Issue 74 – June 2018

The fire protection conundrum

Recent events involving high-rise structures around the world, and the inevitable questions these have raised…

Is there still a place for desktop studies?

One of the recommendations of Dame Judith Hackitt’s Interim Report on the Independent Review of…

Safety, Defined – Creating a training program for life safety professionals around the world.

The quote was blunt: “This incident should not have happened in our country in the…

TLX Technologies
TLX Technologies – Actuator designed for systems with operating pressures to 300 Bar

TLX Technologies introduced its newest actuation device for fire suppression systems at the 2018 Intersec…

Mechanically fixed and glue free PAROC Fire Steel Protect gives excellent fire protection for steel profiles up to 4 hours.
PAROC – Fire Protection of Steel Structures

Building regulations require certain elements of a structure to have fire resistance. Whether or not…

Several Pi Foam pressure vessels protecting a ring-walled gasoline tank in the background at an Oiltanking facility in Central Europe.
A new approach to extinguishing fires on combustible-liquid storage tanks

One of the trickiest challenges a fire fighter will ever face is a full-surface blaze…

Modern design presents fire engineering challenges.
Raising standards in steel structures

As new modern building design for steel structures emerges with the use of new materials…

Occupant safety must be the foremost concern in the design of any building.
Testing times

Ever since the appalling loss of life in the Grenfell Tower disaster, the UK construction…

Floor-to-ceiling glazing used throughout offer rooms filled with natural light and fire protection.
Fire-protective glass: An overview

Fire safety is, understandably, a primary concern for designers of today’s built environment, and glazing…

Flame detection has been extensively used for over 50 years to address the need for quick detection.
The next generation of flame detectors

There are many industries, processes and applications that have a need to protect and save life and property. To that end, they need detection systems and detectors that will be highly immune to false alarms and of the highest performance and reliability.

As a result, flame detectors were developed to detect fire at all times and in all weather conditions and yet be highly immune to false alarms.

In recent years, communication, video image processing and data storage power technology have developed rapidly and so are readily available and easy to implement. They will contribute to the next generation of Flame and Gas detection systems and products.

Pyroplex® Passive Fire Protection Products.
Why passive fire protection is key to the construction plan

With continued growth of high-rise and commercial construction across the globe, understanding the role that…

Custom Fire Rover protection of industrial equipment and hazards.
Is there a fire epidemic facing the waste and recycling industry?

With the risks of inherent fire only increasing, we need to develop and install solutions…

EvacPro+ provides ‘lots of handles for lots of people’.
Plus size evacuation – What is the solution?

One of the consequences of modern living with its obtundents of high energy foods and…

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