The Simplex 2099-9288C Manual Station single action require a firm downward pull to activate the alarm switch. Completing the action breaks an internal plastic break-rod (visible below the pull lever). The pull lever latch into the alarm position and remains out of the cover to provide a visible indication of the alarm station. This will be fit with an institutional cover kit. Institutional Stations are design to be activate by key operation only. This allows access for manual alarms to be limite to authorize personnel. Operation requires key insertion and opening of the station cover.
When the Simplex 2099-9288C Manual Station is a double-action station (Breakglass) require the operator to strike the front-mount hammer to break the glass and expose the recess pull lever. The pull lever then operates as a single action station. The pre-signal option activate the lever when is pull. General alarm initiation requires a key to activate a key switch located behind the pull lever. And also, the station reset requires the use of a key to reset the pull station lever and deactivate the alarm switch. If the break-rod is used, it must be replaced.
The following summarizes the basic requirements:
- Stations shall be located in the normal path of exit and distribute in the protect area such that they are unobstructed and readily accessible.
- Mounting shall be with the operable part not less than 42 in (1.07 m) and not more than 48 in (1.22 m) above floor level.
- At least one station shall be provided on each floor. Additional stations shall be provide a travel distance not more than 200 ft.
- When manual station coverage appears limited in any way, additional stations should be installed.