Victaulic will be launching its new Installation-Ready FireLock Fittings which have been designed for fire protection systems. The fittings require fewer fasteners, resulting in faster, simpler installation while maintaining a safe and efficient jobsite.
The company will also be introducing a full range of VicFlex sprinkler fittings which utilise a flexible, stainless steel hose to provide sprinkler installation on suspended and hard-lid ceilings.
The fittings replace threaded hard pipe drops and arm-overs and offer the tightest bends in the industry and the highest number of bends allowed, Victaulic National Fire Protection Manager Scott Harris said.
“Victaulic’s FireLock Installation-Ready Couplings revolutionised the planning and implementation of fire protection systems where safety, installation speed, efficiency and reliability are dominant,” he said.
“Installation-Ready fittings are the logical next step for our customers in the advancement of the technology’s innovation. Because the new one piece FireLock Installation-Ready Fittings require fewer components and steps to install, the result is consistently faster pipe joints, and up to 75% less jobsite inventory, allowing contractors to optimise crew size and to better manage their labor risks, making it an overall more reliable solution.
“Moreover with the introduction of our full range of VicFlex products, contractors are installing as many as 60 drops per man per day - representing the fastest way to connect the fire sprinkler to the branch line.”