Tuesday, 8 December 2015

What components are used during the installation of fire sprinkler system?

While installing sprinkler system, experts need to be ready with all the major components. Listed below are a few of the sprinkler system components used by professionals during the installation process-

  • Flange Spigot

This underwater supply pipe supplies water to the pipes, when sprinkler alarm is ringed.

  • Sprinkler Riser

Vertical supply pipe is connected between underground piping and feed main. The riser helps in supplying water to the entire sprinkler-piping network.

  • Cross Main

It is installed parallel to the building roof structure. Cross main connects feed main and riser nipple to the other system of the network.

  • Feed Main

A transfer main pipe supplied by the riser or cross main. It supplies water to the other parts of the network.

  • Riser Nipple

A vertical pipe that is connected from the cross main.

  • Branch Line

These are horizontal piping attached with the riser nipple. Sprinkler heads are installed on the branch line.

  • Upright Sprinkler

Sprinklers have heat detector. These are set at 68 0C. When heat reaches at 68 0C temperature, sprinkler get activate and discharge water. The upright sprinkler head is installed on the ceiling on the sprinkler piping.

  • Pendant Sprinkler

Pendant sprinkler is installed in the downward direction, towards the floor. It is installed directly on the sprinkler branch line or from a drop nipple.

  • Water Flow Alarm Device

It is located at the initial supply of the system. The alarm gets activated when enough water supply has reached into the system.

  • Inspectors Test Valve

The inspector test valve is used to check the working of the water flow alarm device.

For the installation of fire sprinkler system, professionals are needed like Alex Figliolia.  It is a reliable name for the installation of fire sprinkler main system in New York. This firm has been installing fire sprinkler mains in a wide variety of buildings and spaces for more than 80 years.

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