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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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10 Mar 2022
Last updated date: 10 Mar 2022
Joshua Mok
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Joshua Mok

The Importance of Pressure Control in Fire Protection Systems

It is crucial to realize the importance of pressure control in fire protection systems. What are the key points that most people overlook and what might be the consequences of that?

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Topics: Fire Protection, BERMAD webinar

14 Nov 2021
Last updated date: 29 Aug 2022
Joshua Mok
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Joshua Mok

How to select the right deluge valve?

Choosing a deluge valve may sound easy, but buyers frequently overlook vital aspects which can have disastrous consequences. We take a look at the key criteria you need to know to ensure the deluge valves you choose perform to your expectations.

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Topics: Fire Protection, BERMAD webinar

24 Dec 2020
Last updated date: 10 Mar 2022
Paul Goldsmith
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Paul Goldsmith

Fire extinguishing systems in infrastructure buildings

In fire protection, every second is crucial, especially in high-risk infrastructure buildings, such as power plants. They need fire protection systems that are autonomous and not dependent on unreliable municipal water pumps or electricity supplies. Therefore many industrial buildings have their own water reservoirs with piping and pumps located a fair distance away from the area they are serving to protect.

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Topics: Fire Protection, BERMAD webinar

10 Dec 2020
Last updated date: 10 Mar 2022
Paul Goldsmith
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Paul Goldsmith

FPSO fire extinguishing systems in drilling ships

Providing maximum safety against fire for one of the largest oil drilling facilities in the world, Shell’s FPSO in the Gulf of Mexico, was an extremely challenging task. With drilling up to a depth of up to 9 km and a production rate of 50,000 barrels of oil, the rig is a high-risk fire zone.

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Topics: Fire Protection, BERMAD webinar

26 Nov 2020
Last updated date: 31 Aug 2022
Paul Goldsmith
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Paul Goldsmith

Deluge Valves for Extinguishing Refinery Fires

The June 2019 explosion at the Philadelphia Refinery was described as being like a nuclear eruption. Fires at refineries are, unfortunately, all too common often taking a tragic toll in human life.

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Topics: Fire Protection, BERMAD webinar

With so many factors to take into account, the selection, sizing, and positioning of valves for fire suppression and protection systems can be a complex and time-consuming task.

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Topics: Fire Protection, BERMAD webinar

Pressure surges can occur in fire protection systems as the result of sudden velocity or flow direction changes such as the quick opening or closing of a valve or the sudden starting or shutting down of a pump.

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Topics: Fire Protection, BERMAD webinar

04 Oct 2020
Last updated date: 29 Aug 2022
Alex Dehtar
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Alex Dehtar

Foam Agents, Foam Equipment types and Foam Control Valves

In our next webinar, we will be reviewing terminology related to the triangle of fire, and focusing on foam agents and equipment used in diverse Oil & Gas onshore and offshore facilities such as chemical plants and petro chemical plants.

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Topics: Fire Protection, BERMAD webinar

04 Oct 2020
Last updated date: 29 Aug 2022
Vincent Lee
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Vincent Lee

Local Reset, Remote On-Off and Remote Reset Deluge Valves

Have you heard the terms Local Reset, Remote On-Off, and Remote Reset? How are they connected to deluge valves in fire protection systems? Join our next webinar to learn more about these terms and the differences between them, as well as the design and engineering principles behind each deluge valve configuration type.New call-to-action

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Topics: Fire Protection, BERMAD webinar

Fire is one of the greatest risks oil, gas & petrochemical facilities face on a day-to-day basis. These facilities aim to minimize this risk with fire protection that typically includes a deluge sprinkler system.

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Topics: Fire Protection, BERMAD webinar

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