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The challenges encountered when implementing a fire protection system in cooling towers are plentiful, from environmental issues to the sheer size of the areas to be covered. The specialized requirements of these structures demand a fire protection solution provider who is experienced specifically in cooling towers and can install the appropriate systems in accordance with NFPA and FM Global standards.

Cooling Towers in the Power Industry - Fire Protection Systems for Any Configuration

  • Solutions for all types of cooling towers - whether towers are constructed from wood, fiberglass, FRP or concrete, F.E. Moran Special Hazard Systems can provide a comprehensive fire protection system for both crossflow and counterflow towers
  • Meeting aggressive water requirements - cooling towers demand large volume systems that can protect their massive equipment and support structures
  • Highly secure support systems - systems must be secured with durable support systems that are resilient to the high levels of vibration within cooling towers 
  • Wet down systems - protection is a necessity during shut down periods, F.E. Moran can provide a wet down system to keep cooling towers safe during these times

Cooling Towers in the Chemical Process Industry - Detection and Suppression Systems for Challenging Environments

  • Unique detection systems for corrosive environments - to withstand the caustic atmosphere in cooling towers, F.E. Moran's detection systems utilize unique materials such as copper, nickel, stainless steel and titanium, while always considering galvanic reaction
  • Maximizing life cycle - F.E. Moran installs systems that achieve maximum life expectancy with consideration for future retrofitting to optimize investments in fire protection systems
  • Designing systems around structural challenges - the obstructions and challenging construction found in chemical plant cooling towers is difficult to navigate; F.E. Moran can design and install systems in the most complex environments while allowing access for future maintenance