Intersec 2018 Profile and Exhibitor Showcase is now online at Gulf Fire

We are pleased to announce that our Intersec 2018 Profile and Exhibitor Showcase is now online at our sister site Gulf Fire. Please click here to vist Gulf Fire and the Intersec 2018 Profile and Exhibitor Showcase.

Victaulic Announces its New, Effective and Simple Method for Pipe Joining

Victaulic, the world’s leading producer of mechanical pipe joining solutions, announces the European premiere of its Refuse-to-FuseTM solution. This new technique enables HDPE (high-density polyethylene) pipes to be coupled without the need for fusion. HDPE (high-density polyethylene) pipes are widely known and…

Johnson Controls announces the new Tyco® RFIII Extended Coverage Horizontal Sidewall Sprinkler

Johnson Controls has announced the new Tyco® RFIII Extended Coverage Horizontal Sidewall Sprinkler. This 8.0 K-factor sprinkler is rated for light hazard occupancies and designed to provide protection for coverage areas up to 16 feet by 24 feet (4,9 metres by…

The Evova Group Ltd Invests in Smoke Abatement Equipment for Fire Testing in its Frankfurt Laboratory

Exova Group Limited, which was recently acquired by Element Materials Technology (Element), has invested in new scrubbing equipment for fire testing at its Frankfurt, Germany laboratory. The large, outdoor scrubbing unit acts as a smoke abatement system, removing as many…

The Door & Hardware Federation calls for UK Government to enforce the use of complete fire doorsets in the wake of Grenfell

Following the Grenfell Tower tragedy, the Door & Hardware Federation (dhf) is stressing the vital importance of compartmentation and the terrible risks of getting it wrong.  In a bid to prevent the spread of fires in multi-occupancy buildings such as…

Bull protects one of Europe’s tallest skylines

Bull Products, a manufacturer of life-saving fire protection equipment, has secured a major contract to protect one of Europe’s tallest residential buildings – South Quay Plaza in Canary Wharf. At 68 storeys, South Quay Plaza is set within 2.6 acres…

An industry problem we can fix – misuse of firestopping products

Effective use of firestopping products is proven to play a critical role in containing fire at its source, reducing the impact of the primary building structure and helping to save lives by maximising the time available to fully evacuate the…

Innovation holds the key to the future

‘We can keep on doing things the same as we’ve always done or we can learn from past experiences both good and bad and innovate for future success’  Much has happened within the past few months within the fire sector…

A matter of will

After a string of recent tragedies, is the world finally ready to do what’s needed to protect people? The world knows a lot about fire; we know how to prevent it and how to keep people from dying from it.…

After Grenfell, three issues to consider

Following the Grenfell tower fire in June, the British government set up an independent review into Building Regulations and Fire Safety led by Dame Judith Hackitt. An interim report is expected in late 2017 with a full report in spring…

Thermarestor – Goes from strength to strength

The latter months of 2017 have been a busy time for the Thermarestor team, both across the UK and internationally as the unique value of Thermarestor’s alerts to an impending electrical fire become more widely installed and appreciated. Before exhibiting…

Intersec 2018 – Long-standing exhibitors mark two decades of global growth at Intersec

As preparations continue ahead of Intersec 2018, the 20th anniversary edition of world’s leading trade fair for security, safety, and fire protection will be a notable milestone for a number of exhibitors that have grown with the exhibition since its…

International Water Mist Association – 2018 will be a busy year for the IWMA

This year’s 17th International Water Mist Conference (IWMC) took place in Rome, Italy, on 25th and 26th October. With 126 attendees it was the second most successful IWMC after the one in Amsterdam two years ago with 128 participants. On…

Solberg – The firefighting foam products division of Amerex Corporation

Industries around the world are changing faster than ever before. Advances in technology, new manufacturing processes, environmental issues, stricter regulations, and improved safety standards pose greater demand for smarter, more innovative approaches in foam fire suppression. SOLBERG, the firefighting foam…

The Fireray One – The beam smoke detector that aligns itself

With no specialist tools or knowledge needed for installation and operation, the Fireray One is a standalone beam detector that prioritises ease of installation. FFE is an independent manufacturer of beam smoke detectors based in the UK. For over two…

NFPA – Connecting the dots on public safety

This summer, the media was consumed by the Grenfell Tower fire in London, where at least 80 people died. On its own, it was a horrendous tragedy; however, when you look at this incident and others collectively, it suggests a…

Protecting our universities from fire protects our past and our future

Guaranteeing the safety of our educational facilities has always been a challenge. Today the size of our universities, the diverse nature of the buildings involved and the sheer number of people present only serve to increase the complexity of this…

Plumis – Negotiating a complex labyrinth of research

Plumis, the James Dyson Award-winning inventors of the Automist active fire protection concept and manufacturers of a small range of innovative products, has a long association with Exova, the global testing, inspection and certification experts which has recently become part…

Growing pains: Code enforcement challenges with cannabis cultivation

As fire professionals, it is important to understand the hazards associated with new and rapidly developing trends in building use and construction. The cannabis industry has rapidly increased in the United States with little change to building and life safety…

Choosing the right clean agent for your fire hazard

Sprinkler systems are the most widely used form of fire suppression in the world. Their primary function is to preserve a building’s structural integrity long enough for people to evacuate, and for the fire department to arrive. Sprinklers perform this…

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