spray sprinkler

spray sprinkler

1. In a fire sprinkler system, a type of sprinkler that is listed for its capability to provide fire control over a wide range of fire hazards.
2. A sprinkler providing a parabolic water distribution downward for a definite protection area; directs from 80 to 100 percent of the total water flow initially in a downward direction.
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The Viking Mirage Standard Response Concealed Pendent Sprinkler VK492 is a thermosensitive glass-bulb spray sprinkler designed for installation on concealed pipe systems where the appearance of a smooth ceiling is desired.
Multi-function 8 Spray Sprinkler unit ideal for watering the lawn.
Over the next few decades, inventors improved on these primitive models, but the era of the modern sprinkler didn't dawn until 1953, when FMRC developed the first standard spray sprinkler. Unlike earlier models that sprayed between 40 percent to 60 percent of their water upward at the ceiling, the new sprinkler was designed to spray the water downward, directly onto the fire.
He recommends against using fixed spray sprinklers, which can put down as much as 1 inch of water per 15 minutes.