Our Auxiliary signs design to inform the fire department and maintenance the location of the auxiliary drain and system. The Auxiliary drains are used after a system flush when the main drain leaves water in the system Fire Sprinkler Auxiliary Drain. An auxiliary drain is designed to allow drainage when the main drain valve is insufficient and results in water being trapped within the system. The valve size relative to the pipe used is specified by NFPA.
What is an auxiliary drain? Auxiliary drains – also known as Low-Point Drains or Drum Drips are required for each section of trapped pipe in Dry or Pre-Action Fire Protection Systems. Auxiliary drains collect moisture from the system while minimizing the potential for excessive loss of air pressure.
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