dry system

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: Supply, delivery, installation, running order, warranty and training in the use of a temperature bcf / dry system for high technology platform plastinnov university of lorraine
They are also equipped with the dry system, which requires no oil to be supplied to the area of the needle bar and thread take-up and achieves very high productivity.
Adapted and improved from European technology in use in Finland and parts of Sweden and Germany, Superior Thermowood calls it the Eco Dry system.
The Freeze Dry System can be used on all sorts of damaged items including books, files, photographs, film and architectural plans.
The microprocessor control uses a patented Automatic Dry system and comes with a safety feature that will shut down the entire dryer if the temperature reaches 221[degrees] F or higher.
In 1993, the Blossburg, Pennsylvania-based plant converted from a wet to a dry system, in which the fittings coming from the molds had to be handled with the silica dust still on them.
NYSE: KMP) and the Southern Ute Indian Tribe, today announced it has acquired the Colorado Dry System in La Plata County, Colo.
Racers will benefit from the superior technology and design of Shock Doctor's Power Dry System collection of rolling luggage, duffels and packs, as well as Power Dry Ultra Gear, Garment and Helmet Bags.
However, the off-blast operating cost for the wet scrubber is substantially higher than that for the dry system due to the higher connected horsepower (hp) associated with the exhaust fan and water system pumps.
The affordable, dry system allows more retailers to participate in the exploding digital arena, benefiting both traditional film and digital camera users who want cost competitive, convenient digitization and printing options.
Built to be practically silent during operation and incorporating a patented condensate dry system that offers complete dying without a vent, the laundry machine may be installed virtually anywhere in the home.
5 Liter Bench-top Freeze Dry Systems have an ice holding capacity for light to moderate loads.