FIRE SAFETY SYSTEMS    fire-in-room

Published 1 June 2016 

This month Masterspec introduce three new fire safety system sections and a bit of an update on an existing one.  The three new sections are:

  • 7371 UNDERGROUND FIRE HYDRANTS (in Standard, Structural & Civil, Services)
  • 7372 FIRE HYDRANT SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS (in Standard, Structural & Civil, Services, Interiors)
  • 7383 FIRE & SMOKE CURTAINS (in Standard, Structural & Civil, Services, Interiors) 

The update article relates to the existing section 7381 PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS & FIRE BLANKETS (in Standard, Structural & Civil, Services, Interiors), and provides some in depth background information on extinguisher types and their use.

Below are links to individual articles exploring each topic

UNDERGROUND FIRE HYDRANTS

FIRE HYDRANT SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS

FIRE & SMOKE CURTAINS

PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS & FIRE BLANKETS

There are a lot of existing Masterspec general building sections that relate to fire, from fire-rated partitioning systems and fire-rated linings to intumescent coatings and emergency lighting.  There are also a number of other existing sections that are directly related fire safety systems, these are:

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  • 7311 FIRE HOSE SYSTEMS
  • 7312 AUTOMATIC FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEMS
  • 7351 MANUAL FIRE ALARM SYSTEM
  • 7352 AUTOMATIC FIRE & SMOKE ALARM SYSTEM
  • 7382 FIRE STOPPING SYSTEMS
  • 7382RF RYANFIRE FIRE STOPPING SYSTEMS
  • 7385WC WCS SMOKE & EXHAUST VENTILATION
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