Fire Fighting System

dry pipe sprinkler system

Dry pipes systems are used in unheated buildings, but the valve room must be heated, Dry pipe systems are more difficult to design than wet pipe systems and are harder to restore. Pipes are not filled with water (but with pressurized gas or air), Heat from a fire opens a sprinkler head Usually only one …

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wet pipe sprinkler system

Pipes are always filled with water. Heat from fire opens a sprinkler head. Usually only one or two heads open Water flows until it is shut off The open sprinkler head(s) is replaced and the system is reset A one-way clapper prevents water from re-entering the water supply Gauges on both sides of the main …

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