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How Floating Roof Storage Tanks Work

An internal floating roof's purpose is to create a seal between the tank and the atmosphere. Sealing a tank leaves no gap through which to distribute foam. Foam can be pumped in through a manhole.

July 1, 2019

Fire Compliance for Sprinklers

Manufacturing facility sprinkler design is derived from experience with what were called pipe schedule sprinkler systems.

January 1, 2019

Johnson Controls Targets the Future of Fire Protection

Nearly one year after a landmark $30 billion merger with Tyco, many of the most highly regarded names in American fire protection – Simplex, SimplexGrinnell, Ansul, Chemguard and Williams Fire & Hazard Control – are in the process of being combined into a single multi-industrial giant, Johnson Controls.

October 1, 2017

Fire and the Supply Chain

Refinery or petrochemical plant fires are not the only fire risks to affect production. Of course, keeping that chain optimized leaves no room for having fires.

January 1, 2017

Pre-Plan for Your Extinguishing System

This article discusses some of the basics and what to expect when responding to buildings or equipment protected by systems that firefighters will more commonly encounter.

October 1, 2016

Storage Tank

Welded steel for maximum performance

July 1, 2015