I would ask them how that is a listed discharge device required per NFPA.
If you can get past that, I would just ask what is the minimum flow and
pressure they require at the point of connection to that pipe. It sounds like
they have done this before.
Travis Mack, SET
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> On Sep 19, 2016, at 7:11 AM, <craig.pr...@ch2m.com> <craig.pr...@ch2m.com>
> Today's teaser.
> An owner gives you this criteria for protecting a truck dock door opening. A
> semi-trailer is parked at the opening up against the dock seal, the trailer
> contains wooded pallets.
> The rollup door and the trailer doors remain open at all times for in and out
> Their recommended method of protecting the opening is to use 1.5" pipe with
> 1/4" holes drilled every 6". Provide this around the opening which is 12"
> wide by 9' high. This is approved by their international corporate safety
> This will be a deluge system for two dock doors.
> How are you going to calculate this?
> Craig L. Prahl
> Fire Protection Group Lead/SME
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