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Title:
IN-RACK STORAGE FIRE PROTECTION SPRINKLER SYSTEM
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2014/026049
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
A fire protection sprinkler system is provided for the protection of commodities including Class I-IV hazards, Group A cartoned and exposed plastics (expanded and unexpanded), flammable liquids, tires, roll paper, and aerosols, stored in a plurality of adjoining racks having a longitudinal flue space between the racks. The system includes at least one fluid supply conduit in fluid communication with a source of a fire protection fluid. The system also includes at least one solid horizontal barrier covering each rack and the longitudinal flue space at a predetermined vertical spacing. The system further includes one or more rack-level fire protection sprinklers in fluid communication with the fluid supply. The sprinklers are disposed in the vertical flue space between adjacent horizontal barriers, and each sprinkler is spaced vertically from the commodities stored between adjacent horizontal barriers.

Inventors:
MULTER, Thomas (Inc.P.O. Box 313,1470 Smith Grove Roa, Liberty SC, 29657-0313, US)
PAHILA, Oliver (Inc.P.O. Box 313,1470 Smith Grove Roa, Liberty SC, 29657-0313, US)
Application Number:
US2013/054213
Publication Date:
February 13, 2014
Filing Date:
August 08, 2013
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
THE RELIABLE AUTOMATIC SPRINKLER CO., INC. (P.O. Box 313, 1470 Smith Grove RoadLiberty, SC, 29657-0313, US)
International Classes:
B65G1/00
Domestic Patent References:
2008-12-04
2011-09-22
Foreign References:
US3802574A1974-04-09
US5368174A1994-11-29
US5915479A1999-06-29
US3732930A1973-05-15
Other References:
See also references of EP 2838817A4
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
MANNINO, Christian et al. (Fitzpatrick, Cella Harper & Scinto,1290 Avenue Of The America, New York NY, 10104, US)
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