Vortibreak® Anti-Vortex Plates

Franklin Hodge Industries offers a range of tested and approved pump suction anti-vortex plates, suitable for use in fire sprinkler and general water storage tanks.

Vortibreak® anti-vortex plates supplied by Franklin Hodge Industries meet with and are certified and listed by the following internationally recognised approval authorities:

  • UK Loss Prevention Certification Board (LPCB)
  • US Factory Mutual (FM Global)

 


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In addition  Vortibreak® anti-vortex plates meet with the requirements of BS EN 12845

Benefits of the Franklin Hodge Vortibreak® design include:

  • System compliance - recognised approvals
  • Easy site installation - nut & bolt assembly
  • Corrosion resistance - hot dip galvanised (BS EN ISO 1461)
  • Proven system - in use for over twenty years
  • Savings on transport costs - flat pack delivery

 


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Vortex Inhibitor Dimensions (in accordance with BS EN 12845)
Diameter Deadwater
Level*
(mm)
Minimum Vortex Inhibitor Dimensions (mm) Pipework
Length*
(mm)
Height Diameter Offset
100NB 200 100 400 250 450
150NB 200 100 600 250 550
200NB 250 150 800 250 650
250NB 300 200 1000 250 750
300NB 300 200 1200 250 850
350NB 400 300 1200 250 850
400NB 400 300 1200 250 850
450NB 450 350 1200 250 850
* Applies to tanks without sumps

For further information contact us on sales@franklinhodge.co.uk or telephone our team on 01432 269605