C O2 HOSE REELS: No new CO2 hose reels shall be
installed in any building. Existing CO2 hose reels shall be removed
Cleaning Pipes: Before final testing, swab with alcohol
all system pipes to remove all oil within the pipes. Include this in
t h e specification.
C O2 Piping Pressure Test: Specify 1000 psi pressure
t e s t for CO 2 p i p i n g . No more than 150 psi shall be lost in 2
minutes (per PACNAVFACENGCOM P-74, A-E Guide, appendix G, section
I I I ) . Include this in the specification.
DOORS: All doors in the halon protected areas shall be
equipped with closets and weather-stripping. Doors in the normally
open position require electromagnetic door holders.
CONTROL PANELS: Control panels for Halon 1301 and CO2
systems shall be equipped with separate alarm silence switches for
pre-alarm and discharge alarm circuits.
ACTUATING CIRCUIT: The Halon or CO2 system actuating
c i r c u i t shall be Class A or solenoid coil supervised.
SEALING of the AREA: Cable penetrations and trenches
s h a l l be sealed. The designer shall provide an approved system for
s e a l i n g openings, i.e., show a sealing system detail on the contract
GENERATORS: When generators are protected by gaseous
extinguishing agents, the designers shall consider wind down time of
DRAINS: Where drains are provided, they are to be deep
trapped type to prevent leakage of the gas. Drains shall be provided
f o r all Air Force projects.
No halon shall be installed in NAVTELCOM
Show details of partitions extending down
into underfloor areas.