Bookmark and Share

New Standard Response Version of Viking's Mirage® Commercial Concealed Sprinkler Now Available

Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 11am

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Hastings, Michigan, USA – The Viking Corporation, a global leader in fire protection and life safety systems, has added a new standard response version to its Mirage® family of commercial concealed pendent sprinklers.  The new Model VK492 features a 5 mm glass bulb and is FM Approved and cULus Listed for Light and Ordinary Hazard occupancies.  This new standard coverage sprinkler is offered in addition to all existing Mirage® concealed sprinklers from Viking.

In markets that follow the NFPA Installation Standards, the primary application for the new VK492 sprinkler is in tenant improvement, renovation, and sprinkler replacement projects.  When modifications are made to existing Light Hazard sprinkler systems that were initially installed with standard response sprinklers, the NFPA 13 Standard requires that standard response sprinklers be used, to match the original design of the system.  The new VK492 provides a cULus Listed and FM Approved option for this situation.

Viking’s new standard response Mirage® sprinkler has a K-factor of 5.6 (81) and is available in 155°F (68°C), 175°F (79°C), and 200°F (93°C) temperature ratings.  The VK492 requires the same installation wrench, and is offered with the same cover plate options, as Viking’s quick response Mirage® concealed sprinkler, Model VK462.

 

Viking is a global leader in the manufacture and distribution of innovative fire protection and life safety systems.  For nearly 100 years the company’s products and services have protected lives and property worldwide from the devastating effects of fire.  For more information on Viking’s complete line of fire protection products and services, please visit www.vikinggroupinc.com or call 800-968-9501.