Potter VSR-SFG Waterflow Alarm Switch with Glue-in Union

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FOR SMALL PIPE TYPE WATERFLOW ALARM SWITCH RETARD AND GLUE IN UNION UL and CSFM Listed CE Marked NYMEA ACCEPTED Pressure Up to 175 PSI 12,07 BAR Flow Rate for Alarm 8 10 GPM 30 38 LPM Surge 18 FPS 5,5 m s 1113555 Cover held in place with tamper resistant screws 1113600 Tamper Cover incorporates micro switch Die cast red powdercoat nish Tamper Activated by cover removal Tamper Switch Contacts One set SPDT Rated 250VAC Tamper Switch Terminations 8 22AWG wire Ratings Two sets of SPDT Form C Amps at 125 250 VAC Amps at 30 VDC Entrances Two knockouts provided for 1 2 conduit Listed CPVC plastic piping systems manufactured by Sprinkler Corp Grinnell Sprinkler Corp Spears Co and IPEX Scepter pipe sizes 1 1 1 4 1 1 2 and 2 Speci cations die cast housing tting and or plugs Suitable for indoor or outdoor use with factory installed gasket For NEMA 4 IP55 rated enclosure use with appropriate conduit Temperature range 40 F to 120 F 4,5 C to 49 C This device is not intended for applications in explosive Patent No 6,471,255 1113600 W TSK No 1113555 Use Sprinkler or two family dwelling occupancy up to four stories Fire Alarm Code Model VSR SFG is a vane type water ow switch for use on wet sprinkler using CPVC plastic ttings manufactured by Central Sprinkler Grinnell Sprinkler Corp Spears Manufacturing Co and IPEX that use 1 1 1 4 1 1 2 or 2 pipe sizes It is equipped with a to accommodate installation in con ned spaces unit contains two single pole double throw snap action switches and an instantly recycling pneumatic retard The switches are actuated a ow of 8 10 gallons per minute 30 38 liters per minute or more downstream of the device The ow condition must exist for a period time necessary to overcome the selected retard period These devices may be mounted on horizontal or vertical On horizontal pipe they should be installed on the top side of the pipe they will be accessible The units should not be installed within 6 15 of a valve drain or tting which changes the direction of the water ow unit has a 1 male tting for gluing into a CPVC plastic TEE the union nut and separate the 1 male tting from the VSR SFG the 1 male tting into the TEE following the TEE manufacturer for preparation and gluing of CPVC piping systems NOTE 1 male tting must bottom out on the stop of the TEE for proper of the VSR SFG See Fig 1 Wait 2 to 4 hours to allow the to dry before attaching the VSR SFG to the 1 male tting Select the paddle for the pipe size and type of TEE used See Fig 3 and Fig 5 instructions on how to change paddle Verify that the o ring is properly in its groove Hand tighten the nut on the union after orienting the in the appropriate direction to detect water ow as shown in Fig 2 Do not over tighten the union nut hand tighten only vane must not rub the inside of the TEE or bind in any way The stem move freely when operated by hand AND TESTING Check the operation of the unit by opening inspector test valve at the end of the sprinkler line or the drain and test if an inspector test valve is not provided there are no provisions for testing the operation of the ow detection on the system application of the VSR SFG is not recommended or frequency of the inspection and testing and its associated protective system should be in accordance with the applicable NFPA and Standards and or authority having jurisdiction manufacturer quarterly or more frequently Electric Signal Company 2081 Craig Road St Louis MO 63146 4161 Phone 800 325 3936 Canada 888 882 1833 www pottersignal com IN USA 8800009 REV P 5401062 11 05 PAGE 1 OF 2 1 SMALL PIPE TYPE WATERFLOW ALARM SWITCH RETARD AND GLUE IN UNION RETARD SETTINGS IN SEC 10 25 2 Adjustment change time turn knob either direction desired time delay Use the minimum of retard necessary to prevent false A setting is usually adequate for Factory set at 3 the 1 male tting into the TEE following TEE manufacturer instructions for and gluing of CPVC piping Wait 2 to 4 hours to allow the glue dry before attaching the VSR SFG to the male tting paddles are furnished with each unit accommodate the various sizes and of TEES The paddles have lettering that show the pipe size and TEE manufacturer they are to be used The proper paddle must be used The must be properly attached see Fig 3 the screw that holds the paddle must be tightened 4 ELECTRICAL CONNECTIONS SETS OF NORMALLY CONTACTS ON ALARM ZONE FIRE PANEL FROM PANEL N C AND N O MARKINGS ON SWITCH ARE FOR AN ALARM CONTACTS ARE REVERSED THE DEVICE IS IN THE CONDITION DC HOT AC DC OR AC 761 2 The model VSR SFG has two one can be used to operate a station proprietary or remote unit while the other is used operate a local audible or visual For supervised circuits see Connections drawing and note Fig 6 5 TEE manufactured prior 5 99 manufactured 5 99 6 TERMINAL CONNECTIONS PLATE TERMINAL of 5 99 Grinnell has changed the design of their TEE ttings The new ttings require the use of the standard paddle while you will still be required to the paddle marked Grinnell on all ttings manufactured prior to this date to install the correct paddle could cause the device to malfunction or improperly uninsulated section of a single conductor should not be looped around the and serve as two separate connections The wire must be severed thereby supervision of the connection in the event that the wire becomes from under the terminal WARNING to the possibility of unintended discharges caused by pressure surges trapped air or short retard times water ow switches that are monitoring wet pipe systems should not be used as the sole initiating device to discharge AFFF deluge or chemical suppression systems I N 923 3 IN USA 8800009 REV P 5401062 11 05 PAGE 2 OF 2 with optional Cover Switch Kit TAMPER WITH IN PLACE 8810018 2 I N N

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