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ES-F-FPTC-1

S P E C I F I C AT I O N

SHEET

Series FPTC-1
Sizes: 18" - 34" (3 - 20mm)

Thermostatic Freeze Relief Kits


Series FPTC-1 Thermostatic Freeze Relief Kits are designed to keep water from freezing in the backflow preventer, while avoiding discharges based on the air temperature dropping below freezing. Series FPTC-1 thermostatically measures the water temperature and opens at 35F (1.6C) and closes at 40F (4.4C). FPTC-1

Features
Compact Easy to Install Low Maintenance Controlled by Water Temperature vs. Air Temperature IAPMO Approved
3 16

Dimensions
Sizes: 18" and 14" (3 and 5mm)
2516" (59mm) 1 " (30mm) W/plug Test Cock (optional)

Sizes: 12 " and 34" (15 and 20mm)

Specifications
A thermostatic freeze relief kit shall be installed on the backflow preventer to prevent freezing. The relief kit shall thermostatically measure the water temperature and open at 35F (1.6C) and close at 40F (4.4C). Relief kit shall be a FEBCO Series FPTC-1.
314" (82mm) 214" (58mm)

Materials
Body: Springs: Bronze Stainless Steel
2" (51mm) UELC
58

Internals: DZR Brass

" (16mm)

Pressure Temperature
Working Temperature: 35F (1.6C) Maximum Pressure: 175psi (12.1 bar)

Discharge Rate (Full Open)


lpm gpm 34.1 9 30.3 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0
0 0 20 1.38 40 2.76 60 4.14 80 5.52 100 6.89 120 8.27 140 160 180 psi 9.65 11.03 12.41 bar

Approvals
Flow

26.5 22.7 18.9

IAPMO Note: Care should be given to ensure that discharged water will be adequately piped away from areas where slipping on ice could be a danger, such as roadways and pathways.

15.1 11.4 7.6 3.8 0

Line Pressure

Job Name Job Location Engineer Approval

Contractor Approval Contractors P .O. No. Representative

FEBCO product specifications in U.S. customary units and metric are approximate and are provided for reference only. For precise measurements, please contact FEBCOTechnical Service. FEBCO reserves the right to change or modify product design, construction, specifications, or materials without prior notice and without incurring any obligation to make such changes and modifications on FEBCO products previously or subsequently sold.

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