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Thomas Waghorn
Hi  I have a question regarding the distance from the hsw sprinkler to a ventilation outlet that is placed about 25mm from the sprinkler head. The sprinkler deflector is not obstructed by the ventilation. But my concern is that the air will cool the sprinkler so much that the sprinkler activation will be delayed. Is this ok? I can't find
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Georges Karam
NFPA 13 and omission of sprinkler system: We are in the process of building a pyrolysis plant where pyrolysis gas and carbon black are by product.  The fire from both cannot be extinguished by water, and in addition the use of water directly on the fire will cause additional hazards.  A foam system is needed for dealing with the fires.
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Scott Sutherland
Little has been done from a regulatory standpoint to ensure that the kind of catastrophic disaster that rocked the town of West, Texas, five years ago doesn’t happen again. That’s the assessment of at least one expert on the fifth anniversary of a fire and explosion at the West Fertilizer plant that killed 15 people and damaged or
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Jim Smith
I'm looking for an interpretation of what is intended for a "remote manual stop station" in accordance with NFPA110-2010 5.6.5.6?  "All installations shall have a remote manual stop station of a type to prevent inadvertent or unintentional operation located outside the room housing the prime mover, where so installed, or
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Meghan Housewright
Just last week the NFPA Fire & Life Safety Policy Institute released a report on Wide Variations in State Adoption of the NEC® Reveal Neglect of Electrical Safety. Rather than “neglect” though, perhaps “actively opposing” would be a better way to state it. Or, at least, this might better capture the statements and
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