Fire Marshal's Association
of Colorado

CPVC Inspector/Plan Check Training Class

  • September 18, 2020
  • 09:00
  • Online via Zoom Meeting


Registration is closed

PRESENTATION:  CPVC Inspector/Plan Check Training Class

This class will last approximately 3 hours and provide the attendees with the opportunity to learn the proper Inspection, Plan Checking, Testing, Handling and Installation of CPVC fire sprinkler pipe, fittings and valves. It will review the Listing and Approval applications while addressing key points of the Spears® Manufacturing FlameGuard® FG-3 CPVC Fire Sprinkler Products Installation Guide. The program will also include discussions on the related codes and standards NFPA 13, 13D and 13R governing the installation of residential and light hazard fire sprinkler systems.

Some of the key topics that will be discussed include:

  1. Cure Times of new, cut-in and repair installations
  2. Solvent Cement & Sprinkler Obstruction Inspection Issues
  3. Hanging & support spacing and methods
  4. Earthquake / Seismic Bracing requirements
  5. Hydrostatic and Air testing of CPVC systems
  6. Expansion and Contraction Issues
  7. Special Installations – Attics, Interstitial Spaces, Basements, Garages & Underground
  8. Freeze Protection - Anti-Freeze, Dry and Pre-Action Systems
  9. Bending and Deflection of CPVC Pipe
  10. Incompatibility Issues
  11. Approved Compatible Products

SPEAKER: Scott Harrison (FlameGuard Technical Specialist, Spears Manufacturing Co.)

Scott Harrison brings with him over 47 years of experience, education, and knowledge in all aspects of the fire sprinkler industry. This includes estimating, design, service, project and branch management as well as inspection, product development, forensic investigation, sales and technical consulting. He holds a BA Degree in Communications and Business from San Diego State University and is a U.S. Army Veteran. He’s an active member of NFPA, NFSA and the AFSA and is a keynote speaker for various local, national and international trade associations. Scott is the FlameGuard CPVC Technical Specialist for Spears Manufacturing and provides technical consulting and training to architects, engineers, AHJs, designers, contractors and end-users internationally who use the FlameGuard CPVC Fire Sprinkler Products.

Business Meeting to follow the presentation.  Please register for the business meeting separately here.

FIRE MARSHAL'S ASSOCIATION OF COLORADO                                                                  To Promote and Support Fire and Life Safety through Education,                    Legislation, and Code Development.

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