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Last edited 15 Nov 2020
Water motor alarm
The Loss Prevention Certification Board (LPCB part of BRE Global) sets the standards needed to ensure that fire and security products and services perform effectively. LPCB’s Loss Prevention Standards (LPS) are applied in fire and security sectors around the world.
LPS 1041 – 1.3, Requirements and testing procedures for the LPCB approval and listing of dry pipe valve sets, published by BRE Global in 2014, defines a water motor alarm as a: ‘Hydraulically actuated device which provides a local audible alarm as a result of operation of the dry pipe valve.’
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