CARBON DIOXIDE FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS FOR COMPUTERS AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT.
Final rept. Jul 64-Apr 65,
NAVAL CIVIL ENGINEERING LAB PORT HUENEME CA
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A study was conducted to improve the design of carbon dioxide dispensing systems used to extinguish fires in facilities housing electronic computers. Information was collected from visits to computer facilities, a literature survey, and interviess with representatives from industry. Tests were conducted in simulated computer cabinets to confirm various fire protection hypotheses, to evaluate nozzle types for fixed-pipe dispensing systems, and to determine the influence of various parameters on the stratification, concentration, and persistence of CO2 in computer cabinets. It was concluded that a Schutte and Koerting steam-jet blower will provide the most effective means of dispensing CO2. Author
- Safety Engineering