Exposed Double Clapper FDC "Standpipe" | 4" NPT x 2 1/2" NST x 2 1/2" NST Straight Brass
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|FDC Type||Finish||Branding||Swivel Hose Connection(s)|
|Straight Exposed Double-Clapper||Cast Brass (Standard ASTM B30 C85700)||"Standpipe"||2 1/2" (63.5 mm) NST|
|Outlet(s)||Dimensions||Approvals & Listings||Optional Accessories|
|4" (101.6 mm) NPT||11-21/32" W (29.6 cm) x 7-9/32" D (18.5 cm)||UL, ULC, FM||Brass accessories package contains one brass "Standpipe" identification plate and two brass plugs. Aluminum accessories package contains two aluminum breakcaps and one aluminum "Standpipe" identification plate.|
|SDS2254BN||Usually Ships Within 48 Hours|
Straight Exposed 4" (101.6 mm) NPT x 2 1/2" (63.5 mm) NST x 2 1/2" (63.5 mm) NST Cast Brass "Standpipe" Fire Department Connection (FDC) saves lives and property when closed valves, natural disasters, pressure loss, or other problems interrupt the supply of water to fire sprinkler and standpipe systems. With a double-clapper design, cast brass finish, and solid brass components, this UL-listed FDC supports firefighting efforts by providing local fire officials with inlets used to pump water to fire sprinklers when primary water sources, such as a water supply tank, are exhausted.
Add-on parts for this exposed 4" (101.6 mm) NPT x 2 1/2" (63.5 mm) NST x 2 1/2" (63.5 mm) NST Cast Brass FDC are available in the drop-down menu above. The first option is a 4" diameter (101.6 mm) "Standpipe" brass identification plate and two 2 1/2" brass plugs and chain. The second option is a 4" "Standpipe" aluminum identification plate with two 2 1/2" aluminum breakable caps.
Exposed 4" (101.6 mm) NPT x 2 1/2" (63.5 mm) NST x 2 1/2" (63.5 mm) NST Cast Brass FDC inlet swivels utilize National Standard Thread (NST) and connect easily to fire hose connections throughout much of the United States. The National Pipe Thread (NPT) outlet installs to a wide range of plumbing and pipe fittings to streamline replacement of a broken, corroded, or unserviceable FDC. Two independent, self-closing brass clapper valves prevent backflow while allowing water to flow in from both inlets simultaneously.
This Exposed 4" (101.6 mm) NPT x 2 1/2" (63.5 mm) NST x 2 1/2" (63.5 mm) NST Cast Brass "Standpipe" FDC is ready for use with sprinkler systems in schools, high-rise buildings, apartment complexes, manufacturing facilities, and a wide range of other NFPA-compliant buildings. Each 2 1/2" (63.5 mm) inlet can supply up to 250 gallons per minute (GPM), allowing this FDC to deliver a total supply of up to 500 GPM.
Buildings requiring flows greater than 500 gallons per minute in accordance with NFPA 13 and NFPA 14 will need additional inlets, provided by additional single or double-inlet FDCs, or by installing a three-way, four-way, or six-way FDC.
|FDC Clapper Style||Double|
|Number of FDC Inlets||2|
|FDC Inlet Size||2.5"|
|FDC Inlet Threads||NST|
|FDC Outlet Size||4"|
|FDC Outlet Type||Threaded|
|FDC Outlet Thread||NPT|