Insurance Engineering Handbook of Public Safety; Protective Construction & Equipment

Insurance Engineering Handbook of Public Safety; Protective Construction & Equipment

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...The siilppiirg-rooni may just as well be on the second, third or fourth floors. There surely is no reason why the cutting room shouldn't be on the fourth fioor and the girls brought down nearer safety." A large mercantile building on one of the boundary lines of the Baltimore conflagration of February, 1904, that successfully withstood the exposure because of its private fire-extinguishing equipment, inside and outside. AUTOMATIC SPRINKLERS AUTOMATIC VALVES AUTOMATIC ALARM VALVES FOR DRY PIPE SYSTEMS Qver Thirty Years oi Acknowledged Supremacy in the Manufacture and Installation oi Automatic Fire Protection Systems. FOR PROPOSALS OR GENERAL INFORMATION APPLY TO Executive Offices--PROVIDENCE, R I OR TO OUR DEPARTQNT AGENCIES IN NEW YORK PHILADELPHIA CHARLOTTE, N. O. COLUHBUE. O. BOETOI IONTREAL, QUE. ROCHESTER, N. Y. CLEVELAND BUFFALO TORONTO, ONT. AUBURN. B. L ST. LOUIE CHICAGO NEW ORLEANS ATLANTA, GA. WARREN, O. ALBANY, N. Y, CINCINNATI Promptly. l.()lIIlVII.I.E. IA. KASQON, MANN. DES IVIOINES BRIDGE 8 IRON COMPANY DIS IOINEI. IA PITTSBURG, PA. O59 Tuttle Street 847 Curry lulldlng When writing to advertisers, please mention INSURANCE ENGINEBING. A modern installation oi a large wooden gravity roof tank for an automatic sprinkler system. The building is fireproof and the columns carrying the weight of the tank and its supports are built up from the foundation and were designed for the additional load. The The 100,000-gallon steel water tank, for fire protection purposes, which makes a large manufacturing plant independent of the public water supply and all accidents that may befall it. Trestle protected with concrete. pressure tanks, also for the sprinkler system, are enclosed directly beneath the large tank. ELGIN, ILL. more

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  • Paperback | 74 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 150g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236818709
  • 9781236818706