Fire Sprinkler has concealed design for residential use.

Press Release Summary:

Model VK457 flat plate pendent sprinkler has temperature rating of 165°F. Available in 9 standard finishes, sprinkler is offered with 2 cover plate options: 2¾ in. dia cover plate for installations where aesthetics are priority, and 3 5/16 in. cover plate that offers horizontal foregiveability for maximum installation flexibility. Installation tools allow users to remove sprinklers' protective caps and install cover plates from floor, without need for using ladder.

Original Press Release:

Viking Adds New Concealed Sprinkler to Freedom® Residential Line

Hastings, Michigan, USA - Viking, a global leader in fire protection products and services, announces the availability of a new flat plate concealed fire sprinkler for residential applications. The new VK457 pendent sprinkler, which is the latest addition to Viking's leading Freedom® residential package, offers industry leading flow and pressure characteristics combined with several exclusive features for enhanced aesthetics and ease of installation.

The VK457 sprinkler has a temperature rating of 165°F (74°C) and is available with two cover plate options. Viking's standard 2-¾ in (70 mm) diameter cover plate is best suited for installations where aesthetics are a priority. The larger, 3-5/16 in (84 mm) cover plate offers the greatest horizontal foregiveability for maximum installation flexibility.

Viking's Freedom® residential cover plates are available in nine standard finishes. Additionally, through Viking's new cULus listed custom finish process, virtually any manufacturer's paint can be applied to cover plates to match nearly any ceiling finish.

Viking also offers two exclusive labor-saving installation tools for the VK457. These tools, which attach to the end of a length of one inch (DN25) CPVC, allow the installer to remove the sprinklers' protective caps and install it's cover plates from the floor, without the use of a ladder.

Viking is a leading manufacturer and distributor of fixed fire protection products and services. The company's products and services are available through a worldwide network of over 50 locations.

For more information on the VK457 residential sprinkler, or any of Viking's quality products and services, please visit or call 800-968-9501.

Jeff Norton
P: 269-945-8312

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