quick-response sprinkler

quick-response sprinkler

A fire sprinkler that combines the characteristics of a fast-response sprinkler and a spray sprinkler.
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Key component in a modern residential system is the new quick-response sprinkler head.
Although newer technologies have enabled even greater assurance against false discharge (including double innerlocks that keep water out of the sprinkler's piping system until alarms release specific valves), one type of product widely accepted for its ability to control fire in its early stages is the quick-response sprinkler, whose link sensors are more sensitive to heat.
Quick-response sprinklers should be used; however, standard coverage, residential, or extended-coverage sprinklers may be used in some instances.
We have had quick-response sprinklers since about 1984, and these are one of the types mandated for use in nursing homes by NFPA 101.