Recently, NFPA released an
“Alert” regarding the hazards of antifreeze solutions in fire sprinkler systems.
Antifreeze has become a popular alternative to compressed air for protecting
sprinkler pipes from freezing in cold climates. In its undiluted form, however,
antifreeze will exacerbate a fire instead of extinguishing it.
The January 2017 issue of Industrial Heating features our cover story on a horizontal quench system, the importance of materials science in failure analysis, a new quarterly column, Academic Pulse, and much more.