18.104.22.168 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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