Power Plant Fire Protection System

With the advent of industrialization the demand for power is also on the surge like never before. But augmenting without giving the due consideration for Fire protection and detection system would be detrimental and should not be done. Thermal Power Plants are classified under the ordinary Hazard Occupancy as per Tariff Advisory Committee (TAC) of … Read more

Hydrant System for Power Plant Fire Protection

Power Plant Fire Protection System (Part-II of III) This section comprises of water based fire protection system called hydrant system in thermal power plants. Flow Scheme for a Typical 660 MW Unit Hydrant System Hydrant system shall consist of a fire water ring main network of piping along with: Isolation gate valves installed above ground … Read more

Medium Velocity Water Spray (MVWS) System

An MVWS system (short for a Medium Velocity Water Spray System) is a water-based fire protection system. MVWS systems are used to provide cooling and/or control the burning in many large scale industrial applications, such as in thermal power plants. As their name suggests, medium velocity water spray nozzles are designed to spray water at … Read more

Gas Extinguishing System

This type of extinguishing can be used as total flooding fire gas extinguishing systems protecting hazards against the most flammable substances. The gas extinguishing system consists of cylinders filled with inert gas and it gets activated automatically as it receives any signal of hazard from the detection system. Such extinguishing systems are residue free and … Read more

Foam Fire Protection System

Foam Fire Protection System is fire suppression system. Its success is mainly depends on proper mixing of foam concentrate along with air and water, to form a uniform foam blanket to extinguish flame. Back Ground of Foam Fire Protection System Water is known for suppressing fires, but unfortunately not best in all the cases. Water … Read more

Fire Detection and Alarm System

Introduction of Fire Detection and Alarm System Fire detectors are designed to detect one or more of the three characteristics of fire-smoke, heat and flame. Besides it every fire detection system must include manual call points (break glass), so that in the event of fire can be of immediate help. During a fire importance of … Read more