ASTM E2174 - 10ae1 standard practice for on-site inspection of installed fire stops

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Source: ASTM International

This practice is intended to provide a standard set of guidelines that are to be followed when conducting and reporting on inspections of installed fire stops.

This practice is intended to provide a means to verify compliance of the installed fire stops to the inspection documents.

This practice is not intended to provide a basis for selecting installers or products or both.

This practice is not intended to establish any performance criteria of the inspected fire stops.

1. Scope

1.1 This practice covers the establishing of procedures to inspect fire stops, including methods for field verification and inspection.

1.2 This practice addresses all types of fire stops installed through or into fire resistive assemblies.

Note 1—Fire stop is defined in Test Method E814.

1.3 This practice provides methods by which qualified inspectors verify that required fire stops on a project have been installed and that their installations are in accordance with the inspection documents.

1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

1.5 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.6 The text of this standard references notes and footnotes that provide explanatory material. These notes and footnotes (excluding those in tables and figures) shall not be considered as requirements of the standard.

2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately)

ASTM Standards
E176 Terminology of Fire Standards
E631 Terminology of Building Constructions
E699 Practice for Evaluation of Agencies Involved in Testing, Quality Assurance, and Evaluating of Building Components
E814 Test Method for Fire Tests of Penetration Firestop Systems

Other Standards
UL1479-94 Fire Tests of Through-Penetration Fire Stops

Other Documents
InternationalBuildin

Index Terms

fire stop; inspection; inspector: Authority having jurisdiction (AHJ); Approving authority (AA); Field verification; Fire stops; Inspected fire stops; Inspection--buildings; Installation--building materials/applications; Minimum requirements; Repaired fire stops;

ICS Code

ICS Number Code 13.220.20 (Fire protection)

DOI: 10.1520/E2174-10AE01

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