NFPA 2010: Standard for Fixed Aerosol Fire Extinguishing Systems

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Use the 2015 NFPA 2010 for advanced and economical aerosol fire extinguishing systems.

Work confidently with state-of-the-art aerosol fire extinguishing technology using the 2015 edition NFPA 2010: Standard for Fixed Aerosol Fire Extinguishing Systems. This comprehensive Standard provides information about fixed aerosol systems used to protect electrical power equipment, server rooms, telecom equipment, machinery spaces, and rail vehicles. NFPA 2010 provides:

  • Design, installation, operation, testing and maintenance provisions addressing condensed and dispersed aerosol fire extinguishing systems for total flooding applications
  • Performance requirements and methods of testing for condensed aerosol systems, dispersed aerosol systems, and associated components

Important updates in this edition:

  • NFPA 2010 now references the new UL listing standard that will help aerosol systems gain greater acceptance industry wide.
  • The visual inspection frequency interval has changed from monthly to semiannually. This change reduces the cost of maintenance for aerosol systems; important news for system maintainers, building owners, and insurers.

Reference the latest edition of NFPA 2010 for the guidance and information you need to design, use, and approve advanced aerosol fire extinguishing systems for dependable and economical fire protection. (Softbound, 32 pp., 2015)

NFPA® 2010 Standard for Fixed Aerosol Fire-Extinguishing Systems 2015 Edition

Chapter 1 Administration
1.1 Scope
1.2 Purpose
1.3 Retroactivity
1.4 Equivalency
1.5 Units and Formulas
1.6 New Technology
Chapter 2 Referenced Publications
2.1 General
2.2 NFPA Publications
2.3 Other Publications
2.4 References for Extracts in Mandatory Sections
Chapter 3 Definitions
3.1 General
3.2 NFPA Official Definitions
3.3 General Definitions
3.4 Special Definitions for Marine Systems
Chapter 4 General
4.1 General Information
4.2 Use and Limitations
4.3 Environmental Factors
4.4 Compatibility with Other Agents
Chapter 5 Safety Requirements
5.1 Review Requirement
5.2 Hazards to Personnel
5.3 Electrical Clearances
Chapter 6 Components
6.1 Condensed Aerosol System Agent Supply
6.2 Dispersed Aerosol System Agent Supply
6.3 Dispersed Aerosol System Distribution Components
6.4 Detection, Actuation, Alarm, and Control Systems
Chapter 7 System Design and Installation
7.1 Specifications, Plans, and Approvals
7.2 Dispersed Aerosol System Flow Calculations
7.3 Enclosure
7.4 Design Application Density
7.5 Total Flooding Quantity
7.6 Duration of Protection
7.7 Distribution System
7.8 Nozzle or Generator Choice and Location
7.9 Inspection of Piping
Chapter 8 Approval of Installations
8.1 General
8.2 Condensed Aerosol Systems
8.3 Dispersed Aerosol Systems
Chapter 9 Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance
9.1 General
9.2 Condensed Aerosol Systems
9.3 Dispersed Aerosol Systems
Chapter 10 Marine Systems
10.1 Scope
10.2 General
10.3 Special Definitions
10.4 Inspected Vessels
10.5 Uninspected Vessels and Pleasure Craft
Annex A Explanatory Material
Annex B Toxicity Information
Annex C Reduced Visibility Information
Annex D Informational References