brass body. 5. Low point drain valves shall have. F. E. Victaulic or equal. H. Valve cap for 2. Febco. 3. field adjustable indicating scale. Certified in accordance with ASSE 1013 and AWWA C511-97. Elkhart. Assembly shall have a hydraulically operated differential pressure relief valve located between and below cam-checks. 3. red handwheel. Cla-Val. Assembly shall consist of 2 independently operating. Assembly shall be selected based on minimal pressure drop to allow maximum available pressure to sprinkler system. spring loaded cam-check valves and include 2 OS&Y gate valves. equal to Potter-Roemer Model 4065. Febco. Fire Department Valve (FDV): 1. Pressure Regulating Valves: 1. 3. Potter-Roemer. Acceptable manufacturers: AGF. Thread-in bonnet bronze globe valves. Potter-Roemer Model 4615 or equal] . G.1/2” valve shall be [2-1/2” x 1-1/2” hose adapter reducer PotterRoemer Model 2810 with 1-1/2” cap with chain. Acceptable manufacturers: Croker. Acceptable manufacturers: Conbraco. non-rising stem. 2. AGF TESTanDRAIN Victaulic Style 720 TestMaster II or equal may be installed. Certified in accordance with ASSE 1015 and AWWA C510-97. 2. Cla-Val. tamperproof monitor switch adapter. Acceptable manufacturers: Croker. rated to 175 psi non-shock cold water working pressure. Kennedy Valve Co. 4. J. Nibco or equal. Potter-Roemer Model 4036-MSA1 or equal for in-line applications and Model 4035-MSA1 or equal for end-of-line applications. 0IG. 2.2.. [polished brass] [rough brass] [polished chrome plated] finish. Fig. brass body with brass and stainless steel internal parts. Weighted clapper double check valve assembly including 2 OS&Y gate valves. Watts. Double Check Backflow Prevention Assembly (DCBP): 1. Reduced Pressure Zone Backflow Prevention Assembly (RPZ): 1.. 3. Watts. Elkhart. Series BB or equal. Milwaukee Valve Co. 2. 4. 2. Double check valve shall be selected based on minimal pressure drop to allow maximum available pressure to sprinkler system. Valve shall be able to regulate inlet pressure up to 400 psi. Drain Valves: 1. Victaulic Series 705 Firelock or equal for valve sizes 21/2” to 8”. Assembly shall be double check valve assembly for cross connection devices. 3/4" brass nipple with 3/4" male hose threads and cap. Test and Drain Valves: 1. Acceptable manufacturers: Conbraco. 2. 5. Fire Department valve shall be 2-1/2” angle valve. Acceptable manufacturers: Kennedy. Potter-Roemer. I.
Viking Horizon Mirage. tunnels.5 Amps at 30 VDC and 15 Amps at 125/250 VAC. In areas with ceilings. a. Vane type waterflow switch for use in wet sprinkler systems. Provide the following type of sprinkler head. Concealed Pendent. For areas identified as hazardous locations. System Sensor. Architect will review deviations from the specified styles for approval prior to installation. ordinary temperature class (155°F). 1. having temperature rating suitable for location. Unfinished areas such as mechanical spaces. Valves in galvanized piping shall be bronze. Cap and chain finish shall match finish of valve body. shall be manufactured by Reliable Automatic Sprinkler Corporation. B. Equal to Potter OSYSU2. Outside screw and yoke (OS&Y) supervisory switch. Automatic. Equal to Potter VSR-F. 2 sets of SPDT (Form C) contacts rated at 2 Amps at 30 VDC and 15 Amps at 125/250 VAC. brass finish. Unless otherwise noted below. Micromatic or equal. Viking Model M. with 135°F . Potter model VSR-F or equal. Provide [with] [without] optional cover tamper kit. provide “EX” Model. Model B-2 adjustable sprinkler. Tamper switch shall be capable of transmitting signal during first 2 revolutions of handwheel or during 1/5 of travel distance of valve control apparatus from its normal position. Provide [with] [without] optional cover tamper kit. Control valve supervisory switch. 