Side Wall Fire Sprinkler

Globe Commercial: Quick Response: Vertical Sidewall Fire Sprinkler

The Globe GL Series Quick Response Vertical Sidewall Sprinkler is a low profile yet durable design, which utilizes a frangible 3mm glass ampule as the thermosensitive element. While the sprinkler provides an aesthetically pleasing appearance, it can be installed wherever standard spray sprinklers are specified. This sprinkler series is available in various styles, orifices, temperature ratings and finishes to meet varying design requirements. The 8.1K-factor is available as a Upright or Pendent sprinkler.

• See reverse side for Approvals and Specifications.
• Temperature Ratings – 135°F (57°C), 155°F (68°C),
175°F (79°C), 200°F (93°C), 286°F (141°C)
• Water Working Pressure Rating – 175 psi (12 Bars)
• Factory tested hydrostatically to 500 psi (34 Bars)
• Maximum low temperature glass bulb rating is -67°F (-55°C)
• Frame – bronze • Defl ector – brass • Screw – brass
• Lodgement Wire – stainless steel • Bulb seat – copper
• Spring – nickel alloy • Seal – tefl on
• Bulb – glass with alcohol based solution, 3mm size

Product Description

The Globe Quick Response GL Series Sprinklers are a
low profi le yet durable design which utilizes a 3mm frangible glass
ampule as the thermosensitive element. This provides sprinkler
operation approximately six times faster than ordinary sprinklers.
While the Quick Response Sprinkler provides an aesthetically
pleasing appearance, it can be installed wherever standard spray
sprinklers are specifi ed when allowed by the applicable standards.
It offers the additional feature of greatly increased safety
to life and is available in various styles, orifi ces, temperature
ratings and fi nishes to meet many varying design requirements.
Quick Response Sprinklers should be used advisedly and under
the direction of approving authorities having jurisdiction.

The heart of Globe’s GL Series sprinkler proven actuating
assembly is a hermetically sealed frangible glass ampule that
contains a precisely measured amount of fl uid. When heat is absorbed,
the liquid within the bulb expands increasing the internal
pressure. At the prescribed temperature the internal pressure
within the ampule exceeds the strength of the glass causing the
glass to shatter. This results in water discharge which is distributed
in an approved pattern depending upon the defl ector style
used.

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