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Reduced Pressure Principle Backflow Prevention Assembly

Model 975

SPECIFICATION SUBMITTAL SHEET


APPLICATION Designed for installation on potable water lines to protect against both backsiphonage and backpressure of contaminated water into the potable water supply. The Model 975 provides protection where a potential health hazard exists. STANDARDS COMPLIANCE ASSE Listed 1013 IAPMO Listed CSA Certified UL Classified C-UL Classified FM Approved AWWA Compliant C511 Approved by the Foundation for Cross-Connection Control and Hydraulic Research at the University of Southern California MATERIALS Main valve body Acess covers Coatings Internals Elastomers Polymers Springs Cast iron, ASTM A 126 Class B Cast iron, ASTM A 126 Class B Fusion epoxy finish (FDA approved) Stainless steel, 300 Series Cast bronze, ASTM B 584 EPDM (FDA approved) Buna nitrile (FDA approved) Acetal (Delrin), NSF Listed Stainless steel, 300 Series

FEATURES Sizes: 2"

3"

4"

6"

8"

10"

Maximum working water pressure Maximum working water temperature End connections flanged OPTIONS (Suffixes can be combined)

175 psi 140 F ANSI B16.1 Class 125

G L OSY OSYG FS FSC

with NRS gate valves (standard) with grooved by flanged NRS gate valves less shut-off valves with OS & Y gate valves with grooved by flanged OS & Y gate valves with cast iron "Y" type flanged strainer with cast iron "Y" type flanged strainer, fusion epoxy coated, inside and out BMS - with integral battery-operated relief valve monitor switch MS - with integral relief valve monitor switch

ACCESSORIES Repair kit (rubber only) Air gap (Model AG) Water thermal expansion tank (Model WXTP)

G B A
D C

DIMENSIONS & WEIGHTS (do not include pkg.)


MODEL SIZE in. 2 1/2 3 4 6 8 10 mm 65 80 100 150 200 250 B WITHOUT GATE VALVES mm in. 943 22 968 22 1276 32 1/8 1578 41 1807 48 2137 58 DIMENSIONS (approximate) E OS&Y E OS&Y GATE GATE D VALVE VALVE OPEN CLOSED in. mm in. mm in. mm 10 254 16 3/8 416 13 7/8 352 10 254 18 7/8 479 15 5/8 397 10 254 22 3/4 578 18 1/4 464 11 279 30 1/8 765 23 3/4 603 12 305 37 3/4 959 29 1/4 743 14 356 45 3/4 1162 35 3/8 899 E NRS GATE VALVE in. 11 3/8 12 3/8 14 3/4 19 22 1/2 26 1/2

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WEIGHT F in. 16 16 22 30 31 41 G mm 406 406 559 762 787 104 WITHOUT GATE VALVES lbs. 91 91 232 526 837 1400 kg 41.3 41.3 105.3 238.8 380 635.6 WITH NRS WITH OS&Y GATE GATE VALVES VALVES lbs. 193 215 412 810 1289 2160 kg 87.6 97.6 187 367.7 585.2 980.6 lbs. 201 221 422 826 1313 2218 kg 91.3 100.3 191.6 375 596 1007

A in. 37 1/8 38 1/8 50 1/4 62 1/8 71 1/8 84 1/8

C mm 102 102 127 152 191 229

mm in. 559 4 559 4 816 5 1041 6 1219 7 1/2 1473 9

mm in. mm 289 8 3/8 213 314 9 1/4 235 375 12 1/2 318 483 14 356 572 17 3/4 451 673 21 1/4 540

DOCUMENT #: BF-975

REVISION: 5/07

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FLOW CHARACTERISTICS
MODEL 975 2 1/2", 3" & 4" (STANDARD & METRIC)
FLOW RATES (l/s)

PRESSURE LOSS (PSIG)

12.6 20 15 10 5 0 200
2 1/2" (65mm) 3" (80mm)

25.2

37.9

4" (100mm)

104 69

400
FLOW RATES (GPM)

600

35 800

MODEL 975 6", 8" & 10"(STANDARD & METRIC)


FLOW RATES (l/s)

PRESSURE LOSS (PSIG)

63.1 20 15 10 5 0 1000
6" (150mm)

126.2
8" (200mm) 10" (250mm)

189.3

104 69 3000 35 4000

2000
FLOW RATES (GPM) Rated Flow (Established by approval agencies)

TYPICAL INSTALLATION Local codes shall govern installation requirements. Unless otherwise specified, the assembly shall be mounted in accordance with the manufacturers instructions and the latest edition of the Uniform Plumbing Code. Assembly shall be installed with adequate drain and sufficient side clearance for testing and maintenance. The installation shall be made so that no part of the unit can be submerged or where relief valve discharge could cause damage.

Capacity thru Schedule 40 Pipe (GPM) Pipe size 5 ft/sec 7.5 ft/sec 10 ft/sec 15 ft/sec 2 1/2" 75 112 149 224 3" 115 173 230 346 4" 198 298 397 595 6" 450 675 900 1351 8" 780 1169 1559 2339 10" 1229 1843 2458 3687

PROTECTIVE ENCLOSURE

12" MIN. 30" MAX.

12" MIN. 30" MAX.

AIR GAP

DIRECTION OF FLOW

DIRECTION OF FLOW

DRAIN

TYPICAL OUTDOOR INSTALLATION

TYPICAL INDOOR INSTALLATION

SPECIFICATIONS The Reduced Pressure Principle Backflow Prevention Assembly shall be ASSE 1013 Listed and supplied with full port gate valves. The main body and access covers shall be epoxy coated cast iron (ASTM A 126 Class B), the seat and check valve shall be cast bronze (ASTM B 584), the stem shall be stainless steel (ASTM A 276) and the seat disc elastomers shall be EPDM (FDA approved). The first and second checks shall be accessible for maintenance without removing the relief valve or the entire device from the line. If installed indoors, the installation shall be supplied with an air gap adapter and integral relief valve monitor switch. The Reduced Pressure Principle Backflow Prevention Assembly shall be a WILKINS Model 975.

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WILKINS OPERATION OF ZURN INDUSTRIES, 1747 Commerce Way, Paso Robles, CA 93446 Phone:805/238-7100 Fax:805/238-5766 IN CANADA: ZURN INDUSTRIES LIMITED, 3544 Nashua Dr., Mississauga, Ontario L4V 1L2 Phone:905/405-8272 Fax:905/405-1292 Product Support Help Line: 1-877-BACKFLOW (1-877-222-5356) Website: http://www.zurn.com

PRESSURE LOSS (kpa)

252.4 138

PRESSURE LOSS (kpa)

50.5 138