UL 246A
Outline of Investigation for Non-Threaded Connections for Fire Hydrants and Fire Department Connections

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Edition Number:1SCC Approved:--
Edition Date:2013-04-12DOD Approved: --
Price Code:AANSI Approved: --
Type:outline

  • SCOPE

    1 Scope

    1.1 This Outline of Investigation covers requirements for the construction and performance of non-threaded connections when used as outlets on fire hydrants and inlets on fire department connections in the nominal 4 and 5 inch sizes.

    1.2 These non-threaded connections are intended for use:

    a)    For hydrant pumper connections,

    b)    To adapt from threaded hydrant pumper connections, and

    c)    With couplings on fire department hoses that comply with the dimensions specified in the National Fire Protection Association Standard for Fire Hose Connections, NFPA 1963.

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
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    • Outline Title Page
    • Table of Contents
      • Body
        • INTRODUCTION
          • 1 Scope
          • 2 Units of Measurement
          • 3 Undated References
        • CONSTRUCTION
          • 4 General
        • PERFORMANCE
          • 5 General
            • 5.1 Details
            • 5.2 Leakage and hydrostatic tests
            • 5.3 Assembly test
            • 5.4 Tensile test
            • 5.5 Corrosion resistance
            • 5.6 Tests on gasket seal materials
            • 5.7 Vacuum test
            • 5.8 Force to connect and disconnect
            • 5.9 10-day moist ammonia air stress cracking test
        • MARKING
          • 6 General
        • MANUFACTURING AND PRODUCTION TESTS
          • 7 General