Automatic sprinklers systems are most effective and economical way to apply water to suppress a fire.
There are four basic types of sprinkler systems:
- Wet pipe Fire Sprinkler systems
Wet pipes systems are most common type of sprinklers system which have a network of piping containing water under pressure. Automatic sprinklers are connected to the piping, each sprinkler protects an assigned building area. The application of heat to any sprinkler will cause that single sprinkler to operate permitting water to discharge over its area of protection.
- Dry pipe Fire Sprinkler systems
- Deluge Fire Sprinkler systems
- Pre-action Fire Sprinkler systems