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    • Abstract: Project Name: Item #®September 2008Amerex® KP Wet Chemical FireSuppression SystemType:q Wet Chemical - Amerex® (KP)Kitchen Protection SystemStyle:q Prepipe (Any US or Export Job site)

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Project Name: Item #
®
September 2008
Amerex® KP Wet Chemical Fire
Suppression System
Type:
q Wet Chemical - Amerex® (KP)
Kitchen Protection System
Style:
q Prepipe (Any US or Export Job site)
q US (Continental United States Only)
q Export (Any job site outside the Continental
United States)
QUIck APPLIcAtION STANDARD FEATURES:
The hood(s) shall contain a factory engineered and pre- • UL and ULC Listed - Meets UL 300 requirements
piped, UL Listed, Wet Chemical, Amerex® KP restaurant • Liquid tight fittings for all hood penetrations where fully welded
fire suppression system. The system piping shall be • Low pH agent
installed in the hood at the time of construction above the
hood or within the supply plenum, and shall be concealed • Reliable cartridge activated
from view. No exposed piping is acceptable, with the • Chrome appliance drops
exception of appliance drops. The system shall be capable
OPTIONS:
of automatic detection and actuation and/or remote manual
actuation. The system shall have the fire suppression q Mechanical Gas Shut-Off Valves
capabilities to protect the duct(s), plenum(s), filter area(s) __ 3/4 in. (19 mm) __ 1 in. (25 mm) __ 1 1/4 in. (32 mm)
and cooking equipment. __ 1 1/2 in. (38 mm) __ 2 in. (50 mm) __ 2 1/2 in. (64 mm)
__ 3 in. (76 mm)
The Prepipe only system includes schedule 40 black iron
pipe, detectors, and chrome appliance drops. The remain- q Electrical Gas Shut-Off Valves
der of the system is not included and is provided by others. __ 3/4 in. (19 mm) __ 1 in. (25 mm) __ 1 1/2 in. (38 mm)
Available for any job site. __ 2 in. (50 mm) __ 3 in. (76 mm)
The US system includes all parts to complete the system q No Gas Valve (for electrical cooking appliance line-ups only)
as well as field installation and certification. Mechanical
or electrical gas valves shall be available for gas line shut-
off applications and two (SPDT) single pull double throw
microswitches for activation of the shunt trip breaker
(provided by others) for electrical equipment. The system
shall also include the MRM mechanical release module,
agent cylinder, agent, detectors, fusible links or pneumatic
tubing, liquid tight fittings, remote manual pull station, ®�
and schedule 40 black iron pipe with chrome sleeving for
exposed areas. A certified local Amerex® distributor shall
be selected by the factory for final system hook-up. The Wet Chemical Fire Suppression System is ideally suitable
The Export system includes schedule 40 black iron pipe, for use in restaurants, hospitals, nursing homes, hotels,
detectors, chrome appliance drops, additional conduit and schools, airports and other similar facilities.
black iron to complete the system, the MRM mechanical
release module, agent cylinder, agent, detectors, fusible The system discharges wet chemical onto the hazard area
links or pneumatic tubing, liquid tight fittings, remote with all nozzles discharging simultaneously. As it smothers the
manual pull station and gas valve. The field installed parts hot grease, a foam blanket is formed, sealing off combustible
will be shipped to the freight forwarder by the manufacturer vapors to help prevent fire reflashes.
in a separate shipment. The remainder of the system is not
included and is provided by others. Code Information
Exceptions: The Amerex® KP Restaurant Fire Suppression System is
Pneumatic tubing cannot be used over solid fuel appliances. constructed in compliance with the following:
• National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
Due to continuous research Greenheck reserves the right to
change specifications without notice. Bulletin #96 and #17A
• UL Standard 300 Listed
• ISO 9001-2000
Amerex ® kP Wet chemIcAL
®
FIRE SUPPRESSION PROgRAm
This program applies only to the continental United States
The basic wet chemical fire suppression system includes the following:
• Pre-piping of the kitchen hood with schedule 40 black iron pipe (chrome drops field installed)
• Fuel shut-off device:
A. *Choice of a mechanical gas valve, or
B. *Choice of an electrical gas valve with a manual reset relay.
(The installation of the valve is the responsibility of the plumbing contractor)
• Two single-pole, double throw microswitches are provided for use with electric appliances. This device can also be
used with alarm systems, fan shutdown, and electric gas solenoid valves. (The wiring of this device is the responsibility
of the electrical contractor.)
• *All detectors, links or pneumatic tubing, release mechanism, tank and fire suppression agent.
• One manual pull station for remote surface mounting. (this must be in the path of egress, at a maximum distance of 20
ft. (6.1 meters) from the release mechanism)
• An Amerex® tank and release mechanism (for remote mounting only).
• Final field hook-up* to be performed by a non-union certified Amerex® distributor.
• Greenheck Hood Mounted Fire Cabinet Hook-Up to consist of:
Hook-up of detection lines, hook-up of supply lines, mount and hook-up of remote manual pull, hook-up of mechanical
gas valve (if applicable), and tag system.
• Greenheck Remote Mounted Fire Cabinet Hook-Up to consist of:
Hang MRM release and additional tanks if multiple system, hook-up of detection lines, hook-up of supply lines, mount
and hook-up of remote manual pull, hook-up of mechanical gas valve (if applicable), tag system.
• Three trips out to the job site is included.
• Any state or local installation permits
• Puff or Air test
* Items supplied by the assigned Amerex® distributor
The basic wet chemical fire suppression system does not include the following:
• Special drawings required by state or local codes, plan examination fees, PE or FS approval stamp
• Full dump test, testing other than what is specified on the restaurant system installation manual, or special
requirements to satisfy a state or local code
• Union labor, government labor, or prevailing wages required for final field hook-up
• Special classes or additional labor for access to security sensitive areas
• Installation of the gas shut-off valve (gas piping connections)
• Rough-in of hidden conduit for remote pull stations (flush mount) or gas valves
• Installation of more that one (1) remote pull station per system
• Pull stations installed at a distance greater that 20 feet (6.1 meters)
• Release modules and tanks installed at a distance greater than 60 inches (1.5 meters).
• The cost of and installation of any electrical shut-off hardware other than the snap action switch, manual reset
relay or pressure switch (i.e. shunt trip breaker or electrical contactors)
• All electrical connections required fan shut down, shut down of electric cooking equipment, connections from the
restaurant system to any fire alarm control panel or system
• More than three trips to the job site or special transportation, or overnight lodging required for hook-ups in remote
locations (normal travel distance is defined as a 50 mile (80.5 km) radius from the distributor’s office)
• Any dismantling or reassembly required to gain access to the fire suppression piping located on top of the hood.
• Parts or labor required to correct piping due to cooking equipment changes or deviations from plans
• Any charges for missing or additional parts other than those indicated on the attached fire suppression detail
Note: The customer is responsible for and will be invoiced separately for any additional parts or services not
covered in the above items.
Amerex® KP
Copyright © 2008 Greenheck Fan Corp. Rev 5 September 2008


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