NFPA 17A: Standard for Wet Chemical Extinguishing Systems

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Install, inspect, test, and maintain wet chemical extinguishing systems correctly using the 2013 NFPA 17A.

Newly updated, the 2013 NFPA 17A: Standard for Wet Chemical Extinguishing Systems outlines the latest rules for wet chemical extinguishing systems associated with restaurant and institutional hoods, plenums, ducts, and associated cooking appliances.

Maximize equipment integrity and reliability with coverage for:

  • Components
  • System requirements
  • Plans and acceptance tests
  • Inspection, maintenance, and recharging

Revisions in the 2013 edition include:

  • Clarified inspection, testing, maintenance requirements
  • New requirements for installation acceptance plus added forms
  • Greater alignment with NFPA 96: Standard for Ventilation Control and Fire Protection of Commercial Cooking Operations

The 2013 NFPA 17A is essential for manufacturers, installers, and AHJs. (Softbound, 18 pp., 2013)

NFPA® 17A Standard for Wet Chemical Extinguishing Systems 2013 Edition

Chapter 1 Administration
1.1 Scope
1.2 Purpose
1.3 Application
1.4 Retroactivity
1.5 Equivalency
1.6 Units and Formulas
1.7 Qualifications
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
Chapter 4 Components
4.1 General
4.2 Detectors
4.3 Discharge Nozzles
4.4 Operating Devices
4.5 Pipe and Fittings, Tubing, Hose
4.6 Wet Chemical
4.7 Electrical Wiring and Equipment
4.8 Indicators
4.9 Assembly
Chapter 5 System Requirements
5.1 General
5.2 System Actuation
5.3 Supervision
5.4 System Location
5.5 Discharge Nozzles
5.6 Special Requirements
Chapter 6 Plans and Acceptance Tests
6.1 Specifications
6.2 Review and Certification
6.3 Plans
6.4 Approval of Installations
Chapter 7 Inspection, Maintenance, and Recharging
7.1 General
7.2 Owner's Inspection
7.3 Maintenance
7.4 Recharging
7.5 Hydrostatic Testing
Annex A Explanatory Material
Annex B Systems for Protection of Mobile Equipment
Annex C Informational References