BS 8489-1:2016 Fixed fire protection systems. Industrial and commercial watermist systems. Code of practice for design and installation

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BS 8489-1:2016

Fixed fire protection systems. Industrial and commercial watermist systems. Code of practice for design and installation

Status : Current   Published : May 2016

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What is this standard about?

The BS 8489 series of standards grew out of Drafts for Development (DD) and provides essential guidance to those involved in fire safety. This first part of BS 8489 gives recommendations for the specific design and installation of industrial and commercial watermist systems.

Who is this standard for?

  • Anyone involved in the fire engineering community
  • Manufacturers, designers and installers of watermist systems
  • Specifiers
  • Regulators
  • Insurers

Why should you use this standard? 

BS 8489-1 provides a structured approach and guidelines for designing and installing fixed watermist systems, outlining specific industrial and commercial fire hazards and helping to protect both life and property. 

The BS 8489 series uses a structured approach to the selection, application and deployment of watermist systems in buildings. They help assist the fire engineering community in formulating fire-fighting strategies for the protection of buildings and complement the guidance provided in BS 5306-0 Fire protection installations and equipment on premises. Guide for selection of installed systems and other fire equipment.

What’s changed since the last update?

BS 8489-1 is a full revision of the Draft for Development and includes the following principal changes:

  • Guidance on areas of operation
  • Guidance on the effective capacity of tank
  • Extension of scope of application to cover more areas in buildings when supported by test standards produced by other organizations



Standard NumberBS 8489-1:2016
TitleFixed fire protection systems. Industrial and commercial watermist systems. Code of practice for design and installation
StatusCurrent
Publication Date31 May 2016
Cross ReferencesBS 1710, BS 5839-1, BS 7273-3, BS 7273-5, BS 7671, BS 8489-4, BS 8489-5, BS 8489-6, BS 8489-7, BS EN 1057, BS EN 1968, BS EN 10255, BS EN 12259, BS EN 12845:2004+A2:2009, BS EN 13501-1:2007+A1:2009, BS EN 15004-1:2008, BS EN 60947-1: 2007+A1:2011, BS EN 60947-4-1:2010+A1:2012, BS EN 62395, BS EN ISO 14847, FM 5560:2016, ISO 6182-11, BS 4422:2005, BS 8458, BS EN 1568, BS EN 1717:2000, BS EN 12094, DD CEN/TS 14816, ISO/IEC 17025
ReplacesDD 8489-1:2011
Draft Superseded By14/30295814 DC
DescriptorsFire extinguishers (built-in), Fire extinguishers, Firefighting equipment, Fire safety in buildings, Water, Mist, Fire sprinklers, Industrial facilities, Business facilities, Design, Installation, Water supply, Maintenance, Testing, Fire alarms, Firefighting, Valves, Pipes, Sprayer nozzles, Technical documents, Instructions for use
ICS13.220.01
13.220.20
CommitteeFSH/18/5
ISBN978 0 580 85528 3
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages80
File Size1.865 MB
Price£264.00


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