Understanding Flues in Storage Racks

In storage applications, flues – the space between rows and pallet positions that provide a vertical line of sight from the floor to the ceiling – provide a channel for heat from fires to vent vertically, while also allowing sprinkler water to flow down and slow the ability of fire to spread horizontally. The December issue of Hixson’s From Experience newsletter looks at recent changes from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) regarding flues, and how these changes may affect your warehouse space. Read it today!



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