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#386 – What’s the Difference Between a Tamper Switch and a Supervisory Switch?

#386 – What’s the Difference Between a Tamper Switch and a Supervisory Switch?

QRFS explains the difference between tamper switches and supervisory switches, plus other types of fire sprinkler system sensors.
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#385 – DeWALT Hangermate Fastener Tools Make Installing Threaded Rod Easy

#385 – DeWALT Hangermate Fastener Tools Make Installing Threaded Rod Easy

Fastener tools like DeWALT HangerMate threaded rod anchors help you hang pipe or other equipment by drilling directly into structural members.
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#384 – The Coast Guard Rules for Boat Fire Extinguishers

#384 – The Coast Guard Rules for Boat Fire Extinguishers

What is a Coast Guard-approved fire extinguisher? How many boat fire extinguishers do you need? QRFS explains the 2016 rule change.
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#383 – Maintaining or Replacing Fire Hose Reels and Racks

#383 – Maintaining or Replacing Fire Hose Reels and Racks

Fire hose reels and racks can be life-saving equipment in the right hands. Learn when code requires fire hose cabinets and when they can be removed.
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#382 – Install Sprinkler Head Cover Plates with the Proper Tools

#382 – Install Sprinkler Head Cover Plates with the Proper Tools

Learn how fire sprinkler head cover plate installation tools make it easy to remove sprinkler caps and install cover plates—safely from the floor.
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#381 — Aisle Containment May Compromise Server Room Fire Protection Systems

#381 — Aisle Containment May Compromise Server Room Fire Protection Systems

Server rooms need strong cooling and fire protection systems. QRFS examines aisle containment systems and how they can impede fire protection.
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#380 — Sprinkler Head Spacing: Extended Coverage Fire Sprinklers, Part 1

#380 — Sprinkler Head Spacing: Extended Coverage Fire Sprinklers, Part 1

Learn the basics for the maximum and minimum distances for extended coverage fire sprinklers according to NFPA 13.
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#379 – Fire Sprinkler Retrofits: An End-User’s Guide to Understanding Systems

#379 – Fire Sprinkler Retrofits: An End-User’s Guide to Understanding Systems

Learn about the NFPA standards governing fire sprinkler retrofits and installations and how to read these documents, ID system components, and more.
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#378 — The Benefits, Costs & Considerations of a Residential Fire Sprinkler System Retrofit

#378 — The Benefits, Costs & Considerations of a Residential Fire Sprinkler System Retrofit

Learn why homeowners retrofit or install fire sprinklers and why fire safety isn’t the only reason—or the complete, detailed answer.
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#377 – 3 Essential Firefighter Tools That Get the Job Done

#377 – 3 Essential Firefighter Tools That Get the Job Done

Learn about glow-in-the-dark rope, a sprinkler shutoff multitool, and FDC connections in this rundown of essential firefighter tools.
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