MODEX 2018 - supply chain, manufacturing, distribution trade show
Georgia World Congress Center
  Atlanta, GA | April 9-12, 2018
  • MODEX the leading trade show for supply chain, manufacturing and distribution industries

Warehouse Fire Sprinkler Codes and Impact on Storage Racks

Sponsored by DACS, Inc.

  • Seminar Number
  • Date Monday, April 9, 2018
  • Time 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Location Theater H
  • Type Seminar

Presented By

Gary Smith - Senior VP, Sales & Marketing
DACS, Inc.
gsmith@dacsinc.com
973-479-6071 (w)

 

What You Will Learn

Warehouse fire statistics and insurance losses will set background for discussion. Pertinent national codes and standard will be identified for use in designing of sprinkler protection along with the permitting process and key personnel roles. Certain rules are followed in the protection along with the permitting process and key personnel roles. Certain rules are followed in the protection scheme process: what is stored (commodity); how it is stored (density or racking type) and how high it is stored. Special cases will be reviewed involving unique products storage or environmental constraints. The impact that sprinkler requirements place on the rack structure will be covered- including mandatory flue spaces, open area shelving, etc. ESFR (early suppression, fast response) type heads will be compared to conventional heads- and their impact on in-rack sprinkler requirements. Current trends in firefighting of warehouses incidents are changing based on some large recent events. This will be compared to conventional
 

Key Takeaways

• Building code requirements for sprinkler protection of storage racks
• How storage rack design can be impacted by sprinkler requirements

 

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