Collecting heads are used to feed water from one or more standpipe supplies to the pump inlet of a fire tender. The outlet may be of any size to suit the pump inlet connection but the standard outlet connections are 3, 4 and 5 female round threads to B.S 336. Collecting heads with inline or angled inlets have a swivel outlet connection. Those with radial inlets have a fixed outlet connection.
Standard inlet connections are 2 male instantaneous although other connections can be fitted as a special.
Inlets are fitted with non return valves to prevent leakage when not in use or feed-back of water when main supply is cut off. Information required when ordering is, number of inlets, inlet configuration, inlet connection, outlet connection, material method of construction.
Material: Light Alloy
Maximum Working Pressure: 16 bar
Maximum Test Pressure: 24 bar