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.
Check out the May 2017 issue of Industrial Heating, which includes features on Ford's $1.2 billion investment in three Michigan facilities, a roundup of heat-treat process-verification articles, and much more.