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Re: Building a NOC

  • From: Jay R. Ashworth
  • Date: Sun Mar 22 14:17:16 1998

On Sun, Mar 22, 1998 at 01:15:16PM -0500, Nathan Stratton wrote:
> Ya, and you had to hold the test for a specified time without any
> air/halon leaking out. If you are building a new POP, HALON in ANY city is
> not legal any more. The bad news is there are still a few major areas that
> have not approved the HALON substitute. So you end up with a pre-action
> water system with high temp heads. 

Are you discussing Ansul's Inergen?

My understanding was that it's composition didn't _require_ any
regulatory clearance, being mainly Nitrogen.  The only problem I knew
of was that you couldn't liquify it, so it took more space to store
than Halon.

-- jr 'looked like neat stuff, actually' a
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