Accession Number:

AD0488168

Title:

CARBON DIOXIDE FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS FOR COMPUTERS AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jul 64-Apr 65,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL CIVIL ENGINEERING LAB PORT HUENEME CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

47.0

Abstract:

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

Subject Categories:

  • Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE