Seminar on Dry Sprinkler Systems

03 Nov, 2018

BANZ Trading & Contracting W.L.L. (A wholly owned subsidiary of BANZ Group B.S.C.) recently held a seminar on dry sprinkler systems in collaboration with their principle, Viking Inc. USA.

The seminar’s opening speech was given by BANZ Group CEO, Mr. Jason Smith. Mr. Smith gave an introduction of BANZ & Viking and their cooperation under the new Civil Defence requirements for dry sprinkler systems.

“BANZ represents both sides Mr. Smith said, on one hand BANZ is one of the leading warehouse owners and operators in Bahrain who are a user of these systems and at the same time we are the providers of these solutions covering the new Civil Defence regulations through BANZ Trading & Contracting”.

As per the latest directive from Bahrain Civil Defense, all cold rooms, chiller rooms and freezer rooms need to have dry sprinkler systems installed. Dry sprinkler systems are the second most common type of sprinkler system. Dry systems are installed in spaces in which the ambient temperature may be cold enough to freeze the water in a wet pipe system, rendering the system inoperable.

BANZ Trading & Contracting provides first class fire protection technology and has been a dependable partner in fire protection for many decades. The broad product portfolio encompasses innovative and proven system components for water, foam and gas extinguishing systems as well as fire detection systems and reflects BANZ’ unwavering focus on providing customers with the finest products and highest level of support.

Viking manufactures dry sprinklers in all types of configuration i.e. standard response with glass bulb, standard response with fusible link, quick response with glass bulb, quick response with fusible link having a maximum K factor of 28.

The presentation was made by Mr. Jose Codesal, Technical Support from Viking Arabia Fze responsible for the middle east and was attended by representatives from Bahrain Civil Defense, various consultants, end users and contractors.