When a heat sensitive plug that is attached to a piping system that is also connected to a water source then its referred to as a fire sprinkler. Sensitivity to the temperature is what the liquid in the piping system entails. The water in the fire sprinkler is produced when the heat and smoke from a fire triggers the system. The main source of the fire is targeted by the deflector on the bulb that distributes water. Spreading of the fire is prevented by targeting the core of the fire while also reducing it. Upon a fire break out the working of fire sprinkler is then set on.
The set temperature of a room results to the fire sprinkler going off. Many fire sprinklers work independently, however in order to control or reduce the fire then two or more sprinklers are required. Incase there is a fire breakout then the installation process needs to be at per. When installing a fire sprinkler the best choice is to hire a trained and certified contractor as they are able to follow the rules and guidelines. Reviewing of the blue prints and the materials is involved in the preinstalling meeting, the first step in the installation process.
Not only does the second step involve delivery of fire sprinkler materials but also pipes set storage spaces for inspection. The parts of a fire sprinkler include; sprinkler heads, control valves, main drain hangers, branch lines, calculation plate among others. Correct installation of the fire sprinkler system is then done as the next process. Not only are fire sprinkler systems tested but also a final inspection is done. As the fire sprinkler is in place then there are certain maintenance tips in order for it to run for ages. Fire sprinklers should not be painted at the heads as the it blocks the passage way. The sprinkler head should not be covered nor be hanged on any items.
Stacked items are required to not be too close to the sprinkler head but rather at least eighteen inches below. As a maintenance action, individuals need to ensure the system is periodically evaluated in order to check for upgrades. Knowing the location of the shut off valve is the other action maintenance. Checking of the tamper switch every day allows for ensuring the control valve stays open. Individuals need to carry out inspection by following the directives from the user manual or association of fire sprinklers.
Regular checking of fire sprinkler parts can be done, however its required that every once a year they are inspected. Monthly, quarterly or annual inspections are some of the ways in which regular inspection is divided.