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Quiet Compressors for Pre-Action Systems

In our other blog post, Air Compressors in Pre-Action Systems, we talked about the importance of selecting an air compressor built specifically for reliability in specialized applications. Today, we’d like to introduce our new Q Series as a perfect quiet air compressor for pre-action systems that are used in or near occupied spaces.

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Regarding the Seismic Qualification of Air Compressors for Fire Protection Systems

As the prevalence of code stipulating seismic qualifications and certifications for fire protection equipment increases inside and outside of California, as well as in federal government building specifications, we are increasingly asked about the seismic certification of our air compressors and pumping systems. Here is our response: Certain nonstructural components are exempt from seismic design… Read more …

How to Wire a Pressure Switch for Air Compressors

View Pressure Switches » A problem General Air Products’ service representatives see on a regular basis is incorrect wiring at installation. Often times, out of habit, electricians or installers wire directly to the compressor motor. DO NOT WIRE DIRECTLY TO THE MOTOR. In a fire protection air compressor the pressure switch is the brain that… Read more …