Potter's PAV Air Vent Meets New NFPA 13 Code Requirement!

Potter's PAV Air Vent Meets New NFPA 13 Code Requirement!

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…

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Potter Acquires Harrington Fire Alarm, Evax, and CPG Signals

Potter Acquires Harrington Fire Alarm, Evax, and CPG Signals

Potter announces the acquisition of three mainstay product lines in the fire alarm industry: Harrington Fire Alarm, Evax Systems, and CPG Signals. The acquisition of these three product lines will not only strengthen Potter’s position as a leader in life safety products, but will also broaden the range of products and services available to customers in order to meet all their fire protection needs. By incorporating the technologies of these products, Potter will expand its…

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Potter Participates in the Pedal the Cause Bike Race for Charity

Potter Participates in the Pedal the Cause Bike Race for Charity

Potter Electric representatives on team "Potter Peloton" at the Pedal the Cause bike race for charity. Potter Electric Signal Company, LLC was a proud participant in the sixth annual Pedal the Cause charity bike race in St. Louis, Missouri. So far in 2015, Pedal the Cause has raised over $2.3 Million to benefit both Siteman Cancer Center and Children’s Hospital St. Louis. 100% of every dollar raised will be donated to these organizations. Potter Peloton Team Members…

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Potter's RBVS Retrofit Ball Valve Switch

Potter's RBVS Retrofit Ball Valve Switch

The Model RBVS is designed to monitor the fully open position of a ball valve installed in a sprinkler system. The unit will fit on most ball valves installed on back-flow-preventers and alarm trim lines of dry, alarm, and deluge sprinkler valves. The switch operates if the ball valve handle is moved from the open position. However, the switch does not track the position of the handle or ball. When the ball valve handle is in the open position, a spring-loaded switch button will contact the…

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New Fire Installation at U of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

New Fire Installation at U of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Potter is proud to help protect the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Delta Zeta house!  S.O.S Security, LLC performed the installation using Potter fire panels and smoke/heat detectors. Here's what a local news station had to say about how the presence of the system has increased the safety of the residents: View the video here.   EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- UW-Eau Claire students headed back to class Wednesday, and the fire department has an important safety…

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