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Kidde Marine FM-200 Special Hazard Systems



FM-200 is a leading alternative to Halon has been manufactured by Great Lakes Chemical Corporation, which has been utilised in Kidde Fire Protection Marine FM-200 fire protection systems.

Fast and effective, the Kidde FM-200 has a low space and weight characteristics, along with environmental acceptability.

Tens of thousands of FM-200 systems have been installed worldwide, with the system having been adopted by the majority of the world’s fire protection companies.

Benefits

  Fast and effective against a wide range of Class A, B and electrical fires
  Non-corrosive and electrically nonconductive – no damage to sensitive equipment
  Environmentally-acceptable
  Zero Ozone Depletion Potential
  Low pressure 25 bar system
  Engineered modular systems for optimum protection
  Minimal space/weight characteristics
  Low cost of ownership
  Computer design for maximum system effectiveness
  USCG, Lloyd’s Register and other prestigious approvals
  MED 96/98/EC compliant

What is FM-200?

Only containing carbon, hydrogen and fluorine, FM-200 is a colourless, odourless gas, lacking the ozone-depleting presence of bromine atoms. FM-200 is highly penetrative in the hazard zone. Largely acting by physical means on fires, FM-200 lowers the temperature of the flame and fuel to a point at which combustion reactions cannot be sustained. An advantage of FM-200 is that there is no significant post discharge clean-up, obscuration on discharge and damage to sensitive equipment.

The environment

FM-200 has a short atmospheric lifetime and zero ozone-depletion potential. The US EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) plus many other approval bodies accept the Kidde FM-200. FM-200 mitigates the effects of an uncontrolled fire and at the end of the lifetime of the system, the gas can be readily recovered and recycled.

System design

A versatile line of cylinders, valves and related components have been combined under the Kidde Fire Protection FM-200 range. Subject to stringent testing procedures, the Kidde FM-200 range have been selected and approved for use in the marine environment.

The Kidde FM-200 range has become known as the world's finest fire safety range, with flexibility, quality and reliability the key factors. Engineered systems offer optimum designs for defined risks with reduced pipe sizes, unbalanced flows and multiple compartment protection. In accordance with the Kidde Marine FM-200 Manual, systems are designed to achieve a minimum FM-200 concentration of 8.7% for diesel fuel and with a maximum discharge time of 10 seconds. This results in rapid fire protection, having a strict limitation on fire and smoke damage.


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FM-200 actuation components

Designed for optimum system performance, the FM-200 valves reduce pipe sizes and lower installation costs. Available in a range of sizes, the fast-opening valves are manufactured from tough, corrosion-resistant brass under stringent quality control standards. An easy-to-read gauge on the valve permits the convenient visual inspection of the cylinder pressure.

Marine FM-200 system valves are actuated by the following means:

  Remote cable release direct to agent container or via a CO2 or nitrogen pilot cylinder, also with manual release
  Pressure actuation using slave FM-200 or pilot CO2 or nitrogen with local actuation
  Manual local actuation of FM-200 cylinder valves
  Pneumatic actuation via pneumatic heat detectors, also under remote and local manual control
  Time delays and pre-discharge alarms are also available.

From discharge nozzles to control heads, all related components are designed to be compatible, allowing a complete system to be configured using USCG, Lloyd’s Register, MCA, DNV, FM, UL and LPCB approved Kidde equipment.

FM-200 cylinders

Ensuring maximum economy in installation and offering a choice of fill capacities to meet specific requirements, a wide range of cylinder sizes have been made available, all manufactured from high strength alloy steel.

An optional liquid level device for ease of contents monitoring and improved system maintenance features on the larger cylinders.

Nozzles

A range of custom-designed nozzles is available including 180° bulkhead and 360° deckhead types.

System space requirements

Stored as a liquid in nitrogen-pressurised containers at 25 bar, the Kidde FM-200 compares favourably with all other viable gaseous agents, leading to minimal storage space requirements.


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Assured reliability

Kidde Fire Protection systems are designed to conform to NFPA 2001 and tested to limits established by the International Maritime Organization (IMO). An empirically-verified Windows-based computer program is used to model two-phase agent flow and ensure that the correct concentration of agent is achieved within 10 seconds throughout the protected zones as required by the NFPA 2001 as well as the forthcoming ISO 14520.

Approvals

Kidde Marine FM-200 systems carry the following approvals:

  United States Coast Guard*
  Det Norske Veritas**
  Maritime & Coastguard Agency
  Lloyd’s Register of Shipping
  Lloyd’s Register Verification

*US CoastGuard approval indicates compliance with NFPA 2001 and IMO MSC Circular 848.
**DNV approval is granted with reference to SOLAS 1994.

