Potter Pipe Sample Test

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MIC Corrosion Inside Pipe test is designed to conform to the requirements of NFPA 25 2002 requiring testing for MIC if slime or tubercles are discovered an internal inspection The test involves removing some of the slime scale tubercules mounds etc from the pipe section at Potter microbiologically influenced corrosion MIC analysis pipe section will be evaluated for wall loss and MIC damage receiving the sample the lab will establish a chain of custody and the sample for bacterium extraction Five groups of bacteria be cultured Heterotrophic Bacterium which determines if the of bacterium are anaerobic without air or aerobic with in nature Slime Forming Bacterium aids in tubercle formation Related Bacterium iron pipe oxidizing and reducing bacterium Reducing Bacterium causes pit corrosion and Acid producing causes pit corrosion The testing will take approximately 9 to allow for bacteria culture growth A full written report will be approximately 15 business days after testing is started Section Return Procedure The sample must be received by Potter within 72 hrs after it is from the sprinkler system Package the failed pipe section 8 24 in length to preserve deposits corrosion sites during shipping Taping plastic bags or duct tape over ends will help retain deposits during shipping Mark the sample with orientation i e top bottom if known Package the pipe section a shipping box using packing materials to ensure the sample is well to prevent being crushed or broken during shipping Complete sample identification of this document and include with pipe return Contact Potter at 800 325 3936 for prepaid shipping information testing procedures have been tested against the appropriate American Type Culture Collection strains for each specific of bacterium Sample identification form Prepaid shipping U S Only Laboratory analysis of returned pipe sample number 1119184 Identification This section MUST be filled out completely and returned with sample Requesting Test State Zip you would like report sent via email Pipe Sample Taken Riser State Zip Information circle one Wet Dry FPS Age Total of Risers Sq Ft approx of Floors Type of Pipe circle TW Sch 40 Black Galv Threaded Grooved System Treatment Sample Information sample collected Time in system where obtained collected by description remarks Electric Signal Company LLC St Louis MO Cust Service 866 572 3005 Tech Support 866 956 0988 Canada 888 882 1833 www pottersignal com 1 OF 1 IN USAMFG 5400614 REV C4 14PIPE SAMPLE TESTfirealarmresources com

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