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VGPS-K kitchen interlock

VGPS-K kitchen interlock

It tells the kitchen staff what to do

VGPS-K, a kitchen interlock gas system. It has pressure proving and ventilation interlock designed for use within commercial kitchens.

Very easy to use, the LCD displays clear messages giving real information rather than just LED indications.

It is a requirement that any mechanical ventilation within a kitchen environment (both supply and extract) is switched on and running before the use of any gas appliances can take place. With the VGPS-K if the ventilation is not switched on, the LCD display informs the operator that the fans are off and to switch on the fans and restart the panel.

With the fans on and running the system will then perform a downstream integrity check using our patented “Differential Pressure Proving” method.

From within the panel the engineer has several “engineer functions” which can be used to aid in the setup of the system – such as displaying in real time both the inlet and outlet pressure at the gas valve (mbar) and the ability to power the valve at a button press, it's with functions like these that for example a “valve let by indication” check can be performed with ease.

For the interlocking of the ventilation our current monitoring unit (CM2M-K) or pressure differential switches can be used.

If you require further information about this product please call us on 0161 233 0600 or email at and we'll be more than happy to help.

  • Sender
  • VGPS-K

Design & Specification Documents

  • 5 Year Warranty

    5 Year Warranty

    Medem’s industry leading five-year warranty is a demonstration of the company’s confidence in the quality and design of our products.

    This applies to the main panels and sender units, gas detectors carry a two year warranty.

    Where we commission an installed system the warranty is extended from five to ten years. At the time of commissioning photos and gas pressure readings are recorded along with other relevent details of the installation. A 24 hour help line number and serial number is attached with the panel and all details are then entered on to the Medem database.

    5 & 10 year warrenty

  • Fan interlocking

    Fan interlocking

    Fan interlocking is used where you require isolation of the gas supply when the ventilation is not running.

    In commercial kitchens it is a requirement to meet current regulations BS6173, BB100, UP11 (see our standards section for more information).

    Our recommended method of interlocking is “current monitoring” (see our model CM2M-K)


Why fit gas pressure proving in a commercial kitchen

Why fit gas pressure proving in a commercial kitchen

We are still on occasion asked to supply a system that performs ventilation interlock alone - no gas pressure proving. Although we do have such a system, it was....

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Differential pressure proving?

Differential pressure proving?

Why choose Medem differential pressure proving?

The differential gas pressure proving method as developed and patented by Medem operates by *measuring* the pressure deferentially across the inlet and....

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British standard 6173:2009 relating to commercial kitchens

British standard 6173:2009 relating to commercial kitchens

Specification for the installation and maintenance of gas fired catering appliances for use in all types of catering establishments (2nd and 3rd family gases.

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