IFP Magazine – Issue 81 – March 2020

Work continues on developing the Taichung Power Plant to ensure it meets the expanding energy requirements of Taiwan
LINESENSE Solution for Taiwan’s Largest Power Plant

Some 24,000 metres of Linear Heat Detection (LHD) cable from Linesense have been supplied to…

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Programme for Change, ensuring the Fire Sector keeps pace

The Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) has been a key player in the global fire…

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Universal fire safety problems need a globalized response

There’s nothing like watching a room flash over to make you realize how quickly a…

FIREX International moves forward in 2020

FIREX International is your chance to stay up-to-date with the latest technologies and legislation within…

How to use AirForLife.
AirForLife – Award-winning, life-saving aerosol product is the new kid on the block

Statistics indicate that around 85% of deaths from fire-related incidents are due to being overcome…

FireDos – Stands out as a specialist for monitors and proportioners for firefighting

The Germany-based company FireDos has become an established specialist in the field of designing and…

The piston effect causes high airflow speed with peaks exceeding 20 m/s.
Early warning fire detection in underground stations

Based on UN’s world urbanisation prospects, the total amount of megacities – urban conglomerations with…

Fire curtain across wall opening.
Building division and fire curtain vision

With fire safety an important consideration for the design of any commercial building, this article…

A fire extinguisher going through the recycling process.
Not all fire extinguisher disposal methods are made equal

Our world is changing. Trends in urbanisation and population growth require more sustainable solutions to…

Advanced panels now protect Swansea University’s ESRI building.
Swansea University future-proofs campus

The university has installed 25 one-, two- and four-loop MxPro 5 fire-alarm control panels throughout…

Figure 1: Fire-related fatalities in Great Britain
The causes of fire fatalities and serious fire injuries in Scotland

Fire fatalities in Great Britain have gradually been decreasing over the last three decades but…

Give consumers information and you give them the power to drive improvement.
All-consuming fire safety

As part 2 of the Grenfell Tower Public Enquiry gets underway, many members of the…

Brand new Fire Lab in the EIC (Engineering Innovation Centre) where students can carry out a variety of fire tests.
Fire Engineering – an opportunity for everyone

I left school after completing my A-levels and started work with the John Lewis Partnership…

Device-integrated fire protection with AMFE inside electric cabinets detects fires reliably and extinguishes at the point of origin. Signal connections monitor the activation.
It is time to challenge the traditional approach to fire prevention!

Existing fire-prevention models from around the world are well-founded: they consider organizational, structural, defensive as…

Bird’s eye view of a waste transfer station.
Fire protection regulations in waste transfer stations – ensuring compliance

Fire is a risk for any business. Waste transfer stations, however, are amongst the most…

In Massachusetts fires are investigated by a combination of firefighters and police officers. The fire chief is required by statute to investigate every fire in their jurisdiction. Chiefs may turn to the State Fire Marshal’s office for help depending on circumstances. Fire investigators assigned to the Massachusetts State Fire Marshal’s Office are members of the Massachusetts State Police.
NFPA fire investigation standards help to identify JPRs and fire causes

In the mid-1970s, salty old fire investigators would work their way through the smoky ruins…

Hangar with small aircraft.
Flame detection through the use of 3D mapping to aircraft hangars

In this first, of a two-part article, William Pittman, PhD discusses the challenges posed by…

Figure 5: Unsafe site storage.
Flammable cladding in China: A site study 2020

Despite recent tragedies throughout the world, some countries, even in 2020, continue to use unsafe,…

The choice of wireless fire detection, alarm and control products is wide and very suitable for social housing.
The time for wireless was always now

Modern buildings and safety legislation require our industry to deliver new modes of protection as…

The combination of technologies used in multi-sensor fire detectors allows for greater precision and can help reduce nuisance alarms.
The 2019 edition of NFPA 72 is here. Are you prepared?

The NFPA 72-2019 edition marks the most sweeping changes to this standard in decades. More…

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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