Kidde GX-20 with FM-200 Fire Extinguishing System

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Kidde GX-20 with FM-200 Fire Extinguishing System
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Product Features

  • Fast and effective against a wide range of Class A, B and electrical fires
  • Safe for occupied areas
  • Non-corrosive and electrically non-conductive
  • No post-discharge residue, no clean-up required
  • Environmentally acceptable
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The protection of high value assets from fire and the effects of fire-fighting is what the GX20/FM-200 clean agent fire suppression system has been designed for, allowing normal operations to be restarted quickly with no collateral damage and clean-up costs.

Offering a range of state-of-the-art fire extinguishing systems, Kidde Fire Protection is at the fore front of new technologies in fire safety. GX-20 systems utilise FM-200. The FM-200 is the most viable alternative to Halon 1301 and has been manufactured by Great Lakes Chemical Corporation, on the basis of extensive trials. FM-200 has a low space/weight characteristic and is also fast and effective. The Kidde FM-200 is also environmentally-acceptable and safe for human exposure.

The most effective fire extinguishants regarded for many years were Halon, for a wide variety of applications. However, the virulent destruction of the ozone layer caused by their production, has meant that their production has been stopped. On top of this, Halon systems within the UK must have been decommissioned by the end of 2003 due to European legislation. Tens of thousands of FM-200 systems have been installed worldwide, with the system having been adopted by the majority of the world's fire protection companies.

Benefits
  • 25 bar system
  • Engineered and pre-engineered systems available
  • Range of system release options
  • Low installation and maintenance costs
  • Computer design maximises effectiveness of system
  • FM Global and LPCB approved components with ULI listed systems available on request
  • Marine systems available
What is FM-200?

Only containing carbon, hydrogen and fluorine, FM-200 is a colourless, odourless gas, lacking the ozone-depleting presence of bromine atoms. FM-200 is highly penetrative in the hazard zone. Largely acting by physical means on fires, FM-200 lowers the temperature of the flame and fuel to a point at which combustion reactions cannot be sustained. An advantage of FM-200 is that there is no significant post discharge clean-up, obscuration on discharge and damage to sensitive equipment.

The environment

FM-200 has a short atmospheric lifetime and zero ozone-depletion potential. The US EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) plus many other approval bodies accept the Kidde FM-200. FM-200 mitigates the effects of an uncontrolled fire and at the end of the lifetime of the system, the gas can be readily recovered and recycled.

System design

A versatile range of cylinders, valves and related component make up the GX-20 system. There have been selected for use with FM-200 and have been subject to stringent testing procedures.

The Kidde Fire Protection GX-20 range is known as the world's finest in fire safety, with flexibility, quality and reliability the main key standards. The equipment carries third party listing through FM Global and the Loss Prevention Certification Board, plus Lloyds Register of Shipping and DNV for marine applications. Systems are UL2166 compliant.
CONTAINERS - EMPTY - VERTICAL MOUNT

5lt Capacity c/w GCV 40 Valve & Pressure Indicator - 1-E7763-101-01-EU
8lt Capacity c/w GCV 40 Valve & Pressure Indicator - 1-E7763-102-01-EU
8lt Capacity c/w GCV 40 Valve & Pressure Indicator DOT - 1-E7763-102-01
16lt Capacity c/w GCV 40 Valve & Pressure Indicator - 1-E7763-103-01-EU
16lt Capacity c/w GCV 40 Valve & Pressure Indicator DOT - 1-E7763-103-01
28lt Capacity c/w GCV 40 Valve & Pressure Indicator - 1-E7763-104-01-EU
28lt Capacity c/w GCV 40 Valve & Pressure Indicator DOT - 1-E7763-104-01
51lt Capacity c/w GCV 40 Valve & Pressure Indicator - 1-E7763-105-01-EU
51lt Capacity c/w GCV 40 Valve & Pressure Indicator DOT - 1-E7763-105-01
81lt Capacity c/w GCV 50 Valve & Pressure Indicator - 1-E7763-106-05-EU
81lt Capacity c/w GCV 50 Valve & Pressure Indicator DOT - 1-E7763-106-05
142lt Capacity c/w GCV 50 Valve & Pressure Indicator - 1-E7763-108-01-EU
142lt Capacity c/w GCV 50 Valve & Pressure Indicator DOT - 1-E7763-108-01
243ltr Capacity c/w GCV 80 valve & Pressure Indicator - 1-E7763-110-05-EU
243ltr Capacity c/w GCV 80 valve & Pressure Indicator DOT - 1-E7763-110-05
368ltr Capacity c/w GCV 80 valve & Pressure Indicator DOT - 1-E7763-112-01
368ltr Capacity c/w GCV 80 valve & Pressure Indicator - 1-E7763-112-01-EU

