How Fire Sprinklers Work
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.
How They Work
Watch a short animated movie that explains the workings of home fire sprinklers and is downloadable for your own use.
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.
Fire Sprinkler Animation
Watch a short animated movie that shows in detail what happens when home fire sprinklers activate.