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Fire Protection Valves are FM approved and UL Listed.

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August 5, 2014 - Designed for vertical and horizontal installations, Pre-trimmed DV-5 Deluge Valve is suitable for deluge, pre-action, and special systems, such as foam-water and single- and double-interlock systems. Resilient Seated Gate Valves are designed for on/off operation in fire protection systems. Constructed with ductile iron body and 5 O-rings for lifetime seal, OS&Y and Non-Rising Stem Post Indicator Gate Valves offer flange-by-flange, flange-by-groove, and groove-by-groove end connections.

Tyco Fire Suppression & Building Products

451 N. Cannon Ave., Lansdale, PA, 19446, USA

Original Press Release

Tyco Expands Fire Protection Portfolio with Three New Valves

Press release date: July 31, 2014

Launch to Include Pre-trimmed DV-5 Deluge Valve and Resilient Seated Gate Valves

LANSDALE, Pa., USA. – Tyco Fire Protection Products (Tyco), a global leader in fire suppression technologies, is introducing three valves for use in commercial and industrial fire protection systems. These valves, the latest addition to an extensive line of fire system valves from Tyco, are FM approved and UL Listed, providing contractors with the confidence they’ve come to expect from Tyco.

Pre-trimmed DV-5 Deluge Valve
Available in a pre-trimmed version for the first time, the Pre-trimmed DV-5 Deluge Valve provides numerous cost savings in shipping, assembly and testing. The fully-tested valve is designed for vertical and horizontal installations and external resetting. The valve can be used for deluge, pre-action and special types of systems, such as foam-water, and single- and double-interlock systems.

Resilient Seated Gate Valves
Available in the Americas for the first time, Tyco Resilient Seated Gate valves are designed for use in a fire protection system for on/off operation. The Tyco OS&Y and Non-Rising Stem Post Indicator Gate Valves offer several key benefits compared to other alternative approaches:

• Lightweight ductile iron body weighs less than conventional cast iron valves, allowing for easier handling on site and reduced shipping costs;
• Fully encapsulated EPDM ductile iron wedge achieves a no-leak fitting;
• Stem seals are designed with five separate O-rings to provide a lifetime seal; and
• Available end connections include flange-by-flange, flange-by-groove and groove-by-groove.

“We developed these new fire system valves for easier and quicker installation in the field, and to offer significant cost savings for our contractors and installers.” said Gijsbert Van Rooyen, Product Manager for valve products at Tyco. “Our goal was to expand our fire protection systems portfolio in the Americas while providing our clients with some of the lightest, most durable valves on the market today. The Pre-trimmed DV-5 Deluge Valve and Resilient Seated Gate Valves are our next steps in that process.”

To learn more about the Pre-trimmed DV-5 Deluge Valve and OS&Y and Non-Rising Stem Post Indicator Gate Valves, go to www.Tyco-Fire.com.

About Tyco Fire Protection Products
Tyco Fire Protection Products is a division of Tyco, the world's largest pure-play fire protection and security company. As an industry leader, Tyco Fire Protection Products uses its global scale and deep expertise to drive innovation, advance safety and solve the unique challenges of customers in more than 190 countries worldwide. Every day, Tyco Fire Protection Products manufactures and delivers an unmatched range of detection and suppression systems, extinguishing agents, sprinkler systems, valves, piping products, fittings, fire-fighting equipment and services that help its customers save lives and protect property. Its global technology portfolio includes fire suppression, fire detection and mechanical building product offerings sold under many of the world's best-known brands: ANSUL, CHEMGUARD, EZCARE, FIRECLASS, FLAMEVISION, GRINNELL, HYGOOD, LPG, NEURUPPIN, PYRO-CHEM, RAPID RESPONSE, SABOFOAM, SHURJOINT, SIMPLEX, SKUM, SPRINKCAD, THORN SECURITY, VIGILANT, WILLIAMS FIRE & HAZARD CONTROL, and ZETTLER. For more information, visit www.Tycofsbp.com.

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