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Traditional dry sprinklers have several challenges that threaten the reliability of the fire sprinkler systems they’re installed in. These challenges pose issues for fire protection professionals, including the high frequency of freeze-up’s within these life-safety systems and installation coordination challenges. Since traditional dry sprinklers are rigid

The automatic sprinkler system is the most commonly used fire protection system for industrial and commercial occupancies. Sprinkler systems were first employed in the early 20th Century to protect the equipment and textile goods stored in multi-story textile mills. Ceilings in such buildings were low

Victaulic, the world’s leading manufacturer of mechanical pipe-joining systems, has introduced the world’s first flexible dry sprinkler. Victaulic has entered a new category of dry sprinkler with the VicFlex™ VS1, combining the industry-leading VicFlex™ flexible fittings technology with traditional Victaulic dry sprinkler technology that provides

Suspended ceilings – or false ceilings as they are sometimes referred to – are a common sight in both commercial and industrial settings across the globe. This article addresses the unique fire protection challenges they can pose, explaining the safety threats, and technological solutions. Suspended ceilings

Victaulic, the world’s leading manufacturer of fire protection systems, introduces the new FireLockTM Installation-Ready™ Fittings. Combining the simplicity of the FireLock EZ™ Rigid Coupling – Style 009N, with the convenience of a single-unit design solution, Victaulic FireLock Installation-Ready Fittings provide fast, easy pipe connections with no