STANDPIPE SIAMESE SIGN (ALUMINUM SIGNS 5X10)
"STANDPIPE SIAMESE" SIGN (SIZE 5'' X 10'')
Size 5 Inch x 10 Inch
Sign has mounting holes in each corner.
Sign Thickness 0.02''
Sign letters color: Red
Sign background color: White
Sign material: Aluminium
Sign Type: Wall Mounted
HPD Required sign: NO (See Law and regulations)
DOB NYC Required sign: NO (See Law and regulations- for more detail)
Fire Department required sign: YES (See Law and regulations- for more detail)
Required signs for restaurant and bars- N/A (See Law and regulations)
DOT Required Sign: NO (See Law and regulations)
DSNY Required Sign: NO (See Law and regulations)
SKU: MDL NYC HMC NYC FD5-10x17214
Sign Group: Property Management Signs, DOB Signs, Fire Department Signs, Siamese Signs, Standpipe Signs, Aluminum Tags and Labels, Equipment Signs, Siamese Identification Signs
This is a sturdy STANDPIPE FIRE DEPARTMENT SIGN - WHITE BACKGROUND WITH DARK RED LETTERS (MATERIAL IS STURDY ALUMINUM; size is 5'' x 10'') WITH ONE HOLE IN EACH CORNER. The thickness of the sign is 0.02''. This SIAMESE standpipe sign is required by the Fire Department and is made from a type of ALUMINUM, which is exceptionally sturdy. The sign is for both indoor and outdoor use.
Install a STANDPIPE SIAMESE sign to stay compliant with the relevant laws, regulations and recommendations in force in NYC. Maintain the safety levels required by different federal and municipal agencies and institutions that observe and enforce the law.
Our STANDPIPE SIAMESE signage comes with four pre- drill holes, which allow you to either use screws and install sign on walls behind relevant equipment or use Jack Chain/Sturdy Wire and install sign on the equipment it refers to, in which case you can simply hang sign where it belongs.
This is an aluminum “STANDPIPE SIAMESE” sign with WHITE BACKGROUND,RED LETTERS,size 5x10 & 4 drill holes for heavy duty installation.Post sign to locate/tag/label STANDPIPE SIAMESE & inform tenants/owners/officers/Fire Department Crew of its location
What is a standpipe system used for?
Automatic Dry Standpipe system is only designed to have water in the systempiping when the system is in use. Manual Dry Standpipe system are exclusively for fire department use and require a fire department pumper to supply the need pressure and water supply through a fire department connection. Standpipe systems are designed to provide fire protection water for hose lines in strategically placed locations inside a building or structure. Some older buildings only have standpipe systems while many newer buildings will have a combination system, which supplies the fire sprinkler system and the standpipe system
What is the purpose of a standpipe system?
A Standpipe is a type of rigid water piping which is built into multi-story buildings in a vertical position, to which fire hoses can be connected, allowing manual application of water to the fire. Within buildings standpipes thus serve the same purpose as fire hydrants.
What is the advantage of a dry standpipe system?
A "wet" standpipe is filled with water and is pressurized at all times. In contrast todry standpipes, which can be used only by firefighters, wet standpipes can be used by building occupants. Wet standpipes generally already come with hoses so that building occupants may fight fires quickly
Are standpipes required?
(Generally speaking, most buildings over 10,000 square feet must be fully sprinkled.) In summary, if a building is required to be equipped with a fully automatic sprinkler system, and it is more than 30 feet from surrounding grade to the highest or lowest story, a Class I standpipe system is likely required.
Why is it called a standpipe?
Standpipe may refer to: Standpipe (firefighting), a rigid vertical or horizontal pipe to which fire hoses can be connected. ... Standpipe water towers, used in the late 19th century. Standpipe (plumbing), a vertical pipe attached to a p-trap for rapid high-volume wastewater drainage such as from washing machines.
How many classes of standpipe systems are there?
