Metal Fire Sprinkler System Corrosion Drawing More Attention

The problem of corrosion in metal fire sprinkler systems is drawing more attention, as evidenced by the popularity of the subject at industry events. Corrosion was the subject of three presentations at Fire Sprinkler International 2016 (FSI) in Munich in April and two seminars at the American Fire Sprinkler Association Convention & Exhibition (AFSA) in […]

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New York State Stresses Campus Fire Safety

New York State Stresses Campus Fire Safety Students aren’t the only ones returning to campuses in New York State this fall. Safety officials are visiting to conduct inspections and educate school officials and students about fire safety. In the last year, the state Office of Fire Prevention and Control has conducted nearly 24,000 inspections at […]

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BlazeMaster Actively Supports the Fire Sprinkler Industry

BlazeMaster Pipe & Fittings has been a committed supporter of the fire sprinkler industry for decades. Its involvement in the industry extends well beyond supplying manufacturers to include education, research, training and support of the various organizations that represent the industry. Yes, it’s in BlazeMaster Pipe & Fittings’ interest that the industry thrives, but our […]

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Understanding Compatibility and Lubrizol’s System Compatible Program

Starting with this issue of the BlazeMaster Blaster we’re pleased to present a series of articles dealing with a topic that concerns all of us from time to time: chemical compatibility. Written by Michelle Knight, Lubrizol’s expert in issues of compatibility, this series will address topics such as understanding the meaning of compatibility and incompatibility, […]

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Lubrizol Looks Ahead: Analyzing Data Trends for 2016-17 Construction Growth

All contractors and engineers have to spend time monitoring trends and tracking peaks and valleys, matching up their own business plans based on the projections. The importance of predictive analytics can’t be overlooked as it helps businesses stay ahead of the curve and remain profitable. Based on various data points, Lubrizol’s research team was able […]

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BlazeMaster ® Fire Sprinkler Systems Installation Training Revamped to Provide More in Less Time

BlazeMaster® Fire Sprinkler Systems consultants, who have been training installers for more than 20 years, are making that training more efficient and more comprehensive. The on-site installation training program has been refreshed for 2016 to give contractors all the information they need while allowing them to get back on the job faster. The extensive program […]

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Seismic Bracing for BlazeMaster Fire Sprinkler Systems

The Eaton B-Line® series TOLCO™ fig. 76 and 77 branch line restraint system debuted in October at the American Fire Sprinkler Association Convention, and early results show installers have welcomed this new product which is designed and Underwriters Laboratories (UL) listed for both metallic and nonmetallic pipes. The Eaton B-Line series system is engineered to […]

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