Issue 78 – June 2019

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) – Providing expertise, research and training for fire-industry professionals

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) is Europe’s largest trade association for the fire-protection sector, with…

Victaulic – Celebrating 100 years of customer – focused patented innovation

Milestones Include One Billion Solution Installations Worldwide, Contributions to the Eiffel Tower, Hoover Dam and…

FireFive – The perfect protection against polymeric materials fires

FireFive® is an additive that mixed with water in very low percentages, increases the extinguishing…

How to achieve a high-performing optical flame detection system

Optical flame detectors sense radiant energy from an open flame by employing infrared, visible, and/or…

Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection AB

Dafo has been in business for over 100 years and has always been in the…

Reliable Model DDX – PrePak, DryPak and DelPak – factory assembled Preaction, Dry Pipe & Deluge Systems

The Reliable range of pre-packaged fire protection control valves are engineered to combine high levels…

The rise of water mist fire suppression systems

Water mist fire protection systems share many similarities with sprinkler systems. Both systems use water…

Are pre-configured bolted storage tanks a good fit for my application?

With over 350,000 field proven storage tank installations in more than 125 countries and a…

The new generation of flame detectors

Industries continuously strive to improve safety by reducing the number of personnel who are exposed…

Lithium-ion batteries: explosive industry potential, handle with care

Lithium-ion batteries have been long hailed as the next big breakthrough, destined to change many…

A clear difference

The terms “combustible”, “non-combustible” and “limited-combustibility” are frequently referenced as part of the debate surrounding…

Innovative device-integrated protection helps minimizing business interruptions

Most fires start small. Many fires often remain undetected for a significant time. Fires that…

Flame detection performance – effective viewing distance?

This article builds on our understanding of flame detectors developed in issue 761 of this…

The Hackitt Report – Wrexham Mineral Cables asks are we doing enough?

Established over 30 years ago Wrexham Mineral Cables manufacture fire proof cables from their purpose-built…

Fire door glazing – how to embrace the challenge

Glass is an increasingly popular construction material. It maximises the use of natural light and…

Constructing an argument for change

Glyn Coates, Zeroignition, looks at traditional methods of construction in the light of Grenfell, where…

Intumescent polyurethanes in fire protection

Polyurethanes (PU) are plastics that are usually manufactured on the basis of petroleum, which means…

2019 NFPA Conference & Expo San Antonio, Texas • 17–19 June
The NFPA Conference & Expo® is one of the world’s biggest and most comprehensive fire,…

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