Standpipe Systems and Fire Department Connections

  1. #292 – You (Probably) Don’t Have a 3” FDC: Sizing FDC Fire Equipment, Caps, & Plugs

    #292 – You (Probably) Don’t Have a 3” FDC: Sizing FDC Fire Equipment, Caps, & Plugs
    Countless consumers order the wrong fire department connection caps and plugs. Choose the right size and thread for your FDC fire equipment with this guide.
  2. #285 – Digital Pressure Gauges in Fire Sprinkler Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance

    #285 – Digital Pressure Gauges in Fire Sprinkler Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance
    Learn why handheld digital pressure gauges are bringing flexibility, accuracy, and greater convenience to standpipe and fire protection ITM tasks.
  3. #277 – Guide to Fire Hose Reels and Racks for Standpipe and Hose Systems

    #277 – Guide to Fire Hose Reels and Racks for Standpipe and Hose Systems
    Learn what the NFPA, ICC, and other organizations have to say about installing and phasing out fire hose reels and fire hose racks in standpipe and hose systems.
  4. #275 – Fire Watch Procedures: When and How It’s Required

    #275 – Fire Watch Procedures: When and How It’s Required
    Learn when a fire watch is needed according to ICC, NFPA & OSHA and how to conduct this oft-misunderstood fire prevention technique.
  5. #270 – How Does a Fire Alarm Bell Work with a Fire Riser?

    #270 – How Does a Fire Alarm Bell Work with a Fire Riser?
    Fire alarm bells connected to the system riser can provide first responders with essential information—and encourage passersby to quickly call the fire department. Learn what NFPA standards have to say about joining fire alarm bells to fire risers in both standpipe and fire sprinkler systems.
  6. #268 – How Do I Find a Qualified Standpipe or Fire Sprinkler Contractor?

    #268 – How Do I Find a Qualified Standpipe or Fire Sprinkler Contractor?
    Let QRFS's crash course on state licensing and NICET certification help you find authorized and eminently skilled standpipe and fire sprinkler contractors.
  7. #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.
  8. #262 – Life Safety & Fire Sprinkler Inspection Software Repairs the Process for Correcting Deficiencies

    #262 – Life Safety & Fire Sprinkler Inspection Software Repairs the Process for Correcting Deficiencies
    QRFS examines Inspect Point, a digital ITM software solution that’s dramatically improving life safety—and profits for ITM contractors.
  9. #258 – Pump Priming 101: Do I Have to Prime My Hydrostatic Test Pump?

    #258 – Pump Priming 101: Do I Have to Prime My Hydrostatic Test Pump?
    QRFS explains when manual priming is required by a gravity feed – even for self-priming hydrostatic test pumps.
  10. #255 – What is a Hydrostatic Test Pump? A Review of Parts and Function

    #255 – What is a Hydrostatic Test Pump? A Review of Parts and Function
    QRFS examines hydrostatic test pumps: the device that enables a critical fire protection system test that ensures piping networks can handle the pressure.

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