Standard for the Installation of Foam-Water Sprinkler and Foam-Water Spray Systems
What is NFPA 16?
This standard contains minimum requirements for the design, installation, and maintenance of foam-water sprinkler and spray systems that use low-expansion foam.
Official document scope
What does NFPA 16 address?
Criteria cover general requirements, system components, water supplies, system design and installation, acceptance test, and inspection, testing, and maintenance. Systems are to be designed with the required density for either foam or water application as the controlling factor, depending on the design purpose.