BETE Approvals & Certifications


Approval Agency or Design Standard Approval Application Spray Nozzles Approval Certificate
Factory Mutual (FM Global)
FM Approvals Class 2025
Fixed fire protection systems for various industries
Underwriter's Laboratories (UL)
UL 2351
Fixed fire protection systems for various industries UL Approval Certificate
Lloyd's Register
SOLAS 1974
Fixed fire protection spray nozzles onboard ships and offshore installations All N spray nozzles in various metals and alloys specified in the certificate Lloyd's Register Certificate
US Coast Guard 46CFR 34.25 Fixed fire protection spray nozzles in tanker vessel pump rooms N3, N3W, N4, N4W, N5 and N5W. No material specified in certificate, default to FM approved materials. US Coast Guard Certificate
Canadian Registration Number (CRN) Boiler, pressure vessel, and pressure piping systems in Canada Approvals are obtained for products when specified by customer requirements Certificate is issued for customer-specific products
NAVSEA
MIL-S-24660 (SH)
Fire protection onboard ships when specified by Naval Sea Systems Command, Department of the Navy, and Agencies of the Department of Defense Government QAR witness inspection required. BETE Certificate of Compliance available upon request.
Pressure Equipment Directive (PED)
PED 2014/68/EU
Boiler, pressure vessel, and pressure piping systems used in process industries in the European Community Approvals are obtained for products when specified by customer requirements Certificate is issued for customer-specific products
ATEX 2014/34/EU Tank washing in potentially explosive environments ATEX Certificate
ATEX Declaration of Conformity
HWS Use and Maintenance Manual_v1.7  
NACE-MR 0175
NACE-MR 0103
NACE SP0472
Petrochemical and Refining Industries when special corrosion resistant material is required. Approvals are obtained for products when specified by customer requirements Certificate is issued for customer-specific products
ISO 9001: 2008 Quality System All industries The BETE ISO 9001 Quality System is used to ensure the quality of all BETE products. BETE ISO 9001: 2008 Certificate
NSF International Standard
NSF-61
Water and beverage industries The following NSF-61 compliant raw materials may be used to produce many BETE nozzles:
  • Polypropylene
  • Kynar
  • PVC
  • CPVC
  • 316/316L Stainless Steel
A statement of raw material compliance to NSF61 is available upon request.
Food and Drug Administration
FDA 21CFR
Food processing industry BETE products can be manufactured with the following materials that meet FDA 21CFR requirements:
  • Polypropylene
  • PTFE (Teflon)
  • PVDF (Kynar)
  • Viton o-rings
  • 316/316L Stainless Steel
Certificate is issued for customer-specific products
ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Section IX Welding Procedures Boiler, pressure vessel, and pressure piping systems used in process industries Welded assemblies are produced by qualified BETE welders using qualified welding procedures for specific material combinations when specified by customer requirements. Certificate is issued for customer-specific products
ASME B31.3
Process Piping Code
Various industrial process piping applications Welded assemblies are designed, manufactured, and inspected in compliance with ASME B31.3 when specified by customer requirements. Certificate is issued for customer-specific products
ASME B31.1
Power Piping Code
Various industrial process piping applications Nonboiler External Piping assemblies are designed, manufactured, and inspected in compliance with ASME B31.1 when specified by customer requirements. Certificate is issued for customer-specific products
ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code Stamps U, PP, UM, and R Boiler, pressure vessel, and pressure piping systems used in process industries Assemblies are designed, manufactured, and inspected in compliance with ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Codes when specified by customer requirements. BETE ASME U UM PP R Certificates
NFPA 15 Standard for Water Spray Fixed Systems for Fire Protection Fixed fire protection systems for various industries Refer to specific fire protection approved BETE nozzles for performance information. Contact BETE for assistance selecting fire protection nozzles that meet NFPA guidelines. NFPA 15 is a system design standard, not a product approval standard.
Custom spray nozzle design specifications Industry or customer specific applications Contact BETE Applications Engineering for technical assistance about the supply of nozzles that meet industry or customer specifications.