2. ordinary temperature class (155°F). Unit shall be compatible with Fire Alarm System.6 Provide identification sign (enamel on metal) for valves per NFPA requirements. Brass Upright or Pendent.Mechanical Systems Identification. C. 1/2" orifice. a.5 Amps at 30 VDC and 15 Amps at 125/250 VAC. provided with 2 sets of contacts rated at 2. B. 450 psi service pressure rating. large orifice. NEMA 4 enclosure. 2. L. Acceptable manufacturers: Potter. Upright or Pendent. Equal to Potter PCVS-2. K. B. D. Viking ECOH-ELO or equal designed and installed per its listing.[2-1/2” cap with chain. Threads shall match Fire Department Standards. For additional information. TAMPER SWITCH A. central utility plant. provided with 2 sets of contacts rated at 2. ordinary temperature class (165°F) solder link. b. refer to Section 20 0553 .Potter-Roemer Model 4625 or equal]. Manufacturers: 1. NEMA 4 enclosure. E. Unit shall be compatible with Fire Alarm System. C. 10 gpm minimal flow rate to activate alarm. Extended coverage. C. or equal. For areas identified as hazardous locations. Tyco Fire Products or Viking Corp. D. 1/2" orifice. E. Provide [with] [without] optional cover tamper kit. Light Hazard occupancies shall be Quick Response type sprinkler heads. provide “EX” Model. 2. System Sensor or equal.7 FLOW SWITCH A.8 SPRINKLER HEAD A. 2. Acceptable manufacturers: Potter.
b. and American Fire Hose . Metal Cabinet Company. Complete with required number of spare sprinkler heads of each type and temperature rating and special wrenches per NFPA 13 Provide multiple cabinets to meet this requirement. [155°F] [200°F. Polished Chrome Sidewall. Angle Valve: Female x Male. H. a. Temperature ratings of sprinkler heads shall vary if installed close to heat sources. F. In unfinished areas where conditions do not permit installation of upright or pendent head. Type XXX: In areas requiring window sprinkler protection: a.. HSW horizontal or VSW vertical sidewall or equal. b. Manufacturers: 1. Submit samples for examination and approval when appearance is different than sprinkler head specified. 2-1/2" cast brass. Potter-Roemer Series 1810 or equal. Cabinet: recessed. In areas where ceiling conditions do not permit installation of pendent head or finished area where sidewall head provides better coverage of hazard. 5. Model WS. Fire End and Croker Corp.. Tyco Fire Products. B. Cover plate color shall match ceiling color and shall be factory-painted (i. 3. Viking Model M. 2.9 FIRE DEPARTMENT VALVE CABINETS (FVC) A. Sprinkler Cabinets: 1. Polished chrome dry pendent 1/2" orifice. 1/2" orifice.. In walk-in coolers and freezers. Door Style: [Full Glass] [Break Glass] [Solid Metal]. Model TY-FRB or equal designed and installed per its listing. Brass Sidewall. white polyester coating with identifying decal. 6. Fire Department Valve Cabinets: 1. Quick Response or equal. G. Provide compatible wire cage sprinkler head guard where sprinklers are subject to impact damage. Potter-Roemer 4065 or equal. by manufacturer). Viking Model M. ordinary temperature class (155°F). 2piece adjustable chrome escutcheon. Inc. ordinary temperature class (155°F). ordinary temperature rating. adjustable recessed chrome escutcheon.e. under skylights or in special hazard areas. 1/2" orifice. flush with ceiling or equal.Cabinet Co. or equal. 4. [polished brass] [rough chrome plated] [polished chrome plated] finish with threads to match local Fire Department Standards. Coordinate cabinet locations with Owner's representative. 1/2" orifice. Viking Model M or equal. 3. . c.] [horizontal sidewall] [pendent vertical sidewall] Tyco Fire Products. Potter-Roemer. Guardian Fire Equipment.temperature rated cover plate. a. Badger-Powhatan. FVC-1: a. HSW horizontal or VSW vertical sidewall with Viking E-1 escutcheon or equal. 2. ordinary temperature class (155°F). Acceptable Manufacturers: Elkhart Brass. a. Extended Coverage Sidewall.
