It has evolved as a prime safely parameter for any real estate development. For any construction above 3 floors, irrespective of being residential or commercial and manufacturing units, fire-fighting is now a mandatory requirement.
Tata Pipes have forged market leadership in the Fire-fighting segments by providing a clearly superior performance over competition. Usage in projects throughout India is testimony to Tata Pipes' attention to quality and safety.
Sizes normally used range from 25 mm to 300 mm NB "C" Class MS Pipes with plain end or socketed confirming to IS: 1239 & IS: 3589 specifications.
Guidelines For Water Supply Arrangements For Fire-Fighting
(IS: 3844 & IS: 9668)
Schematic diagram of conventional Fire Fighting hydrant system
Basic requirements as per standard norms of Fire-Fighting (IS 3844 & IS 9668) in high-rise buildings are as given below -
In an internal hydrant, the installation comprises of the following elements:
The suction and delivery pipes should be of adequate size to meet the functional requirements of the pump, and should not be less than following:
|a) 450 l/min terrace pump||50 mm||50 mm|
|b) 900 l/min terrace pump||70 mm||50 mm|
|c) 1 400 l/min terrace pump||100 mm||100 mm|
|d) 2 280 l/min fire pump||150 mm||150 mm|
|e) 2 850 l/min fire pump||200 mm||150 mm|
|f) 4 540 l/min fire pump||250 mm||200 mm|