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Deluge Valve, Electric Actuation

Series 700D/DG/DX - 04/14C01 Local Resetting

Technical Data

The Inbal Electrically Controlled
Deluge System series 700DG-04C is FM
approved to 175 psi (12 bar) in sizes 3",
4", 6", and 8" (80, 100, 150, and 200
mm). Consult the FM Approval Guide
for acceptable applications. Inbal
Deluge Valves have Lloyd's, DNV, and
ABS TypeApprovals for all sizes.

Model Numbers
Inlet End Outlet End Model No.
Threaded Threaded 711DG-04C01
Threaded Grooved 716DG-04C01
Flanged Flanged 733DG-04C01
Flanged Grooved 736DG-04C01
Grooved Grooved 766DG-04C01
Wafer Wafer 799DG-04C01

Model 799DG-04C01 "DG"can be replaced with "D" or "DX" depends

on the Inbal Automatic Water Control Valve series
in use. See bulletins F02-01-01, F02-02-01, and
The above model numbers refer to fully trimmed
valves. For basic trim, replace "04" with "14".
(See also bulletin F01-03-01 for control trims "24"
General Description & "34"). For example: 736DX -14C01 is an inlet
flanged end, outlet grooved end deluge valve with
Inbal Deluge Valve resetting is merely basic, electrically actuated trim.
The Inbal Deluge Valve with Electric
Actuation Trim is specifically designed done by activating the reset knob.
for fire protection systems actuated by an The control trim includes all the pilot Sizes
electric detection and release system. valves, accessories, fittings, and gauges Threaded End:
The Inbal Automatic Water Control to provide for proper operation in either 1", 2", 2", & 3"(40, 50, 65, & 80 mm).
Valve used in this deluge system is a vertical or horizontal installation. The Flanged and Grooved Ends:
pressure operated, sleeve actuated, axial standard material Inbal Deluge Valve is 1", 2", 2 ", 3", 4", 6", 8", 10", & 12"
valve designed for use in fire protection rated to 300 psi (21 bar) working (40, 50, 65, 80, 100, 150, 200, 250, &
systems. pressure, but due to the Solenoid Valve's 300 mm).
The Inbal Electrically Actuated Deluge lower pressure rating, it is limited to 175 Wafer End:
Valve is used for automatic or manual psi (12 bar). It is available in sizes 1" 3", 4", 6", 8", 10", & 12" (80, 100,150,
operation. Electric activation of the (40 mm) to 12" (300 mm) with threaded, 200, 250, & 300 mm).
Inbal Deluge system requires a solenoid flanged, grooved, or wafer inlet and
valve actuated by a control panel with outlet ends. End Standards
heat, smoke, or flame detectors. When The only moving part in the Inbal Threaded End:
the detection system operates, the Deluge Valve, when it operates, is the NPT or BSPT.
control (fire alarm & releasing) panel reinforced sleeve, which forms a drip- Flanged End:
energizes the Solenoid Valve to open. tight seal with the corrosion resistant ANSI B16.5 class 150 & 300 ;
When the Solenoid Valve is actuated core. It has a smooth opening to prevent ISO 7005 -PN10, 16 & 25 ;
either automatically or manually, or any water hammer in the piping system. BS 10 Table D & E ;
when a manual release station is operated The unique design and variety of AS 2129 Table D & E ;
locally or remotely, the Inbal Deluge materials and coatings make the Inbal Jis B 2212, 2213, 2214.
Valve opens and water flows from all Deluge Valve ideally suitable for use Wafer End:
open sprinklers and/or nozzles on the with brackish or sea water, similar to Fits most of the above standards.
system. As soon as the releasing system those found in chemical and petrochemi- Grooved End:
and the sprinkler piping are reset, the cal facilities or in offshore platforms. ANSI/AWWA C606-87.

