IFC 4.3.0.1 (IFC4X3) development

7.6.4.3 Pset_FireSuppressionTerminalTypeFireHydrant

7.6.4.3.1 Semantic definition

Device, fitted to a pipe, through which a temporary supply of water may be provided (BS6100 330 6107)

For further details on fire hydrants, see www.firehydrant.org

7.6.4.3.2 Applicable entities

7.6.4.3.3 Properties

Name Property Type Data Type Description
FireHydrantType IfcPropertyEnumeratedValue PEnum_FireHydrantType

Defines the range of hydrant types from which the required type can be selected where.

DryBarrel: A hydrant that has isolating valves fitted below ground and that may be used where the possibility of water freezing is a consideration. WetBarrel: A hydrant that has isolating valves fitted above ground and that may be used where there is no possibility of water freezing.

PumperConnectionSize IfcPropertySingleValue IfcPositiveLengthMeasure

The size of a connection to which a fire hose may be connected that is then linked to a pumping unit.

NumberOfHoseConnections IfcPropertySingleValue IfcCountMeasure

The number of hose connections on the hydrant (excluding the pumper connection).

HoseConnectionSize IfcPropertySingleValue IfcPositiveLengthMeasure

The size of connections to which a hose may be connected (other than that to be linked to a pumping unit).

DischargeFlowRate IfcPropertySingleValue IfcVolumetricFlowRateMeasure

The volumetric rate of fluid discharge.

FlowClass IfcPropertySingleValue IfcLabel

Alphanumeric indication of the flow class of a hydrant (may be used in connection with or instead of the FlowRate property).

WaterIsPotable IfcPropertySingleValue IfcBoolean

Indication of whether the water flow from the hydrant is potable (set TRUE) or non potable (set FALSE).

PressureRating IfcPropertySingleValue IfcPressureMeasure

Pressure rating of the object.

Maximum pressure that the hydrant is manufactured to withstand.

BodyColour IfcPropertySingleValue IfcText

Colour of the body of the hydrant.

Note: Consult local fire regulations for statutory colours that may be required for hydrant bodies in particular circumstances.

CapColour IfcPropertySingleValue IfcText

Colour of the caps of the hydrant.

Note: Consult local fire regulations for statutory colours that may be required for hydrant caps in particular circumstances.

Table 7.6.4.3.A

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