Evaluating the performance of fixed water-based fire protection systems for passenger train and metro cars

Published:  14 April, 2010

A test procedure for evaluating the fire protection performance of water-based fixed fire fighting systems for passenger train and metro cars will be presented. Well defined materials are applied in both test configurations that are intended to provide realistic but conservative fire scenarios for the applications. Results are presented for two different water mist systems tested according to the proposed test procedure. Water mist systems are an attractive choice for these applications specifically due to their lower weight and space requirements.

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