Category: Human Element and Property Conservation Programs
Jan
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Although fires in air preheaters (ap’s) of US power plants are infrequent, the result can be extensive damage and downtime of several months. Here, we consider steps that can be taken to minimize the incidence…

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Jul
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A more recent version of this article topic exists; go there now A facility can be idle for many reasons, such as annual shutdowns, labor strikes and building renovations. When a facility is idle there…

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Mar
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“Back to Basics.” It may be cliché, but with respect to property conservation, it could be the difference between a fire being controlled or one that completely destroys a building. When a fire protection survey…

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Sep
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Risk Logic and its staff wishes to offer its most sincere sympathies and condolences to the families and friends who have lost their loved ones during the horrific terrorist act that occurred on September 11,…

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Aug
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On July 19th, 2001, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Central Sprinkler Company, an affiliate of Tyco Fire Products LP, of Lansdale, PA., announced a voluntary recall of 35 million Central fire sprinklers with…

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Jun
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Heating equipment such as boilers, heaters, ovens, kilns or process furnaces are found in all businesses and industries. The equipment can be utilized simply for building heat or be a key element in the manufacturing…

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May
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In fire protection service, pressure reducing valves (PRV’s) can be found on standpipes and automatic sprinkler systems in high-rise buildings, in pump houses, on public and private gravity water systems and other situations where conditions…

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Feb
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A typical summer thunderstorm is predicted for later in the day. You dread the incoming weather change because you were hoping for a nice dry weekend. This rain will ruin your weekend. This thunderstorm is…

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Nov
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Automatic sprinkler protection is considered the single most effective tool in preventing loss and damage from fire. However some people still worry about the possibility of unexpected water discharge from defective sprinklers. Such an occurrence…

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Mar
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Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) is currently investigating field reports that certain Central Sprinkler Co. Model GB automatic sprinklers may leak or even worse, not operate during a fire because they require higher water pressure to…

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Nov
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Star Sprinkler Recall The Mealane Corporation of Philadelphia, PA in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is voluntarily recalling up to 1 million “STAR” brand sprinklers manufactured from 1961 through 1976. These…

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Jul
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The Central Sprinkler Company of Lansdale, PA, in cooperation with the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is recalling all Omega series fire sprinklers, which were manufactured from 1982 through 1998. There are approximately…

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