Date: Wed Apr 11 18:46:31 2007

Author: Bernard Cleyet

Subject: Re: Liquid Smoke-FOGGERS

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Wrap a plastic bag over it.

bc, thinks probably illegal.



Anthony Lapinski wrote:

>We have "ion" smoke detectors at our school. Maintenance said a fogger
>WOULD set them off.
>
>tap-l@lists.ncsu.edu writes:
>
>
>>On Tue, 10 Apr 2007, Anthony Lapinski wrote:
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>>>NOTE: The fluid is non toxic, but the smoke CAN set off a fire alarm.
>>>Check with your maintenance department, or dismantle nearby alarms to be
>>>sure.
>>>
>>>
>>I think this "smoke" is actually glycerine droplets. Glycerine is dripped
>>onto a hot filament, vaporizes, then immediately condenses again into a
>>white cloud. It should set off optical smoke alarms (since it makes the
>>air smoky.) But I wouldn't be suprised if it had no effect on ionization
>>smoke alarms.
>>
>>
>>(((((((((((((((((( ( ( ( ( (O) ) ) ) ) )))))))))))))))))))
>>William J. Beaty http://staff.washington.edu/wbeaty/
>>beaty@chem.washington.edu Research Engineer
>>billb@eskimo.com UW Chem Dept, Bagley Hall RM74
>>206-543-6195 Box 351700, Seattle, WA 98195-1700
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Wrap a plastic bag over it.=C2=A0=C2=A0

bc, thinks probably illegal.



Anthony Lapinski wrote:

We have "ion" smoke detectors at our school. Maintenance=
said a fogger
WOULD set them off.


On Tue, 10 Apr 2007, Anthony Lapinski wrote:



NOTE: The fluid is non toxic, but the smoke CAN set =
off a fire alarm.
Check with your maintenance department, or dismantle nearby alarms to be
sure.


I think this "smoke" is actually glycerine droplets. =
Glycerine is dripped
onto a hot filament, vaporizes, then immediately condenses again into a
white cloud. It should set off optical smoke alarms (since it makes the
air smoky.) But I wouldn't be suprised if it had no effect on ionizatio=
n
smoke alarms.


(((((((((((((((((( ( ( ( ( (O) ) ) ) ) )))))))))))))))))))
William J. Beaty http://staff.washington.edu/wbeaty/=

beaty@chem.washington.edu Research Engineer
bi=
llb@eskimo.com UW Chem Dept, Bagley Hall RM74
206-543-6195 Box 351700, Seattle, WA 98195-1700











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