Fire - and Smoke - Damper Control

Felker, Larry
January 2008
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Jan2008, Vol. 80 Issue 1, p50
The article focuses on dampers and damper control. The types of dampers include fire dampers, smoke dampers and combination fire and smoke dampers. Rarely actuated, fire dampers close when temperature rises and stay shut to stop fire from passing through a barrier. When required to provide fresh air or to stop smoke passage, smoke dampers must open and close.


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