Posts Categorized: Fire Safety Systems

Early Suppression Fast Response (ESFR) Systems

Early Suppression Fast Response (ESFR) fire sprinkler systems are ceiling mounted fire sprinklers that are designed to eliminate the need for in-rack fire sprinklers in warehouses with high piled storage. ESFR systems provide a higher level of protection than conventional sprinkler systems. How Do ESFR Systems Differ from Conventional Sprinklers? ESFR systems use high-volume, high-pressure… Read more »

Wet vs. Dry Pipe Fire Sprinkler Systems

When you are installing a fire sprinkler system in your facility, you want to be sure that you choose the type of system that is right for the space. Two common types of sprinkler systems include traditional wet pipe sprinklers and dry pipe fire sprinkler systems. What is a Wet Pipe Sprinkler System? Wet pipe… Read more »

Fire Sprinkler Inspection & Testing Frequency

Inspecting and testing your fire sprinkler systems can help maximize system integrity, prevent failures, ensure fast response in an emergency, and extend the longevity of your system. It is extremely important to set up program to get your sprinkler system inspected and tested on a regular basis. NFPA 25 NFPA 25 is the Standard for… Read more »

Deluge Fire Sprinkler Systems

Deluge fire systems are great for high hazard applications where total flooding is needed to prevent a fire from growing uncontrollably. What is a Deluge System? In a deluge fire system, all the sprinkler heads are always open and sprinkler pipes are empty, unpressurized, and connected to the main water supply. When a fire is… Read more »

CO2 Fire Suppression Systems

With so many fire suppression systems available, it can be hard to discern which option is the best for your application. When it comes to protecting your property and the people in it, having the best fire protection system that meet’s the needs of your application is very important. What is CO2 Fire Suppression? A… Read more »

What is FM200 Fire Suppression?

FM200 is made out of Heptafluoropropane, a compound of carbon, fluorine and hydrogen (CF3CHFCF3). It is one of the most common non water-based fire suppressants and it extinguishes a fire primarily through heat absorption, leaving no reside behind. FM200 works well in areas where sensitive equipment is present. FM200 is stored in cylinders as a… Read more »