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Care and maintenance of sprinkler systems.

National Fire Protection Association. Committee on Automatic Sprinklers.

Care and maintenance of sprinkler systems.

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Published in [Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fire sprinklers.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSprinkler systems.
    StatementAdopted by N.F.P.A., 1940. Prepared by the Committee on Automatic Sprinklers of the National Fire Protection Association.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTH9336 .N3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination28 p.
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6423671M
    LC Control Number41022235
    OCLC/WorldCa3897526

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