To Flow or Not to Flow

The forward flow test has been a requirement in NFPA 25, the Standard for Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems, since its inception in 1992. However, not many are aware of this requirement or how to conduct a proper test.  First, we begin with why the test is required. 

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Where it all begins-Chapter 5 of NFPA 25

This is one of the most used chapters in the standard as it covers inspection, testing, and maintenance (ITM) of components for all water-based fire protection systems and is appropriately named “Sprinkler Systems.” In this chapter we will find the requirements for sprinklers, sprinkler pipe, hangers, and many other components. It also tells us where we can find information about components found in other chapters.

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Top 10 Non-Technical Things Everyone Should Know About NFPA 25

Join us as Jason Webb, Potter's Director of Industry Affairs, presents a webinar over the top 10 non-technical things everyone should know about NFPA 25.

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Hydrostatic Testing: Changes to NFPA 25 Over the Decades

When is hydrostatic testing of standpipe systems and fire department connections required in accordance with NFPA 25, The Standard for Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems?

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