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AS 2118.6-1995

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Automatic fire sprinkler systems - Combined sprinkler and hydrant
Available format(s)

Hardcopy , PDF 1 User , PDF 3 Users , PDF 5 Users , PDF 9 Users

Superseded date

25-06-2021

Language(s)

English

Published date

01-01-1995

Preview

1 - AS 2118.6-1995 AUTOMATIC FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEMS - COMBINED SPRINKLER AND HYDRANT
4 - PREFACE
5 - CONTENTS
6 - SECTION 1 SCOPE AND GENERAL
6 - 1.1 SCOPE
6 - 1.2 NEW DESIGNS AND INNOVATIONS
6 - 1.3 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
6 - 1.4 DEFINITIONS
6 - 1.4.1 Combined system
7 - SECTION 2 SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
7 - 2.1 GENERAL
7 - 2.2 LOCATION AND ACCESS TO SPRINKLER CONTROL ASSEMBLIES
7 - 2.3 LOCATION AND ACCESS TO FIRE MAIN ISOLATION VALVES
7 - 2.4 ACCESS TO FIRE HYDRANTS
7 - 2.5 PROTECTION OF SUPPLY PIPING
7 - 2.6 FIRE MAIN (RING) RETICULATION
7 - 2.6.1 Pipe sizing
7 - 2.6.2 Pressure zones
8 - 2.6.3 Isolation valves
8 - 2.7 PRESSURE REDUCING VALVES
8 - 2.8 WATER SUPPLIES
8 - 2.8.1 Combined system water flow rate
8 - 2.8.2 Source of water supply
8 - 2.8.3 Fire mains (feed)
8 - 2.9 FIRE SERVICE BOOSTER
8 - 2.10 FIRE ALARM INITIATION
8 - 2.11 FIRE ALARM CIRCUITS
9 - 2.12 MONITORING OF ISOLATING VALVES
10 - SECTION 3 PIPES, VALVES AND FITTINGS
10 - 3.1 GENERAL
10 - 3.2 VALVES
10 - SECTION 4 TESTING
10 - 4.1 GENERAL
10 - 4.2 PRE-TEST PREPARATION
10 - 4.3 HYDROSTATIC TEST
10 - 4.4 FLOW TESTS
10 - 4.5 RECORDING OF TEST RESULTS
11 - APPENDIX A - REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
12 - APPENDIX B - LOCATION OF FIRE HYDRANTS AND SPRINKLER CONTROL VALVES
15 - APPENDIX C - SYSTEM PHILOSOPHY
20 - APPENDIX D - SYSTEM RESISTANCE CURVE FOR COMBINED SPRINKLER AND HYDRANT SYSTEMS
20 - D1 SCOPE
20 - D2 SYSTEM RESISTANCE CURVE EQUATIONS
22 - APPENDIX E - WIRING SYSTEMS RATING
22 - E1 PROTECTION AGAINST EXPOSURE TO FIRE
22 - E2 PROTECTION AGAINST MECHANICAL DAMAGE
23 - E3 PROTECTION AGAINST HOSING WITH WATER
24 - APPENDIX F - TYPICAL SPRINKLER CONTROL ASSEMBLIES AND PRESSURE CONTROL STATIONS

Specifies minimum requirements for the installation, commissioning and testing of combined sprinkler and hydrant systems for installation in multi-storey buildings as an alternative to the installation of separate sprinkler and hydrant systems.

This Standard sets out the minimum requirements for the installation, commissioning and testing of a combined sprinkler and hydrant system, for installation in multistorey buildings as an alternative option to using separate sprinkler and hydrant systems, or separate sprinkler and hydrant installations utilizing a combined fire main (see AS 2118.1).

Committee
FP-004
DocumentType
Standard
ISBN
0 7262 9753 4
Pages
20
PublisherName
Standards Australia
Status
Superseded
SupersededBy
Supersedes
UnderRevision

First published as AS 2118.6-1995.

AS 3013-1990 Electrical installations - Wiring systems for specific applications
AS 2941-1995 Fixed fire protection installations - Pumpset systems
AS 4118.1.6-1995 Fire sprinkler systems Components - Stop valves and non-return valves (Reconfirmed 2013)
AS/NZS 3500.0:2003 Plumbing and drainage Glossary of terms
AS 2419.1-2005 Fire hydrant installations System design, installation and commissioning
AS 1670-1986 Automatic fire detection and alarm systems - System design, installation, and commissioning
AS 4118.1.2-1996 Fire sprinkler systems Components - Alarm valves (wet) (Reconfirmed 2013)
AS 1603.4-1987 Automatic fire detection and alarm systems - Control and indicating equipment
AS 2941-2002 Fixed fire protection installations - Pumpset systems
AS/NZS 3013:2005 Electrical installations - Classification of the fire and mechanical performance of wiring system elements (Reconfirmed 2020)
AS 4118.1.4-1994 Fire sprinkler systems Components - Valve monitors (Reconfirmed 2013)
AS 2484.2-1991 Fire - Glossary of terms Fire protection and firefighting equipment
AS 2118.1-1995 Automatic fire sprinkler systems - Standard
AS 2419.1-1994 Fire hydrant installations - System design, installation and commissioning
AS 2118.1-2006 Automatic fire sprinkler systems General systems
AS 4118.1.8-1999 Fire sprinkler systems Components - Pressure-reducing valves (Reconfirmed 2013)
AS 2484.1-1990 Fire - Glossary of terms Fire tests (Reconfirmed 2016)
AS 3500.0-1990 National Plumbing and Drainage Code Glossary of terms

AS 2419.3-2012 Fire hydrant installations Fire brigade booster connections
AS/NZS 3833:2007 The storage and handling of mixed classes of dangerous goods, in packages and intermediate bulk containers
AS 3846-2005 The handling and transport of dangerous cargoes in port areas
SAA HB20-1996 Graphical symbols for fire protection drawings (Reconfirmed 2018)
HB 147-2000 Sprinklers Simplified
AS 2441-2005 Installation of fire hose reels (Reconfirmed 2018)
AS/NZS 2022:2003 Anhydrous ammonia - Storage and handling (Reconfirmed 2023)
AS 2941-2008 Fixed fire protection installations - Pumpset systems
AS 2714-2008 The storage and handling of organic peroxides (Reconfirmed 2021)
AS 3007.3-2004 Electrical installations - Surface mines and associated processing plant - General requirements for equipment and ancillaries
AS/NZS 4681:2000 The storage and handling of Class 9 (miscellaneous) dangerous goods and articles
AS 4332-2004 The storage and handling of gases in cylinders (Reconfirmed 2016)
AS 2118.1-1995 Automatic fire sprinkler systems - Standard
AS 1851.14-1996 Maintenance of fire protection equipment - Pumpset systems
AS 2118.1-2006 Automatic fire sprinkler systems General systems
AS 1851-2005 Maintenance of Fire Protection Systems and Equipment
AS 2444-2001 Portable fire extinguishers and fire blankets - Selection and location (Reconfirmed 2021)
AS 2665-2001 Smoke/heat venting systems - Design, installation and commissioning (Reconfirmed 2016)
AS/NZS 4081:2001 The storage and handling of liquid and liquefied polyfunctional isocyanates (Reconfirmed 2021)
AS 2304-2011 Water storage tanks for fire protection systems

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