Victaulic flat cover plate / cap for quick response fire sprinkler model V3802 or standard response fire sprinkler model V3801. When a 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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Victaulic V33 sprinkler cover plate is available online in two temperatures:
135° F, 57° C & 165° F, 73° C
Victaulic V33 sprinkler concealer plate available online in one finish:
*Black and other colors available by special request. Special request cover plates, including black, cannot be returned.
Will these cover plates work on any other brand than Victaulic?
No. Cover plates are brand specific and only work on the brand they're designed for. Victaulic cover plates will not fit Central, Tyco, Globe, or any other brand fire sprinkler.
Fire sprinkler cover plate listings:
UL Listed, ULc Listed, FM Approved
Can I paint my fire sprinkler cover plates? The answer is no. Learn why and what your options are in this informative blog post.
Fire Sprinkler Helpful Tips:
Tip 1: When replacing cover plates 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 cover plate is 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.