Tag Archives: Fire Sprinklers

Robert G. (Bob) Caputo Named AFSA President

Industry Veteran to Lead Fire Sprinkler Industry’s Largest Trade Association The Board of Directors of the Dallas-based American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) has announced the unanimous selection of Robert G. (Bob) Caputo, CFPS, as the association’s President. Established in 1981, AFSA and its federation of 31 chapters serve as North America’s largest …

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Freeze Protection Technology Like No Other

As you select an antifreeze for your customers’ fire sprinkler systems this upcoming winter season, it is important that you consider these questions: Does it meet the rigorous technical challenges of becoming listed as required by NFPA?Is it listed and approved for use with the application and the size of …

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Winsupply is Proud to Support AFSA38

Winsupply is a leading supplier of Fire Protection Supplies and Fabricating Services in the USA. Headquartered in Dayton Ohio, the privately held company has nearly 600 wholesaling locations in 45 states and offers entrepreneurs the unique opportunity to own a meaningful part of a local business. Collectively, Winsupply is known …

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Scholarships + Sprinklers

A Recipe for Success The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is proud to offer financial assistance and public awareness of sprinklers through its online scholarship program, AFSAscholarship. org. A total of $25,000 is awarded through this public awareness campaign to 10 lucky graduating high school seniors and five college students …

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Longitudinal Sway Bracing of CPVC

Using an NFPA 13 Analogy There are very few listed sway brace fittings for CPVC pipe. Listing criteria specified by the CPVC resin manufacturers and recognized by Underwriters Laboratories (UL) define the mechanics required of listed CPVC sway brace fittings and their design. Accordingly, UL listing requires strictly defined features …

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Explore the Largest U.S. Fire Sprinkler Exhibit

AFSA

AFSA36 Features Top Manufacturers, Suppliers in the Fire Sprinkler Industry The American Fire Sprinkler Association’s (AFSA) 36th Annual Convention, Exhibition & Apprentice Competition (AFSA36) is offering this year’s largest display of fire sprinkler products and services in the country! Visit Las Vegas and the top fire sprinkler industry manufacturers and …

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Identifying Microbes

What is Contaminating My Fire Sprinkler System? While microorganisms do not produce unique types of corrosion, they can accelerate corrosion reactions. Microbial action has been identified as a contributor to rapid corrosion of metals and alloys exposed to soils; seawater, distilled water, and freshwater; crude oil, hydrocarbon fuels, and process …

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National Campus Fire Safety Month Turns 13

National Campus Fire Safety Month

National Campus Fire Safety Month brings together schools and communities to teach college students about fire safety. This September, the initiative turns 13. Every September, education programs are held across the country to teach students about their role in fire safety – how to choose fire-safe housing, whether it is on- or off-campus; how to prevent a …

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