What is K-Factor?

AGF’s TESTanDRAIN and Inspector’sTEST valves come in a range of k-factors to best meet your needs. But what is k-factor?

K-factor helps to calculate the discharge rate from fire sprinkler heads. The K-factor also determines proper orifice sizing. AGF offers a full range of orifice sizes to accommodate any K-factor for all TESTanDRAIN models.

K-factor conversion chart
*Available on 1-1/4″, 1-1/2″, & 2″ size units only **Available on 1-1/2″ and 2″ size units only

Do you have more questions about K-factor? Contact us at 610-240-4900 to speak with a member of our technical staff.