Click the sprinkler ...The History of Sprinklers

In essence an automatic sprinkler system is a firefighting system designed to be operated by the fire itself so as to dispense water in the areas where it is needed to ensure rapid suppression of the fire with the minimum of damage to property either through the fire itself, or smoke and water. Click on the sprinkler to continue.
The History of Sprinklers
 
 

Grinnell sprinklers from Mather & Platt systems protected ...

 

Shops and stores -

 
 

The Paris Opera -

 

Mills and plant -

 

Boats and liners -