2020 NFPA 2010 Standard - Current Edition
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    Work confidently with state-of-the-art aerosol fire extinguishing technology using 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.

    More information about the 2020 edition is coming soon. If you are interested in other editions of NFPA 2010, use the drop down menu above to select the edition year you need.

  • Table of Contents (2020 Current Edition)

    NFPA® 2010 Standard for Fixed Aerosol Fire-Extinguishing Systems, 2020 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 Aerosol System Agent Supply.
    6.2 Detection, Actuation, Alarm, and Control Systems.
    Chapter 7 System Design and Installation
    7.1 Specifications, Plans, and Approvals.
    7.2 Enclosure.
    7.3 Design Application Density.
    7.4 Total Flooding Quantity.
    7.5 Duration of Protection.
    7.6 Rate of Application.
    7.7 Generator Choice and Location.
    Chapter 8 Approval of Installations
    8.1 General.
    8.2 Inspection of Aerosol Generators.
    Chapter 9 Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance
    9.1 General.
    9.2 Interfaced Systems and Equipment.
    9.3 Inspection.
    9.4 Maintenance.
    9.5 Testing.
    9.6 Record Keeping.
    9.7 Disposal of Components and Agents.
    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
  • Prior Editions

    2015 Edition

    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. (Print, 32 pp., 2015)

    Interested in other editions of NFPA 2010? Use the drop down menu above to select the edition year you need.

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