Reliable fire and smoke detection in recycling facilities

Waste is per se something ‘dirty’; hence, the environmental conditions within recycling facilities are most challenging. In addition, the environment is highly dynamic, the level of dust changes very quickly when, for example, trucks are loaded or unloaded. Furthermore, fires…

Multi-sensor fire alarms: four things you may not know

Optical detectors may be the number one fire detector in the market today, but the popularity of Multi-Sensors has increased dramatically over recent years and prices have fallen, making them all the more attractive. Multi-Sensors combine two sensor types within…

Using flame detectors for Zone 2 Hazardous Areas
84In this article the fundamentals of Hazardous Areas are outlined and Flame Detector applications, split into Zone 1, Zone 2 and Safe Areas are discussed. This is not a definitive explanation of Flame Detector types or how they work, but…
What can a two-wire system offer you that conventional can’t?

AlarmSense is a range of conventional two-wire detection and alarm devices that connect to the same pair of supply wires. This design saves time on installation and, alongside the ability to priority switch sounders, makes AlarmSense an incredibly flexible system…

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 hangars in relationship to flame detector selection. In this edition William Pittman discusses how 3D flame detector modelling techniques can be used, in combination with…

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 aircraft hangars in relationship to flame detector selection. In the next edition of Gulf Fire William discusses how 3D flame detector modelling techniques can be…

Flame detector selection – Which one?

Which flame detector should I use? This is a common question when a fire protection engineer is looking to protect a high value asset or where fast detection is needed due to the escalation potential of a fire. So, where…

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