Products

Fabricated Fire Hydrants

Vertical Indicator Post

Features

  • Indicates if the valve underneath is in the OPEN or SHUT position
  • Provides a means to operate a buried or otherwise inaccessible valve
  • The adjustment range of the indicator post is 34.5” to suit the deeper buried valve and can be easily adjusted in the field
  • The wrench handle fits over a “U” bracket on the barrel, and may be fixed with a padlock to secure the operation wrench to the barrel
  • UL Listed and FM Approved
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Size A Ext. Rod (L) Ext. Sleeve (L) Turn to Open Trench Depth
4" 36" 72" min 32"- max 56" 9.1/2 44" to 68"
6" 36" 72" min 32"- max 56" 12.1/2 49" to 73"
8" 36" 72" min 32"- max 56" 18 54" to 78"
10" 36" 72" min 32"- max 56" 22.1/2 60" to 84"
12" 36" 72" min 32"- max 56" 25 65" to 89"
Size A Ext. Rod (L) Ext. Sleeve (L) Turn to Open Trench Depth
4" 36" 72" min 32"- max 56" 9.1/2 44" to 68"
6" 36" 72" min 32"- max 56" 12.1/2 49" to 73"
8" 36" 72" min 32"- max 56" 18 54" to 78"
10" 36" 72" min 32"- max 56" 22.1/2 60" to 84"
12" 36" 72" min 32"- max 56" 25 65" to 89"
  Parts Material Specification
1 Body Cast Iron ASTM A126-B
2 Extension Sleeve Cast Iron ASTM A126-B
3 Socket Cast Iron ASTM A126-B
4 Cotter Pin Stainless Steel AISI 304
5 Hex. Head Bolt Steel ASTM A307-A
6 Extension Rod Mild Steel A105-80
7 Hex. Nut Steel ASTM A563-A
8 Target Frame Cast Bronze ASTM B62
9 Round Head Bolt Steel ASTM A307-A
10 Window Glass Plexiglass  
11 Operating Stem Cast Bronze ASTM B62
12 Retaining Ring Steel SAE 1065-1090
13 Plug Mild Steel A105-80
14 Cap Cast Iron ASTM A126-B
15 Sign Shield SPC  
16 Operating Wrench Ductile Iron A536 65-45-12
17 Sign Plate Open Aluminum  
18 Sign Plate Shut Aluminum  
19 Window Frame Steel  
  • Vertical indicator post are used to identify the position of buried Gate Valves and are recommended for use in fire protection piping systems
  • Maximum Operating Pressure: 16 bar
  • Medium: water

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