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Ensuring that fire testing of new-generation foams is relevant to real applications 
The transition to fluorine-free foams is arguably the greatest issue currently facing industrial firefighters, particularly those with large-diameter storage tank hazards. It is generally recognised that this transition has to happen. It is not a case of ‘if’; it is…
The legacy continues – with Nomex Xtreme Performance

DuPont Nomex is innovative, tested and proven. During the past 50 years, Nomex has helped keep people safe while they drilled beneath the Earth’s core, rocketed to outer space and tackled countless other challenges that were once considered impossible. Year…

Introducing Nomex Xtreme Performance for next-generation firefighter protection

The newest innovation in firefighter protection from the industry leader in PPE Tested and trusted for decades, DuPont Nomex has inherent heat- and flame-resistant properties that help provide the performance and protection needed for emergency responders worldwide. As a critical…

Reacton Detection Tube

Offering complete reliability, the Reacton Detection Tube provides the perfect balance of rapid detection without false alarms. It does not require any power to operate, meaning you have confidence in true 24/7 protection for your Direct (DLP) or Indirect (ILP)…

UAE: School bus operators told to install smoke detectors inside vehicles
International Fire Protection (IFP) recently took the opportunity to speak with Johan Larsson, General Manager of Dafo Middle East and Africa, and Fredrik Rosen, Business Manager of Dafo Middle East and Africa Vehicle Fire Protection AB to learn how the…
Historic Miramare Castle Benefits from World-beating Taurus Wireless Protection

A fairy tale castle built for an Emperor, which is now one of the most visited museums in Italy, has been equipped with the new powerful Taurus wireless fire network and range of devices from Argus. More than 150 high-performance…

Hydraulic design of automatic fire sprinkler nozzles
For more than 100 years, automatic sprinkler systems have been considered an effective method to control fires in enclosed areas and to provide property and life protection. An automatic sprinkler is one of the most important components in the sprinkler…
20th International Water Mist Conference (IWMC) to take place in October 2021

Hamburg, 25th January 2021. Today, the International Water Mist Association (IWMA), announced that IWMC 2021 (the 20th International Water Mist Conference 2021) will take place on 6th and 7th October 2021. The venue will remain unchanged: Warsaw, Poland, Regent Warsaw…

CFD modeling of turbulent flow through fire sprinkler nozzle: Effects of inlet geometry
Automatic fire sprinkler systems are considered to be the most effective and economical way to apply water to suppress a fire (Fleming 2016). The automatic sprinkler itself is the key component of the sprinkler system. Automatic sprinklers must be well…
Inherently flame-retardant biopolymer materials via reactive processing
A novel and promising route towards inherently flame-retardant polymeric materials has recently been developed by the Laboratory of Polymeric and Composite Materials (Belgium). The process is here discussed as a positive response to fire sector pressure and expectations with providing…
Achieving corrosion protection in listed antifreeze for fire protection systems
NFPA fire sprinkler standards intended to ensure the safest, most reliable design and installation practices require new antifreeze systems to use a product that is agency-listed and factory-premixed. Existing systems must comply by September 30, 2022. Listed antifreeze products must…
Using flame detectors for Zone 2 Hazardous Areas
84In this article the fundamentals of Hazardous Areas are outlined and Flame Detector applications, split into Zone 1, Zone 2 and Safe Areas are discussed. This is not a definitive explanation of Flame Detector types or how they work, but…
EVAC-ALERT by C-TEC

C-TEC’s new Evacuation Alert Systems video is here! Aimed at anyone involved in residential fire safety, our new animated video shows exactly how Evacuation Alert Systems can be used to assist the Fire and Rescue Services evacuate all or part…

C-TEC creates new evacuation alert video

Leading life-safety systems manufacturer, C-TEC, has created a new Evacuation Alert Systems video. Aimed at anyone involved in residential fire safety, the animated video shows exactly how Evacuation Alert Systems can be used to assist the Fire and Rescue Services…

Euralarm organises online industry webinar on gaseous fire extinguishing systems

October 2020 – Following its General Assembly Euralarm will organise an industry webinar that will run from 16:00 – 16:50 (CET) on October 29, 2020. The webinar is intended to look at the key regulations and standards that affect gaseous…

Stunning Video of Automatic Fire Monitor Tests

In an astonishing, new video at youtu.be/jYtv46xvBj8, Unifire AB of Sweden shows live tests of its state-of-the-art FlameRanger™ fully autonomous fire detection and suppression system. As seen in the video, FlameRanger detects, follows in real time, and dynamically suppresses fires, without any human involvement. Typically it puts water (or foam) directly…

Robotto – Innovating sustainability

An engineering group from Aalborg University is ready to launch innovative and sustainable drone software to fight wildfires! It all started with a willingness to make a difference for the environment and to influence the current climate change in a…

Hochiki Europe launches Ekho: a new generation of hybrid wireless fire detection products

Leading life safety manufacturer, Hochiki Europe, has launched a new range of hybrid wireless fire detection and alarm equipment. The Ekho product range is EN54-25 approved, RED compliant and takes hybrid wireless fire detection to new levels of reliability, flexibility…

Advanced’s New EvacGo Makes Meeting the BS 8629 Code of Practice Easy

Fire protection solutions manufacturer, Advanced, has launched EvacGo, its evacuation alert system designed to meet the recommendations of BS 8629:2019, relating to buildings containing flats with a storey over 18 metres above ground level. Available to the UK market from…

Imperial College London Upgrades Fire System to Advanced

A network of fire panels from UK manufacturer, Advanced, has been installed as part of a campus-wide system replacement at the Imperial College London (ICL), Hammersmith. Six industry-leading 8-loop MxPro 5 fire panels and a TouchControl remote control terminal and…

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