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1. WO2020117058 - SPRINKLER TEST DEVICE AND METHOD

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Claims

1. A sprinkler test device comprising:

- a chamber configured to fit around a sprinkler head mounted in a sprinkler system;

- a drain conduit for guiding extinguishing agent to a disposal or collection container; and

- a temperature regulator for regulating the temperature in the chamber.

2. A sprinkler test device according to claim 1 , wherein the temperature regulator comprises a temperature sensor, preferably in the chamber.

3. A sprinkler test device according to any of the preceding claims, wherein the temperature regulator comprises a control unit.

4. A sprinkler test device according to any preceding claims, wherein the temperature regulator comprises an air heater, such as a hot air gun.

5. A sprinkler test device according to any of the receding claims, wherein the temperature regulator comprises a camera and/or a bulb burst registration, e.g. an acoustic sensor.

6. A sprinkler test device according to any of the preceding claims, wherein the control unit is configured to provide a time dependant temperature profile in the chamber.

7. A sprinkler test device according to any of the preceding claims, wherein the chamber of the test device is mounted on a mobile lifting device, such as a fork lifter or a mobile crane.

8. A method for testing a sprinkler system, comprising the following steps, to be executed in any suitable order;

a. providing a sprinkler test device according to any of the claims 1 -7;

b. positioning the chamber of the sprinkler test device around a first sprinkler head of a sprinkler system to be tested;

c. regulating the temperature around the sprinkler head for testing purposes.

9. The method according to claim 8, wherein an auxiliary pump is connected to the sprinkler system, before step b. and a permanently installed pump of the sprinkler system is blocked off from its sprinkler heads.