Fire Sprinkler System Components

  1. #266 – Fire Sprinkler System Risers, Part 2: Wet-Pipe Components and Assemblies

    #266 – Fire Sprinkler System Risers, Part 2: Wet-Pipe Components and Assemblies
    Get to know your fire sprinkler system risers better with a look at common components and manifolds in wet-pipe sprinkler systems—both commercial and residential.
  2. #264 – Fire Sprinkler FAQs: Where are the 3/4” Sprinkler Head Guards?

    #264 – Fire Sprinkler FAQs: Where are the 3/4” Sprinkler Head Guards?
    Storage facilities and industrial environments prone to high-risk fires often rely on 3/4” sprinkler heads to deliver a robust supply of water. But day-to-day operations—from running forklifts to repairs—can put sprinklers at risk. Protect them with 3/4” fire sprinkler head guards.
  3. #263 – Preparing Fire Protection Systems for Hurricanes and Restoring Them to Service

    #263 – Preparing Fire Protection Systems for Hurricanes and Restoring Them to Service
    As the threat of hurricane flooding grows greater, QRFS explains how to get your system ready for a storm—and how to restore it to service after the water recedes.
  4. #261 – Fire Sprinkler Head Guard Color: Requirements and Best Practices

    #261 – Fire Sprinkler Head Guard Color: Requirements and Best Practices
    Smart color choices help code-compliant fire sprinkler head guards (sprinkler head cages) enhance a building's look while reducing accidental discharges.
  5. #260 – What Makes Residential Fire Sprinkler Heads Special?

    #260 – What Makes Residential Fire Sprinkler Heads Special?
    QRFS examines the difference between residential fire sprinkler heads and other sprinkler heads, as well as NFPA standards for residential sprinkler systems.
  6. #257 – Fire Risers, Part 1: Essential Fire Sprinkler Riser Components

    #257 – Fire Risers, Part 1: Essential Fire Sprinkler Riser Components
    Each fire riser serves as a central hub for sprinkler system inspection, testing, and repair. For more on residential and commercial risers, fire sprinkler riser components, and how they’re used in different system types, read on.
  7. #256 – Understanding Fire Compartmentation in Buildings and Fire Sprinkler Pipe Penetrations

    #256 – Understanding Fire Compartmentation in Buildings and Fire Sprinkler Pipe Penetrations
    Learn about NFPA & IBC requirements for fire compartmentation in buildings, including standards sprinkler pipe penetrations must meet for fire-resistance.
  8. #254 – Cleaning Sprinkler Heads: Why You Really Need to Do It

    #254 – Cleaning Sprinkler Heads: Why You Really Need to Do It
    Learn what gross and hazardous particles lurk in the dust and grime on fire sprinklers—and how a tool for cleaning sprinkler heads gets rid of them without risking a flood.
  9. #253 – Guide to Victaulic Fire Sprinkler Escutcheons for Model V27, V29, V34, and V36 Heads

    #253 – Guide to Victaulic Fire Sprinkler Escutcheons for Model V27, V29, V34, and V36 Heads
    Victaulic’s straightforward selection of fire sprinkler escutcheons makes it easy for consumers to find a compatible design and finish. Read on to learn more about Victaulic’s fire sprinkler escutcheons and parts for the Model V27, V34, and more.
  10. #252 – Set and Cure Times for CPVC Glue (Solvent Cement): How Much Time Does It Take to Dry?

    #252 – Set and Cure Times for CPVC Glue (Solvent Cement): How Much Time Does It Take to Dry?
    Often called CPVC glue, CPVC solvent cement joins pipes and fittings at a molecular level. QRFS covers everything installers need to know about the time required for CPVC glue to initially dry (set) and permanently cure when used with CPVC brands like BlazeMaster®, FlameGuard®, and ThermaFit Industries.

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