Press Release Summary:
- Provide interior protection of windows or glazing and are used with fixed glazed assemblies to provide an alternative to a fire-resistance-rated wall assembly
- Feature spray pattern that coats the surface of the glass with water, reducing the risk of cracking or shattering glass in the event of a fire
- Available in pendent vertical sidewall (VK960) and horizontal sidewall (VK962) models with brass, chrome, white polyester, black polyester or corrosion-resistant ENT plating
Original Press Release:
Window Sprinklers from Viking Offer Spacing Advantages for Protection of Interior Glazing
Hastings, Michigan – The Viking Corporation, a global leader in fire protection and life safety systems, announced availability of new specific application window sprinklers. Designed to provide interior protection of windows or glazing, the sprinklers are used with fixed glazed assemblies to provide an alternative to a fire-resistance rated wall assembly and feature a unique spray pattern that coats the surface of the glass with water, reducing the risk of cracking or shattering glass in the event of a fire.
Viking’s new window sprinklers are available in both pendent vertical sidewall (VK960) and horizontal sidewall (VK962) models. The VK960 is Listed for up to 12’ (3,7 m) spacing between sprinklers, along with 7’ (2,1 m) maximum distance from vertical mullions, providing significant installation advantages. The VK960 is also Listed at 15 gpm at all spacings up to 12’ (3,7 m). Additionally, both sprinklers offer a maximum pressure rating of 175 psi in all approved applications.
The cULus Listed sprinklers are available in brass, chrome, white polyester, black polyester, or corrosion-resistant ENT plating. With a thread size of 1/2” NPT or 15 mm BSPT, the 5.6 (81) K-factor sprinkler can be ordered with temperature ratings of 155° F (68° C) or 200° F (93° C).
To learn more about the new window sprinklers from Viking, visit www.vikinggroupinc.com or contact your local Viking SupplyNet distribution center.
Viking is a global leader in the manufacture and distribution of innovative fire protection and life safety
systems. For nearly 100 years the company’s products and services have protected lives and property worldwide from the devastating effects of fire. For more information on Viking’s complete line of fire protection products and services, please visit www.vikinggroupinc.com or call 800-968-9501.