Sprinkler Nerd Heaven
Cary Webber, Director of Technical Services, welcomes you to Sprinkler Nerd Heaven.
Live Webcast Series
Our Live Webcast series is presented on a bi-weekly basis and hosted by experts from our Technical Services team. All Live Webcasts are recorded and can be viewed below.
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.
Certificates for one (1) contact hour of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) will be provided for those who attend the live webcast. You must also be logged into Microsoft® Teams with your name and email address to receive the credits. For information on setting up a Free Teams work account, click here.
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 HERE.
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.
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 HERE.
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.
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 HERE.
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.
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.
Se proporcionarán certificados para una (1) hora de Desarrollo Profesional Continuo (CPD) para quienes asistan a la transmisión en vivo. También debe iniciar sesión en Microsoft® Teams con su nombre y dirección de correo electrónico para recibir los créditos. Para obtener información sobre cómo configurar una cuenta gratis en Microsoft® Teams, haga clic aquí.
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.
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.
Brandon Telford and Sam Schwander Present: Specific Application Window Sprinklers
In our continued Live Webcast Series, Brandon and Sam 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.
This live webcast was recorded on May 6th, 2020, 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 can be viewed HERE.
Cary Webber Presents: In-Rack Options Independent of Ceiling Design
In this webcast, Mr. Webber compares and contrasts the three options available in the 2019 edition of NFPA 13 for in-rack protection schemes that do not require the demand of the in-rack system to be added to or balanced with the overhead system.
The live webcast was recorded on April 22nd, 2020, and can be viewed HERE.
Brandon Telford, Technical Services Manager, walks you through attic sprinklers and NFPA 13.
Brandon Telford, Technical Service Manager, presents: Attic Protection using Special Sprinklers. In part two of this two-part series, Brandon compares and contrasts traditional prescriptive design criteria with protection schemes using Special Sprinklers.
Listen to Tom Multer, Former VP of Product Technology, and Cary Webber, Director of Technical Services, discuss the Sure-Off Tester and its inception HERE.
Listen to Scott Hanson, Technical Service Manager, discussing Preaction Sprinkler Systems with Chris Logan HERE.
Click HERE to listen to Cary Webber, Director of Technical Services, and John Corcoran, Digital Marketing Manager, discuss the new FX Differential Dry Pipe Valve.