QRFS Team

  1. #49 - What is a Pilot Clamp?

    The pilot clamp guarantees consistent pipe-fitting for adjustments or spontaneous fixes on pipe systems out in the field. It fastens to any cylindrical pipe using a clamp head and provides users with maximum leverage for accurate positioning.
  2. #48 - How to Replace Fire Sprinkler Escutcheons Using Retrofit Escutcheons

    Fire sprinkler escutcheons provide fire sprinkler heads aesthetic appeal, and help the ceiling resist the passage of heat. They are commonly found in commercial buildings, schools, hospitals, and even residential homes.
  3. #47 - How to Install FDC Caps

    FDC caps ensure optimal flow through a building's fire department connection by preventing foreign material from clogging the passageways. They ensure that a building's sprinkler system effectively receives supplemental water that fire departments provide through the FDC.
  4. #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.
  5. #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.
  6. #44 - Top Fire Protection Company in Columbus, OH: Capital Fire Protection

    Need a fire protection company in the Columbus, Ohio, area? Look no further than Capital Fire Protection Company. With over 50 years of experience, their licensed and trained fire sprinkler contractors will have your fire protection system installed, inspected, or retrofitted in no time!
  7. #43 - Sprinkler Gauges: Know Your Sprinkler System is Ready for Action

    Sprinkler gauges - air or water pressure gauges installed at various points throughout the system - provide building owners and firefighters with an easy, visual way to prove the system has an adequate supply of water. Learn what to look for when purchasing sprinkler gauges, including the necessary certifications required by most building codes and how to ensure your current gauges are working correctly.
  8. #42 - Digital Pressure Gauges: The Future is Here!

    Out with the old, in with the new! The digital pressure gauge provides the accuracy you expect from your gauges with the benefits of digital technology. Learn about the benefits of digital pressure gauges in today's blog!
  9. #41 - Ashcroft Gauges: Setting the Standard in Fire Protection and Testing

    Ashcroft Gauges have set the standard for Fire Protection and Testing for over a century. Learn about the company and their fire protection and testing specific gauges in this week's blog.
  10. #40 - Quick Response Sprinkler: The Definitive Guide

    The mission of the quick response sprinkler is human survivability. In the Definitive Guide to Quick Response Sprinklers, learn how changes in the sprinkler itself and its placement within the system are delivering on that mission. Then learn how to tell if you have quick response sprinklers (and how to order them).

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