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INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

I-AQUAFLEX

AquaFlex® Stainless Steel Sprinkler Fittings
WARNING
• R  ead and understand all instructions before attempting to install any Victaulic AquaFlex® products. • Wear safety glasses, hardhat, and foot protection during installation. ­ Failure to follow these instructions could cause improper sprinkler operation, resulting in serious personal injury and/or property damage.

WARNING
• These installation instructions are intended for an experienced, trained installer. • The user must understand the purpose of these products, c­ ommon industry standards for safety, and the potential consequences of improper product installation. Failure to follow these instructions could cause improper sprinkler operation, resulting in serious personal injury and/or property damage.

INTRODUCTION
AquaFlex Stainless Steel Sprinkler Fittings connect the branch line to the sprinkler using a flexible stainless steel hose and reducer. The flexible stainless steel hose and fittings are intended for direct connection to the sprinkler and are particularly suited for use in suspended ceiling applications. Each drop assembly comes with one stainless steel flexible hose, one branch line connection nipple, one sprinkler reducing nipple, and the 1BEE 2 One-Piece Bracket or the Hat Channel Bracket. Victaulic AquaFlex unbraided flexible stainless steel hoses are cULus Listed, City of Los Angeles (RR5659) Approved, and accepted for use by the City of New York Department of Buildings (MEA 60-05-E). Victaulic AquaFlex braided flexible stainless steel hoses are FM Approved, City of Los Angeles (RR5659) Approved, and accepted for use by the City of New York Department of Buildings (MEA 60-05-E). Flexible stainless steel hoses are available in lengths from 31 - 72 inches/787 - 1829 mm with either ½-inch or ¾-inch NPT threaded outlets.

IMPORTANT INSTALLATION INFORMATION
• Victaulic AquaFlex products must be installed according to current, applicable National Fire Protection Association (NFPA 13, 13D, 13R, etc.) standards or equivalent standards for wet or dry systems. Deviations from these standards or alterations to AquaFlex products or sprinklers will void any Victaulic warranty. In addition, installations must meet provisions of the local authority having jurisdiction and local codes, as applicable. If intended for use with drop ceilings, reference must be made to specific ceiling constructions, such as intermediate and heavyduty ceilings as described in the Standard Specification for the Manufacture, Performance, and Testing of Metal Suspension Systems for Acoustical Tile and Lay-In Panel Ceilings (ASTM C635) when installed in accordance with the Standard Practice for Installation of Metal Ceiling Suspension Systems for Acoustical Tile and Lay-In Panels (ASTM C636). Victaulic AquaFlex Stainless Steel Sprinkler Fittings and/or the 1BEE 2 One-Piece Bracket or Hat Channel Bracket must not be intermixed with other manufacturer’s products. Refer to the specific product submittal for applications and listing information. These submittals are located in Sections 10 and 40 of the Victaulic G-100 Catalog or on the Victaulic website at www.victaulic.com. In addition, when installing Victaulic FireLock® Automatic Sprinklers with Victaulic AquaFlex Stainless Steel Sprinkler Fittings, refer to the I-40 Installation and Maintenance Instructions for details on sprinkler installation requirements. Size the piping system to provide the minimum required flow rate for the sprinkler system. Flush the system to remove foreign material. Continue to flush the system until water runs clear. DO NOT install sprinkler system piping through heating ducts. DO NOT connect sprinkler system piping to domestic hot water systems. DO NOT install sprinklers where they will be exposed to temperatures that exceed the maximum ambient temperature rating for the sprinkler. The flexible stainless steel hose should not be bent or fluctuated up-and-down or side-to-side when it is pressurized for test. The flexible stainless steel hose should not be bent within 2 ½ inches/64 mm of the connection nut at both ends. Flexible stainless steel hose and fittings have limited flexibility and are intended only to be installed with bends at their respective minimum bend radii. Protect wet piping systems from freezing temperatures.

