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BLAZEMASTER® UK FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS BLOG

Installation best practices, design considerations, safety information and more from the experts behind the most specified nonmetallic fire sprinkler system in the world.

 
CPVC Fire Protection Pipe

Understanding BS 9251

By: Lainey Liotta
  • BS 9251:2021 is crucial for designing fire protection systems in domestic and residential environments, distinguishing it from BS EN 12845 which covers commercial properties.

  • This standard...

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CPVC Fire Protection Pipe

Steps to Smarter Fire Sprinkler Design

By: Lainey Liotta
  • Ensuring code compliance in fire sprinkler design is crucial for the safety and security of building occupants.

  • Each building requires a unique fire sprinkler design that considers various...

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CPVC Fire Protection Pipe

How Long Does Solvent Cement Take to Set?

By: Lainey Liotta

Recommended CPVC Cure Time?

  • Understanding the solvent welding process is crucial for installers using CPVC piping, particularly with products like BlazeMaster® Fire Protection Systems.

  • Key...

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UK Resources

The Truth About CPVC Flammability

By: Saurav Chattopadhyay

The building sector is becoming increasingly safety-conscious, and more people have started to take notice. 

This has been shown once again by transformative legislative action made by the government...

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Commercial, BlazeMaster vs. Steel

Corrosion Resistance Makes BlazeMaster® CPVC the Right Choice for Docks and Marinas

By: Jeff Landon

When designing fire protection systems for docks and marinas, it’s a logical choice to specify BlazeMaster® CPVC primarily due to its corrosion resistance. However, there is some misunderstanding in...

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Designing a Fire Sprinkler System to Allow Expansion and Contraction

By: Brian Courtright

Like other piping materials, BlazeMaster CPVC expands as temperatures rise and contracts as temperatures fall. That means that the pipe will get longer in warm temperatures and shorter when it’s...

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UK Resources

BlazeMaster Offer Protection for Manchester’s New Chapel Wharf Project

By: BlazeMaster EMEA

The main contractor knew from the start of the 955-apartment Chapel Wharf development that a fire protection system would be a key feature in the minds of would-be occupiers and tenants.

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Cost Savings, Retrofit

Are Retrofit Fire Sprinklers ‘Cost-Effective’ In High-Rise Buildings?

By: BlazeMaster EMEA

As the debate rages on in the UK about how to best implement effective fire protection measures, a report by the British Automatic Fire Sprinkler Association (BAFSA), originally published in 2012, is...

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Case Studies, Residential

BlazeMaster® Brings Peace of Mind to Barton Village Residents

By: BlazeMaster EMEA

In light of the tragedy at London’s Grenfell Tower, the role of sprinkler protection is now in the public eye more than ever before.

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Case Studies, Residential

BlazeMaster® Successfully Installed in Residential Settings

By: BlazeMaster EMEA

In 2016, Wales became the first country in Europe to require automatic fire sprinkler systems in new and converted residential properties. The mandate resulted from the concern over the loss of life...

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