UL 401
Standard for Portable Spray Hose Nozzles for Fire-Protection Service

DETAILS
Edition Number:5SCC Approved:--
Edition Date:2014-10-16DOD Approved: --
Price Code:CANSI Approved: 2017-06-29
Type:ulstd

  • SCOPE

    1 Scope

    1.1 These requirements cover portable hand line spray hose nozzles intended for general fire fighting or for use with fire hose mounted on standpipe systems.

    1.2 Requirements for the installation and use of spray nozzles used in standpipe systems are intended to be in accordance with the Standard for Standpipe, and Hose Systems,NFPA 14.

    1.3 Nozzles covered by this Standard are intended to be inspected and maintained in accordance with Standard for the Inspection, Care and Use of Fire Hose, Couplings and Nozzles and the Service Testing of Fire Hose, NFPA 1962, and the Standard for the Inspection, Testing and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems, NFPA 25, when used in standpipe systems.

    1.4 Nozzles covered by this Standard are intended for use on:

    a)    Class A common combustibles such as wood and paper, and B flammable liquid fires; or

    b)    Class A, B, and C, if suitable for use on electrically energized fires.

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
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    • Cover
    • Transmittal
    • Table of Contents
      • Body
        • INTRODUCTION
          • 1 Scope
          • 2 Components
          • 3 Units of Measurement
          • 4 Undated References
          • 5 Glossary
        • CONSTRUCTION
          • 6 General
          • 7 Materials
          • 8 Controls
        • PERFORMANCE
          • 9 General
          • 10 Discharge Calibration Test
          • 11 Discharge Pattern Test
          • 12 Discharge Pattern Test for Nozzles Rated for Class C Fires
          • 13 Clogging Test
          • 14 Tests on Controls
          • 15 Tests on Hand Holds, Hand Grips and Ladder Hooks
          • 16 High Temperature Test
          • 17 Low Temperature Test
          • 18 Rough Usage Test
          • 19 Leakage Test
          • 20 Hydrostatic Pressure Test
          • 21 Salt Spray Corrosion Test
          • 22 10-Day Moist Ammonia Air Stress Cracking Test
          • 23 Polymeric Nozzle Tests
            • 23.1 General
            • 23.2 Air-oven aging test
            • 23.3 Light and water exposure test
            • 23.4 Water exposure test
          • 24 Elastomeric Parts (Except Inlet Connection Gaskets) Test
        • MANUFACTURING AND PRODUCTION TESTS
          • 25 General
          • 26 Body Strength and Leakage Test
        • MARKING
          • 27 General
    • APPENDIX A