Issue 79 – September 2019

Sprinklers are a core fire safety measure

Across Europe national sprinkler markets are booming, with many showing record levels of activity. Installers…

Designing better fire protection

As a trade association, the Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has had a long-term…

What role do you play in the NFPA fire safety ecosystem?

Global perspective and purview The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has been working with global…

Maple Armor’s FireWatcher series was designed for performance and reliability and is innovative and easy to install.
Maple Armor – Innovative technology and user-friendly solutions

In a fiercely competitive industry, where product development and technological advancements are so slow they…

Virtual walk-throughs enable users to identify possible interferences or degraded functionality earlier in the construction lifecycle.
Victaulic – Innovative disturbances: Providing value and consequences

Disruptive innovation is relatively new expression, but the phenomenon of new concepts radically impacting traditional…

Large area hearing loops are installed discreetly in floors or ceilings.
Communicating the danger to those with hearing loss

As the largest disabled group in the UK, close attention should be paid to the…

Figure 1: Layout using six IR3 detectors, facing along the rim of the LAST.
Employing flame detection for large atmospheric storage tanks

This article builds on our understanding of flame detection technologies discussed in issues 761 and…

Bladder Tank.
Tema Sistemi – Protecting people and goods since 1990

Tema Sistemi S.p.A is an international company highly specialised in engineering, manufacturing, installation and maintenance…

Figure 2: Test set-up with the black background screen.
Development of tests to assess video flame and video smoke detectors

Video fire detectors are increasingly being used to detect fires in areas where traditional detectors…

Timber entering the chamber for fire retardant treatment.
The essential guide to fire retardant timber

Timber is an incredibly attractive and flexible building material. Its popularity is evident across all…

Fircroft College.
Honeywell Gent helps Fircroft with major fire health and safety reconstruction, following panel failure

Fircroft College of Adult Education recently found themselves in urgent need of a new fire…

A water mist nozzle.
Water mist – the firefighting system and the organisation behind it

Ragnar Wighus, IWMA past president and chief scientist at SP Fire Research Norway, says: ‘Water…

PYROVIEW thermographic camera in weatherproof enclosure.
Improvement of preventive fire protection at a tank farm
Tank farms are used for the storage of highly flammable and explosive substances; Consequently, preventive…
An intumescent gasket (left) and a non-intumescent gasket (right).
Intumescent solutions for fire protection in tall buildings

Steel is used as a structural and fabrication material in tall buildings around the world.…

Join delegates as they get the latest information and insights from industry leaders.
Fire Safety North and Health & Safety North – Unparalleled line-up of free education content for 8-9 October 2019

The co-located events will return to EventCity for the third consecutive year and will attract…

Engineers installing cable.
Fire testing of cables is important, but not at the expense of other performance characteristics

Construction projects around the world are rapidly on the rise, as there is significant commercial…

4.25MW/8.5MWh Utility scale lithium ion Battery Energy Storage System installation at Ft. Carson, Colorado.
With the use of energy storage systems on the rise, the NFPA can help with new research
As the use of energy storage systems (ESS) continues to expand, code officials, designers, installers,…
The Pilkington UK range of fire-resistant glazing.
FIREX 2019: fire safety best practice in the spotlight

The 23rd – 29th September marks Fire Door Safety Week. It’s a campaign that’s run…

FIREX International 2019 saw a 4% increase in visitors from last year.
FIREX International 2019 records another successful event

The 2019 FIREX International, held on 18–20 June at ExCeL, London, was another enormous success.…

Advanced fire panels are installed in 112 Leadenhall Street.
Fire safety at the touch of a finger-tip

The fire industry has experimented with touch screen technology for many years as ever sophisticated…

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