ESFR sprinklers with larger K-factors, were developed to provide protection for greater fire challenges. As was expected, the larger the orifice, the larger the drops delivered by the sprinkler.
Storage sprinkler design: a historical perspective – Part 2

In the 1980s FM led the development of another new technology: early suppression fast response…

Victaulic’s VicFlex Style VS1 eliminates the need for soffits, providing flexibility in design for architects and engineers.
A ‘flexible’ solution to fire sprinkler safety

Traditional dry sprinklers have several challenges that threaten the reliability of the fire sprinkler systems…

The proliferation of plastics in packaging materials and the increased use of cardboard cartons created entirely new, unprecedented challenges for fire protection sprinkler systems to overcome.
Storage sprinkler design: a historical perspective – Part 1

The automatic sprinkler system is the most commonly used fire protection system for industrial and…

Victaulic Launches World’s First Flexible Sprinkler Solution

Victaulic, the world’s leading manufacturer of mechanical pipe-joining systems, has introduced the world’s first flexible…

Flexible drop installed in crowded ceiling space.
Suspended ceilings – the risks of improper sprinkler head alignment

Suspended ceilings – or false ceilings as they are sometimes referred to – are a…


Victaulic, the world’s leading manufacturer of fire protection systems, introduces the new FireLockTM Installation-Ready™ Fittings.…

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