Issue 91 – September 2022

Image 1: From back left to front right FICO fire damper control family, FICO. FCBB-2, FCBB-4, FICO PRO and FICO MINI. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
How regularly are your fire dampers tested? 

Did you know legally in Europe, fire dampers should be tested every 6 months? I…

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REPowerEU presents big challenges with respect to PV fire safety

REPowerEU is a European Commission proposal launched in May 2022 that “plan to make Europe…

CS-TIE C30F IR3 flame detector. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Chang Sung Ace – Flame detectors & gas detectors Compact design and reliable quality

Chang Sung Ace (CSA) was established in 1990 and is now one of the most…

Advanced protects the Landmark Building, Dubai. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Advanced – Are you looking for safer, simpler fire protection? 

Flexible solutions hold the key to simplifying the complexities of specifying fire-protection systems in a…

One of the most effective ways to avoid this happening in the future and improve fire-safety standards across the world is by embedding them into our planning systems, and at an early stage. Image courtesy of Mick Lobb / Fire damaged properties in Heol Don – Whitchurch / CC BY-SA 2.0
The significance of urban planning in fighting future fires

Fires can cause up to 180,000 deaths globally each year. This, according to The World…

Image courtesy of Danfoss Fire Safety
How to find a good watermist system manufacturer
As with anything you acquire you want to make sure you have a good product.…
FireDos M12 Monitor with stepless variable flow, non-ballast, jet and fog. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Advanced hybrid firefighting solutions for major fire hazards

Firefighting technology is constantly advancing. This case study illustrates the latest technology in mobile firefighting…

Figure 1. Foam Training at Queensland Fire Academy Whyte Island Brisbane. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
PFAS waste disposal in the fire service – Part 1
Cement kiln incineration offers an environmentally sustainable solution. Class B AFFF (aqueous film-forming foams) contain…
Intelliclad installations are helping to remove waking watch patrols and increase safety for residents across the UK. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Intelliclad – A Practical Approach to Fire Safety 

The journey of residents affected by dangerous cladding across the UK has already been long…

The Nowra Naval Air Base Hangar after the fire. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Fire protection system security

In todays uncertain times, the issue of security of vital infrastructure like power stations, oil…

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Intersec Saudi Arabia – Stage set for long-awaited return of fully booked Intersec Saudi Arabia

The stage is set for a fully booked Intersec Saudi Arabia, as the Kingdom’s largest…

Curtain walled buildings with curved elements may require bespoke perimeter fire seal solutions to manage the varying depths between the facade and floor slab. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Why is building movement a vital consideration when specifying perimeter fire seals for curtain wall facades?

It is vital curtain wall facades are designed and constructed to withstand constant movement due…

Image 1: Fire in the Lacrosse apartment block in Melbourne showing the rapid flame movement along the vertical cladding. Image courtesy of Fire Rescue Victoria, Australia Images supplied by Author / Contributor
The Lacrosse apartment building fire in Melbourne, Australia

In the small hours of 25 November 2014 there was a fire at the Lacrosse…

Bags will soon be packed for the trip to Madrid. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
IWMA Award goes to young Australian Scientist

This year’s International Water Mist Association (IWMA) Young Talent Award winner is Haydn Lewis who…

The fibreglass or plastic components of the turbine nacelle can easily be ignited by a spark or arc flash. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
The role of automatic gaseous suppression in protecting green energy from fire

Across the world, there is near-unanimous agreement that action needs to be taken to halt…

Smoke Detectors. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Fire detection and alarm systems

Building safety is due not only to passive fire products; when it comes to emergency…

A modern office in the former post office: equipped with an AQUASYS high-pressure water mist (HDWN) system for efficient and economical fire protection. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
High-pressure water mist protects modernised office building in Berlin

The former post office building in Lübecker street in Berlin was transformed into a modern…

The Reacton bus and coach fire suppression system is compact and high-performing, approved to both P-Mark SPCR 183 and UNECE R107 it provides total protection. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Reacton Fire Suppression wins one of the worlds largest retrofit bus fire protection projects in history

Reacton Fire Suppression are proud to announce that we have secured an extremely large project…

Suppression systems are essential in any building. Images supplied by Author / Contributor
Fire safety: where responsibility lies

Have you ever noticed a building’s fire suppression system? Probably not. They are there to…

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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