Fire Sprinkler Pipe FAQs

Fire Sprinkler Pipe FAQs

What is the expected time frame for Valmont to begin producing fire sprinkler pipe?

What specific sizes will the fire sprinkler pipe be produced to?

What types of fire sprinkler pipe will Valmont produce?

How are grooves put into the fire sprinkler pipe?

What ASTM specifications does Valmont produce fire sprinkler pipe to?

Where will the fire sprinkler pipe be produced?

What lengths will be available?

 

 

What is the expected time frame for Valmont to begin producing fire sprinkler pipe?

Valmont has submitted formal applications to Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and Factory Mutual (FM) for certification to produce fire sprinkler pipe in the 4" to 8" size range. The production start up date will be dependent upon the time frame required for the testing and approval process that is required. It is expected the certification process should be complete in the first quarter of 2017.

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What specific sizes will the fire sprinkler pipe be produced to??

Valmont will produce 4" (4.50"OD), 5" (5.563"OD), 6" (6.625"OD) and 8" (8.625"OD) nominal pipe sizes in schedule 10 wall thicknesses.

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What types of fire sprinkler pipe will Valmont produce?

What types of fire sprinkler pipe will Valmont produce?

Valmont will produce both plain end and grooved pipe with a black lacquer coating in addition to plain end hot-dip galvanized pipe .

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How are grooves put into the fire sprinkler pipe?

The grooves depth and location of the pipe are manufactured to meet Victaulic specifications. Grooves are added before the lacquer coating process. Hot dip galvanized pipe is produced as a plain end with grooves added in the field after the pipe is hot dip galvanized.

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What ASTM specifications does Valmont produce fire sprinkler pipe to?

The pipe will be produced to ASTM A135 and ASTM A795.

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Where will the fire sprinkler pipe be produced?

Valmont will produce our fire sprinkler pipe in Valley, Nebraska.

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What lengths will be available?

As a standard, Valmont will produce fire sprinkler pipe to 21 ft. and 24 ft. lengths with custom lengths available when required.

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