How Stahl’s water-based flame retardants enable safe and more sustainable performance coatings and binders

Obviously, we want the spaces where we work and live to be as temptingly designed as possible, but also safe and durable at the same time. Without even knowing it, almost all materials we use in everyday life consist of organic…

VID Fire-Kill ApS

Stand A535 – VID Fire-Kill is a world leading innovative developer and manufacturer of water based firefighting products. We specialize in fixed water-based systems utilizing environmental friendly firefighting methods through low pressure watermist technology.

Our products are unique, offering either a better performance, a better approval, or a better solution than what found on the market today.

Halocarbons in fire suppression

This paper reviews the numerous applications and installations in which the halocarbon-based clean fire suppression agents provide fire protection for sensitive and expensive mission critical assets. Early Use Of Halocarbons In Fire Suppression The term “halocarbons” refers to compounds containing…

Cellulose or plastic? It’s not just about shopping bags

The vast product arrays that move through modern storage warehouses provide a constant challenge to owners, insurers and code officials to assure the built-in fire protection is suitable to protect the hazards. The combustibility and heat release rate of products…

Fire safety program peer review: recommendations for practice

Peer reviews are typical in accounting firms, health care, and information technology services but this practice does not appear to be a common occurrence among fire safety programs. This article discusses a fire safety peer review project, how the peer…

Safety Design in Buildings, Riyadh Conference April 16, 2018 at Holiday Inn Izdihar – Riyadh

SDiB is the leading debating platform for safety and fire professionals in the construction industry. Initiated in collaboration with Intersec in 2012, the Safety Design in Buildings Campaign debates safety standards and practices in the built environment. Expert Talks discuss…

Patterson Pump Company

Patterson Pump Company offers industry leading fire suppression pumps. Headquartered in Toccoa, Georgia; Patterson has representation throughout the U.S. and around the world with offices in Mexico, Latin America, Singapore, Greece, and additional manufacturing capabilities in

Research is the key to success

Almost 20 years ago I was employed as a research scientist at ‘SP Fire Technology’, a department at the Swedish governmental owned research Institute SP. In 2010 we merged with the Norwegian/SINTEF fire laboratory to become ‘SP Fire Research’ and…

Demonstrating competency

The Interim report from the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety led by Dame Judith Hackitt, released in mid-December 2017, recommended a change in culture within the UK construction industry and significant reform of the UK fire safety…

Getting out

Tragedies in Portugal and elsewhere demonstrate the complexity and necessity of wildfire evacuation plans. After the devastating wildfires that killed more than 60 people in Portugal last June, The New York Times ran a series of haunting photos, including images…

4EVAC – New LoopDrive FIM safeguards any Voice Alarm / Voice Evacuation system

Launched in 2015 the LoopDrive Fault Isolator Module (FIM) integrates 4EVAC’s patented technology to increase the reliability and heighten the performance of evacuation loudspeaker lines installed using the return-loop systems’ design principle. Unfortunately, despite flameproof cabling and cable enclosures and…

The Fire Safety Event – Returning to the NEC, Birmingham April 2018

The Fire Safety Event returns to NEC Birmingham on 10-12 April 2018 boasting an unparalleled line up of legal updates and best practice seminar sessions delivered by leading fire safety industry experts. More than 5,000 visitors are expected to attend…

E2S majors on LED beacon technology at OTC 2018

On Booth 1339 from 30 April to 03 May at OTC Houston, E2S Warning Signals, the world’s largest independent manufacturer of audible and visible warning devices, is featuring its market-leading LED beacons technology. As well as multiple operating modes the…

Kentec on-board Red Funnel Ferries

Kentec fire safety control panels have been chosen for the refurbishment of fire systems on the Red Funnel Ferry Group’s vehicle ferries that operate out of Southampton to the Isle of Wight. The refitting of the MV Red Osprey, following that of MV Red Falcon back in 2015, now leaves just the MV…

Pyroplex – Demanding high standards and certified fire door solutions

There’s no doubt that to achieve optimum levels of passive fire protection in construction requires a full understanding of the testing and certification that is necessary for components specified, in addition to the use of fully trained installers and contractors.…

Reliable – Introducing the Reliable diaphragm deluge valve range

When the risk from fire to property and critical business processes is at the highest levels, ‘Water Deluge’ has an exceptional track record of effectiveness as a fire suppression system. Now Reliable’s latest FM approved fire protection valve, the ‘DDV’…

Felixstowe Port Warehouses Benefit From Patol Aspirating Smoke Detection

A project to protect the largest warehousing and cross-docking facility in one of the UK’s busiest ports has demonstrated the suitability of aspirating smoke detection (ASD) for buildings characterised by large open spaces and high roofs.

PD Portcentric Logistics is based on the 28-acre site near to Dock Gate One in the Port of Felixstowe on the east coast of the UK. Recognised as a prime location for the import and export of goods, the port is the UK’s largest in terms of size and accommodates some of the world’s biggest ships, including deep-draughted vessels through its extensive deepwater complex. As the largest customs approved warehousing facility in the Port, PD is central to the Felixstowe operation. With 3 warehouses containing a wide range of goods – from FMCG (fast moving consumer goods) and general merchandise to retail products and ambient foodstuffs – protecting the contents, as well as the structure of the warehouses themselves, is crucial.

Apollo – Refining fire detection with new Soteria® Dimension®

The SOTERIA® range of fire detection devices from Apollo Fire Detectors has an exciting new product addition, SOTERIA Dimension® a chamberless, and flush-fitting, optical detector that combines functionality and style. Designed to fit perfectly in locations with the most demanding…

Flame Protect UK – Paving the way to success for a Welsh fire protection business

They’ve spent their days rubbing shoulders with the stars of stage and screen. They’re behind the scenes on blockbuster movie sets and their clients are some off the biggest companies from around the globe – Coca Cola, Calvin Klein, Disney,…

PATOL – Focusing on Securiton ASD versatility at the Fire Safety Event

Fire detection specialists Patol will be returning to The Fire Safety Event1, using Stand FS86 to focus on the Securiton aspirating smoke detection systems (ASD) which are proving increasingly popular in a wide range of applications. Patol is the exclusive…

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