Applications

Kidde FM-200 systems are best suited to the protection of machinery spaces and cargo pump rooms in a wide range of vessel types such as:

  Container ships
  Chemical tankers
  Passenger vessels
  General cargo ships
  Workboats
  Ferries
  Warships
  Government coast guard and research vessels
  Offshore oil and gas installations
  Pleasure craft


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Datasheet

Ordering Information


CONTAINERS - EMPTY - VERTICAL MOUNT

5lt Capacity c/w GCV 40 Valve & Pressure Indicator - 1-E7763-101-01-EU
8lt Capacity c/w GCV 40 Valve & Pressure Indicator - 1-E7763-102-01-EU
8lt Capacity c/w GCV 40 Valve & Pressure Indicator DOT - 1-E7763-102-01
16lt Capacity c/w GCV 40 Valve & Pressure Indicator - 1-E7763-103-01-EU
16lt Capacity c/w GCV 40 Valve & Pressure Indicator DOT - 1-E7763-103-01
28lt Capacity c/w GCV 40 Valve & Pressure Indicator - 1-E7763-104-01-EU
28lt Capacity c/w GCV 40 Valve & Pressure Indicator DOT - 1-E7763-104-01
51lt Capacity c/w GCV 40 Valve & Pressure Indicator - 1-E7763-105-01-EU
51lt Capacity c/w GCV 40 Valve & Pressure Indicator DOT - 1-E7763-105-01
81lt Capacity c/w GCV 50 Valve & Pressure Indicator - 1-E7763-106-05-EU
81lt Capacity c/w GCV 50 Valve & Pressure Indicator DOT - 1-E7763-106-05
142lt Capacity c/w GCV 50 Valve & Pressure Indicator - 1-E7763-108-01-EU
142lt Capacity c/w GCV 50 Valve & Pressure Indicator DOT - 1-E7763-108-01
243ltr Capacity c/w GCV 80 valve & Pressure Indicator - 1-E7763-110-05-EU
243ltr Capacity c/w GCV 80 valve & Pressure Indicator DOT - 1-E7763-110-05
368ltr Capacity c/w GCV 80 valve & Pressure Indicator DOT - 1-E7763-112-01
368ltr Capacity c/w GCV 80 valve & Pressure Indicator - 1-E7763-112-01-EU

CONTAINERS - EMPTY - VERTICAL MOUNT WITH LIQUID LEVEL INDICATING FACILITY

51lt Capacity c/w GCV 50 Valve, Pressure Indicator & L.L.I. - 1-E7763-105-01
81lt Capacity c/w GCV 50 Valve, Pressure Indicator & L.L.I. - 1-E7763-107-02
142lt Capacity c/w GCV 50 Valve, Pressure Indicator & L.L.I. - 1-E7763-109-01
243ltr Capacity c/w GCV 80 Valve, Pressure indicator & L.L.I. - 1-E7763-111-05
243ltr Capacity c/w GCV 80 Valve, Pressure indicator & L.L.I. - 1-E7763-111-05-EU
368ltr Capacity c/w GCV 80 Valve, Pressure indicator & L.L.I. - 1-E7763-113-01
368ltr Capacity c/w GCV 80 Valve, Pressure indicator & L.L.I. - 1-E7763-113-01-EU

CONTAINERS - EMPTY - HORIZONTAL MOUNT

5lt Capacity c/w GCV 40 Valve & Pressure Indicator - 1-E7763-121-01-EU
8lt Capacity c/w GCV 40 Valve & Pressure Indicator - 1-E7763-122-01-EU
16lt Capacity c/w GCV 40 Valve & Pressure Indicator - 1-E7763-123-01-EU
28lt Capacity c/w GCV 40 Valve & Pressure Indicator - 1-E7763-124-01-EU

FM-200 EXTINGUISHANT

FM-200, per kg, Initial Fill - 1-17241-015

SINGLE CONTAINER FIXING - HOOP STRAPS

5lt & 8lt Container Strap - 1-C6331-103
16lt & 28lt Container Strap - 1-C6331-104
51lt & 81lt Container Strap - 1-C6331-105-02
142lt Container Strap - 1-C6331-106
243lt Container Strap - 1-C6331-107
368ltr Container Strap - 1-C6331-121

CRADLES

51 & 81 ltr Cylinder Cradle - 1-235431
142 ltr Cylinder Cradle - 1-281867
243ltr Cylinder Cradle - 1-294652
368 ltr Cylinder Cradle - 1-06-118300-001

MODULAR MOUNTING BRACKETS

5lt Container Bracket - 1-D1162-001
8lt Container Bracket - 1-D1162-002
16lt Container Bracket - 1-D1162-003
28lt Container Bracket - 1-D1162-004

