Press Release Summary:
Intended for NFPA 13D fire sprinkler installations, Viega PEX Press UL-listed fire protection fittings are available in Â¾ and 1 in. sizes and 4 configurations: straight adapters, elbows, tees, and wall tees. Mounting bracket facilitates installation by enabling use with all sprinkler pendant styles and every sprinkler configuration. Wall tee fitting does not requireÂ bracket and is designed for applications to feed back-to-back rooms with one plumbing line and one fitting.
Original Press Release:
Viega Introduces PEX Press Fire Protection Fittings in High-Performance Polymer
Eight new fittings and an innovative installation bracket offered for ease of installation and cost effectiveness
WICHITA, Kan. – Viega introduces new Viega PEX Press fire protection fittings and mounting bracket in high-performance polymer for NFPA 13D fire sprinkler installations.
Eight new Viega PEX Press fittings for fire sprinkler applications are available in two sizes, ¾-inch and 1-inch, and in four configurations, straight adapters, elbows, tees and wall tees. Viega offers an innovative and versatile installation mounting bracket that can be used with all sprinkler pendant styles and every sprinkler configuration, eliminating the guesswork behind properly aligning the sprinkler pendant. The unique new wall tee fitting does not require a bracket, and is designed for applications to efficiently feed back-to-back rooms with one plumbing line and one fitting.
“The new Viega PEX Press fittings and installation bracket for fire sprinkler applications are cost effective and time efficient for installers,” said Paige Riddle, product manager, plastics at Viega. “By taking the guesswork out of mounting and installing fire sprinkler pendants with our innovative installation brackets, installers can speed up the process considerably.”
Viega PEX Solutions offer installers several advantages, primarily installation time savings. With Viega PEX Solutions, installers can mount all the brackets, run the tubing and then press all the fittings, making the installation quicker and easier. In comparison, rigid pipe must be installed in a tedious, step-by-step process. The flexibility of PEX allows for easy bending around corners, whereas with rigid pipe, elbows must be installed at each corner. All Viega PEX Press fittings ¾" to 2" are UL listed.
About The Viega Group:
Founded in 1899, The Viega Group manufactures and distributes the highest quality plumbing, heating and pipe joining systems in the world. Viega is best known for innovative press technology systems for industrial, commercial and residential projects, like Viega ProPress® for copper and stainless and Viega PEX Press systems in Zero Lead bronze and high-performance polymer. Viega LLC offers more than 3,000 products in North America. For more information, visit www.viega.us.