Press Release Summary:
Model DPV-1 differential valve automatically controls flow of water into dry pipe fire protection sprinkler system upon operation of one or more automatic sprinklers. It has external reset and does not require priming water, thereby simplifying resetting procedure. Its galvanized valve trim is shipped in partially assembled components, reducing installation time. Valve is available in flange and groove versions in 4 and 6 in. sizes.
Original Press Release:
Tyco Fire Products Presents Their New, Simplified Design, Lightweight Dry Pipe Valve
October 20, 2001 - Lansdale, PA -The Model DPV-1 Dry Pipe Valve is a differential valve used to automatically control the flow of water into a dry pipe fire protection sprinkler system upon operation of one or more automatic sprinklers. It can be used for any standard dry pipe system application. The DPV-1's galvanized valve trim is shipped in partially assembled components, reducing installation time while ensuring a correct installation. The DPV-1 is equipped with an external reset and does not require priming water, thereby simplifying the resetting procedure. This unique differential type design will make the DPV-1 superior to all other dry pipe valves in the fire protection market. The valve benefits are as follows: Traditional differential-style valve for ease of installation and service Newly developed offset clapper (Patents pending) facilitates reduced size and bulk Lightweight design - ductile iron body No priming water required External reset Flange x Flange and Flange x Groove in both 4" and 6" sizes 250 psi rating Partially assembled component trim ensures quick, accurate installation Complements existing 2" and 3" Flange x Groove differential Dry Pipe Valves for a full-line Dry Pipe Valve offering UL/C-UL Listed. FM Approved. Tyco Fire Products is an international company focusing on innovative fire protection products for a variety of markets, including Special Hazards, High Value Occupancy, Commercial, Industrial, and Residential. These include sprinklers and automatic sprinkler systems, valves, pipe, and related accessories. Based in Lansdale, PA Tyco Fire Products is a subsidiary of Tyco International Ltd. Tyco International is traded on the New York Stock Exchange and the London Stock Exchange.