2016 NFPA 423 Standard - Current Edition
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  • Description

    Protect personnel, equipment, and facilities from hazards. Verify aircraft engine testing facilities meet Code using the latest NFPA 423.

    Essential for life safety and fire protection, NFPA 423: Standard for Construction and Protection of Aircraft Engine Test Facilities provides minimum criteria for construction, fire protection, operation, and maintenance of facilities for testing aircraft engines.

    Updated references in this edition reflect NFPA® codes and standards including the 2013 NFPA 13 and NFPA 72®, the 2014 NFPA 70®: National Electrical Code® (NEC®), and the 2015 NFPA 101®: Life Safety Code®.

    NFPA 423 chapters cover:

    • Construction and internal subdivisions
    • Service and utilities
    • Fire protection requirements
    • Fixed fire protection systems
    • Employee organization for fire safety

    Airport officials, facility safety officers, and site managers need to follow the important safety protocols outlined in NFPA 423. (Print, 13 pp., 2016)


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  • Table of Contents (2016 Current Edition)
    NFPA<sup>®</sup> 423 Standard for Construction and Protection of Aircraft Engine Test Facilities 2016 Edition

    NFPA® 423 Standard for Construction and Protection of Aircraft Engine Test Facilities, 2016 Edition

    Chapter 1 Administration
    1.1 Scope
    1.2 Purpose
    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 Construction and Internal Subdivisions
    4.1 Construction of Aircraft Engine Test Facilities
    4.2 Internal Subdivisions of Aircraft Engine Test Facilities
    Chapter 5 Service and Utilities
    5.1 General Safeguards
    5.2 Drainage Systems
    5.3 Electrical Requirements
    5.4 Heating and Cooling
    5.5 Ventilation
    5.6 Fuel Systems and Lubricating Oil Systems
    5.7 Compressed Air
    5.8 Hydraulic Fluids
    5.9 Instrumentation
    Chapter 6 Fire Protection Requirements
    6.1 Engine Test Facility
    6.2 Engine Test Cell
    6.3 Control Rooms
    6.4 Support Rooms
    Chapter 7 Fixed Fire Protection Systems
    7.1 General Design Requirements
    7.2 Carbon Dioxide Systems
    7.3 Gaseous Agent Systems
    7.4 Dry Chemical Systems
    7.5 Foam, High-Expansion Foam, Foam-Water Sprinkler, and Foam-Water Spray Systems
    7.6 Water Spray Systems, Water Deluge Systems, and Automatic Sprinkler Systems
    Chapter 8 Employee Organization for Fire Safety
    8.1 General
    Annex A Explanatory Material
    Annex B Supplementary Fire Protection Systems
    Annex C Agent Selection
    Annex D Informational References
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