Morgan Advanced Materials announces FireMaster® FireBarrier™ high performance fire protection

Superior fire protection with simple and cost effective installation ideal for use in tunnels Morgan Advanced Materials announces the availability of FireMaster® FireBarrier™ 135 sprayed refractory cement, offering superior fire protection and simple, cost effective installation. FireMaster® FireBarrier™ 135 is ideal for concrete tunnel lining fire protection and the fire protection of ventilation shafts, escape tunnels and refuges as well…

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Fire Fighting Enterprises Gains CCCf Approval in China

Fireray 5000 optical beam smoke detector all set for Chinese market Fire Fighting Enterprises (FFE) has received CCCf approval for its Fireray 5000 optical beam smoke detectors, allowing the company to distribute them in China. Using infrared beams, optical beam detectors can identify smoke over much larger areas than traditional fire detection devices, making them perfectly suited for large indoor…

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Failure to test and maintain fire prevention equipment can lead to serious consequences

Ventilation duct systems may be out of sight but should never be out of mind when it comes to fire prevention says Dermott Quinn MD of duct maintenance specialist Ductbusters. “Ducting provides the perfect conduit for fires to spread rapidly through buildings – and into neighbouring buildings,” he says. “The heat build-up inside ducts can cause combustible materials nearby, such…

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Dirty ductwork – the hidden fire hazard in your kitchen

Commercial kitchens play a crucial role in many public sector organisations, such as hospitals, schools and prisons, so their maintenance and upkeep is vitally important. They are hardworking environments, not just for the people who cook in them, but also for the equipment. Ductwork, extraction and ventilation systems form a critical part of any catering operation, but as the majority…

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Derby Arena Protected by Optical Beam Smoke Detectors

FFE’s Fireray 5000 detectors ensure safety of athletes, spectators and staff The Derby Arena has been fitted with nine Fire Fighting Enterprises (FFE) Fireray 5000 advanced infra-red beam smoke detectors as part of its fire protection system. The arena is a new multi-sports complex currently under construction by Derby City Council and scheduled for completion in early 2015. “Optical beam…

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Keep valuable documents safe with the Fire Stor from Securikey

The Fire Stor range of fire and burglary resistant storage cabinets from Securikey offers an extremely reliable and affordable solution for the safekeeping of important documents and other valuables – providing complete peace of mind even in the face of the unexpected. When the home or workplace succumbs to fire, the destruction of documents such as insurance policies, wills, passports…

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New fire detection solution for high value properities provides a technology first

FireVu is introducing the first fire detection technology that combines Visual Smoke Detection (VSD), flame detection and now temperature sensing technology in the form of a built in thermopile. The Multi Detector will offer architects and professionals responsible for fire safety a solution that will identify and analyse smoke and heat patterns to raise alerts. It is aimed at heritage…

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Siemens ensures regulatory compliance and maximum protection at PETNET Solutions

PETNET Solutions’ radiopharmaceutical drug manufacturing facility in Lisses, near Paris, requires special fire safety and security measures to keep staff and assets safe. Siemens has installed an integrated solution that comprises fire detection, access control, video surveillance and building automation.  An open architecture approach was taken to ensure interoperability across all technical and security systems and processes, enabling reliable, safe…

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ADT provides Newcastle College with the full package

ADT Fire and Security is now providing fully comprehensive fire and security solutions with integration of the fire detection and access control systems for the majority of Newcastle College. For the past six years, ADT has maintained the majority of fire detection and alarm systems at the college. However after demonstrating successful results the contract has been extended to include…

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FIRERAY Heater Keeps Optical Beam Smoke Detectors Clear of Condensation

FIRERAY optical beam smoke detectors provide wide area smoke detection when it is impractical to use traditional point-type detectors. They are also ideal for large indoor spaces with high ceilings, such as warehouses, sports arenas, factories or shopping malls. There are two general types of detector: projected, which utilise two detector heads; and reflective, which have one detector head and…

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