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Now thats a foam extinguisher..!!
#11
pressure DROP? Since when does the pressure in a room drop when additional compressed gas is introduced?
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#12
(18-12-2013, 09:30 PM)hothead Wrote: dropped some fm 200 the other day, boss quite good about it "s**t happens" he says . then the company we were working for say some computer kit got damaged by a pressure drop when the gas went off. As only half got dropped like to know how we dropped the pressure with fm . think some people just take the *****


I would just ask how and is it ok for my independent consultant to come and have a look
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#13
changed tack today as now they think the fm200 caused a temperature drop. saying the pipe work is to close to the racks, which is great as designed and installed by two very well know gas companies one from great yarmouth and one from germany . what do they know about gas suppression. quiet happy to tell them they have the wrong gas fitted and quote to replace
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#14
How did you set it off? You didn't lean on the manual release lever did you...
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#15
(18-12-2013, 09:30 PM)hothead Wrote: dropped some fm 200 the other day, boss quite good about it "s**t happens" he says . then the company we were working for say some computer kit got damaged by a pressure drop when the gas went off. As only half got dropped like to know how we dropped the pressure with fm . think some people just take the *****

i feel your pain Eddy,

When i dropped 75 cylinders of Argonite a few years back (shudder), the main damage was caused by the frost that formed on the pipes carrying the gas into the protected area which melted and dripped into 3 of the servers.

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#16
I dropped a big cylinder of Halon, many years ago in a building society document vault. I removed one of the wires from the solenoid in the panel, and it sprung back, onto a 24v pos feed... Papers all over the place, and what a bang.
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#17
just rushing at new site did not know there were two sets of bottles. i know now
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#18
Woah, that's crazy. How do they work? I can see a fan/turbine that blows air through the water... Is there some kind of detergent added? *googlegoogle*

http://www.envirofloeng.com/images/DustF...ematic.jpg

Ohh, interesting.

What happens if it goes over your head? Can you still breathe? What if you were trapped on the hanger floor?
Good examples of bad electrical work: badelectrickery.com
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#19
You can just about breathe in hi ex foam due to the large air bubbles, although the dangers are from disorientation and not being able to see hazards.

I was taught to use a powder extinguisher to blast a path through it, ironic considering the latest recommendations against using powder extinguishers!
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