TECHNICAL DATA
Maximum Working Pressure: 200 psi/1375 kPa (FM Approval for Braided System) 175 psi/1206 kPa (UL Listing for Unbraided System) Maximum Ambient Temperature: 225° F/107° C Connection to Branch Line: 1-inch NPT/BSPT Minimum Bend Radius of Flexible Stainless Steel Hose: 7 inches/178 mm (FM Approval for Braided System) 4 inches/102 mm (UL Listing for Unbraided System) Maximum Number of 90° Bends Per Flexible Stainless Steel Hose: Refer to the “Friction Loss Data” section on page 2. NOTE: The flexible stainless steel hose should not be bent within 2 ½ inches/64 mm of the connection nut at both ends. Maximum K-Factor of Sprinkler to be Connected to Sprinkler Reducing Nipple for Unbraided System: 5.6 for ½-inch 8.0 for ¾-inch Maximum K-Factor of Sprinkler to be Connected to Sprinkler Reducing Nipple for Braided System: 5.6 for ½-inch 14.0 for ¾-inch

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5 20.6 53 16. sprinkler listings/approvals. the authority having jurisdiction may have additional maintenance. In addition. and inspection requirements that must be followed. NOTE: Differences in equivalent lengths are due to varying test methods. Two 90° bends equal 180°.1 44 13.com VICTAULIC AND AQUAFLEX ARE REGISTERED TRADEMARKS OF VICTAULIC COMPANY. Failure to re-locate this AquaFlex product properly could affect its performance during a fire.8 27 8. testing.2 2.2 2 2 3 3 3 3 ‡ Series AQU at 4-inch/102-mm minimum bend radius and straight reducers * Series AQB at 7-inch/178-mm minimum bend radius and straight reducers § A higher number of bends may be permitted.85.7-mm Schedule 40 Pipe feet/meters FM* UL‡ Maximum Number of 90° Bends at 4-inch/102-mm Bend Radius § 24 N/A 31 790 36 915 48 1220 60 1525 72 1830 28 700 31 780 40 1000 48 1220 61 1540 72 1830 ½ ¾ ½ ¾ ½ ¾ ½ ¾ ½ ¾ ½ ¾ N/A N/A 9.9 3. refer to Victaulic submittal 10. PRINTED IN THE USA. Three 90° bends equal 270°). the total number of degrees is 240°.3 26.INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS I-AQUAFLEX AquaFlex® Stainless Steel Sprinkler Fittings • • • If construction is altered.6 2. For minimum maintenance and inspection requirements.5 11.4 6.3 76 23.5 5. © 2010 VICTAULIC COMPANY. In this example.1 27.1 6. OR 2X Minimum bend radius Minimum bend radius Minimum bend radius OR Minimum bend radius Minimum bend radius Minimum bend radius NOTE: For out-of-plane (three-dimensional) bends.9 31 36 48 60 72 18 5.0 3.9 8.4 9. care must be taken to avoid imparting torque on the flexible stainless steel hose. The owner is responsible for maintaining the fire protection system in proper operating condition.1 5. provided the sum of degrees is equal to or less than the total maximum allowable degrees of bend (e.g. EXAMPLE: A 48-inch Series AQU hose installed with two 30° bends and two 90° bends at a 4-inch bend radius is permitted and considered equivalent to the data in the table shown above.victaulic.0 21.4 48 14. Refer to these standards for additional information regarding friction loss test methods. resulting in serious personal injury and property damage. For friction loss data for elbows.8 68 20.2 7.2 73 22. which is less than the allowable 270°. refer to applicable standards to determine if additional sprinklers are required. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. and state and local codes (including NFPA 13 standards). per UL 2443 and FM 1637 standards. refer to NFPA 25 and the NFPA pamphlet that describes the care and maintenance of sprinkler systems.5 32 9.2 16. STAINLESS STEEL FLEXIBLE HOSE BEND CHARACTERISTICS Minimum bend radius 90° 2X Minimum bend radius Minimum bend radius WARNING • Re-location of AquaFlex products MUST be performed by qualified personnel familiar with the system’s original design criteria. www. I-AQUAFLEX_2 REV_C .0 17.2 55 16.3 8. FRICTION LOSS DATA Length of Stainless Steel Flexible Hose inches Actual Length of Stainless Steel Flexible Hose inches/mm FM UL Outlet Size inches Equivalent Length of 1-inch/33.2 33 10.7 63 19.

