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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter HPart 76Subpart 76.10 → §76.10-15


Title 46: Shipping
PART 76—FIRE PROTECTION EQUIPMENT
Subpart 76.10—Fire Main System, Details


§76.10-15   Piping.

(a) All piping, valves, and fittings shall meet the applicable requirements of subchapter F (Marine Engineering) of this chapter.

(b) All distribution cut-off valves shall be marked as required by §78.47-15 of this subchapter.

(c) For vessels on an international voyage, the diameter of the fire main shall be sufficient for the effective distribution of the maximum required discharge from two fire pumps operating simultaneously. This is in addition to §76.10-5(c). The discharge of this quantity of water through hoses and nozzles at a sufficient number of adjacent hydrants shall be at a minimum Pitot tube pressure of approximately 50 pounds per square inch.

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