fire protection

You can’t possibly know when a fire will break out in your house or if it ever will. However, you need to prepare for the unforeseeable event because the damage can be incredibly devastating if you don’t. To keep your family, belongings, and property safe, you can use heat resistant materials in your house. Any Read more

Viega introduces new Viega PEX Press fire protection fittings and mounting bracket in high-performance polymer for NFPA 13D fire sprinkler installations. Eight new Viega PEX Press fittings for fire sprinkler applications are available in two sizes, ¾-inch and 1-inch, and in four configurations, straight adapters, elbows, tees and wall tees. Viega offers an innovative and Read more

The midstream industry is completely unique; so much so that no terminal is the same. The distinctive needs of each location make fire protection in a midstream terminal more difficult than a typical facility. Because of the varied needs in midstream facilities, properly designed and installed fire protection is important. Storage areas, pumping stations, processing Read more

Wayne T. Day, 1997 MCAA president and former president of John J. Kirlin, Inc. (Rockville, MD), passed away on June 17.  He was 70.  A graduate of North Carolina State University with a degree in chemical engineering, Day was president of the Kirlin Group from 1984 until 2006, when he retired. Under his leadership, the Read more