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Can a Ductile Iron valve be used for harsh environment applications?

Corrosion is an everyday topic encountered in our industry on a regular basis.This technical issue contains many aspects that ultimately place a high-cost burden on facility owners.

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Marina Barak

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21 Jun 2017
Last updated date: 28 Feb 2019
Posted by Marina Barak

Foam-Based Fire Protection: An Overview

There are many ways to put out a fire. Depending on the situation, a fire protection system can be designed to work with various fire suppression agents. Plain water is commonly used because it is easily available and effective in many cases. However, water is not always the best choice. Other options include inert gases, dry or wet chemical agents, and different types of fire suppressing foam. In this post, we will discuss foam applications.

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Topics: Fire Protection, Deluge Valves

15 Jun 2017
Last updated date: 28 Feb 2019
Posted by Marina Barak

Deluge Valves: Hydraulic vs. Pneumatic Fusible Pilot Lines

One of the many choices to be made in designing an industrial fire protection system is to determine the deluge valves operation philosophy in the event of a fire - manually or automatically. The next designing step for an automatic operation is how the pilot sprinklers with fusible plugs will be activated, pneumatically or hydraulically. The advantage of an automatic operation is that it takes place immediately in response to triggering conditions such as heat or flame, without need for human interference or decision making. This enables fast system response even in remote or unmanned locations.

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Topics: Fire Protection, Deluge Valves

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