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Quick Response Newsletter

Quick Response is a monthly newsletter intend to provide information on an issue or topic related to fire protection systems or equipment. Suggestions for topics may be submitted to: Dan.Kaiser@state.mn.us.
 
​Date ​Subject
February 2013​ Vertical Floor to Floor Piping Restraint
January 2013​ Protective Caps and Straps
December 2012​ Coupling Gaskets for Dry Pipe Service
November 2012​ Horizontal Sidewall Soffit
October 2012​ Relief Valve
September 2012​ List of Sprinklers
August 2012​ General Information - Sign
July 2012​ Pitch
June 2012​ Ball Drip
May 2012​ Butterfly Valve
April 2012​ OS&Y Gate Valve
March 2012​ Return Bend
February 2012​ Pressure Gauges - Service Period
January 2012​ Fire Sprinklers - Service Period
December 2011​ Main Drain Test
November 2011​ Main Drain
October 2011 ​Paddle Type Flow Switch
September 2011​ Auxiliary Drains - Dry System
August 2011​ Auxiliary Drains - Wet System
July 2011​ Protective Coverings
June 2011​ Drum Drip
May 2011 ​ Riser Gauge Arrangement
April 2011​ Heat Collector
March 2011​ Bonding and Grounding ​
February 2011​ Common Drain Riser ​
January 2011​ Glass Bulb - Fluid Color ​
December 2010 ​ Glass Bulb - Fluid 
November 2010​ Horizontal Sidewall in Lintels and Soffits ​
October 2010​ Upright Sprinkler Installation ​
September 2010 ​ Concealed Sprinkler ​
August 2010 ​ Dry Pipe Valve - Testing ​
July 2010 ​ Dry Pipe Valve - Exhauster​
June 2010 ​ Dry Pipe Valve - Accelerator​
May 2010 ​ Dry Pipe Valve - Pressure Switch
April 2010  ​ Dry Pipe Valve - Pressure Gauge​
March 2010  ​ Dry Pipe Valve - Air Supply ​
February 2010  ​ Dry Pipe Valve - Control Valve Location ​
January 2010  ​ Dry Pipe Valve - Trim ​
December 2009  ​ Dry Pipe Valve - Operation ​
November 2009  ​ Spray Patterns - ESFR ​
October 2009​ Spray Patterns - Attic Sprinklers ​
September 2009 ​ Spray Patterns - Combustible Concealed Spaces ​
August 2009 ​ Spray Patterns - Residential Sprinklers ​
July 2009 ​ Spray Patterns - Extended Coverage Sprinklers ​
June 2009 ​ Spray Patterns - Standard Sprinklers ​
May 2009 ​ Fire Pumps - Packing ​
April 2009 ​ Fire Pumps - Impeller​
March 2009 ​ Fire Pumps - Internal Components​
February 2009 ​ Fire Pumps - Rotation​
January 2009 ​ Fire Pumps - Sensing Lines ​
December 2008 ​ Fire Pumps - Controller​
November 2008​ Fire Pumps - Foundation ​
October 2008​ Fire Pumps - Jockey Pumps​
September 2008 ​ Fire Pumps - Test Header and FDC ​
August 2008 ​ Fire Pumps - Discharge ​
July 2008 ​ Fire Pumps - Bypass​
June 2008 ​ Fire Pumps - Suction Piping Arrangement​
May 2008 ​ Fire Pumps - Suction Components ​
April 2008 ​ Fire Pumps - Assembly Components ​
March 2008 ​ Fire Pumps Types​
February 2008​ Fire Pumps ​
January 2008​ Deluge System ​
December 2007  ​ Pre-Action Systems ​
November 2007  ​ Dry Sidewall Sprinklers ​
October 2007  ​ Convenience Hose Connections ​
September 2007  ​ CPVC Piping: Uses and Misuses - Part 3​
August 2007  ​
July 2007​ CPVC Piping: Uses and Misuses - Part 1 ​
June 2007  ​ Attic Members​
May 2007​ Sloped Attic Spaces​
April 2007​ Minnesota State Fire Code Changes ​
March 2007​ Plastic Underground Transition ​
February 2007  ​ Skylights & Ceiling Pockets ​
January 2007  ​ Hanger Attachment Points ​
December 2006  ​ Transferring Licenses​
November 2006  ​ Standpipes​
October 2006  ​ Locking and Securing Valves ​
September 2006  ​ Recalled Sprinklers ​
August 2006  ​ Fire Department Connections ​
July 2006  ​ NFPA 13 Actual Coverage Area of Residential Sprinklers ​
June 2006  ​ RTI and Spray Patterns​
May 2006  ​ Licensing FAQ ​
April 2006  ​ Valves​
March 2006  ​ Basic Dry Pipe System Design ​
February 2006  ​ Basic Wet Pipe System Design ​