Johnson Controls Introduces Non-magnetic Sprinkler for Healthcare MRI Environments

April 8, 2019

Johnson Controls introduces the Tyco® RFII-MRI 5.6 K-factor Non-Magnetic Concealed Pendent Sprinkler, developed for use in Magnetic Resonance (MR) system rooms in healthcare environments. The sprinkler is acceptable for use under a static magnetic field strength of up to 7-Tesla, more than twice the magnetic strength of standard MRI equipment, which are typically around 3-Tesla.

The RFII-MRI sprinkler is available in both standard and extended coverage options. With a quick response extended coverage (QREC) rating of up to 20-square-feet, the extended coverage model helps protect MRI rooms with up to five fewer sprinklers than the standard coverage option. Both models feature a flat cover plate designed to conceal the sprinkler. 

“Objects made of magnetic material can be dangerous in medical scanning rooms due to the presence of powerful MRI magnetic fields,” said Bob Cordell, global product manager, Johnson Controls. “This new non-magnetic sprinkler provides a UL and cUL Listed solution that helps keep patients and staff safe.”

The sprinkler is offered in two temperature options: a 155°F (68°C) sprinkler with a 139°F (59°C) cover plate, and a 200°F (68°C) sprinkler with a 165°F (59°C) cover plate.

For additional information on the Tyco® RFII-MRI 5.6 K-factor Non-Magnetic Concealed Pendent Sprinkler, including technical data sheet and installation guidelines, visit www.tyco-fire.com/MRI.

For additional information, please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com or follow us @johnsoncontrols on Twitter.

 

See the latest posts on our homepage


Share

Topic Area: Press Release


Recent Posts
Recent Posts

U.S. hospitals, already stressed by flu season, brace for Coronavirus


With much medical equipment and drugs made in China, health experts are watching the global supply chain

2/18/2020

Preparing for coronavirus spread


The World Health Organization, U.S. hospitals and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services are all getting ready

2/18/2020

How U.S. hospitals are preparing for coronavirus


The CDC is recommending that doctors and hospitals adopt a cautious approach

2/18/2020

Coronavirus testing Seattleā€™s infectious disease response


After responding to the first American case of the virus, healthcare workers say they are prepared.

2/18/2020

Understanding facility vulnerabilities in emergencies


By identifying weaknesses in facilities and plans, managers can improve an organization's resilience

2/18/2020





Post Comment




FREE
NEWSLETTER

News & Updates • Webcast Alerts • Building Technologies

All fields are required.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.