VALVE OUTLET ADAPTORS

Outlet Adaptor GCV 40 Valve to 1.5" BSPTR - 1-K63497-02
Outlet Adaptor GCV 50 Valve to 2" BSPTR - 1-K63497-03
Outlet Adaptor GCV 65 Valve to 2.5" BSPTR - 1-K63497-04
Outlet Adaptor GCV 40 Valve to 1.5" NPT - 1-283904
Outlet Adaptor GCV 50 valve to 2" NPT - 1-283905
Outlet Adaptor GCV 80 Valve Victaulic outlet to 3" BSP Nipple - 1-B6782-177
Outlet Adaptor GCV 80 Valve Victaulic outlet to 3" NPT Nipple - 1-B6782-182

VALVE OUTLET HOSES & CHECK VALVES

Outlet Hose GCV 40 Valve - 1-B6793-760
Outlet Hose GCV 50 Valve - 1-B6793-761
Outlet Hose GCV 80 Valve NPT / Grooved - 1-D7715-037
Outlet Hose GCV 80 Valve Grooved / Grooved - 1-D7715-038
Elbow Check 50mm NB (2" NPT) - 1-B6793-762
Swing Check 80mm NB (3" NPT) - 1-B6793-869
Outlet Hose (GCV 40 Valve) to Elbow Check 50mm NB Adaptor - 1-C3496-301

OUTLET HOSE TO PIPEWORK ADAPTORS

GCV 40 Outlet Hose 1.5" BSP Adaptor - 1-C3476-301
GCV 50 Outlet Hose 2" BSP Adaptor - 1-C3476-302
GCV 65 Outlet Hose 2.5" BSP Adaptor - 1-C3476-303

MANIFOLDS

2 Point 50mm NB Manifold for GCV 50 Valve (530 Centres), galvanised - 1-D1511-006
2 Point 80mm NB Manifold for GCV 50 Valve (610 Centres), galvanised - 1-D1511-007
3 Point 80mm NB Manifold for GCV 50 Valve (610 Centres), galvanised - 1-D1511-008
2 Branch manifold, 3" inlet - 1-D1511-025
3 Branch manifold, 3" inlet - 1-D1511-026
Single Row Manifold Bracket for 50mm NB Manifold - 1-K62768
Single Row Manifold Bracket for 80mm NB Manifold - 1-K62769
Single Row Manifold Bracket for 100mm NB Manifold - 1-K62770
Male Straight Adaptor, 5/16" Hose to 1/8" NPT - 1-B6793-773
Male Elbow Adaptor, 5/16" Hose to 1/8" NPT - 1-B6793-774
Male BranchTee, 5/16" Hose to 1/8" NPT - 1-B6793-775

PILOT HOSE ADAPTORS

Hose to Pressure Operated Device, 1/2" NPT to 5/16" - 1-C3466-301
Hose to Pipework (Discharge), 3/4" BSP to 5/16" - 1-C3496-304
Hose to Hose Connector, 5/16" to 5/16" - 1-C3466-302

PRESSURE OPERATED DEVICES

Cylinder Supervisory Pressure Switch, NO/NC - 1-06-118262-001
Discharge Pressure Switch, Standard - 1-B6793-731
Discharge Pressure Switch, 3-Pole, Single Throw, Flameproof - 1-B6793-732
Pressure Trip - 1-B6793-733

1-WARNING/ CAUTION NOTICES

Label (Manual When Occupied) FM-200 - 1-K63499-03
Label Entrance (Caution) FM-200 - 1-K63499-04
Label (Manual Control Point) FM-200 - 1-K63499-05
Label Entrance [Caution] FM-200 in Arabic - 1-K63499A04
Label [Manual Control Point] FM-200 in Arabic - 1-K63499A05
Label Entrance [Caution] FM-200, Vinyl Self-adhesive - 1-C9176-801
Label [Manual Control Point] FM-200, Vinyl Self-adhesive - 1-C9176-802

ACTUATOR ADAPTORS

Non-stackable Electric Control Head to Conduit Adaptor M20 Conduit, BS6053 - 1-C3494-302
Stackable Solenoid to Conduit Adaptor M20 Conduit BS6053 - 1-C3494-303
Cable Only Operating Control Head Piping Entry 3/8" BSP Female - 1-C3494-304

TRANSFER SWITCH

Main to Reserve Transfer Switch, electric - 1-B6793-790

RECOMMENDED FM-200 SPARES

Valve Gauge FM200 (PSI) - 1-06-117879-000
Valve Gauge FM200 GCV EU (Bar) - 1-06-117879-100

GCV 40 VALVE (TPED)

Complete Valve Assembly, 40mm NB, inc. safety caps and pressure ind - 1-B6793-793

GCV 50 VALVE (TPED)

Complete Valve Assembly, 50mm NB, inc. safety caps and pressure ind - 1-B6793-792

GCV 65 VALVE

Complete Valve Assembly, 80mm NB, inc. safety caps and pressure ind - 1-K63536-04



Please note - Product designs and specifications are subject to change without notice. The user is responsible for determining the suitability of this product.

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