Device, fitted to a pipe, through which a temporary supply of water may be provided (BS6100 330 6107)
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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.
The size of a connection to which a fire hose may be connected that is then linked to a pumping unit.
The number of hose connections on the hydrant (excluding the pumper connection).
The size of connections to which a hose may be connected (other than that to be linked to a pumping unit).
The volumetric rate of fluid discharge.
Alphanumeric indication of the flow class of a hydrant (may be used in connection with or instead of the FlowRate property).
Indication of whether the water flow from the hydrant is potable (set TRUE) or non potable (set FALSE).
Pressure rating of the object.
Maximum pressure that the hydrant is manufactured to withstand.
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.
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.