Reduced Pressure Detector Assembly, Maxim Series M500, M500N, M500Z (Ames)
Stainless Steel Reduced Pressure Detector Assemblies. Series M500, M500N, M500Z Reduced Pressure Detector Assemblies to prevent the reverse flow of fire protection system substances from being pumped or siphoned into the potable water supply. The M500 incorporates a meter to detect ground leaks and unauthorized illegal taps, greatly reducing annual water expenses. It consists of a compact, stainless steel body with stainless steel internal parts, two check valves, a pressure-differential relief valve, shutoff valves, torsion spring checks and relief valve, and bronze, nickel-plated test cocks. Series M500, M500N, M500Z features the certified lowest pressure loss, is 70% lighter than traditional designs and is ideal for health hazard cross-connections, such as on fire sprinkler systems. Check with local water authorities for installation requirements. Maximum Working Pressure: 175psi (12.06 bar).