Senju Sprinkler flat fire sprinkler plate for fire sprinkler model RC Residential and Commercial. Arguably, Senju Sprinkler's claim to fame is their amazing selection of cover plate finishes and sizes. This model RC cover plate measures 3.25" (3.25 inch / 8.25 cm) and is finished in a classy Nickel color.
Like all cover plates, when a Senju cover plate reaches a specified temperature the solder holding the decorative exterior of the cover plate to its frame melts and the two separate. The temperature of the cover plate should be at a minimum 20° F cooler than the sprinkler head itself ensuring adequate separation time prior to sprinkler activation.
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Fire sprinkler cover plate is available online in two temperatures:
140° F (60° C), 162° F (72° C)
Fire sprinkler cover plate listings:
UL Listed, ULc Listed, FM Approved
Can I paint my fire sprinkler cover plate?
Fire Sprinkler Helpful Tips:
Tip 1: When replacing coverplates it is important to purchase replacements from the same manufacturer as the fire sprinkler. Each manufacturer's plate is a little different in size, color, etc. Manufacturer and temperature of a coverplateis printed on the base of the plate requiring removal to inspect. Most cover plates are either twist off or pull off.
Tip 2: It is recommended that a qualified professional replace fire sprinklers or in any other way modify a fire sprinkler system.
Tip 3: Spare fire sprinkler heads and a wrench should be accessible at all times in a facility with a commercial fire sprinkler system installed. Often state regulations apply, too. Check with your local fire department.
Tip 4: Fire sprinkler systems should be visually inspected often and professionally inspected annually.