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FMAPPROVAL 7260 - Electrostatic Finishing Equipment
July 1, 2018 - FM

This standard contains the basic requirements for the construction and testing of Electrostatic Finishing Equipment. This standard does not include powder applicators that function using the principles of triboelectric charging of the powder particles. The requirements of this standard apply to the...

FMAPPROVAL 5320 - Dry Chemical Extinguishing Systems
December 1, 2013 - FM

Pre-engineered dry chemical fire extinguishing systems are classified into one of two general categories according to protection type: total flooding or local application. Total flooding systems are designed to uniformly discharge dry chemical throughout the entire protected volume, and are...

FMAPPROVAL 4991 - Firestop Contractors
October 1, 2013 - FM

This standard sets the requirements for Approval of Firestopping Contractors who install firestop systems and their components that are listed by an accredited third party testing or listing agency as fire rated construction of specific hourly ratings. This standard examines the contractor's...

FMAPPROVAL 1230 - Anti-Water Hammer Check Valves
December 1, 2013 - FM

This standard encompasses the design and performance requirements for 2, 2-1/2, 3, 3-1/2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, and 24 inch nominal size anti-water hammer check valves. The intended application of these devices is to permit the flow of water in one direction only, preventing flow in...

FMAPPROVAL 1630 - Steel Pipe for Automatic Fire Sprinkler Systems
November 1, 2013 - FM

This standard encompasses the design and performance requirements for steel pipe for use in aboveground fire sprinkler systems designed and installed in accordance with FM Global Property Loss Prevention Data Sheets. This Approval standard is limited to NPS (Nominal Pipe Size) 1/2, 3/4, 1,...

FMAPPROVAL 1034 - Air Drying Units
November 1, 2013 - FM

This standard encompasses the design and performance requirements for air drying units. In cases where metric sized products are to be examined for Approval, test criteria comparable to the equivalent or nearest nominal inch size shall be used. Approval Standards are intended to verify that the...

FMAPPROVAL 5600 - Clean Agent Extinguishing Systems
April 1, 2013 - FM

This standard contains requirements for vaporizing liquid and inert gas clean agent extinguishing systems for total flooding protection. Extinguishing systems shall be designed for automatic control to protect single or multiple hazard areas. A basic vaporizing liquid or inert gas clean agent...

FMAPPROVAL 2510 - Flood Abatement Equipment
March 1, 2013 - FM

This standard encompasses the design and performance requirements for flood abatement equipment for use in controlling riverine or rainfall related flood conditions. Flood abatement equipment shall be FM Approved for specific flood protection applications which are designated and categorized...

FMAPPROVAL 6049 - Storage Buildings and Lockers
December 1, 2013 - FM

This standard sets performance requirements for structures designed to provide a safe, secure storage and/or dispensing area for ignitable liquids, for the storage of flammable and non-flammable compressed gases in cylinders and for the storage of combustible and/or non-combustible commodities. The...

FMAPPROVAL 6036 - Flexible Hose Assmblies for Flammable Gases and/or Ignitable Liquids
December 1, 2013 - FM

This standard encompasses the design and performance requirements for flexible hoses with threaded end fittings used to carry flammable gases and / or ignitable liquids, such as, but not limited to, propane and natural gas, which may be used in appliances or machinery. Flexible hoses used to carry...

FMAPPROVAL 3650 - Electric Submersible Motors For Use In Class I, Division 1, Hazardous (Classified) Locations
December 1, 2013 - FM

This standard contains the basic requirements for the construction and testing of electric submersible motors. This standard is intended to be used in conjunction with Approval Standard's Class 3600- Electrical Equipment for Use in Hazardous (Classified) Locations - General Requirements; and Class...

FMAPPROVAL 6917 - Rack Storage Flue Spacers
August 1, 2013 - FM

This standard sets the performance requirements of rack storage flue spacers in regards to their ability to maintain a minimum 6 in. (76 mm) wide transverse flue space within a rack structure under various anticipated storage rack loadings. All requirements in this standard shall be met in order...

FMAPPROVAL 4930 - Cooling Towers
November 1, 2013 - FM

This standard sets the requirements for cooling towers constructed with combustible and noncombustible components. Typical combustible components may include, but are not limited to, structural carrying/support members, fill, drift eliminators, louvers, fan, fan deck, piping, enclosure walls or...

FMAPPROVAL 5560 - Water Mist Systems
November 1, 2012 - FM

This standard encompasses the design and performance requirements for water mist systems for use as fire control and/or extinguishing systems designed and installed per FM Global Property Loss Prevention Data Sheets. Approval is limited to use in the occupancies described Sections 1.2.3.1...

FMAPPROVAL 4910 - Cleanroom Materials Flammability Test Protocol
October 1, 2013 - FM

This test standard describes minimum performance requirements for materials which are intended for use in cleanroom facilities. This standard evaluates the ability of the materials to limit fire spread and smoke damage. All requirements in the standard must be met for materials to be acceptable....

FMAPPROVAL 5580 - Hybrid (Water and Inert Gas) Fire Extinguishing Systems
November 1, 2012 - FM

This standard encompasses the design and performance requirements for hybrid fire extinguishing systems for use as fire control and/or extinguishing systems designed and installed per FM Global Property Loss Prevention Data Sheets. Prior to any performance testing of the system and...

FMAPPROVAL 7320 - Electric Heaters for Use in Class I, II and III, Division 1, Hazardous (Classified) Locations
January 1, 2013 - FM

This standard sets performance requirements for electric heaters, electric air heater, immersion (paint, fluids, etc.) heaters and heating elements rated 600 volts or less. This standard does not apply to electric trace heating. The standard is intended to be used in conjunction with FM...

FMAPPROVAL 4924 - Pipe and Duct Insulation
January 1, 2013 - FM

This standard sets the fire performance requirements for pipe and duct insulation including preinsulated pipe and evaluates the potential for a horizontal spreading fire in parallel runs of insulated pipes or ducts within a pipe chase or plenum. To qualify for FM Approval as a product of low...

FMAPPROVAL 4435 - Edge Systems Used With Low Slope Roofing Systems
June 1, 2013 - FM

This standard sets performance requirements for edge systems installed on low slope roofing according to the limitations and requirements specified for each individually manufactured roof edge system. The requirements of this standard shall be used to measure and describe the wind load resistance...

FMAPPROVAL 3640 - Land Mobile Radios for use in Class I, Division 1 Hazardours (Classified) Locations
June 1, 2013 - FM

This standard specifies the particular requirements for construction, test and marking for Land Mobile Radio (LMR) equipment and accessories for use in Class I, Division 1, locations as defined by the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70. This LMR equipment, within the operational parameters...

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