Bayer Plastics is a company that manufactures polycarbonate resins and polycarbonate blends which are essential for the manufacturing of many types of products and technologies.
RAN Fire Protection engineering was hired to perform fire protection consultation as well as system design. Specific duties included reviewing state fire code and NFPA requirements as well as fire protection engineering design services. In order to fulfill the needs of this warehouse, RAN designed a fire pump system; automatic sprinkler system, based on the reduced sprinkler demand recommendations from the client; hydraulic calculations of standpipe and sprinkler system for NFPA 13 and NFPA 20 compliance; and sizing of the fire protection water supply, as applicable. These systems were designed in order to protect the specialized plastics facility and all of the sensitive materials in the warehouses.