2017 NFPA 17 Standard - Current Edition
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  • Description

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

    The 2017 edition of 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

    The 2017 edition of NFPA 17A presents:

    • New requirement for the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) to approve used components in the system 
    • New requirement for a placard to be placed near all Class K portable fire extinguishers, indicating that the fire protection system must be activated before a portable fire extinguisher is used 
    • Better correlation with NFPA 96: Standard for Ventilation Control and Fire Protection of Commercial Cooking Operations through reduced redundancies
    • Added Annex material identifying the areas of protection for the discharge nozzles 

    This edition of NFPA 17A is essential for manufacturers, installers, and AHJs. (Print, 19 pp., 2017)

     

    Interested in other editions of NFPA 17A? Use the drop down menu above to select the edition year you need.

  • Table of Contents (2017 Current Edition)

    NFPA® 17A Standard for Wet Chemical Extinguishing Systems, 2017 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.
    7.6 Service Collar.
    Annex A Explanatory Material
    Annex B Vehicle Fire Suppression Systems
    Annex C Systems for Protection of Residential Stoves When Used in Other than Commercial Cooking Operations
    Annex D Informational References
  • Prior Editions

    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)

     Interested in other editions of NFPA 17A? Use the drop down menu above to select the edition year you need.

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