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Ames LFM500

Lead Free* Stainless Steel Reduced Pressure Detector Assemblies

Series LFM500, LFM500N, LFM500Z Reduced Pressure Detector Assemblies to prevent the reverse flow of fire protection system substances from being pumped or siphoned into the potable water supply. The LFM500 incorporates a meter to detect ground leaks and unauthorized illegal taps, greatly reducing annual water expenses. It consists of a compact, stainless steel body with stainless steel internal parts, two check valves, a pressure-differential relief valve, shutoff valves, torsion spring checks and relief valve, and bronze, nickel-plated test cocks. Series LFM500, LFM500N, LFM500Z features the certified lowest pressure loss, is 70% lighter than traditional designs and is ideal for health hazard cross-connections, such as on fire sprinkler systems. Check with local water authorities for installation requirements. Maximum Working Pressure: 175psi (12.06 bar).


2 1/2 to 10 in. (65 to 250mm)

The Maxim LFM500, LFM500N, LFM500Z Reduced Pressure Detector Assemblies provide protection to the potable water system from contamination in accordance with national plumbing codes. The Maxim LFM500, LFM500N, LFM500Z are normally used in health hazard applications to protect against backsiphonage, backpressure and the fouling of either check valve. The Maxim LFM500, LFM500N, LFM500Z are used to monitor unauthorized use of water from the fire protection system.