Our Live Webcast series is presented on a quarterly basis and hosted by experts from our Technical Services team. All live webcasts are recorded and can be viewed below.
Upcoming Webcast: November 16th, 2022
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Cary Webber Presents: Knot Your Everyday Sprinkler Drop
In this presentation, Reliable Technical Services Director Cary Webber discusses the history of flexible sprinkler drops, compares and contrasts UL Listing and FM Approval requirements, and reviews design considerations and best practices.
Click HERE for the archived event!
Live from the Liberty Flow Lab: Sprinkler Demonstration and Discussion
Join us live from Liberty, South Carolina in Reliable’s engineering flow lab! We will compare and contrast sprinkler spray patterns – from 1940s conventional to modern-day residential, storage, and special sprinklers.
This event was recorded on March 17th, 2021, to view it click HERE!
Window Protection Sprinklers: Industry-Leading Performance
In our continued Live Webcast Series, Brandon will discuss the application and design of Model WP Series Window Sprinklers that are used with fixed glazed assemblies to create a cULus Listed alternative to a fire-rated wall. Recent developments with the product line include the industry’s best flat-plate concealed version and issuance of our ICC-ES report.
This live webcast was recorded on December 16th, 2020 and can be viewed here or on YouTube.
Beyond the Pipe: Corrosion Resistant Sprinklers, What Can and Cannot Be Done
Corrosion of piping has received a great deal of attention over the past decade or so. In this webinar, Cary Webber (Reliable Director of Technical Services) will discuss the requirements of the two major listing agencies (UL and FM) as well as NFPA 13 and 25, regarding the very specific issue of fire sprinkler corrosion.
This live webcast was recorded on October 14th, 2020 and can be viewed her or on YouTube.
Brandon Telford Presents: Attic Sprinkler Protection Using Special Sprinklers, Part 1 of 2
In the first of this two-part series, Reliable Technical Services Manager Brandon Telford will discuss the basic concepts and Special Sprinklers used for the protection of attic spaces. In part two, currently scheduled for September 16th, we will discuss installation and hydraulic calculation details.
This live webcast was recorded on August 19th and can be viewed on YouTube HERE.
Brandon Telford Presents: Attic Sprinkler Protection Using Special Sprinklers, Part 2 of 2
In part two of this two-part series, Brandon Telford, Technical Services Manager, will discuss Reliable Attic Special Sprinklers and various protection schemes offered by them.
This live webcast was recorded on September 16th, 2020 and can be viewed on YouTube HERE.
George Nicola Presents: Combustible Concealed Space Sprinklers
Join George as he discusses how combustible concealed spaces as described by NFPA 13 present unique fire protection challenges. In this seminar, George explains how the KFR-CCS sprinkler effectively and efficiently protects these spaces.
In-Rack Options Independent of Ceiling Design
Cary Webber, Director of Technical Services compares and contrasts the three options available in the 2019 edition of NFPA 13 for in-rack protection schemes.
This live webcast was recorded on April 22nd, 2020 and can be viewed on YouTube.
Valves and Systems
Design of LARGE Dry-Pipe Fire Sprinkler Systems
What constitutes a “Large” Dry-Pipe system? We will discuss strategies for designing these systems, including valve types and inclusion of quick opening devices, “Do’s” and “Don’ts” (and CAN’Ts!!) and options to make your system operate quickly and efficiently.
Click HERE to watch a recording of the live event!
A Live Dive into Reliable’s PrePaK
A live dive into the Reliable PrePaK, and an update on recent Seismic certification by the California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, also known as OSHPD.
This webcast was recorded on February 17th, 2021 and can be viewed by clicking HERE.
The Need for Speed: What to Expect from Your QOD
Scott Hanson, Technical Services Manager, will take a deep dive into the concepts and mechanics of the accelerator (aka quick opening device) and provide best practice tips for the design of large capacity dry pipe systems.
The live webcast was recorded on October 28th, 2020 and can be watched here or on YouTube.
