I have to agree with Matt here. If it is with-in 18" below the sprinklers it is considered an obstruction, if it is just under the piping, it does not allow for the water pattern to properly form to cover the room as the sprinklers are designed.
Regards, Michael Goodis Salesman, Project Manager IL#000635 NICET#135586 Key Fire Protection Enterprises LLC 3200 Mike Padgett HWY Augusta, GA 30906 Office- (706)790-3473 Cell- (706) 220-8822 Fax: (706) 738-2119 From: Sprinklerforum [mailto:sprinklerforum-boun...@lists.firesprinkler.org] On Behalf Of Matthew J Willis Sent: Friday, February 2, 2018 1:40 PM To: Forum <email@example.com>; b...@firebyknight.com Subject: Re: Shield for electrical equipment I still sleeve pipe because I disagree with the shield allowance. To me it is an obstruction For your case, I would defer that to electrical folks as we do not know their requirements per se. R Matt Sent from my Verizon 4G LTE Droid On Feb 2, 2018 11:36 AM, Bob <b...@firebyknight.com <mailto:b...@firebyknight.com> > wrote: Has anyone installed a hood/ shield for electrical equipment? Can this be something as simple as a sheet metal pan that covers the width and depth? Suggestions, pictures, or name calling would be appreciated. Thank you, Bob Knight, CET III 208-318-3057
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