International Fire Protection E-News – February 2022

The legacy continues – with Nomex Xtreme Performance

DuPont Nomex is innovative, tested and proven. During the past 50 years, Nomex has helped…

Introducing Nomex Xtreme Performance for next-generation firefighter protection

The newest innovation in firefighter protection from the industry leader in PPE Tested and trusted…

Kicking off 2022 with work on GESA’s Equipment Exchange

Departments and communities across the Global South struggle to get the equipment they need. Budgets…

NFPA seeks nominations for James M. Shannon Advocacy Medal Award, which honours significant contributions in fire safety advocacy efforts

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is calling for nominations for the 2022 James M.…

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Global Fire Equipment launches OWL – an advanced ‘plug and play’ fire alarm management and monitoring software

Global Fire Equipment (GFE) has launched OWL, an advanced ‘plug and play’ fire alarm management…

Fire Sprinkler International is back – and in London

In partnership with the British Automatic Fire Sprinkler Association (BAFSA), the European Fire Sprinkler Network…

FREE NFPA online conference on 16 February will cover global challenges and solutions for keeping people and property safe

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) will present a FREE ‘Global Solutions for Global Challenges’…

Xtralis explains why hospitals need advanced fire detection, now more than ever

A new online guide from Xtralis illustrates how advanced fire detection can help hospitals stay…

Petroplan have four new exciting opportunities to work in Qatar for a major Oil and Gas company

These roles will be on a permanent, staff, residential basis. You can either go Single…

SFPE Foundation awards research grant to study environmental and health impacts of fire and fire-suppression activities during large-scale fire events

The SFPE Foundation, a charitable organization focused on enhancing the scientific understanding of fire and…

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Prime Secure launches wireless evacuation alarm technology, reducing burden on leaseholders paying for 24/7 waking watch by 82%

Prime Secure’s Fire Safety division, the Waking Watch Initiative, has launched the UK’s first affordable,…

Society of Fire Protection Engineers announces International Conference on Performance-Based Codes and Fire Safety Design Methods

The Society of Fire Protection Engineers – the world’s leading professional society for fire protection…

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INTERSCHUTZ ready for comeback

The sirens that resound across the Hannover Exhibition Grounds at various times between 20 and…

ADD testing apparatus with obstructions.
Hampering sprinkler effectiveness

There’s a joke in the sprinkler and storage industries that you don’t design an early…

The term ‘char fall-off’ refers to charred pieces of the exposed lamella detaching from the timber structure and falling off, such as this CLT sample shows after burning under exposure to external heating of 20kW/m² and structural loading (Left: Front view. Middle: Side view). Exemplary pieces of char fall off collected from the floor of the setup after testing (Right).
Understanding char loss and fall-off for fire-safe design of timber structures

Engineered timber is in high demand while the awareness of environmental pressures is growing. Worldwide…

NFPA 409, 2022 edition allows for alternative fire protection methods and options.
Alternatives to foam for hangar fire protection

For the past several years a perfect storm has been brewing within the aviation hangar…

CS-UIE-C20P, UV/IR flame detector.
Chang Sung Ace – Flame detectors – Compact design and reliable quality

Chang Sung Ace (CSA) was established in 1989 by an ex-Samsung CEO and is now…

International Fire Protection is the only international journal dedicated to fire safety, prevention and protection covering every aspect of the passive and active fire protection market. The editorial features are written by industry experts and comprise a unique blend focusing on the latest technology and equipment as well as highlighting sector specific issues from around the world. Regular product and company profiles, events updates and news make IFP the first choice read for fire safety professionals.

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