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Fire Sprinklers Target High-Ceiling Use

Johnson Controls announces its new Tyco  Early Suppression Fast Response (ESFR)-22 pendent sprinklers has joined the Tyco line of storage sprinklers.

The ESFR-22 can be installed in storage facilities with a ceiling height up to 45 feet and a storage arrangement up to 40 feet without requiring in-rack sprinklers. The system can also be installed with a maximum deflector-to-ceiling distance of 18 inches, resulting in a reduction of product and installation costs, as well as increased storage space due to higher roof/rack heights. Facility owners gain additional flexibility with stock configurations and eliminate costly in-rack sprinkler service, repair and maintenance.

Model ESFR-22 sprinklers are pri­marily used for ceiling-only sprinkler protection of, but not limited to, the following storage applications:

  • Most encapsulated or non-encap­sulated common materials, including cartoned, unexpanded plastics
  • Uncartoned (exposed) expanded plastics
  • Some storage arrangements of rubber tires, roll paper, flammable liquids and aerosols 

The ESFR-22 meets National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and FM Global (FM Approvals) installation standards that must be used to properly design an automatic sprinkler system utilizing ESFR Sprinklers.

Contact FacilitiesNet Editorial Staff »   posted on: 7/5/2018

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