Common Voices Burn Demonstration

Common Voices Burn Demonstration

Potter was thrilled to have members from the National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA) as well as firefighters from the Robertson Fire Department on hand Tuesday, May 23 for a side-by-side burn demonstration. The event exhibited the difference between a residential room with a fire sprinkler system and one without a fire sprinkler system. It was followed by a series of talks given by members of Common Voices, a group that advocates for the installment of fire sprinklers in residential…

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Status of Nitrogen Patents: Potter's Nitrogen-Based Corrosion Mitigation Products DO NOT Infringe

Memorandum   June 2nd, 2017   Potter Electric Signal Co. and South-Tek Systems both make and sell nitrogen-based corrosion mitigation products to the fire sprinkler industry. Engineered Corrosion Solutions (ECS) has obtained two US patents purporting to cover all use of nitrogen in inhibiting corrosion in sprinkler systems. However, both of these patents are directed to a very specific type of vent, and Potter’s and South-Tek’s vent products are of a…

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Announcing Potter's New IPA Series Line of Fire Systems

Announcing Potter's New IPA Series Line of Fire Systems

Potter is proud to announce the launch of the IPA Series of Addressable Fire Panels. These panels range in capacity from 60 to 4064 points, and offer the same enhanced IP features as Potter’s current line of panels, but will additionally support a brand new line of addressable SLC devices designed and assembled by Potter in the USA. Click here to view IPA Series and PAD product information. The new line of 32 SLC devices, named PAD Modules, is designed to flawlessly integrate…

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Potter's VSR-FEX Explosion Proof Vane Type Waterflow Switch

Potter's VSR-FEX Explosion Proof Vane Type Waterflow Switch

The Model VSR-FEX is a vane type waterflow switch for use on wet sprinkler systems located in hazardous locations. The unit may also be used as a sectional waterflow detector on large systems. The unit contains two single pole, double throw, snap action switches and an adjustable, instantly recycling pneumatic retard. The switches are actuated when a flow of 10 gallons per minute (38 Lpm) or more occurs downstream of the device. The flow condition must exist for a period of time necessary…

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Expanding Potter's European Team

Expanding Potter's European Team

Announcing an expansion of our sales team in order to better serve clients in the European market. Stephen Broadley has been hired as the new European Business Development Manager. Steve Broadley comes to Potter with forty years of sales and operating experience in Fire Protection. With the hiring of Steve, Potter will be able to better support our European business partners. Bruce LaRue, President of Potter’s Sprinkler Monitoring Division said, “We are thrilled to have…

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