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Potter: Sprinkler systems last longer with nitrogen

March 11, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

ST. LOUIS—A new Potter Electric Signal Co. study shows that replacing air with nitrogen as the supervisory gas in dry and pre-action sprinkler systems dramatically reduces rust and makes the systems last more than five times longer.Potter, based here, makes a line of nitrogen generators specifically designed for fire sprinkler systems, said Josh Tihen, the company's corrosion product manager. He told Security Systems News that using nitrogen instead of air in the system “allows someone...

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