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NFPA 20 Standard for the Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection 2019

NFPA 20 Standard for the Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection 2019

Includes up-to-date information on fire pump design, acceptance testing, operations and more

Price: $83.95
Product Code: NFPA 20-19
Year: 2019
Binding: Softcover
Publisher: NFPA


Get the latest changes and additions in the new 2019 version of the NFPA 20 Standard for the Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection. It includes up-to-date information on fire pump design, acceptance testing, operations and more.

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Table of Contents

  1. Administration
    1. Scope
    2. Purpose
    3. Application
    4. Retroactivity
    5. Equivalency
    6. Units
  2. Referenced Publications
    1. General
    2. NFPA Publications
    3. Other Publications
    4. References for Extracts in Mandatory Sections
  3. Definitions
    1. General
    2. NFPA Official Definitions
    3. General Definitions
  4. General Requirements
    1. Pumps
    2. Approval Required
    3. Pump Operations
    4. Fire Pump Unit Performance
    5. Certified Shop Test
    6. Liquid Supplies
    7. Pumps, Drivers, and Controllers
    8. Self-Regulating Variable Speed Fire Pump Units
    9. Multistage Multiport Pump
    10. Centrifugal Fire Pump Capacities
    11. Nameplate
    12. Pressure Gauges
    13. Circulation Relief Valve
    14. Equipment Protection
    15. Pipe and Fittings
    16. Suction Pipe and Fittings
    17. Discharge Pipe and Fittings
    18. Valve Supervision
    19. Protection of Piping Against Damage Due to Movement
    20. Relief Valves for Centrifugal Pumps
    21. Pumps Arranged in Series
    22. Water Flow Test Devices
    23. Steam Power Supply Dependability
    24. Shop Tests
    25. Pump Shaft Rotation
    26. Other Signals
    27. Pressure Maintenance (Jockey or Make-Up) Pumps
    28. Summary of Centrifugal Fire Pump Data
    29. Backflow Preventers and Check Valves
    30. Earthquake Protection
    31. Packaged Fire Pump Assemblies
    32. Pressure Actuated Controller Pressure Sensing Lines
    33. Break Tanks
    34. Field Acceptance Test of Pump Units
    35. Automated Inspection, Testing, and Distance Monitoring of Devices, Meters, and Equipment
  5. Fire Pumps for High-Rise Buildings
    1. General
    2. Equipment Access
    3. Water Supply Tanks
    4. Fire Pump Test Arrangement
    5. Auxiliary Alternate Power
    6. Very Tall Buildings
  6. Centrifugal Pumps
    1. General
    2. Factory and Field Performance
    3. Fittings
    4. Foundation and Setting
    5. Connection to Driver and Alignment
  7. Vertical Shaft Turbine – Type Pumps
    1. General
    2. Water Supply
    3. Pump
    4. Installation
    5. Driver
    6. Operation and Maintenance
  8. Positive Displacement Pumps
    1. General
    2. Foam Concentrate and Additive Pumps
    3. Water Mist System Pumps
    4. Water Mist Positive Displacement Pumping Units
    5. Fittings
    6. Pump Drivers
    7. Controllers
    8. Foundation and Setting
    9. Driver Connection and Alignment
    10. Flow Test Devices
  9. Electric Drive for Pumps
    1. General
    2. Normal Power
    3. Alternative Power
    4. Voltage Drop
    5. Motors
    6. On-Site Standby Generator Systems
    7. Junction Boxes
    8. Listed Electrical Circuit Protective System to Controller Wiring
    9. Raceway Terminations
  10. Electric-Drive Controllers and Accessories
    1. General
    2. Location
    3. Construction
    4. Components
    5. Starting and Control
    6. Controllers Rated in Excess of 600 V
    7. Limited Service Controllers
    8. Power Transfer for Alternate Power Supply
    9. Controllers for Additive Pump Motors
    10. Controllers with Variable Speed Pressure Limiting Control or Variable Speed Suction
    11. Limiting Control
  11. Diesel Engine Drive
    1. General
    2. Engines
    3. Pump Room
    4. Fuel Supply and Arrangement
    5. Engine Exhaust
    6. Diesel Engine Driver Systems Operation
  12. Engine Drive Controllers
    1. Application
    2. Location
    3. Construction
    4. Components
    5. Battery Chargers
    6. Starting and Control
    7. Air-Starting Engine Controllers
  13. Steam Turbine Drive
    1. General
    2. Turbine
    3. Installation
  14. Acceptance Testing, Performance, and Maintenance
    1. Hydrostatic Tests and Flushing
    2. Field Acceptance Tests
    3. Record drawings, Test Reports, Manuals, Special Tools, and Spare Parts
    4. Periodic Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance
    5. Component Replacement

Annex A Explanatory Material

Annex B Possible Causes of Pump Troubles

Annex C Fire Pump Room Connectivity

Annex D Material Extracted by NFPA 70, Article 695

Annex E Informational References