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    Electrical Gas Valves and Reset Relays for Kitchen Appliances

    By Mark Conroy


    When it comes to the gas supply for cooking appliances, electrical gas valves must comply with the same shutdown requirements as mechanical gas valves, according to NFPA 96, Standard for Ventilation Control and Fire Protection of Commercial Cooking Operations. This standard requires all sources of fuel and electrical power, that produce heat to protected appliances, be automatically shut off when the extinguishing system is actuated.

    For a restaurant with an electric gas valve, a reset relay must also be installed to comply with NFPA 96. The reason is to prevent the unintended restoration of the gas supply, possibly reigniting the fire. After recharging the suppres¬sion system, the gas to the appliances can be restored after pushing the manual reset button. This meets the NFPA 96 manual reset requirement.

    The UL listed Brooks reset relays are specifically designed to comply with the NFPA 96 requirements and to be com¬patible with our selection of electrical gas valves. Remem¬ber, each gas valve must be selected to match the power supply and the gas line pipe size.

    NFPA 96 requires the automatic shutdown of the gas supply to not only prevent the cooking oil from heating further but to allow the oil to cool below its re-ignition temperature. Your customers expect code-compliant in¬stallations, and pairing our electrical gas valves with Brooks reset relays will not only be code compliant but will also ensure continued safety in the event of an un¬wanted kitchen fire.>

    RESET RELAYS

    P/N RESET RELAY
    SRR 110-120 VAC
    SRR24 24 VDC


    ELECTRICAL GAS VALVES (24 VDC)

    P/N RESET RELAY
    GVC24100 1"
    GVC24125 1 1/4"
    GVC24150 1 1/2"
    GVC24200 2"


    ELECTRICAL GAS VALVES (110 VAC)

    P/N RESET RELAY
    GVC75 3/4"
    GVC100 1"
    GVC125 1 1/4"
    GVC150 1 1/2"
    GVC200 2"
    GVC250 2 1/2"
    GVC300 3"

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