Viking Corporation News

Fomtec’s Aqueous Film Forming Foam Concentrate (AFFF) And ARC Receives FM Approvals For Usage

Fomtec has received FM approvals for two products. Both Fomtec AFFF 3% S and Fomtec ARC 3x3 S has been tested according to FM test standard 5130 with a series of Viking Sprinkler heads. Fomtec AFFF 3% S: was on Heptane using Viking VK 100, VK 102, VK 200 & VK 202. Fomtec ARC 3x3 S: was on Heptane, IPA and Acetone using VK 100, VK 102, VK 200 & VK 202.

Viking Announces Freedom® Residential Sprinkler System Chosen To Protect The Flex House At PCBC Expo

Viking’s Freedom® Residential Sprinkler System has been chosen to protect a new flexible, intelligent, and “right-sized” model home on display at year 2017’s PCBC Expo. The Flex House, presented by Green Builder Media and Shelter Dynamics, is a model home that features a flexible living space that is completely connected, intelligent, resilient, and sustainable. Visitors to PCBC in San Diego, June 28 and 29, can find the Flex House at Booth #705. “Viking is hon...

Viking Corporation Announces K28 ESFR Sprinkler Is Now FM Approved To Protect High-Piled Storage

Viking Corporation, a global provider in fire protection and life safety systems, announced that its K28 ESFR sprinkler is now FM Approved to protect high-piled storage up to 50 feet (15,2 m) in storage facilities with ceilings as high as 55 feet (16,7 m), without requiring an in-rack sprinkler system. As a result, the Model VK514 pendent sprinkler can significantly reduce installation and maintenance costs while increasing racking flexibility in warehouses as high as 55 feet (16,7 m). The new...

Viking Announces The Launch Of New Revit Toolbar For Fire Protection Systems

The Viking Corporation, a global provider of fire protection and life safety systems, announced the release of “Viking Tools for Revit,” an innovative suite of Revit add-ins dedicated to the design of fire protection systems. Revit, from Autodesk, is multidisciplinary BIM software used by building design professionals to produce consistent, coordinated, and complete model-based building designs and documentation. Fire protection professionals can now leverage Viking’s tools to...

Viking Electronics Unveils PB-3 Panic Button To Aid Emergency Response For Efficient Asset Management

Make discreet emergency calls at the touch of a button – reliable emergency communication is at your fingertips with the PB-3 Panic Button from Viking Electronics. “This is what people have been asking for – it’s quick, it’s discrete, it’s reliable. People know they can trust the PB-3 when it counts.” – Greg Yocom, Engineering Manager, Viking Electronics. Place discreet emergency phone calls The PB-3 panic button is designed to mount under a des...

Viking Corporations Custom Design Cover Plates Allow For Exclusive Customer Design Capabilities

The Viking Corporation, a provider of fire protection and life safety systems, offers the ability for customers to order custom design cover plates for both residential and commercial sprinkler projects. This new cULus Listed and FM Approved feature, exclusive to Viking, allows customers to include logos and custom artwork on their sprinkler cover plates. The new custom design process is possible for almost any Viking flat cover plate, including small, standard, extra-large orifice, sidewall, a...

Viking Corporation Improves Listing For VK950 COIN Sprinkler That Eliminates Need For Draft Curtains In Most Applications

The Viking Corporation, a global provider of fire protection and life safety systems, has enhanced the cULus listing for its 5.6 (80) K-factor quick response COIN sprinkler. The new listing allows the VK950 upright sprinkler to protect combustible concealed spaces without the use of draft curtains in most applications, making it an ideal replacement for competitive sprinklers that have more stringent and expensive draft curtain requirements. The new VK950 UL Listing applies when sprinkler spaci...

Viking Corporation Unveils VK960 And VK962 Window Sprinklers With Spacing Advantages For Protection Of Interior Glazing

The Viking Corporation, a global renowned provider of fire protection and life safety systems, has announced the availability of new specific application window sprinklers, VK960 and VK962 models. Designed to provide interior protection of windows or glazing, the sprinklers are used with fixed glazed assemblies to provide an alternative to a fire resistance rated wall assembly and feature a unique spray pattern that coats the surface of the glass with water, reducing the risk of cracking or sha...

Viking Corporation Introduces Specific Application Window Sprinklers For Use With Fixed Glazed Assemblies

The Viking Corporation, a global pioneer in fire protection and life safety systems, announced availability of new specific application window sprinklers. Designed to provide interior protection of windows or glazing, the sprinklers are used with fixed glazed assemblies to provide an alternative to a fire resistance rated wall assembly and feature a unique spray pattern that coats the surface of the glass with water, reducing the risk of cracking or shattering glass in the event of a fire. Wind...

Life Safety Systems Manufacturer Viking Corporation Releases CPVC Sprinkler Head Adapter

The Viking Corporation, a global provider of fire protection and life safety systems, introduced a new CPVC sprinkler head adapter that allows for installation without the use of thread tape or sealant. Manufactured with BlazeMaster® CPVC compound at Viking’s plastics plant in Charlestown, Indiana, the InstaSeal® adapter allows for fast and easy sprinkler installation. Brass Threads With An EPDM Seat The InstaSeal® CPVC sprinkler head adapter features brass threads with an EP...

Viking Corp. Announces List Price Adjustment For 2020 For Its Fire Sprinklers, Valves, And Other Products

Due to increasing cost pressures throughout operations, Viking will increase list prices by an average of three percent effective Monday, January 20, 2020. This price adjustment will impact Viking Corporation’s complete line of fire sprinklers, valves, systems, BlazeMaster CPVC products, and related devices. This announcement pertains to all global regions. List Price Adjustment  To receive current pricing, purchase orders must be accepted prior to the close of business on Friday, J...

Viking Corporation’s K28 ESFR Sprinkler Receives FM Approval For Ceiling-Only Sprinkler Protection

The Viking Corporation, a global pioneer in fire protection and life safety systems, announced an enhanced FM Approval for its K28 ESFR sprinkler. This new FM Approval allows the Model VK514 sprinkler to protect 50 ft (15,2 m) high warehouses with significantly less water than other available protection methods. Racked Storage Up To 50 ft A design of nine sprinklers in a 3x3 array at 40 psi (2,8 bar) is now possible, provided that a secondary calculation is satisfied for four sprinklers at 80...

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