Extinguishment of large cooking oil pool fires by the use of water mist systems

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Conference2004 Combustion Institute/Canadian Section Spring Technical Meeting: 09 May 2004, Kingston, Ontario
Pages16; # of pages: 6
Subjectpool fire, cooking oil fire, fire extinguishment, water mist, industrial oil cooker; Water mist
AbstractThis paper describes the testing of two water mist systems with different nozzle types in full-scale fire experiments to develop an effective water mist fire suppression system for industrial oil cookers. It describes the impacts of the type of water mist system and their configurations, discharge pressure, oil quantity in the cooker, and hood position on the effectiveness of the water mist systems.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number46970
NPARC number20377207
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