fire suppression system


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fire suppression system

A system used to control or to extinguish a fire in a building. The most common types are fire sprinkler systems and standpipe systems.
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The contractor shall provide the Borough with official documentation indicating the new fire alarm panel and new fire suppression system has been tested and certified by a licensed professional.
The fire suppression system did not detect the fire, and fusible links were found encrusted with solidified grease, as shown in Figure 2.
Fire suppression systems includes foam, dry chemicals, gas, and water (low pressure and high pressure).
Some of the hazards are less obvious and to mitigate them requires a proactive approach and working with Pond to test the proportioners of our fire suppression system is an excellent example of our forward thinking safety strategy.
The danger is often compounded by the inability of conventional fire suppression systems to reliably detect and extinguish solid-fuel cooking fires.
In the second set of tests performed in Mount Baker Ridge Tunnel in June, 2013, one zone of the fixed fire suppression system is tested on a live fire to determine the efficacy of the system and in tandem with the transverse ventilation system to determine the drift of the water droplets.
The fire suppression system works by opening up the valves and letting the nitrogen flow through the plumbing into the non-manned areas of the aircraft.
An MoD spokesman said: "Shortly after midnight on Wednesday, December 9, the fire suppression system was activated in one of the aircraft hangars at Wattisham which released a quantity of foam.
The company gained the honour for its 'Zero Zero' fire suppression system, believed the lightest and most compact ever produced.
It takes only a chance encounter with some stray branches in the field to accidentally pull the handle and trigger the fire suppression system.
The upgrades include a fire suppression system, improved seat restraints, an intercom system, a gunner's restraint, and single-movement door locks.
The largest FM-200 agent delivery cylinder offered today by any FM-200 fire suppression system producer, this product can provide 24-hour suppression protection for areas up to 40,000 square feet in size.