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Irving Water Based Fire Sprinklers

Water based fire sprinklers are used for specific fire hazards, hazardous materials, explosive materials or special hazards. Water based fire sprinkler systems such as wet pipe fire sprinklers are generally cost effective to operate, maintain and repair. Since water is one of the most cost effective and affordable fire extinguishing agents available. This is why they are preferred as one of the best forms of fire protection systems for homes. business, government or military facilities.

When low temperatures, freezing climates or cold weather conditions exist special considerations should be given when using water based fire sprinkler systems. Possibly look for alternatives like antifreeze, dry pipe, fire suppression systems or pre action systems may be considered for sprinkler installation and to comply with Federal, State, OSHA, Insurance Companies or the City of Irving safety, building or fire codes.

Types of Water Based Fire Sprinklers in Irving

Wet Pipe Fire Sprinklers

Irving Wet Pipe Fire Sprinklers

Wet pipe fire sprinklers are very reliable & affordable to maintain or repair in Irving. They are water based & can be fed through the City of Irving water supply well systems and portable temporary tanks or water tanks.

Wet pipe fire sprinklers generally have very few moving parts thus lower costs to operate or maintain through tests & inspections that may be required by safety, building or fire codes in Irving.

There are semi-annual (6mo), annual (1yr), five year (5yr) tests and inspections that should be completed according to Federal, State, OSHA, Insurance Companies, NFPA standards and codes or the City of Irving on all installed wet pipe fire sprinkler systems. Fire sprinkler systems should be installed, serviced and maintained by actively licensed fire sprinkler companies in Irving.

Viega Pure Flow Fire Sprinkler System

Dry Pipe Fire Sprinklers

Irving Dry Pipe Fire Sprinklers

Dry pipe fire sprinklers keep fire sprinkler lines clear of liquids until the presence of fire is detected. Experienced fire sprinkler companies in Irving should be familiar with dry pipe systems.

When colder temperatures are a factor dry pipe fire sprinklers are often installed to avoid freezing temperatures which may cause wet pipe sprinkler lines to burst or rupture. Costs to maintain and service may increase due to system complexity.

Tyco Dry Pipe Fire Sprinkler System Diagram

Pre Action Fire Sprinklers

Irving Pre Action Fire Sprinklers

Viking Pre Action Valves

Pre action fire sprinklers are installed where an accidental flow of water from sprinkler heads would destroy property, appliances or inventory. Pre action sprinklers are generally void and remain dry of fire extinguishing agents such as water, foam concentrates, chemicals or gases such as carbon dioxide (CO2) until the detectors and sensors are triggered from heat, a fire condition or explosion. This system is combines the ease of wet pipe fire sprinklers reaction times to fire events with the beauty of a dry pipe system void of water until times of emergency.

Pre action fire sprinklers are very complex and should be installed, maintained, serviced, tested and inspected by experienced fire sprinkler companies in Irving.

Combined Fire Sprinklers

Irving Combined Fire Sprinklers

Standpipe Fire Department Connection with Metal Cabinet

Sometimes it may be advantageous to install multiple types of fire sprinkler systems such as the combination of wet pipe fire sprinklers, dry pipe fire sprinklers or fire suppression systems into large warehouses, laboratories, water districts, schools, colleges, arenas, theme parks, commercial kitchens, power plants, heliports, chemical plants, offshore platforms, mining facilities, pumping stations, airport & aircraft hangars, military bases, marine or naval ships in Irving.

Federal, State or the City of Irving may require that a specific license for each fire protection system by checking safety, building and fire codes or checking with the local fire marshal. If the fire protection company does not have the required license to perform installation, maintenance or service for fire sprinklers, fire extinguishers, fire alarms, fire suppression systems they may need to sub-contract the labor to an outside company. This may affect the insured liability for fire protection services performed.

Antifreeze Fire Sprinklers

Irving Antifreeze Fire Sprinklers

Viking Model F Dry Sprinkler Valve

Antifreeze fire sprinklers are designed for cold climates where ambient temperatures may drop below freezing causing water lines to rupture, burst or freeze. There have been many innovations by fire sprinkler manufacturers towards cold climate sprinkler systems to allow the use of water generally known as the most plentiful and cost affordable fire extinguishing agent available.

Antifreeze systems can be designed with water present in the lines and sprinkler heads with the addition of an antifreeze solution into the enclosed system.

There are semi-annual (6mo), annual (1yr), five year (5yr) tests and inspections that should be completed according to Federal, State, OSHA, Insurance Companies, NFPA standards and codes or the City of Irving on all installed antifreeze fire sprinkler systems. Fire sprinkler systems should be installed, serviced and maintained by actively licensed fire sprinkler companies in Irving.

Deluge Fire Sprinklers

Irving Deluge Fire Sprinklers

Ansul Deluge Suppression Systems

Deluge fire sprinklers are used in areas where highly flammable or explosive materials are present. Deluge suppression systems are designed for immediate response and generally have multiple detectors and sensors that trigger the system to disperse fire extinguishing agents such as water, foam, chemical or gas like carbon dioxide (CO2) to extinguish, suppress or contain the rapid spread of fire.

Deluge fire sprinkler systems are very complex and generally require an experienced fire sprinkler company in Irving to install, service, maintain, test or inspect the system.

Foam Fire Sprinklers

Irving Foam Fire Sprinklers

Ansul Foam Fire Protection System

Foam sprinkler systems may use a mix of water and foam designed for rapid expansion as it disperses from a specially designed fire sprinkler head it covers the specific fire hazard present.

Foam fire sprinklers will cost more to maintain and operate due to the complexity of the system, devices, valves, foam concentrates, and components needed for the system to function.

Fire Sprinkler Systems in Irving

Apartment Fire
Firefighters attempt to keep fire from spreading to nearby buildings.

Installing fire protection systems helps to prevent, contain or extinguish fires and assists greatly in the practice of life safety for Irving residents.

Ansul Foam and Deluge Suppression Systems
Ansul Suppression System
Deluge and Foam Sprinkler
Demonstration

Fire Department Connection with Metal Cabinet (Potter Roemer)
Potter Roemer 1300 Series
Standpipe & Fire Department Connections (FDC Connections)

Fire Sprinkler Systems

Irving Fire Sprinklers

Fire Sprinkler Services
Irving, Texas

All installed fire sprinkler systems may require service, maintenance, tests and inspections performed to ensure the system will be readily available for operation in case of an emergency. Any fire sprinkler service should be performed by an actively licensed fire sprinkler company in Irving.

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NFPA 13
The NFPA standard and codes for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems

NFPA 14
The NFPA standard and codes for the Installation of Standpipe and Hose Systems

NFPA 15
The NFPA standard and codes for Water Spray Fixed Systems for Fire Protection

NFPA 16
The NFPA standard and codes for the Installation of Foam-Water Sprinkler and Foam-Water Spray Systems

NFPA 20
The NFPA standard and codes for the Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection

NFPA 25
The NFPA standard and codes for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems

Fire Sprinkler Systems

Fire sprinkler systems are designed to immediately initiate the flow of water, water mist, dry chemical, carbon dioxide (CO2) or similar gas discharge from sprinkler heads in effort to immediately extinguish and/or prevent the fire from spreading.