Suppression Within a Simulated Computer Cabinet Using an External Water Spray.
Suppression Within a Simulated Computer Cabinet Using an
External Water Spray.
Grosshandler, W. L.; Lowe, D. L.; Notarianni, K. A.;
Rinkinen, W. J.
NISTIR 5499; September 1994.
National Institute of Standards and Technology. Annual
Conference on Fire Research: Book of Abstracts.
October 17-20, 1994, Gaithersburg, MD, 75-76 pp, 1994.
Available from: National Technical Information Service
Order number: PB95-104964
fire research; water sprays; fire suppression;
computers; halons; water mist
A total ban on halon production has created a vacuum in
the fire protection industry which is likely to be
filled by more than one suitable replacement. A
water-based system is an attractive replacement
candidate because water, in addition to being an
effective fire suppressant, is non-toxic,
environmentally friendly and competitively priced. The
latest generation of spray systems requires much less
water than traditional sprinklers, and is being
considered for applications heretofore limited to
non-condensing agents such as halon 1301.