deluge valve

deluge valve

A special valve that, under normal conditions, holds back the water from the piping of a deluge sprinkler system; a separate fire detection system is used to open this valve.
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Pre-trimmed DV-5 Deluge Valve - Available in a pre-trimmed version for the first time, the Pre-trimmed DV-5 Deluge Valve provides numerous cost savings in shipping, assembly and testing.
They fabricated multiple deluge valve enclosures, including pre-piped deluge valve headers in Galveston, TX and floated the completed enclosures by barge to the Whiting site.
The Inbal deluge valve has a three-layer rubber sleeve, the only valve on the market to have that feature, incorporating a kevlar / nylon reinforcement sleeve.
When there is a fire, a deluge valve is opened in the zone above the fire and in the zone on either side of it.
The order, awarded by Petrochemical Industries Design & Engineering Company (PIDEC) and valued at over NOK11.7m, covers a gas and flame detection, deluge valve and logic control system.