Pressure Rating Control Trim electric, pneumatic, and/or hydraulic
Maximum working pressure: 175 psi release.
(12 bar). Higher working pressure is On standard, the control trim is supplied ! Additional functions such as pressure
available depends on the specific preassembled in sections. If self control or another release system,
solenoid valve in use. assembly is required, all the trim could be added on the same valve body.
components are supplied in loose form.
Temperature Range The complete control trim includes the Operation
Water: Max. +1500F (+650C). following components :
! Solenoid Valve . The Control Chamber of the Inbal
Installation Position ! Flow Release Pilot (F.R.P.) with a built- Automatic Water Control Valve is the
Vertical or horizontal. in check valve. annular space between the valve
! Y-Strainer with a stainless steel screen. Housing and the Sleeve. The valve is
Solenoid Valve ! Alarm Test Valve - 3 way, L-port, held in a closed position as long as inlet
Standard quarter turn ball valve. pressure is maintained in the Control
2 way, normally closed, 24 V DC, model ! Trim Shutoff Valve, Flow Test Valve, Chamber.
157-42 or 157-52. and Drain Valve are quarter turn ball The electric actuation trim consists of a
See bulletin F30-11-01. valves. Solenoid Valve connected to the
! Supply and System Pressure Gauges, hydraulic line, and is controlled by the
with dual scale (psi and bar). detection system and the control (Fire
Energized to open, energized to close, ! Pressure Gauge Valves - 3 way, quarter Alarm & Releasing) panel. A manual
and magnetic latch (impulse) types in turn ball valves. emergency electric station and an alarm
various voltages, frequencies, ! Drain Cup and drain tubes. bell are incorporated electrically into the
enclosures, and pressure ratings. ! Automatic Drain Valves. control panel and detector circuits. The
See bulletins F30-10-01 and F30-12-01. ! Emergency Release Station. control panel includes a battery charging
Materials circuit. In the event of a power failure,
Standard Features the control panel automatically switches
Valve Housing: to battery power.
Forged Steel (SAE 1021). ! No Moving Mechanical Parts In the set position, the water pressure is
Valve Ends and Wafer Flow Test & Drain (N.M.M.P.) construction ensures a long applied to the Control Chamber of the
Ends: life of dependable operation, reducing Inbal Deluge Valve and to the Solenoid
Ductile Iron (ASTM A536 65-45-12). the cost of maintenance. Valve from the upstream of the Water
Threaded, Flanged, and Grooved Flow ! Quick, yet soft opening performance - Supply Valve. The de-energized Sole-
Test & Drain Ends: eliminates water hammer and conse- noid Valve is closed. Consequently, the
Carbon Steel (SAE 1020). quent damages. Inbal Deluge Valve stays closed.
Sleeve: ! The line pressure is sufficient to close The Inbal Deluge Valve opens wide
SMR5 Elastomer reinforced with Poly- the Inbal Valve tightly. Can perform when the detection system senses the
ester and Kevlar. also, when water supply valve is not in presence of fire, and an electrical signal
Control Trim: use. to the control panel activates the
Brass Nickel Chrome plated, Stainless ! Optional opening and/or closing speed Solenoid Valve. The Solenoid Valve
Steel, and Galvanized Steel. control is available. opens also when the manual emergency
! Fast and easy reset by thumb activated electric station is activated. The
Optional knob. energized Solenoid Valve releases water
Cast Steel ; ! Supplied as standard preassembled in from the Inbal Valve Control Chamber.
Bronze ; sections - saves the self-assembly cost. The Inbal Deluge Valve opens fully
Nickel Aluminium Bronze ; ! Can be installed vertically or introducing a flow of water to the system
Stainless Steel AISI 316 ; horizontally. while activating the alarm devices.
Super Austenitic Stainless Steel ; ! Compact design - minimum space for Water will flow from any open sprinklers
Super Duplex Stainless Steel ; valve and trim. and/or spray nozzles on the system. The
Titanium. ! Unique principle of operation prevents operation of the Inbal Deluge Valve and
false operation due to water surges. the flow released from the Control
Coating ! Pressure rating to 300 psi (21 bar), Chamber activate the Flow Release Pilot
Standard provided a compatible solenoid valve is (F.R.P.) to latch in an open position,
Powder epoxy coated. Thickness: 0.004" used. isolating the Control Chamber from the
(0.1 mm) external and internal surfaces. ! Wide range of sizes for an ideal system inlet water supply. The F.R.P. operation
Optional design. prevents the Inbal Deluge Valve from
! Control trim made of high grade closing even if the open releasing
High built epoxy coated and polyure-
materials as standard. Solenoid Valve closes. The Inbal Valve
thane finish. Thickness: 0.01" (0.3 mm).
! Epoxy coating supplied as standard - will close only when the Resetting
Halar coated. Thickness: 0.02"
ensures excellent corrosion resistance. procedure is followed.
(0.5 mm).
! Variety of available materials - to The Emergency Release Valve is used
Halar is a registered trademark of Ausimont USA Inc. ensure corrosion-free service even for emergency actuation of the Inbal
under severe conditions. Deluge Valve and for routine testing.
! The same basic trim is compatible with

