Fire sprinklers are fire prevention systems that are automatically activated soon after a fire has been ignited. As the heat from a fire rises towards the sprinkler head, a glass filled with heat sensitive gases and liquids will expand.
Sprinklers are designed so that individual sprinkler heads can be activated without triggering other sprinklers. Sprinklers will only activate once they have reached the designed activation temperature of the individual sprinkler. This means that the water that is expelled from them is concentrated only on the area that requires it.
While a wet pipe (water) system is the most common, there are other types of sprinkler system:
At Fire Control Services, we ensure all maintenance work will be carried out to the highest standard, using only directly employed staff giving the client the confidence in knowing all work is performed by an LPCB approved contractor. We ensure that our maintenance is carried out in accordance with BS EN 12845 LPC Rules for automatic sprinkler installations.