Chattez avec nous, activé par LiveChat

How To Save Time & Reduce Mess During a Sprinkler System Retrofit

VicFlex Flexible Hose, Sprinkler Relocation, Recalculating Sprinkler System

How To Save Time & Reduce Mess During a Sprinkler System Retrofit

Posted on March 29, 2018

“Aside from how clean it was, utilizing the Victaulic FireLock™ IGS and VicFlex™ solution also helped us reduce a large portion of both pipe-preparation and installation time.” – Steve Kirby, co-owner and vice president of Horizon Fire Protection, INC.

Kirby is referring to a tenant improvement project in a Chesapeake, Virginia mall where Victaulic fire protection solutions were used to both save time and eliminate the mess associated with threading small diameter sprinkler pipe. In fact, Kirby was able to set up one of Victaulic’s latest tool innovations, the RG2100 Roll Grooving Tool, in the finished store space they were working in. A sight that would never be witnessed if they were threading pipe with oil and producing pipe shavings. Working closely with our customers, it’s great to see how job sites are improving every day thanks to our products.

Read here for the full story of Kirby’s experience completing the project four times faster than if it were threaded. This was originally published in National Fire Sprinkler Magazine’s January/February Issue focused on retrofit innovations.

Victaulic

Victaulic

Victaulic is the leading producer of mechanical pipe joining solutions. Engineered with confidence, our solutions put people to work faster, while increasing safety, ensuring reliability and maximizing efficiency.

Related posts

The SS John W. Brown- demonstrates the reliability of Victaulic grooved couplings

Leak-Free Legacy Proves Victaulic Advantages of Grooved Pipe Couplings Stand the Test of Time

The SS John W Brown, built in 1942, demonstrates Victaulic’s grooved coupling reliability as it is still fully functional 70 years later. Learn mor...

Building Better with BIM & Victaulic Prefabrication Piping Services Team

Building Better with BIM & Victaulic Prefabrication Piping Services Team

Jeff Leighton, Victaulic CPS BIM Manager, shares insights on how BIM Coordination & prefabrication piping systems can drive job site productivity a...

Victaulic Style 177N QuickVic™ Installation-Ready™ grooved coupling- pipe joining advancement

Edison Awards Honor Victaulic Pipe-Joining Advancement

Victaulic has been recognized for their pipe joining advancement. Selected as the 2015 Edison Awards Industrial Design bronze award winner for the ...

Recent posts

Discover Exploring - Students from Exploring Post preparing to study engineering at Victaulic

How Did You Discover Engineering?

Victaulic engineers provide career exploration opportunities to Lehigh Valley high school students interested in engineering as a vocation.

Verbiage written on chalk board "Best Practices"

The Top Six Mechanical Retrofitting Best Practices – Tip Six

Interested in mechanical retrofitting best practices? Learn about the top six here here. Tip 6: Mechanical Noise and Vibration Control Methods.

Red medical kit in life preserver

HDPE Couplings Rescue a Landfill’s Failed Fusion Welds

Gas is extracted using vertical wells and a vacuum system and transported to the gas-to-energy plant via HDPE pipe before being converted into power.