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Deluge System

These are fixed fire protection systems in which the pipe system remains empty until a valve, termed the deluge valve, opens in response to a fire. This releases pressurized water from open nozzles or sprinklers. Deluge systems are more complex than wet and dry pipe systems. Depending on its configuration, a deluge system can be activated hydraulically, pneumatically, electrically, manually, or by any combination of these means. But, in all cases, the deluge valve itself is activated hydraulically. When a detection device is activated, the deluge valve open sand water flows into the piping system. The water is discharged through all spray nozzles or sprinklers simultaneously.

Applications:

  • Power Plants
  • Aircraft Hangars
  • Chemical Processing Facilities
  • Paints Storage
  • Fuel Storage Tanks
  • Gaseous Liquid Storage Facilities
  • Outdoor Transformers