What is NFPA 18?
This standard provides requirements for the performance and use of wetting agents as related to fire control and extinguishment. It is intended for the guidance of the fire services, authorities having jurisdiction (AHJ’s), and others concerned with judging the acceptability and use of any wetting agent offered for such a purpose.
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What does NFPA 18 address?
Criteria apply to uses and limitations; requirements and test methods for wetting agent concentrates and solutions; Class A and Class B fire extinguishment tests; wetting agent supply; packaging and labeling; and inspection, testing, and maintenance of fixed systems.
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