Fire Valves and Couplings
What is a fire valve?
Fire valves (also called hose connection valves) according to DIN 86211 PN16 are used to connect hose lines with C or B couplings to water lines, preferably on ships, and for fire extinguishing purposes or deck washing. They are available in various materials and – depending on the type – in nominal sizes DN 25 to DN 100.
A fire valve consists of body, valve insert with cover with plug, spindle and handwheel. It is usually delivered with screwed-on handwheel, stuffing box packing and fixed and blind coupling (with safety chain).
Unlike valves in the standard range, fire valves are usually painted with the special color "fire red RAL 3000".
Which types are available?
- Straight type D
- Angle type E
Which fire valves are available?
- Manually operated
- with radio controll
Where are fire valves used?
Aamong others, hose connection valves are assigned to fire valves (and fittings). They are also known by the abbreviation SAV. The main areas of application for these valves are fire extinguishing and fire protection on ships, in industry or on offshore installations.
What materials are available?
- CuSn5Zn5Pb5 C CC491K also known as RG5 (gunmetal 5)
- CuSn10 Zn (Rg10)
- Bronze Gbz
We supply fire valves in various materials and are at your disposal with special solutions. We look forward to your enquiry and will be happy to advise you!