high-efficiency. or equal. Cabinet: surface mounted. 2.10 FIRE DEPARTMENT CONNECTION (FDC) A. Fairbanks Morse Pump. Reliable. 60Hz. 2.11 BALL DRIP A. F. Tyco Fire Products. c. with lettering reading AUTOSPKR STANDPIPE. foot-mounted. FVC-2: a. Manufacturers: 1. or discharge to exterior. Acceptable Manufacturers: Badger-Powhatan. Motor: 1. A-C Fire Pump. Pump and motor shall be mounted on common steel baseplate. Acceptable manufacturer: Potter-Roemer. cast brass body with drop clappers. 3 phase. Shall not exceed 60 HP. I. 2. C. B. H. Potter-Roemer 4065 or equal. 3. Door Style: [Full Glass] [Break Glass] [Solid Metal]. Locked rotor current shall not exceed values specified in NFPA 20. Deliver not less than 65% of rated pressure at 150% rated capacity. Angle Valve: Female x Male. Fire pump shall meet following criteria: 1. E. B.2. white polyester coating with identifying decal. Elkhart Brass. B. Flush type. Accessories to be provided with each fire pump are as follows: . Pump shall be sized to provide 100 PSI at the top of the hydraulically most remote standpipe. Deliver rated flow at rated pressure.. Pump Type: Electric Driven. 3. D. Patterson Pump. pin-lug plugs and chains. and Peerless Pump. 2. G. Acceptable Manufacturers: Aurora Pump. Fire Department Connection: 1. [polished brass] [rough chrome plated] [polished chrome plated] finish. Unit shall include four 2-1/2" chrome plated brass snoots with rigid end threading to match local fire department standards by pin-lug hose thread swivels. C. b. Rated Flow: 750 gpm. 2-1/2" cast brass. and XXX rpm. Not exceed 140% of rated pressure at shutoff. 2. Provide bronze ball drip for Fire Department connection inside of building and pipe to nearest floor drain. Croker Corp. Potter-Roemer Series 1815 or equal. Tyco Fire Products or equal. Provide open drip proof. 2. Pump Configuration: Horizontal. Exterior discharge must be coordinated with Architect and Owner. PotterRoemer. Elkhart 166 or equal.    VAC. [polished brass] [rough chrome plated] [polished chrome plated] finish with threads to match local fire department standards. 4.12 FIRE PUMP (FP-1) A.
Joslyn Clark. b. Potter-Roemer XXX or equal. wired and tested by control manufacturer before shipment from factory. 10. Discharge Check Valve. 7. 8. Fire Pump Controller: 1. 7. Shall be completely assembled. 3. Unit shall include XXX 2-1/2". Heavy gauge formed steel. 6. Concentric Discharge Increaser. Firetrol. cast brass body. polished [chrome] [brass] plated with lettering reading “PUMP TEST CONNECTION”. CONTROL EQUIPMENT FOR ELECTRIC DRIVE A. quick-break type. c. Circuit breaker: Refer to Electrical Specifications and Electrical Drawings for interrupting capacity. c. Shall be combined manual and automatic. polished [chrome] [brass] plated caps with chains. Starter: [Reduced Voltage wye-delta closed] [Reduced Voltage wye-delta open][Reduced Voltage Solid State] [Reduced Voltage Auto Transformer] [Reduced Voltage Part Winding] [Reduced Voltage Primary Resistor] [Full Voltage Acrossthe-Line]. 2. 2. Automatic Air Release Valve. Splash Partition. Closed Discharge Cone. . f. 9. Suction and Discharge Gauges. 13. 12. 3/4” Circulation Relief Valve. Metron Inc. Inc. 11. Shall be labeled “Fire Pump Controller”. b..1. Locked rotor protector for drive motor. 5. Ammeter and voltmeter displays on front of panel. NEMA Type 12 enclosure with top drip hood. 4. Fire Pump Test Connection: a. Test connection shall be flush type. Provide complete with following: a. Acceptable Manufacturers: Eaton/Cutler-Hammer.13 Eccentric Suction Reducer. 5. e. 3. Reducing Tee. Complete Discharge Tee. 2. Isolating Switch: Externally operable. 6. d. Shall be located as close as practical and within sight of motor. Pilot light to show circuit breaker closed and power available. 4. Base Elbow. Ball Drip Valve. B. Shall be located and protected such that it will not be damaged by water escaping from pump or connections.
