A fire suppression system generally includes fire detection, fire alarm and dispersal of a fire suppression agent.
To be effective, a fire suppression system must meet numerous critical needs while also being designed to best protect the specific environment in which it is being used. The wrong type of fire suppression system can cause too much damage to the equipment and property it is supposed to protect. That's why it's understand your environment and requirements so you know which system type is best for you.
The types of fire suppression systems include:
Like most fire and life safety systems, fire suppression systems require an annual inspection. Depending on your type of system, there may be additional requirements.
For example, both CO2 and clean agent suppression systems require a 6-month inspection of containers to confirm proper weight and pressure. They also both require a 1-year inspection and testing of entire suppression system, and a 5-year inspection. Additionally, CO2 suppression systems require a 12-year Hydrostatic Test if cylinders the have never been discharged.
For more information about the inspection cycles for your specific fire suppression system, fill out the form a the bottom of this page.
A deficiency is identified during regular inspections when the devices and components do not meet acceptable standards. Here are a few commonly found deficiencies for fire suppression systems:
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