Pilot Cylinder Assembly

Pilot Cylinder Assembly Render

Developed specifically for the fire protection industry, the Pilot Cylinder Assembly allows pneumatic actuation of extinguishing systems from an electrical input from a control panel. The Pilot Cylinder features electrical operation, with a mechanical manual override option. It is supplied with a mounting bracket specifically designed to provide a safe and secure installation.

SKU: D20005

Description

Developed specifically for the fire protection industry, the Pilot Cylinder Assembly allows pneumatic actuation of extinguishing systems from an electrical input from a control panel. The Pilot Cylinder features electrical operation, with a mechanical manual override option. A pressure gauge with in-build contacts provides both local and remote contents monitoring.

The Pilot Cylinder is supplied with a mounting bracket specifically designed to provide a safe and secure installation.

Key features and benefits:

  • 24 V dc electrical solenoid operation and remote content monitoring, compatible with fire extinguishing system control panels
  • Variants with and without mechanical manual emergency operation
  • Available with either 65 bar or 125 bar fill
  • Pressure gauge fitted with content monitoring pressure switch
  • Cylinder label states the minimum permissible pressure throughout the temperature range
  • 0.5 m flying lead with solder dipped cable ends for easy connection to a junction box
  • Provided with outlet port adaptors to enable connection to 1/8" BSP or 1/8" NPT pilot fittings
  • Large 2 litre capacity cylinder
  • Supplied with mounting bracket providing safe and secure installation

Technical Information

 

Pilot Cylinder without Mechanical Manual Override Option Pilot Cylinder with Mechanical Manual Override Option
Product Code D20005/A; D20005/A125 D20005/M; D20005/M125
Mechanical Manual Operation No Yes
Installation within Protected Area Yes No
Outlet Thread ½" CO2 supplied with both ¹⁄8" BSP and ¹⁄8" NPT adaptors
Operating Temperature Range -20 °C to +50 °C 
Cylinder Fill Nitrogen
Cylinder Fill Pressure 65 bar +5 / -0 at 15 °C; 125 bar +5 / -0 at 15 °C 
Allowable Pressure Loss 10%
Burst Disc Pressure 190 bar
Cylinder Capacity 2 litres 
Solenoid Power Supply 24 V dc 0.42 Amps 100% duty cycle
Solenoid Plug IP Rating IP65
Contact Switch Setting 58.5 bar, falling pressure; 112.5 bar, falling pressure
Contact Switch Type/Rating SPDT 0.1A / 30V dc