Iowa Fire Equipment Company

Special Hazard Systems: Fire Protection

Clean Agent Fire Suppression Systems

Our fire protection systems include clean agent fire suppression systems.The protection of highly valuable and extremely sensitive equipment calls for a specialized fire suppression system. To provide safe and reliable fire protection to these areas, clean agent fire suppression systems are ideal for maximum fire safety.

As one of the largest fire protection companies in the Midwest, we are industry leaders in mitigating fire risk with our fire safety certifications and extensive fire code knowledge. Iowa Fire Equipment Company offers the design, sales, installation, inspection, testing, and repair of these clean agent fire extinguishers. Our fire suppression system sales and design staff include NICET certified technicians to meet the standards set forth by regulatory groups.

NOVEC 1230 and FM-200 Systems 

We have installed FM-200 and NOVEC 1230 clean agent fire suppression systems in a wide variety of applications ranging from data centers to irreplaceable document storage facilities. Other applications for these clean agent systems are:

  • Telecommunication Facilities
  • Control Rooms
  • Art Galleries
  • Server Rooms
  • MRI Rooms
  • Pharmaceutical and Medical Facilities
  • Laboratories
  • Shipboard (Marine) Systems
  • Other Sensitive Systems/Facilities

Kidde FM-200 and NOVEC 1230, and Chemetron NOVEC 1230 and FM-200 clean agent fire suppression systems are the preferred clean agent fire suppression systems of Iowa Fire Equipment Company.

Iowa Fire Equipment Company performs integrity testing for fire suppression systems.Our sales and design staff are capable of performing expert special hazards services to meet your exact needs.  For optimal fire prevention, our technicians conduct detailed hazard analysis and provision of engineered fire suppression system details. We will produce engineered drawings and hydraulic calculations specific to the room or hazard being protected. We ensure the effectiveness of the fire suppression system operation through diligent system testing and room integrity testing.

Integrity Testing

Iowa Fire Equipment Company performs room integrity testing, using the latest in testing equipment from Minneapolis Blower Door. Our staff is experienced in seeking out and offering solutions for repairing inadequacies in room construction. As a premier fire safety equipment company, we ensure that your sprinkler systems, fire alarm systems, and more stand up to any fire inspection. 

Our inspection teams provide superior fire suppression system inspection and testing.Our installation teams are equipped with the proper equipment and knowledge to perform a "turn-key" clean agent fire suppression system installation. All installation teams are capable of performing the mechanical piping and the installation of electrical detection and control systems. This extensive knowledge is required for a complete and fully functional clean agent fire suppression system.

As with any fire protection system, clean agent fire suppression systems require ongoing inspections and maintenance. Our experienced teams are equipped to provide you with superior inspection and testing, including all electrical and mechanical aspects. If our teams detect any inadequacies, we are capable of handling any aspect of fire system repair. 

Inert Gas Fire Suppression Systems

Iowa Fire Equipment Company offers inert gas fire suppression systems.Inert gas fire suppression systems such as Carbon Dioxide and Argonite are most commonly found in industrial applications. Unlike the clean agent fire extinguishers, they do not necessarily need protection boundaries in order to be effective. The Inert gases suppress fire through oxygen depletion, thus are not likely candidates for most occupied areas.

As one of the oldest fire suppression agents, CO2 has a tried and true track record when it comes to fire suppression. Many manufacturers of CO2 systems have been in the business for over 70 years and continue to view CO2 as a proven fire suppression agent.

Iowa Fire Equipment Company has been involved in the installation of CO2 fire suppression systems for over 30 years and has worked with both high-pressure systems and low-pressure systems. We are experts at installing Kidde CO2 fire systems and Chemetron CO2 fire systems.

Local application and total flooding inert gas fire suppression systems are available to protect your specific hazard. Our sales and design staff will help you determine which type of system is best suited for you in order to protect your specific hazard.

CO2 Recharge and Hydrostatic Test Services

After the installation, maintenance of these fire suppression systems is required to assure proper performance when called upon. Iowa Fire Equipment Company employs installation, inspection, and maintenance personnel with over 25 years of experience working with inert gas fire suppression systems.

Each of our offices has the capability to perform CO2 recharge and hydrostatic test services. Trust Iowa Fire Equipment Company with all of your special hazard fire protection systems.


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