May 2016

  1. #47 - How to Install FDC Caps

    #47 - How to Install FDC Caps
    Blockages in a fire department connection can prove catastrophic for buildings and the people in them. QRFS explains how to install FDC caps used to protect the waterways serving a building's fire protection system.
  2. #46 - How to Use a Pitot Gauge for Hydrant Flow Testing

    #46 - How to Use a Pitot Gauge for Hydrant Flow Testing
    Need to test a fire hydrant's rate of discharge? Read this blog to find out how this is accomplished, and what steps should be taken to ensure accurate results. A popular way to perform hydrant flow testing is by using a Pitot gauge, which consists of three components: a blade, handle, and gauge. It remains one of the fastest, most efficient methods for measuring both straight tip and hydrant flow GPM to uncover reduced flow rates.
  3. #45 - How to Clean Dirty Fire Sprinklers

    #45 - How to Clean Dirty Fire Sprinklers
    How do you clean fire sprinkler heads? Great question! Read this blog to learn about the safety and health implications of dirty fire sprinklers, your options for replacing or cleaning the heads, and the BEST option for cleaning them.

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