Issue 90 – June 2022

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Emerging technology and fire-protection considerations for the aviation industry

I have spent more than 15 years in the fire service, the majority of that…

DSPA Simple Circuit Regulator layout. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
DSPA.nl – Product intro at Interschutz 2022

DSPA.nl is a leading manufacturer of highly innovative aerosol fire-suppression systems. Being a preferred Halon…

Some countries will already be ahead of others in how structures are built and managed to protect against fire. Image courtesy of clachcl0 (pixabay.com)
What’s needed to make our structures more fire resilient? 

By 2050, the world’s population is set to grow to almost 10 billion and 68%…

SmokSmoke control systems play a critical role in the fire protection design. Images supplied by Author / Contributore control systems play a critical role in the fire protection design.
Ensuring compliance in smoke ventilation life safety systems

This feature looks to reiterate the importance of using fully compliant life safety products and…

Several laboratories have already been equipped with high-pressure watermist from AQUASYS. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
AQUASYS – Efficiently protecting clean rooms with high-pressure watermist

AQUASYS was founded in 1993 as part of a technology group and is a pioneer…

The FireDos foam proportioner concept. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
A guide to foam and foam proportioning equipment – Part 1
Fire presents many challenges, not least because of the variables that determine which suppression medium…
Automist installation. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Testing innovative technology to improve fire safety and future-proof homes

This feature discusses a recent project to test how the Plumis Automist fire-suppression system could…

Reacton have the world’s highest-performing fire-suppression system for buses and coaches. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Bus fire-system requirements: what’s been happening since the introduction of UNECE R107?

Fires in mass transportation, and buses specifically, have been a long-term concern. The very nature…

Pool fire test. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Watermist at its turning point

Things have progressed well for watermist: there is a growing market for eco-friendly, sustainable products…

Analogue addressable fire detection system. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Modern trends and developments in fire detection

Demand for reliable fire-detection systems is growing worldwide, with an estimated compound annual growth rate…

Environmentally friendly and efficient firefighting foam solutions used in low, medium and high expansion. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
BIOEX – Pioneers in fluorine-free foams

Fluorine-Free Foam (FFF) technology is not new to BIOEX. For more than 20 years, BIOEX…

FM5130 foam sprinkler fire test. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Fluorine-free foam systems – a solution is needed now!

There is no doubt that the trend towards the use of synthetic fluorine-free foams (SFFF)…

Fire detection and alarm products must be CE marked to be legally sold or placed on the European market.
Exploring entire life-cycle costs

International Fire Protection (IFP) recently caught up with Paul Pope, Group Business Development Director at…

Partial collapse of a carpark at Stavanger Airport in Sola, Norway, following a multi-vehicle fire in 2020. Official report found EVs did not contribute to fire development ‘beyond what is expected from conventional vehicles’. Image courtesy of RI.SE
Electric vehicle fires on ships

The Felicity Ace and her cargo of thousands of burnt vehicles – some of them…

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Reducing PFAS levels in firefighters by blood and plasma donation
Historically firefighters have been occupationally exposed to perfluoroalkyl substances such as PFOS, PFHxS and PFOA…
Figure 6: Test setup and apparatus for sensitivity evaluation. The devices positioned from left to right are SMPS TSI 3910, the test device in black and the last test device in grey providing the measurement for PCM, PIM and OLM, respectively. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Principle and application of aspirating smoke detectors (ASDs) with an innovative method for very early fire alarms – Part 2

In Part 2 of this article, the smoke detection performance of the particle-charging method is…

New electric detection technology can centrally monitor and protect multiple hazard zones. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Electric detection technology provides intelligent fire protection for commercial kitchens

The latest fire-protection systems provide real-time monitoring capabilities, streamline maintenance and evolve with kitchens as…

INTERSCHUTZ 2022. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
INTERSCHUTZ – Showcasing solutions facing the challenges of our times

From 20 to 25 June 2022, the topics at INTERSCHUTZ in Hannover, Germany, will revolve…

ProfilerF Wastewater System by Metrohm USA. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Total PFAS analysis via total organic fluorine

The analysis of total organic fluorine (TOF) via combustion ion chromatography (CIC) has emerged as…

Figure 1. Fire Detector Response Time and Fire Progression vs Damage Severity Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Thermal imaging and the Industrial Internet of Things are improving early fire detection

Industrial facilities are finding ways to prevent fire damage by identifying hot spots with thermal…

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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