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NFPA 25 Fire Protection System Obstruction Investigation
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The 2008 Edition of NFPA 25 Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems require obstruction investigation and testing for microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC) if internal inspection of a particular sprinkler system reveals any of a number of conditions that may indicate internal corrosion:

Paragraph 14.2.1.2 of NFPA 25 states:

"Tubercules or slime, if found, shall be tested for indications of microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC)"

CorrConsult is uniquely qualified to provide these required testing services to sprinkler contractors and owners. The CorrConsult FPS Kit provides the user with all the tools and instructions to obtain water and pipe samples in a scientifically sound and microbiologically sterile manner for subsequent laboratory based testing by professional microbiologists and engineers.

Please click on the link for our Sprinkler System FPS Sampling Kit to learn more about the kit and how to order it.

Paragraph 14.2.1.2 of NFPA 25 furthermore states:

"An obstruction investigation shall be conducted for system or yard main piping whenever any of the following conditions exist:

(13) Pinhole leaks"

CorrConsult has over 10 years of experience in such condition assessments and can provide sprinkler contractors and owners with cost-effective and professional services. These investigations are conducted on-site by professionals with state-of-the-art equipment.

Please click on the link for our Fire Protection System Condition Assessment page to learn more about these services.

 
 
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