Solberg

Solberg is your one-stop resource for high performance, sustainable firefighting foam concentrates and custom-designed foam suppression systems hardware. Solberg has the expertise, capabilities and resources to serve the high-hazard, high-risk market sector. RE-HEALING™ Foam concentrates from SOLBERG are an innovative,…

STI (Europe) Ltd

STI manufacture an extensive and unique range of fire, safety and security products, many of which will be on display at NFPA. Within the range is an audible polycarbonate protective cover designed to retrofit over manual call points, which is…

Pentair

Pentair, under the brands Aurora and Fairbanks Nijhuis, is a global leader in fire protection for commercial buildings and industrial facilities. From split case, inline, end suction and vertical turbine pumps to positive displacement pumps for foam and water mist…

Tornatech

Based in Montreal, Canada since 1985, Tornatech specializes in the conception and manufacturing of fire pump controllers in accordance with the NFPA 20 standard. They are UL listed and FM approved. Our products have proven to be reliable property loss…

TLX Technologies

TLX Technologies will introduce our next generation supervised fire suppression actuator at the NFPA Expo in Las Vegas. This new revision of TLX’s actuator meets required UL and NFPA wiring codes and standards and includes an internal supervisory mechanism that…

Spectrex Inc.

Spectrex Inc. is a technology leader in optical Flame and Open Path Gas Detection (OPGD). Spectrex developed and patented industrial optical IR3 Flame Detector and Xenon Flash OPGD detectors, designs are now standard for Oil & Gas projects. A wide…

Victaulic

Designed for fire protection systems, Victaulic’s new FireLock® Installation-Ready™ fittings, a single-unit design solution, provide fast and easy pipe connections with no need to disassemble the coupling during installation. Standard grooved pipe and accessories are easily joined by pushing the…

UL

UL is a premier global independent safety science company with over 120 years of expertise in verification, testing and certification. It has more than 10,000 professionals who are guided by the UL mission to promote safe working and living environments…

Coltraco Ultrasonics

How do you currently test pressurised fixed gaseous fire suppression systems? Weighing? Shutting down the system, dismantling the cylinders and placing on scales? Once a year? Are your systems protected against accidental discharge or leakage? Coltraco Ultrasonics is a leading…

Fire Safety – the weakest link

In today’s world of innovative and increasingly challenging building design, it has never been more important to consider fire safety as an intrinsic part of the overall building design process. Life safety is paramount and cannot be compromised in any…

Plumis’s automist smartscan testing

A common denominator linking manufacturers of reliable, trustworthy, quality-controlled construction products is independent third-party testing. Before taking their products to market, these manufacturers invest in the help of independent third party laboratories, such as fire protection testing specialist Exova Warringtonfire,…

Driving development in fire suppression

We live in a world dominated by the impact of safety, both in terms of maximising life protection and reducing potential impact on the environment. Safety has risen to the top of many executive agendas, and its emergence as a…

Grounding of corrugated stainless steel tubing does not prevent fires

Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing (CSST) is a semi-flexible gas tubing favored over traditional black iron pipe because it reduces installation time and requires fewer fittings. However, the thickness of CSST is approximately 10 times thinner than traditional black iron pipe,…

UL offers online tool for testing of fire sprinklers sampled from buildings

For several decades, UL has provided a testing service to assess the operating characteristics of fire sprinklers sampled from sprinkler systems in existing buildings. UL’s online tool that makes it easy for the user of these services to request testing.…

Fire extinguishing and detection systems in general aviation

In the modern and general aviation the fire suppression systems is divided into two subsystems – the Fire Detection System and the Fire Extinguish System. Fire detection system The aircraft systems that have fire detection are: Engines (Turbines) APU (Auxiliary…

Fire safety for the Gotthard base tunnel

The Gotthard Base Tunnel (GBT) is the centerpiece of the new transalpine railway link in and through Switzerland. This tunnel of superlatives is not only the world’s longest railway tunnel, it is also a prestige project that showcases Swiss engineering…

Simplest is not always safest

Over the last twelve months there has been increasing discussion in the UK about the different routes to compliance for the façades of buildings containing living or work space 18 metres, or more, above ground level. The complexities of the…

Foam firefighting systems in rail tunnels

Since 2007, SP Fire Research has been involved in the development of a foam firefighting system to protect rail tunnels carrying freight trains in Antwerp’s harbour district. SP’s role in the project, with a total budget of over EUR 870…

Inspection, testing and maintenance of active fire protection systems

Installing an active fire protection system is no mean investment yet all too often companies are reluctant to invest the time and money in servicing and testing to ensure that their systems can continue to protect people and property effectively.…

Code development 101: Using ICC’s cdpaccess

You’ve got the one idea that will make the building code easier to understand, the fire code simpler to interpret, and the project owner’s bottom line to stay in the black. How do you get it into the code? With…

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