VdS (VdS Schadenverhütung GmbH) has announced the release of Compact Guidelines VdS 2100 for dependable pipe connection elements and fittings renewed, comprehensively supplemented with findings for reliable production, with regard to leak tightness and stress crack resistance, as well as other aspects.
Automatic sprinkler systems
The decisive instant protection in case of fire (more often than every 5 minutes in a company in Germany) is automatic sprinkler systems. An important part of these sprinkler systems are of course the pipes that bring the extinguishing water exactly into target.
To ensure a stable water supply, VdS supports manufacturers all over the world with precise specifications, for e.g. reliable connections.
Guidelines VdS 2100-06
We have summarized all the important new findings in compact 19 pages, including informative graphics and tables"
The Guidelines ‘VdS 2100-06, Pipe Connections, Requirements and Test Methods’ have now been renewed by Europe's largest institute for fire protection with technical innovations, as well as additional risk minimization.
“Design specifics, details on documentation, torsion and flame resistance, etc. – We have summarized all the important new findings in compact 19 pages, including informative graphics and tables,” emphasizes Frank Bzdega, the Head of the VdS laboratories for water extinguishing systems at VdS.
Highest level of reliability
Frank Bzdega adds, “All with the aim of making it easier for developers to produce safe quality and to offer installers, operators, insurers and authorities the highest level of reliability in use.”
VdS offers the revised Guidelines free of charge. Interested parties can find ‘VdS 2100-06, Pipe Connections, Requirements and Test Methods’ on the official website of VdS. Also updated and available on the website are the Guidelines VdS 2100-30 for pipe fittings.