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New Residential Upright Sprinkler Protects Loft-Style Properties

Thursday, March 6, 2014



Hastings, Michigan, USA - Viking Corporation, a global leader in fire protection and life safety systems, has added a new cULus Listed residential upright sprinkler to its leading Freedom® Residential product line. The new Model VK467 is the industry’s only available residential sprinkler in an upright configuration.

This new upright sprinkler has a K factor of 4.9 (71) and is approved for up to a 16 x 16 ft. (4,9 m x 4,9 m) area of coverage. Although UL Listed for installation in any type of residential occupancy, the new Model VK467 is particularly well-suited for loft-style residential applications where the sprinkler system’s piping network is exposed. In these applications, the VK467 residential upright can provide for an easier installation, more efficient hydraulic design, and a lower cost sprinkler system overall.

The new Freedom® residential upright sprinkler can be installed below beams of up to 14 in. (356 mm) in depth and is available in 155°F (68°C) and 175°F (79°C) temperature ratings. The VK467 is offered in several standard finishes, including Viking’s new ENT coating for corrosion resistant applications .


Viking is a global leader in the manufacture and distribution of innovative fire protection and life safety systems. For over 90 years the company’s products and services have protected lives and property worldwide from the devastating effects of fire. For more information on Viking’s complete line of quality fire protection products and services, please visit or call 800-968-9501.