NFPA 16: Standard for the Installation of Foam-Water Sprinkler and Foam-Water Spray Systems
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What is NFPA 16?
NFPA 16: Document Scope
1.1 Scope. 1.1.1 This standard contains minimum requirements for the design, installation, and maintenance of foam-water sprinkler and spray systems. These systems shall be designed with the required density for either foam or water application as the controlling factor, depending on the design purpose of the system. It is not the intent of this standard to specify where foam-water sprinkler and spray protection is required. The determination of where foam-water sprinkler and spray systems are required shall be made in accordance with such applicable standards as NFPA 30, Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code, and NFPA 409, Standard on Aircraft Hangars. 1.1.2* This standard shall apply only to systems using low-expansion foam.
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. Table of Contents

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