Scott Hanson Presents: NFPA Requirements for Pneumatic Sources
Reliable Technical Services Manager, Scott Hanson (South Dakota), will review NFPA requirements for pneumatic (air and nitrogen) sources for dry and preaction systems, discuss equipment options, and provide best-practice recommendations.
This live webcast was recorded on August 5th and can be viewed HERE.
Cary Webber Presents: The Reliable Model FX Dry Pipe Valve
Reliable’s Director of Technical Services, Cary Webber, introduces the Reliable Model FX differential type, externally resettable dry pipe valve used to control water flow to a sprinkler system subject to temperatures below 40°F (4°C).
The live webcast was recorded on April 8th, 2020 and is currently transferring platforms to YouTube. Please check back soon for the video!
Applications and Codes
What’s new in ’22!
Join Reliable Director of Technical Services Cary Webber for what you NEED to know to navigate changes to the 2022 edition of NFPA13.
Click HERE to watch an archived version of this webcast.
Join Steven Wolin, Reliable VP of Product Technology, and Wes Baker of FM Global, on November 17th as they discuss Updates to Data Sheet 8-9 for Storage.
Click HERE to watch the archive recorded on November 17th, 2021!
ESFR Obstructions: Changes to NFPA 13
This webcast was recorded on May 19th, 2021. Watch ESFR Obstruction – Changes to NFPA 13 2022!
Basics of NFPA 15: Water Spray Fixed Systems
In this webinar, we’ll look at some common applications of fixed water spray systems, as well as the basic requirements of NFPA 15 and FM Data Sheet 4-1N. We will also have a sneak peek the new Reliable Model MV nozzle line along with an exciting new tool for fixed spray system design.
This live webcast was recorded on April 21st, 2021, click HERE to view it!
Watch those flues! New Rules in FM Data Sheet 8-9 and proposed changes for the 2022 edition of NFPA 13 that might bite you.
This webcast was recorded on January 20th, 2021 at 11am and can be watched here or on YouTube.
Reliable Presents: FM Data Sheet 8-9 Interim Revision Explained
Join Reliable’s Steve Wolin and FM Global’s Wes Baker for a discussion about recently released interim revisions to FM Data Sheet 8-9.
This live webcast was recorded on September 30th, 2020 and can be viewed here or on YouTube.
Brandon Telford Presents: Automatic Storage and Retrieval Systems (ASRS)
Reliable Technical Services Manager Brandon Telford (Delaware) will review the protection of Automatic Storage and Retrieval Systems (ASRS) from the perspective of FM Data Sheet 8-34. What are the trends, what are the issues, and what are the solutions?
This live webcast was recorded on September 2nd, 2020, and can be viewed HERE.
Cary Webber and Jake Lehmann Present: Basics of Data Center Fire Protection
Cary and Jake will discuss the basic decisions that need to be made prior to costing, designing, and installing reliable, long-lasting, and low-maintenance fire protection systems for data centers.
Steve Wolin Presents: Solutions for Tunnel Protection
Steve Wolin, Vice President of Product Technology will discuss the need for tunnel fire protection systems, tunnel design standards, and a case study on the development of an innovative nozzle for tunnel fire protection.
Transmisión en Vivo
Antonio Luis Presenta: Requerimientos neumáticos de la NFPA para sistemas secos y preacción
El Gerente de Servicios Técnicos de Reliable, Antonio Luis (Sur de los EEUU y Latinoamérica), revisará los requisitos de la NFPA para las fuentes neumáticas (aire y nitrógeno) para sistemas secos y de preacción, discutirá las opciones de equipos y brindará recomendaciones de las mejores prácticas.
Este webcast se grabó el 18 de Noviembre de 2020 y se puede ver AQUÍ.
Antonio Luis presenta: Opciones de Rociadores Intermedios Independientes del Diseño en el Cielorraso
En este webcast, el Sr.Luis compara y contrasta las tres opciones disponibles en la edición 2019 de NFPA 13 para los esquemas de protección entre racks que no requieren que la demanda del sistema de los rociadores intermedios se agregue o se equilibre con el sistema en el cielorraso.
Este webcast se grabó el 15 de julio de 2020 y se puede ver AQUÍ.
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