Installation Schematic Control Diagram _ 700DG- 04C01
Refer to the Trim Chart applicable to the s tem
Electric Sy
specific Inbal Deluge Valve model in Alarm cti
use. ic D
Fir Ele
01.When the Inbal Deluge Valve is Re e Ala
lea rm
sin &
delivered, carefully unpack and To Water
el To System
check that there has been no damage To Alarm Alarm
to the operating components, piping, Switch
To optional release
systems (hydraulic,
and fittings. 100

electric, or pneumatic).

02.Always flush the pipelines before 300


installing the Inbal Valve. 0


03.Place the Inbal Valve in the piping at 4

the outlet of the Water Supply Valve. To
Verify that the arrow on the valve 5

Housing matches the actual flow

3 18b
direction. Determine which side the
To Drain
system will be accessed from and ER VA

locate the Inbal Deluge Valve



To Drain
2 To
04.Install the Inbal Deluge Valve in the Drain
pipeline. Use gaskets, bolts, stud Water
To Drain
bolts, bolt sleeves, and nuts as Valve
To Drain
required by the valve ends.
05.Complete the trim assembly by
connecting the preassembled
sections, or assemble the trim if
ordered in loose component form. 1 Inbal Automatic Water Control Valve 7a Supply Pressure Gauge
Refer to the applicable Trim Chart 2 Emergency Release Station 7b System Pressure Gauge
and Installation Guide. 3 Flow Release Pilot (F.R.P.) 17 Alarm Test Valve
4 Automatic Drain Valves 18a Flow Test Valve
06.The water pressure supply to the 5 Trim Shutoff Valve 18b Drain Valve
control trim must always be sourced 6 Y-Strainer 30 Solenoid Valve
from the inlet of the Water Supply
Valve through a " pipe.
0 7.Assemble the Solenoid Valve
according to the drawing, the
applicable solenoid valve bulletin,
and the direction of flow. The Resetting
Solenoid Valve must be wired in The Inbal Deluge Valve system must be 06.Inspect the trim and alarm Y-
accordance with the requirements of reset and restored to service as soon as Strainers. Clean if necessary.
the authorities having jurisdiction possible after automatic, emergency, or 07. Verify that the Emergency Release
and/or NEC, IEC, or CENELEC manual actuation. Valve is in a closed position.
standards and Codes. Wiring should
The procedure is as follows: 08.Open the Trim Shutoff Valve. Push
be done by a licensed electrician.
01. Close the Water Supply Valve. Water and hold the reset knob on the F.R.P.
08.Set the Inbal Deluge Valve by flow alarms are reset. and allow water pressure to build up
following the Resetting procedure. 02. Close the Trim Shutoff Valve. in the trim and in the Inbal Valve
09.Test the Inbal Valve, the trim, and the 03. De-energize the Solenoid Valve by Control Chamber. Wait and verify
alarms according to the Testing resetting the detection system and the that the pressure readings on both
procedure. Fire Alarm & Releasing Panel. Verify pressure gauges are equal.
that the Solenoid Valve is in a closed 09.Release the reset knob on the Flow
position and the Electric Alarm is Release Pilot (F.R.P.).
reset. 10.Close the Flow Test Valve.
04. Open the Flow Test Valve and Drain 11. Fully open the Water Supply Valve.
Valve, allowing all the water to drain. Verify that there is no flow from the
05. Inspect and replace any portion of the Drain Valve, downstream of the
detection system subjected to fire Inbal Valve.
conditions. 12.Close the Drain valve.

