VESDA VLP/VLC End of Life (EOL) Notice

With the introduction of the new range of VESDA detectors, VESDA-E has set a new benchmark in the industry; providing superior detection performance; greater tolerance to nuisance alarms, lifetime stability in a wide range of applications, added flexibility and a new range of connectivity options. Thus VEP & VEU both made a better result and will substitute VLP & VLC in the future.

Affected Products & Alternatives

VESDA-E VEU/VEP are direct replacement for VLP, whereas VEP-1 replaces VLC. The following table provides a high-level product comparison:

Parameter VESDA VESDA-E
VLF-500 VLC VLP VEP-1 VEP VEU
Fire 1 Lowest Threshold

0.025%/m

(0.008%/ft)

0.015%/m

(0.0046%/ft)

0.015%/m

(0.0046%/ft)

0.01%/m

(0.0031%/ft)

0.01%/m

(0.0031%/ft)

0.001%/m

(0.0003%/ft)

No. Class A Holes 30 30 30 30 30 30
Linear Pipe Length

1X50m

(1X150ft)

1X80m

(1X260ft)

4X50m

(4X164ft)

1X100m

(1X328ft)

4X70m

(4X230ft)

4X100m

(4X328ft)

Branched Pipe Length

2X30m

(1X90ft)

100m

(328ft)

400m

(1312ft)

130m
(427ft)

560m

(1837ft)

800m

(2624ft)

NOTE: VESDA VLF is not impacted by this EOL

 

Last Time Buy & Ship Date

  • LTB orders for VLP/VLC should be placed by 31st January 2020
  • Last shipment date for VLP/VLC shall be 31st March 2020

Servicing and Spares

  • Warranty replacements will be honored as per standard company policy which is 2 years from supply date.
  • Following cease of supply there will be a 2-year support period for spares & repairs.
  • There will be further 1-year support for documentation following the period above

For further details & Discontinued Part Numbers. Please refer to the PDF file below.