- Automatic Fire Sprinkler System
A fire sprinkler system also known as an automatic fire sprinkler system or fire (sprinkler) protection system is an active fire protection method comprising a water supply providing adequate water flow and pressure through a water distribution pipe network onto which fire sprinkler heads are connected.
An automatic fire sprinkler system typically comprises a series of individual components including;
- Stop Valve;
- Alarm Valve;
- Fire Sprinkler (head);
- Alarm Test valve;
- Waste (drain down) valve;
- Motorised alarm bell (also known as a gong).
In addition to this there may be additional components that support this arrangement including;
- Valve Monitor;
- Pressure Switch;
- Flow Switch.