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Portland Fire Truck Dry Standpipe Tests

Feb 21st, 2017 - 11:43am

As we explained in the other article about “Portland Standpipes Testing and Inspection”, standpipes are categorized by whether they are wet, meaning they have water in them at the ready. Pipes can also be dry, meaning they are ready to have water pumped into them when the need arises. Dry standpipes are often placed inside […]

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Portland Standpipes Testing and Inspection

Portland Standpipes Testing and Inspection

Feb 7th, 2017 - 5:30am

A standpipe is a type of piping that in buildings is built into a vertical position. Fire hoses can be connected to these pipes, which allow water to be manually applied in the event there is a fire. Sometimes there is access to these standpipes on the outside of a building. In Portland standpipes testing […]

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Portland Backflow Fire Sprinkler Testing

Jan 25th, 2017 - 5:29am

First of all, what is backflow? A cross connection is made in plumbing where the drinking water supply is connected to, or can be connected to, a non-drinking water source. In Portland, backflow fire sprinkler testing is required so that public drinking water is not contaminated by any “backflow” of other water. The cross connection […]

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Portland Fire Sprinkler System Testing

Fire Marshal Requirements for Portland Fire Sprinkler System Testing

Aug 18th, 2016 - 6:00am

It’s part of a fire marshal’s job to test fire sprinkler systems to ensure that water-based emergency systems meet all mandatory requirements. Fire Marshals also provide important fire and life safety education, must be knowledgeable about code mandates, and lead fire investigations. AFP Systems adheres to all codes and regulations set forth and enforced regarding […]

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