Potter VSR Series Vane Type Waterflow Alarm Switch with Retard Canada

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VSR TYPE WATERFLOW SWITCH WITH RETARD CUL and CSFM Listed FM Approved LPCB Approved For Marked EN12259 5 VdS Approved model use VSR EU Pressure 450 PSI 31 BAR UL Sensitivity Range for Signal Surge 18 FPS 5.5 m s Ratings sets of SPDT Form C Amps at 125 250VAC Amps at 30VDC Resistive mAmps min at 24VDC 4 10 GPM 15 38 LPM UL Entrances Two knockouts provided for 1 2 conduit switch compartments suitable dissimilar voltages Speci cations NEMA 4 IP54 Rated Enclosure suitable for indoor or use with factory installed gasket and die cast housing used with appropriate conduit tting Temperature Range 40 120 4.5 49 UL Non corrosive sleeve factory installed in saddle Use Sprinkler or two family dwelling occupancy up to four stories Fire Alarm Code Installation must be performed by quali ed 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 Risk of explosion Not for use in hazardous locations Serious injury or death could result ow switches that are monitoring wet pipe sprinkler systems shall be used as the sole initiating device to discharge AFFF deluge chemical suppression systems Water ow switches used for this may result in unintended discharges caused by surges air or short retard times VSR switches and retard device are enclosed in a general purpose housing The cover is held in place with two tamper resistant which require a special key for removal A eld installable tamper switch is available as an option which may be used indicate unauthorized removal of the cover See bulletin number for installation instructions of this switch cations subject to change without notice Pipe Size 1 2 1 2 Information Number Canadian 1 2 Canadian Canadian 1 2 Canadian Canadian Canadian Canadian Canadian Cover Tamper Switch Kit stock no 0090148 Components Retard Switch Assembly stock no 1029030 Information Model VSR is a vane type water ow switch for use on wet sprinkler It is UL Listed and FM Approved for use on steel pipe 10 through 40 sizes 2 thru 8 50 mm thru 200 mm LPC sizes are 2 thru 8 50 mm thru 200 mm See Ordering chart VSR may also be used as a sectional water ow detector on large The VSR contains two single pole double throw snap action and an adjustable instantly recycling pneumatic retard The are actuated when a ow of 10 GPM 38 LPM or more occurs of the device The ow condition must exist for a period time necessary to overcome the selected retard period Electric Signal Company LLC St Louis MO Phone 866 956 0988 Canada 888 882 1833 www pottersignal com IN USA PAGE 1 OF 8 5401151 REV J TYPE WATERFLOW SWITCH WITH RETARD see Fig 1 devices may be mounted on horizontal or vertical pipe On horizontal pipe they shall be installed on the top side of the pipe where they be accessible The device should not be installed within 6 15 cm of a tting which changes the direction of the water ow or within 24 cm of a valve or drain Do not leave cover off for an extended period of time the system and drill a hole in the pipe using a hole saw in a slow speed drill see Fig 1 Clean the inside pipe of all growth or other for a distance equal to the pipe diameter on either side of the hole Roll the vane so that it may be inserted into the hole do not bend crease it Insert the vane so that the arrow on the saddle points in the direction of the water ow Take care not to damage the non corrosive in the saddle The bushing should t inside the hole in the pipe Install the saddle strap and tighten nuts alternately to required torque the chart in Fig 1 The vane must not rub the inside of the pipe or bind in any way not trim the paddle Failure to follow these instructions may prevent the from operating and will void the warranty 1 NOT LEAVE COVER OFF FOR EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME Adjustment delay can be adjusted by rotating the retard adjustment knob from to the max setting 60 90 seconds The time delay should be set at minimum required to prevent false alarms NUTS ON PIPE SO ON SADDLE IN DIRECTION WATERFLOW must be drilled perpendicular to the pipe and vertically centered to the Compatible Pipe Installation Requirements chart for size OF PADDLE IN DIRECTION WATERFLOW water activates in one direction only MAX 2 5180162 ADAPTERS AS SHOWN ABOVE DN50 ONLY 1146 1F Pipe Pipe 1 2 1 2 1 2 For copper or plastic pipe use Model VSR CF IN USA Pipe Installation Requirements Wall Thickness Size 10 UL 40 UL LPC VDS Nuts 125 062 2.0 125 2.0 5401151 REV J PAGE 2 OF 8 2 remove knockouts Place screwdriver at edge of knockouts not in the center 3 out thin section of cover when both switches from one conduit TYPE WATERFLOW SWITCH WITH RETARD 4 Switch Terminal Connections Clamping Terminal 1146 4 not drill into the base as this creates shavings which can create hazards and damage the Drilling voids the warranty 5 Typical Electrical Connections The Model VSR has two switches one can be used to operate a central proprietary or remote signaling unit while the other contact used to operate a local audible or visual annunciator A condition of LPC Approval of this product is that the electrical must be sealed to exclude moisture For supervised circuits see Terminal Connections and warning note Fig 4 uninsulated section of a single conductor should not be looped the terminal and serve as two separate connections The must be severed thereby providing supervision of the in the event that the wire become dislodged from under terminal Failure to sever the wire may render the device risking severe property damage and loss of life not strip wire beyond 3 8 of length or expose an uninsulated beyond the edge of the terminal block When using wire capture all strands under the clamping plate SOURCE FOR BELL ZONE FIRE PANEL 1146 12 1146 12 frequency of inspection and testing for the Model VSR and its associated protective monitoring system shall be in accordance with applicable Codes and Standards and or the authority having jurisdiction manufacturer recommends quarterly or more frequently provided the inspector test valve shall always be used for test purposes If there are no provisions for testing the operation of the ow detection on the system application of the VSR is not recommended or advisable minimum

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