victaulic.com VICTAULIC AND AQUAFLEX ARE REGISTERED TRADEMARKS OF VICTAULIC COMPANY. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS I-AQUAFLEX AquaFlex® Stainless Steel Sprinkler Fittings ASSEMBLY DRAWINGS – 1BEE2 ONE-PIECE BRACKET Stainless Steel Flexible Tube Branch Line Connection Nut Branch Line Connection Nipple Connection Nut Sprinkler Reducing Nipple 1BEE One-Piece Bracket Assembly Wing Nut #8 x ½-inch Self-Drilling Screw Sprinkler Center Gate Assembly with Wing Nut ASTM C635 Ceiling/Rail Assembly 3 4 2 1 Item 1 2 3 4 Description 24-inch/610-mm or 48-inch/1219-mm Long Square Bar Center Gate Assembly with Wing Nut End Bracket Assembly with Wing Nut Sheet Metal Screw 4 3 ASSEMBLY DRAWINGS – HAT CHANNEL BRACKET 1 2 Item 1 2 3 4 5 6 Description 24-inch/610-mm or 48-inch/1219-mm Long Square Bar Center Gate Assembly with Wing Nut Wing Nut Bolt with Cup Point Hat Channel End Bracket Wing Nut Bolt with Cone Point Self-Drilling Screw (#10-16 x ½-inch) 6 3 4 5 www. REV_C I-AQUAFLEX_3 . © 2010 VICTAULIC COMPANY. PRINTED IN THE USA.

1. Connect the nut of the flexible stainless steel hose to the sprinkler reducing nipple. NOTE: To prevent damage to the seal. Failure to follow these instructions could cause improper sprinkler operation. 3. © 2010 VICTAULIC COMPANY. DO NOT exceed the specified torque on the nut. since the flat gasket on the end of the flexible stainless steel hose provides the leak-proof connection.victaulic. NOTE: To prevent damage to the seal.com VICTAULIC AND AQUAFLEX ARE REGISTERED TRADEMARKS OF VICTAULIC COMPANY. Tighten the connection to a maximum torque of 15 ft-lbs/20 N•m. Using a pipe wrench. as shown above. Apply pipe joint compound or Teflon* tape to the tapered threads of the branch line connection nipple. Connect the nut of the flexible stainless steel hose to the branch line connection nipple. PRINTED IN THE USA. as shown above. Attach the end brackets of the 1BEE 2 One-Piece Bracket to the rails of an ASTM C635 metal ceiling suspension system installed in accordance with ASTM C636 standards. * Teflon is a registered trademark of the DuPont Company www. • The flexible stainless steel hose should not be bent within 2 ½ inches/64 mm of the connection nut at both ends. NOTE: DO NOT use a combination of pipe joint compound and tape. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 2. Make sure the ends of the 1BEE 2 One-Piece Bracket engage the rails. DO NOT exceed the specified torque on the nut. resulting in serious personal injury and/or property damage.INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS I-AQUAFLEX AquaFlex® Stainless Steel Sprinkler Fittings INSTALLATION FOR ASTM C635 METAL CEILING SUSPENSION SYSTEMS INSTALLED IN ACCORDANCE WITH ASTM C636 STANDARDS WARNING • The flexible stainless steel hose should not be bent or fluctuated up-and-down or side-to-side when it is pressurized for test. 4. DO NOT use pipe joint compound or Teflon* tape on the fine threads of the sprinkler reducing nipple. since the flat gasket on the end of the flexible stainless steel hose provides the leak-proof connection. DO NOT use pipe joint compound or Teflon* tape on the threads of the branch line connection nipple. Tighten the wing nuts to a torque of 3 ft-lbs/4 N•m to secure the ends to the rails. Tighten the connection to a maximum torque of 15 ft-lbs/20 N•m. tighten the branch line connection nipple into the branch line. I-AQUAFLEX_4 REV_C .

