dry sprinkler

dry-pipe sprinkler system

1. A complete fire-protection sprinkler system with sprinkler heads in which there is no water unless the system is actuated (either automatically or manually) in case of fire; esp. used in areas subject to freezing temperatures, or to avoid the hazards of leaking or bursting pipes.
2. A fire sprinkler system containing a network of pipes filled with air or nitrogen under pressure and equipped with an automatic sprinklers; when the sprinklers open, the air or nitrogen is released, thereby opening a valve (called a dry-pipe valve) which permits water to enter the pipes and to flow out the opened sprinklers.
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Contract notice: Servicing and maintenance of dry sprinkler systems to water sprinklers and columns of buildings yvelines.
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Systems such as kitchen suppression systems, FM-200 or halon systems, complicated dry sprinkler systems, and fire pumps are tested and inspected by an outside company.
UL has tested more than 700 dry sprinkler samples from numerous manufacturers that were removed from more than 100 different installation locations.
Storage areas are compartmentalized to hinder fire spread, and covered by a dry sprinkler system which only fills with water when activated by smoke detectors, to try and avoid water damage caused by broken pipes.
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also offers ample parking, a dry sprinkler system and close proximity to retail and dining establishments.
Any dry sprinkler, regardless of construction type or year of installation, showing signs of corrosion should be replaced.
For the first time, there is now a dry sprinkler solution that does not rely on in-rack sprinklers or anti-freeze- which are historically prone to damage and difficult to maintain.
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