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Realflex®

flexible sprinkler hoses

Real quality, Real service, Real-flex !


►A flexible corrugated
stainless steel hose and
mounting assembly

► Generally the last 2 to 6


feet from the main branch
line to the sprinkler head

► Traditionally, hard pipe


arm-overs have been the
last connection to the
sprinkler head
• 1980s – First introduced in Japan for seismic and
safety requirement
• 1990s – Most manufacturing shifts to South Korea,
US begins to see use in clean room and duct system
• 1999 – Introduced in the US for commercial
applications
• 2006 – IBC adds flexible drops in seismic zones to
the preferred methods for arm-overs
• 2007 – NFPA 13 code update includes allowance
for 72” without hanger
• 2007 Nov – UL 2443 standard for Flexible Hose
introduced
Quality
RF-100 series unbraided hoses System

ISO9001:2015

pending

RF-200 series braided hoses


Member of

pending
 Protect sprinkler system in earthquake

 Save installation time up to 80%

 Much less chance of leaking

 No need power on jobsite or trained workers

 Universal design to connect various sprinkler heads


 Tested according to UL 2443-2015
section 11
Amplitude Total displacement Other condition
Inch (mm) Inch (mm) Frequency, Hz Time Hours
18 - 37
0.020 ±0.002 (0.51 ±0.051) 0.040 ±0.004 (1.02 ±0.102)
(variable) 5
0.010 ±0.001 (0.25 ±0.025) 0.020 ±0.002 (0.51 ±0.051) 28 ±1 5
0.020 ±0.002 (0.51 ±0.051) 0.040 ±0.004 (1.02 ± 0.102) 28 ±1 5
0.075 ±0.0075 (1.90 ±0.0019) 0.150 ±0.015 (3.81 ±0.381) 28 ±1 5
18 - 37
0.020 ±0.002 (0.51 ±0.051) 0.040 ±0.004 (1.02 ±0.102)
(variable) 5
18 - 37
0.035 ±0.0035 (0.89 ±0.0089) 0.070 ±0.007 (1.78 ±0.178)
(variable) 5
Up to 7 threads, 7x risk Minimized to 2 threads only
Normal pendent sprinkler Concealed or flush sprinkler
 Hose type: RF-100 unbraided & RF-200 braided

 Body length (E-E):


UL & FM approved: 700 / 1000 / 1200 / 1500 / 1800mm
VdS & LPCB (pending): plus 2100 & 2500mm

 Hose body material : S.S. ANSI 304 (std.) or 316L (optional)

 Rated working pressure: 200psi / 1.4Mpa / 14bars

 Inlet nipple (to pipeline) : 1” & 1¼” / DN25 & 32

 Discharge nipple (to sprinklers): ⅜” ½” ¾” / DN10 / 15 / 20


Style RF-100 UL listed RF-200 FM approved RF-200E FM approved
Min.
Bending
radius
100mm / 4” 250mm / 10”
Sprinkler EQL of Sprinkler EQL of Sprinkler EQL of
Hose Max. no. Max. no. Max. no.
thread 33.7mm/1” thread 33.7mm/1” thread 33.7mm/1”
Length of 90º of 90º of 90º
size SCH40 Pipe size SCH40 Pipe size SCH40 Pipe
bends bends bends
mm/in. DN/in. meters / feet DN/in. meters / feet DN/in. meters / feet

700 15 /½ 5.5/18 15 /½ 8.1/26.7 15 /½ 8.0/26.5


1 1 1
28 20/ ¾ 7.3/24 20/ ¾ 6.5/21.5 20/ ¾ 5.1/16.8

1,000 15 /½ 10.1/33 15 /½ 12.9/42.6 15 /½ 12.4/40.8


2 3 3
40 20/ ¾ 12.5/41 20/ ¾ 12.0/39.6 20/ ¾ 10.5/34.2

1,200 15 /½ 13.1/43 15 /½ 16.2/53.2 15 /½ 15.4/50.4


2 3 3
48 20/ ¾ 14.0/46 20/ ¾ 15.7/51.6 20/ ¾ 13.9/45.8

1,500 15 /½ 19.2/63 15 /½ 20.6/67.8 15 /½ 20.0/65.7


3 3 3
60 20/ ¾ 19.5/64 20/ ¾ 19.3/63.5 20/ ¾ 17.9/58.7

1,800 15 /½ 23.8/78 15 /½ 25.1/82.4 15 /½ 24.6/81.0


4 4 4
72 20/ ¾ 24.4/80 20/ ¾ 22.9/75.4 20/ ¾ 21.7/71.5
RF-100
unbraided

RF-200
braided
90° 90°
90° 1 x 90°=90 °

3 x 90°=270 °
90°

4 x 90°=360 °
90° 90° 90°
90° 90°
90°
2 x 90°=180 °
Intercontinental Hotel Perth
Corner King and Hay St, Perth City WA 6000, Australia
Belmont Shopping Centre
227 Belmont Ave, Perth WA 6105
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Xi'an, China
Gaoxin rd. Xi’an, Shanxi, China P.R.
Lafonce center & Courtyard hotel
Xi’an, Shanxi, China P.R.
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