Motor shall be: 1. NEMA.14 JOCKEY PUMP (JP-1) A. 4. Acceptable manufacturers: Joslyn Clark. Metron Inc. Pump and motor shall be integrally mounted on common steel baseplate. “Controller Connected to Alternate Source”. Peerless Pump. “Phase Reversal” and when required by NFPA 20. Controller Connected to Alternate Source. Inc. Provide remote fire pump alarm panel in a location of constant attendance. 6. h. Contacts for remote alarm of: 1) 2) 3) 4) Pump Running.15 Basis of Design: Aurora Model XXX or equal. C. Fairbanks Morse Pump. 3-pole disconnect switch. B.. 5. A-C Fire Pump. 5. Firetrol. Multiple position control switch. Same manufacturer as main fire pump. Pressure recording device. C. Acceptable manufacturers: Aurora Pump. NEMA Type 1 control cabinet. Jockey pump shall be: 1. 3-phase.. 2. Starter. Loss of Line Power in any phase. “Supervisory Power Failure”. Patterson Pump. 2. 2. Type 1 enclosure consisting of audible or visible alarms.    VAC. Jockey pump controller: 1. Jockey pump shall be close-coupled. Maintain automatic sprinkler system at 5-10 psi above fire pump starting pressure. B. i. JOCKEY PUMP CONTROLLER A.g. . Open Drip Proof (ODP). Alarms shall show: “Pump Running”. Jockey pump controller shall be same manufacturer as main fire pump controller. 2. 3. Wall mounted. Voltage surge protection. k. Eaton/Cutler-Hammer. 1) 2) Pump alarm panel shall be key lockable. Centrifugal jockey pump rated for XXX gpm at XXX psig. 4. XXX HP. 2. Mercury-free pressure switch with independent adjustment. Phase Reversal. j. D. 3. XXX rpm. 6. Alarm relay to energize audible or visible alarm.
261 or equal. Viking or equal. C. Static Pressure: XXX psig. Concrete expansion anchors are to be Hilti. B. Flow Test: 1. compatible with piping material and jointing system used. with iron female pipe thread to copper solder joint or brass female pipe thread end connections. Dielectric unions 2" and smaller. . B. Insulating nipple. This flow test data will be used as basis for Contract Documents. 6.. metal casing. and meet requirements of NFPA 13. and other components required. Hydraulically calculated system shall be designed to a minimum of 10% below available water flow curve.16 HANGERS A. to permit free expansion and contraction. 3 3. bracing. Acceptable manufacturers: Potter-Roemer. Pressure gauges shall be 3-1/2". Clearflow dielectric fitting by Perfection Corporation. or Phillips concrete fasteners. Seismic detailing shall be included on Fire Protection System layout shop drawings. 2. Provide hangers to support piping: in perfect alignment without sagging or interference.. Test Date: XXX Test Time: XXX Elevation of pressure-test hydrant: XXX.19 DIELECTRIC FITTINGS A. non-asbestos gaskets and pressure rating of not less than 175 psig at 180ºF. Residual Pressure: XXX psig with XXX gallons flowing per minute. Flowing hydrant is located at XXX and pressure-test hydrant is located at XXX. B. shall validate this flow data. Riser clamps shall not protrude more than 2" beyond edge of hole.18 PRESSURE GAUGES A. Send current hydrant flow test data to Engineer. C. Sprinkler Contractor. 4. Rawl. 2.2. prior to preparation of installation design calculations. Test conducted by or information supplied by: XXX. C. Inc. Fire pump shall be designed to meet Fire Protection System demand. Sprinkler and standpipe system shall be protected from earthquake influence in accordance with requirements of NFPA 13 and as outlined in Section 20 0549 . dielectric flanges 2" and larger. Provide Anvil Fig. polycarbonate window.1 EXECUTION DESIGN CRITERIA A. Lochinvar. 2. C. E.Seismic Anchorage and Restraints. 5. D. Provide flexible couplings. corrosion resistant moving parts. Acceptable manufacturers: Epco Sales. C. 3. Include shutoff valve with provisions for draining on each pressure gauge. 7. B. B.17 EARTHQUAKE BRACING A. Watts Regulator Co. 2. Wilkins or equal. inert thermoplastic lining. and provided with connection not smaller than 1/4” NPT.
