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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.

 
Chemical Compatibility

BlazeMaster® CPVC Use with Drywall, Concrete and Spray Foam

By: Mark Knurek

BlazeMaster Fire Protection Systems devotes time and resources to knowledge-sharing and testing to ensure products can be used safely and effectively.

Chemical compatibility is often top of mind...

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BlazeMaster CPVC Reference Sheet Helps Guide AHJ Inspections

By: Sean Pearce

Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJs) play a critical role in our industry by reviewing plans, issuing permits, and conducting inspections that ensure a fire protection system will work as designed...

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Commercial, Listings and Innovations

BlazeMaster® CPVC has Unique UL® Listing for Embedding in Concrete

By: Mark Knurek

BlazeMaster® Fire Protection Systems stand alone in the fire protection industry with a unique UL® listing among manufacturers for embedding CPVC in concrete. As new construction methods today make...

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BlazeMaster vs. Steel

BlazeMaster® CPVC Ensures Long-Term Reliability Even in Coastal Climates

By: Lainey Liotta

While we all enjoy a breath of ocean breeze, the salt air in coastal climates is corrosive to metal – including steel pipes that make up a fire sprinkler system. That’s why corrosion-resistant...

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Best Practices For Installing Hangers & Supports in CPVC Fire Systems

By: Mark Knurek

BlazeMaster® CPVC is a strong, durable material that maintains its structure better than most commonly used plastics.

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BlazeMaster vs. Steel

8 Reasons to Choose BlazeMaster CPVC Over Steel

By: Lainey Liotta

Until BlazeMaster CPVC® fire protection systems were introduced in 1984 – changing the fire sprinkler protection industry for the better – steel was the material of choice for fire sprinkler system...

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7 Tips for Solvent Cement Welding of CPVC Pipe in Hot Weather

By: Lainey Liotta

Our one-step solvent cement joining method provides a quick, simple, safe, and reliable way to join BlazeMaster® CPVC piping and fittings. However, it’s important to consider the temperature at the...

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BlazeMaster vs. Generic

6 Common Misconceptions About CPVC Fire Protection Systems

By: Mark Knurek

While steel fire protection systems have been the traditional choice for retrofits and residential applications, CPVC, or chlorinated polyvinyl chloride, has a proven track record of cost-effective...

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5 Tips for Using Solvent Cement in Cold Weather

By: Lainey Liotta

You know how to use solvent cement, but are your solvent cement skills ready for the cold weather in the months ahead? BlazeMaster solvent cement is tested and listed for use down to 0°F (-17°C), but...

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15 Best Practices for CPVC Installation

By: Mark Knurek

CPVC installation is quick, easy, and cost-effective.

Installation of CPVC piping is done through a simple one-step joining system so no torches or heat-fusion techniques are needed. Additionally,...

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