Tests of residential sprinklers and water mist nozzles show their efficacy in combating domestic fires

Fire tests with residential sprinklers show that earlier activation and ‘faster’ glass bulbs contribute to a somewhat improved efficacy during a typical domestic fire that begins in an upholstered chair. Water mist nozzles increase efficiency in terms of a more…

Research is the key to success

Almost 20 years ago I was employed as a research scientist at ‘SP Fire Technology’, a department at the Swedish governmental owned research Institute SP. In 2010 we merged with the Norwegian/SINTEF fire laboratory to become ‘SP Fire Research’ and…

Joint efforts for fire safety

RISE Research Institutes of Sweden and Efectis Group has signed a mutual Memorandum of Understanding in order to jointly support sustainable fire safety and fire research in society contributing with top-level expertise and innovation to industry, regulators, universities and other…

MDM Publishing visit RISE Fire Research Division, Sweden

MDM Director Dave Staddon and Group Editor Duncan White were hosted at RISE in Boras, Sweden by RISE Marketing Manager Fredrik Rosen during their recent visit. The visit saw the MDM treated to a VIP behind the scenes tour of…

RISE appointed by the European Commission

RISE Research Institutes of Sweden (former SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden) was one of the organizers of the “International Seminar for Fire Safety of Façades” in Paris 2013 and in Lund, Sweden last year. At the Lund seminar, the…

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