Potter Acquires Harrington, Evax, and CPG
Announcing the acquisition of three mainstay product lines in the fire alarm industry: Harrington Fire Alarm, Evax Systems, and CPG Signals.
We are excited to announce the approval of eight EVAX Voice Evacuation panels. The EVAX-100, EVAX-100M, EVAX-200, EVAX-200M, HMX-DP100, HMXDPS100, HMX-DP100/P and HMX-DPS100/P are approved to provide 520 Hz, low frequency signaling as required by NFPA in sleeping rooms. They are listed as compatible with the following speakers: Potter Electric: FASPKR, SPKSTR-24CLP series & SPKSTR-24WLP series Gentex Series: SSPKCLP & SSPK24WLP System Sensor Series: SPCW, SPCR, SPR…Continue Reading
The PS-TM Series is the industry’s FIRST AND ONLY completely pre-assembled low pressure test module for dry pipe and pre-action systems. The PS-TM Series provides a fast and foolproof way to confirm the system meets the requirement of NFPA 72, 2013, 220.127.116.11 and to perform the test required by NFPA 25, 2014, 18.104.22.168.13 and 22.214.171.124.6. The PS-TM Series also eliminates any possibility of accidentally tripping the dry pipe valve during testing. Closing the BVL bleeder valve isolates…Continue Reading
Potter is pleased to announce the promotion of Craig Summers to the position of Vice President of North American Sales for the Fire & Security division. Craig has been with Potter for nearly 5 of his 32 years in the Fire Protection Industry, and has been NICET Level IV certified since 1992. He began his career with the company as a National Sales Manager where he was able to gain in-depth knowledge of Potter’s extensive line of life safety devices as well as expand an already…Continue Reading
The Model WFSR-F is a pressure operated switch with an adjustable, instantly recycling pneumatic retard to prevent false alarms due to water pressure variation. The WFSR-F is connected into the alarm port of a wet sprinkler system alarm check valve. Unique Features The first and only waterflow pressure switch with retard 0-90 second field replaceable retard Two conduit entrances Codes & Approvals UL, cUL, FM, CSFM, CE, VdS Complies with the requirements of NFPA…Continue Reading
In a major change that impacts installers, the 2016 NFPA 13 adds a new requirement that a single air vent be installed for each wet sprinkler system to help reduce potential corrosion activity due to trapped air. See below: 7.1.5 Air Venting A single air vent with a connection conforming to 8.16.6 shall be provided on each wet pipe system utilizing metallic pipe. 8.16.6 Air Venting The vent required by 7.1.5 shall be located near a high point in the system to allow air to be removed from…Continue Reading