IFP Magazine – Issue 82 – June 2020

Choice of piping is a key factor in managing costs and CPVC offers advantages in expenses for materials and labor.
Dispelling eight misconceptions about fire sprinkler systems

Around the world, fire sprinkler systems stop fires before they spread to protect people and…

Emerging technology and standards for In-Building Auxiliary Radio Communication (ARC) Systems

Vaughan Ontario is one of the fastest growing communities in Canada. Our population is expected…

Under construction, at risk: NFPA 241 is critical to protecting vulnerable construction sites

On April 29, 2020, 38 people died when a fire tore through a four-story warehouse…

Recognising the critical role of the fire safety sector

On Tuesday, 5 May a fire engulfed the 49-storey Abbco Tower, a residential skyscraper in…

Racegoers to the newly re-developed Curragh Racecourse are now protected by a high quality EN54 certified Public Address/Voice Evacuation system manufactured by Baldwin Boxall.
Baldwin Boxall and Sound Productions at the races

Nestled in the glorious countryside of Southern Ireland sits the Curragh Racecourse. Initially founded in…

Evolution of Reliable sprinklers: 1921 Issue ‘A’, 1928 Issue ‘B’, 1948 Model ‘C’, 1982 Model G, 2020 Series KFR.
Reliable: A company history

The year was 1920. The short-lived League of Nations was formed in the hope of…

Advanced’s TouchControl enables the end user to see the status of the gas suppression system via 3D interactive maps.
Advanced secures historical archives of Belgrade

A custom-engineered gas extinguishant system from fire systems leader, Advanced, is now protecting thousands of…

As soon as the fire alarm system is triggered, the FT10e fire-fighting turbine automatically swings to the appropriate area and starts the extinguishing work.
EmiControls – An innovative way of fire protection with the FT10e water mist turbine

The Italian company EmiControls has been working on innovative fire protection solutions worldwide since 2011.…

Figure 1: With intumescent coatings steel structures can meet the requirements of various fire resistance classes. But prolonged cold-temperature storage of intumescent coatings leads to an irreversible increase in the viscosity to a point where the coating cannot be applied anymore.
Cold temperature behavior of water-based intumescent coatings

Intumescent – (lat. Intumescencia, swelling) Coatings (IC) are a special type of coatings expanding on…

The 2019 Notre Dame Cathedral Fire was caused by an electric fault.
Detecting and fighting fires at the earliest possible point in time helps mitigate risks and costs

Consideration of the modern “device-integrated-fire-protection” way of thinking offers a pro-active way to deal with…

Fig. 4: Tank farm with water motor driven proportioning pump and foam concentrate container.
Use of foam for firefighting in tank farms of the oil and petrochemical industry – Part 1

Tank farm fires in the oil and petrochemical industry do not occur often. When they…

Sigma A-XT gas extinguishing system demonstrating its advanced configuration capabilities in first-of-its-kind Holy Quran Academy.
Kentec protects Holy Quran at National UAE University

The intelligent Sigma A-XT gas extinguishing panel from Kentec, is at the heart of Luke…

The Event Recorder provides insight into the status of your fire suppression system and functions independently of the supervised electrical actuator.
TLX Technologies – Event recorder provides valuable information about your fire suppression

Would you appreciate knowing more about the current state of your fire suppression system, better…

SAPPHIRE PLUS is designed to optimise fire safety performance in high value areas.
High voltage: Fire suppression in control rooms

Fire poses a significant risk to power generation plants. As well as the obvious threat…

Fully stainless steel components and smart design.
Fire protection in sensitive areas with high pressure water mist

Finding the optimal solution for the protection of high tech equipment under sensitive environmental conditions,…

Figure 7: FOV cones for six iVFD–type 2 detectors arrayed to cover the model hangar.
Flame detection through the use of 3D mapping to aircraft hangars – Part 2

In the previous edition of International Fire Protection, we discussed the challenges posed by aircraft…

Critical fire and life safety needs must be balanced with patient care in hospitals as well as new temporary makeshift facilities.
COVID-19 challenged us all, while reminding us about the importance of basic safety benchmarks

Without question, dealing with COVID-19 has been daunting for all of us – citizens, business…

Càmina Suite & Spa, Cortina d’Ampezzo.
Hochiki shines a light on luxury

Càmina Suite & Spa, a luxury hotel in the heart of Italy’s Cortina d’Ampezzo ski…

Extract from Ansys CFX of a model in 3D wire view. It shows the temperatures at 2 m above Level 07. This is one of the acceptance criteria we need to check.
Fire safety engineering viewpoint

With clients looking for ever more impressive design-led spaces and architects pushing the boundaries of…

Transporting the prefabricated alarm valve modules on-site.
B&M Warehouse: Prefabrication delivers speed and efficiency

The B&M group is the fastest growing variety goods value retailer with stores operating in…

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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