For installations that must meet cULus Listing requirements. © 2010 VICTAULIC COMPANY. Apply pipe joint compound or Teflon* tape to the male threads of the sprinkler. 8. tighten a #8 x ½-inch self-drilling screw through the 1BEE 2 One-Piece Bracket and ceiling grid at the two locations on the bracket. REV_C I-AQUAFLEX_5 . * Teflon is a registered trademark of the DuPont Company www. 6a. Move the center gate assembly of the 1BEE 2 One-Piece Bracket to the desired location. NOTE: A tamper-evident label is available and can be applied to one or both of the end brackets. test the system for leaks in accordance with NFPA guidelines.victaulic. or for added tamper resistance. 6. then slide the sprinkler reducing nipple into the center gate assembly. Swing the pivot screw into the slot on the gate. NOTE: The pivot screw is staked to prevent the wing nut from being backed off/removed completely. Install the sprinkler into the sprinkler reducing nipple by following the sprinkler manufacturer’s installation instructions.com VICTAULIC AND AQUAFLEX ARE REGISTERED TRADEMARKS OF VICTAULIC COMPANY. Close the gate around the sprinkler reducing nipple. 7. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. and tighten the wing nut to a torque of 3 ft-lbs/4 N•m to secure the sprinkler reducing nipple in the desired location.INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS I-AQUAFLEX AquaFlex® Stainless Steel Sprinkler Fittings 5. PRINTED IN THE USA. After installation is complete.

longer sprinkler reducing nipples should be used. 2 X 4 METAL JOIST/STUD INSTALLATION (FM ONLY) 1. Remove the wing nut from each of the end bracket assemblies. as shown in the graphic below. 3. I-AQUAFLEX_6 REV_C . Using an 1⁄8 -inch/3-mm drill bit. Perform steps 1 . Remove the wing nut from each of the end bracket assemblies.3 of the “Installation for ASTM C635 Metal Ceiling Suspension Systems Installed in Accordance with ASTM C636 Standards” section. drill a hole down through the end bracket assembly (with the sheet metal screw removed in step 2) and into the square bar to accommodate re-installation of the sheet metal screw. Remove the sheet metal screw from only one end bracket assembly of the 1BEE 2 One-Piece Bracket. Perform steps 1 . 2a.victaulic. Perform steps 6 . ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Install the modified 1BEE 2 One-Piece Bracket assembly to the metal joists/studs by using four. Slide the end bracket assembly toward the center of the square bar.8 of the “Installation for ASTM C635 Metal Ceiling Suspension Systems Installed in Accordance with ASTM C636 Standards” section to complete the installation.3 of the “Installation for ASTM C635 Metal Ceiling Suspension Systems Installed in Accordance with ASTM C636 Standards” section.8 of the “Installation for ASTM C635 Metal Ceiling Suspension Systems Installed in Accordance with ASTM C636 Standards” section to complete the installation. Slide the end bracket assembly (with the sheet metal screw removed in step 2) toward the inside. 7. 3. Slide the end bracket assembly (with the sheet metal screw removed in step 2) toward the outside surface of the opposite wood joist/stud. NOTE: For metal joists/studs larger than 2 x 4. Re-install the sheet metal screw into the end bracket assembly/ square bar. flat surface of the opposite metal joist/stud. 4. 5. 6. 7. 1 ¼-inch/32-mm long #10 selfdrilling sheet metal screws in the locations noted in the graphic shown above. 2. longer sprinkler reducing nipples should be used. 2. drill a hole down through the end bracket assembly (with the sheet metal screw removed in step 2) and into the square bar to accommodate re-installation of the sheet metal screw. Place the end bracket assembly (with the sheet metal screw still installed) up against the outside surface of the metal joist/stud with the square bar resting on top of the metal joists/studs. Using an 1⁄8 -inch/3-mm drill bit. Re-install the sheet metal screw into the end bracket assembly/ square bar. www.com VICTAULIC AND AQUAFLEX ARE REGISTERED TRADEMARKS OF VICTAULIC COMPANY. 3a. Install the modified 1BEE 2 One-Piece Bracket assembly to the wood joists/studs by using four. Remove the sheet metal screw from only one end bracket assembly of the 1BEE 2 One-Piece Bracket. Place the end bracket assembly (with the sheet metal screw still installed) up against the outside surface of the wood joist/stud with the square bar resting on top of the wood joists/studs.INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS I-AQUAFLEX AquaFlex® Stainless Steel Sprinkler Fittings 2 X 4 WOOD JOIST/STUD INSTALLATION (FM ONLY) 1. 1½-inch/38-mm Long #10 Wood Screw (4 Total) 1¼-inch/32-mm Long #10 Self-Drilling Sheet Metal Screws (4 Total) 4. 3a. 1 ½-inch/38-mm long #10 wood screws in the locations noted in the graphic shown above. Perform steps 6 . © 2010 VICTAULIC COMPANY. 2a. as shown in the graphic below. PRINTED IN THE USA. 5. NOTE: For wood joists/studs larger than 2 x 4. 6.