Deluge Valve, Electric Actuation
Series 700D/DG/DX - 04/14C01

Alarm Testing Trip Testing

Maintenance, Inspection, & Testing
A quarterly Alarm Testing is An annual Trip Testing is recommended.
It is recommended that periodic inspec- recommended: Performing the Trip Testing will cause
tions and tests be conducted by qualified 1.Test the Water Motor Alarm or Alarm water to flow from all open sprinklers
personnel to ensure that the Inbal Pressure Switch by opening the and nozzles. Prevent damage by taking
Deluge Valve and related equipment are Alarm Test Valve. necessary precautions.
in good operating condition. The 2.WaterMotor Alarm should be audible. 1.Open the Flow Test Valve to flush
inspection and testing activities should Alarm Pressure Switch should away any debris or foreign particles
be done according to NFPA Standards, activate. which may have accumulated in the
the guidelines and regulations of the 3. Close the Alarm Test Valve. All local Inbal Deluge Valve inlet.
authorities having jurisdiction, and the alarms should stop sounding and 2. Close the Flow Test Valve.
following instructions. It is recom- pressure switch is reset. 3. Trip the Inbal Valve to open by
mended that the Deluge Valve be tested, 4.Verify that the supply piping to the either:
operated, cleaned, and inspected at least alarm drains properly. a) Actuating the Solenoid Valve.
on a routine basis. b) Opening the Emergency Release
Deluge Trim Testing Valve.
Inspection A semi-annual Deluge Trim Testing The water in the Inbal Valve Control
A weekly Inspection is recommended: is recommended. Testing of the control Chamber is released to the atmos-
1. Verify that the Water Supply Valve is trim is conducted with no flow of water phere. The Inbal Deluge Valve will
sealed in fully open position. to the system. open wide and water will flow to the
2. Verify that the required water pressure 1.Open the Flow Test Valve to flush system. All the alarms should
is being applied to the Inbal Deluge away debris or foreign particles which operate. Verify that the whole system
Valve inlet and trim. may have accumulated in the Inbal is working properly.
3. Verify that the Trim Shutoff Valve, Deluge Valve inlet. 4. Reset the valve by performing the
Alarm Test Valve, Emergency Release 2. Close the Flow Test Valve. instructions in Resetting .
Valve, Pressure Gauge Valves, Flow 3.Close the Water Supply Valve
Test Valve, and Drain Valve are in set installed in the inlet of the Inbal Removal
position. Deluge Valve. To remove the Inbal Deluge Valve:
4. The Supply and System Pressure 4.Energize the Solenoid Valve by 1.Close all the pressure supplies:
Gauges should be checked for manually operating the Fire Alarm & a) Water Supply Valve.
accuracy. Releasing Panel. The Electric Alarm b) Trim Shutoff Valve.
5.Visually inspect for disconnected should operate and a trickle of water 2.Disconnect the electric wires from the
wires, broken or missing parts, or should be drained from the deluge Solenoid Valve. The electric work
other evidence of impaired protection. trim. Wait and verify that the pressure should be done by a licensed
reading on the System Pressure electrician.
Strainer Cleaning Gauge drops to zero which simulates 3.Open the Emergency Release Valve to
A quarterly Strainer Cleaning is an open position of the Inbal Valve. release the water pressure from the
recommended: 5.Reset the valve by performing the Inbal Valve Control Chamber.
1. Close the Trim Shutoff Valve. instructions in Resetting . 4.Open the Flow Test Valve and Drain
2.Remove the covers of the trim and Valve to allow all the water to drain.
alarm Y-Strainers. Clean if necessary. 5.Disconnect the union and remove the
3. Open the Trim Shutoff Valve. trim from the valve.
6.Remove the Inbal Valve from the line
for inspection.
7.To reinstall, follow the Installation
procedure (use new gaskets for
flanged or wafer valve).

The Data Sheet For Inquiries/Orders
(bulletin F01-05-01) should be

Magisco Inbal Valves Ltd. 28 High St. Tettenhall, Wolverhampton WV6 8QT,United Kingdom.Tel: + 44-1902-561-111, Fax: + 44-1902-561-113, E- mail: inbal @
March 2000 / F03-04-01