smoke damper


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smoke damper

A damper, 1 arranged to seal off air flow automatically through part of an air duct system, so as to restrict passage of smoke.
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After the first inspection, dampers are only required to be inspected every 4 years, while hospitals are required to have fire and smoke damper inspections completed every 6 years.
The Sheet Metal Air Conditioning Contractors National Association (SMACNA) represents over 1,600 heating, ventilating and air conditioning contractors (HVAC); air and water testing and balancing firms; fire and smoke damper and louver manufacturers; and related sheet metal companies.
The range includes Volume Control Dampers, Fire Dampers, Fire and Smoke Dampers, Smoke Dampers, Elevated Temperature Dampers, Non Return Dampers, and Access Door, and also a unique patented combination damper, of VCD+ FD + SMOKE DAMPER.
LSS Life Safety Services[R] specializes in fire and smoke damper inspections, fire door inspections, fire stop installation and firestopping surveys.
Dampers, Smoke Dampers, Elevated Temperature Dampers, Non Return Dampers, Access Door and also a unique patented combination damper, of vCD + FD + SMOKE DAMPER.
In July's Engineer's Notebook column, "Fire & Smoke Damper Application Requirements," Stephen Duda, P.
Door, and also an unique patented combination damper, of VCD+ FD + SMOKE DAMPER.
Relief dampers in this case should be controlled to maintain return air shaft pressure with the setpoint reset based on return air smoke damper position, similar to DP setpoint reset for supply air fans.
By specializing in the inspection of fire and smoke dampers, and working in facilities throughout North America, our project managers and technicians are highly experienced in the fire and smoke damper testing process, and the nuances involved in working in varied facilities such as hospitals, office buildings, research laboratories, and manufacturing plants.
A containment application smoke damper is connected to a duct smoke detector or to a relay from the fire alarm or smoke control panel.
Duda did an excellent job in July's "Fire & Smoke Damper Application Requirements" in summarizing the rated constructions and applications of rated dampers.
Before you can know what type (if any) smoke damper to use, you first must know which of the three types of smoke walls you have to address.