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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…

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…

Telgian Engineering & Consulting Names Pamela Reno Assistant Regional Practice Leader

Telgian Engineering & Consulting (TEC) recently announced the promotion of Pamela Reno to Assistant Regional Practice Leader. In this role, she will be responsible for team management, day-to-day operations, and ensuring client strategies for success, in the Mid Atlantic region.…

Fireaway Inc. named 2020 EXIM Exporter of the Year

Fireaway Inc., manufacturer of the Stat-X® Condensed Aerosol Fire Suppression generatorshas been named an Exporter of the Year by the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM). The company, which has used EXIM’s export credit insurance to support its international…

ACTIV PROTECTION!

C-TEC’s Hush ActiV domestic fire systems specified for MoD facility C-TEC’s new Hush ActiV BS 5839-6 Grade C domestic fire alarm systems are providing top-grade fire protection at several Ministry of Defence-managed residential properties in North Wales. Located on the…

Apollo Fire Detectors launch the Apollo Advisor Network

Apollo Fire Detectors, one of the world’s leading fire safety solution providers,has launched a new market insight program to help them continue to deliver innovative fire safety products and the highest standards of customer service. The Apollo Advisor Network encourages…

Apollo Fire Detectors launch leasing programme

Apollo Fire Detectors has launched a new Leasing Programme in partnership with Shire Leasing to offer simple, flexible finance options to install or upgrade fire alarm systems without an initial capital outlay. As one of the world’s leading fire safety…

Fireaway Reaches Major Milestone with 500,000 Stat-X® Condensed Aerosol Fire Suppression Units Sold Worldwide

Fireaway Inc., manufacturer of the Stat-X® condensed aerosol fire suppression has now sold over 500,000 units since its inception in 2005. These 500,000 units are comprised of the portable Stat-X First Responder® and the Stat-X electrically, thermally/manually, and manually operated…

The 10th International «UzSecureExpo» Exhibition 2021 – New dates

From May 5 to May 7, 2021 in the NEC  «Uzexpocentre», Tashkent, Uzbekistan the 10th International exhibition  «UzSecureExpo-2021» will take place. The exhibition will show the range of equipment and new approaches to security, including: technical means to ensure safety…

MEPs join Fire Safety advocates to ask for fire resilience to be included in the EU Green Deal initiatives on buildings

MEP Tanja Fajon (S&D, Slovenia), MEP Sirpa Pietikäinen (EPP, Finland) and Fire Safe Europe called upon EU and national policymakers to integrate fire resilience in the EU Green Deal’s initiatives on buildings. Speaking at an event organised jointly with Fire…

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