Announcing Potter's New IPA Series Line of Fire Systems

Announcing Potter's New IPA Series Line of Fire Systems

Potter is proud to announce the launch of the IPA Series of Addressable Fire Panels. These panels range in capacity from 60 to 4064 points, and offer the same enhanced IP features as Potter’s current line of panels, but will additionally support a brand new line of addressable SLC devices designed and assembled by Potter in the USA. Click here to view IPA Series and PAD product information. The new line of 32 SLC devices, named PAD Modules, is designed to flawlessly integrate…

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Potter's VSR-FEX Explosion Proof Vane Type Waterflow Switch

Potter's VSR-FEX Explosion Proof Vane Type Waterflow Switch

The Model VSR-FEX is a vane type waterflow switch for use on wet sprinkler systems located in hazardous locations. The unit may also be used as a sectional waterflow detector on large systems. The unit contains two single pole, double throw, snap action switches and an adjustable, instantly recycling pneumatic retard. The switches are actuated when a flow of 10 gallons per minute (38 Lpm) or more occurs downstream of the device. The flow condition must exist for a period of time necessary…

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Expanding Potter's European Team

Expanding Potter's European Team

Announcing an expansion of our sales team in order to better serve clients in the European market. Stephen Broadley has been hired as the new European Business Development Manager. Steve Broadley comes to Potter with forty years of sales and operating experience in Fire Protection. With the hiring of Steve, Potter will be able to better support our European business partners. Bruce LaRue, President of Potter’s Sprinkler Monitoring Division said, “We are thrilled to have…

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Potter's VSG Waterflow Alarm Switch for Low Flow

Potter's VSG Waterflow Alarm Switch for Low Flow

The Model VSG is a flexible vane type of waterflow switch for use in wet pipe water mist systems where a low flow for alarm is required. It is designed for installation in sections of 2 to 4 inch (50mm to 100mm) stainless steel or brass pipe with wall thickness indicated inthe product datasheet (see "Nominal OD and Wall Thickness"). The unit may also be used as a sectional waterflow detector on large systems. The unit contains an output relay and an adjustable electronic…

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Corrosion in Fire Sprinkler Systems: Increasing Your Liability, Increasing Your Costs, and Shortening System Life

Corrosion in Fire Sprinkler Systems: Increasing Your Liability, Increasing Your Costs, and Shortening System Life

A sprinkler system protects buildings, property and, most importantly, lives. But that same sprinkler system needs protection as well. Most sprinkler systems are made of steel piping, and when oxygen and water are trapped inside those pipes, corrosion will occur unless preventative measures are taken. Without corrosion protection, blockages and pinhole leaks start to happen, shortening the life of the sprinkler system and decreasing its effectiveness during a fire. Leaks and blockages…

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