This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes: Hangers, Supports, Restraints, and Guides, General Purpose Valves, General Trade Math, Shop Drawings, Standard Spray Fire Sprinklers, Wet Fire Sprinkler Systems, and Dry-Pipe Systems.
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Table of Contents
(Total Level Hours: 152.5)
18201-07 Hangers, Supports, Restraints, and Guides (15 Hours)
Identifi es and describes strength/spacing requirements, types, and installation of pipe hangers, supports, restraints, and
guides. Covers types and installation of earthquake bracing and explains sleeving and fi restopping.
18202-07 General Purpose Valves (15 Hours)
Covers the various types of valves and valve applications used in the sprinkler industry, including service procedures
for standard valves. Also covers installation of OS&Y valves, butterfl y grooved valves, and tamper switches. Outlines
procedures for disassembling, servicing, and reassembling check valves.
18203-07 General Trade Math (20 Hours)
Explains basic math principles used to solve everyday problems, including converting quantities from the English
system to the metric system and vice versa. Specific sprinkler fitting problems are covered such as calculating 45-degree
offsets and tank volume, centering sprinkler heads using geometric methods, and problems relating to hanger sizing.
18204-07 Shop Drawings (32.5 Hours)
Instructs how to read drawings to identify materials, calculate square footage and number of sprinklers required, lay out
sprinkler hanger locations, and identify sprinkler orifice sizes.
18205-07 Standard Spray Fire Sprinklers (20 Hours)
Discusses standard spray sprinklers relative to occupancies and to maximum coverage calculations. Explains how to
identify sprinkler manufacturer and type using the Sprinkler Identifi cation Number (SIN).
18206-07 Wet Fire Sprinkler Systems (25 Hours)
Explains the purpose, function, and operation of wet pipe system components. Describes riser check valves, alarm check
valves, and trim; fl ow, tamper, and pressure switches; fire department connections and hose stations; antifreeze systems;
faulty pressure gauges; inspector’s test connections and auxiliary drains; and hydrostatic testing and test pumps.
18207-07 Dry-Pipe Systems (25 Hours)
Explains the purpose, function, and operation of components used in a dry-pipe system. Instructs how to install pressure
gauges on alarm valves and accelerators, how to set and adjust an air maintenance device, and how to reset and troubleshoot