CONTAINERS - EMPTY - VERTICAL MOUNT WITH LIQUID LEVEL INDICATING FACILITY

51lt Capacity c/w GCV 50 Valve, Pressure Indicator & L.L.I. - 1-E7763-105-01
81lt Capacity c/w GCV 50 Valve, Pressure Indicator & L.L.I. - 1-E7763-107-02
142lt Capacity c/w GCV 50 Valve, Pressure Indicator & L.L.I. - 1-E7763-109-01
243ltr Capacity c/w GCV 80 Valve, Pressure indicator & L.L.I. - 1-E7763-111-05
243ltr Capacity c/w GCV 80 Valve, Pressure indicator & L.L.I. - 1-E7763-111-05-EU
368ltr Capacity c/w GCV 80 Valve, Pressure indicator & L.L.I. - 1-E7763-113-01
368ltr Capacity c/w GCV 80 Valve, Pressure indicator & L.L.I. - 1-E7763-113-01-EU

CONTAINERS - EMPTY - HORIZONTAL MOUNT

5lt Capacity c/w GCV 40 Valve & Pressure Indicator - 1-E7763-121-01-EU
8lt Capacity c/w GCV 40 Valve & Pressure Indicator - 1-E7763-122-01-EU
16lt Capacity c/w GCV 40 Valve & Pressure Indicator - 1-E7763-123-01-EU
28lt Capacity c/w GCV 40 Valve & Pressure Indicator - 1-E7763-124-01-EU

FM-200 EXTINGUISHANT

FM-200, per kg, Initial Fill - 1-17241-015

SINGLE CONTAINER FIXING - HOOP STRAPS

5lt & 8lt Container Strap - 1-C6331-103
16lt & 28lt Container Strap - 1-C6331-104
51lt & 81lt Container Strap - 1-C6331-105-02
142lt Container Strap - 1-C6331-106
243lt Container Strap - 1-C6331-107
368ltr Container Strap - 1-C6331-121

CRADLES

51 & 81 ltr Cylinder Cradle - 1-235431
142 ltr Cylinder Cradle - 1-281867
243ltr Cylinder Cradle - 1-294652
368 ltr Cylinder Cradle - 1-06-118300-001

MODULAR MOUNTING BRACKETS

5lt Container Bracket - 1-D1162-001
8lt Container Bracket - 1-D1162-002
16lt Container Bracket - 1-D1162-003
28lt Container Bracket - 1-D1162-004

VALVE OUTLET ADAPTORS

Outlet Adaptor GCV 40 Valve to 1.5" BSPTR - 1-K63497-02
Outlet Adaptor GCV 50 Valve to 2" BSPTR - 1-K63497-03
Outlet Adaptor GCV 65 Valve to 2.5" BSPTR - 1-K63497-04
Outlet Adaptor GCV 40 Valve to 1.5" NPT - 1-283904
Outlet Adaptor GCV 50 valve to 2" NPT - 1-283905
Outlet Adaptor GCV 80 Valve Victaulic outlet to 3" BSP Nipple - 1-B6782-177
Outlet Adaptor GCV 80 Valve Victaulic outlet to 3" NPT Nipple - 1-B6782-182

VALVE OUTLET HOSES & CHECK VALVES

Outlet Hose GCV 40 Valve - 1-B6793-760
Outlet Hose GCV 50 Valve - 1-B6793-761
Outlet Hose GCV 80 Valve NPT / Grooved - 1-D7715-037
Outlet Hose GCV 80 Valve Grooved / Grooved - 1-D7715-038
Elbow Check 50mm NB (2" NPT) - 1-B6793-762
Swing Check 80mm NB (3" NPT) - 1-B6793-869
Outlet Hose (GCV 40 Valve) to Elbow Check 50mm NB Adaptor - 1-C3496-301

OUTLET HOSE TO PIPEWORK ADAPTORS

GCV 40 Outlet Hose 1.5" BSP Adaptor - 1-C3476-301
GCV 50 Outlet Hose 2" BSP Adaptor - 1-C3476-302
GCV 65 Outlet Hose 2.5" BSP Adaptor - 1-C3476-303

MANIFOLDS

2 Point 50mm NB Manifold for GCV 50 Valve (530 Centres), galvanised - 1-D1511-006
2 Point 80mm NB Manifold for GCV 50 Valve (610 Centres), galvanised - 1-D1511-007
3 Point 80mm NB Manifold for GCV 50 Valve (610 Centres), galvanised - 1-D1511-008
2 Branch manifold, 3" inlet - 1-D1511-025
3 Branch manifold, 3" inlet - 1-D1511-026
Single Row Manifold Bracket for 50mm NB Manifold - 1-K62768
Single Row Manifold Bracket for 80mm NB Manifold - 1-K62769
Single Row Manifold Bracket for 100mm NB Manifold - 1-K62770
Male Straight Adaptor, 5/16" Hose to 1/8" NPT - 1-B6793-773
Male Elbow Adaptor, 5/16" Hose to 1/8" NPT - 1-B6793-774
Male BranchTee, 5/16" Hose to 1/8" NPT - 1-B6793-775

PILOT HOSE ADAPTORS

Hose to Pressure Operated Device, 1/2" NPT to 5/16" - 1-C3466-301
Hose to Pipework (Discharge), 3/4" BSP to 5/16" - 1-C3496-304
Hose to Hose Connector, 5/16" to 5/16" - 1-C3466-302

