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Applying High Pressure Water Mist To Steam Turbine Generators

Oct 26, 2016 9:49:49 AM Posted by Lee Kaiser

This article was previously published on Fire & Safety Magazine in Spring 2016.

Steam Turbine

Steam turbine generators are widely used throughout the world as a common source of energy production for public utilities and industry. Fires in turbines are not frequent, but when they occur they can be dangerous for responders to handle, difficult for power plant operators to manage, and costly for the utility and the public they serve.

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Data Center Fire Calls Attention to Need for Detection and Suppression

Oct 6, 2016 9:17:00 AM Posted by Zach Nelson

A fire that erupted at Samsung's SDS facility in Gwacheon, South Korea—an IT service affiliate of Samsung Group that manages data storage servers for the group's companies—not only caused massive damage, but also crippled service to Samsung smartphones, tablets, and smart TVs for several hours.

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Data Center Outage Costs Delta $150 Million

Sep 30, 2016 3:48:29 PM Posted by ORR Protection

If you remember back in August, Delta Airlines had a major data center outage. In the end this cost them about $150 million, according to a Delta representative (Isidore, 2016). The large deficiency was mainly attributed to the loss of passenger revenue, although full financial repercussions are yet to be known.

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Data Center Fire Protection! A New Webinar Series for this Fall!

Sep 26, 2016 2:13:23 PM Posted by ORR Protection

After a successful webinar series this summer, ORR Protection is hosting a fall series that will discuss Data Center Fire Protection. This subject is of interest to many; data center fires are common and endanger computer systems, telecommunications, and storage systems. 

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