Saturday, May 20, 2017

Kitchen Knight II PCL-240 and PCL-550 Suppression System

Obstructed, Out of Service, No Impairment Signs

Agent Release Station:

Nozzles not serviced in long time:

Friday, May 19, 2017

Unlisted Hardware

VHF 2.0W FSK radio transmitter is not UL Listed or FM Approved.

Unlisted Slave-Micro4 VHF 2.0W FSK Central Station Transmitter

Another view:

Water Motor Gong

Water Motor Gong - Kuwait

WMG bell cover found on ground, subsequently reinstalled:

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Fire Alarm Country of Origin

Shown below is the back of a printed circuit board.  The board is used in unlisted non-FM approved VHF radio central station hardware.  The central station hardware pictured was found on a US military base in Kuwait.  The country of origin, or country of manufacturer has been obscured, or removed by unknown party or parties. This is the kind of thing you find in my world:

Electrical Arc.

Laundry Room protected by out of service addressable fire alarm system on an overseas military base in Kuwait.  Protect these spaces accordingly.

Friday, May 20, 2016

Pipe Support

The following photos show pipe supports.

It is assumed in inspections that pipe supports have been approved.  Pipe supports do not require to be listed.  The following must have been approved:

The next photo shows another seemingly approved installation.  The SLR ratio is?

Another approved install:

A small anti-freeze system is shown below:

The next two (2) photos show another install:

Another small install:

The photo below shows ATR under non-axial loading. Not a deficiency.

Another view:

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Fire Dampers

The following photo shows an incorrect field modification to a fire damper.