Victaulic, the world’s leading manufacturer of mechanical pipe-joining systems, will be sending industry experts to present at the FPANZ “Getting it Right” seminars across New Zealand. The first seminar kicks off on 22 September and runs from 10:30am – 12:30pm for five consecutive days in Auckland, Rotorua, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin.
Flexible sprinkler drop technology has gained ever-growing acceptance around the world since its development. It is the latest in fire protection technology easing concerns commonly associated with hard pipe sprinkler drop installation and performance. While New Zealand is an early adopter of flexible drops, the market continues to evolve as better product designs lead to higher system performance and more efficient installation.
Victaulic Senior Engineer Jack Carbone, will be leading the Victaulic section of the FPANZ Getting it Right seminar series, sharing his knowledge on fire protection systems, including fire protection valves and sprinklers, flexible sprinklers systems and how Victaulic supports installers in the use and application of flexible drop systems.
David Sharkey, Vice President Australia, New Zealand, and South East Asia said, “As Victaulic continues to release increasingly innovative products, our influence in the fire protection industry continues to grow. We believe this seminar will help installers deliver systems of the highest calibre to their clients, while providing them with the tools needed to grow their business.”
Seminar attendees can expect to walk away with the ability to identify various designs of flexible hoses and brackets and comprehend the important differences in how they perform. Attendees will also learn to recognise and inspect properly installed flexible sprinkler fitting systems, comprehend the hydraulic performances of flexible drop systems, locate technical support information for flexible hoses and lastly grasp why flexible drops are important components in fire safety.