April 2019

  1. #175 – What are Water Mist Fire Sprinkler Systems?

    #175 – What are Water Mist Fire Sprinkler Systems?
    Powered by small water droplets, water mist fire suppression systems may outperform conventional fire sprinkler systems and their usual alternatives. QRFS looks at how water mist systems work, their types, usage, and maintenance in accordance with NFPA 750.
  2. #174 – Preventing Emergency Light or Exit Sign Failure: Batteries, Bulbs, and More

    #174 – Preventing Emergency Light or Exit Sign Failure: Batteries, Bulbs, and More
    Paying attention to the type of batteries and bulbs and other important features can help facilities managers choose exit signs and emergency lights that work for years to come.
  3. #173 – Sammy Screws vs. DeWALT HangerMate®+ Fasteners for Hanging Pipe

    #173 – Sammy Screws vs. DeWALT HangerMate®+ Fasteners for Hanging Pipe
    A comparison of the features and benefits of Sammy Screws and DeWALT HangerMate+ fasteners used for hanging pipe in fire sprinkler systems and other applications.
  4. #172 – How Walkable Streets are Changing Fire Code and Safety

    #172 – How Walkable Streets are Changing Fire Code and Safety
    Advocates of walkable street design sometimes meet resistance from firefighters and other emergency services, who depend on wider, faster streets for quick response. QRFS looks at how urban design and firefighting are evolving to meet the challenges of first response and pedestrian safety.
  5. #171 – Life Safety Rope for Firefighters: The Bulwark Safety X

    #171 – Life Safety Rope for Firefighters: The Bulwark Safety X
    As fires burn hotter and faster than ever before, a UL-listed life safety rope aims to enhance firefighter safety during rescue operations. QRFS reveals how the Bulwark Safety X static rope meets and exceeds NFPA standards and enables firefighters to perform rope rescues and escapes with confidence.
  6. #170 – Storz Blind Caps for Storz FDCs and Fire Hydrant Storz Connections

    #170 – Storz Blind Caps for Storz FDCs and Fire Hydrant Storz Connections
    A Storz fire hydrant or a Storz fire department connection without a cap or plug is a rare sight—and cause for concern. QRFS takes a look at Storz blind caps, explaining what they are, what they’re made of, and what they do for an FDC or fire hydrant connection.
  7. #169 – Fire Protection for Transient Occupancies: Hotels, Dormitories, and Lodging and Rooming Houses

    #169 – Fire Protection for Transient Occupancies: Hotels, Dormitories, and Lodging and Rooming Houses
    Learn the National Fire Protection Association and International Fire Code fire sprinkler and fire alarm requirements for hotels, lodging and rooming houses, and dormitories.
  8. #168 – Guide to Dry Sprinkler Systems, Part 4: Installation of Air-Compressors and Air Maintenance Devices

    #168 – Guide to Dry Sprinkler Systems, Part 4: Installation of Air-Compressors and Air Maintenance Devices
    A dependable and properly maintained supply of pressurized air is key to the reliable operation of dry sprinkler systems. QRFS helps you understand NFPA requirements for installing air compressors and air maintenance devices.
  9. #167 – Are They "Pendant" or "Pendent" Fire Sprinklers?

    #167 – Are They "Pendant" or "Pendent" Fire Sprinklers?
    QRFS zeroes in on two terms describing one of the most common fixtures in fire protection—pendent sprinkler and pendant sprinkler—explaining why many manufacturers favor one over the other (even if consumers don't).
  10. #166 – Glow-in-the-Dark Rope: The Applications of the Best-in-Class Night Saver

    #166 – Glow-in-the-Dark Rope: The Applications of the Best-in-Class Night Saver
    Industrial-grade, glow-in-the-dark rope can dramatically improve the safety of any commercial or recreational activity where people struggle against low-visibility conditions. Learn about the Night Saver safety and marine rope.

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