Submit shop drawings. Install hydraulically designed standpipe system and associated accessories according to requirements of NFPA 14 and as shown on drawings. I. 3.2 factor for design area.15 gpm per sq ft over most hydraulically remote 2000 sq ft. 5. Contractor shall be held to have examined "Reflected Ceiling" drawings as well as Mechanical.3 Investigate site conditions. Install hydraulically designed sprinkler system and associated accessories according to requirements of NFPA 13 and as shown on drawings. City of LA and other Authorities Having Jurisdiction over this Project prior to installation (see submittals). Basis of Design: 1. Conceal sprinkler piping above ceilings where possible. C. Install pipe and fittings according to recommendations of pipe manufacturer.F. 2. Discrepancies will be forwarded to Architect/Engineer before proceeding with construction INSTALLATION A. and product data sheets.2 INSPECTION A. Contractor shall consult with Architect during development of piping layout to avoid conflicts with general appearance. 3. G. and shall produce Shop Drawings. Hose Streams: 1. D. Add 250 gpm hose stream to sprinkler zone hydraulic calculations. Keep materials within listed temperature range to assure jointing in accordance with manufacturer's requirements. Maximum spacing shall not exceed 130 sq ft per head.10 gpm per sq ft over most hydraulically remote 1500 sq ft. verify utility locations and elevations before start of excavation. 6. Maximum spacing shall not exceed 100 sq ft per head. Maximum spacing shall not exceed 130 sq ft per head. Fire Protection System Layout and Shop Drawings: 1. Maximum spacing shall not exceed 225 sq ft per head. 4. . Information Technology. Office areas and general building spaces shall be hydraulically designed to provide minimum density of 0. 7. calculations and product data sheets for coordination review to: architect. General storage areas and chemical transfer area shall be hydraulically designed to provide minimum density of 0. Penthouse and other mechanical equipment areas shall be hydraulically designed to provide minimum density of 0. H. 2. 4. Contractor shall participate in coordination process and shall not install piping prior to coordination with other trades. Contractor shall review Design Drawings and Specifications. Structural and Architectural building plans prior to system layout. 3. USC Engineering Services.20 gpm per sq ft over most hydraulically remote 2000 sq ft. Contractor shall coordinate routing of piping with other trades and Architect.15 gpm per sq ft for most remote 2000 sq ft. Piping. Laboratory areas including corridors between labs separated from office areas by doors and firewalls shall be hydraulically designed to provide minimum density of 0. Systems that are hydraulically calculated must include 1. 3. Pipe routing is a critical issue due to attributes of this building. B. calculations. Electrical.
U. provide additional heads beneath obstruction. Each clamp shall be secured with four 5/8" diameter bolts. Make joints of threaded pipe by cutting pipe square and reaming inside. Provide readily removable fittings at end of cross-mains. and cap. J. Use manufacturer’s gasket lubricant sparingly. Outlet fittings inserted into holes drilled into piping or pipe-o-lets are not allowed. No welding allowed at project site. Expansion type inserts may be used for branch piping. W. as a minimum: valve. F. L. Hang pipe from building members using concrete inserts or beam clamps. T. anchors and tie rods can be provided. installed in finished ceilings. K. R. Clamp-on or saddle type fittings are not allowed. Welded joints shall be made in fabrication shop. . when test valves are located remote from flow switch. Discharge test connections inside building to receptacles provided as part of plumbing system or to drain standpipe.Seismic Anchorage and Restraints. I. No bushings or grooved reducing couplings. Apply asphaltum or corrosion inhibitive paint to tie rods. For underground pipe. S. Pipe shall be cut grooved for Schedule 40 steel pipe or roll grooved for Schedule 10 steel pipe as specified by coupling manufacturer. When ducts and lights are obstructions to sprinkler distribution. O. G. N. Provide test connection for each flow switch. X. Provide auxiliary drains at low points of systems. Sprinklers are required to be installed in the center of ceiling tiles. Pipe and fittings shall be of corresponding materials when assembled. Provide reducing fittings or provide shop fabricated weld-o-lets to change pipe sizes in sprinkler/standpipe systems. Install locking device with each shutoff valve to prevent inadvertent closing of valve.E. in lieu of thrust blocks. Identify valve with brass tag denoting which flow switch is being tested. Install joints for mechanical coupled pipe according to manufacturer's recommendations. and in accordance with State and Local seismic restraint requirements. drain shall consist of. such as Victaulic Style 750. Sprinklers shall be set level and at locations to avoid interference with spray pattern of sprinkler. AA. Clamps shall be 3/8" thick by 2" wide steel. H. Q. Minimum size of flushing connection shall be 2". Y. Install tamper switch on each shutoff valve. clamps and bolts of underground pipe. Drain line detailed adjacent to standpipe/sprinkler risers shall be considered as part of Sprinkler System from combination test/auxiliary drain valve for each zone or sub-zone shown on plans to plumbing receptacle. Feed sprinkler heads. Z. are allowed. V. O. Tie rods shall be 3/4" diameter steel rod. Use joint compound sparingly. P. Provide minimum 1” outlets with sprigs or drops for sprinklers located in shelled spaces. Keys shall be indexed to identify valve location. Where trapped section of pipe exceeds 5 gallons. M. with swing joint or return bend arrangement for final positioning in ceiling grid pattern during construction phases. Install sprinkler heads as recommended by manufacturer. 3/4" brass nipple with 3/4" male hose threads. Coat exposed threads with corrosion inhibitive paint. Support piping in accordance with NFPA 13 and Section 15025 .
