QRFS Team

  1. #76 - Does My Pressure Gauge Need a NIST Certification?

    #76 - Does My Pressure Gauge Need a NIST Certification?
    Gain a better understanding of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), their mission, and what it means for your pressure gauges. Learn what it means when a gauge has a NIST Certificate, when it’s necessary, and options for getting a certification for gauges in your current inventory.
  2. #75 - Fire Sprinkler Systems: History, Types, and Uses

    #75 - Fire Sprinkler Systems: History, Types, and Uses
    In this article, QRFS discusses the various types of sprinkler systems - including wet, dry, preaction, and deluge fire sprinkler systems - and their intended uses.
  3. #73 - Fasteners in a Fire Sprinkler System: Benefits, Considerations, and Types

    #73 - Fasteners in a Fire Sprinkler System: Benefits, Considerations, and Types
    In this article, we dive deep into the world of fasteners. You'll get a better understanding of what they are and how to use them, look at the guidelines provided by the NFPA, and explore available options.
  4. #74 - Where to Find Central Sprinkler Company Model A Replacement Fire Sprinkler Cover Plates

    #74 - Where to Find Central Sprinkler Company Model A Replacement Fire Sprinkler Cover Plates
    In this article, we show you what makes the Model A cover plate so unique, why they’re so rare, and help you explore the available replacement options.
  5. #72 - The History of Life Safety Code: NFPA 101, NFPA 13, NFPA 13R, and NFPA 13D

    #72 - The History of Life Safety Code: NFPA 101, NFPA 13, NFPA 13R, and NFPA 13D
    In this article, we look at the history of the NFPA and life safety code and standards to gain a better understanding of the various versions and their differences.
  6. #71 - When to Replace Fire Sprinkler Heads in a Fire Sprinkler System?

    #71 - When to Replace Fire Sprinkler Heads in a Fire Sprinkler System?
    The best way to identify issues with and replace fire sprinkler heads is through regular inspections, testing, and maintenance. But when should you perform any of these procedures? How do you know when to test or replace them? In this article, we'll help you answer all of your most burning questions!
  7. #70 - Fire Sprinkler Head Replacement Cabinet: How to Make a Sprinkler Kit

    #70 - Fire Sprinkler Head Replacement Cabinet: How to Make a Sprinkler Kit
    In this article, we help you decide what items you need in your fire sprinkler head replacement cabinet, where to store it, and the NFPA requirements it must meet.
  8. #69 - Test and Drain Valve: A Guide for Fire Sprinkler Contractors

    #69 - Test and Drain Valve: A Guide for Fire Sprinkler Contractors
    In this article, we'll look at the Test and Drain to uncover its benefits, uses, and features. We'll explore relevant NFPA Code so we can help you put their suggested rules and guidance into perspective and understand why it matters to you!
  9. #68 - Fire Sprinkler Riser: Components and Benefits for Sprinkler Contractors

    #68 - Fire Sprinkler Riser: Components and Benefits for Sprinkler Contractors
    Pre-fabricated residential fire sprinkler risers save contractors both time and money. Read this article to learn about the different pre-fab sprinkler riser options for residential and commercial systems.
  10. #67 - What Size FDC Break Cap or Plug Do I Need?

    #67 - What Size FDC Break Cap or Plug Do I Need?
    In this article, we help you learn how to select the right size Fire Department Connection (FDC) break cap or plug.