Potter PS10 Series Pressure Type Waterflow Switch (EU)

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MODEL PS10 VDS SWITCH cUL and CSFM Listed FM and LPC Approved NYMEA CE Marked 9,6cm 3.78 W x 8,1cm 3.20 D x 10,7cm 4.22 H Entrance Two knockouts provided for 1 2 conduit Individual compartments and ground screws suitable for voltages Cover Die cast with textured red powdercoat finish single cover screw and rain lip Base Die cast Connection Nylon 1 2 NPT Male Adjustment 0,27 0,55 BAR 4 8 PSI 0,13 BAR 2 PSI typical System Pressure 17,2 BAR 250 PSI Contacts SPDT Form C 10.1 Amps at 125 250VAC 2.0 Amps at 30VDC One SPDT in PS10 1 Two SPDT in PS10 2 Specifications 4 IP66 Rated Enclosure indoor or outdoor when used NEMA 4 conduit fittings range 40 to 60 40 140 that no unsupervised shut off valves are present between the alarm valve and PS10 2 When using the PS10 for local bell application or with a control does not provide a retard feature the PS10 must be installed on the alarm side of the retard chamber of the sprinkler system Accomplished by opening the inspector end of line test valve time to compensate for system or control retard Method 2 is not applicable for remote station service use if there an unsupervised shut off valve between the alarm check valve and the System With Excess Pressure PS10A into alarm port piping extending from alarm check valve provisions are not required Insure that no unsupervised shut off are present between the alarm check valve and the PS10 Accomplished by opening the water by pass test valve or the end of line test valve When using end of line test allow time excess pressure to bleed off System PS10 into alarm port piping that extends from the intermediate of the alarm check valve Install on the outlet side of the in line valve of the alarm port piping Insure that no unsupervised shut off are present between the alarm check valve and the PS10 Accomplished by opening the water by pass test valve The above tests may also activate any other circuit closer or water gongs that are present on the system PS10 1 VDS VDS Use Cover incorporates tamper resistant fastener that requires a special key removal One key is supplied with each device For optional cover tamper kit order Stock No 0090200 See bulletin 5401200 PSCTSK Sprinkler or two family dwelling Occupancy up to four stories Fire Alarm Code Potter PS10 Series Pressure Actuated Switches are designed for the of a waterflow condition in automatic fire sprinkler systems of designs such as wet pipe systems with alarm check valves dry preaction or deluge valves The PS10 is also suitable to provide a pressure supervisory signal adjustable between 0,27 and 1,03 BAR 4 15PSI Apply Teflon tape to the threaded male connection on the device Do not use pipe dope Device should be mounted in the upright position threaded connection down Tighten the device using a wrench on the flats on the device Instructions Remove the tamper resistant screw with the special key provided Carefully place a screwdriver on the edge of the knockout and sharply a force sufficient to dislodge the knockout plug See Fig 9 Run wires through an approved conduit connector and affix the connector the device Connect the wires to the appropriate terminal connections for the service See Figures 2,4,5 and 6 See Fig 7 for two switch one conduit The operation of the pressure alarm switch should be tested upon of installation and periodically thereafter in accordance with the NFPA codes and standards and or the authority having jurisdiction recommends quarterly or more frequently System 1 When using PS10 and control unit with retard connect PS10 alarm port piping on the input side of retard chamber and electrically PS10 to control unit that provides a retard to compensate for surges Electric Signal Company St Louis MO Customer Service 866 572 3005 Tech Support 866 956 0988 Canada 888 882 1833 www pottersignal com IN USA 5401162 REV C 1 PAGE 1 OF 8 1 NPT To prevent leakage apply Teflon tape sealant to male threads only of pipe joint cement may result in obstruction of the aperture and loss signal Sprinkler Applications 3 PS10 VDS SWITCH Clamping Plate Terminal 2 I N N I N 923 3 uninsulated section of a single conductor not be looped around the terminal and as two separate connections The wire be severed thereby providing supervision the connection in the event that the wire dislodged from under the terminal of any shutoff valves between the alarm check valve and the PS10 will render the PS10 To comply with NFPA 72 any such valve shall be electrically supervised with a switch such as Potter Model RBVS SYSTEM WITH PRESSURE SYSTEM WITHOUT PRESSURE SYSTEM Y Y Y 923 2AA Pressure Signal Connection 4 FIRE ALARM PANEL Signal Connection 5 FIRE ALARM PANEL IN USA 5401162 REV C 1 PAGE 2 OF 8 Bell For Waterflow Connection 6 DC NEUTRAL AC DC HOT AC LINE LOAD PS10 VDS SWITCH Conduit Wiring out thin section of divider to provide path for wires when wiring both from one conduit entrance 7 Knockouts 9 PRESSURE APPLIED Operation 8 Common Closed when installed under normal system pressure Open when installed under normal system pressure Closes on pressure drop Use for low pressure supervision Open with no pressure supplied Closes upon detection of pressure Use for waterflow indication Closed with no pressure applied 1 2 PRESSURE APPLIED 1 2 Installation must be performed by qualified personnel and in accordance with all national and local codes and ordinances Shock hazard Disconnect power source before servicing Serious injury or death could result Read all instructions carefully and understand them before starting installation Save instructions for future use Failure to read and understand instructions could result in improper operation of device resulting in serious injury or death Risk of explosion Not for use is hazardous locations Serious injury or death could result Do not tighten by grasping the switch enclosure Use wrenching flats on the bushing only Failure to install properly could damage the switch and cause improper operation resulting in damage to equipment and property To seal threads apply Teflon tape to male threads only Using joint compounds or cement can obstruct the pressure port inlet and result in improper device operation and damage to equipment Do not over tighten the device standard piping practices apply IN USA 5401162 REV C 1 PAGE 3 OF 8 PS10 VDS SWITCH Specifications Pressure Type Waterflow Switch type waterflow switches shall be a Model PS10 as by Potter Electric Signal Company St Louis MO shall be installed on the fire sprinkler system as shown and or

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