Sep 2019
Oxygen corrosion is the primary and predominant source of metal loss in wet pipe fire sprinkler systems. The most common location for this corrosion, and resultant leaks, is at the high points of the wet pipe system where trapped air accumulates. ...
Jun 2019
Chemical corrosion inhibitors came into the fire protection industry during the early 2000’s. At that time, it was widely thought that microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC) was responsible for leaking fire sprinkler systems. Believing that ...
Oct 2018
Building owners are often put in the difficult situation of trying to figure out how to address a leaking fire sprinkler system. In years past, the most common approach was to simply fix leaks as they occurred, resulting in significant recurring ...