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Fire Extinguisher Testing

Fire Extinguisher Testing

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Hydrostatic Testing It is not possible to tell how safe a portable fire extinguisher is just by doing a visual inspection. The way an extinguisher is handled and the passage of time can have an impact on its efficiency. If not properly checked or maintained it can lead the fire extinguisher to malfunction or burst causing more damage than protection. In order to prevent his from happening it is mandatory for all fire extinguishers to be checked for proper use. Hydrostatic testing is one method through which the efficiency of a fire extinguisher can be determined. The test runs a comprehensive check on the cylinder, shell and the hose assembly by checking for leaks or any structural flaws. It makes use of a liquid to test the complete equipment for pressure. How does hydrostatic testin...
Different Kinds of Fire Protection

Different Kinds of Fire Protection

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Industrial sectors differ in more than few ways. However, all industries need to be protected from fire hazards and should have the right fire protection services. The following are some of the most common fire protection systems being employed by different industries in Sydney. Wet sprinklers for dousing fire The system compromises of automatic sprinklers which activate when a fire is detected. The sprinkler system consists of smoke detectors. When the smoke exceeds the limit the sprinkler systems start o work. This can actually help douse off a fire which has just started and is a great way of preventing a major mishap. A fire alarm is also connected to the sprinklers so once those re activated the alarm starts working as well. The sprinklers work by being attached to a piping system i...