In pressure gauge , Armstrong Fluid Technology has unveiled its Design Envelope hearth pump unit together with Fire Pump Manager, a linked service for monitoring pump efficiency.
In addition to offering necessary new security benefits, Armstrong’s Design Envelope fire pump holds the distinction of being the primary self-regulating variable-speed fireplace pump to satisfy NFPA-20 (2019 Edition), Section 4.8 standards.
“Key value factors for customers are the price savings and performance enhancements that result from eliminating many pressure-reducing valves from the sprinkler system,” stated Steven Baird, marketing manager, Fire Products, Building Systems Solutions. “This design allows simplification of the piping design for a safer, more economical fireplace suppression system.”

Other the benefits embody cost-savings of as a lot as £1,100 (US$1,500) per sprinkler department, per ground; elevated reliability and safety; higher design flexibility; the flexibility to predict and report potential equipment failure; and a reduction within the number of zones in a sprinkler system and the potential elimination of storage tanks.
“The Fire Pump Manager feature helps to make sure secure, reliable performance in fireplace suppression methods, and offers complete transparency into the testing and reliability of the pump,” Baird added.