Standard for Wet Chemical Extinguishing Systems
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What is NFPA 17A?
This standard includes the minimum requirements to ensure that pre-engineered wet chemical fire extinguishing systems will function as intended throughout their life to protect life and property from fire. It is intended for the use and guidance of those who purchase, design, install, test, inspect, approve, list, operate, or maintain such equipment.
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What does NFPA 17A address?
Provisions apply to pre-engineered wet chemical fire extinguishing systems that discharge wet chemical from fixed nozzles and piping by means of expellant gas. Requirements are specified for restaurant, commercial, and institutional hoods, plenums, ducts, and associated cooking appliances. Coverage includes components, system requirements, plans and acceptance tests, inspection, maintenance, and recharging.
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