The Globe Series “UMC” Universal Manifold Check is a first of its kind UL Listed and FM Approved complete floor control station or shotgun riser assembly. It is pressure rated for 300 psi (20,6 bar). It provides the most compact “footprint” while delivering all of the necessary components for your floor control station as required by the NFPA Standards. With its multiple available configurations, it allows the contractor to order the suitable configuration for the site-specific needs. The “UMC” Universal Manifold Check is more than just a traditional stand-alone manifold. It serves as a complete floor control station as well as a complete shotgun riser assembly inclusive of; Control Valve; Check Valve; Flow Switch; Test and Drain Assembly; Adjustable Pressure Relief Valve Assembly prepiped to drain; supply gauge (4", 6", and 8") and system gauge (1 1/4" through 8"). The “UMC” Universal Manifold Check replaces the need to order individual “Riser Manifolds” plus control valves, check valves, and relief valve kits as all of these components are integrated into the one compact design, saving space as well as the labor to connect these separate components. The design takes into account both “left-hand” and “right-hand” orientations.
The Globe UMC can be used to meet NFPA 13 requirements for Floor Control Valve Assemblies in multistory buildings exceeding two stories that are zoned by floor — or in any application that specifies separate control and floor zoning.
The UMC is engineered with space savings in mind for those commonly installed applications in stairwell landings and small alcoves. All UMC assemblies include the NFPA 13 required Listed pressure relief valve, which is pre-piped to drain. The relief valve is preset for 175 psi and is adjustable to 310 psi for high-pressure system conditions.
The UMC is also equipped with a test and drain valve. Its test orifice of K2.8 allows it to be used for flow testing any sprinkler system with K-Factors of 2.8 or larger. NFPA 13 requires that the test connection provide a flow rate equal to or less than one sprinkler of a type having the smallest orifice on the system.
Instructional videos can be found here under the 'installation' category.
QD Quick Drain, a UMC accessory, saves approximately 1/2 the time of traditional hard piped drains.
MODEL UMC UNIVERSAL MANIFOLD CHECK ASSEMBLY (With or Without Control Valve) 1¼", 1½", 2", 2½", 76.1mm, 3", 4",6", 165.1mm, 8"GFV-120_20200120CM (.pdf)
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Universal Manifold Check Valve | Model UMC
Model UMC - 1-1/4, 1-1/2, 2, 2-1/2, 3, 4, 6, and 8-inch Universal Manifold Check Valve: Where universal manifold check valves are specified for use in wet-pipe sprinkler systems, as floor control manifolds they shall be specifically listed for such use. Universal manifold check valves shall be ductile iron construction, incorporating a control valve, check valve, flow switch, test & drain assembly, adjustable relief valve, and system gauges in one compact body/footprint, and shall be manufactured for "right" and "left"-hand orientations. The test & drain assemble shall contain an adjustable relief valve, with a range of 175 to 310 psi, and a universal test orifice of K2.8; to provide testing capabilities of systems with k-factors ranging from K2.8 and larger. The Universal Manifold Check valve shall be rated for use at the maximum service pressure of 300 psi and shall be UL listed and FM approved. Universal manifold check valves shall be the Model UMC; as manufactured by Globe Fire Sprinkler Corporation.
. Universal Manifold Check Valve | Model UMC (1-1/4" M x F Threaded)
. Universal Manifold Check Valve | Model UMC (1-1/4" Grooved x Grooved)
. Universal Manifold Check Valve | Model UMC (1-1/2" M x F Threaded)
. Universal Manifold Check Valve | Model UMC (1-1/2" Grooved x Grooved)
. Universal Manifold Check Valve | Model UMC (2" Grooved x Grooved)
. Universal Manifold Check Valve | Model UMC (2-1/2" Grooved x Grooved)
. Universal Manifold Check Valve | Model UMC (3" Grooved x Grooved)
. Universal Manifold Check Valve | Model UMC (4" Grooved x Grooved)
. Universal Manifold Check Valve | Model UMC (6" Grooved x Grooved)
. Universal Manifold Check Valve | Model UMC (8" Grooved x Grooved)
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