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How Fire Sprinklers Work

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Advanced Technology with a Simple Mechanism

Home fire sprinklers are very technologically advanced, but the basic way they work is very simple. Fire sprinklers have no moving parts and act simply as a water “plug” that releases at a particular temperature.

 

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How They Work

Watch a short animated movie that explains the workings of home fire sprinklers and is downloadable for your own use.

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How Much Water?

Fire sprinklers use far less water than fire hoses. Watch a short animated movie you can download for your own use, that demonstrates just how little.

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Fire Sprinkler Animation

Watch a short animated movie that shows in detail what happens when home fire sprinklers activate.