Kitchen Fire Suppression Systems

Kitchen Fire Suppression Systems 2017-08-15T09:19:48+00:00

Kitchen Fire Suppression Systems Inspection and Monitoring

  • We will inspect, service, and certify your existing fire system.
  • Your semi-annual inspection required by most insurance companies and local authorities can be incorporated with the cleaning of your exhaust system for one affordable monthly charge with maximum discounts.
  • We are distributors or manufacturer representatives of Amerex, Buckeye, Ansul, and Pyrochem.
  • Our technicians are licensed and certified and will be there when you need us 24/7/365.

kitchen_suppression_thumbCommercial kitchens have changed, ranges and oils burn at higher temperatures, and cooking equipment has improved heat retention. A kitchen fire cannot be simply doused with water, it must be diffused at its fuel source with a chemical suppression system installed by the experts at Tri State. Whether you need a new fire suppression system or a routine inspection or repair, we will be there at a moments notice to provide you with a free estimate.

The Inspection Will Include:

  • A diagnostic of the system to determine whether it is in service and in satisfactory condition in accordance with NFPA standards.
  • Identifying potentially detrimental site conditions that could compromise the performance of mechanical and/or electronic components of the system.
  • Testing remote pulls and the manual release of the system.
  • Performing an automatic trip test to verify mechanical operation of the system.
  • Verifying gas and electric shutoff functionality.
  • Replacing fusible links where required.
  • Checking system components for cleanliness.
  • Restoring and resetting the system to normal operation and installing a new tamper prevention device.
  • Inspection of the suppression agent cylinder.
  • Checking that the last hydrostatic test date is within code requirements.
  • Verification of cylinder/cartridge pressure, agent weight and condition.
  • Inspection and verification of piping/bracing to manufacturer’s specifications.
  • Inspection of all nozzles and verification that they are properly aimed, free from blockage and have the proper blow-off caps intact.
  • Verification that the Owner’s Manual is available on site.
  • Verification that a proper, portable fire extinguisher is available in an easily seen and accessible location.
  • Inquiry on general occupancy relating to the kitchen fire suppression system in accordance with NFPA standards.
  • Inspection for any changes in the hazard area which may affect performance and reliability of the fire suppression system.
  • Tagging devices as required and performing all required record keeping.
  • Compiling a complete report of the inspection, explaining any deficiencies and recommending corrective action to be taken in accordance with recognized codes for care and maintenance.
  • Familiarizing you with the proper operation of equipment.