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Why do you need a 5-Year FDC Test?

Did the Fire Marshal make a visit to your building and you are unsure of what a FDC test violation is? You are not alone. This test is commonly overlooked by jurisdictions across the country, mostly due to the 5 year cycle being hard to track for compliance. The intent of this test is to reassure the reliability and integrity of the Fire Department Connection (FDC). A FDC is connected to the sprinkler system so that in the event of a fire the fire department can connect their hoses to these outlets to pump water at a much higher pressure. By helping the system get a much needed boost, especially if the fire is rapidly increasing in size, this could suppress the fire the valuable extra second

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