Caledonia, Mich. – Viking Group, Inc., a global leader in fire protection and life safety systems, introduced a new digital tool that assists its users in the configuration of Viking valve and trim selections. The new “Valve and System Configurator” simplifies the complex process of identifying and ordering the proper valve and trim combination for virtually any fire protection challenge.
The configurator, which can be accessed at http://webtools.vikingcorp.com/valveconfig/, allows customers to interactively build a complete system riser for Viking’s wet, dry, deluge and preaction systems. Additional systems, including flow control, pressure regulation, and Firecycle®, will be added in the spring.
“Viking offers hundreds, if not thousands, of valve and trim combinations,” said Jeff Norton, Vice President of Marketing for Viking Group. “Our digital solutions team worked tirelessly to ensure that this tool saves time and produces just the right solution for our customers’ needs.”
In the configurator, customers first select their desired system type. Next, the configurator walks the user through selecting an appropriate valve, trim set, and available system options. Throughout the configuration process, a representative 3D model of the system is dynamically rendered, allowing the specific system to be analyzed from any angle. After all the selections are made, a summary is generated with a complete bill of materials including part number, description, and quantity. This list can be sent to Viking SupplyNet automatically for quoting. Finally, a zip file is provided that contains all related technical documentation for the system riser, including technical data sheets, trim diagrams, and friction loss charts.
For more information about the Viking Valve & System Configurator, visit www.vikinggroupinc.com.