March 22, 2019

Performance Related Concern with Kidde-Fenwal Inc. Sentinel LS Vehicle Fire Protection System

  • Type of Notification: Performance Related Concern
  • FM Approval Status: FM Approved

FM Approvals has been made aware of a potential loss of pressure condition where the system safety relief activates at an operating temperature less than the maximum approved system operating temperature.

 

Company Identity: Kidde-Fenwal Inc
Address: 400 Main Street, Ashland, MA 01721
Contact Information: Tech Support (866) 287-2531 or kidde_techsupport@fs.utc.com

 

Product Identity: Sentinel LS Vehicle Fire Protection Systems
Description: LS Cylinder Valve Assemblies with AquaGreen®

 

Nameplate Data: All assemblies manufactured after November 2015

 

FM Approval Status: FM Approved

 

Hazard Involved: The safety relief for the described system is designed to rupture as a means of emergency pressure relief when the cylinder storage temperatures exceeds 200°F (93.3°C). It has been reported that these assemblies can rupture at operating temperature lower than 200°F (93.3°C). A rupture of the safety relief will result in a loss of system availability.

USING THIS PRODUCT?

If you suspect you are in possession of the affected equipment listed above, bearing the FM Approvals certification marking, please bring that to the attention of:

 

Antonio Pires

Norwood, MA, United States

+1 (1) 781-255-4825

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