Wet chemical fire
suppression systems require semi annual inspections
as described in NFPA 17, NFPA 96, and NFPA 101 Life
A trained person who has undergone
the instructions necessary to perform
the maintenance and recharge service
reliably and has the applicable
manufacturer's listed installation and
maintenance manual and service bulletins
shall service the wet chemical
fire-extinguishing system 6 months apart
as outlined in 7.3.2."
At least semiannually, maintenance
shall be conducted in accordance with
the manufacturer's listed installation
and maintenance manual."
Maintenance shall include the
(1) A check to see that the hazard has
(2) An examination of all detectors, the
expellant gas container(s), the agent
container(s), releasing devices, piping,
hose assemblies, nozzles, signals, all
auxiliary equipment, and the liquid
level of all non-pressurized wet
Where semiannual maintenance of any
wet chemical containers or system
components reveals conditions such as,
but not limited to, corrosion or pitting
in excess of the manufacturer's limits;
structural damage or fire damage; or
repairs by soldering, welding, or
brazing; the affected part(s) shall be
replaced or hydrostatically tested in
accordance with the recommendations of
the manufacturer or the listing agency."
Fire protection uses a 45 point service report.
This remains with the customer to show AHJ or Insurance
agents when they require such documentation.
With our computerized service system we can contact
you to schedule the inspection and set the time of
day that least interferes with your kitchen
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