The Three Types of Standpipe Systems. Class I Systems [2-1/2" (64mm) hose connections] are provided for use by fire departments and those trained in handling heavy water streams.
What is a standpipe drain?
The proper way to drain a washing machine isn't to hook the hose over the edge of a utility sink, as many homeowners do, but to install a standpipe and secure it to the wall framing. A standpipe is a vertical length of 2-inch drain pipe connected to a P-trap which is in turn connected to a drain
How many basic types of standpipe systems are there?
The specific type of system is based on the occupancy classification and building height. Standpipes have three major classifications: Class I standpipes serve a 2.5-inch fire hose connection for fire department use.
What is a Class 1 standpipe?
Class II standpipes are intended to be used by the occupants of the building, like fire extinguishers, and are equipped with a valve and 1.5-inch hose connection at each location. ... Class III standpipes are a combination of Classes I and II, using both sizes of hose connections and Class I water supply requirements.
What is a standpipe valve?
Firefighters need reliable supplies of water to effectively extinguish fires. ... Code requirements were enacted, and the use of standpipe systems – a series of pipe designed to provide water for hose lines in strategic locations within a structure – and their outlets, the fire department angle hose valve, were mandated.
What is a combination standpipe?
A combined system consists both of sprinkler piping and is a standpipe for the building. Combined systems are the usual choice by building owners and contractors because their dual purpose is sensible, safe, and economical.
What is the pressure requirement & flow requirement of standpipe & sprinklers?
The minimum pressure while flowing the required standpipe flow (500 gpm from the hydraulically most remote standpipe and 250 gpm from each additional standpipe, up to a maximum of 1000 gpm for a fully sprinklered building) shall be 75 psi at any valve outlet while flowing 250 gpm through each valve
What is a standpipe test?
A standpipe is the vertical piping that connects fire sprinkler systems and hose stations between multiple floors. It is common to see standpipes in stairwells of high-rise buildings. A rooftop standpipe test verifies the water supply, pump and piping at the topmost part of the system.
How does a standpipe work?
In North America, a standpipe is a type of rigid water piping which is built into multi-story buildings in a vertical position or bridges in a horizontal position, to which fire hoses can be connected, allowing manual application of water to the fire.
Siamese signs – The signs are designed to inform 1st respondends about Siamese connection location and type of connection. The Fire Department Connection, also commonly known as the Siamese connection, is an important component found on most sprinkler and standpipe systems. When a fire sprinkler system activates, the FDC provides a means for firefighters to connect hose lines to supplement the fire sprinkler system's domestic water supply. We can say it is called two for one. In case one side of the Siamese does not work, the other one will support it.
Frequently asked questions about Siamese signage and how the Siamese work:
How does a Siamese fire connection work? A siamese connection or splitter in fire protection engineering is a pipe fitting that allows two or more fire hoses to be connected to a single standpipe riser at the same general location. It is called so due to the visual similarity to siamese twins
What is the purpose of Siamese connections? The Fire Department Connection, also commonly known as the Siamese connection, is an important component found on most sprinkler and standpipe systems. When a fire sprinkler system activates, the FDC provides a means for firefighters to connect hose lines to supplement the fire sprinkler system's domestic water supply
Siamese connections is a fire department connection. One can find a fire department connection in many high rise building and new constructions. Those are pipes in front of buildings painted red, green, and yellow and look like fire hydrants. They are used by the fire department crew to fight fires.
Why it is called “Siamese”? They are called so, because of their visual similarity to Siamese twins since they encompass two pipe openings for a single pipe that leads either to the building’s standpipe, a vertical water pipe that leads all the way to the top of the building, or the building’s sprinkler system, or both. One opening is a backup for the other, in case the first is defective, though it can also be connected to a second hose if more pressure is needed.
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This is an aluminum “STANDPIPE SIAMESE” SIGN with holes for HEAVY DUTY installation. In NYC use/post sign to inform tenants/owners/guests/officers of siamese standpipe in facility with proper HPD designation and aluminum signs
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