No News is Good News

No News is Good News

In the Fire Protection Industry, "no news is good news" is a typical sentiment. When a building is protected by properly installed monitoring and signaling devices, its occupants are none the wiser. If a fire occurs, flowswitches signal fire panels, which signal strobe lights and horns that warn occupants to evacuate, all while alerting the Fire Department. Everyone is safe with minimal damage to the property. It is only when things go wrong and people perish or lose property due…

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Low Frequency UL Approval for EVAX Products

Low Frequency UL Approval for EVAX Products

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…

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Potter's PS-TM Preassembled Test Module

Potter's PS-TM Preassembled Test Module

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, 14.4.3.2 and to perform the test required by NFPA 25, 2014, 13.4.3.2.13 and 13.4.4.2.6. The PS-TM Series also eliminates any possibility of accidentally tripping the dry pipe valve during testing. Closing the BVL bleeder valve isolates…

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Craig Summers Promoted to V.P. of North American Sales for the Fire Division

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…

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Potter's WFSR-F Pressure Activated Waterflow Alarm Switch with Retard

Potter's WFSR-F Pressure Activated Waterflow Alarm Switch with Retard

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…

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