Archive for the ‘Video’ Category

Warehouse Fire Tests – Smoke Detectors

October 29th, 2010 Comments off

Xtralis, a maker of Aspirating Smoke Detection (ASD) solutions, conducted a series of fire tests in a warehouse setting to demonstrate the capabilities of three smoke detection technologies, an air-sampling solution, a spot-type detector and a beam detector. Read more…

Underwriters Laboratories Fire Test

July 9th, 2009 Comments off

NFPA Conference & Expo attendees got a tour of Underwriters Laboratories in Northbrook, Illinois. During the tour, UL conducted a live fire test in its large-scale fire test and research facility. This particular test involved three rows of rack storage loaded with palettes and cardboard boxes full of Group A plastic cups. A large HVLS Fan was in operation during this fire test. Read more…

K-25 ESFR Sprinkler Fire Extinguishment

April 9th, 2008 Comments off

Video courtesy of Tyco: K-25 ESFR sprinklers showing fire extinguishment of a 15 m (45 ft) tall high-piled storage.

K-17 ESFR Sprinkler Performance

April 7th, 2008 Comments off

Video courtesy of Tyco: K-17 ESFR sprinklers showing fire extinguishment of a 10 m (30 ft) tall high-piled storage (Cartoned Group A Plastics).