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DeOx™ - Corrosion Inhibiting System

"The Green Solution to Inhibiting Wet Sprinkler Pipe Corrosion"


Understanding Wet Sprinkler System Corrosion

Sprinkler pipe corrosion is a serious threat for organizations that rely on wet sprinkler systems to protect their facilities. Internal corrosion, resulting in the formation of localized pinholes, leads to costly damage from leaks and catastrophic losses when compromised sprinkler systems are rendered inoperable during a fire.

Under the law of simple physics, air migrates through wet sprinkler piping to the highest points of the system, where it accumulates in pockets under compression due to the water pressure in the system. The oxygen within the trapped air pockets drives the corrosion of the sprinkler pipe at the air-water interface. Another driving factor of corrosion is the freshly oxygenated water that fills the system. The dissolved oxygen in the fill water reacts with the steel to form a layer of corrosive black iron oxide (magnetite) along the interior pipe wall, thereby contributing to sprinkler pipe corrosion in areas of the system other than the air-water interface at high points.

DeOx™ Corrosion Solutions for Wet Sprinkler Systems

South-Tek Systems’ full suite of wet sprinkler system solutions offers the right level of corrosion protection for any facility. The patent pending DeOx™ - Dual Vent O2-Release System™ provides
baseline defense by helping to eliminate the corrosive air-water interface along the high points of the sprinkler pipe network.

For proactive defense, we recommend combining the O2-Release System™ with the DeOx™ - N2-Inert System™. The N2-Inert System™ is the industry’s only automated wet pipe nitrogen inerting process that is proven to effectively displace up to 99.5% of oxygen from the wet sprinkler system.

And for maximum corrosion protection, look no further than the patent pending DeOx™ - Wet FPS DeOxygenation System™. Utilizing the most advanced corrosion inhibiting technology in the world, the DeOxygenation System™ not only employs the N2-Inert System™ to preinert with ultra-high purity nitrogen, but removes the dissolved oxygen and filters the harmful bacteria from the fill water prior to it entering the wet sprinkler piping.

DeOx™ - Wet System Corrosion Solutions – Product Guide

  • DeOx™ - DeOxygenation System – Brochure
  • DeOx™ - N2-Inert System - Brochure
  • DeOx™ - Dual Vent O2-Release System - Brochure
  • DeOx™ - Single Vent O2-Release System - Brochure

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