Fusible Elements and how they’re used in Fire Protection Systems

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There are several types of sprinklers used to suppress fires. Currently, the following list is what theNational Fire Protection Association approves through their guidelines and regulations. By using automatic or open orifice, predetermined temperatures can be suppressed by using a fusible element.

A fusible element melts, which results in the flow of water and the water is then directed downwards to suppress the fire. Columbia Fire’s extensive website contains more information on entire sprinkler systems and how they can be installed in your environment. Please take the time check out our Fire Sprinkler Servicespage to see more information.