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by Robert A
Fri Sep 25, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: Fire Alarm General Discussion
Topic: Fire Protection Jeopardy
Replies: 16
Views: 267

Re: Fire Protection Jeopardy

RSSAlarms wrote: Fri Sep 25, 2020 2:24 pm What is Monoammonium Phosphate?
Correct!

This factor, referred to by a single letter, is a way to express the relationship between flow rate and pressure with the unit of gpm/sqrt(psi).
by Robert A
Fri Sep 25, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: Fire Alarm General Discussion
Topic: Fire Protection Jeopardy
Replies: 16
Views: 267

Re: Fire Protection Jeopardy

Correct!

This chemical compound is also known as type ABC fire extinguisher agent.
by Robert A
Wed Sep 23, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: Fire Alarm General Discussion
Topic: Fire Protection Jeopardy
Replies: 16
Views: 267

Re: Fire Protection Jeopardy

Jaxon Lewis wrote: Tue Sep 22, 2020 9:33 pm What is NFPA 13R?
Correct!

The four main types of automatic sprinkler system are wet, dry, deluge, and ______.
by Robert A
Mon Sep 21, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: Fire Alarm General Discussion
Topic: Fire Protection Jeopardy
Replies: 16
Views: 267

Re: Fire Protection Jeopardy

This NFPA code is also known as “Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in Low-Rise Residential Occupancies”.
by Robert A
Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:25 pm
Forum: Fire Alarm General Discussion
Topic: Fire Protection Jeopardy
Replies: 16
Views: 267

Re: Fire Protection Jeopardy

randomperson wrote: Wed Sep 16, 2020 10:46 am Fire triangle
Incorrect! Also, needs to be in the form of a question :mrgreen:
by Robert A
Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:55 am
Forum: Fire Alarm General Discussion
Topic: Fire Protection Jeopardy
Replies: 16
Views: 267

Fire Protection Jeopardy

We've had question-and-answer quiz topics on this forum before, but I don't think anyone's ever flipped it around! So now, instead of answering the question, you'll have to ask the right question that goes with the answer! And if you've got any ideas, go ahead and ask (or rather, answer!) them here....
by Robert A
Thu Sep 03, 2020 12:20 am
Forum: Fire Alarm Help
Topic: Wire gauge?
Replies: 6
Views: 85

Re: Wire gauge?

For a demo system, anything from 18-gauge to 14-gauge hookup wire is sufficient. Real systems generally use 14-gauge FPL or FPLR wire.
by Robert A
Sat Aug 29, 2020 11:10 pm
Forum: Fire Alarm Help
Topic: Unkown Pull Station
Replies: 6
Views: 120

Re: Unkown Pull Station

Yep, that's a National Time 641! Pretty rare, I've never seen one in person before.
by Robert A
Sat Aug 29, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: Fire Alarm Help
Topic: Unkown Pull Station
Replies: 6
Views: 120

Re: Unkown Pull Station

The image doesn't seem to be showing, perhaps try again? If you tried adding the image as an attachment, maybe you can use our attachments workaround?
by Robert A
Fri Aug 28, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: Fire Alarm Help
Topic: How can i code the horns on a edwards fx-5r? For example march time
Replies: 1
Views: 79

Re: How can i code the horns on a edwards fx-5r? For example march time

Looking at the manual, it looks like the FX-5R (and the whole Fireshield line) is only capable of temporal, continuous, and Genesis sync.
by Robert A
Sun Aug 23, 2020 1:41 pm
Forum: Fire Alarm General Discussion
Topic: COVID-19 and fire drills
Replies: 9
Views: 364

Re: COVID-19 and fire drills

From my experiences with fire drills in high school, the hallways become a sea of people - most definitely a bad thing in the midst of a COVID pandemic. It's like passing period but could go on for several minutes more. Of course in a real fire emergency, the most pressing threat is the fire and not...
by Robert A
Sun Aug 23, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: Fire Alarm General Discussion
Topic: How would things be if Walmart stores had fire drills regularly like schools do?
Replies: 12
Views: 780

Re: How would things be if Walmart stores had fire drills regularly like schools do?

Right - I mostly meant in the context of mercantile occupancies like grocery stores and things like that. Either way, it would not be advantageous for places to start having fire drills willy-nilly. It may have the opposite effect and may desensitize people to fire alarm signals.
by Robert A
Fri Aug 21, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: Fire Alarm General Discussion
Topic: How would things be if Walmart stores had fire drills regularly like schools do?
Replies: 12
Views: 780

Re: How would things be if Walmart stores had fire drills regularly like schools do?

A lot of it has to do with practicality. It's a lot more practical to privately (and quietly) train your staff how to respond in a fire emergency than it is to just set the alarms off and see what happens. The reason why fire drills are not required in mercantile occupancies and other such public pl...
by Robert A
Mon Aug 17, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: Fire Alarm General Discussion
Topic: Make Up a System (2.0)
Replies: 643
Views: 93628

Re: Make Up a System (2.0)

RestoringCorbeils wrote: Sun Aug 16, 2020 3:18 pm Where was this school anyway?
Please read Rule C9 - the post you quoted was two years old. In addition, since this topic is for made-up systems, none of these systems in this thread actually exist.
by Robert A
Wed Jul 22, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: Fire Alarm Help
Topic: Hard Wired Smoke Detectors for DSC Alarm System
Replies: 6
Views: 174

Re: Hard Wired Smoke Detectors for DSC Alarm System

I just now realized I was misleading and didn't give you the whole answer. You were right in ordering the EOLR-1 relay, but you will still also need an end-of-line resistor, which your panel will call for. You will need both to fully supervise both your zone and power circuits, and should be wired a...