FPFPSTINDVV-A Fire Protection Fire Post Indicator Valve - Annual

                                                     Man Hours 1
Special Instructions:

The work required by this procedure may cause the activation of an alarm and/or a
supervisory signal.  The office manager and control center or fire
department that will receive the alarm and/or signal must be notified prior to
start of work.  This work should be done when other scheduled maintenance is
being performed that involves water flow through valve.  (See Inspections
FPACHKVV-A, FPDRYPPDLGE-M, & FPFPSTINDW-A). Review manufacturer's instructions.

Items to Check & Initial Completion:

1. ___ Remove any obstructions to easy accessibility.
2. ___ Where applicable, remove debris and water from pit.
3. ___ Inspect for valve being set plumb so that post indicator is
4. ___ Replace damaged or missing cap, window glass, target plate,
       operating wrench, post, bonnet, and valve tamper switch.
5. ___ Remove cap, check for corrosion or damage to extension rod,
       coupling, threads, and signs of leaking valve.
6. ___ Lubricate threads.
7. ___ Remove and clean window glass.
8. ___ Clean both target plates.  Illegible target plates should be
       replaced or painted.
9. ___ Completely close valve and check for easy operation and
       leaks from stuffing box.
10.___ Adjust target plate (shut) so it is centered in window  frame.
11.___ Open valve until torque of rod is noticed (tendency for wrench to spring
       back) then back off valve about 1/4 turn.
12.___ Check position of target (open).  Adjust if necessary.
13.___ Replace cap, tamper seal, and wrench.
14.___ Clean up and remove all debris from work area.

Tools & Materials:

1.  Standard Tool Kit
    Plus Pipe wrenches to 24"
         Tubing cutters
         Flaring tool
         Small acetylene outfit
         Packing tool kit and packing
         3/4" socket set
         Crescent wrenches to 14"
2.  Lubricants.
3.  Cleaning materials.

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