Focus on Valves

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Although SEP is not a ‘valve shop’ (we are honest in saying that there are others who are better placed to service your everyday valve needs), we have some specialisms in our supply-chain and expertise, we are able to supply many valves from our own stock, and can even help you source anything non-standard that you may be struggling with. …

SEP Going (more) Global

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Since our foundation over 30 years ago, SEP has been almost completely UK-centric, with our only significant export market being Ireland. Things are changing! Mainly, our ability to export in volume has been restricted due to our base product range (air compressors for dry/alternate systems, pump initiation boards) being targeted towards UK-type systems and also not being easy to ship …

Goodbye SEP850S

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After many years (maybe even 20!) in valuable and reliable service, the days of our SEP850S are now nearing a close! As part of our ever-changing and ever-improving product range, we have to say a sad goodbye to the SEP850S… the 2.2kw version has been unavailable for a while, and the 1.8kw version is almost gone too, we maybe have …

MD’s 75th!

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How rude! No, of course he’s not that old… on 23rd June, Rob, our MD, went to give blood and has now racked up 75 ‘points’, making him an Emerald donor (badge and certificate in the post, apparently!). He’s written this article not to collect praise, but to highlight the growing importance of blood (and other product) donation. Quite simply, …

Pump Focus: Jockey Pumps

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Grundfos define a jockey pump as “a small pump connected to a fire sprinkler system to maintain pressure in the sprinkler pipes…which…do not have to be listed or certified for fire system application (although the equipment which controls them, such as pressure switches, may be).” There are a number of specific issues to take into account when selecting a jockey pump: Fire sprinkler pumps …

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Pump Focus: Alarm Valve Booster Pumps

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The SEP AVBP – Alarm Valve Booster Pump Coming into the summer months, our Alarm Valve Booster Pump (AVBP, or Towns Main Booster Pump, or False Alarm Booster Pump) becomes ever more popular. The main reason for this is that water supplies tend to become ever more scarce as demand increases and supply (subject to the British weather!) reduces… The …

Product Focus: Pressure Gauges

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Pressure gauges are a critical component of any fire sprinkler system, and help understand the status of each part of the system, whether it’s wet or dry. Every fire sprinkler system is different; in design, span, number and type of sprinkler heads, flow rate, water pressure etc. Pressure gauges in key areas (or for testing/checking) may be calibrated to meet …

Product Focus: Pressure Switches

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As part of our extensive ‘spares and accessories’ range of items which we supply for fire sprinkler systems, we offer numerous types of valves, flow meters, flow switches, orifice fittings, pressure gauges (even with your own logo for volume orders)… and pressure switches. We thought a bit of a ‘product focus’ might be useful… The bulk of our sales are Bailey …

SEP Going Global

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Since our foundation over 30 years ago, SEP has been almost completely UK-centric, with our only significant export market being Ireland. Things are changing! Mainly, our ability to export in volume has been restricted due to our base product range (air compressors for dry/alternate systems, pump initiation boards) being targeted towards UK-type systems and also not being easy to ship …

New Product: Fire Pump Controllers

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At SEP we are continuously looking for high quality products which complement our existing specialist and growing range of products, and from April 2022 we are proud to be appointed distributors for the high-functioning electric and diesel Fire Pump Controllers from Lovato. Lovato’s FFL…EP (electric pump) and FFL..DP (diesel pump) controllers integrate all necessary features required by EN12845 standard. They …