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AMC Fire Protection Gives Advice on Preventing Dry Sprinkler Systems from Freezing

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Updated 8:00 AM CST, Mon, February 04,2019

Delran, NJ -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/04/2019 -- Headquartered in Delran, NJ and serving the Tri-state area, AMC Fire Protection is the prime source for fire protection services in Atlantic County. This month, the company is providing tips and advice on how to prevent dry sprinkler systems from freezing during the winter months.

AMC Fire Protection advises placing compressors in cool, dry places to prevent damp, moisture-filled air from penetrating the air intake, as the moisture can easily condense, pool, and freeze in the pipes. They also recommend installing valved drains at all of the low points and opening them periodically to make sure that the pipes are completely free of water, as well as repairing or replacing damaged sprinkler hangers for correct piping pitch.

Additionally, AMC Fire Protection recommends making a point to repair all air leaks within one's system to keep the valve from tripping in case the compressor loses power, in addition to providing a dry pipe enclosure to keep the supply piping's water from freezing.

Finally, the company recommends that, if it is feasible, one should position the water supply pipe to come up from the floor in the center of the enclosure. However, if the space underneath the floor has considerable airspace, one should insulate the pipe by placing earth or sand over the exposed portion of the pipe.

Parties who are interested in more information about what AMC Fire Protection can do for their operation are encouraged to contact the go-to fire protection contractors for Philadelphia, PA, today by calling 856-209-5887 or by visiting

About AMC Fire Protection
AMC Fire Protection was founded in 1987 and is one of the largest fire protection system contractors and a leader in complete fire protection systems. Specializing in designing and engineering sprinkler systems, installations, repairs and maintenance, underground, hydrants, inspections, fire extinguishers, and emergency services.

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