pendent sprinkler

pendent sprinkler

A fire sprinkler (i.e., sprinkler head) designed to be installed below the piping in a sprinkler system; the water stream discharged by the head is directed downward against a deflector (a flat-toothed disk) that develops the sprinkler spray pattern.
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The Viking Mirage Standard Response Concealed Pendent Sprinkler VK492 is a thermosensitive glass-bulb spray sprinkler designed for installation on concealed pipe systems where the appearance of a smooth ceiling is desired.
Photo: Pendent sprinklers go in San Clemente house as it's framed.