Wall hydrant type F and type S

Type F and type S wall hydrants support the fire department in the event of an emergency in order to ensure rapid fire-fighting operations. In addition, they serve as a self-help device for the layman.

Wall hydrant type F and type S

Wall hydrant type F and type S

Services

  • Support from CWS fire protection officer
  • Installation
  • Consulting
  • Maintenance
  • Acceptance
  • Planning & project engineering
  • Commissioning
  • Instruction / Training

Highlights

  • Ready-to-operate handover of the extinguishing water system "wet" or wall hydrants incl. all constructional and electrotechnical work

Wall hydrant type F and type S - advice, installation & maintenance

Wall hydrant type F - for self-help and for the fire department
Equipped with a reel and a dimensionally stable hose, wall hydrants type F are as easy to operate for the layman as a garden hose. Furthermore, fire department pressure hoses can be connected easily and quickly in professional use. 

Obligation to fire water transfer points: Due to the required water quantities and the associated large pipe dimensions, direct connection of this type to the drinking water installation is not permitted. For this application, so-called extinguishing water transfer points, e.g. consisting of supply tanks with pressure boosting systems or filling and emptying stations, are connected upstream. This also applies to existing extinguishing systems! (All available from us.)

Wall hydrant for "trained personnel"
A special form of wall hydrant is the one with flat hoses. In principle, these can also be operated by anyone, but require special training in which the personnel are instructed in the special handling of these devices. 

Drinking water installation with wall hydrant type S - "S" stands for self-help
Wherever the fire department uses alternative response tactics, the Type S wall hydrant can be used. These devices are used by the layman for initial firefighting of incipient fires. Again, as easy to use as a garden hose, while providing an almost "unlimited" amount of extinguishing water. The advantage of these wall hydrants is that, due to the amount of water required, an additional extinguishing water transfer point is generally not necessary. Direct integration into the drinking water installation is possible. Thus, facilities of this type, in addition to their efficiency, are very economical.

Regulations for "wet" extinguishing systems or for wall hydrants: 

  • DIN 14462: Fire-fighting water installations - Planning, installation, operation and maintenance of wall hydrant systems as well as systems with above-ground and underground hydrants.
  • DIN 1988-600: Technical rules for drinking water installations - Part 600: Drinking water installations in connection with fire extinguishing and fire protection systems
  • Consideration of regional or object-specific requirements 

Maintenance and testing of wall hydrants: Wall hydrants that are supplied by a "wet" extinguishing water system must be maintained at least once a year by a competent person. In addition, testing by a testing expert must take place every three to six years, depending on the federal state.

All-round carefree package
At CWS Fire Safety, you get everything from a single source. From the planning phase to the installation or repair as well as the refurbishment of such extinguishing systems or wall hydrants, our experts are always at your disposal for all questions and requests. 

Advantages

  • Can be used not only by the fire department but also by laymen
  • Extinguishing water is directly available and the wall hydrant is ready for use at any time

Sustainability

Water is a natural extinguishing agent.

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