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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

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 Pump Testing

Jan 13th, 2017 - 5:40am

In Portland fire pump testing is required if your fire sprinkler is equipped with a fire pump. The inspections are required because the fire pump is an important part of the fire suppression system. A fire pump is used when water supply is low or when no public water supply is available. A fire pump […]

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Portland Commercial Fire Sprinkler System Maintenance

Sep 22nd, 2016 - 5:30am

In Portland commercial fire sprinkler system maintenance is important for the property owner. Maintenance is fundamental in keeping an efficiently operating system, ensuring safety, and compliance with regulatory codes. Also, in Portland commercial fire sprinkler system maintenance is required to meet insurance requirements. By maintaining emergency fire equipment, you ensure that safety is high and […]

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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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What to Know About Portland Fire Sprinkler System Testing

Jul 21st, 2016 - 6:00am

It’s wise to have fire sprinkler system testing performed to meet regulations and codes. AFP Testing Systems’s knowledgable installers can help you with all of your needs for Portland fire sprinkler system testing Inspections are required by municipalities for safety, and regular maintenance and inspections ensures that your systems are working properly and you are minimizing your […]

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