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A Study on the Development of a Fire Extinguishing Agent Leakage Monitoring Module and its Performance Assessment
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  • Journal title : Fire Science and Engineering
  • Volume 30, Issue 2,  2016, pp.43-48
  • Publisher : Korea Institute of Fire Science and Engineering
  • DOI : 10.7731/KIFSE.2016.30.2.043
 Title & Authors
A Study on the Development of a Fire Extinguishing Agent Leakage Monitoring Module and its Performance Assessment
Son, Bong-Sei; Hong, Sung-Ho; Go, A-Ra;
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 Abstract
One of the main problems with gaseous fire extinguishers is the decrease in fire suppression capability due to the leakage of the fire extinguishing agents, either naturally or caused by obsolete equipment. Therefore, in this study, a real-time detector module for monitoring pressure leakages was developed and an assessment on its performance was carried out. Currently, there are no domestic or global standards for testing pressure leakage detection systems. Therefore, similar global standards, such as ISO 7240 and FM 1421, and the domestic law on "Receiver type-approval and technical standards for product inspection" were used as a reference for assessing the performance of the newly developed module. Its basic performance was assessed by applying compressed air to the module, and, as a result, the minimum working pressure was identified as 0.3 bar. Its environmental qualification was carried out to confirm the proper functioning of the module in different climates and the module was confirmed to function properly at both high () and low () temperatures.
 Keywords
Gaseous fire extinguishing system;Fire extinguishing agent;Leak;Reliability;Performance verification;
 Language
Korean
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