I. Pipe shall not be concealed until satisfactorily pressure tested. G. Along with completed Contractor's Material and Test Certification form(s) from NFPA 13 and NFPA 14. Install fire pump. and as required per NFPA. 3. Test sprinkler system as entire system or partial system. 3. Date of test. Ensure underground feed pipe has been flushed. Conduct drain test. Perform all NFPA required acceptance tests. Log of tests shall be kept at job site and shall identify: 1. Operate flow switches to test that signals are transmitted to Fire Alarm Control Panel. Time of test. B. until satisfactory results are obtained. jockey pump and their controllers per manufacturer’s installation instructions. Generally install capped tees in lieu of couplings for future connections. F. No caulking of defective joints allowed.General Mechanical Requirements. DD. 5. Record static pressure and residual pressure per NFPA 13. Owner’s representative or engineer may witness tests.5 BONDING A. H. Grout base mounted pumps after securely anchoring to structure. Results of test.BB. D. 2. B. Bond wire shall be type RHW-USE size 1/0 neoprene-jacketed copper conductor shaped to stand clear of joint. CC. E. C. FIRE PUMP INSTALLATION A.4 Include seismic restraint details with sprinkler shop drawings. Section of system tested. . Re-test system after defective joints are replaced. System shall be hydrostatically tested at not less than 200 psi or 50 psi above static pressure in excess of 150 psi for 2 hrs. Install pressure gauges as required in manufacturer’s installation instructions. 4. 3. prior to connecting aboveground fire protection system to it. Include test for tamper switches. Contractor shall notify Owner and Engineer a minimum of 3 days in advance to allow for participation. Provide flexible connections as shown and required. Provide underground cast iron and underground ductile iron pipe with metallic bond at each joint. as shown on drawings and as required in NFPA 20. 3. Who performed test. 3. to clear out construction debris. Refer to testing paragraph of Section 20 0000 . Hydrostatically test piping between the exterior fire department connection (FDC) and the check valve in the fire department inlet pipe in the same manner as the balance of the system.7 TESTING A. 6. B. Replace defective joints with new materials. J. No leakage allowed. C.6 CLEANING A.
8 FIRE PUMP TESTING A. Owner’s representative or Engineer may witness tests. Owner’s representatives. Provide equipment to perform fire pump test. G. Calibrated tachometer. Hoses. E. 3. and Insurance Company representatives can witness the test. Controller manufacturer. Pump manufacturer. Valves. Test fire pump. Nozzles. 5. Calibrated test gauges. including: 1. 2. D. 4. Furnish test certificate indicating suction pipe has been flushed and suction and discharge pipe has been hydrostatically tested in accordance with NFPA 20. Coordinate fire pump acceptance test so Local Authorities. C. 3. B. Transfer switch manufacturer. Contractor shall notify Owner and Engineer a minimum of 3 days in advance to allow for participation. 2. Coordinate fire pump test with local utilities to verify acceptable method for disposal of water. F.3. prior to fire pump acceptance test. jockey pump and their controllers per manufacturer’s installation instructions and as required in NFPA 20. . Representatives from following shall be present for fire pump field acceptance test: 1.
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