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6.11.6.2 Automatic test and monitoring facilities BS 8458

BS 8458 states:

'All pumps should be designed to include an automatic test cycle where the pump is churned over at least monthly. A fault alarm should be raised if the electrical power fails or the automatic test cycle fails. The fault alarm should be situated in such a place and be of sufficient decibels that the alarm can be noticed and acted upon.'

This is a common method to verify that traditional systems are ready to operate. 

Automist uses a 3 piston positive displacement pump removing the need for this requirement.  

Automist is also continually monitored through an RS-485 bus connecting every key component and raising a warning if one item is faulty or has been tampered with or removed. We also monitor that the thermopile sensors are reading temperatures and all heads are ready to operate. 

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