deluge sprinkler system

deluge sprinkler system

1.A dry-pipe sprinkler system with open heads; is controlled by an automatic valve which is activated by smoke- or heat-sensitive devices; provides a dense, uniform coverage of water over the protected area.
2. A fire sprinkler system using open sprinklers (i.e., open sprinkler heads). When the fire detection system is activated, the deluge valve opens, resulting in water being sprayed simultaneously from all of the open sprinklers; usually used for protection against rapidly spreading high-hazard fires.
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Replace deluge fire protection system piping, clean existing nozzles and appliances, return system to service This service to include replacing ground-level deluge sprinkler system piping surrounding transformers at the Salina Pumped Storage Project powerhouse.
The bridge was further protected against arson through the installation of a deluge sprinkler system.
Under no circumstances should there be complete deactivation of the deluge sprinkler system until either the fire is extinguished or managed by the fire department.
GLA designed a special deluge sprinkler system along the facade, without which the nearly all-glass facade would not have been possible.