Perform steps 1 . onto the end of the square bar so that the square bar is flush with the outside of the end bracket assembly. Place the end bracket assembly.3 of the “Installation for ASTM C635 Metal Ceiling Suspension Systems Installed in Accordance with ASTM C636 Standards” section. Remove the wing nut from each of the end bracket assemblies. 2a. 5. REV_C I-AQUAFLEX_7 . removed in step 2. Remove the end bracket assembly from the square bar. Remove the end bracket assembly from the square bar. 3a. www. onto the end of the square bar so that the square bar is flush with the outside of the end bracket assembly.victaulic. Perform steps 6 . Remove the sheet metal screw from only one end bracket assembly of the 1BEE 2 One-Piece Bracket. 3. Cut the square bar to the length needed to fit between the two metal joists/studs. 1½-inch/38-mm Long #10 Wood Screw (4 Total) 1¼-inch/32-mm Long #10 Self-Drilling Sheet Metal Screws (4 Total) 6. © 2010 VICTAULIC COMPANY. Perform steps 1 . Re-install the end bracket assembly to the square bar with the sheet metal screw removed in step 2. Remove the sheet metal screw from only one end bracket assembly of the 1BEE 2 One-Piece Bracket. removed in step 2. ALTERNATIVE METAL JOIST/STUD INSTALLATION (FM ONLY) 1. 1 ¼-inch/32-mm long #10 selfdrilling sheet metal screws in the locations noted in the graphic shown above.INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS I-AQUAFLEX AquaFlex® Stainless Steel Sprinkler Fittings ALTERNATIVE WOOD JOIST/STUD INSTALLATION (FM ONLY) 1. 3a. Remove the wing nut from each of the end bracket assemblies. 4. Drill an 1⁄8 -inch/3-mm hole at the mark on the square bar to accommodate re-installation of the sheet metal screw. 7. 2. 4. Measure the distance between the wood joists/studs. 2a. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Install the modified 1BEE 2 One-Piece Bracket assembly between the wood joists/studs by using four. 5. PRINTED IN THE USA. This length must be measured from the outside of the end bracket assembly (with the wing nut removed) to the point on the square bar that will butt up against the other metal joist/stud.3 of the “Installation for ASTM C635 Metal Ceiling Suspension Systems Installed in Accordance with ASTM C636 Standards” section. Install the modified 1BEE 2 One-Piece Bracket assembly between the metal joists/studs by using four.com VICTAULIC AND AQUAFLEX ARE REGISTERED TRADEMARKS OF VICTAULIC COMPANY. Perform steps 6 . Mark the new location where the sheet metal screw will be re-installed. 6. This length must be measured from the outside of the end bracket assembly (with the wing nut removed) to the point on the square bar that will butt up against the other wood joist/stud. Place the end bracket assembly. 7. 3. Drill an 1⁄8 -inch/3-mm hole at the mark on the square bar to accommodate re-installation of the sheet metal screw. 2. Mark the new location where the sheet metal screw will be re-installed.8 of the “Installation for ASTM C635 Metal Ceiling Suspension Systems Installed in Accordance with ASTM C636 Standards” section to complete the installation.8 of the “Installation for ASTM C635 Metal Ceiling Suspension Systems Installed in Accordance with ASTM C636 Standards” section to complete the installation. Measure the distance between the metal joists/studs. Cut the square bar to the length needed to fit between the two wood joists/studs. 1 ½-inch/38-mm long #10 wood screws in the locations noted in the graphic shown above. Re-install the end bracket assembly to the square bar with the sheet metal screw removed in step 2.

