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PARAMOUNT’S PATENTED SDX HIGH FLOW SAFETY DRAIN

SDX is a high flow suction outlet suitable for use as a wall fitting and also as a floor drain when debris removal is not a concern. A “Retro” version is available to bring existing suction outlet covers VGB compliant. SDX Retro fits existing plaster rings up to 10” in diameter.

SDX boasts a flow rating of 200 gpm on the floor and 192 gpm on the wall making it compatible with most residential pumps up to 3 hp. SDX has a 1.485 feet per second velocity at the opening at a maximum listed 200 gpm.


>> SDX FLYER
>> SDX Q&A
>> SDX INFO SHEET
>> SDX RETRO MANUAL
>> VGB 2008 COMPLIANT
>> SDX ARTICLE IN IAPMO
>> SDX VELOCITY CALCULATION
>> CERTIFICATE OF CONFORMITY



FEATURES AND BENEFITS
  • NO SUMP REQUIRED - No need to chisel out a sump to meet the1.5 times the pipe diameter sump depth requirement.
  • SDX has a 1.485 feet per second velocity at the opening at a maximum listed 200 gpm.
  • Approved as a bulkhead fitting so the safety is in the cover and plate.
  • Patented “ribbed” design achieves high flow with sixty “mini” drains
  • Suction doesn’t transfer if one area is covered
  • Dome shape to prevent a seal by a swimmer
  • Anti-vortex shield blocks contact with direct suction
  • SDX retro can be installed as a single cover with an SVRS installed on the suction line.
  • "Retro" version fits existing suction outlets up to 10” in diameter
  • Stainless steel security screws
  • Secondary support plate secured to protect the sump and fittings

 

With a flow rating of 200 gpm on the floor and 192 gpm on the wall SDX is compatible with pumps up to 3 hp. In most cases this eliminates the need to calculate the system total dynamic head. SDX has a 1.485 feet per second velocity at the opening at a maximum listed 200 gpm.

DESCRIPTION MAX FLOW FLOOR MAX FLOW WALL
Two SDX High Flow Safety Drains 200 gpm (756 lpm) 192 gpm (726 lpm)
Three SDX High Flow Safety Drains 300 gpm (1136 lpm) 288 gpm (1090 lpm)
Four SDX High Flow Safety Drains 400 gpm (1514 lpm) 384 gpm (1456 lpm)

Meets National anti-entrapment requirements

  • ASME A112.19.8 – 2007 Listed

  • IAPMO tested and certified; a nationally recognized testing laboratory (NRTL) accredited by ANSI.

  • USPC (uniform swimming pool, spa and hot tub code) compliant

  • IRC (International Residential Code), section 106.2 – suction fittings – compliant

SDX protects against all five types of entrapment; hair, limb, body suction, evisceration, and mechanical entrapment.

  • Order SDX for new pool construction or when installing a new plaster ring
    (such as when a new interior finish is being applied).

  • SDX is available for concrete, vinyl and one/piece fiberglass pools

  • Order SDX Retro when replacing an existing suction outlet cover up to 10” in diameter.

  • SDX Retro is available for concrete and vinyl pool

WARNING: SDX and SDX Retro must be installed in accordance with Paramount's written instruction manual, and in conformity with applicable Federal, State, Local and Swimming pool industry building and safety codes.



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SDX Retro High Flow Safety Drain is available through Paramount dealers, Distribution (to the trade only) and select service companies and retailers. SDX drains are available for Concrete, Vinyl, and One-Piece pools.  To find a builder or service company near you, please click the Find A Builder link on the top right of this page.

If you are a pool builder and would like more information on SDX, please notify your Paramount Regional Sales Representative or contact Customer Service via phone at 1.800.621.5886 or e-mail (paramount@1paramount.com).

U.S. Patent numbers
7,178,179 D,532,684 D,531,888
Other U.S. and Foreign Patents Pending

 
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