DISCHARGE NOZZLES

15mm (0.5") 180° Type 1-C3333-301-xx
20mm (0.75") 180° Type 1-C3333-302-xx
25mm (1") 180° Type 1-C3333-303-xx
32mm (1.25") 180° Type 1-C3333-304-xx
40mm (1.5") 180° Type 1-C3333-305-xx
50mm (2") 180° Type 1-C3333-306-xx
15mm (0.5") 360° Type 1-C3333-307-xx
20mm (0.75") 360° Type 1-C3333-308-xx
25mm (1") 360° Type 1-C3333-309-xx
32mm (1.25") 360° Type 1-C3333-310-xx
40mm (1.5") 360° Type 1-C3333-311-xx
50mm (2") 360° Type 1-C3333-312-xx

Note: xx denotes drill size which must be quoted when ordering.

GX20 VALVE ACTUATORS

Electric Control Head, Stackable 24V DC (0.2 Amp Continuous) 1-B6793-709
Lever Operated Control Head 1-B6793-705
Lever & Pressure Operated Control Head 1-B6793-706
Pressure Operated Control Head 1-B6793-707
Pressure Operated Control Head, Stackable 1-B6793-708
Cable Operated Control Head 1-B6793-704
Nitrogen Pilot Cylinder (1.77lt) 1-B6793-720
Nitrogen Pilot Cylinder (1.77lt) c/w pressure switch [open under pressure] 1-06-129773-001
Mounting Bracket, Nitrogen Pilot Cylinder 1-B6793-721
Electric Control Head 24V DC (2.0 Amp Momentary) 1-B6793-701
Electric & Cable Operated Control Head 24V DC 1-B6793-702
Electric Control Head 24V DC, Flameproof 1-B6793-703
1484.00 Electric Control Head 24V DC, Explosion Proof 1-B6793-859

MANUAL CONTROLS & PULL BOXES

Pull Box Break Glass 1-B6793-782
Corner Pulley, Watertight 1-B6793-783
Corner Pulley, 1/2" EMT, Standard 1-B6793-784
1/16" Cable x 100ft (30.5m) length 1-B6793

PILOT HOSES & FITTINGS

Master Cylinder Adaptor Kit 1-B6793-770
Pilot Hose, 559mm (22") 1-B6793-771
Pilot Hose, 762mm (30") 1-B6793-772
Male Straight Adaptor, 5/16" Hose to 1/8" NPT 1-B6793-773
Male Elbow Adaptor, 5/16" Hose to 1/8" NPT 1-B6793-774
Male BranchTee, 5/16" Hose to 1/8" NPT 1-B6793-775

PILOT HOSE ADAPTORS

Hose to Pressure Operated Device, 1/2" NPT to 5/16" 1-C3466-301
Hose to Pipework (Discharge), 3/4" BSP to 5/16" 1-C3496-304
Hose to Hose Connector, 5/16" to 5/16" 1-C3466-302

PRESSURE OPERATED DEVICES

Cylinder Supervisory Pressure Switch, NO/NC - 1-06-118262-001
Discharge Pressure Switch, Standard - 1-B6793-731
Discharge Pressure Switch, 3-Pole, Single Throw, Flameproof - 1-B6793-732
Pressure Trip - 1-B6793-733

1-WARNING/ CAUTION NOTICES

Label (Manual When Occupied) FM-200 - 1-K63499-03
Label Entrance (Caution) FM-200 - 1-K63499-04
Label (Manual Control Point) FM-200 - 1-K63499-05
Label Entrance [Caution] FM-200 in Arabic - 1-K63499A04
Label [Manual Control Point] FM-200 in Arabic - 1-K63499A05
Label Entrance [Caution] FM-200, Vinyl Self-adhesive - 1-C9176-801
Label [Manual Control Point] FM-200, Vinyl Self-adhesive - 1-C9176-802

ACTUATOR ADAPTORS

Non-stackable Electric Control Head to Conduit Adaptor M20 Conduit, BS6053 - 1-C3494-302
Stackable Solenoid to Conduit Adaptor M20 Conduit BS6053 - 1-C3494-303
Cable Only Operating Control Head Piping Entry 3/8" BSP Female - 1-C3494-304

TRANSFER SWITCH

Main to Reserve Transfer Switch, electric - 1-B6793-790

RECOMMENDED FM-200 SPARES

Valve Gauge FM200 (PSI) - 1-06-117879-000
Valve Gauge FM200 GCV EU (Bar) - 1-06-117879-100

GCV 40 VALVE (TPED)

Complete Valve Assembly, 40mm NB, inc. safety caps and pressure ind - 1-B6793-793

GCV 50 VALVE (TPED)

Complete Valve Assembly, 50mm NB, inc. safety caps and pressure ind - 1-B6793-792

GCV 65 VALVE

Complete Valve Assembly, 80mm NB, inc. safety caps and pressure ind - 1-K63536-04
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