• FDC STANDPIPE SIGN- BRUSHED ALUMINUM (ALUMINUM SIGNS 10X12)- The Mont Argent Line

    $11.95

     FDC STANDPIPE SIGN (ALUMINUM SIGNS 10 X 12)


    Size 10 inch x 12 inch

    Sign has mounting holes in each corner.

    Sign Thickness 0.02''

    Sign letters color: BLACK

    Sign background color: BRUSHED ALUMINUM

    Sign material: Aluminium

    Sign Type: Wall Mounted


    Rounded corners for easy handling and a professional appearance

    Sign has pre-punched holes to insure a hassle-free installation

    HPD Required sign: NO (See Law and regulations)

    DOB NYC Required sign: NO (See Law and regulations)

    Fire Department required sign: YES (See Law and regulations)

    REQUIRED SIGNS for RESTAURANTS & 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 FDRB 91391817

    Sign Group: Fire Department Signs, Standpipe FDC Signs, Standpipe Fire Department Connection Signs, Aluminum Signs, Silver Background Signs, Standpipe Signs, Fire Department Connection Standpipe Signs, FDC Standpipe Signs

    This is an aluminum “FDC STANDPIPE” SIGN with holes for installation.In NYC use/post sign to label Fire Department Connection & inform owner/tenants/officers/Fire Crew in facility with aluminum signs/FDC standpipe aluminum signs


    Our FDC STANDPIPE signage comes with four pre-drill holes, which allow you to either use screws and install aluminum 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 it where it belongs.

     

    Install an FDC STANDPIPE  aluminum 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.


    This is a sturdy FDC STANDPIPE  aluminum sign with Brushed Aluminum background, BLACK letters and 4 holes for heavy duty installation. It is a size 10X12 aluminum sign. It is 0.02 inches thick. It is a sign made of sturdy aluminum.

      

    Why do we need a sign FDC in the building ?

    The FDC ( Fire department connection sign) is a sign that help the fire department to quickly find the FDC to connect to the fire pump truck  and this connection allows the fire department to supplement the fire protection system in the event of a fire.

     

    What is FDC ?

    The Fire Department Connection (FDC), also known as the Siamese Connection, is an important component found on most sprinkler and standpipe systems. When a sprinkler system activates, the fire department connects hose lines from a pumper truck to the fire department connection. This connection allows the fire department to supplement the fire protection system in the event of a fire.

     

    What is Standpipe and Dry Standpipe?

    The standpipe extends into the building to supply fire fighting water to the interior of the structure via hose outlets, often located between each pair of floors in stairwells in high rise buildings. Dry standpipes are not filled with water until needed in fire fighting

     

    What is Standpipe systems?

    Standpipe systems are a series of pipe which connect a water supply to hose connections, basically an extension of the fire hydrant system. They are designed to provide a pre-piped water system for building occupants or the fire department


    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.


    What is an FDC? FDC is defined as Fire Department Connection. The fire department requires owners to put clear signs indicating where the FDC in the building is. Fdc signs need to be clear and easy to read with strong contrast between the letters and background.


    FDC SIGNS- FIRE DEPARTMENT CONNECTION SIGNS:

    FDC STANDS FOR FIRE DEPARTMENT CONNECTION. The FDC signs are designed to inform the 1st respondends of the location of the fire department connection in case of fire. The FDC is a connection on the exterior of a commercial building, where a responding fire department can attach a fire hose and pump water into the building's standpipe system supplementing the water pressure to the buidling's sprinkler system

    What is the purpose of FDC? 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

    What is FDC sign and Fire Department Connection Sign compliancy?
    To be compliant with NFPA 14 owners are required to post FDC signs to mark standpipes and fire hose connections.

    What is the most common type of FDC connection?  One of the most common FDCs, known as a Siamese or two-way connection, has two 2 1/2-inch female swivel connections. NFPA requires that all fire department connections use 2 1/2" National Hose (NH) threaded female couplings unless the authority having jurisdiction designates another specific connection type



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    For more information about what is required of number letter signs and letter number signage for stairs, staircases, stairways, stairwells and steps see see the laws that are referenced and the rules applicable to your city and state. This page is for informational purposes only and is not intended as legal advice, professional advice or a statement of law. You may wish to consult with an attorney.


     

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