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Fire Fountain Manifolds & Fire Ignition Systems

As seen in Pond Trade Magazine. To read the full article click here.

Pond Trade Magazine Fire Fountains

Fire Fountain Manifolds - One of the newest trends in outdoor decoration is the fire and water fountain that combines a fountain with fire to create a spectacular display in any backyard. A fire fountain combines the elements of fire and water to create an amazing outdoor display for many different sizes and shapes of fountains. The gas lines, similar to those used in barbecue grills are placed below the water line of the fountain with a manifold as close to the surface as possible. When the gas is lit it extends the flame to the lines’ nozzles igniting the gas. This combination has until recently only been seen in such places a Las Vegas and now those water features are available for private use. It operates on either natural or LP gas with output meters provided by the gas provider. This water feature is an excellent outdoor addition to your patio or garden.

Auto Fire Ignition System - The auto fire ignition system for fire fountains connects to the tube arrangements of nearly all fire fountain configurations. Located above the water level it allows the gas spewed by all of the nozzles to light, making it appear that the water itself is aflame. The gas tube size and configuration will depend on the size of this water feature and can be modified to a custom design to bring fire to life on nearly any sizes.

Vulcan Fire Module - Unlike the Fire Fountain manifolds, the Vulcan Fire Module is for use in dry fire features. The Vulcan is a clever way to conceal the source of your fire. The smallest Electronic Ignition System on the market today, this unit is perfect for small fire bowls, rock crevices, or other cylinder shaped fire features.

*All sizes over 24” or requiring special bends or configuration will be a custom design and quote pricing.

The video below is a live demonstration of the auto igniter. The auto igniter is available on our website here:


Q: How much gas pressure does it take to operate a Submersible GV Unit?
A: Submersible Units require at least 2 PSI to operate properly.

Q: How deep should I put the manifold below the surface of the water?
A:The closer the manifold is to the surface of the water, the better the performance.

Q: How large does the supply line have to be to the manifold?
A: 7 – 12” manifolds may run off of a ¼” supply line. The gas line will never be larger than 1 ¼” for the larger submersible units.

Q: How do I keep water out of my supply line?
A: The Submersible GV Units are designed with a vapor locking system and an in-line check valve to ensure that no water fills the gas line, giving you constant gas pressure.

Q: Does the system run on natural gas?
A: Yes. Our system runs on natural gas and requires a high output meter that will be supplied by your gas carrier at no cost to the customer. The customer will need to get a high pressure regulator installed to the fire feature with a pressure regulated spring rated at 3 – 6 PSI.

Q: Can this system operate on propane?
A: Yes. Our system runs on propane and needs to be equipped with a high output regulator supplied by your gas provider. It needs to be rated for at least 3 PSI and up.

Q: Can this unit burn indoors?
A: No.

Q: How long does the system last?
A: There is a one year warranty on the stainless steel material and the tips. The system is very durable and is built to last.

Q: How long does it take to install?
A: Each Submersible Unit should take about 10 minutes to install.

Q: What material does the manifold consist of?
A: 316 stainless steel material.

Q: How do I manually light a Fire Fountain or a fire feature?
A: A Fire Fountain or fire feature may be lit manually with a control valve close to the feature.

Note: Always stand UPWIND when lighting any fire feature.