Attach the end brackets to the ASTM C645 hat furring channel ceiling system installed in accordance with ASTM C754 standards. 3. Using a pipe wrench. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Tighten the connection to a maximum torque of 15 ft-lbs/20 N•m. 1.victaulic. Apply pipe joint compound or Teflon* tape to the tapered threads of the branch line connection nipple. resulting in serious personal injury and/or property damage. NOTE: To prevent damage to the seal. Make sure the end brackets engage the hat furring channels. • The flexible stainless steel hose should not be bent within 2 ½ inches/64 mm of the connection nut at both ends. The wing nuts will be tightened completely in later steps. 2. Connect the nut of the flexible stainless steel hose to the sprinkler reducing nipple.INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS I-AQUAFLEX AquaFlex® Stainless Steel Sprinkler Fittings INSTALLATION FOR ASTM C645 HAT FURRING CHANNEL CEILING SYSTEMS INSTALLED IN ACCORDANCE WITH ASTM C754 STANDARDS (FM ONLY) WARNING • The flexible stainless steel hose should not be bent or fluctuated up-and-down or side-to-side when it is pressurized for test. Failure to follow these instructions could cause improper sprinkler operation. © 2010 VICTAULIC COMPANY. * Teflon is a registered trademark of the DuPont Company www. as shown above. 4. NOTE: DO NOT use a combination of pipe joint compound and tape. DO NOT exceed the specified torque on the nut. tighten the branch line connection nipple into the branch line.com VICTAULIC AND AQUAFLEX ARE REGISTERED TRADEMARKS OF VICTAULIC COMPANY. Connect the nut of the flexible stainless steel hose to the branch line connection nipple. NOTE: To prevent damage to the seal. PRINTED IN THE USA. since the flat gasket on the end of the flexible stainless steel hose provides the leak-proof connection. DO NOT use pipe joint compound or Teflon* tape on the fine threads of the sprinkler reducing nipple. Tighten the connection to a maximum torque of 15 ft-lbs/20 N•m. DO NOT exceed the specified torque on the nut. since the flat gasket on the end of the flexible stainless steel hose provides the leak-proof connection. DO NOT use pipe joint compound or Teflon* tape on the threads of the branch line connection nipple. as shown above. I-AQUAFLEX_8 REV_C . Tighten the wing nuts loosely to maintain engagement with the hat furring channels.

victaulic. 9. Adjust the bracket assembly to the appropriate location on the hat furring channel.INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS I-AQUAFLEX AquaFlex® Stainless Steel Sprinkler Fittings 5. © 2010 VICTAULIC COMPANY. PRINTED IN THE USA. 7. Tighten the wing nut on the top of each end bracket to a torque of 3 ft-lbs/4 N•m to secure the end brackets to the square bar. Tighten the wing nut on the side of each end bracket to a torque of 3 ft-lbs/4 N•m to secure the end brackets to the hat furring channels. www. as shown above. Place the center gate assembly onto the square bar. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. as shown above.com VICTAULIC AND AQUAFLEX ARE REGISTERED TRADEMARKS OF VICTAULIC COMPANY. Insert the square bar/center gate assembly into each end bracket. 6. 8. REV_C I-AQUAFLEX_9 .

Swing the pivot screw into the slot on the gate. Install the sprinkler into the sprinkler reducing nipple by following the sprinkler manufacturer’s installation instructions. 13. © 2010 VICTAULIC COMPANY. then slide the sprinkler reducing nipple into the center gate assembly. test the system for leaks in accordance with NFPA guidelines. 11. PRINTED IN THE USA.INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS I-AQUAFLEX AquaFlex® Stainless Steel Sprinkler Fittings 10. 11a. 12. I-AQUAFLEX_10 REV_C . Move the center gate assembly to the desired location. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. and tighten the wing nut to a torque of 3 ft-lbs/4 N•m to secure the sprinkler reducing nipple in the desired location. After installation is complete. NOTE: The pivot screw is staked to prevent the wing nut from being backed off/removed completely. Tighten a #10-16 x ½-inch self-drilling screw through the two locations on each end bracket and into the hat furring channels. Close the gate around the sprinkler reducing nipple. Apply pipe joint compound or Teflon* tape to the male threads of the sprinkler.victaulic. * Teflon is a registered trademark of the DuPont Company www.com VICTAULIC AND AQUAFLEX ARE REGISTERED TRADEMARKS OF VICTAULIC COMPANY.

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I-AQUAFLEX . visit www.INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS I-AQUAFLEX AquaFlex® Stainless Steel Sprinkler Fittings For complete contact information.victaulic. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. PRINTED IN THE USA.com I-AQUAFLEX 5878 REV C UPDATED 07/2010 Z000AQUFLX VICTAULIC AND AQUAFLEX ARE REGISTERED TRADEMARKS OF VICTAULIC COMPANY. © 2010 VICTAULIC COMPANY.