1. Galvanic Corrosion in Fire Sprinkler Systems

    Corrosion is a common cause of failure in automatic fire sprinkler systems, fire hydrant systems, hose reel systems, pumps and tanks, causing leaks and in in some cases catastrophic failure. In this article we discuss some basic metallurgy that provides a background for the causes of corrosion, as well as some solutions to help slow the rate of corrosion.

    Russ Porteous
    Aug, 2020