Fire damper


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Fire damper

A louver that closes automatically in an air duct in the presence of smoke or fire.

fire damper

fire damper
A damper which closes off an air duct automatically in the event of fire so as to restrict the passage of fire and smoke.
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PREVENT is a recognized leader in Fire Door Inspection and Repair, Fire Damper Inspection and Repair, Firestopping/Penetration Repair, with a complete Fire Barrier Compliance Program and Life Safety Services.
Design of the single blade slide-gate type fire damper for L x L = [L.
Some of the popular products in the region include fire dampers for fire protection, the variable air volume (VAV) and the sound attenuators for air distribution.
While the company had told the NRC in November of 2008 that all the fire dampers included in a certain procedure had passed inspection, in fact 12 of the dampers had not been inspected, including three that are critical to the facility's safety.
com)-- Prevent Life Safety has reached a huge milestone in their fire barrier maintenance service of officially inspecting 500,000 fire dampers.
Chapter 7 of the IBC requires that fire dampers be installed in fire walls, barriers, partitions, and horizontal assemblies.
LSS Life Safety Services specializes fire damper inspections, fire door inspections, firestop survey and firestop installation services to commercial facilities.
You cannot run a duct or air transfer opening through a fire wall located on a property or lot line--not at all--not even with a fire damper.
Craig Rutledge of Louisville, KY-based Life Safety Services LLC discusses the installation, inspection, and maintenance of smoke and fire dampers, sprinkler systems, and smoke alarms in this Buildings.
Sun screens protect north-facing windows and air is efficiently shared through the building from fire dampers connected to a central corridor and vented out through dampers opposite clerestory windows at the top of the central spine.
Methods for fighting duct fires range from letting the fire bum itself out and watching to make sure that it doesn't spread to other areas of the plant to shutting fire dampers and fighting the fire with hoses.
Among the cost-savers were two-story wooden construction and resident quarters separated from common space by four-hour-rated fire walls, eliminating the need for costly fire dampers in mechanical systems.