FM 5560 updated

The Examination Standard now contains two new Fire Test Protocols!

Examination Standard 5560 (water mist systesm) has been updated to include two new fire test protocols which enable the certification of water mist fire protection systems for the protection of a variety of new occupancies which include;

  • Hazard Category 2 (HC-2) – including lightly and moderately loaded non-storage, nonmanufacturing, and manufacturing areas with ordinary combustibles (e.g., machine shops, woodworking, electronic assembly, and retail areas)
  • Hazard Category 3 (HC-3) – including areas with generally continuous heaver combustible loading with limited quantities of ignitable liquids and/or heavier amounts of plastics (e.g., manufacturing, plastics processing and molding, garages, and convention centers)