VIEGA PRESS FOR FIRE PROTECTION
For the pipes carrying the fire extinguishing water in the Statue of Liberty, the renovation team chose the ProPress Copper piping system, based on that material’s proven qualities of durability and cost-effectiveness. The complete system has been awarded UL approval in North America.
Viega offers fire protection systems that are suitable for nearly every type of building, ranging in size and complexity from one- and two-family dwellings to industrial factories.
With unmatched reliability and true versatility, Viega fire protection systems are available in multiple materials like copper, stainless and carbon steel for commercial/industrial applications.
Viega makes fire protection installations simple with reliable integrated system solutions that reduce callbacks and increase confidence on the job and afterward.
Available in the following:
- ProPress copper ½ to 4” for 13, 13R and 13D applications, UL 213/FM Class 1920
- ProPress Stainless 304 and 316 1/2 to 4” for 13, 13R and 13D applications UL/ANSI
213 and 852
- MegaPress 3/4 to 2” for 13, 13R and 13D applications T304 UL/ANSI 213 FM Class
Refer to specific specification sheets for detailed certifications and approvals.
BENEFITS OF EACH MATERIAL FOR YOUR FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEM
Carbon steel – Has a high tensile strength to withstands harsh temperatures
Stainless Steel – Chemical resistant. Great for environments like food processing plants that
need to be disinfected daily. Stainless is also more aesthetically pleasing in exposed
Copper – Great in commercial spaces. Approved under NFPA standards.