UL 47:2017-05 Semiautomatic Fire Hose Storage Devices.
1.1 These requirements cover semiautomatic fire hose storage devices (SHSD) intended for use in controlling incipient fires by occupants of buildings. An SHSD is intended for use with specifically-identified fire hose.
1.2 Requirements for the installation, use, and care of hose storage devices and fire hose are included
in the following standards of the National Fire Protection Association: Installation of Standpipe, Private
Hydrants, and Hose Systems, NFPA 14; and Care, Use, and Service Testing of Fire Hose, Including
Connections and Nozzles, NFPA 1962.
1.3 Semiautomatic fire hose storage devices as covered by these requirements use hose having an
inside diameter of 1-1/2 inches (38.1 mm) or less and are capable of storing not more than 100 feet (30
m) of fire hose, in accordance with the Standard for Installation of Standpipe and Hose Systems, NFPA
2 Components
2.1 Except as indicated in 2.2, a component of a product covered by this standard shall comply with the requirements for that component. See Appendix A for a list of standards covering components generally used in the products covered by this standard.
2.2 A component is not required to comply with a specific requirement that:
a) Involves a feature or characteristic not required in the application of the component in the product covered by this standard, or
b) Is superseded by a requirement in this standard.
2.3 A component shall be used in accordance with its rating established for the intended conditions of use.
2.4 Specific components are incomplete in construction features or restricted in performance capabilities. Such components are intended for use only under limited conditions, such as certain temperatures not exceeding specified limits, and shall be used only under those specific conditions.
3 Units of Measurement
3.1 Values stated without parentheses are the requirement. Values in parentheses are explanatory or
approximate information.
4 Undated References
4.1 Any undated reference to a code or standard appearing in the requirements of this standard shall be
interpreted as referring to the latest edition of that code or standard.
5 Glossary
5.1 For the purpose of this standard the following definitions apply.
5.2 FULL FLOW CONDITIONS — The flow rate at the rated service pressure with the nozzle in a fully- open position and the fire hose fully extended.
5.3 SERVICE PRESSURE — The static outlet pressure in pounds per square inch available at the standpipe to which the fire hose storage device is to be connected.
5.4 SHSD — Semiautomatic fire hose storage device.
5.5 WORKING PRESSURE — The flowing pressure in pounds per square inch available at the nozzle end of the fire hose.UL 47 pdf download.