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Jan 2020 - Monthly Educational Session

  • 01/09/2020
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Lake Oswego Fire Department 300 B Ave, Lake Oswego, OR 97034

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Timothy Carman PE

Timothy Carman has worked in the fire protection industry since 1985. He has specialized for the past 20 years in Special Hazards suppression systems including; Clean Agents, CO2, Dry Chemical, and Detection & Control Systems, and has held roles in Product Management, Sales, Engineering, and Business Development.  He is currently the National Sales Manager for Janus Fire Systems and is a Past President of the Fire Suppression Systems Association.  Tim is a registered Fire Protection Engineer in the State of Oregon and resides in Portland.

Special Hazards Fire Suppression Systems

High-challenge fire hazards frequently require engineered solutions beyond the scope of code-prescribed minimums. When business interruption and down time concerns are paramount, the fire protection engineer uses thorough hazard analysis methods to determine the appropriate fire detection and suppression methods for a given application. This presentation will touch on the types of hazards typically found in large industrial and mission critical installations and the various options available to the fire protection engineer;

Fires and Consequence in Typical Special Hazards

Fire Protection vs. Fire Suppression Engineering

Applicable Design and Installation Standards

Types of Systems Overview and Their Appropriate Application -

               Water Based and Foam

               Dry Chemical

               Carbon Dioxide

               Clean Agents

               Smoke, Heat, & Flame Detection

 

 

 

 

 

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