Standard: NFPA 16

STANDARD FOR THE INSTALLATION OF FOAM-WATER SPRINKLER AND FOAM-WATER SPRAY SYSTEMS

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Scope:

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 building and fire codes or standards such as NFPA 30 or NFPA 409.

This standard shall apply only to systems using lowexpansion foam. 

Purpose. The purpose of this standard is to provide a reasonable degree of protection for life and property from fire through installation requirements for foam-water sprinkler and spray systems based on sound engineering principles, test data, and field experience.

Organization: National Fire Protection Association
Document Number: nfpa 16
Publish Date: 2015-01-01
Page Count: 42
Change Type: COMPLETE REVISION
Available Languages: EN
DOD Adopted: NO
ANSI Approved: YES
Most Recent Revision: YES
Current Version: YES
Status: Active

Document History

Document # Change Type Update Date Revision Status
NFPA 16 Change Type: STCH Update Date: 2011-01-01 Revision: 11 Status: INAC
NFPA 16 Change Type: Update Date: 2007-01-01 Revision: 07 Status: INAC
NFPA 16 Change Type: Update Date: 2003-02-06 Revision: 03 Status: INAC
NFPA 16 Change Type: Update Date: 1999-01-01 Revision: 99 Status: INAC
NFPA 16 Change Type: Revision: 95 Status: INAC
NFPA 16 Change Type: Revision: 91 Status: INAC
NFPA 16 Change Type: Revision: 86 Status: INAC
NFPA 16 Change Type: Revision: 80 Status: INAC
NFPA 16 Change Type: Revision: 74 Status: INAC
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